EP Holiday Meeting

Hi, Everybody:  This Saturday, December 10th, from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM, we'll hold our last Lake Balboa NC EP Meeting of the year at the Flyaway Bus Terminal in the 2nd Floor Community Room.  That's located at 7610 Woodley Ave., (NE Corner of Saticoy and Woodley) in Lake Balboa.  Plenty of FREE PARKING out front in the spaces closest to Woodley Ave.  GO INSIDE and take the elevator at the north en...
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Workshop: Rights for Immigrant Families / Taller: Derechos de Familias Inmigrantes

Friday Jan. 13, 2017 / Viernes Enero 13, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Magnolia Science Academy - #2 17125 Victory Blvd, Lake Balboa, CA 91406 Free / Gratis Topics / Temas: ● In Case of Immigration Enforcement Efforts/ En Caso de Incursiones ● Citizenship/ Ciudadanía ● Your Rights/ Sus Derechos ● DACA To RSVP/ Para Reservar Su Espacio: Connie Sanchez (818) 527-0400 Free food will be provide...
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Winter Shelters Are Now Open

This week, the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority announced the opening of its 2016 Winter Shelter Program from now through March 1, 2017. Those in need of emergency shelter are encouraged to go directly to one of the listed pick-up points for free transportation, rather than the site address, unless otherwise indicated. Most shelters open at 5 p.m. In the San Fernando Valley, transportati...
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City Takes Steps to Protect Immigrant Residents

In a move to ensure the quality of life in the nation's second largest city, and to protect LA's highly diverse communities and residents, the City Council recently approved the creation of an Ad Hoc Committee on Immigrant Affairs. In addition to the committee's creation, the Council's proposal urged the following: Creating a new Immigrant Advocate position in the city; Defining the term ...
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Holiday Open House and Food & Toy Drive

You are invited to join Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian for a Holiday Open House and Food & Toy Drive! Thursday, December 15 5:30 - 8 p.m. Van Nuys State Office Building 6150 Van Nuys Blvd., Suite 300 Van Nuys, CA 91401 Light food and soft drinks will be served. If you have any non-perishable foods or unwrapped toys you would like to donate for our holiday toy and food drive, pleas...
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LA Commits to $1.4 Billion Sidewalk Repair Plan

The Los Angeles City Council set into motion today the initial stages of a $1.4 billion plan to repair a backlog of broken sidewalks that will allow the city to turn over the responsibility of future upkeep to property owners. City officials plan to spend the funds, which will average at least $30 million a year over the next three decades, to fix about 11,000 miles of sidewalks throughout the ...
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LA, Your Chances of Fighting that Unfair Parking Ticket Just Improved

A Los Angeles man fought the law and won, and now the city has to stop farming out its parking ticket appeals to a for-profit company. Angelenos who get parking tickets will now have a better chance of winning their appeals after the state's Supreme Court issued a ruling that Los Angeles will have to handle parking ticket appeals rather than contracting them out to a for-profit company. The co...
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Sidewalk Vending Hearing – December 12

Councilmembers Joe Buscaino (CD 15) and Curren Price (CD 9) have put forward a new Street Vending Proposal. Here are the key elements: Street vending will be allowed Citywide from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Vending will be prohibited in residential neighborhoods with the exception of roaming pushcart vendors. 2 vendors per block in commercial areas with the consent of the adjacent busi...
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DWP Refund Checks May be Headed Your Way

A court-appointed monitor has verified at least $67.5 million in refunds owed DWP customers in the aftermath of the overbilling scandal. A court-appointed independent monitor has verified at least $67.5 million in refunds and credits that the Department of Water and Power will need to pay to remedy inaccurate bills issued to customers during a troubled upgrade of the utility's billing system, att...
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