Did you feel the earthquake this morning?

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Light shaking could be felt across the San Fernando Valley Wednesday morning. The temblor was a magnitude 2.8, and its epicenter was roughly a mile from North Hills, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Residents felt the shaking at about 9:46 a.m. According to the USGS, the quake was close to the surface, comparatively shallow at a depth of 6.8 miles. Light shaking was felt across the San...
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Teachers Approve Deal To End Strike

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"A vast super-majority" of teachers have voted to to accept an agreement reached Tuesday, ending LA's teacher strike. "A vast super-majority" of teachers have voted to approve the tentative agreement, ending the strike, United Teachers Los Angeles President Alex Caputo-Pearl said. Teachers will return to their classes Wednesday, Caputo- Pearl said. Union leaders and administrators with the Los...
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LA Teachers Strike

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We are now on day 5 of the LAUSD Teachers Strike. Less than 24 hours before the possible strike of 33,000 LA teachers, the union announced plans to hold off for a few more days. United Teachers Los Angeles is delaying the start of a possible teachers strike until Monday, union leaders announced Wednesday. Thursday was the original strike date publicly set by the union weeks ago, but the...
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Get Your SHAKEALERTLA Phone App

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L.A. County earthquake early-warning app is now available on iPhone and Android devices through the Apple APP Store and Google Play Store. This phone app alerts Los Angeles County residents to earthquakes, possibly giving critical seconds of warning before shaking starts. You may receive the alert before during or after shaking.
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You Can Be a Candidate in the Upcoming Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council Elections

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  FILE FOR CANDIDACY BETWEEN February 3, 2019 and March 5, 2019 Election Day is Sunday, May 19, 2019 For details on your Neighborhood Council Election and how you can become a candidate for office on your neighborhood council, visit LakeBalboaNC.org and click MORE on Neighborhood Council Elections (or click here directly). Call 818.946.7707 to reach the Lake Balboa Election Co...
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Be the Change in Your Community – Run for a Seat on Your Neighborhood Council. Election is May 19, 2019.

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What are Neighborhood Councils? Neighborhood Councils are the closest form of government to the people. They give their communities a voice at City Hall on important issues like development, homelessness, and public safety. Neighborhood Councils are advisory bodies with annual budgets funded by taxpayer dollars. Board members are City officials who are elected by those who live, work, ...
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Holiday Crime Prevention

Holiday Crime Prevention
Crime increases during the holiday season as holiday shopping puts more prizes around for the thieves to ply there trade. Shopping on line can leave packages on porches as easy pickings. Gifts left in cars or visible through windows are a draw for the thieves. See below for tips on avoiding being a victim. (more…)
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Valley Relics Museum Grand Re-Opening Video

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https://youtu.be/9JhqoIXMCJI This video is about the Grand Re-Opening of The Valley Relics Museum that moved from Chatsworth to Lake Balboa/Van Nuys Airport to a new and larger facility. Tommy Gelinas and his staff has put together a wonderful place to reminisce of days gone by for all of us who love the VALLEY. Watch the video. Enjoy! Video courtesy of Mark Hovater. Thank you, Mark!
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The Budget Advocates’ Los Angeles City Services 2018 Report Card

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How are your City Services performing in your neighborhood? Are you satisfied or do things need improvement? Please take a moment to provide feedback based on your experiences. By establishing clear benchmarks based on community feedback, the City will be able to better align spending to remedy deficiencies. http://bit.ly/LAreportcard DEADLINE IS JANUARY 5, 2019
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