West Nile Virus Detected in LA, Riverside, and Kern Counties

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In case you missed it... it's official. The start of the summer West Nile Virus season has begun. Both the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and the California Department of Public Health issued press releases late last week reporting the first human cases of 2018. Panic? no. Take action? YES. Keep repellents handy; find and remove standing water; and keep doors and windows screene...
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FIREWORKS SAFETY FOR PETS

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No matter where you celebrate our nation’s 242nd year of Independence, July 4th is the one holiday ALL pets hate. And while we know that ALL fireworks are illegal in Los Angeles – punishable by a hefty fine and a jail sentence- there are some persons, not realizing the devastating effects fireworks have on animals, who will break the law despite the best efforts of law enforcement and community aw...
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Emergency Preparedness Committee Update – June 2018

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Hi, Everybody:  A quick reminder that there will be NO LAKE BALBOA NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS MEETING IN THE MONTH OF JULY!  We'll look forward to seeing you again on August 11th at 9:00 AM at the Flyaway.  Be safe and healthy and have a great  Vacation!!! Also, a heartfelt request to ENJOY YOUR DINNER FROM DEL TACO RESTAURANT THIS FRIDAY, JUNE 22, FROM 4:00 TO 7:00 pm!  Twenty...
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Are You Ready for the Inevitable “Big One”?

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The LBNC Emergency Preparedness Committee invites you to join us on the second Saturday of every month, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM at the Flyaway, 2nd Floor Community Room, 7610 Woodley Ave., (NE Corner of Saticoy and Woodley).  Plenty of free parking out front in the spaces closest to the street. Take the elevator inside the building or the steps outside. Come and enjoy our presentations, mini-classes...
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Mural Area on Haskell Receives Much Needed Clean Up

Councilwoman Nury Martinez's office conducted a mini-clean up on Friday, May 25 along Haskell Ave. between Victory and Haynes. Lauren Padick, Field Deputy for Lake Balboa, organized the clean up along with help from around 20 volunteers from the LA Conservation Corps and the neighborhood. Their hard work led to the removal of 20 bags of trash filled with litter and weeds that were obstructing the ...
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10th Annual Senior Symposium

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The LBNC joined ONEgeneration, several other neighborhood councils, and a variety of healthcare specialists at the 10th Annual Senior Symposium on Saturday, May 19. Hundreds of seniors attended the event at ONEgeneration in Reseda, adjacent to Reseda Park. During the event, seniors visited the job fair, received free health screenings, exercised with some Zumba and those attendees who registere...
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Assemblymember Nazarian’s Annual San Fernando Valley Chess Tournament Held in Lake Balboa

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On Saturday, May 12, Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian held his 3rd Annual San Fernando Valley High School Chess Tournament and 1st Annual San Fernando Valley Elementary School Chess Tournament at High Tech Los Angeles in Lake Balboa. The LBNC partnered with Assemblymember Nazarian's office to expand the tournament to include elementary school students after the LBNC donated chess sets to several scho...
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