The Tripping Point Summit – The Valley Edition

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9:30AM – 2PM (breakfast served at 9AM) Panorama High School – 8015 Van Nuys Blvd, Panorama City, CA 91402 For over 40 years, our sidewalks, crosswalks, and bus stops have gone mostly unimproved in the City of Los Angeles. The Tripping Point goal is to highlight the importance of these public amenities on our quality of life. Come join the movement to support an even better Los Angeles with safe,...
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Proposed Citywide Cat Program Environmental Review Process

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The City of Los Angeles Bureau of Engineering (BOE) is beginning the environmental review process for the proposed Citywide Cat Program, which would be administered by the City’s Department of Animal Services. The proposed Project focuses on public education and policy implementation in the City of Los Angeles. It does not include any physical construction of buildings or structures.  The City has...
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Dr. Nordella’s Aliso Canyon Disaster Health Study Town Hall Meeting – Saturday, October 14, 2017

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Many North Valley community members were gravely impacted by the Aliso Canyon gas facility disaster of 2015, and many continue to experience unexplained health ailments.  After many failed promises of a meaningful health impact study, Dr. Jeffrey Nordella, a local medical doctor, stepped up to the plate and decided to undertake the study by himself.  He set up an arrangement with an out-of-state l...
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EP Information

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Hi, Everybody:  It was wonderful to see so many of you at the 10th Annual Disaster Preparedness Fair last Saturday.  It succeeded our expectations in so many ways, as evidenced by the following information: 7,000+ Attendees 174 Cities/Communities Represented All 15 LA City Council Districts Represented 75 of 98 Neighborhood Council Districts Represented 135 Child IDs done by the B...
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Map Your Neighborhood Class – Tomorrow

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Saturday, August 19th, 1:00 to 3:00 PM, at SOS Survival Products, 15705 Strathern Street, Unit 11, in Van Nuys. The class is FREE, but please call 800-479-7998 and let them know you're coming. If you forget to register, come anyway! We want as many folks as possible to know about this fantastic program. Bill Hopkins, Granada Hills North NC EP Chair, and I will show you how easy it is to host th...
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Emergency Preparedness Update – August 2017

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We have a new venue for our 10th Annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair this year!  The Fair will be Saturday, October 7th, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, at the Northridge Fashion Center (9301 Tampa Avenue), and the Fair itself will be on the northwest corner of the parking lot at  Shirley Ave. & Plummer St., in the parking lot between the Bank and the Theaters.  Please go online to register at Valle...
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National Parks Lifetime Senior Pass Rate Increase

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There are more than 400 National Parks in the U.S. and visiting them may become more difficult as entry passes become more expensive. As of August 27, 2017, the cost of the National Parks Lifetime Senior Pass (available to seniors 62 and over) will be increased from the current rate of $10.00 to $80.00. The LIFETIME PASS for seniors allows entry to more than 2,000 sites managed by five federal ...
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The Sidewalk Repair Program Environmental Review Has Begun

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The City has engaged in a massive Sidewalk Repair Program in part to repair and upgrade sidewalks and curb ramps adjacent to City-owned pedestrian facilities, so that they are compliant with applicable accessibility requirements.  Street tree removals and replacements, along with utility relocations, may be needed, as well. Additionally, the City may adopt policies and/or ordinances to assist in t...
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Update: Sepulveda Basin Clean-Up

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We would like to thank LA Sanitation, Clean Harbors Environmental Services, Los Angeles Conservation Corps, the Los Angeles Police Department (Valley Bureau, HOPE Team, and Off Road Unit Officers), Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks, Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA), and the United States Army Corps of Engineers for their coordinated efforts to help restore the storm wat...
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