ILLEGAL FIREWORKS… WHO CARES?… YOUR NEIGHBORS

ALL fireworks are illegal in Los Angeles. In our Lake Balboa Community, everyone is urged to have a SAFE and FUN Fourth of July season. Instead of risking life and limb, please celebrate by visiting one of the more than 30 professional fireworks shows across the region. Both LAPD and LAFD officials warned that all fireworks are dangerous, especially to children. They also warned residents not ...
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City of Los Angeles Releases Much Anticipated Draft Cannabis Regulations

After more than a year of working directly with residents and stakeholders, City Councilmembers encourage an ongoing public dialogue of new rules in the months to come Los Angeles City Council President Herb J. Wesson, Jr. was joined today by Councilmembers Bob Blumenfield, Paul Koretz and Nury Martinez in releasing the city’s draft regulations governing commercial cannabis activity. The City C...
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Rep. Cárdenas Hosting Town Hall

Wednesday, May 31, U.S. Representative Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) will host a Town Hall at the Los Angeles Mission College Campus Center in Sylmar, CA. This Town Hall will be an opportunity for constituents to ask questions and express their concerns. “Hearing from our community is the best way for me to make sure I’m doing my job,” said Congressman Cárdenas.  “This Town Hall will give folks a safe ...
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A Guide to L.A.’s 2017 Outdoor Movie Screenings

There are few things better than watching a movie under the stars in Los Angeles. OK, maybe an all-you-can-eat taco bar under the stars is better, but barely. From an iconic cemetery to a rooftop in the heart of the entertainment capital of the world, L.A.’s spring and summer outdoor screenings are held at amazing venues that make them immersive rites of passage. Several lineups haven’t even been ...
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West Valley Citizens Patrol

West Valley Area is looking for motivated community members to volunteer and make a difference in their communities! Requirements: Must pass background check No criminal record Good communication skills Good medical health Ability to stay focused Ability to follow instructions If interested, please contact: Officer McKeighan (818) 374-7685 or [email protected]
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Be Part of the Los Angeles Welcome – Saturday, May 6

This Saturday, please join the LA Department of Convention and Tourism Development in kicking off National Travel & Tourism Week by showing that the City of Los Angeles does welcome all visitors from everywhere! You may have seen the inspiring #EveryoneisWelcome video which is part of the global welcome initiative launched last week by our partners at the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention B...
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Last Call for Public Surveys

The Police Commission is seeking the assistance of the community by completing an online survey to express their thoughts, opinions, and concerns in regards to the LAPD’s video release policy.  We encourage the neighborhood Council members and their community constituents to visit www.lapdvideo.org to complete the online survey.  The survey is provided in both English/Spanish languages, and is com...
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West San Fernando Valley Not Immune from Gang Violence, City Leaders Acknowledge

LA police and city leaders are brainstorming ways to combat the rising gang problem in west San Fernando Valley. A Los Angeles City Council committee Monday discussed ways to combat three years of rising gang-related crime in the west San Fernando Valley. Although the west valley enjoys a reputation as a quiet area low in crime, it is home to 16 gangs, according to a report produced by the Los...
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Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti to Address State of City

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is set to deliver his 2017 State of the City address today at City Hall at 10am. Watch it live at https://facebook.com/Garcetti The location of the City Hall chambers for the annual speech is a departure for Garcetti, who last year delivered it at an LED maker near the Port of Los Angeles, at the Valley Performance Arts Center at Cal State Northridge in 2015, and ...
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Los Angeles to Consider Banning Oil Drilling Near Homes and Schools

Over the objections of the oil industry, Council President Herb Wesson wants to eliminate oil drilling in neighborhoods where people live. City Council President Herb Wesson plans to introduce a motion Wednesday to eliminate oil drilling in Los Angeles near homes, schools and other facilities. The motion calls for a study on the proposed restrictions, which would also include parks, churches a...
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