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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Judge Denies County’s Bid To Block Aliso Canyon Restart

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The ruling paves the way for Gas Co. to restart operations at Aliso Canyon, which was closed down following a catastrophic leak. Los Angeles County lost its bid Friday for a court order blocking the re-start of natural gas injections at the Aliso Canyon storage facility in Porter Ranch, the site of the largest methane leak in U.S. history. State regulators announced last week that injections c...
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Emergency Preparedness Committee Meeting Location for this Saturday

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The Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council Emergency Preparedness Meeting is this Saturday, July 8, 8:00 to 11:00 AM at the Woodley Lakes Golf Course Parking Lot at our Emergency Preparedness Bin. Take Woodley Ave. south from Victory Blvd., past the Bus Line, to the second driveway on the right. (See the Woodley Lakes Golf Course Sign as you turn in.) Drive to the stop sign, turn left into the parking l...
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Happy Independence Day

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July 4th is one of the best days of summer. Whether you take your party to the beach or stick with a backyard barbecue, remember that fireworks are illegal in the City of Los Angeles! Fireworks are dangerous - they can cause serious injury and death to people, damage homes and property, and potentially start brush fires. The Emergency Management Department wants us to remind you to celebrate sa...
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Important EP Information

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Hi, Everybody:  Hope your summer is going well, and that you'll take a couple minutes to read the following EP information.  We have some really exciting things happening!!! Our LBNC EP Meeting this month will be held at our EP Bin at Woodley Lakes Golf Course in their parking lot -- not at the Flyaway!!!  To get there, take Woodley Ave. south of Victory.  Drive past the Bus Line, and then take...
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