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Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council Needs Your Voices to Be Heard at the June 11th LA City Council Meeting

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Hi everyone, This urgent message is to notify you of an extremely important hearing taking place this Tuesday, June 11th at LA City Council. The Council will be discussing a State Bill (AB 516) that if passed, would severely impact LAPD's ability to tow cars/RV's that are in violation of the law. This includes streets that are posted for 'No Oversize Vehicle Parking 2 am-6 am.' As you all kn...
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Valley’s Record Heat Wave To Continue

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A ridge of high pressure will continue to keep temperatures above normal Monday, but relief is in sight. A weekend heat wave is expected to continue to scorch the Los Angeles region with above average temperatures Monday. Sunday saw record heat in parts of the city and triple digit temperatures in the valleys. A ridge of high pressure is to blame, and it will remain in the Los Angeles area Mon...
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Who Won?! Find Your Neighborhood Council Election Results

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Find out who won your Neighborhood Council election by visiting the City Clerk’s results page at https://clerk.lacity.org/elections/neighborhood-council-elections/2019-nc-election-results. Click the green button at the top of the list that includes Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council to see results. Or just click here for the unofficial results: https://clerk.lacity.org/sites/g/files/wph606/f/LAKE%20...
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Lake Balboa Emergency Preparedness Meeting – Saturday, May 11th

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Hi, Everybody:  This Saturday, May 11th, is our Lake Balboa Emergency Preparedness Meeting at 9:00 AM at the Flyaway Bus Terminal upstairs in the Community Room.  That's located at 7610 Woodley Avenue (NE Corner of Saticoy and Woodley).  Plenty of FREE PARKING in the short-term lot out front in the spaces closest to the street.  COME INSIDE the building and take the elevator up to the second f...
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Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council Board Elections are Sunday, May 19, 2019

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Your Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council Board Elections are on Sunday, May 19, 2019. This is your opportunity to vote for the 15 available board positions. For more information about Neighborhood Council elections visit the Los Angeles City Clerk’s website: https://clerk.lacity.org/elections/neighborhood-council-election https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xGafjUkGdYk
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LA’s Green New Deal Launched This Week

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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti unveiled LA’s Green New Deal this week – a series of practical steps toward creating a more sustainable Los Angeles by the year 2050. The Green New Deal LA will also serve as a global model for upholding the terms outlined in the Paris Agreement in a way that contributes significantly to equitable local economic growth. Points include: Creation of 400,000 new g...
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Get Free Trees from City Plants + Read Their Urban Forestry Report

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It’s easy to be green thanks to the work of organizations like City Plants, a non-profit running a public-private partnership between the City of LA and six other non-profit organizations. Together they work with Neighborhood Councils, community groups, residents, and businesses to coordinate tree planting and care throughout LA. Spring is the perfect time to plant a tree and City Plants of...
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Budget Advocates WHITE PAPER

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Hi Neighbors! OUR Budget Advocates have completed their white paper. https://www.lakebalboanc.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/White-Paper-2019-Final.pdf PLEASE READ at minimum THE FIRST 5 PAGES to obtain an understanding of the problems our city has. The report refers to another report for a visual of why change is needed. The flyer will help you understand why after years of waiting for a st...
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New Way to Report Suspicious Activity in Our Neighborhood on LAPD Website

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Hello stakeholders, we learned of a new feature on LAPD website when I'd to call non-emergency LAPD for another issue. The helpful dispatcher informed us about this new feature, iWatchLA and we wanted to share with our neighborhood: "http://www.lapdonline.org/iwatchla" --> then click "To file an online report click here." You can also download the iWatchLA app on iOS/Android. Let's be vigilan...
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Flooding, Mudslides, Falling Trees Among Biggest Concerns as New Storm Moves Toward SoCal

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Another storm is headed to Southern California Tuesday, prompting evacuation orders and concerns about flooding, mudslides, and falling trees. Evacuation orders were in effect for areas in Santa Barbara County and Ventura County. In Montecito, sheriff's deputies were going door to door, letting residents know they needed to leave. Signs and traffic cones blocked off roads, and front doors...
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LAUSD District 5 Board Election Could Shift Balance Of Charter Power Today

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As voters head to the polls to fill the vacant LAUSD board seat today, the board's pro-charter majority's power hangs in the balance. Ten candidates will be vying Tuesday to fill a vacant seat on the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education in an election that could again shift the balance of power on the seven-member panel. The vacancy was created last July when board member Ref...
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Improving Local Air Quality through the Lawn and Garden Equipment Exchange Program

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Improving air quality of our neighborhoods requires everyone to step up. To that end, the Southern California Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) has begun an equipment exchange program. Commercial gardeners and landscapers, local government agencies, school districts and colleges, and non-profit organizations are eligible to participate in cleaning up our air while saving money and upgrading...
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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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