Home / Articles posted byLBNCadmin (Page 2)

Author: LBNCadmin

Be the Change in Your Community – Run for a Seat on Your Neighborhood Council. Election is May 19, 2019.

neighborhood-council-elections-season-opens-in-los-angeles2
What are Neighborhood Councils? Neighborhood Councils are the closest form of government to the people. They give their communities a voice at City Hall on important issues like development, homelessness, and public safety. Neighborhood Councils are advisory bodies with annual budgets funded by taxpayer dollars. Board members are City officials who are elected by those who live, work, ...
Read More

Holiday Crime Prevention

Holiday Crime Prevention
Crime increases during the holiday season as holiday shopping puts more prizes around for the thieves to ply there trade. Shopping on line can leave packages on porches as easy pickings. Gifts left in cars or visible through windows are a draw for the thieves. See below for tips on avoiding being a victim. (more…)
Read More

Valley Relics Museum Grand Re-Opening Video

Relic Museum Master still 2
https://youtu.be/9JhqoIXMCJI This video is about the Grand Re-Opening of The Valley Relics Museum that moved from Chatsworth to Lake Balboa/Van Nuys Airport to a new and larger facility. Tommy Gelinas and his staff has put together a wonderful place to reminisce of days gone by for all of us who love the VALLEY. Watch the video. Enjoy! Video courtesy of Mark Hovater. Thank you, Mark!
Read More

The Budget Advocates’ Los Angeles City Services 2018 Report Card

The Budget Advocate s Los Angeles City Services 2018 Report Card
How are your City Services performing in your neighborhood? Are you satisfied or do things need improvement? Please take a moment to provide feedback based on your experiences. By establishing clear benchmarks based on community feedback, the City will be able to better align spending to remedy deficiencies. http://bit.ly/LAreportcard DEADLINE IS JANUARY 5, 2019
Read More

EP Information – November 2018

AdobeStock_111181135
Hi, Everybody:  Hope you can make it to our EP MEETING this week, Saturday, November 10th, 9:00 to 11:00 AM at the Flyaway Bus Terminal 2nd Floor Community Meeting Room, 7610 Woodley Avenue (NE Corner of Saticoy and Woodley in Lake Balboa.  Plenty of free parking in the spaces out front closest to Woodley Ave., and come inside and take the elevator, or the steps out front. We'll put together a ...
Read More

A Bridge Home: FAQ for LA’s Temporary Homeless Housing Initiative

Bridge-Home-FAQ-for-LAs-homeless-housing-initiative-newsletter-graphic
Mayor Garcetti’s temporary homeless housing initiative – called A Bridge Home – has begun rolling out across LA, with the first site already open in the historic city center district near El Pueblo. Many Neighborhood Councils have been fielding questions and concerns from their stakeholders about the impact this program will have on their community. The Mayor’s office has created the following ...
Read More

Today Is California’s Last Day To Register To Vote in the 2018 Election

unnamed (3)
If you aren't registered to vote by Monday night, you'll have no say on the gas tax, daylight savings time, the governorship, or Congress. Monday is the deadline to register to vote in California, and here are just some of the ways the Nov 6. Election will affect you: it will determine whether you have to change your clocks twice a year and set your alarm earlier, how much you pay at the gas pump...
Read More

Halloween Tips

Halloween Safety Tips Message
As you all know Halloween is around the corner and we want to make sure we take protective measures. Below is a link with useful information that may prevent children from eating bad candy and making themselves as visible as possible while trick-or-treating. There is also good information for adults. We want to make sure we all have a spooky Halloween, but a SAFE one at that. Be safe. Officer L...
Read More

New Senior Lead Officer (SLO) Named for Lake Balboa Community

SLO Hugo Fuentes
After several months of search and interviews, West Valley LAPD has named a new Senior Lead Officer (SLO) who will replace retired SLO Steve Olivares. Veteran Officer Hugo Fuentes will officially assume the 10A39 patrol area effective in October. Officer Fuentes is a 10+ year LAPD veteran and brings extensive and successful experience while serving as a patrol officer and working closely with West...
Read More

New State Law: AB 1719 now in effect: In case you didn’t know

HS CPR trained 2
In case you weren’t aware, a new CA state law (AB 1719) just went into effect (August) that now requires mandatory hands-on CPR training in all High Schools and Charter Schools – grades 9-12. Hands-on CPR training is now a graduation requirement. This new law was enacted to help increase survival rates for victims of Sudden Cardiac Arrest, a major cause of death striking more than 1,000 persons/da...
Read More

LADWP Approves New Community Solar Power Program for Renters

new-LADWP-logo
Pilot Program Targets Areas with Low Solar Penetration LOS ANGELES (September 26, 2018) – Recognizing that a large segment of the city’s population is unable to benefit from solar power, the Board of Water and Power Commissioners voted September 25 to launch a new community solar program to improve solar equity for renters and to expand geographic diversity of solar projects in Los Angeles. Th...
Read More

Celebrate LA! LA Phil 100 x CicLAvia

ciclavia_laphil_093018_map_9_elevation
On Sunday, September 30th, CicLAvia is partnering with the LA Phil and Community Arts Resources (CARS) and clearing the roadways between Walt Disney Concert Hall and Hollywood, transforming them into an auto-free zone where you can walk, run, skate, scoot, bike, and wander however you like! Six hubs along the route will feature art, food trucks, screen-printing, kid-friendly fun, and dancing, as w...
Read More

Los Angeles May Make Businesses Disclose NRA Ties

SMJW7DKEIZBURPH3DHV5FOLBXM
The LA City Council will consider a motion requiring businesses wishing to contract with the city disclose their ties to the gun lobby. Saying the National Rifle Association is one of the biggest roadblocks to gun safety reform, a Los Angeles city councilman introduced a motion Friday that would require city contractors to disclose any ties they have to the organization. Councilman Mitch O'Far...
Read More

Southland Choked by Unhealthful Air Levels 87 Days Straight

EPA Tightens Air Pollution Limits For First Time In A Decade
It was a summer of unprecedented bad air for the entire Southland. LOS ANGELES, CA — A thick layer of unhealthy smog blanketed the Southland for an unprecedented 87 days in a row this summer. The region endured 87 straight days of unhealthful air, violating federal smog standards almost every day this summer, it was reported Friday. It was the longest stretch of bad air in about 20 years, acco...
Read More

Plan to Steer Air Traffic over the Valley Hits Turbulence

adevandry-runway2
Residents in western San Fernando Valley are trying to halt FAA plans to direct more air traffic over the neighborhood. More than 1,900 residents have signed a petition against an FAA plan to allow more passenger flights from Hollywood Burbank Airport over several San Fernando Valley communities, it was reported Friday. The group, called Studio City for Quiet Skies, launched the petition in re...
Read More

Los Angeles County Launches Homeless Outreach Portal Online and Through 2-1-1 Phone

la-hop
Did you see someone experiencing homelessness who needs help? Notice a homeless neighbor who seems to be struggling with their physical and/or mental health? You can help them by filling out an outreach request at www.la-hop.org or by dialing 2-1-1 and reporting any specific concerns you may have regarding the person’s well-being. LA-HOP (Homeless Outreach Program) is a service designed to assi...
Read More

Workshop: Great Green Space for a Climate-Smart LA

Untitled-1 (1)
Want to help your neighborhood maximize green space and be more climate resilient? Want to make the best and most equitable use of Measure A and Prop 68 funds for local parks? Join us for a hands-on workshop with Fernando Cazares of the Trust for Public Land on how to make the most of your neighborhood green space—and add to it where it’s needed most. We’ll also have updates on our committee wo...
Read More
Top
Translate »