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Emergency Preparedness

24 Years Later, the Lesson Remains the Same

It was this week 24 years ago that residents of Los Angeles awoke to one of the most severe earthquakes to ever strike our region. The Northridge Earthquake resulted in 57 lives lost, over 8700 injuries, tens of billions of dollars in damage, and reminded us all of the precarious geography of our city. It was in the wake of this destruction and terrible loss that Los Angeles came together like ...
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Emergency Preparedness January 2018 Update

Hi, Everybody:  HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL!  I hope your holidays were wonderful and spent with those you love!  Mine were great, spent with family in the mountains of North Carolina.  No snow, but wind chill temps in the single digits!  Brrrrrr... Sorry I'm late with this reminder, but I'm down with the flu.  And yes, I did have the shot, so hope it wont be long lived!  My "handlers", Mary and Rick...
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Emergency Preparedness Update

Hi, Everybody!  The Holidays are upon us and our thoughts turn to Family and Friends and coming together to celebrate.  But please don't forget about Preparedness!  Disasters don't take time off, and December is a great time to think about those who may not be as "ready" as you are.  Our December meeting will be a great time to think about gifts of preparedness items for all, so you won't want to ...
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EP Information

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

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

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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Emergency Preparedness Committee Meeting Location for this Saturday

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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Important EP Information

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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Emergency Preparedness Update for April 2017

Hi, Everybody:  Our EP Meeting for April is this Saturday, April 8th, 9:00 to 11:00 AM at the Flyaway Bus Terminal in the Community Meeting Room on the 2nd Floor.  Take the elevator INSIDE the building, or the steps OUTSIDE. The Flyaway is located at 7610 Woodley Ave., (NE Corner of Saticoy and Woodley) in Lake Balboa.  Plenty of FREE PARKING in the spaces closest to the street. DAN T...
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Emergency Preparedness Update, March 2017

Did you hear on National News this week that the San Andreas usually experiences a "big one" every 100 years or so, and that it's been about 160 since the last big one on the southern end? We're talking in the realm of a 7.2.  Have I gotten your attention? Well, you're in luck!  it's time for another great Emergency Prepared- ness Meeting, this Saturday, March 11th, 9:00 to 11:00 AM, at the ...
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