2017 Spring Egg Hunt

You are invited to the SPRING EGG HUNT at BALBOA SPORTS CENTER Saturday, April 8, 2017 10:00 A.M.-1:00 PM Ages: 1-12 years FREE ADMISSION* Please join us at Balboa Sports Complex for crafts, moon bounce, sidewalk chalk, games, entertainment, egg hunt, give-aways, snacks, Ballet and Piano Performances, and pictures with our very own Peter Cottontail! MAGIC SHOW 10:00am *Be sure to brin...
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LAPD Reconsiders Controversial Body Camera Policy

The LAPD is reconsidering its policy to keep body camera footage from the public, and is asking for community input on a new policy.The Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners and Chief Charlie Beck outlined plans Thursday for seeking community input on establishing policies for the release of body camera footage taken during critical incidents.Input will be gathered in community forums around L...
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Report Shows Fiscal Improvement for LA

As the City of Los Angeles nears the end of its current fiscal year, a new report from the City Administrative Officer shows a significant decrease in the city's budget deficit. Although the city is not out of the woods just yet, Los Angeles has narrowed it's 2016-2017 fiscal year from $245 million to $57 million, thanks to work by the Budget and Finance Committee, an increase in revenues, and the...
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San Fernando Valley 2nd Forum on Homelessness

The Valley Alliance of Neighborhood Councils (VANC) Resource Board invites you to attend the San Fernando Valley 2nd Forum on Homelessness Monday, March 27, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. Granada Hills Charter High School - Rawley Hall 10535 Zelzah Avenue, Granada Hills 91344  Featured Guest Speakers: Marco Santana -Senator Bob Herzberg's officeKevin Taylor - Mayor Garcetti's officeGita O'Neill - Assistant Cit...
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Sepulveda Basin Work

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 Recreation and Parks, Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA), and the United States Army Corps of Engineers began restoration of the stormwater channel in the Sepulveda Basin. Crews continue to remove ...
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Stay Informed with NotifyLA

The City of LA's Emergency Management Department encourages you to sign up to receive free emergency alerts from the NotifyLA program. NotifyLA is a free emergency alert system that sends you life-saving safety information during emergencies and disasters. NotifyLA also keeps you up-to-date with relevant information about local emergencies and hazards like earthquakes, floods, fires and evacu...
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Los Angeles City Council Finalizes the Baseline Mansionization Ordinance

On March 1st, the City Council voted unanimously to adopt an update to the existing Baseline Mansionization Ordinance (BMO) and Baseline Hillside Ordinance (BHO). This vote, in effect, establishes new development standards for single-family zoned properties citywide. The changes, as recommended by the City Planning Commission, incorporate additional protections to further limit large-scale homes a...
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Los Angeles Marathon – Sunday, March 19

The Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon is tomorrow! The “Stadium to the Sea” 26.2 mile course takes runners throughout our great City past many iconic landmarks. Various streets along the marathon route will be closed by 3:15 a.m. on March 19, then reopen as early as 10:15 a.m., depending on the location. Streets will reopen by region because of the size and complexity of the event route. N...
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Plan to Attend: “How to Survive an Active Shooter” Event

According to the FBI, the number of sudden mass shootings in the U.S. has nearly tripled in recent years.  In 2015, there was only 1 week where there was NOT a mass killing. By the way, these mass shooting statistics do not include shootings tied to gangs or drugs. FBI officials found that: 70% of the active shooters attacked in schools, shopping malls or workplaces. 60% happened so fast that they...
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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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