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October 13, 2020
Earthquake Preparedness: The Great Shakeout - Thursday, 10/15 at 10:15am

Every year, millions of people recognize the third Thursday of October as International Shakeout Day, a time specifically geared toward earthquake preparedness. Activities normally include conducting drills and exercises, and at a minimum, practicing the earthquake safety steps ‘Drop, Cover, and Hold On’ as if experiencing a major earthquake. And, while the Great Shakeout 2020 may […]

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October 9, 2020
Linda and Bill Hopkins Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair Tomorrow (It's VIRTUAL This Year!)

Our community lost Bill Hopkins on Father's Day this year. Bill was the co-founder of the "Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair," which was a yearly event that brought out thousands of people who wanted to get their homes prepared for a SFV Disaster. He did so much for our community and he'll be missed tremendously. Tomorrow, […]

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October 9, 2020
GHNNC Joint Outreach & Board Meeting for Racial Equality and Social Justice Speaker Series - Oct 17

Zoom Meeting Online https://zoom.us/j/93216945800 By Telephone Dial (669) 900-6833 or Toll Free # are (833) 548-0282 or (877) 853-5257 Enter Webinar ID: 93216945800 and Press# Agenda: https://www.ghnnc.org/wp-content/uploads/docs/OutreachA_2020-10-17.pdf Please Join the Granada Hills Neighborhood North Neighborhood Council on Saturday, October 17, 2020 from 1:00pm to 2:30pm for our first meeting of our Racial Equality and Social […]

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September 24, 2020
How to Protect Important Documents During an Emergency with a Financial First Aid Kit

For National Preparedness Month, City Controller Ron Galperin has released a new online resource: “How to Build a Financial First Aid Kit.” This interactive tool provides a list of documents and items that should be gathered and stored for safe and easy access if a crisis comes your way. Included on that list: IDs and […]

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September 24, 2020
Help your neighborhood make an emergency plan for National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month, and this year's theme is, “Disasters Don’t Wait, Make Your Plan Today.” The City of Los Angeles has numerous programs and services to help its citizens plan, prepare, and recover from disasters. Please visit the Emergency Management Department’s website for more info. One of the most important programs the City has is […]

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September 24, 2020
Help give the Census one last push before the 9/30 deadline by sharing these events with your friends & neighbors

No matter your living situation, every roommate, no matter if they are related to you or not, needs to be counted. Every person counted means money and resources for L.A. We only have until September 30. My2020Census.gov

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September 24, 2020
City Council Mandates Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Anti-Bias Training for All Neighborhood Council Members City-Wide

City Council mandates diversity, equity, inclusion, & anti-bias training for all NC members On September 16th, the City Council unanimously supported a motion to establish mandatory diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-bias training for all members of Neighborhood Councils. The motion - which was originally put forth by City Councilmember Bonin - follows from Mayor Garcetti’s […]

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September 13, 2020
LAUSD District 3 School Board Candidate Virtual Town Hall, Wednesday, September 30

On Wednesday, September 30, the GHNNC, along with several North Valley Neighborhood Councils, is co-hosting a Virtual Town Hall for the LAUSD District 3 School Board candidates, Mr. Scott Schemerelson and Ms. Marilyn Koziatik.  We invite all stakeholders to join the Town Hall, listen to the candidates, and ask questions.  The meeting will be moderated […]

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September 13, 2020
LADOT Speed Hump Application Opens Wednesday, September 16, at 8 AM

Tired of Speeding on your street? Starting on Wednesday, September 16th at 8AM.  LADOT will initiate a new round of the city speed hump application cycle which opens every 6 months. Residents may petition the department for the construction of speed humps at new locations provided that certain criteria are met.  Details may be found on […]

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September 3, 2020
Save the Date! Aliso Canyon Disaster Health Research Study Virtual Town Hall

September 30, 2020 6-8pm The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is pleased to invite you to the Aliso Canyon Disaster Health Research Study (ACDHRS) virtual Town Hall. Please save the date of September 30, 2020. The virtual meeting will be held via WebEx from 6:00 p.m -8:00 p.m. Visit the Town Hall Resources page for; meeting link, […]

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August 16, 2020
Can’t drive to a COVID testing site? Mobile pop-up testing sites now available

The Los Angeles City Mobile Testing Group is bringing COVID-19 testing to communities throughout the City for people who are unable to drive to a testing site. Testing is walk up only. No appointment is necessary, but you can see a list of dates and locations, and register for a test here: https://corona-virus.LA/mobile-pop-covid-19-testing-locations Please be […]

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August 5, 2020
Meetings to Discuss Strategies to Re-Open West Valley Animal Services Center

LA Animal Services Announces Meetings to Discuss Proposal to Re-open West Valley Animal Services Center To learn more and sign up for one of the meetings, please visit: http://aniserv.la/Ujpq50ARyHB LA Animal Services wants your valuable input to help plan a future in which we can do even more for animals and people in the City of LA. Share your thoughts […]

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July 31, 2020
Aliso Canyon Disaster Health Study Presentation - July 28, 2020

Here is a link to the Aliso Canyon Disaster Health Study SOC and CAG Joint Meeting 07282020

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July 30, 2020
Earthquake Rattles Southern California Coast

An earthquake rattled Southlanders from their sleep, Thursday morning. Did you feel it? A magnitude 4.2 earthquake struck Southern California's San Fernando Valley early Thursday morning. The United States Geological Survey reports the quake struck just before 4:30 a.m. The quake was felt in Pacoima, and as far away as Oxnard, Irvine, and San Diego. […]

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July 21, 2020
Great Plates Delivered Meal Assistance Program Extended

Great news! Great Plates Delivered has been extended until August 9th. Through LA County's Great Plates Delivered program, you can help a local senior or business in your community. Great Plates Delivered offers eligible seniors with three (3) home-delivered meals a day. Seniors over 65, seniors 60-64 years of age who have been diagnosed or […]

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July 17, 2020
L.A. Rent Relief Program - Application Deadline Tonight at 11:59pm

The City's Emergency Renters Assistance Program for rent relief is still accepting applications until 11:59 p.m. tonight. To learn more about the program, check eligibility and apply, visit https://hcidla.lacity.org. Due to expected high demand, qualified applicants will be selected by lottery.

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July 17, 2020
COVID-19 Testing

Residents who need a COVID-19 test can call their primary care provider or healthcare center to request one. Free testing by appointment is also available, with priority given to people experiencing symptoms or to certain critical front-line workers who interact with the public. Click here to find a testing center near you and register.

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July 17, 2020
Updates from the Aliso Canyon Disaster Health Research Study Team

Aliso Canyon Community, We hope this email finds you safe and well. As we continue to see increased community spread of COVID-19 across the County, we ask everyone to stay home as much as possible, to stay physically distant from people you don’t live with and take all of the necessary precautions to minimize risk […]

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July 13, 2020
Revisions to Business Operations in California

Los Angeles County Coronavirus Update: Local Officials Order Businesses In “Non-Critical” Sectors To Close Offices Statewide, California has closed indoor operations STATEWIDE for: restaurants wineries movie theaters family entertainment zoos museums cardrooms

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June 30, 2020
Greater L.A. 4th Of July Celebration & Event Guide 2020

Fireworks may be sidelined this year, but patriotic live and virtual festivities still are planned in & around Los Angeles County. Independence Day celebrations will look decidedly different this year, as COVID-19 concerns spurred cancellations of most July 4th parades, carnivals, and fireworks extravaganzas throughout Greater Los Angeles and statewide. More events are canceled then […]

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