Neighborhood News

April 1, 2011
Clean Air Fair for Seniors – April 7, 9am - 2pm

The senior population (55+) is a demographic that has great potential to influence healthy lifestyle changes not only for themselves but their extended family members. This Clean Air Fair for Seniors, offered at no cost to attendees, will foster awareness and increase your understanding of air quality and related health issues and clean technology applications. […]

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January 18, 2011
Does Your Kitchen Make the Grade?

Friends say you cook like a top chef. Now find out whether your home kitchen earns an “A” for restaurant-level cleanliness standards, too. Using the A, B, C grading system similar to the one posted in restaurant windows, the county’s Department of Public Health lets you take an online “Home Kitchen Self-Inspection” and then scores […]

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January 3, 2011
Aircraft Noise Pollution? Find Out Exactly Where It's Coming From.

A few GHNNC stakeholders have expressed concern recently due to noise they claim is coming from aircraft travelling to and from the Van Nuys Airport. If you hear loud aircraft in the sky above you, and you want to know more about the aircraft's destination, trajectory, type, or even altitude, we recommend the following webpage: […]

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December 7, 2010
Granada Hills Holiday Parade 2010 Photos Now Online!

Visit our Photo Gallery to see the photos from the December 5 Parade. See if you can spot yourself in the 600+ photos!

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December 2, 2010
New Technology to Fight Graffiti

It's now even easier to report graffiti to the City so it can cleaned up fast. In addition to calling 311, you can now report graffiti directly using the City's online 311 function at http://anti-graffiti.lacity.org/welcome.cfm. Just enter the exact address and a report and clean-up order are automatically generated. The City also is making efforts […]

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November 29, 2010
Graffiti Watch Program

The Beautification Committee is launching a Graffiti Watch program. Your help is needed to stop graffiti now. When you see graffiti, contact Your Local "Graffiti Watchers" and have graffiti removed in 48 Hours: Call (818) 885-8885 (West Valley Alliance Graffiti Removal). Please program that number into your cell phone. A call to West Valley alliance […]

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September 28, 2010
2nd Annual Blood Drive and Health Expo

This Saturday from 8 AM to 4 PM The Granada Hills Rotary Club aims to collect 400 pints of blood for local hospitals at their 2nd Annual Blood Drive and Health Expo. Saturday, October 2 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Granada Hills Recreation Center (corner of Petit & Chatsworth) and North Valley Youth Sports Complex […]

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September 28, 2010
Learn How to Prepare for Disaster at the 3rd Annual North Valley Disaster Preparedness Event

This Saturday from 11 AM to 3 PM Chatsworth, Granada Hills North, Granada Hills South, Lake Balboa, Northridge East, Northridge West, and Porter Ranch Neighborhood Councils are organizing the 3rd Annual North Valley Disaster Preparedness Event on Saturday, Oct. 2 at Fire Station 87 (Balboa south of Devonshire) in Granada Hills from 11:00 am to […]

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September 18, 2010
New Rebates Go Into Effect October 1

To help residential customers save energy and money, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) will increase many of its rebates for the most energy efficient appliances and home improvement products on the market. Starting October 1, 2010, LADWP will raise rebate amounts for qualifying high efficiency central air conditioners, pool pumps and […]

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September 15, 2010
Community Advisory Meeting Tonight - New High School #4

Public School Choice Resolution for Valley Region High School #4 The Public School Choice (PSC) Resolution process is designed to expand the number of quality school options available to students and to support school transformation efforts that may include new campuses that provide relief from overcrowding.  this resolution directs the LAUSD to provide quality educational […]

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September 13, 2010
Brush Fire North of Aliso Canyon Park Fully Contained

Fire crews knocked down a brush fire that broke out this afternoon (Monday, September 13, 2010) near Porter Ranch, and partially within GHNNC Boundaries. The flames scorched about 15 acres, but no homes were threatened and there were no reports of injuries. Firefighters were sent to the 19000 block of West Sesnon Boulevard about 1:50 […]

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September 1, 2010
Back-to-School Movie Night

We will be watching Disney/Pixar’s “THE INCREDIBLES” (Winner of our July Movie Poll) ** Free Popcorn and School Supplies will be handed out ** Event Sponsors: Granada Hills South Neighborhood Council Granada Hills North Neighborhood Council Old Granada Hills Residents Group Greig Smith, Councilman, 12th District gigagranadahills.com Granada Hills Recreation Center Granada Hills Recreation Center […]

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August 28, 2010
Bill Banning Ad Trailers Goes to Governor

Schwarzenegger Has Until September 30 to Sign A bill allowing cities to ban mobile advertising trailers has passed the California Legislature and is headed to the governor’s desk. Once signed, the Los Angeles City Council will be able to pass a motion regulating the signs within city limits. Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has until Sept. 30 […]

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August 25, 2010
New Watering Schedule Now in Effect for LADWP Customers

Watering Days Expanded, Schedule Based on Customer Street Address Changes to the City of Los Angeles' Water Conservation Ordinance went into effect today (August 25, 2010) for Los Angeles City residents and businesses, allowing LADWP customers to water with sprinklers up to three days per week. Customers whose street addresses end with an odd number – […]

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August 18, 2010
Recap of Our July Meeting with the Guest DWP Representatives

In July 2010, GHNNC welcomed Jim Yannotta and Evelyn Cortez-Davies from the L.A. Department of Water and Power to give a presentation to our stakeholders and efforts to recycle water in Los Angeles. Here's is a video of their presentation. [vimeo]http://vimeo.com/14557635[/vimeo] Click here for the powerpoint slideshow they presented (available to you in PDF form). […]

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August 12, 2010
Community Cheers “Very Major” Council Vote to Improve Neighborhood Empowerment

From the CD2 website That big sigh of relief you heard this morning was from the city’s 91 neighborhood councils, who cheered a vote by the City Council Wednesday on a motion to they say will strengthen community empowerment. The motion, by Councilmember Paul Krekorian, chair of the Education and Neighborhoods Committee, restored five positions […]

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August 1, 2010
Former Assemblyman Keith Richman: 1953-2010

Keith Richman, a former California Assemblyman who would have been mayor of the San Fernando Valley if the 2002 secession drive had prevailed, has died after fighting brain cancer for more than a year. Richman died Friday night at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. He was 56. "Keith Richman was a great leader and passionate […]

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June 1, 2010
Citrus Sunday - June 13, 2010
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May 26, 2010
Memorial Day Special Events in Granada Hills

There are three consecutive events on Monday May 31st (click for an informational flyer), comprised of two ceremonies and also a Charity Fundraiser Barbeque Steak Dinner. The first is at 1600 (4 PM) on the new patio at VFW Post 2323 dedicating our new flag pole featuring a 21 gun salute and bugle call for […]

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April 7, 2010
Mayor Villaraigosa Addresses Current Financial Crisis and Ways to Balance the Budget

Mayor asks the City Administrative Officer to develop a plan to shut down all General-funded city services except for public safety and revenue-generating positions for two days per week beginning the week of April 12 With the looming possibility of the City of Los Angeles running out of money in less than a month, Mayor […]

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