Neighborhood News

October 11, 2019
Saddleridge Fire School Closures

College and elementary school students across northeastern San Fernando Valley will not have school Friday due to the Saddleridge Fire. The massive Saddleridge Fire threatening communities in northeastern San Fernando Valley prompted the closures of colleges and elementary schools throughout the region. The LAUSD School Closures: Castlebay Lane Charter School, 19010 Castlebay Lane in Porter […]

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October 11, 2019
Aliso Canyon Storage Facility Closes as Saddleridge Fire Rages

Southern California Gas Company officials shut down the Aliso Canyon storage facility as a precaution due to the fire threat Friday. The Southern California Gas Company's Aliso Canyon storage facility has been evacuated due to the Saddleridge Fire, authorities said Friday. "All SoCalGas Aliso Canyon storage facility staff are safe, and the facility has been […]

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September 21, 2019
John Lee Inauguration Video - September 7, 2019

John S. Lee's Inauguration & Swearing in Ceremony was held on Saturday 7th, 2019 at the beautiful Oakridge Estate 10-acre park in Northridge. It was a wonderful hot event and over 400 people showed up to support CD Twelve's new Councilmember. Video courtesy of Mark Hovater.

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September 21, 2019
Controller Galperin Launches "Get Ready LA" Online Emergency Preparedness Resources Map

To promote local emergency planning during National Preparedness Month, L.A. Controller Ron Galperin today released a new online resource map of emergency services and programs funded by the City of Los Angeles that will help families and communities prepare for unexpected natural disasters. Get Ready L.A.

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September 13, 2019
'Dangerous' Heat Wave Prompts Warnings for LA Region

Check in on your neighbors and elderly loved ones as this heat wave creates "a dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are possible." Summer is almost officially over, and it's going out on a dangerously hot note. Weather Service officials issued a heat advisory for the Los Angeles region, warning of "a dangerous situation in […]

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September 6, 2019
City Council Confirms Raquel Beltrán's Appointment as Neighborhood Empowerment General Manager

On Tuesday September 3rd, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously voted to confirm Mayor Garcetti's appointment of Raquel Beltrán as the new General Manager of the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment. Congratulations and welcome to the Neighborhood Council system, Raquel! If you haven't yet had the chance to meet her, Raquel will be one of the […]

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September 4, 2019
NSFV Transit Corridor Project Postponed from Metro’s September Board Meeting

Presentation of the North San Fernando Valley Transit Corridor Project to be Rescheduled Metro staff was scheduled to appear before the Metro Board of Directors on this project in September, but has deferred the item to a later meeting, largely due to the big response to the outreach efforts. Metro Staff expects to return to […]

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August 18, 2019
Granada Hills Street Faire - Coming Saturday, October 5, 2019!

Join us Saturday, October 5, from 10am to 5pm on four city blocks of Chatsworth Street -- From Zelzah Ave to Encino Ave. More information at https://www.granadachamber.com/street-faire/.

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August 17, 2019
Voter Survey for NC Elections 2019

If you voted in the 2019 Neighborhood Council elections, we appreciate you - and we'd love to hear from you! Please take a moment to share your thoughts via our short voter survey, so we know what went well, and what we can improve next time. Take the Survey

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August 14, 2019
John Lee Claims Victory In Special Election For LA City Council Seat

With 100% of precincts reporting, John Lee is leading Loraine Lundquist in the special election to represent District 12 on the Los Angeles City Council. At last count, Lee, a Republican, was ahead of Democrat Loraine Lundquist, who has not conceded, by more than 1,300 votes. The seat was last held by Mitch Englander, who stepped down […]

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July 26, 2019
North San Fernando Valley Transit Corridor Public Meetings

Metro is holding a series of meetings regarding the proposed North San Fernando Valley Bus Rapid Transit Corridor project. These informational meetings give the public the opportunity to learn more about the project, provide input on proposed project alternatives as well as meet the project team and have questions answered. The BRT project is scheduled for […]

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July 26, 2019
National Night Out 2019 and Movie Under the Stars

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 The annual National Night Out Celebration is just around the corner! National Night Out is a neighborhood celebration recognized around the country to strengthen bonds between communities and the police officers that serve them. Come out to enjoy games, food, and a movie under the stars!

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July 26, 2019
We Get Around, Our Leaders In July

Pictured on the right: GHNNC Vice President Keren Waters and President Oscar Jimenez

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July 26, 2019
CD 12 Neighborhood Councils Candidate Town Hall Video - July 20, 2019

Video courtesy of Mark Hovater.

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July 22, 2019
FBI Raids Los Angeles City Hall, Again

Federal investigators served a search warrant at City Hall and the Department of Water and Power Monday. FBI agents raided the downtown headquarters of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and City Hall Monday. The mysterious investigation is the latest to rock City Hall this year. It's unclear if the latest raid is […]

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July 16, 2019
Valley Vote CD12 Debate Photos – July 15, 2019

Thank you to Mark Hovater for the photos.

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July 13, 2019
CD-12 Candidate Town Hall

Saturday, July 20 1:00  pm Granada Hills Charter High School - Highlander Hall 10535 Zelzah Ave Granada Hills, CA 91344 RSVP to Eventbrite here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cd12-town-hall-forum-tickets-64909338579

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July 10, 2019
State Appeals Court Says Residents Affected By Aliso Gas Leak Can Seek Restitution

An appeals court ruled that residents affected by the Aliso Canyon leak can seek restitution stemming from the company's delay in reporting. A state appeals court panel ruled Tuesday that Porter Ranch-area residents affected by the 2015-16 Aliso Canyon natural gas leak can seek restitution from Southern California Gas Co., but only stemming from the […]

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July 3, 2019
At Least Now When Your Power Goes Out, LADWP Will Text You

Or send an email, in your choice of English or Spanish. That's a change from days of yore, when you had to get the information for yourself. During last July's heat storm, parts of Los Angeles sustained lengthy power outages, along with a shortage of information about when they would end. The Twitter rants from Angelenos kept […]

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July 2, 2019
July 4th Guide to Fireworks & Parades - 2019

Your complete listings of times and locations of Independence Day fun throughout the San Fernando Valley. Looking for Independence Day celebrations in your area? Find an event near you, don your red, white and blue, and Happy Fourth of July 2019! Not all events occur on Thursday, July 4. Double-check with event organizers to confirm times […]

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