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 […]
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, […]
SoCalGas announced the company is increasing rebates by an additional 50% on all energy efficient appliances offered through its rebate program now through December 31, 2020. This means customers can get an additional 50% cash back on energy efficient products that will help them conserve energy and reduce their SoCalGas bill. The rebates are funded through energy […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
A Live Virtual Event! Held online at valleydisasterfair.com October 10, 2020 from 9am to 1 pm You will have more time to enjoy the Fair by pre-registering (Click here to register, but not until July 1, 2020) and your family will be eligible for a complimentary Family Emergency Preparedness (EP) Starter Kit*. Only one registration per family is […]
Rising Together Through Challenging Times Saturday, September 26 9am to 1pm www.nccongressla.com Registration is now open for the Annual Congress of Neighborhood Councils. Click here to register. Congress of Neighborhoods 2020 is going digital. We look forward to seeing you at the upcoming event!
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 […]
Survey Asks LA Residents For Input On Replacing Police With ‘Unarmed Trained Specialists’ City Council President Nury Martinez (CD6), along with Councilmembers Blumenfield (CD3), Harris-Dawson (CD8), Price (CD9), and Wesson (CD10) have released a survey seeking input on public safety in the City of LA. Links are below, to take the survey – which is […]
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 […]
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. […]
Recruitment is once again underway for the student position on LAUSD’s Board of Education. Rising high school seniors can email Dr. Lorena Franco (firstname.lastname@example.org) were they to have any questions.
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.
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.
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
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 […]
Fireworks are illegal in the City of Los Angeles. Click here to report fireworks: https://lacityita.dynamics365portals.us/Complaint/fireworks/ Note: Fireworks complaints are accepted within the city limits of Los Angeles only. Incidents occurring in other areas should be reported to the law enforcement agency for that area. LAPD will not forward complaints to other agencies.