Councilmember Martinez’ First Annual “Love of Reading” Book Drive

On November 5, 2014, in Council District 6, Events, by admin

Countless children across the world have had their lives changed by magical books such as The Giving Tree or The Lorax. As a proud mom and former school board member, Councilmember Nury Martinez knows the importance of promoting literacy and a love of reading. That’s why we are celebrating November with a book drive in […]

Cárdenas Welcomes Van Nuys Airport Expansion

On October 22, 2014, in Van Nuys Airport, by admin

After working to encourage United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to offer services at Van Nuys Airport, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas joined Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) in welcoming those services, beginning in 2015. LAWA and Signature Flight Support, who will operate a dedicated customs facility at the airport, announced plans for the facility […]

7th Annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair Video and Photos

On October 3, 2014, in Emergency Preparedness, Events, Public Safety, by admin

7th Annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair last Saturday that drew nearly 1500 people, which Councilmember Mitch Englander, Chair of the City Council’s Public Safety Committee, said was the largest in Los Angeles. Many Valley Neighborhood Councils supported this great event. Photo locations: Photos by Firefighter Adam VanGerpen Photos by Tom Johnson Photos by Office of […]

Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council Recognized for Ten Year Milestone of Volunteer Service

On August 8, 2014, in Dept of Neighborhood Empowerment, Lake Balboa NC, by admin

Last night at the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners meeting, the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment celebrated Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council’s 10th anniversary in the South Valley. The full article can be found at Share:

Second Wall Mural Project Is a Great Success

On June 27th and 28th, 2014, the second wall mural on the west side of Haskell near Haynes has been designed and executed by high school students from Birmingham Community Charter High School. The mural design contest was created by Allen Nelson and Roxan Hartstein as a way for our high school students to work […]

Moving California Forward: An Update from Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian

On September 23, 2014, in Assembly District 46, by admin

Dear Friend, I am very proud of the successful and productive year in the Assembly, which saw the passage of nine bills from both the Assembly and State Senate; five of which have already been signed into law, including the Armenian Genocide Education Act. This session, we reaffirmed California as a leader of forward-thinking policy. […]

Land Use Committee

On October 4, 2014, in Uncategorized, by admin


Water Conservation Tips while in a Drought

On September 5, 2014, in ladwp, by admin

As California continues to weather through the drought, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s Water Conservation Response Unit (WCRU) is stepping up public education and enforcement of the water conservation ordinance with three additional staff members and specially marked vehicles. The additional staff has already begun patrolling the city of Los Angeles for […]

Balboa Park Rubber Duckie Race

On July 31, 2014, in Events, Just for Fun, by admin

Buy your ducks TODAY! Help the Los Angeles Parks Foundation in celebrating the City of Los Angeles – Department of Recreation & Parks’ 125th Anniversary! Join us for this Fun Family Event! Sunday, August 31, 2014 11am to 2 pm Lake Balboa Creek @ Beilenson Park (MAP) 6300 Balboa Avenue Lake Balboa, CA 91316 Where can I […]

Los Angeles Police Commission Grants Chief Charlie Beck Another Five-Year Term

On August 12, 2014, in Public Safety, by admin

Los Angeles: Today, Los Angeles Police Commission President Steve Soboroff stated the following: Today, my fellow Commissioners and I completed the process of reviewing Chief Charlie Beck’s request for a second five-year term, and we granted him that request in a 4 yes and 1 no vote. We received a great deal of help in […]

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