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March 27, 2024
An Opportunity for Young L.A. Artists

The Bridge -- a free mentorship program for emerging photographers offered by the American Society of Media Photographers and BKC -- has just opened applications to our 2024 Summer session and young photographers in the Lake Balboa area may be interested. The Bridge is a non-profit organization for photographers 18-26 in NY & LA looking […]

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March 17, 2024
Join Us at Our Pet Adoption Event - Sunday, April 14, 2024

Please join us on Sunday, April 14, 2024,  for an Adoption Event at the Sepulveda Basin Off-Leash Dog Park.  We will have dogs available for adoption from the following rescues: Los Angeles Animal Services (LAAS) Rover's Retreat So Cal Pit Bull Rescue Los Angeles Animal World Foundation Pibbles n Kibbles Animal Rescue Outta the Cage Giselle's Legacy Delaney’s […]

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March 15, 2024
Everytable Free Home Delivered Meal Program

The City of Los Angeles is thrilled to announce the revival of its highly sought-after free home-delivered meal program for seniors. The Rapid Response Senior Meals Program is crafted with care and tailored exclusively for seniors residing in the City of Los Angeles who could benefit from additional food support. Participants will receive five free […]

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March 15, 2024
Speed Bump Application Window is now open

CITYWIDE RESIDENTIAL SPEED HUMP PROGRAM Request and Approval Process (New application requirements - PLEASE READ) Step 1. Online Application - A Block Representative for the street should go online at https://ladot.lacity.gov/projects/safety-programs/speed-humps to find the next available open application period to apply for speed humps on their street segment. You will need to know the City […]

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February 11, 2024
Mayor Karen Bass Releases Community Safety Survey

Do you have concerns about community safety? Mayor Karen Bass wants to hear from you. Please complete this survey to share your thoughts about ways to improve safety in the City of Los Angeles. Your input will help the City improve services and expand safety programs. Click here to take the Community Safety Survey

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February 10, 2024
✈️ Van Nuys Airport Committee News & Legislative Press Conference at Whiteman Airport Invite

Dear Stakeholders: I'm thrilled to report that we are starting to see a direct impact from our work at the Neighborhood Council! At Thursday's meeting of the City of Los Angeles Travel, Trade, and Tourism Committee (TTT), the Committee voted in alignment with the Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council and our community. Below are the recommendations from the […]

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February 6, 2024
Pothole Damage Reimbursement Claims

Ways to submit a claim for pothole damage to your tires, wheels, or to your car from hitting damaging potholes in local streets. Be aware that the city will honor the claim only if the pothole has been reported before your damage claim.

Read More
February 4, 2024
Los Angeles City Confirms: LAUSD Schools to Stay Open Despite Upcoming Storm on Monday

Heavy Rainfall and Flooding Alert Overview Heavy rainfall is continuing in the region, resulting in a flood warning and flood watch. The National Weather Service reports significant rainfall in Santa Barbara, Ventura, and Los Angeles counties, with some areas receiving up to five inches of rain. The storm has also caused power outages in the […]

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February 1, 2024
Resources for Tenants and Landlords

Today is the deadline to repay rent owed between October 1, 2021, and January 31, 2023. The City of Los Angeles is working to prevent renter households from losing their homes and is spreading the message about resources available to help prevent Angelenos from self-evicting. (Lea este boletín de noticias en español) | (한국어로 된 뉴스레터는 여기서 […]

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January 15, 2024
Northridge quake: It changed the way scientists, government prep for Big One

The 6.7 quake in 1994 revealed crucial information for experts and residents to get ready next time When the Northridge earthquake struck the San Fernando Valley in the early hours of Jan. 17, 1994, Craig Renetzky and his family were asleep at home in Reseda three miles from the quake’s epicenter. As walls and windows […]

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December 19, 2023
Lake Balboa Holiday Parade - Saturday, December 23

The LAKE BALBOA HOLIDAY PARADE is a community parade that will take place on December 23rd beginning at 5 pm at the private residence of the Middletons located at 7944 Paso Robles Avenue. Neighbors, Friends, and Families will decorate their bicycles, wagons, mopeds, themselves, and other modes of transportation with lights and bells. The parade […]

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November 16, 2023
2024 EmpowerLA Youth Conference

Calling all aspiring leaders – applications for the 2024 EmpowerLA Youth Conference are now open! The Department of Neighborhood Empowerment is looking for 50 young people from across Los Angeles to participate in a day-long event focused on civic engagement, local government, and community impact. Spend the day at Los Angeles City Hall learning from […]

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November 8, 2023
Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) District 3 Board Candidate Debate

The Lake Balboa and Winnetka Neighborhood Councils invite District 3 residents to a Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Board Candidate Debate. This forum is an excellent opportunity to meet the candidates, including incumbent District 3 School Board Member Scott Schmerelson. Other candidates include Dan Chang, Jamie Dam, Andreas Farmakalidis, ByRoN Gutierrez, Richard Ramos, and […]

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November 5, 2023
CONSTRUCTION NOTICE - Louise Ave/Victory Blvd Large Valve Replacement

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power will be replacing a broken 30-inch water valve located in an underground vault on Louise Avenue, north of Victory Blvd. Installed in 1961, the valve is a fundamental asset in LA's water infrastructure and needs to be replaced. A water outage is not anticipated during construction.

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November 5, 2023
West Valley LAPD Officer Appreciation Day

  Each year, friends, residents and community members in the West Valley area gather at the West Valley LAPD Community Police station to say “Thank You” to the Men & Women in Blue as well as to WV LAPD Employees and Volunteers for the tireless service that they provide to our West Valley community. While […]

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November 4, 2023
The Great Pumpkin Bash - Sunday, November 5, 2023 - 10AM-2PM

Did you know that every year, over 1.3 billion pumpkins end up in our landfills after Halloween? This is a problem because when pumpkins – or any organic waste – are thrown out with the trash, they slowly decompose and release harmful methane gas. Methane is one of the most harmful greenhouse gasses to our […]

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October 24, 2023
Understanding L.A.'s New Plastics Reduction Ordinances & How They May Affect You

The City of Los Angeles has taken significant steps to curb plastic pollution within the city through the recent implementation of various ordinances that aim to reduce single-use plastic consumption among Angelenos, foster a culture of sustainability and environmental responsibility among our residents and business, as well as contribute to a cleaner environment for all. […]

Read More
October 15, 2023
Community Investment for Families Department Survey

The Community Investment for Families Department invites you to participate in the Community Investment for Families Department’s short, 5-minute survey and let them know where you get your child care. Your participation will help them identify how the City can better support families like yours. The survey is available in eight different languages and can […]

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September 26, 2023
Take Action to Stop 4 to 5-Story Apartments from Being Built Next to Your Home

Dear Community Members: The Los Angeles City Council is considering rezoning plans that will allow for apartments to be built right next to single-family homes! The blue area in the map below will allow a 4 or 5-story building on your neighbor’s lot and across the street! This map is Lake Balboa, however, there are […]

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September 25, 2023
FREE Movie at Louise Park: The Super Mario Bros. Movie

FREE Movie at Louise Park: The Super Mario Bros. Movie Join Us at Louise Park on Saturday, September 30 at 6:30 PM! Councilmember Imelda Padilla, Council District 6, and Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council are hosting Movie Night At the Park. This event is a great opportunity to meet new neighbors, Councilmember Imelda Padilla, and your […]

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March 27, 2024
An Opportunity for Young L.A. Artists

The Bridge -- a free mentorship program for emerging photographers offered by the American Society of Media Photographers and BKC -- has just opened applications to our 2024 Summer session and young photographers in the Lake Balboa area may be interested. The Bridge is a non-profit organization for photographers 18-26 in NY & LA looking […]

Read More
March 17, 2024
Join Us at Our Pet Adoption Event - Sunday, April 14, 2024

Please join us on Sunday, April 14, 2024,  for an Adoption Event at the Sepulveda Basin Off-Leash Dog Park.  We will have dogs available for adoption from the following rescues: Los Angeles Animal Services (LAAS) Rover's Retreat So Cal Pit Bull Rescue Los Angeles Animal World Foundation Pibbles n Kibbles Animal Rescue Outta the Cage Giselle's Legacy Delaney’s […]

Read More
March 15, 2024
Everytable Free Home Delivered Meal Program

The City of Los Angeles is thrilled to announce the revival of its highly sought-after free home-delivered meal program for seniors. The Rapid Response Senior Meals Program is crafted with care and tailored exclusively for seniors residing in the City of Los Angeles who could benefit from additional food support. Participants will receive five free […]

Read More
March 15, 2024
Speed Bump Application Window is now open

CITYWIDE RESIDENTIAL SPEED HUMP PROGRAM Request and Approval Process (New application requirements - PLEASE READ) Step 1. Online Application - A Block Representative for the street should go online at https://ladot.lacity.gov/projects/safety-programs/speed-humps to find the next available open application period to apply for speed humps on their street segment. You will need to know the City […]

Read More
February 11, 2024
Mayor Karen Bass Releases Community Safety Survey

Do you have concerns about community safety? Mayor Karen Bass wants to hear from you. Please complete this survey to share your thoughts about ways to improve safety in the City of Los Angeles. Your input will help the City improve services and expand safety programs. Click here to take the Community Safety Survey

Read More
February 10, 2024
✈️ Van Nuys Airport Committee News & Legislative Press Conference at Whiteman Airport Invite

Dear Stakeholders: I'm thrilled to report that we are starting to see a direct impact from our work at the Neighborhood Council! At Thursday's meeting of the City of Los Angeles Travel, Trade, and Tourism Committee (TTT), the Committee voted in alignment with the Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council and our community. Below are the recommendations from the […]

Read More
February 6, 2024
Pothole Damage Reimbursement Claims

Ways to submit a claim for pothole damage to your tires, wheels, or to your car from hitting damaging potholes in local streets. Be aware that the city will honor the claim only if the pothole has been reported before your damage claim.

Read More
February 4, 2024
Los Angeles City Confirms: LAUSD Schools to Stay Open Despite Upcoming Storm on Monday

Heavy Rainfall and Flooding Alert Overview Heavy rainfall is continuing in the region, resulting in a flood warning and flood watch. The National Weather Service reports significant rainfall in Santa Barbara, Ventura, and Los Angeles counties, with some areas receiving up to five inches of rain. The storm has also caused power outages in the […]

Read More
February 1, 2024
Resources for Tenants and Landlords

Today is the deadline to repay rent owed between October 1, 2021, and January 31, 2023. The City of Los Angeles is working to prevent renter households from losing their homes and is spreading the message about resources available to help prevent Angelenos from self-evicting. (Lea este boletín de noticias en español) | (한국어로 된 뉴스레터는 여기서 […]

Read More
January 15, 2024
Northridge quake: It changed the way scientists, government prep for Big One

The 6.7 quake in 1994 revealed crucial information for experts and residents to get ready next time When the Northridge earthquake struck the San Fernando Valley in the early hours of Jan. 17, 1994, Craig Renetzky and his family were asleep at home in Reseda three miles from the quake’s epicenter. As walls and windows […]

Read More
December 19, 2023
Lake Balboa Holiday Parade - Saturday, December 23

The LAKE BALBOA HOLIDAY PARADE is a community parade that will take place on December 23rd beginning at 5 pm at the private residence of the Middletons located at 7944 Paso Robles Avenue. Neighbors, Friends, and Families will decorate their bicycles, wagons, mopeds, themselves, and other modes of transportation with lights and bells. The parade […]

Read More
November 16, 2023
2024 EmpowerLA Youth Conference

Calling all aspiring leaders – applications for the 2024 EmpowerLA Youth Conference are now open! The Department of Neighborhood Empowerment is looking for 50 young people from across Los Angeles to participate in a day-long event focused on civic engagement, local government, and community impact. Spend the day at Los Angeles City Hall learning from […]

Read More
November 8, 2023
Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) District 3 Board Candidate Debate

The Lake Balboa and Winnetka Neighborhood Councils invite District 3 residents to a Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Board Candidate Debate. This forum is an excellent opportunity to meet the candidates, including incumbent District 3 School Board Member Scott Schmerelson. Other candidates include Dan Chang, Jamie Dam, Andreas Farmakalidis, ByRoN Gutierrez, Richard Ramos, and […]

Read More
November 5, 2023
CONSTRUCTION NOTICE - Louise Ave/Victory Blvd Large Valve Replacement

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power will be replacing a broken 30-inch water valve located in an underground vault on Louise Avenue, north of Victory Blvd. Installed in 1961, the valve is a fundamental asset in LA's water infrastructure and needs to be replaced. A water outage is not anticipated during construction.

Read More
November 5, 2023
West Valley LAPD Officer Appreciation Day

  Each year, friends, residents and community members in the West Valley area gather at the West Valley LAPD Community Police station to say “Thank You” to the Men & Women in Blue as well as to WV LAPD Employees and Volunteers for the tireless service that they provide to our West Valley community. While […]

Read More
November 4, 2023
The Great Pumpkin Bash - Sunday, November 5, 2023 - 10AM-2PM

Did you know that every year, over 1.3 billion pumpkins end up in our landfills after Halloween? This is a problem because when pumpkins – or any organic waste – are thrown out with the trash, they slowly decompose and release harmful methane gas. Methane is one of the most harmful greenhouse gasses to our […]

Read More
October 24, 2023
Understanding L.A.'s New Plastics Reduction Ordinances & How They May Affect You

The City of Los Angeles has taken significant steps to curb plastic pollution within the city through the recent implementation of various ordinances that aim to reduce single-use plastic consumption among Angelenos, foster a culture of sustainability and environmental responsibility among our residents and business, as well as contribute to a cleaner environment for all. […]

Read More
October 15, 2023
Community Investment for Families Department Survey

The Community Investment for Families Department invites you to participate in the Community Investment for Families Department’s short, 5-minute survey and let them know where you get your child care. Your participation will help them identify how the City can better support families like yours. The survey is available in eight different languages and can […]

Read More
September 26, 2023
Take Action to Stop 4 to 5-Story Apartments from Being Built Next to Your Home

Dear Community Members: The Los Angeles City Council is considering rezoning plans that will allow for apartments to be built right next to single-family homes! The blue area in the map below will allow a 4 or 5-story building on your neighbor’s lot and across the street! This map is Lake Balboa, however, there are […]

Read More
September 25, 2023
FREE Movie at Louise Park: The Super Mario Bros. Movie

FREE Movie at Louise Park: The Super Mario Bros. Movie Join Us at Louise Park on Saturday, September 30 at 6:30 PM! Councilmember Imelda Padilla, Council District 6, and Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council are hosting Movie Night At the Park. This event is a great opportunity to meet new neighbors, Councilmember Imelda Padilla, and your […]

Read More
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