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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 […]

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. […]

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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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September 20, 2023
September is National Preparedness Month!

As we celebrate this month of preparedness, the City of Los Angeles Emergency Management Department is engaging the community for input as they update the City’s Local Hazard Mitigation Plan, to help plan for how to keep Angelenos safe in future emergencies or disasters. They want to hear from all Angelenos about their emergency preparedness priorities so that they […]

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September 19, 2023
Get help with back rent: Emergency Renters Assistance Program

Applications open Tuesday September 19, 2023 at 8am Pacific for the City of Los Angeles United to House LA Emergency Renters Assistance Program. At this time, applications are slated to close on Monday October 2, 2023 at 6pm Pacific. However, applicants who qualify are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. The Emergency Renters Assistance Program provides support to […]

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September 11, 2023
LADWP Financial Assistance

The Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) will end December 31, 2023 and though the amounts vary, the program amount increased and now provides up to $15,000 to pay past due water and sewer bills, and from $200 to $316 for current water and sewer bills for qualifying customers. Here are some key points about the 2023 Program: […]

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September 11, 2023
LA City Reparations Plans - September 14 at 10 am, 2 pm, or 6 pm

If you are 18+ living in Los Angeles, or if you are an adult who has ever lived in Los Angeles, then Join the City of Los Angeles' Civil Rights Department and its Reparations Advisory Commission's "Black Experience Study LIVE!" to learn about the City's plans for reparations in LA, and join the study in real time on September 14 at 10AM, 2PM or 6PM. Please […]

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August 25, 2023
West Nile virus (WNV) in the Lake Balboa this year

Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD)has confirmed the first mosquito sample to test positive for West Nile virus (WNV) in Lake Balboa this year. The mosquitoes were collected in traps in the community on July 26th. District staff will place posters around the trap locations to advise residents to take precautions when mosquitoes […]

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August 25, 2023
IMPORTANT: Hazard Mitigation Survey

Please complete the Hazard Mitigation Study to help us secure needed Hazard Mitigation funding from FEMA to reduce risks of a national disaster, such as flooding, wildfire, or earthquake. Link to Hazard Mitigation Study    

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August 20, 2023
Shelters will open in SoCal due to historic tropical storm Hilary

Hilary’s anticipated impact on Southern California, prompted several shelters to open this weekend to house those in need. The system is expected to deliver inclement weather Sunday. Thunderstorms, wind, and flooding are expected across SoCal as a large portion of the region remains under a tropical storm warning – a first for Southern California. The […]

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August 19, 2023
Stay Safe and Informed, from Mayor Karen Bass

(Lea este boletín de noticias en español) I was briefed earlier today by the National Weather Service about the tropical storm’s trajectory. Based on the current forecast track, our region could see scattered thunderstorms overnight, with heavy rain and wind impacting Los Angeles tomorrow and Monday morning. SIGN UP FOR EMERGENCY NOTIFICATIONS Tonight, our City’s […]

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August 19, 2023
Hurricane Hilary Updates from Ready LA County

Extreme weather conditions are expected to impact LA County due to Hurricane Hilary. It's predicted that Southern California will see heavy rainfall through early next week – with the most intense conditions occurring Sunday into Monday – as Hilary approaches, likely as a tropical storm. Below are resources provided by Ready LA County @readyla (Instagram). ALWAYS […]

Read More
August 5, 2023
LADWP Outdoor Watering Update

After observing two-days-a-week outdoor watering restrictions for the past thirteen months, LADWP customers can begin watering outdoor landscapes for up to three-days-a-week. After experiencing a record snowpack, the return to the City's Phase 2 Emergency Water Conservation Ordinance was approved and effective July 27, 2023. The return to three-days-a-week watering means customers with street addresses […]

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July 19, 2023
Filing a Noise/Curfew Complaint for the Van Nuys Airport

https://viewpoint.emsbk.com/vny1 LA CITY ORDINANCES OF NOTE: View detailed information here: https://www.lawa.org/-/media/lawa-web/environment/files/noise-mgt/van-nuys--complete-curfew-ordinance-revised.ashx 155727: Basic Curfew Ordinance (No take-offs between 11pm – 7am) 171889: Additional Curfew Hour (No take-offs between 10pm – 11pm) 181106: Noiser Jet Phase Out (Max noise allowed at any time: As of Jan 1, 2014 = 80dB. As of Jan 1, 2016 = […]

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July 19, 2023
NEW Developments and/or Redevelopments and Land Re-Categorization at VNY Airport Impacts Lake Balboa

On April 19, 2023 Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) opened doors to a “Community Open House” at the Airtel Plaza Hotel to unveil their vision of future land use options at Van Nuys airport (VNY).  The event was followed by a virtual presentation of the “VNY Vision Study” on April 22, 2023.  LAWA’s Virtual presentation […]

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July 14, 2023
Heat-Related Safety Tips and Resources

The San Fernando Valley is no stranger to intense heat waves as this past week has demonstrated. With July bringing in some of the hottest days of the year so far, it is important to be informed of all heat-related safety tips and resources especially as temperatures are expected to continue rising over the weekend: […]

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
September 20, 2023
September is National Preparedness Month!

As we celebrate this month of preparedness, the City of Los Angeles Emergency Management Department is engaging the community for input as they update the City’s Local Hazard Mitigation Plan, to help plan for how to keep Angelenos safe in future emergencies or disasters. They want to hear from all Angelenos about their emergency preparedness priorities so that they […]

Read More
September 19, 2023
Get help with back rent: Emergency Renters Assistance Program

Applications open Tuesday September 19, 2023 at 8am Pacific for the City of Los Angeles United to House LA Emergency Renters Assistance Program. At this time, applications are slated to close on Monday October 2, 2023 at 6pm Pacific. However, applicants who qualify are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. The Emergency Renters Assistance Program provides support to […]

Read More
September 11, 2023
LADWP Financial Assistance

The Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) will end December 31, 2023 and though the amounts vary, the program amount increased and now provides up to $15,000 to pay past due water and sewer bills, and from $200 to $316 for current water and sewer bills for qualifying customers. Here are some key points about the 2023 Program: […]

Read More
September 11, 2023
LA City Reparations Plans - September 14 at 10 am, 2 pm, or 6 pm

If you are 18+ living in Los Angeles, or if you are an adult who has ever lived in Los Angeles, then Join the City of Los Angeles' Civil Rights Department and its Reparations Advisory Commission's "Black Experience Study LIVE!" to learn about the City's plans for reparations in LA, and join the study in real time on September 14 at 10AM, 2PM or 6PM. Please […]

Read More
August 25, 2023
West Nile virus (WNV) in the Lake Balboa this year

Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD)has confirmed the first mosquito sample to test positive for West Nile virus (WNV) in Lake Balboa this year. The mosquitoes were collected in traps in the community on July 26th. District staff will place posters around the trap locations to advise residents to take precautions when mosquitoes […]

Read More
August 25, 2023
IMPORTANT: Hazard Mitigation Survey

Please complete the Hazard Mitigation Study to help us secure needed Hazard Mitigation funding from FEMA to reduce risks of a national disaster, such as flooding, wildfire, or earthquake. Link to Hazard Mitigation Study    

Read More
August 20, 2023
Shelters will open in SoCal due to historic tropical storm Hilary

Hilary’s anticipated impact on Southern California, prompted several shelters to open this weekend to house those in need. The system is expected to deliver inclement weather Sunday. Thunderstorms, wind, and flooding are expected across SoCal as a large portion of the region remains under a tropical storm warning – a first for Southern California. The […]

Read More
August 19, 2023
Stay Safe and Informed, from Mayor Karen Bass

(Lea este boletín de noticias en español) I was briefed earlier today by the National Weather Service about the tropical storm’s trajectory. Based on the current forecast track, our region could see scattered thunderstorms overnight, with heavy rain and wind impacting Los Angeles tomorrow and Monday morning. SIGN UP FOR EMERGENCY NOTIFICATIONS Tonight, our City’s […]

Read More
August 19, 2023
Hurricane Hilary Updates from Ready LA County

Extreme weather conditions are expected to impact LA County due to Hurricane Hilary. It's predicted that Southern California will see heavy rainfall through early next week – with the most intense conditions occurring Sunday into Monday – as Hilary approaches, likely as a tropical storm. Below are resources provided by Ready LA County @readyla (Instagram). ALWAYS […]

Read More
August 5, 2023
LADWP Outdoor Watering Update

After observing two-days-a-week outdoor watering restrictions for the past thirteen months, LADWP customers can begin watering outdoor landscapes for up to three-days-a-week. After experiencing a record snowpack, the return to the City's Phase 2 Emergency Water Conservation Ordinance was approved and effective July 27, 2023. The return to three-days-a-week watering means customers with street addresses […]

Read More
July 19, 2023
Filing a Noise/Curfew Complaint for the Van Nuys Airport

https://viewpoint.emsbk.com/vny1 LA CITY ORDINANCES OF NOTE: View detailed information here: https://www.lawa.org/-/media/lawa-web/environment/files/noise-mgt/van-nuys--complete-curfew-ordinance-revised.ashx 155727: Basic Curfew Ordinance (No take-offs between 11pm – 7am) 171889: Additional Curfew Hour (No take-offs between 10pm – 11pm) 181106: Noiser Jet Phase Out (Max noise allowed at any time: As of Jan 1, 2014 = 80dB. As of Jan 1, 2016 = […]

Read More
July 19, 2023
NEW Developments and/or Redevelopments and Land Re-Categorization at VNY Airport Impacts Lake Balboa

On April 19, 2023 Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) opened doors to a “Community Open House” at the Airtel Plaza Hotel to unveil their vision of future land use options at Van Nuys airport (VNY).  The event was followed by a virtual presentation of the “VNY Vision Study” on April 22, 2023.  LAWA’s Virtual presentation […]

Read More
July 14, 2023
Heat-Related Safety Tips and Resources

The San Fernando Valley is no stranger to intense heat waves as this past week has demonstrated. With July bringing in some of the hottest days of the year so far, it is important to be informed of all heat-related safety tips and resources especially as temperatures are expected to continue rising over the weekend: […]

Read More
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