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Lake Balboa Neighborhood Watch – Block Captains

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The LAKE BALBOA NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL (LBNC) is looking for volunteer Neighborhood Watch Block Captains.If you are interested in forming a neighborhood watch group in your area, the LBNC Neighborhood Watch team would love to help you to facilitate this… online via Zoom for now, and possibly in-person as well when safe to do so.The LAKE BALBOA NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL (LBNC) is currently looking for...
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The Time To Get Ready For Major Wildfires Is Now

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Here's the message from L.A. city officials: Get ready for major wildfires — and do it now! Clear the brush around your home, prepare an emergency kit and make sure you and your family have evacuation plans.At an event held today at Van Nuys Airport, councilmember Monica Rodriguez, who represents the northeast San Fernando Valley, stressed the importance of preparation.“It is important that we...
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New LAPD West Valley Officer assigned to Lake Balboa Area

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A new LAPD West Valley officer has temporarily been assigned to the Lake Balboa area previously handled by Senior Lead Officer Rosa Smith. Officer Thomas Sauer will be responsible for basic car area 10A17 previously handled by SLO Smith until July 31, 2021. Please see the attached area map.Residents may contact Officer Sauer via e-mail: 41175@lapd.online or by phone: (818) 374-7611.Stay safe...
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Radio Frequency Signal Blockers

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LAPD West Valley Division has experienced a unique form of vehicle and property theft. Radio frequency communication between a victim's key fob and the vehicle's door lock is interrupted, preventing the victim from locking their vehicle without their knowledge.Here are a few safety tips to avoid being victimized:Please be careful to ensure your vehicle's lights and sound go off when locki...
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Fireworks App and Survey

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MySafe:LA is continuing to do its part to decrease the use of illegal fireworks. Part of that process is gathering good data to share with local and state officials. You can be a part of the solution, too - there are several really important things for you to consider participating in.1. Take the community fireworks survey. It’s free, it’s easy to complete, and it won’t take too much time (a...
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Unarmed Crisis Response: Request for Community Feedback

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On October 14, 2020, the Los Angeles City Council adopted a report from the Ad Hoc Committee on Police Reform relative to developing an unarmed model of crisis response (C.F. 20-0769). This report directed the Office of the City Administrative Officer (CAO), with the assistance of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), Chief Legislative Analyst (CLA), and City Attorney, to develop and issue a R...
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Earthquake Preparedness: The Great Shakeout – Thursday, 10/15 at 10:15am

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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 be quite differe...
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Take City Council’s Survey on Reimagining Public Safety

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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 open through Friday August 14th - in English or ...
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Earthquake Rattles Southern California Coast

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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. It was quickly followed by more than 50 af...
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How to Report Illegal Fireworks in Los Angeles

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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.
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Government Resources for Relief Due to COVID-19

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FEDERAL UPDATE:Friday afternoon, President Trump signed the CARES Act - a $2 trillion economic rescue package that will provide relief to many groups affected by the coronavirus. This plan will offer assistance to tens of millions of American households affected by the coronavirus by providing stimulus payments to individuals, expanded unemployment coverage, student loan changes, differe...
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Lake Balboa Senior Lead Officers Begin Actions to Help Check up on Older Patients

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The COVID-19 coronavirus appears to have serious health implications for the elderly who are at the highest risk of dying from coronavirus and a syndrome called acute respiratory distress. Experts have recommended aggressive precautions for our elderly including actions to limit face-to-face exposure. LAPD has issued a list of new guidelines and equipment to officers for dealing with the COVID-19...
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Mayor Garcetti Issues “Safer at Home” Emergency Order to Los Angeles

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Mayor Garcetti issues "Safer at Home" emergency order - ordering all residents of the City of L.A. to stay inside their residences and immediately limit all non-essential movement. Coronavirus.LACity.orgEl alcalde Garcetti anuncia la orden de emergencia "Más Protegidos en Casa", ordenando a todos los residentes de la Ciudad de Los Ángeles que permanezcan dentro de sus residencias y limiten de ...
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CA Senator Hertzberg: “Virus and the Valley: We’re in this Together”

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March 17, 2020Neighbors and Friends,These are challenging days, and there will be more ahead. We're doing all we can to help the nurses, doctors, and healthcare workers on the front lines of this crisis.At the same time, I want to make sure that everyone in the San Fernando Valley gets the information and support they need. I'm especially concerned about our seniors and others who are ...
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Be Prepared for the Coronavirus

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Flu season is bad enough as it is, but now there's a new deadly viral outbreak traveling the globe. There have now been over 2,000 confirmed cases in China and it has now spread to the United States with a growing list of states confirming infections.Although the chance of widespread contamination in the U.S. is low, it is important to understand the nature of coronavirus and how you can preve...
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Surviving an Active Shooter Training Class at West Valley LAPD on January 8, 2020

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With more than 3 weeks remaining in 2019, the U.S. has already surpassed 2018’s total for mass shootings. A total of more than 370 mass shooting incidents have occurred as of November 14th.The recent November 14th shooting at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita marked the 44th shooting incident at a school. Of the 44 shooting incidents in schools, 32 of them were at facilities serving Kinderga...
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