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August 15, 2015
Stop Calling 911. It's the Forest Fire You're Smelling.

911 Dispatchers are being inundated with people calling because the fires in the Angeles National Forest and Simi Valley smell so close. People around the San Fernando Valley, Hollywood Hills, Studio City and Mount Olympus are smelling smoke and calling 911 thinking there is a wildfire near them, says the Los Angeles Fire Department’s Brian […]

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August 10, 2015
Can You Recognize A Heat Emergency?

Temperatures across California will be blazing hot in the days ahead. We have your heat wave safety checklist to keep your loved ones safe. From https://patch.com/california/northridge/can-you-recognize-heat-emergency On average, 675 deaths from extreme heat events occur each year in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control, including a dual tragedy involving French tourists in […]

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August 7, 2015
Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair Contest

Be the first to spot a Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair bus bench ad in the City of Los Angeles! Whoever sends the first email received at info@ValleyDisasterFair.com (based on the email timestamp) with a photo of the ad and the location (nearest intersection and city) of the bench in the photo will win a Mini […]

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July 30, 2015
LADWP Presents 5-Year Water and Power Rate Proposal

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) has proposed a 5-year water and power rate action that provides funding to accelerate the replacement of aging infrastructure, better protect against drought conditions, and meet water and power supply mandates while improving customer service. The proposed rates are also designed to further incentivize conservation while […]

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July 29, 2015
Important Emergency Preparedness Information

Please attend our Lake Balboa NC Emergency Preparedness Meeting/Drill thisSaturday, August 1st, 8:00 to 11:00 AM, at our Emergency Preparedness Bin, located in the Woodley Lakes Golf Course Parking Lot at 6631 Woodley Ave.  Go south on Woodley Ave. from Victory Blvd., past the Orange Line Busway, to the second driveway on the right.  (See […]

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July 23, 2015
Los Angeles County Declared Disaster Area

Six Southland counties were named disaster areas following damaging floods. Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom today declared a state of emergency in Los Angeles and five other California counties because of damage from last weekend’s rainstorms. In the declaration, Newsom wrote that the storms caused flash flooding and mudslides that damaged public and private facilities, forced […]

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July 15, 2015
Los Angeles Cuts Water Use by 13% in One Year; Exceeds Mayor Garcetti's Challenge

Mayor Eric Garcetti today announced that Los Angeles has met and surpassed his first benchmark goal of 10 percent water reduction by July 1, 2015. The City has rallied in response to the historic drought and has achieved a significant milestone in Mayor Garcetti’s water reduction plan as outlined by his Executive Directive No. 5 […]

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July 11, 2015
Rebates Ending for Ripping Out Lawn

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California announced today it will stop accepting rebate applications this week. With demand soaring due to the ongoing drought, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California announced today it will stop accepting rebate applications this week from people who rip out turf lawns in favor of low-water-use landscaping. MWD […]

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July 7, 2015
Neat Map Shows How Noisy Your Neighborhood Is

While we have data maps that cover just about everything in Los Angeles—from the age of each building to the average cost of one-bedroom apartments by neighborhood—what we are lacking is a sound map. Applied mathematician and former Caltech researcher Brendan Farrell, along with his small team, are helming this massive project, dubbed HowLoud, to […]

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July 7, 2015
Updates from the Emergency Preparedness Committee

Hi, Everybody! Our July EP Meeting is NOT to be missed!!!  We'll be discussing how to proceed with readying Lake Balboa for disaster -- be it earthquake, fire, flood, terrorist attack or hazmat spill.  We can't wait any longer, and must move forward.   Please be part of the solution -- not just for our […]

Read More
June 27, 2015
Lake Balboa Fire Likely Arson, Investigators Say

A 6,400-square-foot fire along the 405 Freeway had multiple ignitions points and was likely set on purpose, authorities said. A brush fire that broke out along the San Diego (405) Freeway in Lake Balboa today may have been intentionally set, authorities said. The approximately 6,400-square-foot fire was reported at 4:15 p.m. in the 15600 block […]

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June 5, 2015
Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council Summer 2015 Newsletter
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May 25, 2015
Lake Balboa mural honors slain journalist Daniel Pearl

From https://www.dailynews.com/arts-and-entertainment/20150524/lake-balboa-mural-honors-slain-journalist-daniel-pearl Students from Daniel Pearl Magnet High School painted a colorful mural featuring the slain Wall Street Journal reporter’s image for which the school is named on Haskell avenue near Victory Boulevard this weekend with Los Angeles police West Valley cadets. The Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council, which sponsored and organized the two-day event, selected four students from […]

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May 18, 2015
Internship Opportunities with Assembly District 46

Dear Friend, The 46th Assembly District Office Internship Program offers high school and college students a unique opportunity to participate in and experience the work of a state Assembly office. The program exposes students to district office operations and the grass roots activities of a legislator's work. These experiences include working with constituents, conducting community […]

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May 6, 2015
Lake Balboa NC Emergency Preparedness Update for May 2015

Hi, Everybody:  Time again for our Lake Balboa NC Emergency Preparedness Meeting, this Saturday, May 9th, at 9 AM at the Flyaway Bus Terminal, 2nd Floor Community Meeting Room, at 7610 Woodley Avenue (NE Corner of Saticoy and Woodley), in Lake Balboa, 91406.  Plenty of FREE Parking out front in the short-term lot in the spaces […]

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April 9, 2015
Half the People in LA to Ditch their Cars? It'll Happen, Insists Mayor

Mayor Eric Garcetti released a long-range plan multibillion dollar plan, including bikesharing and solar panels, to get Los Angeles green. Mayor Eric Garcetti released a long-range plan today that lays out his goals for making the city more economically and environmentally sustainable, including adding electric car charging outlets and bikeshare stations around the city and […]

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April 6, 2015
FAA Will Track Helicopter Noise

The Federal Aviation Administration has launched a new system for logging complaints about helicopter noise in Los Angeles County. For more information on the program and how to log complaints please see: https://labusinessjournal.com/news/2015/apr/01/faa-will-track-helicopter-noise/

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April 4, 2015
Los Angeles Will Finally Fix its Sidewalks!

For the first time in the history of Los Angeles, the City has made a commitment this week to establishing a sustainable, fair, long-term sidewalk repair policy by settling the Willits class action lawsuit. The City will invest $31 million per year for the next 30 years to fix our broken sidewalks! “As chairman of […]

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March 25, 2015
Lake Balboa residents angry over increased propeller noise near Van Nuys Airport

For Craig Welzbacher and his neighbors, the racket begins south of Van Nuys Airport then rumbles in like an air attack from 12 o’clock high. For the past 18 months, they say flight instructors and their new pilots have defied a long-standing tradition of flying propeller-driven aircraft over the uninhabited Sepulveda Basin before swinging back […]

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March 7, 2015
City Uses App to Alert People Trained in CPR of Nearby Emergencies They Can Help With

LA partners with PulsePoint to empower residents to help save lives. Mayor Eric Garcetti and the fire chief unveiled a smartphone app Wednesday that alerts people with CPR training if someone in a nearby public area is suffering from cardiac arrest and needs their help. The PulsePoint app sends alerts to its users at the same […]

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August 15, 2015
Stop Calling 911. It's the Forest Fire You're Smelling.

911 Dispatchers are being inundated with people calling because the fires in the Angeles National Forest and Simi Valley smell so close. People around the San Fernando Valley, Hollywood Hills, Studio City and Mount Olympus are smelling smoke and calling 911 thinking there is a wildfire near them, says the Los Angeles Fire Department’s Brian […]

Read More
August 10, 2015
Can You Recognize A Heat Emergency?

Temperatures across California will be blazing hot in the days ahead. We have your heat wave safety checklist to keep your loved ones safe. From https://patch.com/california/northridge/can-you-recognize-heat-emergency On average, 675 deaths from extreme heat events occur each year in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control, including a dual tragedy involving French tourists in […]

Read More
August 7, 2015
Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair Contest

Be the first to spot a Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair bus bench ad in the City of Los Angeles! Whoever sends the first email received at info@ValleyDisasterFair.com (based on the email timestamp) with a photo of the ad and the location (nearest intersection and city) of the bench in the photo will win a Mini […]

Read More
July 30, 2015
LADWP Presents 5-Year Water and Power Rate Proposal

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) has proposed a 5-year water and power rate action that provides funding to accelerate the replacement of aging infrastructure, better protect against drought conditions, and meet water and power supply mandates while improving customer service. The proposed rates are also designed to further incentivize conservation while […]

Read More
July 29, 2015
Important Emergency Preparedness Information

Please attend our Lake Balboa NC Emergency Preparedness Meeting/Drill thisSaturday, August 1st, 8:00 to 11:00 AM, at our Emergency Preparedness Bin, located in the Woodley Lakes Golf Course Parking Lot at 6631 Woodley Ave.  Go south on Woodley Ave. from Victory Blvd., past the Orange Line Busway, to the second driveway on the right.  (See […]

Read More
July 23, 2015
Los Angeles County Declared Disaster Area

Six Southland counties were named disaster areas following damaging floods. Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom today declared a state of emergency in Los Angeles and five other California counties because of damage from last weekend’s rainstorms. In the declaration, Newsom wrote that the storms caused flash flooding and mudslides that damaged public and private facilities, forced […]

Read More
July 15, 2015
Los Angeles Cuts Water Use by 13% in One Year; Exceeds Mayor Garcetti's Challenge

Mayor Eric Garcetti today announced that Los Angeles has met and surpassed his first benchmark goal of 10 percent water reduction by July 1, 2015. The City has rallied in response to the historic drought and has achieved a significant milestone in Mayor Garcetti’s water reduction plan as outlined by his Executive Directive No. 5 […]

Read More
July 11, 2015
Rebates Ending for Ripping Out Lawn

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California announced today it will stop accepting rebate applications this week. With demand soaring due to the ongoing drought, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California announced today it will stop accepting rebate applications this week from people who rip out turf lawns in favor of low-water-use landscaping. MWD […]

Read More
July 7, 2015
Neat Map Shows How Noisy Your Neighborhood Is

While we have data maps that cover just about everything in Los Angeles—from the age of each building to the average cost of one-bedroom apartments by neighborhood—what we are lacking is a sound map. Applied mathematician and former Caltech researcher Brendan Farrell, along with his small team, are helming this massive project, dubbed HowLoud, to […]

Read More
July 7, 2015
Updates from the Emergency Preparedness Committee

Hi, Everybody! Our July EP Meeting is NOT to be missed!!!  We'll be discussing how to proceed with readying Lake Balboa for disaster -- be it earthquake, fire, flood, terrorist attack or hazmat spill.  We can't wait any longer, and must move forward.   Please be part of the solution -- not just for our […]

Read More
June 27, 2015
Lake Balboa Fire Likely Arson, Investigators Say

A 6,400-square-foot fire along the 405 Freeway had multiple ignitions points and was likely set on purpose, authorities said. A brush fire that broke out along the San Diego (405) Freeway in Lake Balboa today may have been intentionally set, authorities said. The approximately 6,400-square-foot fire was reported at 4:15 p.m. in the 15600 block […]

Read More
June 5, 2015
Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council Summer 2015 Newsletter
Read More
May 25, 2015
Lake Balboa mural honors slain journalist Daniel Pearl

From https://www.dailynews.com/arts-and-entertainment/20150524/lake-balboa-mural-honors-slain-journalist-daniel-pearl Students from Daniel Pearl Magnet High School painted a colorful mural featuring the slain Wall Street Journal reporter’s image for which the school is named on Haskell avenue near Victory Boulevard this weekend with Los Angeles police West Valley cadets. The Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council, which sponsored and organized the two-day event, selected four students from […]

Read More
May 18, 2015
Internship Opportunities with Assembly District 46

Dear Friend, The 46th Assembly District Office Internship Program offers high school and college students a unique opportunity to participate in and experience the work of a state Assembly office. The program exposes students to district office operations and the grass roots activities of a legislator's work. These experiences include working with constituents, conducting community […]

Read More
May 6, 2015
Lake Balboa NC Emergency Preparedness Update for May 2015

Hi, Everybody:  Time again for our Lake Balboa NC Emergency Preparedness Meeting, this Saturday, May 9th, at 9 AM at the Flyaway Bus Terminal, 2nd Floor Community Meeting Room, at 7610 Woodley Avenue (NE Corner of Saticoy and Woodley), in Lake Balboa, 91406.  Plenty of FREE Parking out front in the short-term lot in the spaces […]

Read More
April 9, 2015
Half the People in LA to Ditch their Cars? It'll Happen, Insists Mayor

Mayor Eric Garcetti released a long-range plan multibillion dollar plan, including bikesharing and solar panels, to get Los Angeles green. Mayor Eric Garcetti released a long-range plan today that lays out his goals for making the city more economically and environmentally sustainable, including adding electric car charging outlets and bikeshare stations around the city and […]

Read More
April 6, 2015
FAA Will Track Helicopter Noise

The Federal Aviation Administration has launched a new system for logging complaints about helicopter noise in Los Angeles County. For more information on the program and how to log complaints please see: https://labusinessjournal.com/news/2015/apr/01/faa-will-track-helicopter-noise/

Read More
April 4, 2015
Los Angeles Will Finally Fix its Sidewalks!

For the first time in the history of Los Angeles, the City has made a commitment this week to establishing a sustainable, fair, long-term sidewalk repair policy by settling the Willits class action lawsuit. The City will invest $31 million per year for the next 30 years to fix our broken sidewalks! “As chairman of […]

Read More
March 25, 2015
Lake Balboa residents angry over increased propeller noise near Van Nuys Airport

For Craig Welzbacher and his neighbors, the racket begins south of Van Nuys Airport then rumbles in like an air attack from 12 o’clock high. For the past 18 months, they say flight instructors and their new pilots have defied a long-standing tradition of flying propeller-driven aircraft over the uninhabited Sepulveda Basin before swinging back […]

Read More
March 7, 2015
City Uses App to Alert People Trained in CPR of Nearby Emergencies They Can Help With

LA partners with PulsePoint to empower residents to help save lives. Mayor Eric Garcetti and the fire chief unveiled a smartphone app Wednesday that alerts people with CPR training if someone in a nearby public area is suffering from cardiac arrest and needs their help. The PulsePoint app sends alerts to its users at the same […]

Read More
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