Neighborhood News

July 5, 2009
Healthy Air Family Fair

South Coast Air Quality Management District, in participation with the Valley Interfaith Council, invite you to the free "Healthy Air - Healthy Communities Family Fair". Sunday, July 12, 2009 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Valley College 5800 Fulton Avenue Valley Glen, CA 91401 Click here for the official flyer with more information.

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July 1, 2009
Aviation Careers Education (ACE) Academy

Los Angeles World Airports' Aviation Careers Education (ACE) Academy is a FREE week-long motivational program designed to provide students with the basic understanding of career opportunities within the aviation industry, as well as general knowledge about Van Nuys Airport (VNY). The program is open to all San Fernando Valley middle and high school students. Applications […]

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June 25, 2009
Boy Scout & Cub Scout Open House

September is Open House for our Cub Scout Packs and Boy Scout Troops! For 100 years, Scouting has helped youth develop academic skills, self-confidence, ethics, citizenship skills and leadership skills that influence their adult lives. Remember the fun and adventure you had being a Boy Scout? Open that door to your son, grandson, nephew, or […]

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May 24, 2009
Bull Creek Ecosystem Restoration Project Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Tuesday, May 26, 2009 at 8:30 a.m. You are cordially invited to attend the ribbon cutting for the Bull Creek Ecosystem Restoration Project. The ceremony will take place at Beilenson Park in the Sepulveda Basin Recreation Area. The Bull Creek Ecosystem Restoration Project will provide nearly 28 acres of aquatic, riparian and native upland habitat […]

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May 23, 2009
Friends of Lake Balboa Meeting Thursday

To Friends of Lake Balboa and other interested persons: As you may be aware, the next bi-monthly meeting of the Friends of Lake Balboa will be held tomorrow Thursday, May 28, 6:30 p.m. Please click here for the meeting agenda. This meeting will focus on the operations of Lake Balboa as it relates to the […]

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May 19, 2009
City Council comes through for Neighborhood Councils

On Monday, May 18, 2009, the City Council finalized the budget and submitted it to the Mayor for approval. This budget directly impacts our community as the funding for our Neighborhood Council and the LAPD has been cut down by 10%, thus reducing the Neighborhood Council funding to $45,000 for the 2009/2010 fiscal year, yet […]

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May 17, 2009
Conservation Measures for Lawn Watering in Effect June 1

Starting June 1, DWP water conservation measures go into effect restricting lawn watering with automatic sprinklers to Mondays and Thursdays. Watering must be done before 9am or after 4pm. Rotator-type or gear-driven sprinklers may not be on for more that 15 minutes per day, or not more than 10 minutes for other (i.e., non-rotation type) […]

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May 9, 2009
DWP Info Phone Line and Web Site Now Active

The DWP has activated its special phone line and website to allow residents to find out what their water usage allotment is. This will allow residents to determine if they need to conserve more water to avoid the higher rates under the DWP's water shortage measures. DWP Phone Line: (800) Dial DWP DWP Website: […]

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April 25, 2009
Lake Balboa Day Photos

Councilman Greig Smith, and Councilman Cardenas' Representative, Linda Leyvitan, unveil the new Lake Balboa sign. The city of Lake Balboa is now offically recognized by the city of Los Angeles. To see more photos, click the Photo Gallery link in the menu on the right of the page.

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April 20, 2009
Come join us for LAKE BALBOA DAY

Sponsored by the Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council Where:  The event will take place in the “Kite Field” which is located to the right of the road as you enter the park from Balboa Avenue. The Event: The purpose of Lake Balboa Day is to celebrate the official renaming of our community from “Van Nuys” to […]

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April 5, 2009
Photos from the Spring Egg Hunt are now online!

To see them, click on the Photo Gallery link above on the right side of the page.

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April 2, 2009
Bring your family to Lake Balboa's FREE Spring Egg Hunt!

Saturday, April 11, 2009 Begins @ 10:00 A.M. Ages: 1-11 years FREE ADMISSION, but don't forget to bring your own basket! Please join us at Balboa Sports Complex for crafts, balloon animals, special entertainment, face painting, egg hunt, giveaways, pictures with our very own Peter Cottontail, and more! Balboa Sports Complex 17015 Burbank Blvd. Encino, […]

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April 2, 2009
Survey L.A. - Your help needed

Survey LA is a multi-year project with the goal of identifying significant historic places throughout Los Angeles and the people and events that formed our social and cultural history. Beginning in 2009, professional survey teams will canvass the City, neighborhood by neighborhood, to assess the potential historic significance of properties.  They need your help to […]

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March 19, 2009
Cherry blossom season is underway at Lake Balboa!
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March 16, 2009
City of Los Angeles Community Budget Survey

The results of the Community Budget Survey are in and can be viewed on-line at:  The Lake Balboa NC area is a part of the South Valley report.

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March 10, 2009
Emergency Preparedness Meeting

Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council is holding a community emergency preparedness meeting Saturday, March 14 in Van Nuys. Skip Tribble of Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and Emergency Preparedness Coordinator for the Van Nuys Airport will be the guest speaker. He will discuss some of the emergency preparedness efforts and plans at Van Nuys Airport. The […]

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March 8, 2009
Printing Error in our Newsletter

Our apologies for a printing error in our February Neighborhood News flyer. The last line of the article on trash bins should read: "If you have any questions, call 1-800-773-2489 or 311." We also need to clarify the regulations about times the trash bins should be curbside. The information in the flyer came directly from the Bureau […]

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March 5, 2009
Get Involved: The Dept. of Parks and Recreation is Forming a New Committee and Seeks Your Participation

The City of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation invites you to join the "Make A Difference Committee." We are planning to create a hands-on group of responsible individuals to solve Lake Balboa issues. If you are interested in volunteering, please call Abel Perez: (818) 756-8190.

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February 25, 2009
West Valley Special Education School Closure

Our community of Lake Balboa is the home of the best Special Education Center, helping elementary school children with severe disabilities. The West Valley School is located between Valley Alternative School and the LAUSD District 1 Offices. Jean Brown, the District 1 Superintendent and/or other LAUSD administrators are looking at the possibility of closing the […]

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January 5, 2009
Lake Balboa NC Forming a Committee to Organize an Event Celebrating the Renaming of our Community

Although it has gone unnoticed by many people who live in Lake Balboa, on November 2, 2007, the Los Angeles City Council officially renamed our community from Van Nuys to Lake Balboa.  Click here for a link to the official motion passed by the City Council.  The Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council is sponsoring an event […]

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Lake Balboa NC
P.O. Box 7720
Lake Balboa, CA 91409-7720

(818) 779-9026

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