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May 10, 2024
Mayor Bass Appoints Carmen Chang as Department of Neighborhood Empowerment General Manager

Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass has appointed Carmen Chang as the new General Manager of the Los Angeles Department of Neighborhood Empowerment (DONE), an announcement confirmed by the Los Angeles City Council. Chang emphasized her commitment to inclusivity and representation in her new role: "I am honored to be appointed to serve as General Manager […]

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May 10, 2024
LADWP Level Pay

Optimize your budgeting with Level Pay monthly billing, a hassle-free payment plan that evens out seasonal fluctuations in your utility bills. With predictable monthly payments, you'll know exactly how much to budget each month, regardless of the season. All residential and multi-residential customers with eligible services, even those currently behind on their bills, can enroll. […]

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May 6, 2024
Restaurant Service Fees Will Soon Be Illegal in California

The price you see on the menu is what you'll pay for your meal (plus taxes) under a state law that has the restaurant industry fuming. From automatic service charges to vague "living wage" fees, California restaurants have increasingly been tacking on extra costs to diners' bills in recent years, much to customers' chagrin. But […]

Read More
May 2, 2024
15th Annual Senior Symposium and Health Fair

Saturday, May 18 · 9am - 12pm PDT ONEgeneration's Intergenerational Daycare Center 17400 Victory Blvd Van Nuys, CA 91406 If tickets are not available, walk-ins are accepted!! We look forward to seeing you at the event, open from 9am to 12pm. Register in advance for a complimentary extra raffle ticket. This event is open to […]

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April 24, 2024
City of LA's Single-Use Plastics Reduction Efforts

LA Sanitation & Environment (LASAN) and the City of Los Angeles are committed to reducing plastic pollution in our communities. Source reduction or preventing waste from being generated in the first place is the most effective waste management strategy. Visit lacitysan.org/sourcereduction to find out more about our plastics reduction programs and initiatives. Below is an overview […]

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April 22, 2024
Thoughts on the Mayor's Proposed Budget Townhall

The Neighborhood Council Budget Advocates are sponsoring a virtual Town Hall on the Mayor's Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2024-2025, which will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2024 at 1:00 p.m. via Zoom.  Register here. The Mayor is required by the City Charter to release her Proposed Budget for the next fiscal year by […]

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April 15, 2024
TONIGHT: State of the City

The State of the City is happening TONIGHT at the halls of the people’s house — City Hall. You can join the live stream at 5:30 PM on Mayor.LACity.gov/SOTC2024. Become a part of the conversation on X (formerly Twitter) by using the hashtag #SOTC2024 and follow us at @MayorOfLA. Looking forward to sharing the progress and future […]

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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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May 10, 2024
Mayor Bass Appoints Carmen Chang as Department of Neighborhood Empowerment General Manager

Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass has appointed Carmen Chang as the new General Manager of the Los Angeles Department of Neighborhood Empowerment (DONE), an announcement confirmed by the Los Angeles City Council. Chang emphasized her commitment to inclusivity and representation in her new role: "I am honored to be appointed to serve as General Manager […]

Read More
May 10, 2024
LADWP Level Pay

Optimize your budgeting with Level Pay monthly billing, a hassle-free payment plan that evens out seasonal fluctuations in your utility bills. With predictable monthly payments, you'll know exactly how much to budget each month, regardless of the season. All residential and multi-residential customers with eligible services, even those currently behind on their bills, can enroll. […]

Read More
May 6, 2024
Restaurant Service Fees Will Soon Be Illegal in California

The price you see on the menu is what you'll pay for your meal (plus taxes) under a state law that has the restaurant industry fuming. From automatic service charges to vague "living wage" fees, California restaurants have increasingly been tacking on extra costs to diners' bills in recent years, much to customers' chagrin. But […]

Read More
May 2, 2024
15th Annual Senior Symposium and Health Fair

Saturday, May 18 · 9am - 12pm PDT ONEgeneration's Intergenerational Daycare Center 17400 Victory Blvd Van Nuys, CA 91406 If tickets are not available, walk-ins are accepted!! We look forward to seeing you at the event, open from 9am to 12pm. Register in advance for a complimentary extra raffle ticket. This event is open to […]

Read More
April 24, 2024
City of LA's Single-Use Plastics Reduction Efforts

LA Sanitation & Environment (LASAN) and the City of Los Angeles are committed to reducing plastic pollution in our communities. Source reduction or preventing waste from being generated in the first place is the most effective waste management strategy. Visit lacitysan.org/sourcereduction to find out more about our plastics reduction programs and initiatives. Below is an overview […]

Read More
April 22, 2024
Thoughts on the Mayor's Proposed Budget Townhall

The Neighborhood Council Budget Advocates are sponsoring a virtual Town Hall on the Mayor's Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2024-2025, which will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2024 at 1:00 p.m. via Zoom.  Register here. The Mayor is required by the City Charter to release her Proposed Budget for the next fiscal year by […]

Read More
April 15, 2024
TONIGHT: State of the City

The State of the City is happening TONIGHT at the halls of the people’s house — City Hall. You can join the live stream at 5:30 PM on Mayor.LACity.gov/SOTC2024. Become a part of the conversation on X (formerly Twitter) by using the hashtag #SOTC2024 and follow us at @MayorOfLA. Looking forward to sharing the progress and future […]

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
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