Neighborhood News

March 16, 2023
L.A.'s City Council District 6 Special Election is Here

Homelessness. Pollution. Illegal dumping. Your next city councilmember has the power to make a difference. L.A.'s City Council District 6 special election is here and so is our free voter guide to help you make a choice by the April 4 election day. Visit or scan the QR code to use the voter guide.

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March 9, 2023
SoCalGas Gas Assistance Fund

The Gas Assistance Fund (GAF) offers a one-time grant to help customers pay their natural gas bills. If you're having difficulty paying your natural gas bill, the Gas Assistance Fund (GAF) may be able to provide you, or someone you know, with a one-time grant for the amount of the gas bill, not to exceed […]

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March 8, 2023
Looking for a Way to Make a Positive Impact in our Lake Balboa Community?

You can be a candidate in the Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council Election on June 18, 2023 Candidate Filing Began February 18, 2023 and closes April 4, 2023. Board member seats include the following stakeholder representatives: Residential, Business, Organizational, Seniors, Youth, and At-Large. Who can run or vote? Unlike other city, state, or federal elections, voting […]

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March 6, 2023
National 311 Day

The Board of Public Works and Information Technology Agency, will promote city services during the week of March 6-10 to celebrate National 311 Day which takes place on Saturday, March 11. During the week leading up to March 11 (March 6-10), the City will use traditional and social media, videos broadcast on the City’s Channel 35, and […]

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March 2, 2023
Free Community Shred Event - Saturday, March 11

Louise Park 7140 Louise Ave Lake Balboa, CA 91406 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Or until the truck is full) Free personal document shredding Limit of 3 boxes/bags per person Plus, meet LBNC board members and find out more information about our upcoming election and how you can become a candidate.

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March 2, 2023
SoCalGas Announces $10 Million to Support Low-Income Families, Seniors and Small Restaurant Owners Impacted by Unprecedented Regional Gas Market Prices

Thousands newly eligible for winter bill assistance after SoCalGas bolsters United Way’s Gas Assistance Fund with historic $5 million contribution $4 million will revive Fueling Our Communities – a collaboration with local nonprofits that has provided free meals and groceries to tens of thousands of Californians since 2020 $1 million in aid to small restaurant […]

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February 24, 2023
Notice: Public Hearings for SoCalGas Application for Increase of Gas and Electric Rates

Notice of Participation Hearings Southern California Gas Company's Request to Increase Gas Rates Application A.22-05-015 Para más información sobre esta reunión pública, y cómo este cambio impactará su factura, llame al 1-800-342-4545. Why am I receiving this notice? Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) and the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) would like to hear from […]

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February 22, 2023
Unprecedented Blizzard Warning Issued In Los Angeles County

Angelenos may get a rare snow day with snow in the Santa Monica Mountain foothills and blizzard conditions in the San Gabriel Mountains. A blizzard warning has been issued for Los Angeles County, for the first time in history. The blizzard warning issued by the National Weather Service applies to the local mountains, but the […]

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February 19, 2023
CicLAvia Returns to the Valley this Weekend

CicLAvia returns to the Valley! Join us for the first CicLAvia Sunday of 2023: CicLAvia-The Valley on February 26, from 9 AM - 3 PM. 5 miles of open streets on Sherman Way, connecting Canoga Park, Winnetka, and Reseda, for you to run, walk, cycle, dance, and skate, as long as it’s people-powered! Find the […]

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February 19, 2023
LAEWDD Child Care Grant for Single Parents

The LAEWDD Child Care Grant for single parents will provide eligible applicants up to $1K per month for six months in childcare support & employment training opportunities. Visit for more information.

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February 19, 2023
Los Angeles Housing Department (LAHD) First-Time Homebuyer Program

The Los Angeles Housing Department (LAHD) has programs to assist first-time, low- and moderate-income homebuyers purchase homes in the City of Los Angeles. These programs are designed to assist first-time homebuyers with purchase assistance for the down payment, closing costs, and other costs to help eligible homebuyers realize their dream of homeownership in the City. For more […]

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February 19, 2023
East San Fernando Valley Light Rail Transit Project

As part of the East San Fernando Valley Light Rail Transit Project, Metro’s contractor, W.A. Rasic Construction Co., Inc., will perform advanced utility work activities ahead of major construction. This work will be conducted along Van Nuys Bl from Vanowen St to Hart St and will include excavations, vault installation, repaving of roadway, and sidewalk […]

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February 19, 2023
Tips for Managing Higher Gas Bills

To help customers manage energy usage and possibly save on bills, SoCalGas has recommended the above tips. SoCalGas’ free Ways to Save tool may also help customers find ways to save on natural gas bills, with a personalized savings plan that offers a household energy analysis, customized energy-efficiency recommendations, bill comparisons, and energy usage comparisons. […]

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February 14, 2023
Van Nuys Airport Vision Study Open House - February 22 at 6pm

Los Angeles World Airport (LAWA) invites you to attend a special virtual one house where they will share information about the Vany Nuys Airport (VNY) Vistion Study. The Los Angeles City Planning Department (LACP) also will be joining LAWA to provide information on the Southwest Valley Area Community Plans Update. This special virtual open house […]

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February 9, 2023
LA City Council Approves Contracts for Mental Health Services at City Libraries

The L.A. City Council approved more than $800,000 in contracts to provide assistance to librarians and other library staff to train them should they encounter someone who is experiencing a mental health crisis. The L.A. City Council approved three new contracts Tuesday for mental health services at public libraries. The contracts total more than $800,000 and will provide […]

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February 7, 2023
CA Urges Feds To Probe Gas Companies, Increases Rebates

Help for skyrocketing gas bills is on the way. Credits ranging from $90 to $120 will appear on utility bills as soon as March. Gov. Gavin Newsom is asking federal authorities to investigate the recent spike in natural gas prices — an increase that has been evident to many Californians as their utility bills skyrocket. Households […]

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February 2, 2023
Peace and Healing Centers

L.A. is piloting a program to create physical spaces where communities with high rates of pollution, poverty, and violence can go to heal. Why it matters: The nine Peace and Healing centers are located in L.A. REPAIR Zones, which stands for Reforms for Equity and Public Acknowledgement of Institutional Racism. Half of Angelenos living in poverty […]

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February 1, 2023
Sepulveda Basin Vision Plan Community Meeting

You are invited to participate in an upcoming community meeting to discuss the Sepulveda Basin Vision Plan. February 8, 2023 6:00 pm to 8:oo pm Encino Community Center 4935 Balboa Blvd Encino, CA 91316 The City of Los Angeles and Community Partners invite you to the first of four interactive community open house events designed […]

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January 29, 2023
Los Angeles Council District 6 Candidate Forum - Saturday, February 18, 2023 at 10AM

Saturday, February 18, 2023 10:00 AM Come join us in person or stream the forum online at Osborne Neighborhood Church 13501 Osborne St Arleta, CA

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January 28, 2023
LAPD Cadet Program Applications

Interested in joining the LAPD Youth Cadet Program? Applications are currently open to join this program designed to offer youth an opportunity to develop skills that will help them throughout their lives, while working with one of the finest law enforcement agencies in the country. The program is offered at each of the 21 community police stations […]

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