LIGHT UP VALLEY VALLEY VILLAGE – TONIGHT!

luvvSanta is on his way and you can see him this Saturday, December 3rd at the 6th annual Light Up Valley Village.  Join your NCVV Board and your neighbors as we kick off the 2016 holiday season.  Festivities will center around our Light Up Valley Village Block Party, at the intersection of Magnolia Boulevard and Whitsett Avenue, 4pm to 7pm.  There will be music, food and fun for the entire family.

Pick up the festive Holiday Trolley between 4PM and 7PM at Marie et Cie, Valley Village Pet Supply, and Carter Sexton Art Supplies and ride it to the LUVV Block Party.  Each of these businesses and many others will sponsor holiday specials, so be certain to stop by during the day for holiday shopping surprises.  Holiday treats in Valley Village this Saturday include: coupons and cake compliments of Menchies, holiday card crafting, gourmet cupcakes, a holiday posy to name a few.

We look forward to seeing you this Saturday, December 3!

HELP FEED OUR COMMUNITY

food-driveOnce again this season NCVV’s Board is sponsoring a Food Drive to support the North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry.  You can help us by donating unexpired canned or unopened non-perishable food at one of the following locations:

  • Carter Sexton
  • Faith Presbyterian Church
  • Marie et Cie
  • Light Up Valley Village December 3

Last year NCVV collected over 1000 pounds of food.  Help us make a difference by donating a bag of food today.

Rock the Block 2016

NCVV encourages you to get out and meet your neighbors by organizing a neighborhood block party this fall.  Anytime between now and the end of November, consider holding a social gathering on your street to help build your neighborhood watch effort and make friendships that will be supportive in the event of a natural or man made disaster.

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Scare Up Some Fun at Halloween Happenings 2016!

Once again this year NCVV is partnering with Faith Presbyterian Church to support Halloween Happenings 2016, a community-based celebration of the Halloween season.  Join us for tricks and treats, a costume contest, other great games for kids and even a haunted house!   The GHOULISH festivities will be held in the Social Hall of the Church, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm on October 29Please bring a can of food for our Holiday Food Drive!

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Make Your Vote Count November 8

national-election-2016The 2016 general election is just three weeks away, and voting is beginning for many across the state who vote by mail.  Along with electing our President, one Senator, all 53 House members and many other state and local offices, citizens will be asked to express their opinion on a record number of ballot measures.  The 17 initiatives include issues such as the cost of prescription drugs, the death penalty, taxes, legalization of marijuana and even condom use.

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Are You Ready?

Is your family ready for the next natural or man-made disaster?  Find out more about how you can survive during an earthquake or other incident.  Join your NCVV Board, the office of Councilman Paul Krekorian and the American Red Cross for the East Valley Emergency Preparedness Summit, October 26 from 6 pm to 8:30 pm at LA Valley College.  For more information contact Geoffrey Yazzetta at 818-755-7676.  To RSVP, email geoffrey.yazzetta@lacity.org.

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NCVV Publishes Plan to Landscape the Tujunga Wash

For the past 2 years, your NCVV Board and members of the Planning and Land Use and the Valley Village Vision Committees have worked with noted landscape architect firm Troller Mayer to develop a plan to landscape the Valley Village section of the Tujunga Wash.  Located along the western boundary of Valley Village, this mile long section of the Wash is one of the few remaining Valley sections of the Wash/LA River that has not been developed for recreational and park use.

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Small Lot Code Amendment: Staff Report to the LA City Planning Commission

On August 25, 2016, the City Planning Commission will consider the proposed update to the Small Lot Subdivision (“SLS”) Ordinance and make a recommendation to the City Council. The proposed Code Amendment is part of a comprehensive update of the existing SLS Ordinance, and is in response to the input received throughout the public comment process.
Changes may still be made before the City Council’s final decision.

The Department of City Planning has prepared a staff report with updated recommendations for the Commission’s consideration. It is attached here for your reference. An agenda of the Commission meeting will be posted shortly at planning.lacity.org [1] under “Commissions & Hearings.”
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