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Free Women’s Self-Defense Workshops

California State Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian, Los Angeles Police Department (Mission Division), Bright Star ATA Martial Arts, and ...

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The Great California Shake Out is October 16th

The Great California Shake Out is October 16th Millions of people worldwide will practice how to Drop, Cover, and Hold On at ...

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The 2nd Citywide Walk to School Day is Wed, Oct 8, 2014

We are now in high-gear to identify schools within the City of Los Angeles and recruit volunteer organizers! With your help we can ...

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The three feet for safety act goes into effect Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014

Here are some tips for motorists & bicyclists: Tips for Motorists: o Expect People Bicycling on the Roadway. Bicyclists have the right to use all roads except those from which they are officially excluded. o Reduce Your Speed. When passing bicyclists - slow down. Air pressure from ...

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FREE Fire Safety Training

Saturday, October 25, 2014 10:00 am to 11:30 am Instructor: Firefighter Mitch McKnight Los Angeles County Fire Department CERT Unit Topics include:
• Fire prevention tips
• Proper fire extinguisher use and maintenance
• An overview of the importance of Utility Control
• ...

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FREE Emergency Preparedness Class


Saturday, October 18, 2014
10:00 am to 11:30 am How do YOU prepare for emergencies? This FREE training class covers some of the basics you need to know before, during and after a disaster. Learn which emergency supplies are critical and how to create an emergency plan. SOS Survival ...

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FREE Emergency Water Storage Workshop

Saturday, September 27th 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Having an adequate supply of clean safe drinking water available is number one when it comes to being prepared. Join SOS Survival Products for a brief 30 minute Emergency Water Storage Workshop every 30 minutes starting at 10:00am until they close at ...

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Tree Planting To Begin In September

Through a partnership with the City of Los Angeles’ Environmental Services Group in the Department of Public Works, Bureau of Sanitation, NCVV is planting over 120 trees along Laurel Canyon and at the intersection of Whitsett and Magnolia. There will also be trees planted along key locations on ...

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LA Congress of Neighborhoods – Saturday, September 20th

Neighborhood Council leaders from throughout the city have partnered with the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment (EmpowerLA) in bringing the 2014 LA Congress of Neighborhoods to City Hall on Saturday, September 20, from 7:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Congress of Neighborhoods has something for ...

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Neighborhood Sustainability Symposium

NHS invites you to join us for our upcoming Neighborhood Sustainability Symposium on Saturday, October 11th at the Expo Center in Los Angeles. This all-day, family-friendly symposium will explore the emerging role of resilient and sustainable communities, healthy neighborhoods, mass transit, K-12 ...

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City Attorney Launches Neighborhood Justice Program

After the successful launch of the Neighborhood Prosecutors program initiated by City Attorney Mike Feuer earlier this year, which brought together deputy city attorneys and neighborhood leaders to identify and tackle local public safety priorities, the neighborhood-centered justice initiatives ...

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Be Safe and Stay Cool

The Los Angeles County Dept. of Public Health has issued a heat alert for the LA Basin, the San Fernando and East San Gabriel Valleys and Santa Clarita. With temperatures reaching triple digits for the next few days, I wanted to take a moment to share some important tips for staying cool and ...

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NCVV Board Meeting September 17

Be sure to mark your calendar – the September board meeting of Neighborhood Council Valley Village will be one week early – September 17.  We hope that you will join us at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, September 17 at Faith Presbyterian Church for this month’s Board meeting.  And the following week we ...

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TreePeople is holding 4 FREE Community Sustainability Workshops on Saturday, September 13, 2014

With today's drought and tomorrow's changing climate, the challenges can feel too big for any one person to make a difference. But there's so much each of us can do to create a climate-resilient LA. Come learn sustainable techniques that save money, time and water. Get the tools you need to grow a ...

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Government Policies and Regulation Free Course

Community Activist? Free Eight-Week Course Starts Saturday, Oct. 4 This course, fully funded by the Charles Koch Foundation and designed by Cal State Northridge economist Shirley Svorny, will run for eight Saturdays from Oct. 4 to Nov. 22 from 8:30 – 11:30 am on the CSUN campus. Brunch is ...