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Neighborhood Council Questionnaire – Sidewalk Repair Priorities and Funding Options

The Bureau of Street Services is asking Valley Village and other neighborhood council stakeholders to provide feedback regarding ...

UN Day

Celebrate United Nations Day on October 20th with “Seeding the Middle East”

In honor of United Nations Day the United Nations Association of the United States of America —San Fernando Valley Chapter ...


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 ...


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 ...


Participate in Election Reform and Increasing Voter Turnout

The Los Angeles City Council's Rules, Elections & Intergovernmental Relations Committee and the City Ethics Commission invite you to participate in discussing: Municipal Elections Reform Commission Report & Recommendations Improving and Enhancing Voter Participation and Civic ...

Self Defense

Free Women’s Self-Defense Workshops

California State Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian, Los Angeles Police Department (Mission Division), Bright Star ATA Martial Arts, and North Hollywood Recreational Center are hosting a series of self-defense workshops open to women of all ages teaching practical and useful ways to avoid and defend ...

Tree People

TreePeople is holding 3 FREE Community Sustainability Workshops on Saturday, October 18, 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 ...

President Obama

Presidential Visit to Cause Traffic Delays Oct. 9-10

  Expect traffic delays and congestion Thursday and Friday, Oct. 9-10, as President Barack Obama attends events in Los Angeles. The following information regarding places to avoid is from the Los Angeles Police Department: Thursday, Oct. 9 · The area around Centinela Avenue between ...


The Great California Shakeout Annual Event

Any earthquake can cause damage to your property and even injure you and your loved ones.  What you do now can determine your quality of life after an earthquake - are you prepared to survive and recover quickly? The Great California Shakeout is an annual event that helps remind all of our Valley ...

Sheila Kuehl and Bobby Shriver

LA County Board of Supervisors Candidates Debate – Thursday, Oct. 9

You are invited to participate in a debate between LA County Board of Supervisors candidates Sheila Kuehl and Bobby Shriver. Valley Alliance of Neighborhood Councils (VANC) and several other NCs including Neighborhood Council Valley Village (NCVV) is sponsoring the event, and NBC4 Southern ...


October 8th is International Walk or Bike to School Day

For the second year,Colfax Charter Elementary School will participating in International Walk to School Day. This is an annual event that takes place at thousands of schools, and last year over 50 Los Angeles schools hosted events. Students, parents, school personnel and other community members are ...


Walter Reed Middle School’s Environmental Science Academy Hosts a Free Outdoor Movie Night on Friday, October 10th

The award-winning documentary “Bag It,” which examines our society’s use and abuse of plastic, will be screened along with the Tim Burton Halloween classic "Corpse Bride" on Friday, October 10th at 7:00 pm at Walter Reed Middle School’s Schall Park. Admission is free to the movies, but Walter ...

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Colfax Charter Beautification Day – Saturday, October 11

The entire Valley Village community is invited to help beautify the Colfax school grounds on Saturday, October 11th from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm. Bring your gardening tools, work gloves, dust masks and paint scrapers if you have them. Plan to clear weeds, remove cobwebs and do some general maintenance. ...


LADWP to Hold “Customer Service Saturday” on October 11, 2014

LOS ANGELES—The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) will hold “Customer Service Saturday” at four of its Customer Service Centers on October 11, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in honor of Public Power Week. Customers who attend Customer Service Saturday can expect assistance ...


Mayor Garcetti and LADOT release First-ever transportation strategic plan to provide safer streets and better transportation options

September 30, 2014 press release from Mayor Garcetti's office: LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) General Manager Seleta Reynolds today releasedGreat Streets for Los Angeles, LADOT's first strategic plan to turn the city’s essential ...