An earthquake rattled Southlanders from their sleep, Thursday morning. Did you feel it? A magnitude 4.2 earthquake struck Southern California’s San Fernando Valley early Thursday morning. The United States Geological Survey reports the quake struck just before 4:30 a.m. The quake was felt in Pacoima, and as far away as Oxnard, Irvine, and San Diego. […]
Recruitment is once again underway for the student position on LAUSD’s Board of Education. Rising high school seniors can email Dr. Lorena Franco (email@example.com) were they to have any questions.
The City’s Emergency Renters Assistance Program for rent relief is still accepting applications until 11:59 p.m. tonight. To learn more about the program, check eligibility and apply, visit https://hcidla.lacity.org. Due to expected high demand, qualified applicants will be selected by lottery.
Residents who need a COVID-19 test can call their primary care provider or healthcare center to request one. Free testing by appointment is also available, with priority given to people experiencing symptoms or to certain critical front-line workers who interact with the public. Click here to find a testing center near you and register.
Los Angeles County Coronavirus Update: Local Officials Order Businesses In “Non-Critical” Sectors To Close Offices Statewide, California has closed indoor operations STATEWIDE for: restaurants wineries movie theaters family entertainment zoos museums cardrooms
Fireworks may be sidelined this year, but patriotic live and virtual festivities still are planned in & around Los Angeles County. Independence Day celebrations will look decidedly different this year, as COVID-19 concerns spurred cancellations of most July 4th parades, carnivals, and fireworks extravaganzas throughout Greater Los Angeles and statewide. More events are canceled then […]
Fireworks are illegal in the City of Los Angeles. Click here to report fireworks: https://lacityita.dynamics365portals.us/Complaint/fireworks/ Note: Fireworks complaints are accepted within the city limits of Los Angeles only. Incidents occurring in other areas should be reported to the law enforcement agency for that area. LAPD will not forward complaints to other agencies.
Here is the county website that shows the county-run testing sites and corporate partner sites. COVID-19: Free Testing
The All Together Now Telethon is taking place this Saturday, April 25th at 2:00 PM. The telethon goes until approximately 6:00 PM and 100% of the proceeds go to the City of Los Angeles COVID 19 Crisis Fund. Folks can either donate by texting “together” to 24365, or via this direct link to the Crisis Fund. Thus far the lineup includes: Jeff […]
Hello Community Members and Valley Residents, Anyone who exhibits COVID-19 symptoms can be tested for free at any one of 3 test sites set up in the San Fernando Valley. Please see the link below to a LA City video on COVID-19 Mobile Drive-Up Testing. The video was customized for Our Valley Community by videographer […]
Info can be found at https://hcidla2.lacity.org/family-source-centers With support from the Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti and the Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles, the Angeleno Card provides financial assistance for in-need households via no-fee prepaid cards provided by Mastercard’s City Possible network in amounts determined according to the following table:
FEDERAL UPDATE: Friday afternoon, President Trump signed the CARES Act – a $2 trillion economic rescue package that will provide relief to many groups affected by the coronavirus. This plan will offer assistance to tens of millions of American households affected by the coronavirus by providing stimulus payments to individuals, expanded unemployment coverage, student loan […]
Mayor Garcetti issues “Safer at Home” emergency order – ordering all residents of the City of L.A. to stay inside their residences and immediately limit all non-essential movement. Coronavirus.LACity.org El alcalde Garcetti anuncia la orden de emergencia “Más Protegidos en Casa”, ordenando a todos los residentes de la Ciudad de Los Ángeles que permanezcan dentro […]
March 17, 2020 Neighbors and Friends, These are challenging days, and there will be more ahead. We’re doing all we can to help the nurses, doctors, and healthcare workers on the front lines of this crisis. At the same time, I want to make sure that everyone in the San Fernando Valley gets the information […]
Census 2020 is around the corner. The results will determine not only our representation in Congress, but how more than $115 billion is spent every year on California schools, healthcare, housing, transportation, and other vital programs in our neighborhoods. But we won’t get an accurate count in 2020 unless everyone participates. Your 2020 Census invitation should arrive […]
A declaration of a state of emergency is a preparedness measure. It authorizes government agencies to mobilize resources quickly to respond to any noted threat. For this reason, while there are still only a few known active coronavirus cases in California, Governor Newsom and Mayor Garcetti have declared an official state of emergency for both the […]
Penalties have increased for illegal dumping. Dumping waste, materials, packaging, and equipment on L.A. streets, sidewalks, and alleys or in public bins is a crime and is subject to increased fines or criminal prosecution. The City is cracking down on those who trash our sidewalks and streets. Penalties for violations under City and/or State law are […]
When a big earthquake hits your area, your house might fly off its foundation and collapse if: It’s wood–framed Built before 1980 Has a crawl space and/or a cripple wall It’s never been retrofitted before The good news is that this year the California Earthquake Authority (CEA) is offering as much as $3,000 each to […]
From https://laist.com/latest/post/20200221/vote-centers-primary-election-polling-places Election “Day” is so 2016. Californians have been voting by mail since the beginning of this month, and in L.A. and Orange Counties, voting in-person starts Saturday morning, when the first round of centralized “vote centers” will open. Let’s recap the changes for WHERE to vote: Most neighborhood polling places are going away, so your old […]