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City Council intends to take NC funds and cut next years funding in half

It is my understanding that the LA City Council is considering absconding with Neighborhood Council Rollover Funds, suspending use of petty cash and credit cards and dramatically reducing the funds available to each Neighborhood Council next year. On behalf of the Northridge West Neighborhood Council, I hereby request that members …

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LA City Council delays decision on layoffs to address budget crisis

The Los Angeles City Council Wednesday put off tough decisions on a looming budget crisis – despite warnings that any delay would only worsen the city’s financial position. Hundreds of people packed City Council chambers to lobby against budget cuts. For 22 years, Linda Pickler’s worked for the city of …

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California gets $2.3 billion for high-speed rail line

California will get more than $2.3 billion in federal stimulus money to help build an 800-mile-long, high-speed rail line tying Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay area to Los Angeles and San Diego. The grants announced by the Obama administration would fund the largest public works project in California history, …

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U.S. Census Bureau Releases Snapshot of San Fernando Valley

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brad Sherman D-Sherman Oaks released the U.S. Census Bureau´s latest San Fernando Valley Census Report. At his request, the Census Bureau updated the report using detailed data from the 2008 American Community Survey ACS. The first-ever Valley Census Report was released in December 2006, also at …

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Submarine Los Angeles is decommissioned from active fleet

The nuclear-powered attack submarine Los Angeles had been in the fleet for a dozen years, mostly patrolling the Pacific to keep a close watch on Russian subs, when Caleb Schrum was born. On Saturday, Schrum, now 21 and a Navy petty officer second class, gently lowered the American flag on …

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Mayor Villaraigosa Announces Launch Of Interactive Budget Survey

New survey is designed to garner feedback and educate residents on the challenges of balancing the City’s Budget LOS ANGELES – Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa today announced the launch of the ‘Los Angeles Budget Challenge’, an interactive online budget survey that allows Angelenos to provide input on real budget issues the …

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On anniversary of Northridge quake, kinship felt toward Haiti

By Kevin Modesti, Staff Writer NORTHRIDGE – It was 3,000 miles away and far more destructive than anything they’ve been through, but the Haiti earthquake hit close to home for long-time residents of the quake-prone San Fernando Valley. For Bobbie Koszdin of Northridge, the televised scenes from Haiti are shaking …

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Candidate Filing Continues for Northridge West Neighborhood Council

The Los Angeles City Clerk’s office now has responsibility to organize elections formerly run by Neighborhood Councils. Potential candidates should call (213) 978-0444 to register to run or attend one of the City Clerk’s two information meetings. Applicants  wanting to be a write-in candidate must file no later than Monday, …

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New Northridge West Website

Welcome to the New Northridge West Neighborhood Council Website! This new site incorporates the latest new media technology to help us reach the people of the Northridge West Community.  If you have any suggestions about how to improve the website, please email *protected email*

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