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Environmental Awareness Day Photos

The Northridge West Neighborhood Council had a booth at the Environmental Awareness Day event to interact with the community members who attended.  Check out the photos here:    

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Volunteers helping with the YMCA Thanksgiving Baskets

Northridge West Neighborhood Council provided a neighborhood purpose grant to support the North valley YMCA Thanksgiving basket program that distributes Thanksgiving meal preparation food items to needy families in our area.

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Community Alert

Please read this important community alert regarding an increase in violent street robberies in Los Angeles and the surrounding area and what you can do to protect yourself from becoming a victim.

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The Drumstick Dash is Back! LA’s largest Thanksgiving 5K/10K run.

Drumstick Dash LA is LA’s largest Thanksgiving 5K/10K run held on Thanksgiving Day.   Fun for all the family and serious runners alike–including lots of freebies, a costume contest, awards, and the satisfaction of supporting a worthy cause.  All proceeds will help Hope of the Valley provide over 500,000 hot meals …

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The Homeless Education Office is Seeking Sponsors. Help Bring Magic to the Holidays!

The LAUSD Homeless Education Office, is excited to announce that they are currently registering sponsors for their 14th annual SPONSOR-A-FAMILY initiative! During the holiday season, they invite individuals and groups to sponsor LAUSD students and families who are experiencing homelessness.  Unfortunately, the impact and recovery from the pandemic has critically affected many students …

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Volunteers Needed to Pack and Pass out Thanksgiving Baskets

The Northridge West Neighborhood Council supported the Thanksgiving Baskets program with a neighborhood purpose grant.  Now the YMCA needs volunteers to pack and pass out the baskets. On page 4 of the linked flyer below, there are the dates for volunteers to come help on Nov 13 nd 14 and …

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Peter Lasky Awarded Certificate of Appreciation

The Northridge West Neighborhood Council (NWNC) would like to recognize outstanding locals who are caring for our wonderful community by serving our neighbors.  Northridge West exists to serve our neighbors and to encourage our local citizens to take actions that promotes a happier and healthier Northridge West Community for all. …

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Balboa & Devonshire Community Beautification Video & other cleanup photos.

Here’s a new and eye-opening video showing the VOLUNTEERS CLEANING COMMUNITIES & NORTHRIDGE BEAUTIFICATION GROUP doing their final clean-up at the Devonshire & Balboa homeless encampment. A special thank you to those volunteers who are working selflessly to keep our community clean.  Please show your support.   (Video credit:  Mark Hovater).  …

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Aliso Canyon Disaster Health Research Study Update

The LA County Department of Health has completed a report that highlights key messages and findings from hundreds of  comments related to the draft goals and priorities for the health study.   A $1.8 billion settlement has also been agreed upon.  Read the article and other info below:

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