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Go511.com – Customized Traffic Reports Now Available by Phone, on Internet

A new phone and internet service to help travelers navigate the confusing and congested maze known as Southern California has debuted. Unlike sites such as Sigalert.com and Traffic.com, or good old drive time radio traffic dispatches, the new Go511.com and 511 toll-free phone service offers freeway traffic reports augmented with …

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Manager’s Position Re-Instated in Neighborhood Council System

Reprinted from the Beverly Press. The Los Angeles City Council re-created the position of general manager of the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment (DONE), which oversees the city’s neighborhood councils. Bong Hwan Kim had resigned as general manager of the department following Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s announcement that he intended to merge …

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Thank You from the Northridge West Neighborhood Council President

Dear Stakeholders, I want to thank Chris Williams with Remax, Board Members Glen Wilson, Gerry Malais, Jo Ann Phillips, and Pam Bolin’s husband Scott Bolin for volunteering their time and energy on July 17 to cleaning up the west side of Tampa Blvd from Atlanta to approximately Tunney Avenue. Your …

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Join the Public Meetings of the Oakridge Estate Park Advisory Board

Community members are encouraged and invited to attend the monthly public meetings of the newly formed Oakridge Estate Park Advisory Board (PAB).  Help shape the future of this community treasure! The Oakridge Estate PAB will meet on the fourth Thursday of every month at Fire Station #87, 10124 Balboa Blvd., …

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Shopping Cart Pick-Up

Dear Neighbors, please use the following information to report abandoned shopping carts you may see anywhere that they do not belong, not just your own front yard.  Please add these phone numbers to your cell phone contact list so you can report carts when you are out and about to …

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Neighborhood Council Board Orientations

To All – Please mark your calenders for May 8th for orientation. It would be great to have 100% turn out.   The Department of Neighborhood Empowerment will be hosting neighborhood council board orientations throughout the city. The board orientations will allow elected board members to gain the necessary knowledge, …

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LA’s budget cuts threaten the survival of residents’ organizations

From The Los Angeles Daily News The city’s grand experiment in neighborhood activism is about to take a big hit this year, and some advocates are worried if its spirit will survive. Under Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s latest budget plan, the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment will be folded into another city …

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Distinguished Speaker Series

Strong Community, Vibrant Future       Northridge100 Distinguished Speaker Series In honor of Northridge’s centennial, a monthly speaker series will be hosted at the Northridge Library to bring unique and Northridge-focused speakers to the community. To find out more about these series of events, visit http://www.northridge100.org/news/speaker/  

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