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Granada Hills Charter Captures Back-to-Back National Academic Decathlon Titles!

Granada Hills Charter High School students are back-to-back National Academic Decathlon champions. Preliminary results show that the Granada Hills Charter team has broken many records at the national competition, including the highest ever point total for a school in the history of the National Academic Decathlon competition. The second consecutive …

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Elections Are Coming

Election time is fast approaching for the Northridge West Neighborhood Council. There are 9 Board positions open, one of which is a Renter. We would love for stakeholders and community members to inquire and consider running for a position on the Board. The NWNC looks forward to those interested in …

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Mayor Proposes Complete Overhaul of the Los Angeles Zoning Code

The Mayor and the City Planning Department have proposed a five-year project to completely rewrite the Los Angeles Zoning Code. It would throw out all of the existing fixed zones and replace them with “dynamic” zones. There would be considerably less control exercised over height, density, interior building space and …

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Mayor’s Budget Proposal Cuts Police Support Staff, Restores LAFD Funds

Seeking to close a $238 million deficit, Villaraigosa also proposes using close to $83 million in one-time solutions. Via northridge.patch.com Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa unveiled a $7.2 billion budget proposal today that includes 231 layoffs and would reduce employee retirement benefits while raising the retirement age from 60 to 67. Seeking …

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LADWP to Hold Community Meetings to Discuss Proposed 2-Year Power and Water Rate Changes

Legal Mandates and Aging Infrastructure Driving Need for Rate Increases; Seven Regional Meetings Slated April 25-May 10 The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) will hold a series of community meetings throughout the city beginning April 25 to educate and inform customers regarding proposed power and water rate …

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April 2012 Weekly Cleanup Plans and Locations

Click here for photos of our last cleanup. Join Northridge West Neighborhood Council’s Weekly Clean-Up and Help Keep Northridge Clean and Green! On Thursday, April 5, join Northridge West Neighborhood Council for their weekly clean up project. Thursday, April 5 8:00 am – 11:00 amLocation: Wilbur Ave. on west side and start at …

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April Pothole Project

Cracked, broken-down streets are something that affects every one of us every day and repairing and maintaining them is a core City service. This is why Councilman Englander is launching a special April Pothole Project. The Bureau of Street Services usually fills potholes within 24 hours, but they need to …

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Bureau of Sanitation 2012 “Discover Recycling” Open Houses

Families, children, and residents of all ages get a chance to meet Sanitation collection truck drivers and staff, enjoy truck demonstrations and facility tours, as well as receive information about recycling and a host of Sanitation services.The 2012 dates, locations and new times are: Saturday, April 28, 2012 9:00 a.m. …

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