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Grand Opening: Native American Indian Gallery

The San Fernando Historical Society officially opens its new Native American Indian Gallery at the Andres Pico Adobe in Mission Hills on Sunday, September 25 from 1-5 p.m. with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, native storytelling, children’s games, and hands-on craft booths. The free event celebrates the art and culture of the first peoples of North America in a new permanent exhibit featuring donated artifacts including arrowheads fashioned into folk art designs, bead jewelry, and historical objects from indigenous tribes throughout the United States. More information: http://www.sfvhs.com/ https://www.facebook.com/SFVHS. Sponsored by: San Fernando Valley Historical Society & the Andres Pico Adobe. Sunday, September 25, 2016, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Andres Pico Adobe & San Fernando Valley Historical Society 10940 Sepulveda Mission Hills, CA 91346.

Coyote Town Hall

Council District Twelve and the Department of Animal Services will hold a town hall to discuss the presence of coyotes and other wildlife in our neighborhoods. This will be an opportunity to learn about wildlife deterrents to decrease negative encounters with wildlife in our neighborhoods. Please join the Department of Animal Services and our office for this important discussion on how to protect yourself and your pets from coyotes. Tuesday, September 27 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Northridge Middle School 17960 Chase St. Northridge For more information on this event call (818) 882-1212. Tuesday, September 27, 2016, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Northridge Middle School 17960 Chase St. Northridge, CA.

LA City Council Homelessness and Poverty Committee - Special Meeting

Meeting Agenda: http://ens.lacity.org/clk/committeeagend/clkcommitteeagend3405106367_09282016.html. Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 3:00 PM. Board of Public Works Edward R. Roybal Hearing Room 350 200 N Spring St Los Angeles, CA 90012.

Basic Car 17A67 Neighborhood Watch Meeting - Interim SLO John Parker

Generally meets at 7pm on the last Wednesday of the month. Contact: SLO PATTI PETEQUE # 31373 (818) 634-0495. Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 7:00 PM. Calahan Elementary School 18722 Knapp Street Northridge, CA. For more info visit assets.lapdonline.org.

National VFW Day

National Holidays National VFW Day is celebrated annually on September 29. This day is devoted to the VFW organization and it’s members who have served our nation. The VFW was established on September 29, 1899 by a group of veterans from the Spanish-American war. It has since grown to be the nation’s largest group of combat veterans. They continue “to honor the dead by helping the living.” The VFW promote patriotism, good will and youth scholarships. They also provide military assistance and community service programs, promote youth activities and volunteer many hours in their local communities. How do you celebrate today? Honor the VFW members and veterans in your community. Let them know that you appreciate the sacrifices they have made for all of us. We truly are the land of the free because of the brave. Thursday, September 29, 2016.

Kiwanis Club of Northridge Meeting

Beginning Thursday, August 4th, 2016 the Kiwanis Club of Northridge will begin meeting at Rosie's BBQ, in Northridge. The club will also be reverting back to a weekly meeting (instead of the "every other week" format that is currently in place). Rosie's offers a fine selection of BBQ meals. Click on the above image to learn more about Rosie's BBQ. Members and guests will be able to order off of the menu, and pay individually at the time of service. Please be aware that Rosie's BBQ has moved. The new address is 8930 Corbin Avenue Northridge, CA 91324. Contact: Sharon Rose, Northridge Kiwanis president, at (818) 708-8596 or by email at srkiwanis1@aol.com. Thursday, September 29, 2016, 12:00 PM. Rosie's BBQ 8930 Corbin Avenue Northridge, CA 91324.

DWP Advocacy Committee Meeting

The meetings are public and everyone is welcome. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 8:45 AM. See http://www.lancc.org/ for location. For more info visit www.lancc.org.

9th Annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair

The Valley Disaster Preparedness Team, in conjunction with the Southern California Preparedness Foundation (http://www.socalprep.us/), is already planning the next Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair, which will be held on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Fire Station 87 in Granada Hills. As you know, preparing the community for disasters is key to our survival when an earthquake or other disaster becomes reality. Last year, EmpowerLA, Neighborhood Councils, and other supporters came together to host the 8th Annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair. The Fair educated and informed attendees in an enjoyable manner and 1,000 families left with free Emergency Preparedness Starter Kits containing basic items and educational material to jumpstart their preparedness efforts. Attendees enjoyed a free lunch as well. If you missed the Fair, this video will give you a good idea of what it’s all about. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBDqu_2cyXk&feature=youtu.be In this year’s Fair we’ll bring back the favorite events an… Saturday, October 1, 2016, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Fire Station 87 10124 Balboa Blvd Granada Hills, CA 91344. For more info visit www.valleydisasterfair.com.

Los Angeles Neighborhood Council Coalition (LANCC) Meeting

Saturday, October 1, 2016, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. See http://www.lancc.org/ for location. For more info visit www.lancc.org.

Minority Outreach Symposium XI

Do you believe that race relations have not made progressive strides in recent years? This is the forum for you. Our goals are to: ♦ Open a Serious Dialogue on Race Relations ♦ Address Some of the Complex Issues of Race Relations ♦ Build Bridges of Understanding and Reconciliation between all Communities Confirmed Program Guests ♦ Mr. Najee Ali-Civil Rights Leader ♦ Eric Bauman-Chair, LACDP ♦ Bob Blumenfield-L.A City Council ♦ Dr. Norris Dorsey-Business Professor ♦ Cristine Garcia-State Assembly ♦ Deputy Chief Robert Green-LAPD ♦ Steven Jacobs-Civil Rights Leader ♦ Edina Lekovic-Muslim Public Affairs ♦ Rev. Cecil Murray-Civil Rights Leader ♦ David Ryu-L.A. City Council ♦ Dr. Paul Song/MD-Activists ♦ Dr. DeWayne Winrow- Sr. Pastor Honorary Chairs ♦US Senator Dianne Feinstein ♦Rabbi Steven B. Jacobs ♦ ♦ CA State Controller Betty Yee ♦ Title Sponsors ♦Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas ♦ Marriott Warner Center- ♦ ♦ B&B Automotive ♦ Calvaretti Restaurant ♦ Pro… Event Title: RACE: How Do We Mend A Broken Past? Saturday, October 1, 2016, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. California State University Northridge - Grand Salon Ballroom 18111 Nordhoff St Northridge, CA 91330. For more info visit www.minorityoutreachcommittee.com.

One Chickenfest 2016 - Environmental Festival

One Chicken Fest is a community festival in North Hollywood that encourages a sustainable lifestyle and promotes environmental-friendly products. The free festival boasts fun activities for the whole family, including kids activities, live music, unique crafts sales, an e-waste recycling drive and local and sustainable food trucks. Visit www.onechickenfest.org for more information about this year's event. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. AAASC Community Center 5839 Cahuenga Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91601. For more info visit www.onechickenfest.org.

Chatsworth Pioneer Day Festival

Chatsworth Pioneer Day is a fun family festival with a chili cook off, loads of old-time activities, food, games, and museum exhibits that feature Chatsworth’s equestrian heritage and pioneer families. Activities include: a bake sale, blacksmith, woodcarvers, leather crafts, panning for Gold, Veteran quilt display, rock chippers, bee keeping, telegraph station, butter churning and more! Parking can be found in the Chatsworth Train Depot 10038 Old Depot Plaza Rd. Chatsworth A free shuttle service will be offered from the station every 15 minutes. For more information about Pioneer Day, call (818) 882-5614 or email chatsworthhistory@gmail.com. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Homestead Acre of Chatsworth Park South (West end of Devonshire St.) 10385 Shadow Oak Dr. Chatsworth, CA.

Board of Neighborhood Commissioners Meeting

The Board of Neighborhood Commissioners (The Commission) was established by the City Charter in 1999 as a policy-setting and oversight commission for the Neighborhood Councils and the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment. The Commission is comprised of 7 Commissioners appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council to 5 year terms. The Commissioners are all from diverse backgrounds and geographic areas of the City of Los Angeles. The Commission holds regular public meetings the 1st Tuesday and 3rd Monday of each month and may also hold special meetings to conduct business. The Commission ensures that the City Charter and the Neighborhood Council Plan are realized by setting policies with the aim of making Neighborhood Councils diverse, inclusive, and representative of all community stakeholders. The Commission believes strongly that the individuality of Neighborhood Councils should function as a catalyst for change in addressing the needs of their communities. By increasing access to C… Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 6:00 PM.

Walk to School Day

Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 7:00 AM – 8:30 AM. Northridge Middle School 17960 Chase St. Northridge, CA 91325.

Basic Car 10SL17 Neighborhood Watch Meeting

First Wednesday of every month. Genreally meets at the Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council Meeting 7 PM Gault Street School 17100 Gault St Lake Balboa Please contact SLO David Ham to verify meeting date and location around the holidays. West Valley LAPD Basic Car 10SL17 Lake Balboa and Balboa/Woodley Park SLO David Ham Desk 818-374-7634 Cell 818-731-2551. Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 7:00 PM. Gault Street School 17100 Gault St Lake Balboa, CA 91406. For more info visit assets.lapdonline.org.

Kiwanis Club of Northridge Meeting

Beginning Thursday, August 4th, 2016 the Kiwanis Club of Northridge will begin meeting at Rosie's BBQ, in Northridge. The club will also be reverting back to a weekly meeting (instead of the "every other week" format that is currently in place). Rosie's offers a fine selection of BBQ meals. Click on the above image to learn more about Rosie's BBQ. Members and guests will be able to order off of the menu, and pay individually at the time of service. Please be aware that Rosie's BBQ has moved. The new address is 8930 Corbin Avenue Northridge, CA 91324. Contact: Sharon Rose, Northridge Kiwanis president, at (818) 708-8596 or by email at srkiwanis1@aol.com. Thursday, October 6, 2016, 12:00 PM. Rosie's BBQ 8930 Corbin Avenue Northridge, CA 91324.

L.A. City Council Session in the Valley

The City Council has for years met the first Friday of the month in Van Nuys. They recently revised the scheduling and now meet every other month in Van Nuys. It is still on the first Friday and starts at 10 a.m. Friday, October 7, 2016, 10:00 AM. Van Nuys City Hall 14410 Sylvan St Van Nuys, CA 91401.

PlanCheckNC

If you are on a Neighborhood or Community Council Land Use Committee we encourage you to attend PlanCheckNC meetings. Everyone welcome. About PlanCheckNC PlanCheckNC is a unique grassroots networking of Neighborhood Councils to promote more stakeholder participation in planning and land use issues and make government more responsive to local community needs. It is the purpose of PlanCheckNC to help Neighborhood Councils and their stakeholders to have the knowledge and tools to develop a vision reflective of the values of neighborhood residents and to develop and implement a land use framework that enables all stakeholders to feel that they are a part of the community, supported and valued by the community and safe in the community. To receive PlanCheckNC posts as they happen, subscribe to IN THE NEWS on http://www.PlanCheckNCLA.com. Contact: Cindy Cleghorn at PlanCheckNCLA@gmail.com. Saturday, October 8, 2016, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. See website for meeting location: http://plancheckncla.com/. For more info visit www.plancheckncla.com.

NSNC Committee Meeting

Northridge South NC Board Events Meeting(s) Schedule: The following schedule applies to the individual meetings: Executive Committee/Agenda Planning: 6:00 Transportation and Public Works: 6:15 Budget and Finance: 6:30 Planning and Land Use: 6:45 Public Safety and Outreach and Communications: 7:00. Monday, October 10, 2016, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Northridge Middle School Library 17960 Chase St Northridge, CA 91325.

Yom Kippur

National Holidays Tuesday, October 11, 2016.

Northridge (East/South/West) Vision Committee Meeting

Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 2:00 PM. CD12 Office 9207 Oakdale Ave Chatsworth, CA 91311.

Kiwanis Club of Northridge Meeting

Beginning Thursday, August 4th, 2016 the Kiwanis Club of Northridge will begin meeting at Rosie's BBQ, in Northridge. The club will also be reverting back to a weekly meeting (instead of the "every other week" format that is currently in place). Rosie's offers a fine selection of BBQ meals. Click on the above image to learn more about Rosie's BBQ. Members and guests will be able to order off of the menu, and pay individually at the time of service. Please be aware that Rosie's BBQ has moved. The new address is 8930 Corbin Avenue Northridge, CA 91324. Contact: Sharon Rose, Northridge Kiwanis president, at (818) 708-8596 or by email at srkiwanis1@aol.com. Thursday, October 13, 2016, 12:00 PM. Rosie's BBQ 8930 Corbin Avenue Northridge, CA 91324.

San Fernando Valley Veterans Employment Committee (SFV/VEC)

Thursday, October 13, 2016, 1:00 PM. Sepulveda VA, 16111 Plummer St. North Hills, CA 91343. For more info visit tinyurl.com.

Valley Alliance of Neighborhood Councils (VANC) Meeting

Thursday, October 13, 2016, 6:30 PM. Sherman Oaks Hospital - Doctor’s Conference Room 4929 Van Nuys Blvd Sherman Oaks, CA.

Basic Car 17A95 Neighborhood Watch Meeting - SLO Efren Corral

Senior Lead Officer: Efren Corral #35472 Devonshire Area- Senior Lead Office 10250 Etiwanda Avenue Northridge, CA 91325 Desk: (818) 832-0746 Mobile: (818) 634-0480 Email: 35472@lapd.lacity.org Twitter: @SLO17A95. Contact: Senior Lead Officer: Efren Corral #35472 (818) 634-0480 Email: 35472@lapd.lacity.org. Thursday, October 13, 2016, 7:00 PM. St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church 17037 Plummer St Northridge, CA. For more info visit assets.lapdonline.org.

SOLID’s 21st Annual "All You Can Eat” Pasta Dinner

Supporters of Law Enforcement in Devonshire is hosting their 21st annual all you can eat pasta dinner. There will be a silent auction and all proceeds will be used to purchase “non city” supplied equipment for our officers to better serve our community and to promote Community Policing. Tickets are $10 per person. Price: $10. Friday, October 14, 2016, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. St. Nicholas Greek Church 9501 Balboa Blvd. Northridge, CA. For more info visit www.soliddevonshire.org.

LA Historic Neighborhoods Conference

The Department of City Planning and the Los Angeles Conservancy invite you to sign up for the LA Historic Neighborhoods Conference. This year's theme is "community character," with sessions focused on neighborhood conservation tools, re:code LA, community engagement and more. The registration fee (only $25 if you register by October 6, $30 by October 14, or $35 at the door) covers all conference activities, including morning refreshments, lunch and your choice of walking tours. To register, visit www.laconservancy.org/neighborhoods. Price - Low: $25. Price - High: $35. Saturday, October 15, 2016, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM. St. John's Cathedral 514 W. Adams Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90007. For more info visit www.laconservancy.org.

Board of Neighborhood Commissioners Meeting

The Board of Neighborhood Commissioners (The Commission) was established by the City Charter in 1999 as a policy-setting and oversight commission for the Neighborhood Councils and the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment. The Commission is comprised of 7 Commissioners appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council to 5 year terms. The Commissioners are all from diverse backgrounds and geographic areas of the City of Los Angeles. The Commission holds regular public meetings the 1st Tuesday and 3rd Monday of each month and may also hold special meetings to conduct business. The Commission ensures that the City Charter and the Neighborhood Council Plan are realized by setting policies with the aim of making Neighborhood Councils diverse, inclusive, and representative of all community stakeholders. The Commission believes strongly that the individuality of Neighborhood Councils should function as a catalyst for change in addressing the needs of their communities. By increasing access to C… Monday, October 17, 2016, 1:00 PM. City Hall, 10th Floor Conference Center Room 1060 200 N Spring Street Los Angeles, CA 90012.

Valley VOTE Meeting

Contact: javittisr@cs.com. Monday, October 17, 2016, 6:30 PM. Galpin Ford - 2nd Floor Meeting Room 15555 Roscoe Blvd. North Hills, CA 91343. For more info visit valleyvote.org.

Sepulveda Basin Off Leash Dog Park Community Meeting

A new Park Advisory Board has been formed for the Sepulveda Basin Dog Park. The Advisory Board was formed so that people who use the Dog Park can meet with Recreation and Parks Officials and help shape the park's future uses, maintenance, and voice needs or concerns of the community. The Park Advisory Board met for the first time Jan. 18 and will meet every third Tuesday of the month at Balboa Recreation Center. The Sepulveda Dog Park is a very important resource for our community, offering dog owners a chance to let their canine friends get exercise in a big open space and have important social play with other dogs. We helped the users of the park form the Park Advisory Board as part of our support for the park and its users and to help ensure it remains clean, safe and well maintained. Every Third Tuesday of the Month Balboa Recreation Center 17015 Burbank Blvd. Encino You can learn more about the Sepulveda Basin Off Leash Dog Park by visiting http://laparks.com/dos/parks/facility/dogparks/s… Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 7:00 PM. Balboa Recreation Center, 17015 Burbank Blvd. Encino, CA.

Kiwanis Club of Northridge Meeting

Beginning Thursday, August 4th, 2016 the Kiwanis Club of Northridge will begin meeting at Rosie's BBQ, in Northridge. The club will also be reverting back to a weekly meeting (instead of the "every other week" format that is currently in place). Rosie's offers a fine selection of BBQ meals. Click on the above image to learn more about Rosie's BBQ. Members and guests will be able to order off of the menu, and pay individually at the time of service. Please be aware that Rosie's BBQ has moved. The new address is 8930 Corbin Avenue Northridge, CA 91324. Contact: Sharon Rose, Northridge Kiwanis president, at (818) 708-8596 or by email at srkiwanis1@aol.com. Thursday, October 20, 2016, 12:00 PM. Rosie's BBQ 8930 Corbin Avenue Northridge, CA 91324.

Basic Car 17A81 Neighborhood Watch Meeting - SLO John Parker

Contact: Senior Lead Officer John Parker, Cell Phone: (818) 634-0579 36560@lapd.lacity.org. Thursday, October 20, 2016, 7:00 PM. The Garden Christian Fellowship 20745 Nordhoff St. Chatsworth, CA 91311. For more info visit www.lapdonline.org.

Basic Car 17A67 Neighborhood Watch Meeting - Interim SLO John Parker

Generally meets at 7pm on the last Wednesday of the month. Contact: SLO PATTI PETEQUE # 31373 (818) 634-0495. Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 7:00 PM. Calahan Elementary School 18722 Knapp Street Northridge, CA. For more info visit assets.lapdonline.org.

Kiwanis Club of Northridge Meeting

Beginning Thursday, August 4th, 2016 the Kiwanis Club of Northridge will begin meeting at Rosie's BBQ, in Northridge. The club will also be reverting back to a weekly meeting (instead of the "every other week" format that is currently in place). Rosie's offers a fine selection of BBQ meals. Click on the above image to learn more about Rosie's BBQ. Members and guests will be able to order off of the menu, and pay individually at the time of service. Please be aware that Rosie's BBQ has moved. The new address is 8930 Corbin Avenue Northridge, CA 91324. Contact: Sharon Rose, Northridge Kiwanis president, at (818) 708-8596 or by email at srkiwanis1@aol.com. Thursday, October 27, 2016, 12:00 PM. Rosie's BBQ 8930 Corbin Avenue Northridge, CA 91324.

Northridge South Neighborhood Council Board Meeting

Northridge South NC Board Events The Northridge South Neighborhood Council generally meets the 4th Thursday of each month (EXCEPT NOVEMBER & DECEMBER or special holidays). Our current meeting location is: Northridge Middle School 17960 Chase St Northridge, CA 91325. Thursday, October 27, 2016, 7:00 PM. Northridge Middle School Library 17960 Chase St Northridge, CA 91325.

2016 California Friendly Landscape Training

The LADWP and the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California invite you to a series of free workshops about how you can become a waterwise gardener. Learn six ways make your garden California friendly and conserve water. 1. Using a Holistic Approach to Gardening 2. Building a Living Soil Sponge 3. Rethinking Elements of Your Site 4. Right Plant, Right Place 5. Using Rainwater as a Resource 6. Managing Irrigation Free parking is available. Class space is limited, so please RSVP and indicate the date you want to attend. Also include your name, LADWP service address, phone number and name of guest (limit one guest) or call (800) 544-4498. Saturday, October 29, 2016, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. LADWP Saticoy Yard - Building #7 14401 Saticoy Street Van Nuys, CA 91405.

Halloween

National Holidays Monday, October 31, 2016.

Board of Neighborhood Commissioners Meeting

The Board of Neighborhood Commissioners (The Commission) was established by the City Charter in 1999 as a policy-setting and oversight commission for the Neighborhood Councils and the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment. The Commission is comprised of 7 Commissioners appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council to 5 year terms. The Commissioners are all from diverse backgrounds and geographic areas of the City of Los Angeles. The Commission holds regular public meetings the 1st Tuesday and 3rd Monday of each month and may also hold special meetings to conduct business. The Commission ensures that the City Charter and the Neighborhood Council Plan are realized by setting policies with the aim of making Neighborhood Councils diverse, inclusive, and representative of all community stakeholders. The Commission believes strongly that the individuality of Neighborhood Councils should function as a catalyst for change in addressing the needs of their communities. By increasing access to C… Tuesday, November 1, 2016, 6:00 PM.

Basic Car 10SL17 Neighborhood Watch Meeting

First Wednesday of every month. Genreally meets at the Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council Meeting 7 PM Gault Street School 17100 Gault St Lake Balboa Please contact SLO David Ham to verify meeting date and location around the holidays. West Valley LAPD Basic Car 10SL17 Lake Balboa and Balboa/Woodley Park SLO David Ham Desk 818-374-7634 Cell 818-731-2551. Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 7:00 PM. Gault Street School 17100 Gault St Lake Balboa, CA 91406. For more info visit assets.lapdonline.org.

Kiwanis Club of Northridge Meeting

Beginning Thursday, August 4th, 2016 the Kiwanis Club of Northridge will begin meeting at Rosie's BBQ, in Northridge. The club will also be reverting back to a weekly meeting (instead of the "every other week" format that is currently in place). Rosie's offers a fine selection of BBQ meals. Click on the above image to learn more about Rosie's BBQ. Members and guests will be able to order off of the menu, and pay individually at the time of service. Please be aware that Rosie's BBQ has moved. The new address is 8930 Corbin Avenue Northridge, CA 91324. Contact: Sharon Rose, Northridge Kiwanis president, at (818) 708-8596 or by email at srkiwanis1@aol.com. Thursday, November 3, 2016, 12:00 PM. Rosie's BBQ 8930 Corbin Avenue Northridge, CA 91324.

Neighborhood Council-LADWP Memorandum of Understanding Oversight Committee Meeting

The DWP Advocacy Committee welcomes neighborhood councils, other organizations, and individuals as members. This committee usually meets the first Saturday of each odd-numbered month. Saturday, November 5, 2016, 8:45 AM – 10:00 AM. For more info visit www.ladwpneighborhoodnews.com.

Los Angeles Neighborhood Council Coalition (LANCC) Meeting

Saturday, November 5, 2016, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. See http://www.lancc.org/ for location. For more info visit www.lancc.org.

Fall Backward: Don't Forget to Set Your Clocks Back One Hour Tonight

Officially, the time change occurs at 2AM on Sunday morning, but feel free to change your clocks before you go to sleep Saturday night. FYI, most cell phone clocks change automatically. Sunday, November 6, 2016, 1:00 AM.

Fall Back: Daylight Saving Time ends. Don't Forget to Set Your Clocks Back One Hour Tonight

National Holidays Officially, the time change occurs at 2AM on Sunday morning, but feel free to change your clocks before you go to sleep Saturday night. FYI, most cell phone clocks change automatically. Sunday, November 6, 2016, 1:00 AM.

Presidential Election Day

Tuesday, November 8, 2016.

Northridge (East/South/West) Vision Committee Meeting

Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 2:00 PM. CD12 Office 9207 Oakdale Ave Chatsworth, CA 91311.

Kiwanis Club of Northridge Meeting

Beginning Thursday, August 4th, 2016 the Kiwanis Club of Northridge will begin meeting at Rosie's BBQ, in Northridge. The club will also be reverting back to a weekly meeting (instead of the "every other week" format that is currently in place). Rosie's offers a fine selection of BBQ meals. Click on the above image to learn more about Rosie's BBQ. Members and guests will be able to order off of the menu, and pay individually at the time of service. Please be aware that Rosie's BBQ has moved. The new address is 8930 Corbin Avenue Northridge, CA 91324. Contact: Sharon Rose, Northridge Kiwanis president, at (818) 708-8596 or by email at srkiwanis1@aol.com. Thursday, November 10, 2016, 12:00 PM. Rosie's BBQ 8930 Corbin Avenue Northridge, CA 91324.

San Fernando Valley Veterans Employment Committee (SFV/VEC)

Thursday, November 10, 2016, 1:00 PM. Sepulveda VA, 16111 Plummer St. North Hills, CA 91343. For more info visit tinyurl.com.

Valley Alliance of Neighborhood Councils (VANC) Meeting

Thursday, November 10, 2016, 6:30 PM. Sherman Oaks Hospital - Doctor’s Conference Room 4929 Van Nuys Blvd Sherman Oaks, CA.

Basic Car 17A95 Neighborhood Watch Meeting - SLO Efren Corral

Senior Lead Officer: Efren Corral #35472 Devonshire Area- Senior Lead Office 10250 Etiwanda Avenue Northridge, CA 91325 Desk: (818) 832-0746 Mobile: (818) 634-0480 Email: 35472@lapd.lacity.org Twitter: @SLO17A95. Contact: Senior Lead Officer: Efren Corral #35472 (818) 634-0480 Email: 35472@lapd.lacity.org. Thursday, November 10, 2016, 7:00 PM. St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church 17037 Plummer St Northridge, CA. For more info visit assets.lapdonline.org.

Veterans Day

National Holidays Veterans Day is an official United States holiday honoring all those who have served in armed service. Thank You For Your Service! Veterans Day is an official United States holiday that honors people who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces, also known as veterans. It is a federal holiday that is observed on November 11. It coincides with other holidays such as Armistice Day and Remembrance Day, which are celebrated in other parts of the world and also mark the anniversary of the end of World War I (major hostilities of World War I were formally ended at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, when the Armistice with Germany went into effect). The United States also originally observed Armistice Day; it then evolved into the current Veterans Day holiday in 1954. Veterans Day is not to be confused with Memorial Day; Veterans Day celebrates the service of all U.S. military veterans, while Memorial Day is a day of remembering the men and women who died while serving. U.S. President W… Friday, November 11, 2016.

PlanCheckNC

If you are on a Neighborhood or Community Council Land Use Committee we encourage you to attend PlanCheckNC meetings. Everyone welcome. About PlanCheckNC PlanCheckNC is a unique grassroots networking of Neighborhood Councils to promote more stakeholder participation in planning and land use issues and make government more responsive to local community needs. It is the purpose of PlanCheckNC to help Neighborhood Councils and their stakeholders to have the knowledge and tools to develop a vision reflective of the values of neighborhood residents and to develop and implement a land use framework that enables all stakeholders to feel that they are a part of the community, supported and valued by the community and safe in the community. To receive PlanCheckNC posts as they happen, subscribe to IN THE NEWS on http://www.PlanCheckNCLA.com. Contact: Cindy Cleghorn at PlanCheckNCLA@gmail.com. Saturday, November 12, 2016, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. See website for meeting location: http://plancheckncla.com/. For more info visit www.plancheckncla.com.

NSNC Committee Meeting

Northridge South NC Board Events Meeting(s) Schedule: The following schedule applies to the individual meetings: Executive Committee/Agenda Planning: 6:00 Transportation and Public Works: 6:15 Budget and Finance: 6:30 Planning and Land Use: 6:45 Public Safety and Outreach and Communications: 7:00. Monday, November 14, 2016, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Northridge Middle School Library 17960 Chase St Northridge, CA 91325.

Sepulveda Basin Off Leash Dog Park Community Meeting

A new Park Advisory Board has been formed for the Sepulveda Basin Dog Park. The Advisory Board was formed so that people who use the Dog Park can meet with Recreation and Parks Officials and help shape the park's future uses, maintenance, and voice needs or concerns of the community. The Park Advisory Board met for the first time Jan. 18 and will meet every third Tuesday of the month at Balboa Recreation Center. The Sepulveda Dog Park is a very important resource for our community, offering dog owners a chance to let their canine friends get exercise in a big open space and have important social play with other dogs. We helped the users of the park form the Park Advisory Board as part of our support for the park and its users and to help ensure it remains clean, safe and well maintained. Every Third Tuesday of the Month Balboa Recreation Center 17015 Burbank Blvd. Encino You can learn more about the Sepulveda Basin Off Leash Dog Park by visiting http://laparks.com/dos/parks/facility/dogparks/s… Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 7:00 PM. Balboa Recreation Center, 17015 Burbank Blvd. Encino, CA.

Kiwanis Club of Northridge Meeting

Beginning Thursday, August 4th, 2016 the Kiwanis Club of Northridge will begin meeting at Rosie's BBQ, in Northridge. The club will also be reverting back to a weekly meeting (instead of the "every other week" format that is currently in place). Rosie's offers a fine selection of BBQ meals. Click on the above image to learn more about Rosie's BBQ. Members and guests will be able to order off of the menu, and pay individually at the time of service. Please be aware that Rosie's BBQ has moved. The new address is 8930 Corbin Avenue Northridge, CA 91324. Contact: Sharon Rose, Northridge Kiwanis president, at (818) 708-8596 or by email at srkiwanis1@aol.com. Thursday, November 17, 2016, 12:00 PM. Rosie's BBQ 8930 Corbin Avenue Northridge, CA 91324.

Basic Car 17A81 Neighborhood Watch Meeting - SLO John Parker

Contact: Senior Lead Officer John Parker, Cell Phone: (818) 634-0579 36560@lapd.lacity.org. Thursday, November 17, 2016, 7:00 PM. The Garden Christian Fellowship 20745 Nordhoff St. Chatsworth, CA 91311. For more info visit www.lapdonline.org.

2016 California Friendly Landscape Training

The LADWP and the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California invite you to a series of free workshops about how you can become a waterwise gardener. Learn six ways make your garden California friendly and conserve water. 1. Using a Holistic Approach to Gardening 2. Building a Living Soil Sponge 3. Rethinking Elements of Your Site 4. Right Plant, Right Place 5. Using Rainwater as a Resource 6. Managing Irrigation Free parking is available. Class space is limited, so please RSVP and indicate the date you want to attend. Also include your name, LADWP service address, phone number and name of guest (limit one guest) or call (800) 544-4498. Saturday, November 19, 2016, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. LADWP Saticoy Yard - Building #7 14401 Saticoy Street Van Nuys, CA 91405.

Board of Neighborhood Commissioners Meeting

The Board of Neighborhood Commissioners (The Commission) was established by the City Charter in 1999 as a policy-setting and oversight commission for the Neighborhood Councils and the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment. The Commission is comprised of 7 Commissioners appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council to 5 year terms. The Commissioners are all from diverse backgrounds and geographic areas of the City of Los Angeles. The Commission holds regular public meetings the 1st Tuesday and 3rd Monday of each month and may also hold special meetings to conduct business. The Commission ensures that the City Charter and the Neighborhood Council Plan are realized by setting policies with the aim of making Neighborhood Councils diverse, inclusive, and representative of all community stakeholders. The Commission believes strongly that the individuality of Neighborhood Councils should function as a catalyst for change in addressing the needs of their communities. By increasing access to C… Monday, November 21, 2016, 1:00 PM. City Hall, 10th Floor Conference Center Room 1060 200 N Spring Street Los Angeles, CA 90012.

Valley VOTE Meeting

Contact: javittisr@cs.com. Monday, November 21, 2016, 6:30 PM. Galpin Ford - 2nd Floor Meeting Room 15555 Roscoe Blvd. North Hills, CA 91343. For more info visit valleyvote.org.

Thanksgiving Day

National Holidays Thursday, November 24, 2016.

Kiwanis Club of Northridge Meeting

Beginning Thursday, August 4th, 2016 the Kiwanis Club of Northridge will begin meeting at Rosie's BBQ, in Northridge. The club will also be reverting back to a weekly meeting (instead of the "every other week" format that is currently in place). Rosie's offers a fine selection of BBQ meals. Click on the above image to learn more about Rosie's BBQ. Members and guests will be able to order off of the menu, and pay individually at the time of service. Please be aware that Rosie's BBQ has moved. The new address is 8930 Corbin Avenue Northridge, CA 91324. Contact: Sharon Rose, Northridge Kiwanis president, at (818) 708-8596 or by email at srkiwanis1@aol.com. Thursday, November 24, 2016, 12:00 PM. Rosie's BBQ 8930 Corbin Avenue Northridge, CA 91324.

Northridge South Neighborhood Council Board Meeting

Northridge South NC Board Events The Northridge South Neighborhood Council generally meets the 4th Thursday of each month (EXCEPT NOVEMBER & DECEMBER or special holidays). Our current meeting location is: Northridge Middle School 17960 Chase St Northridge, CA 91325. Thursday, November 24, 2016, 7:00 PM. Northridge Middle School Library 17960 Chase St Northridge, CA 91325.

Basic Car 17A67 Neighborhood Watch Meeting - Interim SLO John Parker

Generally meets at 7pm on the last Wednesday of the month. Contact: SLO PATTI PETEQUE # 31373 (818) 634-0495. Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 7:00 PM. Calahan Elementary School 18722 Knapp Street Northridge, CA. For more info visit assets.lapdonline.org.

Kiwanis Club of Northridge Meeting

Beginning Thursday, August 4th, 2016 the Kiwanis Club of Northridge will begin meeting at Rosie's BBQ, in Northridge. The club will also be reverting back to a weekly meeting (instead of the "every other week" format that is currently in place). Rosie's offers a fine selection of BBQ meals. Click on the above image to learn more about Rosie's BBQ. Members and guests will be able to order off of the menu, and pay individually at the time of service. Please be aware that Rosie's BBQ has moved. The new address is 8930 Corbin Avenue Northridge, CA 91324. Contact: Sharon Rose, Northridge Kiwanis president, at (818) 708-8596 or by email at srkiwanis1@aol.com. Thursday, December 1, 2016, 12:00 PM. Rosie's BBQ 8930 Corbin Avenue Northridge, CA 91324.

L.A. City Council Session in the Valley

The City Council has for years met the first Friday of the month in Van Nuys. They recently revised the scheduling and now meet every other month in Van Nuys. It is still on the first Friday and starts at 10 a.m. Friday, December 2, 2016, 10:00 AM. Van Nuys City Hall 14410 Sylvan St Van Nuys, CA 91401.

DWP Advocacy Committee Meeting

The meetings are public and everyone is welcome. Saturday, December 3, 2016, 8:45 AM. See http://www.lancc.org/ for location. For more info visit www.lancc.org.

Los Angeles Neighborhood Council Coalition (LANCC) Meeting

Saturday, December 3, 2016, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. See http://www.lancc.org/ for location. For more info visit www.lancc.org.

Board of Neighborhood Commissioners Meeting

The Board of Neighborhood Commissioners (The Commission) was established by the City Charter in 1999 as a policy-setting and oversight commission for the Neighborhood Councils and the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment. The Commission is comprised of 7 Commissioners appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council to 5 year terms. The Commissioners are all from diverse backgrounds and geographic areas of the City of Los Angeles. The Commission holds regular public meetings the 1st Tuesday and 3rd Monday of each month and may also hold special meetings to conduct business. The Commission ensures that the City Charter and the Neighborhood Council Plan are realized by setting policies with the aim of making Neighborhood Councils diverse, inclusive, and representative of all community stakeholders. The Commission believes strongly that the individuality of Neighborhood Councils should function as a catalyst for change in addressing the needs of their communities. By increasing access to C… Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 6:00 PM.

Basic Car 10SL17 Neighborhood Watch Meeting

First Wednesday of every month. Genreally meets at the Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council Meeting 7 PM Gault Street School 17100 Gault St Lake Balboa Please contact SLO David Ham to verify meeting date and location around the holidays. West Valley LAPD Basic Car 10SL17 Lake Balboa and Balboa/Woodley Park SLO David Ham Desk 818-374-7634 Cell 818-731-2551. Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 7:00 PM. Gault Street School 17100 Gault St Lake Balboa, CA 91406. For more info visit assets.lapdonline.org.

Kiwanis Club of Northridge Meeting

Beginning Thursday, August 4th, 2016 the Kiwanis Club of Northridge will begin meeting at Rosie's BBQ, in Northridge. The club will also be reverting back to a weekly meeting (instead of the "every other week" format that is currently in place). Rosie's offers a fine selection of BBQ meals. Click on the above image to learn more about Rosie's BBQ. Members and guests will be able to order off of the menu, and pay individually at the time of service. Please be aware that Rosie's BBQ has moved. The new address is 8930 Corbin Avenue Northridge, CA 91324. Contact: Sharon Rose, Northridge Kiwanis president, at (818) 708-8596 or by email at srkiwanis1@aol.com. Thursday, December 8, 2016, 12:00 PM. Rosie's BBQ 8930 Corbin Avenue Northridge, CA 91324.

San Fernando Valley Veterans Employment Committee (SFV/VEC)

Thursday, December 8, 2016, 1:00 PM. Sepulveda VA, 16111 Plummer St. North Hills, CA 91343. For more info visit tinyurl.com.

Valley Alliance of Neighborhood Councils (VANC) Meeting

Thursday, December 8, 2016, 6:30 PM. Sherman Oaks Hospital - Doctor’s Conference Room 4929 Van Nuys Blvd Sherman Oaks, CA.

Basic Car 17A95 Neighborhood Watch Meeting - SLO Efren Corral

Senior Lead Officer: Efren Corral #35472 Devonshire Area- Senior Lead Office 10250 Etiwanda Avenue Northridge, CA 91325 Desk: (818) 832-0746 Mobile: (818) 634-0480 Email: 35472@lapd.lacity.org Twitter: @SLO17A95. Contact: Senior Lead Officer: Efren Corral #35472 (818) 634-0480 Email: 35472@lapd.lacity.org. Thursday, December 8, 2016, 7:00 PM. St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church 17037 Plummer St Northridge, CA. For more info visit assets.lapdonline.org.

PlanCheckNC

If you are on a Neighborhood or Community Council Land Use Committee we encourage you to attend PlanCheckNC meetings. Everyone welcome. About PlanCheckNC PlanCheckNC is a unique grassroots networking of Neighborhood Councils to promote more stakeholder participation in planning and land use issues and make government more responsive to local community needs. It is the purpose of PlanCheckNC to help Neighborhood Councils and their stakeholders to have the knowledge and tools to develop a vision reflective of the values of neighborhood residents and to develop and implement a land use framework that enables all stakeholders to feel that they are a part of the community, supported and valued by the community and safe in the community. To receive PlanCheckNC posts as they happen, subscribe to IN THE NEWS on http://www.PlanCheckNCLA.com. Contact: Cindy Cleghorn at PlanCheckNCLA@gmail.com. Saturday, December 10, 2016, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. See website for meeting location: http://plancheckncla.com/. For more info visit www.plancheckncla.com.

NSNC Committee Meeting

Northridge South NC Board Events Meeting(s) Schedule: The following schedule applies to the individual meetings: Executive Committee/Agenda Planning: 6:00 Transportation and Public Works: 6:15 Budget and Finance: 6:30 Planning and Land Use: 6:45 Public Safety and Outreach and Communications: 7:00. Monday, December 12, 2016, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Northridge Middle School Library 17960 Chase St Northridge, CA 91325.

Northridge (East/South/West) Vision Committee Meeting

Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 2:00 PM. CD12 Office 9207 Oakdale Ave Chatsworth, CA 91311.

Kiwanis Club of Northridge Meeting

Beginning Thursday, August 4th, 2016 the Kiwanis Club of Northridge will begin meeting at Rosie's BBQ, in Northridge. The club will also be reverting back to a weekly meeting (instead of the "every other week" format that is currently in place). Rosie's offers a fine selection of BBQ meals. Click on the above image to learn more about Rosie's BBQ. Members and guests will be able to order off of the menu, and pay individually at the time of service. Please be aware that Rosie's BBQ has moved. The new address is 8930 Corbin Avenue Northridge, CA 91324. Contact: Sharon Rose, Northridge Kiwanis president, at (818) 708-8596 or by email at srkiwanis1@aol.com. Thursday, December 15, 2016, 12:00 PM. Rosie's BBQ 8930 Corbin Avenue Northridge, CA 91324.

Basic Car 17A81 Neighborhood Watch Meeting - SLO John Parker

Contact: Senior Lead Officer John Parker, Cell Phone: (818) 634-0579 36560@lapd.lacity.org. Thursday, December 15, 2016, 7:00 PM. The Garden Christian Fellowship 20745 Nordhoff St. Chatsworth, CA 91311. For more info visit www.lapdonline.org.

Board of Neighborhood Commissioners Meeting

The Board of Neighborhood Commissioners (The Commission) was established by the City Charter in 1999 as a policy-setting and oversight commission for the Neighborhood Councils and the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment. The Commission is comprised of 7 Commissioners appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council to 5 year terms. The Commissioners are all from diverse backgrounds and geographic areas of the City of Los Angeles. The Commission holds regular public meetings the 1st Tuesday and 3rd Monday of each month and may also hold special meetings to conduct business. The Commission ensures that the City Charter and the Neighborhood Council Plan are realized by setting policies with the aim of making Neighborhood Councils diverse, inclusive, and representative of all community stakeholders. The Commission believes strongly that the individuality of Neighborhood Councils should function as a catalyst for change in addressing the needs of their communities. By increasing access to C… Monday, December 19, 2016, 1:00 PM. City Hall, 10th Floor Conference Center Room 1060 200 N Spring Street Los Angeles, CA 90012.

Valley VOTE Meeting

Contact: javittisr@cs.com. Monday, December 19, 2016, 6:30 PM. Galpin Ford - 2nd Floor Meeting Room 15555 Roscoe Blvd. North Hills, CA 91343. For more info visit valleyvote.org.

Sepulveda Basin Off Leash Dog Park Community Meeting

A new Park Advisory Board has been formed for the Sepulveda Basin Dog Park. The Advisory Board was formed so that people who use the Dog Park can meet with Recreation and Parks Officials and help shape the park's future uses, maintenance, and voice needs or concerns of the community. The Park Advisory Board met for the first time Jan. 18 and will meet every third Tuesday of the month at Balboa Recreation Center. The Sepulveda Dog Park is a very important resource for our community, offering dog owners a chance to let their canine friends get exercise in a big open space and have important social play with other dogs. We helped the users of the park form the Park Advisory Board as part of our support for the park and its users and to help ensure it remains clean, safe and well maintained. Every Third Tuesday of the Month Balboa Recreation Center 17015 Burbank Blvd. Encino You can learn more about the Sepulveda Basin Off Leash Dog Park by visiting http://laparks.com/dos/parks/facility/dogparks/s… Tuesday, December 20, 2016, 7:00 PM. Balboa Recreation Center, 17015 Burbank Blvd. Encino, CA.

Kiwanis Club of Northridge Meeting

Beginning Thursday, August 4th, 2016 the Kiwanis Club of Northridge will begin meeting at Rosie's BBQ, in Northridge. The club will also be reverting back to a weekly meeting (instead of the "every other week" format that is currently in place). Rosie's offers a fine selection of BBQ meals. Click on the above image to learn more about Rosie's BBQ. Members and guests will be able to order off of the menu, and pay individually at the time of service. Please be aware that Rosie's BBQ has moved. The new address is 8930 Corbin Avenue Northridge, CA 91324. Contact: Sharon Rose, Northridge Kiwanis president, at (818) 708-8596 or by email at srkiwanis1@aol.com. Thursday, December 22, 2016, 12:00 PM. Rosie's BBQ 8930 Corbin Avenue Northridge, CA 91324.

Northridge South Neighborhood Council Board Meeting

Northridge South NC Board Events The Northridge South Neighborhood Council generally meets the 4th Thursday of each month (EXCEPT NOVEMBER & DECEMBER or special holidays). Our current meeting location is: Northridge Middle School 17960 Chase St Northridge, CA 91325. Thursday, December 22, 2016, 7:00 PM. Northridge Middle School Library 17960 Chase St Northridge, CA 91325.

Chanukah

National Holidays Hanukkah (Hebrew: חֲנֻכָּה usually spelled חנוכה pronounced [χanuˈka] in Modern Hebrew, also romanized as Chanukah or Chanuka), also known as the Festival of Lights, is an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple (the Second Temple) in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt of the 2nd century BCE. Hanukkah is observed for eight nights and days, starting on the 25th day of Kislev according to the Hebrew calendar, which may occur at any time from late November to late December in the Gregorian calendar. Saturday, December 24, 2016.

Christmas Eve

National Holidays Saturday, December 24, 2016.