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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, September 5, 2015, 8:45 AM – 10:00 AM. DWP Building - Cafeteria Conference Room 111 N. Hope Street Los Angeles 90012. For more info visit www.ladwpneighborhoodnews.com.

Los Angeles Neighborhood Council Coalition (LANCC) Meeting

Saturday, September 5, 2015, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. DWP Building - Cafeteria Conference Room 111 N. Hope Street Los Angeles 90012. For more info visit www.lancc.org.

Labor Day - Federal Holiday

Monday, September 7, 2015.

Kiwanis Club of Northridge Meeting

Free parking (90 minutes) is available in the Orange Grove Bistro parking lot, located on the CSUN campus at the northwest corner of Nordhoff St. and Zelzah Ave. Meeting Dates and Times are subject to change. Contact: Sharon Rose, Northridge Kiwanis president, at (818) 708-8596 or by email at srkiwanis1@aol.com. Thursday, September 10, 2015, 12:00 PM. CSUN Orange Grove Bistro Zelzah Ave. & Nordhoff St. Northridge, CA 91325.

San Fernando Valley Veterans Employment Committee (SFV/VEC)

Thursday, September 10, 2015, 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, September 10, 2015, 6:30 PM. Sherman Oaks Hospital - Doctor’s Conference Room 4929 Van Nuys Blvd Sherman Oaks, CA.

Basic Car 17A95 Neighborhood Watch Meeting - SLO Kate Luna

Contact: Acting Officer Sean Beal, Direct No.: (818) 832-0746 or Cell No.: (818) 634-0480 E-mail: 33598@lapd.lacity.org. Thursday, September 10, 2015, 7:00 PM. St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church 17037 Plummer St Northridge, CA. For more info visit www.lapdonline.org.

Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance

In memory of the nearly 3,000 people who were killed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, each year in the United States we observe Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance. On October 25, 2001, the U.S. House of Representatives Joint Resolution 71 was approved. Resolution 71 requested that the President designate September 11 of each year as “Patriot Day”. President George W. Bush signed the resolution into law on December 18, 2001 (as Public Law 107-89). On this day, it is asked by the President, that the American flag be flown at half-staff at individual American homes, at the White House and on all United States government buildings and establishments at home and abroad. The President has also asked Americans to observe a moment of silence beginning at 8:46 A.M.(Eastern Daylight Time), the time the first plane struck the North Tower of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. He also strongly encourages Americans to use the Corporation for National and Community Serv… Friday, September 11, 2015. For more info visit nationaldaycalendar.com.

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, September 12, 2015, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Hollenbeck Police Station Community Room 2111 E. 1st Street Los Angeles 90033. 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: 5:00 Transportation and Public Works: 5:15 Budget and Finance: 5:30 Planning and Land Use: 5:45 Public Safety and Outreach and Communications: 6:00. Monday, September 14, 2015, 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, September 15, 2015, 7:00 PM. Balboa Recreation Center, 17015 Burbank Blvd. Encino, CA.

Northridge NEWS (Northridge East-West-South) Vision Committee Meeting

Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 2:00 PM. Community Service Center 9207 Oakdale Ave. Chatsworth, CA 91311.

Homelessness Forum

HOMELESS TO HOUSING: Successful Models for Change Wednesday, September 16, 2015 7:00 pm Harmony Gold Theater 7655 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90046 Register at www.povertymattersusa.org Free to Attend. Please donate what you can. Sponsorship Opportunities available at www.povertymattersusa.org ----------------------------------------- Join special guests Assembly Member Adrin Nazarian, State Senators Ben Allen and Holly Mitchell, Council Members Mike Bonin and David Ryu, Stakeholders, and Concerned Residents for a forum on successful strategies on homelessness featuring: HOUSING Utah - Housing First: Utah has nearly ended chronic homelessness while saving taxpayer’s money. Live interview with the three strategists who implemented what the Washington Post calls “the nation’s most successful — and radical — program to end chronic homelessness.” Panelists: Lloyd Pendleton, Utah Homeless Task Force Kerry Bate, Utah Housing Authority Matt Minkevitch, New Roads IN… Event Title: HOMELESS TO HOUSING: Successful Models for Change. Ticket Web Link: http://www.povertymattersusa.org. Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 7:00 PM. Harmony Gold Theater 7655 Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90046. For more info visit www.povertymattersusa.org.

Kiwanis Club of Northridge Meeting

Free parking (90 minutes) is available in the Orange Grove Bistro parking lot, located on the CSUN campus at the northwest corner of Nordhoff St. and Zelzah Ave. Meeting Dates and Times are subject to change. Contact: Sharon Rose, Northridge Kiwanis president, at (818) 708-8596 or by email at srkiwanis1@aol.com. Thursday, September 17, 2015, 12:00 PM. CSUN Orange Grove Bistro Zelzah Ave. & Nordhoff St. Northridge, CA 91325.

POW/MIA Recognition Day

The day we honor the our former prisoners of wars and the memories of the tens of thousands of service members from all wars still listed as missing in action. So, for our POWs and MIAs - for the ultimate sacrifice so many of them made in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam in the name of freedom - take a few minutes Friday to remember them. Give the VFW post near you a call to see what they have planned. National POW/MIA Recognition Day was established by an Act of Congress with the passage of Section 1082 of the 1998 Defense Authorization Act. This day is one of the six days that Federal Law requires the POW/MIA Flag be flown at all places designated by the U.S, Secretary of Defense. For more information, see: http://www.defense.gov/news/newsarticle.aspx?id=120829. Friday, September 18, 2015. For more info visit nationaldaycalendar.com.

Town Hall Meeting with Congressman Brad Sherman

This will be a chance for the Congressman to hear your views about U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East, Veterans Affairs, the economy, Social Security and Medicare—and all the other issues facing Congress. The constituent service staff will also be on hand to help address any problems you may have with any federal agency. The event, parking, and refreshments are free. Sunday, September 20, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Birmingham High School 17000 Haynes St Lake Balboa, CA 91406.

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, September 21, 2015, 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, September 21, 2015, 6:30 PM. Galpin Ford - 2nd Floor Meeting Room 15555 Roscoe Blvd. North Hills, CA 91343. For more info visit valleyvote.org.

Kiwanis Club of Northridge Meeting

Free parking (90 minutes) is available in the Orange Grove Bistro parking lot, located on the CSUN campus at the northwest corner of Nordhoff St. and Zelzah Ave. Meeting Dates and Times are subject to change. Contact: Sharon Rose, Northridge Kiwanis president, at (818) 708-8596 or by email at srkiwanis1@aol.com. Thursday, September 24, 2015, 12:00 PM. CSUN Orange Grove Bistro Zelzah Ave. & Nordhoff St. Northridge, CA 91325.

LADWP Rates Proposal Community Meeting (Valley)

Have Your Say on LADWP’s Rate Changes Proposal The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) invites customers and interested stakeholders to participate in any of eleven upcoming community meetings to learn more and have their questions answered about the proposed rate changes. Meetings are set up to reach LADWP customers in all parts of the City of Los Angeles and LADWP’s service territory, including Owens Valley. All who are interested may attend in person or participate via live webcast, where available. LADWP is proposing water and power rate changes over the next five years that would provide funding to accelerate the replacement of aging infrastructure, better protect against drought conditions and natural disasters, and meet water and power supply mandates while improving customer service. The proposed rates are also designed to further incentivize conservation while keeping LADWP’s rates low in comparison with nearby utilities. The utility presented its proposal to the Board of Water an… Thursday, September 24, 2015, 6:00 PM. Sunland-Tujunga Municipal Building 7747 Foothill Blvd Los Angeles, CA 91042. For more info visit empowerla.org.

NSNC 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, September 24, 2015, 7:00 PM. Northridge Middle School Library 17960 Chase St Northridge, CA 91325.

National VFW Day

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. Tuesday, September 29, 2015.

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

Generally meets at 7pm on the last Wednesday of the month. Contact: Acting Senior Lead Officer Sandra Zamora, Direct No.: (818) 832-0746 or Cell No.: (818) 634-0495 35947@lapd.lacity.org. Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 7:00 PM. Calahan Elementary School 18722 Knapp Street Northridge, CA. For more info visit www.lapdonline.org.

Kiwanis Club of Northridge Meeting

Free parking (90 minutes) is available in the Orange Grove Bistro parking lot, located on the CSUN campus at the northwest corner of Nordhoff St. and Zelzah Ave. Meeting Dates and Times are subject to change. Contact: Sharon Rose, Northridge Kiwanis president, at (818) 708-8596 or by email at srkiwanis1@aol.com. Thursday, October 1, 2015, 12:00 PM. CSUN Orange Grove Bistro Zelzah Ave. & Nordhoff St. Northridge, CA 91325.

LADWP Rates Proposal Community Meeting (Valley)

Have Your Say on LADWP’s Rate Changes Proposal The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) invites customers and interested stakeholders to participate in any of eleven upcoming community meetings to learn more and have their questions answered about the proposed rate changes. Meetings are set up to reach LADWP customers in all parts of the City of Los Angeles and LADWP’s service territory, including Owens Valley. All who are interested may attend in person or participate via live webcast, where available. LADWP is proposing water and power rate changes over the next five years that would provide funding to accelerate the replacement of aging infrastructure, better protect against drought conditions and natural disasters, and meet water and power supply mandates while improving customer service. The proposed rates are also designed to further incentivize conservation while keeping LADWP’s rates low in comparison with nearby utilities. The utility presented its proposal to the Board of Water an… Thursday, October 1, 2015, 6:00 PM. Vic Alicia Broadous-Duncan Center 11300 Glenoaks Blvd Pacoima, CA 91331. For more info visit empowerla.org.

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 2, 2015, 10:00 AM. Van Nuys City Hall 14410 Sylvan St Van Nuys, CA 91401.

NC-DWP MOU Oversight Committee Meeting

Neighborhood Councils - Department of Water and Power Memorandum of Understanding Oversight Committee (NC-DWP MOU Oversight Committee) (sometimes MOU OSC) -- This is the original committee. It is created by the NC-DWP MOU. Its membership is restricted to certified neighborhood councils that have voted to participate in the DWP MOU. The meetings are public and everyone is welcome. This committee meets the first Saturday of each even-numbered month. Saturday, October 3, 2015, 8:45 AM. Hollywood Community Center 6501 Fountain Avenue Los Angeles, 90028. For more info visit www.ladwpneighborhoodnews.com.

8th Annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair

Ticket Web Link: http://www.valleydisasterfair.com/flyers/SaveTheDateFlyer2015-01-VDPF.pdf. Saturday, October 3, 2015, 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 3, 2015, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Hollywood Constituent Center 6501 Fountain Ave Los Angeles, CA 90028. 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, October 6, 2015, 6:00 PM.

Kiwanis Club of Northridge Meeting

Free parking (90 minutes) is available in the Orange Grove Bistro parking lot, located on the CSUN campus at the northwest corner of Nordhoff St. and Zelzah Ave. Meeting Dates and Times are subject to change. Contact: Sharon Rose, Northridge Kiwanis president, at (818) 708-8596 or by email at srkiwanis1@aol.com. Thursday, October 8, 2015, 12:00 PM. CSUN Orange Grove Bistro Zelzah Ave. & Nordhoff St. Northridge, CA 91325.

San Fernando Valley Veterans Employment Committee (SFV/VEC)

Thursday, October 8, 2015, 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 8, 2015, 6:30 PM. Sherman Oaks Hospital - Doctor’s Conference Room 4929 Van Nuys Blvd Sherman Oaks, CA.

Basic Car 17A95 Neighborhood Watch Meeting - SLO Kate Luna

Contact: Acting Officer Sean Beal, Direct No.: (818) 832-0746 or Cell No.: (818) 634-0480 E-mail: 33598@lapd.lacity.org. Thursday, October 8, 2015, 7:00 PM. St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church 17037 Plummer St Northridge, CA. For more info visit www.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, October 10, 2015, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Hollenbeck Police Station Community Room 2111 E. 1st Street Los Angeles 90033. 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: 5:00 Transportation and Public Works: 5:15 Budget and Finance: 5:30 Planning and Land Use: 5:45 Public Safety and Outreach and Communications: 6:00. Monday, October 12, 2015, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Northridge Middle School Library 17960 Chase St Northridge, CA 91325.

Kiwanis Club of Northridge Meeting

Free parking (90 minutes) is available in the Orange Grove Bistro parking lot, located on the CSUN campus at the northwest corner of Nordhoff St. and Zelzah Ave. Meeting Dates and Times are subject to change. Contact: Sharon Rose, Northridge Kiwanis president, at (818) 708-8596 or by email at srkiwanis1@aol.com. Thursday, October 15, 2015, 12:00 PM. CSUN Orange Grove Bistro Zelzah Ave. & Nordhoff St. Northridge, CA 91325.

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 19, 2015, 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 19, 2015, 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 20, 2015, 7:00 PM. Balboa Recreation Center, 17015 Burbank Blvd. Encino, CA.

Northridge NEWS (Northridge East-West-South) Vision Committee Meeting

Wednesday, October 21, 2015, 2:00 PM. Community Service Center 9207 Oakdale Ave. Chatsworth, CA 91311.

Kiwanis Club of Northridge Meeting

Free parking (90 minutes) is available in the Orange Grove Bistro parking lot, located on the CSUN campus at the northwest corner of Nordhoff St. and Zelzah Ave. Meeting Dates and Times are subject to change. Contact: Sharon Rose, Northridge Kiwanis president, at (818) 708-8596 or by email at srkiwanis1@aol.com. Thursday, October 22, 2015, 12:00 PM. CSUN Orange Grove Bistro Zelzah Ave. & Nordhoff St. Northridge, CA 91325.

NSNC 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 22, 2015, 7:00 PM. Northridge Middle School Library 17960 Chase St Northridge, CA 91325.

Mission Foot Pursuit

Experience a run thru an actual, fully functioning LAPD training academy. After the race enjoy: LAPD static displays SWAT, Bomb Squad, Motorcyles, Off-Roading Unit, K-9, Air Support and more... rock/wall climbing face painting jumpers music and more... Event details and schedule All events start at 8:00am. Check-in is from 6:00-7:45am on race day. Please arrive early to ensure a parking spot at the race location. Additional parking will be available at the Facey parking lot next door to Mission Police Station. (A shuttle service will be available from the parking lot to the race location from 5:30-7:45am and after the race until 11:00am). Ticket Web Link: http://www.active.com/granada-hills-ca/running/distance-running-races/mission-foot-pursuit-2015. Sunday, October 25, 2015, 8:00 AM. Los Angeles Police Davis Academy 12001 Blucher Ave Granada Hills, CA 91344. For more info visit www.active.com.

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

Generally meets at 7pm on the last Wednesday of the month. Contact: Acting Senior Lead Officer Sandra Zamora, Direct No.: (818) 832-0746 or Cell No.: (818) 634-0495 35947@lapd.lacity.org. Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 7:00 PM. Calahan Elementary School 18722 Knapp Street Northridge, CA. For more info visit www.lapdonline.org.

Kiwanis Club of Northridge Meeting

Free parking (90 minutes) is available in the Orange Grove Bistro parking lot, located on the CSUN campus at the northwest corner of Nordhoff St. and Zelzah Ave. Meeting Dates and Times are subject to change. Contact: Sharon Rose, Northridge Kiwanis president, at (818) 708-8596 or by email at srkiwanis1@aol.com. Thursday, October 29, 2015, 12:00 PM. CSUN Orange Grove Bistro Zelzah Ave. & Nordhoff St. Northridge, CA 91325.

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 1, 2015, 1:00 AM.

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 3, 2015, 6:00 PM.

Kiwanis Club of Northridge Meeting

Free parking (90 minutes) is available in the Orange Grove Bistro parking lot, located on the CSUN campus at the northwest corner of Nordhoff St. and Zelzah Ave. Meeting Dates and Times are subject to change. Contact: Sharon Rose, Northridge Kiwanis president, at (818) 708-8596 or by email at srkiwanis1@aol.com. Thursday, November 5, 2015, 12:00 PM. CSUN Orange Grove Bistro Zelzah Ave. & Nordhoff St. Northridge, CA 91325.

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 7, 2015, 8:45 AM – 10:00 AM. Hollywood Constituent Center 6501 Fountain Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90028. For more info visit www.ladwpneighborhoodnews.com.

Los Angeles Neighborhood Council Coalition (LANCC) Meeting

Saturday, November 7, 2015, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Hollywood Constituent Center 6501 Fountain Ave Los Angeles, CA 90028. For more info visit www.lancc.org.

NSNC Committee Meeting

Northridge South NC Board Events Meeting(s) Schedule: The following schedule applies to the individual meetings: Executive Committee/Agenda Planning: 5:00 Transportation and Public Works: 5:15 Budget and Finance: 5:30 Planning and Land Use: 5:45 Public Safety and Outreach and Communications: 6:00. Monday, November 9, 2015, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Northridge Middle School Library 17960 Chase St Northridge, CA 91325.

Veterans Day

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… Wednesday, November 11, 2015.

Kiwanis Club of Northridge Meeting

Free parking (90 minutes) is available in the Orange Grove Bistro parking lot, located on the CSUN campus at the northwest corner of Nordhoff St. and Zelzah Ave. Meeting Dates and Times are subject to change. Contact: Sharon Rose, Northridge Kiwanis president, at (818) 708-8596 or by email at srkiwanis1@aol.com. Thursday, November 12, 2015, 12:00 PM. CSUN Orange Grove Bistro Zelzah Ave. & Nordhoff St. Northridge, CA 91325.

San Fernando Valley Veterans Employment Committee (SFV/VEC)

Thursday, November 12, 2015, 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 12, 2015, 6:30 PM. Sherman Oaks Hospital - Doctor’s Conference Room 4929 Van Nuys Blvd Sherman Oaks, CA.

Basic Car 17A95 Neighborhood Watch Meeting - SLO Kate Luna

Contact: Acting Officer Sean Beal, Direct No.: (818) 832-0746 or Cell No.: (818) 634-0480 E-mail: 33598@lapd.lacity.org. Thursday, November 12, 2015, 7:00 PM. St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church 17037 Plummer St Northridge, CA. For more info visit www.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, November 14, 2015, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Hollenbeck Police Station Community Room 2111 E. 1st Street Los Angeles 90033. For more info visit www.plancheckncla.com.

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 16, 2015, 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 16, 2015, 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, November 17, 2015, 7:00 PM. Balboa Recreation Center, 17015 Burbank Blvd. Encino, CA.

Northridge NEWS (Northridge East-West-South) Vision Committee Meeting

Wednesday, November 18, 2015, 2:00 PM. Community Service Center 9207 Oakdale Ave. Chatsworth, CA 91311.

Kiwanis Club of Northridge Meeting

Free parking (90 minutes) is available in the Orange Grove Bistro parking lot, located on the CSUN campus at the northwest corner of Nordhoff St. and Zelzah Ave. Meeting Dates and Times are subject to change. Contact: Sharon Rose, Northridge Kiwanis president, at (818) 708-8596 or by email at srkiwanis1@aol.com. Thursday, November 19, 2015, 12:00 PM. CSUN Orange Grove Bistro Zelzah Ave. & Nordhoff 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: Acting Senior Lead Officer Sandra Zamora, Direct No.: (818) 832-0746 or Cell No.: (818) 634-0495 35947@lapd.lacity.org. Wednesday, November 25, 2015, 7:00 PM. Calahan Elementary School 18722 Knapp Street Northridge, CA. For more info visit www.lapdonline.org.

Thanksgiving Day

Thursday, November 26, 2015.

Kiwanis Club of Northridge Meeting

Free parking (90 minutes) is available in the Orange Grove Bistro parking lot, located on the CSUN campus at the northwest corner of Nordhoff St. and Zelzah Ave. Meeting Dates and Times are subject to change. Contact: Sharon Rose, Northridge Kiwanis president, at (818) 708-8596 or by email at srkiwanis1@aol.com. Thursday, November 26, 2015, 12:00 PM. CSUN Orange Grove Bistro Zelzah Ave. & Nordhoff St. Northridge, CA 91325.

NSNC 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 26, 2015, 7:00 PM. Northridge Middle School Library 17960 Chase St Northridge, CA 91325.

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 1, 2015, 6:00 PM.

Kiwanis Club of Northridge Meeting

Free parking (90 minutes) is available in the Orange Grove Bistro parking lot, located on the CSUN campus at the northwest corner of Nordhoff St. and Zelzah Ave. Meeting Dates and Times are subject to change. Contact: Sharon Rose, Northridge Kiwanis president, at (818) 708-8596 or by email at srkiwanis1@aol.com. Thursday, December 3, 2015, 12:00 PM. CSUN Orange Grove Bistro Zelzah Ave. & Nordhoff St. Northridge, CA 91325.

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 4, 2015, 10:00 AM. Van Nuys City Hall 14410 Sylvan St Van Nuys, CA 91401.