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West Hills December 2017 Community Cleanup

Posted on 11/09/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Join your neighbors for the final Cleanup event of 2017.

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WHNC Board of Directors Vacancy, Apply Now!

Posted on 11/06/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Are you interested in making our community a better place? Do you want your voice heard by city government? You have the power to make positive change in our community by applying to fill our Vacant Seat on our Board of Directors. For information visit this page.

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West Hills November Community Cleanup Event

Posted on 10/22/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Join us as we beautify a stretch of Roscoe by Orcutt Ranch

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LWV Solutions to Homelessness

Posted on 10/17/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

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Los Angeles Police Commission Community Meeting

Posted on 10/17/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

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West Hills October Community Cleanup Event

Posted on 10/02/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Join us as we clean and beautify West Hills on Platt Ave. between Ingomar and Cohasset. Hope you can make it!

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CD12 Drive In Movie Night

Posted on 09/29/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

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Santa Susana Update

Posted on 09/27/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

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Community Impact Statements

Posted on 09/27/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

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Don't Ignore What's Behind Your Back or Side Wall!

Posted on 09/27/17

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A Cultural, Community & Senior Center for West Hills

Posted on 09/27/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

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The 2017 West Hills Homeless Count

Posted on 09/27/17

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Truth or Rumor? Perception and Reality of Crime in West Hills.

Posted on 09/25/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

What is truth and what is rumor? Join us at a public forum and hear from CSUN Department of Criminology and Justice Studies faculty about the reality of crime in West Hills and the West San Fernando Valley. Hope you can make it.

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West Hills September Community Cleanup Event

Posted on 09/10/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Join us as we clean and beautify West Hills on Roscoe Blvd. east of Fallbrook. Hope you can make it!

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Platt Avenue Bus Parking Update

Posted on 08/13/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Many people in our community have been concerned about Metro bus operators parking their vehicles too close to one of the driveways at Platt Village. This has made it difficult and even dangerous for drivers trying to enter or leave the shopping center. After several months of resolutions, letters and other attempts to get Metro's attention, it looks like the efforts of your West Hills Neighborhood Council Streets & Transportation Committee are finally paying off.

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Save the Date for the West Hills 9th Annual Fall Fesitval

Posted on 08/02/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Save the date for our 9th Annual Fall Fest Shadow Ranch Park for fun filled games, art and crafts inflatables, and live entertainment.For more details about this great family event and way you can help those in need click below. Hope to see you there!

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West Hills August Community Cleanup Event

Posted on 07/28/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Join us as we beautify West Hills along Sherman Way between Shoup and Fallbrook. For more information clcik the link below. Hope you can join us!

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West Hills July Community Cleanup Event

Posted on 07/06/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Join us as we beautify West Hills along medical center drive east of Woodlake Avenue.

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Coyotes, Critters, and Cohabitation: A Presentation & Discussion Event

Posted on 06/19/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Join the West Hills Neighborhood Council and members from the Department of Animal Services for a presentation and discussion about wildlife in West Hills.

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Truth or Rumor? Perception and Reality of Crime in West Hills.

Posted on 05/31/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

What is truth and what is rumor? Join us at a public forum and hear from LAPD Senior Lead Officers about the reality of crime in our community. Hope you can make it.

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West Hills June Community Cleanup Event

Posted on 05/27/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Join us as we clean and Beautify West Hills along Fallbrook Avenue, between Victory and Vanowen. See you there.

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West Hills Community Photograph

Posted on 05/09/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Please join the West Hills Neighborhood Council in our first-ever community photo in front of Castle Peak!

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Canoga Park-Winnetka-Woodland Hills-West Hills Community Plan Update Event

Posted on 05/05/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

The City of Los Angeles’ Department of City Planning is initiating the process of updating each of its 35 Community Plans over the next six years. The plans represent the land use element of the General Plan, a long-range planning document that captures the City’s vision for the future of our neighborhoods.

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E12 Excellence in Public Service Program

Posted on 05/01/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Councilmember Mitchell Englander is proud to commence the fifth class of the E-12 Excellence in Public Service high school leadership development program to train and cultivate the next generation of young leaders in our community. For more information on how to get involved, click the link below.

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West Hills April Community Cleanup Event

Posted on 03/25/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Join us as we clean and beautify West Hills on Platt between Victory and Vanowen. Hope you can make it!

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Ceremony dedicates crossing signal on anniversary of pedestrian deaths

Posted on 03/23/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

New pedestrian crossing lights are in operation at Roscoe Boulevard at Jason Avenue, almost a year after a mother, her daughter and their dog were killed as they crossed the intersection on April 11, 2016.

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Commissioners honor WHNC on 15th anniversary

Posted on 03/23/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

At its February meeting in Tujunga, the City of Los Angeles Board of Neighborhood Commissioners honored the West Hills Neighborhood Council on its 15th anniversary.

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West Hills gets ready for Spring Fest on April 15 at Shadow Ranch Park

Posted on 03/23/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

West Hills is getting ready for its biggest celebration of the year, the 10th annual West Hills Spring Fest (formerly known as the Eggstravaganza Health & Safety Fair) on Saturday, April 15, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. at Shadow Ranch Park, 22633 Vanowen St.

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Almost all WHNC committees now meet at Chaminade

Posted on 03/23/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Almost all of the committees of the West Hills Neighborhood Council now meet in the second-floor meeting room of the Condon Family Center, 23260 Saticoy St.

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NCs collaborate to present Measure S Town Hall

Posted on 03/23/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

The West Hills Neighborhood Council collaborated with the Neighborhood Councils of Woodland Hills-Warner Center and Canoga Park in presenting a Measure S Town Hall on Feb. 7 at El Camino Real Charter High School.

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Mayor’s chief of staff visits WHNC

Posted on 03/23/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Matt Szabo, Mayor Eric Garcetti’s chief of staff, addressed the West Hills Hills Neighborhood Councils March 2 meeting.

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New temporary rules ban dwelling in vehicles on many streets

Posted on 03/23/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Addressing the concerns of homeowners, the Los Angeles City Council has approved new temporary rules governing the use of vehicles for dwelling on city streets.

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WHNC Board accepts proposal minimizing SSFL cleanup trucks

Posted on 03/23/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Also at its March 2 meeting, the West Hills Neighborhood Council Board of Directors voted to approve a resolution submitted by the Environment Committee relating to the United States Department of Energy’s cleanup of its portion of the Santa Susana Field Lab site west of West Hills.

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West Hills and Canoga Park team up in a community cleanup

Posted on 03/19/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

On Saturday March 4 2017, the West Hills Neighborhood Council, Canoga Park Neighborhood Council, Office of Assemblymember Matt Dababneh and Office of Councilmember Bob Blumenfield had an incredible joint community cleanup along the north-eastern stretches on Shoup and Saticoy.

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WHNC requests more police staffing in the West Valley

Posted on 03/19/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

With the latest increase in crime within the City of Los Angeles and especially in our community, the need for more law enforcement and patrols on our street’s is higher than ever before. U.S. Census Bureau data shows that the population in areas served by the LAPD’s Topanga Division increased by approximately 17,000 people between 2009 and 2015, yet, staffing has either remained the same or at times decreased.

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Building a community at the edge of the world

Posted on 03/19/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Roughly 15 years ago Los Angeles voters embarked on an unknown road when the City Charter was amended to create a new branch of the city government, one comprised of unpaid volunteers, and one representing the unique and the diverse neighborhoods of our city and thus, the Neighborhood Council system was born.

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WHNC supports Highlander neighbors in opposing proposed high school

Posted on 03/17/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Since the closing of the former Highlander Road Elementary School in the early 1980s, questions arouse as to what would be the future of the site. In the spring of 2016, plans surfaced from the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) about possibly giving the campus a new life as a preforming arts school.

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West Hills 10th Annual Spring Festival

Posted on 03/15/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Don't miss out on the best event happening this Spring in the West Valley. Come join us and the Department of Recreation & Parks for a day of fun. For more information, click the link below. Hope to see you there!

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Map For New Location of Committee Meetings

Posted on 02/17/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

We haved moved many of our committee meetings to a new location, please click below to see a map of our new location.

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West Hills & Canoga Park Community Cleanup Event

Posted on 02/06/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Come join neighbors and friends for our rescheduled joint community cleanup event as we clean and beautify West Hills and Canoga Park along Shoup Avenue and Saticoy Street. Hope to see you there!

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West Valley Measure S Town Hall Forum

Posted on 01/26/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Find out more about Measure S which could change the landscape of our city by attending our co-sponsored Town Hall Forum with other local organizations. Hope you can make it!

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West Hills Neighborhood Council Lazy J. Ranch Fence Replacement Recommendations

Posted on 01/13/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Learn about the results of the Lazy J. Ranch fence survey and find out what steps your WHNC took to ensure your voice was being heard.

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How to request a crosswalk

Posted on 01/11/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

The West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Streets & Transportation Committee has compiled a step-by-step guide on how to submit a request to the city of Los Angeles for placing a crosswalk in West Hills.

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Left-turn signals approved for Shoup Avenue & Sherman Way

Posted on 01/11/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

The Streets & Transportation Committee announced that city traffic engineers have approved installation of “protected left-turn” arrow signals at the intersection of Shoup Avenue and Sherman Way.Funding is being sought for the signal improvement, which was requested by the West Hills Neighborhood Council following the death of a bicyclist at the intersection’s southwest corner on July 17, 2014.

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WHNC applies for Vision Zero funding to help reduce racing and reckless driving

Posted on 01/11/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

In November, the Streets & Transportation Committee applied for a grant from Mayor Garcetti’s Vision Zero Los Angeles initiative to fund an education program at local high schools. The program would address the dangers of racing and reckless driving, among other issues.

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City to install crosswalk lights at site of April tragedy on Roscoe Boulevard

Posted on 01/11/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Responding to requests by the West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Streets & Transportation Committee and others in the community, Los Angeles City Councilmember Mitchell Englander sponsored a resolution in the City Council allocating $85,000 to install pedestrian-activated LED lights embedded into the crosswalk across Roscoe Boulevard at Jason Avenue

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Four traffic deaths intensify safety concerns in West Hills

Posted on 01/11/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

West Hills endured four traffic fatalities within its boundaries between Oct. 24 and Nov. 13, intensifying longstanding concerns about traffic safety in the community.

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West Hills January Community Cleanup Event

Posted on 01/03/17

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Join us on 1/21/17 as we beautify West Hills on Fallbrook Avenue between Lull and Ingomar Streets. Hope you can make it!

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Safe Sidewalks LA

Posted on 12/31/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

City of Los Angeles has made a historic commitment to invest $1.4 billion, find out how you can get your sidewalk fixed.

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Rally and march send a message against bullying

Posted on 12/19/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

West Hills showed its heart on Saturday, Dec. 17, at a rally and march for kindness and against bullying.

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Hundreds of volunteers join Nov. 5 cleanups at six sites in West Hills

Posted on 12/16/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Hundreds of volunteers from the Church at Rocky Peak joined local residents at six sites throughout West Hills on Nov. 5, filling approximately 230 large bags with weeds, trash and debris from Woodlake Avenue, Valley Circle Boulevard, Roscoe Boulevard and other streets.

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Pomelo School honors heroes at annual program and feast

Posted on 12/16/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Third-graders at Pomelo Community Charter School in West Hills combined traditions celebrating Veterans Day and Thanksgiving on Nov. 15 during the school’s annual Heroes Feast.

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How would you like to fix the fence at Lazy J Ranch?

Posted on 12/16/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

The wrought-iron fence surrounding Lazy J Ranch Park is badly corroded and needs replacement. Now, residents of West Hills are being asked how they would like to fix the problem.

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West Hills Spikes baseball squad hailed for success in Cooperstown

Posted on 12/16/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

At its Dec. 1 meeting, the West Hills Neighborhood Council presented a Certificate of Appreciation to members of the West Hills Spikes, Westhills Baseball’s traveling 12U team, celebrating their top-10 ranking at the Tournament of Champions in Cooperstown, N.Y. The tournament hosted more than 140 elite teams from across the country.

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Neighborhood Council homelessness liaisons meet with city to plan action

Posted on 12/16/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Homelessness liaisons representing 93 Neighborhood Councils from all over Los Angeles met with representatives of the Mayor’s Office, Council District 8 and the Chief Administrator’s Office on Nov. 30 to identify how NCs can help the city implement its Comprehensive Homeless Strategy in their areas.

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WHNC meets with Schmerelson to discuss Highlander Road plans

Posted on 12/16/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Four representatives of the West Hills Neighborhood Council met with LAUSD School Board member Scott Schmerelson on Dec. 1 to explore possibilities for providing community programs at the proposed Hale Charter Academy for Visual and Performing Arts on the former site of Highlander Road School in West Hills.

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City launches ‘Safe Sidewalks L.A.’ repair program

Posted on 12/16/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

This week, The City of Los Angeles launched “Safe Sidewalks LA” Sidewalk Repair Warranty and Sidewalk Repair Incentive Program. The comprehensive 30-year sidewalk repair program provides an unprecedented City investment of $1.4 billion to fix its sidewalks, making them accessible to everyone and renewing them as a center of civic life and pride.

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WHNC supports Safe Parking; city restricts overnight RV stays

Posted on 12/16/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

At its meeting on Oct. 6, the West Hills Neighborhood Council approved a community impact statement urging the city to approve the Safe Parking initiative. The initiative, which would provide safe places for occupants of recreational vehicles to park away from city streets, is being considered by the Los Angeles City Council.

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West Hills gives generously for people and families in need

Posted on 12/16/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

West Hills residents, businesses, parks and schools are getting into to the holiday spirit with collections of clothes, toys, hygiene products and other items for disadvantaged people of all ages.

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WHNC salutes parks gardener ‘Papa Pablo’ for service

Posted on 12/10/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Pablo Barajas, the beloved gardener at Orcutt Ranch known as Papa Pablo, is retiring at the age of 83 after 37 years of service.

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West Hills needs your help in 2017 Greater L.A. Homeless Count

Posted on 12/10/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

The West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Homelessness Subcommittee, in coordination with the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA), is sponsoring the 2017 Greater L.A. Homeless Count in our community, and we need your help!

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Chicken thefts end with a happy reunion at Haynes Elementary

Posted on 12/10/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Lia and Joey are home, safe and sound in their chicken coop. And the kindergarten kids at Haynes Charter Elementary in West Hills are greatly relieved. On Halloween night, someone hopped the school’s fence, cut open the coop and made off with Joey. The culprit returned the next night and absconded with Joe’s friend, Lia.

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13th Annual Motor4Toys Charity Car Show and Toy Drive

Posted on 11/29/16

Help bring a smile to a child this holiday season by participating in our Toy collection drive for the 13th Annual Motor4Toys Charity Car Show and Toy Drive! For more information, click below.

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West Hills December Community Cleanup Event

Posted on 11/18/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Join us on 12/3/16 as we Beautify West Hills along Platt & Sherman Way. Hope to see you there!

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Lazy J. Ranch Fence Replacement Survey

Posted on 11/15/16

Hey West Hills- the wrought-iron fence that has surrounded Lazy J. Ranch Park is rusted and deteriorated beyond repair and thus will be removed in the near future. We want to hear you thoughts on what should replace the current wrought-iron fence around this popular West Hills park. For more details click below.

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City to fund lights at site of crosswalk tragedy

Posted on 11/03/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Seven months after two women and their pet dog died while attempting to use a crosswalk on Roscoe Boulevard at Jason Avenue, Mayor Eric Garcetti and the Los Angeles City Council have agreed to fund a crosswalk lighting system to help prevent more pedestrian fatalities at the intersection.

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Draft of new design standards for small-lot subdivisions

Posted on 11/03/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

At its meeting on Aug. 25, the City Planning Commission recommended the approval of the Small Lot Code Amendment to the City Council. The next step for the amendment is to go to the Planning and Land Use Management Committee and City Council for consideration.

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Meet your Budget Advocates

Posted on 11/03/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

WHNC Board Members Joanne Yvanek Garb and Simone Best represent West Hills in the Budget Advocates, a group composed of designated liaisons from participating Neighborhood Councils throughout Los Angeles.

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Englander and Operation Gratitude host Conversation With Councils

Posted on 11/03/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

On Oct. 27, more than 30 representatives from the 10 Neighborhood Councils in Council District 12 participated in Councilmember Mitchell Englander’s Conversations with Councils.

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WHNC supports Safe Parking Plan to move homeless in RVs off city streets

Posted on 11/03/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

At its October meeting, the West Hills Neighborhood Council voted to support a motion before the City Council to create a Safe Parking Program to move RVs and other oversize vehicles occupied by homeless people out of residential areas. Once a new ordinance is passed, Los Angeles will begin identifying areas in each council district where homeless individuals and families can park safely and be connected to supportive services to help them get back on their feet.

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Two new board members to be inducted at Neighbourhoos Council’s Nov. 3 meeting

Posted on 11/03/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Two new board members will take the oath of office when the West Hills Neighborhood Council meets at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3, at de Toledo High School, 22622 Vanowen St. in West Hills.

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West Hills in force at Congress of Neighborhoods

Posted on 11/03/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

West Hills had one of the largest delegations attending the annual Congress of Neighborhoods at City Hall on Sept. 24. The gathering drew more than 800 representatives from 96 Neighborhood Councils throughout the city to meet city leaders and attend workshops on a wide range of subjects, from ethics training to innovative visions for the city’s future.

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Hundreds of church volunteers to join West Hills cleanup projects on Nov. 5

Posted on 11/03/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

An estimated 1,500 volunteers from The Church at Rocky Peak will assemble in locations throughout West Hills and nearby areas between 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. on Saturday morning, Nov. 5, to clear weeds, pick up trash, fix up local schools and improve the grounds of the West Hills Post Office. The West Hills portion of the church’s third annual All Serve Day is coordinated in cooperation with the West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Beautification Committee, with assistance from the Kiwanis Club, the Canoga Park-West Hills Chamber of Commerce and the City of Los Angeles Clean Streets L.A. initiative.

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Halloween fun at West Hills Fall Fest

Posted on 11/03/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

The West Hills Neighborhood Council joined the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks in sponsoring the Eighth Annual West Hills Arts & Crafts Fall Fest at Shadow Ranch Park on Oct. 29.

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West Hills November Community Cleanup Event

Posted on 10/27/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Join us on 11/5/16 as we beautify West Hills at six different community sites. For more details about our cleanup locations and the type of community beautification project at the site, click the link below. Hope you can make it!

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West Hills Neighborhood Council Neighborhood Watch Sign Application

Posted on 10/15/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Combat crime and build a safer neighborhood for your friends, family, and neighbors, signup to receive free Neighborhood Watch signs. For more details click below.

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West Hills Map Your Neighborhood Program (MYN) Facilitators Training Class

Posted on 10/07/16

Are you, your family, and neighbors ready for the Big One? Join us for a free Map Your Neighborhood Facilitators training class on 10/22/16 to learn how to prepare your neighborhood for the worst. Hope to see you there!

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West Hills October Community Cleanup Event

Posted on 10/01/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Join us on 10/15/16 as we beautify West Hills on Roscoe between Sale and Fallbrook Avenues. Hope you can make it!

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West Hills 8th Annual Fall Fesitval

Posted on 09/19/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Join us for our 8th Annual Fall Fest Shadow Ranch Park for fun filled games, inflatables, and live entertainment. In addition, join us for our food & clothing drive to help the less fortunate. For more details about this great family event and way you can help those in need click below. Hope to see you there!

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Former Highlander Road School Site Update Page

Posted on 09/18/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Curious about what's happening at the former Highlander Road School? Click below and read about the latest news at the school ranging from the physical demolition of the buildings to other projects on site.

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Drive-in Movie Night

Posted on 09/16/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Join Councilmember Mitch Englander as they present the 70’s classic film “Grease” during a throwback drive-in movie experience on 10/1/16 @ Shadow Ranch Park. For more details, click below.

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West Hills NC Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Budget Overview

Posted on 09/13/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Curious about how your West Hills Neighborhood Council spent public funds to improve our community last fiscal year? Click below and get engaged in our budget process.

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Blue Jays nominate West Hills' Kevin Pillar for Roberto Clemente award

Posted on 09/07/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

The Toronto Blue Jays have nominated centerfielder Kevin Pillar for Major League Baseball's Roberto Clemente Award.

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WHNC salutes outstanding volunteers

Posted on 09/07/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

At the Sept. 1 meeting of the West Hills Neighborhood Council, the WHNC honored two outstanding volunteers in the community.

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Stein Mart, Chick-fil-A coming to West Hills

Posted on 09/06/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Stein Mart, a chain of discount clothing stores, and the Chick-fil-A fast-food franchise are planning to build outlets at the northeast corner of Victory and Fallbrook in West Hills.

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Valley Economic Alliance Hackathon

Posted on 09/06/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

The Valley Economic Alliance will host its Valley Hackathon on Friday, Sept. 23, in the Grand Salon of Cal State Northridge.

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Camp encourages girls to become firefighters

Posted on 09/06/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

At the first Los Angeles Fire Department Girls Camp in August, young women ages 14 to 18 learned about the skills needed to pursue careers as firefighters and emergency medical technicians.

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Congratulations to new mountain lion moms

Posted on 09/06/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

?National Park Service researchers recently discovered two litters of mountain lion kittens in the eastern Santa Susana Mountains. The three females and two males were ear-tagged and returned to their dens.

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Homelessness Town Hall addresses crisis on Sept. 12

Posted on 09/06/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

A Homelessness Town Hall featuring leaders from the city, county and relief agencies will focus on the homelessness crisis in the West Valley.

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West Hills Sunshine Club takes donations for mayor’s Welcome Home Project

Posted on 09/06/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

On Wednesday evening, Aug. 31, members of the West Hills Sunshine Club will be in front of the Platt Village Starbucks between 6 and 8 p.m. to receive donations of new home goods and hygiene products.

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West Hills: ‘A shining example’

Posted on 09/06/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Last month I was invited to join a roundtable of Neighborhood Council presidents at City Councilmember Mitch Englander’s 12th District field office in Chatsworth. I was surprised when, in his opening remarks, Mitch singled out our West Hills Neighborhood Council’s monthly Community Cleanups as a “shining example” of neighborhood activism.

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Speed enforcement is slow in coming

Posted on 09/06/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

LADOT Senior Engineer Nader Asmar pledged that if current budget levels are maintained, speed studies for 100 percent of streets on the of the city’s High Injury Network (HIN) would be completed within the next two to three years. These streets cover only 6 percent of L.A.’s street network but are responsible for 65 percent of all traffic deaths and severe injuries in the city.

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Crews repaving West Hills streets

Posted on 09/06/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Many residents of West Hills were happy to see city crews resurfacing their streets this month.

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West Hills September Community Cleanup Event

Posted on 08/28/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Come Join neighbors and friends on September 17th at 8:30 AM as we clean and beautify WestHills along Platt Avenue above Sherman Way. Hope you can make it.

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West Hills now can refer homeless people to county services

Posted on 08/09/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

The Homelessness Subcommittee of the West Hills Neighborhood Council has received permission to use the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health’s Homeless Mobile Triage Referral Form.

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Proposal to fix USPS address labeling moves forward

Posted on 08/09/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

West Hills Neighborhood Council President Dan Brin met with staff at U.S. Rep. Brad Sherman's office to work on initial steps toward reforming the ZIP code system to better reflect local jurisdictions.

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WHNC endorses Blue Star marker at Orcutt Ranch

Posted on 08/09/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

At its meeting on Aug. 4, the West Hills Neighborhood Council Board of Directors unanimously endorsed the efforts of the West Valley Garden Club to install a Blue Star By-Way marker

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West Hills’ most decrepit streets to be repaved

Posted on 08/09/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

In a major development affecting the quality of life — to say nothing of property values — in West Hills, the City of Los Angeles Bureau of Street Services has announced plans to repave many of the community's most decrepit streets during August.

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Pothole repair truck coming to West Hills

Posted on 08/07/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

The city's Small Asphalt Repair (SAR) truck is coming to West Hills on Aug. 23!

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From West Hills to Rio!

Posted on 08/07/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

West Hills has produced world-class athletes in many sports, including baseball, football, track and bowling. Now, as the 2016 Olympic Games begin this week in Rio de Janeiro, at least two products of our community are continuing that tradition as members of Team U.S.A. Mikaela Mayer, and Conor McCullough.

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2017-2018 Budget Advocate Meeting

Posted on 08/07/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

The West Hills Neighborhood Council is sending two representatives, Joanne Yvanek-Garb and Simone Best, to represent West Hills at meetings of the 2017-18 Budget Advocates.

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WHNC invited to picnic at mayor’s home

Posted on 08/07/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Three officers of the West Hills Neighborhood Council — President Dan Brin, Vice President Charlene Rothstein and Treasurer Bobbi Trantafello — represented the community at Mayor Eric Garcetti’s backyard barbecue on July 5. They were among a select group of officers from Neighborhood Councils across the city invited to attend the first-ever event at Getty House, the mayor’s official residence in the Windsor Square neighborhood next to Hancock Park.

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West Hills Neighborhood Council Thanks Galpin Motors for Community Service!

Posted on 08/07/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Sarah Horvet, community relations representative for Galpin Motors, holds a Certificate Appreciation from the West Hills Neighborhood Council during its July 7 meeting. Horvet was singled out for arranging the use of a Galpin truck for the WHNC float in the Canoga Park Memorial Day Parade.

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Special WHNC board meeting wraps up spending for 2015-2016 year

Posted on 08/07/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Twenty-one board members, as well as some non-board stakeholders, attended a special meeting of the West Hills Neighborhood Council on June 28 at West Hills Hospital. The meeting was called to ensure the Neighborhood Council was able to spend every penny of its 2015-2016 budget of $42,000 before the fiscal year ended on June 30.

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Register to vote today!

Posted on 08/07/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Are you new to West Hills? Do you want to change your party affiliation? Did you recently change your name? Then you need to register or re-register to vote!

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WHNC seeks density reductions in Lederer housing project

Posted on 08/07/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

A resolution seeking dramatic reductions in density of a proposed housing development was presented by WHNC Zoning & Planning Chair Charlene Rothstein at a hearing of the City of Los Angeles Planning Department on July 28.

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LAUSD hosts meeting on Highlander School demolition

Posted on 08/07/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

The Los Angeles Unified School District will host a community meeting on the pending demolition of Highlander Road Elementary School. at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11, at Haynes Charter for Enriched Studies, 6624 Lockhurst Drive in West Hills. The meeting will address details about the demolition,as well as safety measures and future uses for the site. Questions from the community are welcome.

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Highlander Road Elementary “Pre-Demolition Community Meeting.”

Posted on 08/03/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Important Announcement, LAUSD will be hosting a community meeting about the former Highlander Road School on Thursday August 11th. Please visit this page for more information.

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Posted on 07/30/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

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CERT Class Coming to the West Valley in September.

Posted on 07/30/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Save the date, Free LAFD CERT Class are coming to the West Valley in September.

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Small Asphalt Repair (SAR) Truck Coming to West Hills

Posted on 07/06/16

The city's Small Asphalt Repair (SAR) truck is coming to West Hills on Aug. 23. Deadline to submit requests ends on Aug 8. So don't miss out, submit your pothole request now!

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WHNC salutes West Hills educators and support staff

Posted on 07/02/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

At its meetings on May 5 and June 2, the West Hills Neighborhood Council honored exemplary teachers and staff members at West Hills’ elementary schools. The honorees were selected by their peers in a process organized and coordinated by the WHNC’s Youth and Education Committee.

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Speakers describe efforts to house homeless

Posted on 07/02/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Attendees of the West Hills Neighborhood Council’s June meeting learned about efforts to solve the homelessness crisis in a presentation organized by Thomas Booth, co-chair of the WHNC’s Homelessness Subcommittee.

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Two housing projects on WHNC’s July 7 agenda

Posted on 07/02/16

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Special WHNC meeting wraps up fiscal year

Posted on 07/02/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

A special meeting of the West Hills Neighborhood Council on June 28 wrapped up a complicated process to ensure the WHNC would spend almost every penny of its annual budget before the fiscal year ended on June 30.

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West Hills briefed on Zika and West Nile viruses

Posted on 07/02/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

During June’s meeting of the West Hills Neighborhood Council, a nurse from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health reported on the Zika virus’ potential effects on pregnant women and newborns in Los Angeles. She also shared ways residents can protect themselves from the Zika and West Nile viruses, both of which can be spread by the Aedes mosquito.

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Another successful Community Cleanup

Posted on 07/02/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

The West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Beautification Committee, headed by Reeyan Raynes and Tony Brosamle, organized another successful Community Cleanup on June 25 along the west side of Topanga Canyon Boulevard between Nordhoff and Gresham Streets.

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WHNC Environment Committee and the SSFL cleanup

Posted on 07/02/16

Alec Uzemeck, co-chair of the WHNC’s Environment Committee, reports that the committee is concerned about possible effects of the Santa Susanna Field Lab cleanup on surrounding communities, including West Hills.

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New signs limit parking on Platt, Roscoe & Valley Circle

Posted on 07/02/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

After two years of delays, crews from the City of Los Angeles Department of Transportation installed signs limiting parking on Platt Avenue, Roscoe Boulevard and Valley Circle Boulevard in West Hills.

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Canoga Park NC backs West Hills on ZIP Code reform

Posted on 07/02/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council President Dan Brin reports that the Canoga Park Neighborhood Council voted unanimously to support the WHNC’s plan to fix the mislabeling of mail to West Hills by the United States Postal Service.

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Top honor for de Toledo’s Urinetown

Posted on 07/02/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Congratulations to the students at de Toledo High School in West Hills, whose production of the musical Urinetown won the 2016 Jerry Herman Award for Best Production in high school musical theater in Los Angeles.

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Orcutt Ranch ceremony salutes Eagle Scout

Posted on 07/02/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

A ceremony at Orcutt Ranch on June 27 honored Ben McDonnell, who spent two years restoring the 1927 greenhouse at the park for his Eagle Scout project.

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Happy 15th birthday, Fairwinds

Posted on 07/02/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Fairwinds West Hills, the retirement community at Roscoe and Woodlake, celebrated its 15th anniversary with a Western-themed party.

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Community gardens at Orcutt Ranch

Posted on 07/02/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Did you know West Hills has lovely community gardens at Orcutt Ranch?

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West Hills hosts SPOT anti-terror training

Posted on 07/02/16

In the aftermath of the terrorist shootings at an Orlando nightclub, the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA), the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services and the LAPD’s Valley Bureau presented two training sessions on Site Protection through Observational Techniques (SPOT) at de Toledo High School in West Hills on June 16.

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Elco reps share vision for Parkhill site

Posted on 07/02/16

Representatives of El Camino Real Charter High School answered questions about plans to use the former Parkhill School at Shoup Avenue and Valerio Street as a center for independent study.

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Hometown hero shows his Award of Valor

Posted on 07/02/16

At the WHNC’s June meeting, LAPD Officer Donald Thompson displayed the Presidential Medal of Valor that President Barack Obama gave him during a ceremony at the White House in May.

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LA Animal Services Wants Your Valuable Input!

Posted on 06/03/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Los Angeles Animal Services wants your valuable thoughts and ideas on how we can do even more for animals and people in your community.

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West Hills welcomes City Council president, honors three heroes in crosswalk tragedy

Posted on 05/31/16

Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson spoke about reforming the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power during the WHNC’s May 5 meeting at de Toledo High School. Also during the meeting, the WHNC presented Certificates of Appreciation to David Daily, Devin Coury and Sandra Taylor, who administered aid to the two pedestrian victims in a fatal car accident on April 11 in West Hills.

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Community Cleanups beat the bushes, clear the weeds and pick up the trash

Posted on 05/31/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

West Hills was recently singled out by the Daily News as having one of the cleanest communities in the Valley, thanks in part due to countless community volunteers and members of the WHNC’s Beautification Committee.

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Zoning and Planning in our West Hills

Posted on 05/31/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

The West Hills Neighborhood Council Zoning & Planning Committee is actively engaged in several projects, including: 1. Proposed homes at 23200 Sherman Way and 7000 Woodlake Ave. These vacant lots are on the south side of Sherman Way, adjacent to the historic Canoga Mission Gallery/Hidden Chateau & Gardens. The properties were owned previously by the silent film actor Frances Lederer and his wife, Marion.

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It’s official! 13 elected to WHNC Board of Directors

Posted on 05/31/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

LA City Council President, assisted by John Lee, Chief of Staff for Councilman Mitch Englander, swear in our new and reelected Board Members. L-R Sandi Bell, Michael Teitelbaum, Tom Booth, Olivia Naturman, Barry Siebert, Tony Brosamle, Joan Trent, Bill Rose (back row), Joanne Yvanek-Garb, Esperanza Butler, Carolyn Greenwood, Ed Young. Missing is Margery Brown.

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Zika and homelessness: WHNC’s June 2 meeting addresses two crises

Posted on 05/31/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Presentations on the Zika virus and efforts to eliminate homelessness will lead off the next meeting of the West Hills Neighborhood Council, 6:30-9:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 2, at deToledo High School, 22622 Vanowen St. (east of Fallbrook and across the street from Shadow Ranch Park).

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Citrus Sunday West Hills

Posted on 04/27/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Help local families in need by providing citrus fruits on 5/22/16. Visit our page for more details.

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Los Angeles Proposed Operating Budget for FY 2016-2017

Posted on 04/24/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

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LA Animal Services Wants Your Valuable Input, Come to a Meeting in Your Community!

Posted on 04/15/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

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West Hills 2016 Neighborhood Council Elections Candidates Forum

Posted on 03/07/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Save the date, come meet the candidates on 3/24/16 and ask questions about their vision for a better West Hills!

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West Hills 9th Annual Eggstravaganza and Health & Safety Fair

Posted on 02/27/16

Come join us as for our annual Egg Hunt and learn about how we can better Prepare ourselves when Disaster Strikes. This is a great Fun and Free Event for the whole Family. Hope to see you there!

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West Hills Community/Senior Center Petition

Posted on 02/18/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Please sign our Petition to show your support for a Community/Senior Center in West Hills!

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2016 Neighborhood Council Election

Posted on 02/17/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

It's Official! Welcome and congratulations to our two new Board Members and congratulations to our returning incumbents. Check out this page to see the Results!

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Register for NotifyLA!

Posted on 02/06/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

NotifyLA is the City of Los Angeles' official mass notification system used to contact you during times of emergencies and disasters. Register Now and Get Prepared!

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Join us for our Next Monthly Public Board Meeting - Thursday, December 7, 2017

Posted on 02/02/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Next Monthly Public Board Meeting at
deToledo High School
22622 VANOWEN ST
(EAST OF FALLBROOK ACROSS FROM SHADOW RANCH PARK)
Thursday December 7, 2017
7:00 to 9:30 pm

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Free Sandbag Event - Sunday, January 17th from 10am-4pm at Orcutt Ranch

Posted on 01/17/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

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2016 Operation Storm Drain

Posted on 01/16/16

West Hills Neighborhood Council

El Nino is coming, are your Storm Drain Ready!

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