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Public Works President Kevin James To Speak At Van Nuys Neighborhood Council Meeting In September

President Kevin James

The Public Works Board President Will Address The Van Nuys Neighborhood Council On September 10th, 2014 VAN NUYS, CA — The Van Nuys Neighborhood Council will have the esteemed honor and privilege of welcoming President Kevin James to speak and answer questions at its next General Meeting.  President Kevin James is participating in an ongoing […]

August 31st, 2014 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Van Nuys News | Read More »

Van Nuys Neighborhood Council Sets The Date For Immigration Summit And Workshop

SFV Government Center

The Valley’s Largest Neighborhood Council Is Hosting Its Third Summit Of The Year On October 29th Addressing Community Issues VAN NUYS, CA — The Van Nuys Neighborhood Council has officially set the date for their third summit of the year, focusing on immigration issues and helping the majority immigrant community make adjustments to their immigration […]

August 30th, 2014 | Posted in Featured/Main article | Read More »

Ice Bucket Challenge Donations Reach $70.2 Million

Ice Bucket Challenge

WASHINGTON, DC — As of Sunday, August 24, The ALS Association has received $70.2 million in donations compared to $2.5 million during the same time period last year (July 29 to August 24). These donations have come from existing donors and 1.3 million new donors to The Association. The ALS Association’s mission includes providing care […]

August 24th, 2014 | Posted in Late Breaking News | Read More »

LAFD Battles 30 Acre Van Nuys Brush Fire

Van Nuys Sepulveda Fire

VAN NUYS, CA — Over 125 firefighters battled a brush fire that erupted within the Sepulveda basin on August 22, 2014, scorching 30 acres.  Just before 4:00 PM the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) responded to the 15700 block of Burbank Boulevard to find thick brush and trees on fire in the Sepulveda basin. A 10 mph southerly […]

August 24th, 2014 | Posted in Featured/Main article | Read More »

The Ka’anapali Kai Is The “Golf Course Of The Week”

Kaanapali Kai Golf Course

MAUI, HAWAII —  Ka’anapali Kai Course was originally created as an executive course and was later redesigned by architect Arthur Jack Snyder in 1976. At 6,400 yards, the Par 70 course is a more forgiving golf course with subtle, undulating greens that accomodates all levels of play and in 2008 hosted the 12 ladies of […]

August 24th, 2014 | Posted in Featured/Main article | Read More »

Wavecrest Resort Is The “Property Of The Week”

Wavecrest Resort Molokai

MOLOKAI, HAWAII — This  Oceanfront end unit condo (A116) is so close to the water’s edge it sparkles inside. This condo is a two bedroom with one bath. Located on the accessible ground floor of the A building closest to the ocean.  This premium unit at the end of the building is complete with washer, […]

August 24th, 2014 | Posted in Featured/Main article | Read More »

Congressman Cardenas Is Committed To Creating Middle Class Jobs In The Valley

Congressman Tony Cardenas

SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, CA — In California, we have one of the highest unemployment rates in the nation.  This is unacceptable.  We need to find ways to attract businesses to open up shop in the Valley and train our workforce for the next generation of jobs. We also need to find opportunities to bring in […]

August 24th, 2014 | Posted in Van Nuys News | Read More »

6.1 Earthquake Shakes Napa, Governor Declares A State Of Emergency

Jerry Brown

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued an emergency proclamation for the state of California due to the effects of a 6.1 magnitude earthquake in Napa Valley and continued aftershocks that have damaged critical infrastructure, homes and other structures and caused fires and the closure of roads and highways. The earthquake lies within a 70-km-wide […]

August 24th, 2014 | Posted in Van Nuys News | Read More »

Ask Government George

George Thomas

Question:  Hello Government George, I read your column from time to time, and live in an unincorporated part of Los Angeles County.  I would like some information on disaster preparedness, and where should start to get more involved? -Arthur Bortner Answer:  Well Arthur Bortner, your best bet is to check out www.211LACounty.org.  They have a […]

August 24th, 2014 | Posted in Ask Government George | Read More »

Three Homicides In The San Fernando Valley May Be Related

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SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, CA — Los Angeles Police Department believes that three incidents that occurred this morning in the San Fernando Valley may be related. Robbery Homicide Division detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing any information that would lead to the identification and arrest of the suspect(s) involved in these incidents. On […]

August 24th, 2014 | Posted in Van Nuys News | Read More »


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