Van Nuys Neighborhood Watch – Meeting Tonight

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Tonight, May 5th, will be the monthly Neighborhood Watch meeting . You get to meet with The LAPD Lead Officer, your State Assemblyman and representatives from the City Council. Thank you @AndyHurvitz for blogging about this on Here in Van Nuys.

Click here for flyer with full information . . . → Read More: Van Nuys Neighborhood Watch – Meeting Tonight

Need Your Help to Find Missing Tortoise

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You may have seen hand drawn flyers up in the Encino Park neighborhood, asking if anyone has seen or found Jim’s family tortoise. She wandered out of his backyard and unlike a dog or cat won’t know how to get back home.

So here’s where Jim needs your help. Please keep you eyes pealed in . . . → Read More: Need Your Help to Find Missing Tortoise

8 Humorous Facts About Packing for a Move Sep

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Written by Anna Originally Posted in: Outrageous

It’s true. I’m leaving my beautiful loft apartment. It’s not the most baby friendly place to live, so we’re moving somewhere that is. As you can guess, this means my pregnant ass has been packing. Something I’ve been doing for the last four days. And I’m over . . . → Read More: 8 Humorous Facts About Packing for a Move Sep

New Law Will Change the Way You Drive Around Cyclists

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Starting Sept. 16, a new law seeks to keep cyclists, young and old, safe on the road. . . . → Read More: New Law Will Change the Way You Drive Around Cyclists

When the Orange Bus Line Was Rail – History & Photos

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It began in 1893 as the Southern Pacific’s Burbank Branch. In 1911 the fabled red cars of the the Pacific Electric Railway began sharing part of the route, and in later years diesel-powered freight trains rumbled down the line. On Oct. 29, the Los Angeles City Council passed a resolution introduced by council member Tom LaBonge calling on the state legislature to repeal the 1991 ban — a first step toward upgrading the Orange Line’s bus rapid transit with the sort of light rail technology used on the Metro Blue, Green, Gold, and Expo lines. . . . → Read More: When the Orange Bus Line Was Rail – History & Photos

We Were Awarded Diamond Award – Top Producers for 2013

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It’s been ages since Eugene came with me to our company-wide awards event and his timing was perfect. Our 2013 production put us in the Top 10 in Encino office plus Top 20 in the entire company. All thanks to our clients, associates and friends introducing their clients and friends so we can keep . . . → Read More: We Were Awarded Diamond Award – Top Producers for 2013

LA May Get Recycled Rubber Sidewalks – Who Pays?

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Councilmember Bob Blumenfield (who’s also proposed a return to a public/private cost-sharing sidewalk repair program) has introduced a motion (pdf) that would have the Bureau of Street Services develop a pilot program exploring cement alternatives for LA’s sidewalks, like a mixture of recycled granite and asphalt or recycled rubber tires. The recycled alternatives would cost . . . → Read More: LA May Get Recycled Rubber Sidewalks – Who Pays?

LADWP Urges Caution During Upcoming Storm

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LOS ANGELES — With a major storm front moving into Los Angeles this week, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) stands ready to respond to rain-related electrical problems that may occur, and reminds Angelenos to use caution around downed power lines, which may be live wires and potentially fatal.

During storms, power . . . → Read More: LADWP Urges Caution During Upcoming Storm

Red Flag Parking Restrictions in Effect in All of Los Angeles

Los Angeles reacts to the weather forecast by imposing parking restrictions on certain streets so that fire trucks will not be impeded in case of emergencies. Read here to see why and if your street’s parking is affected. . . . → Read More: Red Flag Parking Restrictions in Effect in All of Los Angeles

Same-Sex Marriage Ruling: What it Means for Real Estate

While property rights are generally a state issue, the federal recognition of marriage between gay couples will have a significant impact on home owners. . . . → Read More: Same-Sex Marriage Ruling: What it Means for Real Estate

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