Public Safety

Are you mentally prepared for a disaster?

Trevor Richmond, Deputy Chief, LAFD Operations Valley Bureau, will present on “Mentally Preparing Yourself for a Disaster” at our Public Safety Meeting on February 22 and we would love to have you join us.

2023-02-21T13:56:27-08:00February 21st, 2023|

Order Free Covid Tests

Effective Wednesday, January 19, 2022, you can order FREE RAPID COVID-19 TEST KITS through the U.S. government. A total of four (4) kits can be ordered per household. The website is: www.covidtests.gov

2022-03-29T14:35:33-07:00January 18th, 2022|

PPE Unite for Small Businesses

PPE Unite will be distributing, free of charge, PPE items for small businesses (100 employees or less) throughout the County. Our closest distribution location is in Chatsworth. Complete your application and schedule pick up today.

2020-12-03T15:16:59-08:00December 3rd, 2020|

Public Safety Survey: Make Your Voice Heard

Los Angeles City Council is seeking input from residents about public safety services in the city. The Council released a short questionnaire asking Angelenos about policing and crisis response in their neighborhoods.

2020-09-02T11:33:53-07:00August 12th, 2020|

West Nile Virus in Winnetka

The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD) has confirmed mosquito samples to test positive for West Nile virus (WNV) throughout the Valley in Winnetka, Woodland Hills, Encino, North Hollywood, Valley Glen, Van Nuys, Valley Village, Studio City and Sherman Oaks! Please take steps to eliminate even the smallest amount of standing water and protect yourself.

2021-05-25T17:13:17-07:00July 24th, 2020|

What to expect when dining out

When you are eating at a restaurant, plan to wear a face covering when you are not eating. You can expect limited seating, sanitizing stations, servers with face coverings and potential symptom checks.

2020-07-24T17:14:01-07:00June 22nd, 2020|

Fireworks are illegal

At our June meeting we had quite a bit of community involvement and one of the most pressing issues was the noise and danger caused by fireworks and firecrackers, which are illegal in the City of Los Angeles. If you have a tip about illegal fireworks in your neighborhood contact https://complaint.lacity.org/Complaint/fireworks/ or https://www.lacrimestoppers.org/ and submit your information anonymously.

2021-02-04T15:22:17-08:00June 18th, 2020|

Mylar Balloon Dangers

Each year, thousands of homes and businesses are impacted by power outages caused by stray Mylar (metallic) and oversized balloons. When Mylar balloons come in contact with power lines, they can cause power lines to burn and fall to the ground—posing a significant threat to public safety. Here are some safety tips for using mylar balloons

2020-06-13T17:33:20-07:00February 25th, 2020|

FREE Emergency Response Team Training

This free 7 week training course takes place on Tuesdays from July 9-August 20, 9-11:30am at Councilmember Blumenfield's District Office, located at 19040 Vanowen. This is a great opportunity to learn how to handle disasters when first responders aren't available or on short supply.

2020-06-13T17:35:12-07:00May 28th, 2019|

Get the ShakeAlertLA app

Getting a few seconds heads-up can make a big difference if you need to pull to the side of the road, get out of an elevator, or drop, cover, and hold on. Download the app now!

2021-02-04T15:34:06-08:00January 7th, 2019|
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