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Earthquake Expert Dr. Lucy Jones Speaks About Preparedness in North San Fernando Valley

Written by Bill Hopkins, SoCalPrep founder + board member and Emergency Preparedness Chair, Granada Hills North Neighborhood Council Dr. Lucy Jones, renowned seismologist and author of The Big Ones, spoke about Preparing For Increased Risk From Natural Disasters at Knollwood Country Club in Granada Hills on Friday, August 16, to a packed house. Upon [...]

By |2019-08-23T16:39:59-07:00August 23rd, 2019|Blog, Disaster Preparedness, Emergency, Emergency Preparedness|Comments Off on Earthquake Expert Dr. Lucy Jones Speaks About Preparedness in North San Fernando Valley

*SOLD OUT* – Earthquake Expert Dr. Lucy Jones’ Seminar Aug 16th in Granada Hills

*** This event is *SOLD OUT* - thank you for your support & interest! *** By Bill Hopkins, Southern California Preparedness Foundation Director & Granada Hills North NC board member In light of the recent Southern California Earthquakes, and the fact that we know it's not IF but WHEN we'll get much bigger quakes that [...]

By |2019-08-05T11:45:15-07:00August 2nd, 2019|Blog, Disaster Preparedness, Emergency, Emergency Preparedness|Comments Off on *SOLD OUT* – Earthquake Expert Dr. Lucy Jones’ Seminar Aug 16th in Granada Hills

NC Outreach Opportunities Available Now for 2019 Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair

Over 6,000 people from all over the City attend the Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair each year. Since stakeholders of nearly every NC attend, the team that plans the Fair has invited every Neighborhood Council to submit a short promo statement (150-200 words max) for inclusion in RSVP responses. Each time someone registers for the Fair [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:09:22-07:00July 3rd, 2019|Blog, Disaster Preparedness, Emergency Preparedness, Outreach, Public Safety, Resiliency|Comments Off on NC Outreach Opportunities Available Now for 2019 Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair

Share Your Neighborhood Council Story

What hot-topic issues has your Neighborhood Council had an impact on in your community? Share your story with us for a chance to be featured in story pitches to local news outlets interested in covering the 2019 Neighborhood Council elections. Fill out this form to submit your story for consideration: http://bit.ly/NCStoriesSubmission

Learn how to protect yourself and your loved ones at Saturday’s Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair

10,000 people are expected to attend the Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair, happening this Saturday September 29th in Northridge! Learn about everything from sidewalk CPR; to surviving an active shooter; to pet safety and preparedness. Take a Ham Radio Exam (for new or upgraded licenses); get CERT training; learn skills like Dutch Oven or solar oven [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:09:54-07:00September 27th, 2018|Blog, CERT, Emergency Preparedness|Comments Off on Learn how to protect yourself and your loved ones at Saturday’s Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair

Spanish CERT 1 Class Receives CERT Equipment

The collaborative effort multi Neighborhood Council 7 week Spanish CERT 1 class has completed Fully attended, it has been held at United Methodist Church 15435 Rayen Street, North Hills, on 7 Tuesdays from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Participating Neighborhood Councils were: Panorama City NC Mission Hills NC North Hills East NC North Hills West NC At [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:09:56-07:00August 31st, 2018|Blog, CERT, Emergency Preparedness, Recap|Comments Off on Spanish CERT 1 Class Receives CERT Equipment

How to Build a Resilient LA: Civic U recap

story and photos by Aparna Mukherjee Expect the Unexpected: Building a Resilient LA, Block by Block Imagine surviving a natural disaster with no cell phone and being forced to live in your backyard for weeks, awaiting word on if it’s safe for you and your family to sleep in your house again. For EmpowerLA's John [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:10:13-07:00August 17th, 2018|Blog, Emergency Preparedness, Resiliency, Sustainability|Comments Off on How to Build a Resilient LA: Civic U recap

Help for the Heatwave: First Aid Tips & Cooling Center Locations

A heatwave is headed for LA this weekend! Read first aid tips for heatstroke, heat exhaustion, or heat cramps, and find public cooling centers operated by the City or County of Los Angeles in this guide from LA’s Emergency Management Department: http://emergency.lacity.org/heat

By |2018-07-03T10:23:11-07:00July 3rd, 2018|Blog, Emergency Preparedness, Public Safety|Comments Off on Help for the Heatwave: First Aid Tips & Cooling Center Locations

Sylmar Public Safety & Quality of Life Town Hall Saturday April 21st

Saturday, April 21st, the Sylmar Neighborhood Council will be hosting a Public Safety & Quality of Life Town Hall Meeting from 9:30 AM to Noon. Please join the SNC and City, County and State representatives, for an opportunity to ask questions and develop solutions related to public safety and quality of life concerns in our communities. Information pertaining to CERT / [...]

By |2018-04-20T15:38:10-07:00April 20th, 2018|Blog, Emergency Preparedness, Events|Comments Off on Sylmar Public Safety & Quality of Life Town Hall Saturday April 21st

P.I.C.O.’s Disaster Preparedness Training Series Begins April 28th

On Saturday April 28th, P.I.C.O. Neighborhood Council presents the first of a three-part Emergency Preparedness Training series. The class is free, and all are welcome to attend. Event location and details are as follows: LA Disaster Preparedness Training Saturday April 28, 2018 1 - 3 PM Claude Pepper Center 1762 La Cienega Blvd Los Angeles, [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:11:01-07:00April 3rd, 2018|Blog, Emergency Preparedness, Events|Comments Off on P.I.C.O.’s Disaster Preparedness Training Series Begins April 28th