Sun Valley Area Neighborhood Council
2019 SVANC Board of Directors with City Councilmembers Nury Martinez (5th from Left) and Paul Krekorian (in suit)
The meeting will be "virtual." Please see info. in agenda of how to participate.
WHERE TO FIND UP-TO-DATE INFO ON CORONAVIRUS IN LOS ANGELES
Please visit, and help share, these sources below, for the most up-to-date official news on coronavirus in the Los Angeles area:
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health coronavirus website http://PublicHealth.LAcounty.gov/media/coronavirus
Includes constantly updated COVID19 info for the LA area, such as:
- case counts + other news
- guidelines for groups like businesses or transit riders
- infographics for print or social media
NotifyLA alerts http://NotifyLA.org
Sign up for official coronavirus alerts + other emergency alerts from the City of Los Angeles
Mayor Garcetti’s webpages on COVID-19 Official source for news on coronavirus in the City of LA:
*To have agendas emailed to you immediately when they are posted, CLICK HERE to SUBSCRIBE to SVANC Agendas & Alerts
OPEN BOARD SEATS AVAILABLE!
Apply by June 25, 2020
Represent your Sun Valley community! The SVANC has open board seats that need to be filled by board appointment:
- (4) seat(s) available for At Large Stakeholder (2 terms end 2021 and 2 terms end 2023)
- (2) seat(s) available for Senior Representative Stakeholder (age 55+, 1 year appointment, term ends approximately Spring 2021)
- (2) seat(s) available for Youth Representative Stakeholder (age 14-21, 1 year appointment, term ends approximately Spring 2021)
Click Election/Voting/Open Seats on the left menu for seat descriptions, qualifications, and forms. Approved applications will be voted on by the SVANC board at the monthly meeting following the application date. Thank you for your interest!
Citizenship Workshop Information!
Please be advised, that the Citizenship Workshop planned for March 21st has been postponed to an unknown date. If you have signed up to participate or signed up to volunteer, you will be notified when the event has been rescheduled. We are so sorry about the inconvenience.
Este aviso es para anunciar que el Taller de Ciudadanía a llevarse a cabo el 21 de Marzo ha sido postergado sin fecha aún confirmada. Si usted se inscribió para participar, o como voluntario, usted será notificado cuando se confirme una nueva fecha para el evento. Lamentamos cualquier inconveniencia.
Go to our website page to learn more about our Citizenship Workshop.
Emergency Apps & Websites you need!
There are now several Emergency Apps that you can subscribe to for FREE to be notified of various emergency conditions.
Local Emergency Notification - The City of Los Angeles strongly recommends subscribing to the following systems:
In a disaster, there are never too many ways to receive a possibly life-saving alert. That’s why the City of Los Angeles will use multiple ways to reach you if there is a threat to your life or property. The best way to ensure you receive alerts is NotifyLA.
NotifyLA Create an account to receive urgent notifications about local emergencies by phone, email, and/or text message. Subscribe to alerts for your neighborhood, schools, businesses, media, and other interest areas.
Log in to manage your settings Learn more about NotifyLA
Nixle Text your zip code to 888777 to opt-in or sign up online to receive email, text or voice messages with alerts and advisories from local law enforcement. This will sign you up to receive alerts from all agencies using Nixle in your zip code. Sign in to modify your location or settings. List of local agencies using Nixle.
ShakeAlert ® - An Earthquake Early Warning System using the MyShake app - Available on Apple App Store or Google Play.Earthquake Early Warning now available publicly in California. Have earthquake information at your fingertips, see damage reports shared by citizen scientists like you, help build a global seismic network.
Notifications of emergency response events near you.
Citizen: Citizen is a safety network and mobile application designed to open the 911 and emergency response systems of cities, providing crime and safety alerts, real-time incident updates, and live user-generated video streams. Available on Apple App Store or Google Play.
PulsePoint: In addition to nearby "CPR-needed" notifications, users can choose to be notified of significant events that may impact their family. These informational notifications provide an early and automatic heads-up to local threats such as wildland fires, flooding and utility emergencies. Apple App Store or Google Play.
Social Media Apps & Web Pages
Nextdoor is a free private social network for your neighborhood community. Most areas are now already divided up into "neighborhoods" where you can post questions, concerns or observations regarding your community. You can view it on your computer or download it as an app for your smart phone.
Facebook: there are many groups within Facebook that are concerned with Emergency Preparedness and social issues for your community. You usually need to request to join. Also, please be respectful in what you post. Observe the types of posts that are helpful for that group. Just a few are:
- SVANC: https://www.facebook.com/SunValleyAreaNC/
- Sun Valley Independent: https://www.facebook.com/groups/Sun.Valley.Independent/
- LAFD CERT Valley Bureau: https://www.facebook.com/groups/414383805403933/ Extremely helpful in learning the status of fires and some other emergencies mostly concerning the Valley, but also around LA.
Sun Valley Library Calendar & Events
Due to Coronavirus/COVID-19 concerns, all Los Angeles Library Branches are closed until at least March 31st.