The CERT and First Aid/CPR classes scheduled to be held at Pacoima Charter School beginning the week of January 7th have been cancelled due to lack of minimum registration requirements for groups. The Los Angeles Police Department’s Foothill Division will reschedule the classes to be held on an undetermined date in June. They are going be held at the station, which will be a more central location with better parking. Email Sergeant Herrold Egger at email@example.com, before June to register for either of the classes.
The 20th anniversary of the 1994 Northridge Earthquake is being commemorated at a ceremony hosted by Councilmember Englander to recognize local community heroes. It will take place Friday, January 17, at 6:00–8:30 am at the Northridge Recreation Center, 10058 Reseda Blvd, Northridge.
Free Special Preparedness Workshops, also in remembrance of the Northridge Earthquake for individuals, families and businesses, are being offered by The Valley Economic Alliance at California State University, 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge from 8:30 to 1:30 pm on Friday, January 17.
United Chambers of Commerce will hold their annual Legislative Aide Recognition Luncheon on Wednesday, January 22, 11:30 a.m. at the Porter Ranch Country Club, 19216 Singing Hills Drive, Northridge.
Congressman Adam Schiff is holding a Town Hall Meeting to discuss the “Rim of the Valley” on Wednesday, January 22, 6:00 pm, at the Crescenta-Canada YMCA Auditorium, 1930 Foothill Blvd in La Canada-Flintridge. The National Park Service has already provided a recommendation to Congress to create a San Gabriel unit of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. Congress passed Schiff’s bill directing the Park Service to conduct a special resource study to determine the possibility of providing federal protection to the “Rim of the Valley”—an area that stretches from the existing Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, through the Simi, Santa Susanna and Verdugo Hills and on to the San Gabriel Mountains.
LAPD Assistant Chief Michel R. Moore, Office of Special Operations, will be the featured guest speaker at the Police Activity League Supporters (PALS) on Thursday, January 23 at No. Hollywood Police Station, Community Room, 11640 Burbank Blvd., in No. Hollywood beginning at 6:00 pm.
Get a free inspection of your Child’s Car Seat by the CHP, Thursday, January 23, beginning at 6:00 pm. The event is sponsored by Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian, District 46 Representative, at the Help Group Parking Lot at 13130 Burbank Blvd., Sherman Oaks. RSVP to Kimberleo@icloud.com or 818-906-9976 for an appointment.
Museum “Free-for-All” which includes free admission to 20 So. California Museums is being held on Saturday, January 25, for the ninth year. The museums, presenting art, cultural heritage, natural history and science, will be open free of charge for general museum admission only and may not apply to special ticket exhibitions. For more information visit SoCalMuseums.org.
State of the Valley Public Safety Town Hall featuring, Valley Top Cop, Deputy Chief Jorge A. Villegas, Operations Valley Bureau, will be held on Wednesday, January 29, from 6:00–8:00 pm., at Van Nuys City Hall, 14410 Sylvan St., Van Nuys.
Los Angeles City Fire Department’s CERT Unit, also known as the Disaster Preparedness Headquarters was moved at the beginning of the year from Sherman Oaks to Frank Hotchkin Memorial training Center, 1700 Stadium Way, Los Angeles.