September is National Preparedness Month!
As we celebrate this month of preparedness, the City of Los Angeles Emergency Management Department is engaging the community for input as we update the City’s Local Hazard Mitigation Plan, to help us plan for how to keep Angelenos safe in future emergencies or disasters.
We want to hear from all Angelenos about your emergency preparedness priorities so that we can determine how best to focus our efforts to protect the City from various hazards - read more for links to survey!
Encino will host a multi-agency safety and preparedness fair combined with a simulated disaster drill. The event will be the morning of Sunday, October 8, 2023 at Encino Park, 16953 Ventura Blvd. Encino from 8 AM to 1 PM. If you are interested in participating in the drill as either a team member or a simulated victim you can register using this link. Otherwise, please come and see what the participating agencies have to offer!
Haunted Mansion Halloween Carnival at Encino Community Center on Saturday 10/28/2023 from 12PM to 4PM!
The proposed project involves a plan approval to review condition compliance of a previously approved 1,999 square-foot fast-food restaurant with an ancillary drive-through with outdoor seating and hours of operation from 5:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m., Monday through Saturday. After presentations and public input at a hearing on 9/12/2023 the Zoning Administrator appears to have allowed a 30 day comment period to stay open prior to a ruling. More informatuion will be forthcoming.
Rabid bats have been found every year in Los Angeles County! Bats are wonderful - eating many times their weight in bugs, but like any warm-blooded mammal they can contract and carry rabies. Recently rabid bats have been found in Encino and Tarzana. Please review important information from the Public Health Department regarding this very dangerous disease and what to do if you encounter a bat. Make sure your pets' rabies vaccines are up to date.