RED FLAG WARNINGS

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Posted by ROBGWebsite | Posted in Community Messages, Emergency Preparedness | Posted on 03-10-2013

LAFD issued a Red Flag warning, please read signage and avoid parking in designated red flag areas, let’s leave those areas clear for our firefighters:

  • RED FLAG WARNING in effect from 9 pm Thu to 6 pm Sun for Santa Ana winds and very low RH
    • Fri morning: NE winds 30-45 mph with gusts to 70
    • Fri afternoon: NE winds 20-30 mph with gusts to 45
    • Sat morning: NE winds 25-40 mph with gusts to 60
    • Sat afternoon: NE winds 20-30 mph with gusts to 45
    • Sunday afternoon: onshore winds 10-15 mph with gusts to 25
  • HIGH WIND WATCH in effect from Thursday evening through Saturday afternoon
    • strongest winds are expected through favored passes and canyon

For more info, visit http://lafd.org/redflag/.

RED FLAG DAY TOMORROW 5/2

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Posted by Traffic | Posted in Emergency Preparedness, Traffic | Posted on 01-05-2013

SUBJECT: RED FLAG PARKING RESTRICTIONS IN EFFECT 

It’s going to be hot and dry tomorrow!

The City of Los Angeles has declared that Red Flag No Parking Restrictions to be in effect starting 8:00 AM on 5/02/2013 and will remain in effect until further notice.

For additional information please visit the Fire Department’s website at: http://www.lafd.org/redflag OR call 3-1-1.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Note: The Call Centers operating hours are from 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM daily including weekends and holidays.

RED FLAG DAYS TO SATURDAY

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Posted by ROBGWebsite | Posted in Community Messages, Emergency Preparedness | Posted on 25-10-2012

Please heed the following six simple wind safety tips: 
  1. Report nearby smoke and flames immediately to 9-1-1.
  2. Be watchful of toppling trees and wind-blown debris.
  3. Treat all non-functioning traffic signals as a four way stop.
  4. Minimize the use of candles, lighters, fire pits, barbecues, and spark producing equipment.
  5. Secure household items, such as outdoor furniture.
  6. If you encounter downed wires, assume they are energized & contact 9-1-1

BEVERLY GLEN REPAIR/REPAVE

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Posted by Traffic | Posted in Community Messages, Emergency Preparedness, Traffic | Posted on 06-06-2012

DWP will be repairing the damage to Beverly Glen done by the water main break at Corfu Lane on February 17th.

DWP will have a crew on Beverly Glen Blvd to repair 380 feet of damaged roadway starting Monday, June 11 from 9am to 3:30pm and then again on Tuesday, June 12 from 9am -3:30pm to complete the work. Work will be conducted on weekdays because DWP has insufficient funds to employ crews to work overtime hours on the weekend. There will be Traffic Officers at the bottom of Beverly Glen on Sunset Blvd and at the top of Beverly Glen at Mulholland Dive.

There will be a complete closure between Crater Lane and Corfu. Residents who live in the immediate vicinity will be flagged through.

Most of you will recall the scene during and immediately following the water main break in February, and have noticed the significant and continued deterioration of the street in the 3 1/2 months since then.

UPDATED: Tree Trimming on Beverly Glen Begins This Week

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Posted by Traffic | Posted in Community Messages, Emergency Preparedness, Traffic, Uncategorized, Zoning & Development | Posted on 13-04-2012

Neighbors:

Most of the information below is accurate.  Trimming should begin on Thursday, 4/19.  Please abide by the No Parking signs or your car may be towed.

The Los Angeles Fire Department has hired a contractor to trim trees along Beverly Glen.  The scheduled times and a description follows.

Your Traffic Committee Chair has discussed the impact on traffic and LAFD will be asking the contractor to do work on weekends on our side whenever possible, and not to set up in the morning until after 10 am, to avoid disrupting the morning commute.  We believe they will make best efforts to keep traffic flowing when at all possible.

Trimming will be on the weekends starting at Valley Vista on 4/14 and moving up the hill and on week days starting at Parkwood/De Neve Park on 4/16 and moving up the hill.  The Sherman Oaks trimming will be four successive weekends, and Beverly Glen four successive weeks, ending around May 15 (see note above about our having requested weekend trimming if possible).The contractor will keep two lanes of traffic moving whenever possible, but these lanes will be narrowed and the speeds greatly reduced.  When needed, they will stop traffic entirely for up to 3 minutes at a time.  No parking notices will be posted along sections of street before the crews come and although it is a last resort, vehicles will be towed to gain access to trees or to avoid damage to them during trimming.  Morning trimming will be on the east side of the boulevard starting with equipment set-up at 7:00 10:00 am 7:00 am, then switching to the west side.  Work will be done by 2:30 pm each day.  Signs will be placed at Sunset and Mulholland for the duration of the project advising that traffic will be delayed.

The planned segments for work (approx 2 days each) are as follows:

1. Parkwood to Greendale
2. Greendale to Hollybrush
3. Hollybrush to Fernbush
4. Fernbush to Crater
5. Crater to Caribou
6. Caribou to Seabury
7. Seabury to Ravenwood
8. Ravenwood to Nicada
9. Nicada to Beverly Glen Circle
10. Beverly Glen Circle to Mulholland
11. Sunset to Parkwood (fit in as traffic allows)

The trimming will be raising canopy up to 14 feet and in some places bringing the canopy back in places.  There will be lots of raising of small branches and removal of dead wood.  There will also be trimming back of hedges and other thick vegetation that extends into the roadway (e.g., ficus hedges, bamboo, etc.).  The Fire Department has made every effort to accommodate protected tree species (e.g., oaks and sycamores) while cleaning up hazardous situations such as dead wood and peeling bark on eucalyptus trees.  Volunteers from Residents of Beverly Glen have been working very closely with the Brush Clearance Unit to protect our beautiful tree canopy where possible.

For more information about the project, please contact the LAFD Brush Clearance Unit: John Novela, 818-778-4927.

Water Main Break at Corfu Lane – Update

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Posted by ROBGWebsite | Posted in Community Messages, Emergency Preparedness | Posted on 17-02-2012

As an update to the earlier post, according to the Council’s office, DWP estimates repair of the water main to be completed at 10:00pm.

As with all estimates, it is an estimate only, there is a chance of not water overnight, if so, please make alternative plans if you must have water overnight.  DWP is working diligently and our Councilman’s office is applying pressure and monitoring the situation.

There may be a chance of road closures after repair due to road safety so be aware.

We will post updates as they become available, as our Emergency Preparedness chair will tell you, we only have one way in and one way out so be prepared.

Water Main Break at Corfu Lane

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Posted by Traffic | Posted in Community Messages, Emergency Preparedness, Notices, Playgroup, President's Message, Traffic | Posted on 17-02-2012

There’s been a water main break at No. Beverly Glen & Corfu Lane.

DWP is already working on this and Councilman Koretz’s office knows about it.  Do not drive south on the Glen if you can avoid it (if you are north of Corfu) and the same goes for North, if you live south of Corfu).  We will do our best to keep you updated on this problem.

IMPORTANT Traffic News for Beverly Glen Residents

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Posted by Traffic | Posted in Community Messages, Emergency Preparedness, Hillside Federation, Neighborhood Council, Traffic | Posted on 13-10-2011

Beverly Glen Residents:

There will be a protest at the Hotel Bel-Air on FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14th, likely starting at 4 pm, but possibly earlier.  Expect traffic on Sunset between Stone Canyon and Beverly Glen to be more difficult than usual during Friday rush hour.

Here’s the link to additional information from the Bel-Air Association.

Additionally, Beverly Glen will be completely closed between Ventura Blvd and Mulholland Blvd on Saturday, October 15th and Sunday, October 16th from 6 am to 6 pm for resurfacing.  Expect additional delays around Mulholland as people will have to be diverted to the east and west.

Thanks for your patience with these issues.  We will bring you additional information as soon as we access it.

Community Alert

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Posted by ROBGWebsite | Posted in Community Messages, Emergency Preparedness | Posted on 22-09-2011

From our dedicated Senior Lead Officer Chris Ragsdale, stay alert and report anything suspicious to the Watch Commander:

Please click this Community Alert Bulletin with suspect picture.  Distribute to your respective homeowners associations, block clubs, neighborhood watch groups and neighbors.

To sign up for E-Policing, simply go to the link below and enter your home or work address and your email address.  You will receive crime updates and Community Alert information from the Los Angeles Police Department.  You may also view recent crimes that have occurred in the area on the LAPD website.  To receive text alerts when critical information is sent sign up for Nixle.  Feel free to print this out or share this information.  

 Contact me directly should you have any questions or concerns.

 EMERGENCY:  911

 NON-EMERGENCY:  1-877-275-5273

 WATCH COMMANDER:  310-444-0701

 All other City Services:  311

 LAPD Website:  http://www.lapdonline.org/

 Crime Statistics and Maps:  http://www.lapdonline.org/crime_maps_and_compstat

 Nixle:  www.nixle.com

Detailed Closure Information for 405 Ramps

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Posted by Traffic | Posted in Emergency Preparedness, Traffic | Posted on 15-07-2011

Hello neighbors!

As you know, tonight begins the weekend-long closure of the 405 Freeway between the 10 and the 101.  Below you will find some detailed information about when ramps will close.  The freeway is anticipated to be re-opened by 6 am on Monday.

If you are staying in the Glen, a police and fire command center will be stationed at Fire Station #99 in case of emergencies.  If you  have an emergency, please dial 9-1-1.  If you have a non-emergency situation, please dial 877-ASK-LAPD or 3-1-1.

Also if you are staying in the Glen, a suggestion from your friendly Traffic Committee Chair:  get out and WALK!  Be visible.  We will have people driving through who are not used to driving through Beverly Glen.  Let them see people here!  Let them see us with our kids and our dogs, enjoying our community.  Then next time they come through, maybe they will drive courteously because they know that Beverly Glen is a neighborhood and a community.

Here is detailed ramp closure information:

Northbound I-405: 10-mile closure between I-10 and U.S. 101

NB Skirball On Ramp  (7pm)

NB Getty On Ramp (7pm)

NB Santa Monica On Ramp (7pm)

EB Wilshire to NB 405 On Ramp (8pm)

EB 10 to NB 405 Connector Closure (9pm)

NB Sunset On Ramp (8pm)

NB Moraga On Ramp (8pm)

NB Olympic/Pico On Ramp (Cotner) (10pm)

WB Wilshire to NB 405 On Ramp (10pm)

WB 10 to NB 405 Connector Closure (11pm)

NB HOV (carpool lane)  # 1 South of I?10 (10pm)

NB Full Closure at I?10 (12am)

Southbound I-405: 4-mile closure between U.S. 101 and Getty Center Drive Ramps

The following begin at 7pm:

SB Valley Vista On Ramp (7pm)

SB Ventura On Ramp (7pm)

NB 101 to Haskell Ave Off Ramp (8pm)

SB 101 to Haskell Ave Off Ramp (8pm)

NB 101 to SB 405 Connector (10pm)

Ventura Blvd/Sepulveda Blvd/Greenleaf St to NB/SB 101 On Ramp (10pm)

SB 101 to SB 405 Connector (11pm)

Ramps and connectors will be reopened by 6 a.m. on Monday, July 18.