Light Rail Coming to the Valley

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In 2022, construction is expected to begin on the first light rail line in the Valley since the demise of the Red Cars in the 1950s. The East San Fernando Valley Corridor project promises to transform life for hundreds of thousands of Valley residents, linking the Van Nuys Metro station to the Sylmar/San Fernando Metrolink station and providing swift efficient service to some of the busiest commercial and residential areas of the Valley. Read more

Mortgage Relief: Apply Now

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The California Mortgage Relief Program is open to all eligible Californians who are currently experiencing pandemic-related hardships and have fallen behind on their housing payments. The program will help homeowners make past due housing payments - to a maximum of $80,000 per household - by making a one-time direct payment to mortgage servicers. Read more

Dialing Back on the Dumping

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Since 2016, Van Nuys has recorded the highest number of bulky-item requests of any neighborhood in Los Angeles. Michael Browning, president of the Van Nuys Neighborhood Council, said it is a success that residents are utilizing the service so frequently. “When you see mattresses and tables and shopping carts full of things that have been discarded, it sends the message that it’s okay to do almost anything in this neighborhood,” he said. Read more