Los Angeles County Fire Department Continues County-Wide Burn Suspension
In an ongoing effort to prevent wildfires, all burn permits in Los Angeles County remain suspended.
Ride the bus from the Valley to the Sea and Back Again - Now Year-Round Service!
Los Angeles County Public Works is pleased to provide 2016 Summer Beach Bus service from Topanga Canyon to local beaches and the valley. Round trip fares for Children and Adults is $1.00. Seniors and persons with disabilities are .50 cents. The Topanga Canyon service is sponsored by Los Angeles District Supervisor Sheila Kuehl. Download the Topanga Brochure for dates, schedule, and bus stop locations.
All Are Welcome To Attend The Topanga Town Council Monthly Meetings
The Topanga Town Council will hold it's next regular monthly meeting on Thursday, October 13th from 6:00pm to 7:30pm at the Topanga Library's community room.
Three Topanga community organizations: Topanga Town Council, the Topanga Creek Watershed Committee, and the Topanga Chamber of Commerce (TCoC), have all signed on to support Topanga's registration as a "Certified Wildlife Habitat" (CWH) at the community level and WE NEED YOU to help us achieve this goal. It's easy for Topangans to qualify!
Include This (Starter) List of Pet Friendly Hotels in Your Disaster Preparedness Plan
The following is a list of hotels in the Valley, Hollywood, and LA areas that are ready to house you and your pets if there is a fire or other disaster, and evacuation of the Canyon is necessary.
MAKE THE ACCESS CARD PART OF YOUR EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS PROGRAM.
BUY YOUR 2016 ACCESS CARD NOW!
The Topanga Town Council is proud to present the 2016 Topanga Resident Access Card. This year’s 2016 Access Card honors the Equine Response Team of Los Angeles County and Topanga’s horse community. The horse in the photo is Topanga's own Silver and was provided by Sara Fancy.
Expo Line Extended - A Note from Supervisor Sheila Kuehl
Starting May 20, the Expo Line will take travelers all the way to Santa Monica. Click here to read the announcement from LA County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl.
Are You Prepared for the Next Major Earthquake?
United States Representative Ted Lieu sends a message for all Californians to prepare for the great shaker. These photos are taken from the new Topanga Survival Guide, which will reach Topangans by this fall. It will outline ways to help you better prepare for earthquakes, floods, fires and other natural disasters. Read on to see the recent article in the Los Angeles Times that quotes experts as saying, "San Andreas fault 'locked, loaded and ready to roll'.
A Special Payment Plan for Horse Owners
A payment plan program has been established to allow applicants applying for a Coastal Development Permit (CDP) under the Special Compliance Program (Section 22.44.690.Y) of the Santa Monica Mountains Local Coastal Program (LCP) to pay the required fees in installments.
FIND INFORMATION ON HOW TO REGISTER TO VOTE, ELECTION RESULTS, AND MORE
Voting matters both to the health of the American political system and to the people who participate in it. But finding your way through election information can be overwhelming. So, we have created an ELECTION & VOTING section on Onetopanga to help guide you through the process of registering to vote, finding your polling place and more. Click here.
'DROP, COVER & HOLD' Is The New Quake Mantra
Federal, State, and local emergency management experts and other official preparedness organizations all agree that “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” is the appropriate action to reduce injury and death during earthquakes. Are you prepared to survive and recover quickly? Why is it important to do a Drop, Cover, and Hold On drill? Watch this how to video.
Illegal Dumping & Graffiti Is Not Welcomed In Our Canyon
Many residents have commented on seeing sofas, mattresses and furniture dumped along our beautiful roadsides. All residents can and should take an active role in reporting incidents of graffiti and illegal dumping. By reporting incidents as soon as you see them, the issue can be remedied/removed in a more timely fashion. The Topanga Town Council thanks everyone for being diligent in reporting any criminal activity in our canyon.
CAL Office of Emergency Services offers helpful information and links to help you secure lost paperwork
Not only are homes damaged by severe storms, earthquakes, fire, floods, landslides and mudslides, but many survivors also loose valuable personal documents. The documents include everything from Social Security cards to driver licenses to credit cards. Read an article by Shawn Boyd of CAL OES Newsroom. . .