Sunshine Canyon Garbage Dump and Water/Air Safety Timeline for Sunshine Canyon Landfill Both the L.A. City & County owned land in Sunshine Canyon 1991 Old City Dump was closed. 1996 County expansion opened in 1996 1999 City passed the expansion & reopening of the Sunshine Canyon Landfill on the city side. It actually opened in 2005 2009 the County and City

Report: Los Angeles Has More Garbage Than It Can Handle An internal city report recently determined something that all of us that live in Los Angeles can tell: Los Angeles has way too much trash. Obtained by the LA Times (probably by searching through the "obvious" folder at City Hall), the report was written for the office of City Administrative Officer Miguel Santana. The

NOTICE: Cascades Oil Field Drilling Scheduled to Start

The oil field and the company that supports the contributions to the Patriot Oil Community Benefit Trust Fund which we administer, have as part of their outreach to our community, announced that they are finally starting drilling operations after 5-years of public hearings, and after securing lengthy City of Los Angeles’ approvals including an extensive

Please Help Meg and Your Neighbors by Signing Their Petition

CHANGE.ORG Petition How bad could the odors be? In September 2014 alone there were 302 reports to the SCAQMD. For a more complete history see website under SCAQMD Complaints under the Department heading, subtab SCAQMD which shows reports by Year and Month (Through August 2014) at

99 Per Cent Of Sweden’s Garbage Is Now Recycled (VIDEO)

There’s a “recycling revolution” happening in Sweden – one that has pushed the country closer to zero waste than ever before. In fact, less than one per cent of Sweden’s household garbage ends up in landfills today. The Scandinavian country has become so good at managing waste, they have to

Sunshine Canyon Landfill – Shut-Down Testing Notice

SCAQMD NOTICE OF SUNSHINE CANYON LANDFILL GAS COLLECTION SYSTEM TESTING As the following notice indicates, if you experience odor issues during this period, you should report them. It is important that you do not assume that all odor issues between June 23 and July 3, 2014 are caused by this testing. Indeed, 500+ trucks arrive

CERT Class Jointly Sponsored By Patriot Oil Community Benefit Trust Fund (administered by the North Valley Coalition), and the Granada Hills North Neighborhood Council (GHNNC)

We encourage you to attend, and when you graduate you will receive a free well stocked CERT backpack kit, which as far as we are aware, is not given by any other classes in LA. The knowledge that you will gain is applicable in many kinds of emergency situations, not just earthquakes. If we can


I'm the field organizer for the West Valley for Nextdoor, the neighborhood watch social media site for neighborhoods. I was up at the tip of the Louise Nugent neighborhood yesterday (05/02/14) in Granada Hills, talking to people about the drought and winds and letting them know about Nextdoor. The LA Fire Department can post into

Bee Canyon Children’s Playground Undergoing Renovation

The children’s playground in Bee Canyon Park will be closed and remain fenced off from March 10 until April 10, 2014 while undergoing extensive renovation and improvements courtesy of the Patriot Oil Community Benefit Trust Fund administered by the North Valley Coalition. Among the improvements will be the removal of outdated play equipment (rocking bulldozer

Significant Topographic Changes at Sunshine Canyon Landfill Topographic change due to landfill operations has been observed based on some of the features delineated by the elevation differencing and thresholding process. The resulting altered landforms from landfills differ from other anthropogenic activities in that much of the deposited material is not rock and soil that had been previously excavated but man-made material