EARTH DAY: MAKING A DAILY DIFFERENCE
Story by Carrie Carrier
As seasonal wildflowers spring to life, and the birds chirp excitedly in the sky, many of us experience the infectious tug of nature. It compels us to run, hike, and explore in the great outdoors.
SAVE THE DATE: TOPANGA EVACUATION DRILL
Saturday, May 6, 2017 - Beginning around 10am
Topanga is prone to major wildfires. The lives of you, your family and neighbors may depend on having a plan to get out the Canyon quickly and safely. The Topanga Emergency Management Task Force has organized this drill (led by Los Angeles County Fire Department, Lost Hills Sheriff's Department, County Supervisor's Office and our local TCEP) to give you the opportunity to practice your evacuation plan. Newbies and veterans alike should practice reacting in a disaster. It'll help you remain calm and make better decisions in a real emergency.
Southern California Edison to make a presenatation on power outages in Topanga
SCE will have a hour long presentation at the April 12th Town Council Meeting with respect to planned and unplanned power outages, how to prepare for them, and how to report and keep abreast of their status.
WEED & WATER BABY OAKS IN THE OLD RODEO GROUNDS OF TOPANGA STATE PARK
Join us to weed and water baby oaks to help keep our ecosystem in balance. Meet at the entrance gate on Topanga Canyon Blvd. located on the south-bound side, approximately 500 yards from the intersection with Pacific Coast Highway.
GET TICKETS TO SEN. FEINSTEIN'S TOWN HALL MEETING
Next week, US Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) will hold a town hall meeting in Los Angeles on April 20.
DON'T MISS THE TOPANGA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE'S AWARDS DINNER
Join the Topanga Chamber of Commerce for its 68th Annual Awards Dinner, on April 29, at 6:30p.m. at the Topanga Community Center.
WILDLIFE ARE BEING POISONED AT ALARMING RATES IN CALIFORNIA
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Rat poisons are often found in bait boxes placed around residential and commercial properties, put out by property owners or pest control companies. Rodents are the intended targets, but they are not the only victims.
IT'S A GIRL!
This week National Park Service researchers, together with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, identified a four-week-old mountain lion in the Santa Monica Mountains. The kitten, dubbed P-54, is an excellent indication that, despite all the stress we've put on their habitat, mountain lions are continuing to reproduce.
YOUR TOPANGA LIBRARY IS HERE TO HELP
Check your local library for free resources on the March 7 election.
In any emergency where there is life threatening danger, CALL 911.
To get emergency information quickly, OneTopanga has collected some reliable Twitter sources that target the Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles, and surrounding areas. Twitter feeds may be the best way to get emergency information during a disaster event. You can view Twitter feeds on OneTopanga on this page or on our home page in the right side bar.