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by DanF
Mon Mar 14, 2016 6:42 am
Forum: Politics of flying
Topic: EMERGENCY SERVICES Meeting - Pls come Sat 3/19/16 10AM-12
Replies: 20
Views: 5561

EMERGENCY SERVICES Meeting - Pls come Sat 3/19/16 10AM-12

Please come to this important Town Hall Meeting - join us along with members of the Los Angeles Fire Department for an important meeting as we rally for more emergency services in Sylmar. Sylmar has 90,000 people and only 1 Fire Station (#91) with 1 Fire Truck and 1 Ambulance! Sylmar is the 4th busi...
by DanF
Sun Sep 07, 2014 7:04 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Dahlsten Cup - Saturday, September 6, 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 2564

GREAT EVENT!

Yesterday's Dahlsten Cup was a great event for us observers too. My compliments to Lynn and everyone involved in putting on yet another fantastic event!

Thank you for inviting the community and for sharing your event, Flight Park and a great day!
by DanF
Sun Sep 07, 2014 6:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I call this camera configuration the Double Reverse Deitchâ„¢
Replies: 7
Views: 2145

Great pics! I'd like to see more HD pics from aloft. Is there a forum or thread you guys post your pics in?

(I'm a local resident and visitor to your Flight Park, not a pilot)
by DanF
Tue Apr 08, 2014 7:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The most viewed photo of Hang Gliding of all time...
Replies: 1
Views: 781

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by DanF
Tue Apr 08, 2014 7:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pacoima Wash Bikeway
Replies: 7
Views: 2101

Remaining questions include where will the funding for this project come from and when would the project start?

Given the financial situation of the city and county this project could stay in the talking stages for quite a while.
by DanF
Tue Apr 08, 2014 7:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hang Gliders Land at Santa Anita Park (didn't see this here)
Replies: 4
Views: 1385

Hang Gliders Land at Santa Anita Park (didn't see this here)

Hang Gliders Land at Santa Anita Park Police questioned the pair about why they landed at the parking lot and finally concluded they had broken no laws. Posted by Michelle Mowad (Editor) , April 07, 2014 at 08:31 PM Two Los Angeles men who took off in their hang gliders from Sylmar today planning t...
by DanF
Mon Mar 03, 2014 9:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Surface mine on Kagel Mountain
Replies: 41
Views: 21851

Latest updates (in brief): Strip Mine Project The landowner, Sakaida & Son Trucking Company, has hired a consultant, Mike Carpenter, who is a local resident and also a member of the Foothill Trails Neighborhood Council (he's Treasurer). He's working to promote the Strip Mine project letting people k...
by DanF
Mon Mar 03, 2014 8:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: All of you are Sylmar Stakeholders; please vote this Sat 3/8
Replies: 2
Views: 1352

All of you are Sylmar Stakeholders; please vote this Sat 3/8

You all are Sylmar Stakeholders so you are entitled to vote... It will take about 20 minutes to vote this Saturday and Y OUR VOTE WILL MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE as these are very local elections (Sylmar Neighborhood Council) and the turnout is very (very) light. We will be visiting the Hang Glider Park ...
by DanF
Fri Nov 09, 2012 8:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Surface mine on Kagel Mountain
Replies: 41
Views: 21851

Upcoming steps

As of now, here's what we can expect according to information CASM SFV Inc. ("CASM") has received: 1. "Specific Project Option" (Draft Strategic Plan) Based on the preliminary analysis of options included in the Draft Strategic Plan, the DPW has engaged consultants to further evaluate the “roughâ€...
by DanF
Fri Nov 09, 2012 7:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Surface mine on Kagel Mountain
Replies: 41
Views: 21851

Re: One year later...a "new" larger issue

....The LA County Department of Public Works is planning to remove sediment from the Pacoima Reservoir for the next 20 years... Here's the relevant document: http://dpw.lacounty.gov/lacfcd/sediment/dcon/327.pdf See page 8-44 DPW site: http://dpw.lacounty.gov/lacfcd/sediment/Default.aspx Thanks for ...
by DanF
Fri Nov 09, 2012 7:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Surface mine on Kagel Mountain
Replies: 41
Views: 21851

Re: One year later...a "new" larger issue

....The LA County Department of Public Works is planning to remove sediment from the Pacoima Reservoir for the next 20 years... Here's the relevant document: http://dpw.lacounty.gov/lacfcd/sediment/dcon/327.pdf See page 8-44 DPW site: http://dpw.lacounty.gov/lacfcd/sediment/Default.aspx Thanks for ...
by DanF
Thu Nov 08, 2012 2:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Surface mine on Kagel Mountain
Replies: 41
Views: 21851

One year later...a "new" larger issue

The Strip Mine project has not progressed because (1) the land owner (Sakaida & Sons) has not been able to show they can access their land from the road and (2) their property may be purchased and/or will be affected by another, larger project: The Pacoima Reservoir Sediment Removal Project The rece...
by DanF
Tue Oct 23, 2012 2:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: SHGA Homeless Hangout
Replies: 34
Views: 7849

As a local resident, non-flyer and SHGA supporter (and sometimes visitor to the LZ), I appreciate your concerns about potential issues from unwanted visitors looking to do harm. Since you have facilities and (will) have electricity, I like your ideas for adding security cameras and suggest you add e...
by DanF
Wed Nov 16, 2011 4:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sylmar house yard shaped like a runway
Replies: 3
Views: 1037

You can see the power lines in the pic (in the link the OP posted):

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by DanF
Fri Nov 04, 2011 10:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Surface mine on Kagel Mountain
Replies: 41
Views: 21851

Re: Help Stop the Strip Mine in Sylmar!

...Send us your contact info if you're against the Strip Mine and be notified as we fight this project. The address is: DanF@CASM-SFV.org Thanks for posting that - I should have and I appreciate you doing it. You guys/girls fly over my house up on The Summit at Mountain View - give a yell when you'...
by DanF
Fri Nov 04, 2011 7:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Surface mine on Kagel Mountain
Replies: 41
Views: 21851

Help Stop the Strip Mine in Sylmar!

Help Stop the Strip Mine in Sylmar. We are CASM-SFV , Citizens Against the Strip Mine in San Fernando Valley . Our website is www.CASM-SFV.org Please send me your contact information (full name, address, email and phone) so we can add you to the list of residents/Southern Californians who are again...