Do you have a question about Studio City? Community activist Lisa Sarkin is answering questions about the history, government and problems in our area in this You Ask..Studio City Patch Answers column. She knows who to call and where to go to get things done. Send your questions to editor or leave them in the Comments section below. Thanks!
Red Flag Days
How do we ever tell if there is a Red Day and when not to park in certain areas in the hill or not?—Barry Jenner
The Red Flag Days are announced on TV and radio. You may also call the city’s 311 information line and ask if you think a Red Flag Day has been announced.
Dog Poo Down the River
Are dogs allowed to walk along the Los Angeles River? Isn't that unsanitary if all the poo washes down to the ocean?—Jane Cramer
The unofficial position from City Hall about the flood control channel’s access roads is that they may be used for walking. The access roads along the Studio City channel area are often used by people walking their dogs. The same rule applies for walking dogs in the dog parks, channel area or on a sidewalk—!
Farmers Market Board
How do you get on the board of the? Are they open to ideas?—Craig DiMico
I suggest you contact the Studio City Residents Association: www.studiocityresidents.org; 818-509-0230.
Camellia Avenue Paving?
Why is Camellia Avenue (in the first block north of Moorpark Street) only paved on one side of the street?—Joe D.
The houses without the pavement were built before the other houses on Camellia, and the dedication has not been taken to widen the street from the original owners. The same type of problem is also located on Beck, one block south the Moorpark.