Mission and Vision
The Toluca Lake Chamber of Commerce was formed in 1939 to preserve and enhance the competitive economic climate of the Toluca Lake Community.
The Toluca Lake Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate one of its own!
Business member Bonnie Lambert, proprietor of Lambert Desktop Publishing, recently had the distinct honor of having her artwork exhibited in New York City’s 2014 Chicano’s Art Exhibit. Bonnie was one of 23 artists from 4 different countries whose art was chosen for this prestigious event.
Please join us in congratulating her on this wonderful achievement!
Guy Weddington McCreary, devoted husband, loving father, philanthropist, community leader and historian, left this earth on October 12th at the age of 77 years, after a brave battle with cancer. Guy leaves behind his loving wife Diane, his son Jon and many devoted friends.
Guy was the venerable patriarch of the historic Weddington family, who owned and developed much of North Hollywood, Toluca Lake and Studio City. Guy’s family came to present day North Hollywood in 1886. In 1892 Wilson Weddington, Guy’s Great Grandfather, was appointed the first Postmaster of the town of Toluca. He was also Constable of that same community. Continue reading
We hope you will take this opportunity to participate in defining/establishing the vision for the Toluca Lake community.
Please participate in the Streetscaping surveys for Riverside Drive (Sancola to Clybourn) and Lankershim Blvd (Moorpark to Cahuenga).
It only takes a few minutes to complete the surveys. Continue reading
LAPD to Open Four Regional Customer Service Centers on Saturdays to Help Resolve Customer Billing Problems
In an ongoing effort to resolve customer billing problems, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) will open four of its Customer Service Centers on Saturdays for the next eight weeks, starting this Saturday, March 22. Hours will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. In response to the significant operational problems encountered with the replacement of its 40- year old customer billing system, LADWP apologized in an open letter to its customers and launched a new billing information webpage to allow customers to track the progress being made. Customers who have questions about their bill are encouraged to Continue reading
Thank you to Richard Bogy who has preserved this photo sent to him by Rickie Stambaugh. It was taken at the Chamber’s installation of officers banquet on February 15, 1969.
From left to right are James Potter (City Councilman), Dorothy Lamour (“movie queen” and co-star of the Hope-Crosby “Road Pictures”), Ed Reinecke (Lt. Governor of California), Ann Blythe (Movie Queen – Oscar nominee for Mildred Pierce), Chamber President John Broughton and his wife June.
Ann Blythe served as Honorary Sheriff and Dorothy Lamour was our “Ambassador of Goodwill.” Both lived in Toluca Lake; Dorothy on Placidia Avenue and Ann on Toluca Estates Drive.