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Welcome to the LASFS website.Visitors please see our Welcome Message.

New Location:LASFS Returns to North Hollywood!  Starting November 2, 2017, LASFS will be holding its Thursday night meetings at 10717 Chandler Blvd. (rear), North Hollywood 91601, from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
The building is located between Denny Ave. and Cartwright Ave.  Entrance is from the alley in back.  Going east from Denny Ave. along the alley, it is the second building. Parking is available in front on Chandler Blvd. and on the west side of Denny Ave. Parking is prohibited north of the alley on the east side of Denny Ave.

There are comfy couches for people who want to sit and talk before or after the meeting proper.  There is one restroom.e will be allowed to bring in personal food and drink - NO communal food table.  We must police our own trash.e are renting the meeting space from Null Space Labs, the local maker group. 
House rules:  No playing with the toys!  There is quite a lot of equipment in the room.  Leave it be.
October, 2017: On Thursday, October 19th & 26th, the LASFS will continue meeting in Robert Boyle Studio 800 on the first floor of the Art Directors Guild (ADG) building at the corner of Ventura Blvd., and Radford.
On Thursday nights the LASFS is currently meeting in Robert Boyle Studio 800 on the first floor of the Art Directors Guild (ADG) building at the corner of Ventura Blvd., and Radford.

Menace from the first meeting at the Art Directors Guild:

See the Full home page for the rules that govern our use of the ADG building. Read the rules: our continued use of the building depends on our adhering to them.

All other regularly scheduled events at the LASFS building are suspended until further notice.

Upcoming Events

November 2 - Board of Directors Nominations (LASFS meeting)
November 9 - Board of Directions Elections (LASFS meeting)
November 16 - Big Auction (LASFS meeting)
November 30 - Loscon Reviews (LASFS meeting)
December 7 - Presidential Nominations (LASFS meeting)
December 14 - Procedural Elections (LASFS meeting)
December 21 - Big Auction (LASFS meeting)

What's New on the LASFS Website

Added to Forry Ackerman Memorial Page:  Commemorating the Centenary of Forrest J Ackerman by John L. Coker IIIDedication of Forrest J Ackerman Square (with LASFSians present)LASFS Info:  ask a question:  email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it
  • Announcements
    Cover of "Ad Astra and beyond"LASFS's First Digital Publication:  LASFS has made available on an anthology publication, Ad Astra and Beyond: The Forry Award Anthology, containing contributions by Forry Ackerman, John DeChancie, David Gerrold, Charles Lee Jackson, II, Frank Kelly Freas, Len Moffatt, CL Moore, Larry Niven, Fred Patten, Jerry Pournelle, and AE van Vogt, all laureates of the Forrest J Ackerman Award for lifetime service to science fiction.
    Member Update: 
    Recent Deaths
    :    Memorials
    Dwain Kaiser, Len Wein (joined LASFS 7-16-1987), Jerry Pournelle, Leonard (Tex) Smith,
    Milt Stevens, Dian Crayne, Betty Knight

LASFS meets every Thursday evening, starting around 8 PM, but there's usually something going on before then.  Click the start of this paragraph to find out about the restaurant "aftermeeting."


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Last Updated ( Thursday, 19 October 2017 )