- Reporters Desk
Coastal SPNC Cultural Affairs Committee Meeting
The Coastal San Pedro Neighborhood Council’s Cultural Affairs Committee meeting will take place, at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 5, at the Marine Exchange Building.
Venue: Marine Exchange Building
Location: 3601 S. Gaffey St., San Pedro
LA’s Clean Energy Future
Join the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power for an informative workshop that will lay out the roadmap for how it will power the city, from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 6, at the Wilmington Senior Center.
Venue: Wilmington Senior Center
Location: 1371 Eubank Ave., Wilmington
Soil Remediation at Berths 171 through 173
The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners will host a public hearing to consider a coastal development permit for soil remediation at berths 171 through 173, starting at 8:30 am. Nov. 6, at the Port of Los Angeles Board Room in San Pedro.
Details: (310) 732-3850; www.portoflosangeles.org
Venue: POLA Board Room
Location: 425 S. Palos Verdes St., San Pedro
The Health Department is hosting a neighborhood flu clinic, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Nov. 6, at Scherer Park in Long Beach. No appointment is needed.
Appointments will also be accepted at the Health Department during regular business hours by calling 562.570.4315 (a small administrative fee may apply). Adults with Medicare Part B or other insurance are urged to bring their Medicare/insurance card to their appointment. Parents should bring their children’s immunization records – some children will need two doses of the vaccine given one month apart depending on their immunization history.
Details: (562) 570-4315
Venue: Scherer Park
Location: 4600 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach
Study Session on Long Beach Civic Center
The public is invited to attend an open house and a city council study session and share their thoughts regarding the future of the Long Beach Civic Center.
The open house to view the models and meet the project teams is scheduled, from 12 to 3 p.m. Nov. 8, at Rogers Middle School in Long Beach.
The Long Beach City Council Study Session is scheduled for 4 p.m. Nov. 11 at the Houghton Park Senior Center.
Venue: Rogers Middle School
Location: 365 Monrovia Ave., Long Beach
Flashlight Walk in Coastal San Pedro
To celebrate the popularity of the Coastal San Pedro Neighborhood Watch Facebook Group and to create a mechanism where neighbors can meet in person while participating in a more traditional version of neighborhood watch, Councilman Buscaino and The Corner Store owner Peggy Thompson-Lindquist are hosting the Coastal San Pedro Neighborhood Watch Flashlight Walk, Nov. 10.
The purpose of this Flashlight Walk is to illustrate that Coastal San Pedro is safe for an evening walk for families and that neighbors are always out and watching their neighborhood.
The Coastal San Pedro Neighborhood Watch Facebook Group has more than 2,500 members. This group serves as an online meeting place for neighbors to stay vigilant and warn each other about potential hazards or criminal activity in the neighborhood.
Simply find a flashlight, grab your family and take a walk to the Corner Store.
The Corner Store will stay open until 9 p.m. with milk and cookies, hot chocolate and coffee and will have a sing along led by Rich D’Anna.
Venue: The Corner Store
Location: 1118 W. 37th St., San Pedro
The Port of Los Angeles has scheduled the Interstate 110/C Street off and on-ramps weekly closure, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 10 and 12 through 14.
Details: (310) 732-3503
Central SPNC Meeting Rescheduled
Due to the Veterans Day Holiday, Nov. 11, the Port of Los Angeles High School will not be available for the Central San Pedro Neighborhood Council regular meeting date.
The board and stakeholder meeting will be moved one day ahead, at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 12, at POLA High School.
The agenda will be distributed as soon as available.
Location: 250 W. 5th St., San Pedro
Global Business Management
Listen to speakers discuss global management, starting at 6 p.m. Nov. 11, at Marymount California University’s Ocean View Campus in Rancho Palos Verdes.
The event is free.
Details: (310) 303-7223; www.MarymountCalifornia.edu
Venue: Marymount California University’s Ocean View Campus
Location: 30800 Palos Verdes Drive East, Palos Verdes
LB Council Meeting
The Long Beach City Council meeting will take place, at 4 p.m. Nov. 11, at Houghton Park in Long Beach.
Items on the agenda include a community review of the civic center options and expanding the outdated resolution on access to business information for economic development.
Venue: Houghton Park
Location: 6301 Myrtle Ave., Long Beach
South Bay Cities Council of Governments
The South Bay Cities Council of Governments is hosting its free Holiday Light Exchange, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 13 and 14, at Environmental Services Center in Torrance.
Southern California Edison and Department of Water and Power customers will be able to trade in one working string of old electricity-guzzling incandescent holiday lights for one new, energy-efficient LED string. Old strings will be taken off the grid forever and recycled as e-waste.
Details: (310) 371-7222
Venue: South Bay Environmental Services Center
Location: 20285 S. Western Avenue, Suite 100, Torrance
Serving With a Thankful Heart
The 7thAnnual “Serving With A Thankful Heart” Thanksgiving Banquet will take place, from 11:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 24, Ernest S. McBride Park.
Although this is a free function, you must RSVP before Nov. 21 at the Ernest S. McBride Park or by calling (562) 570-6816.
Details: (562) 570-6816
Venue: Ernest S. McBride Park
Location: 1550 Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave., Long Beach
Martin Luther King Jr. Peace & Unity Parade, Celebration
Applications are being accepted for sponsorship, parade participants, vendors, performers and volunteers for the Martin Luther King Jr. Peace & Unity Parade and Celebration, starting at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 17, near Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue and Anaheim Street in Long Beach.
Community groups and organizations are encouraged to participate. Parade application fee is $85.00 and vendor fees range from $150 to $350.
Details: (562) 570-6816
Venue: Martin Luther King Jr. Park
Location: 1950 Lemon Ave., Long Beach
Pacific Arts Affordable Artist Housing
Artists interested in affordable housing can apply through the Department of Cultural Affairs for housing.
The Department of Cultural Affairs has worked with Meta-Housing to create a true artist colony in San Pedro. Rents start at just $474. The development includes 48 apartment units, including 6 ground floor live-work units, professional workshop studios for visual arts and soundproof rehearsal space.