- Reporters Desk
We will be having our monthly community meetings next week.
The meeting will include a budget presentation.
Time: 6:30 p.m. Aug. 26
Venue: Orizaba Park., 1400 Orizaba Ave., Long Beach
West Division Forum
Join Cmdr. Smith at the West Division Leadership Forum. A Long Beach Police Department, gangs detective will give an overview on gangs. Spanish translation will be available.
Time: 6 p.m. Aug. 26
Details: (562) 570-3461; Jose.Vazquez@longbeach.gov
Venue: Long Beach Police Department, West Division,1900 Atlantic Ave. 2nd floor
Central SPNC Outreach Committee Meeting
Join Central San Pedro Neighborhood Council’s Outreach Committee meeting.
Time: 6 p.m. Aug. 27
Venue: Happy Diner, 617 S. Centre St., San Pedro
August Pitch Lab features social entrepreneurial concepts and innovations! For this month’s event, we have the following expert panelists ready to provide our pitching innovators with quality feedback
Time: 6:30 p.m. Aug. 27
Venue: WE Labs, 235 E. Broadway, 8th Floor, Long Beach
Citizen’s Police Complaint Commission Meeting
If you wish to address the commission, a “speaker’s card” may be obtained before the meeting; five minutes of time is granted, unless extended by the commission.
Time: 6:30 p.m. Aug. 27
Details: (562) 570-6892
Venue: City Council Chambers, 333 W. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach
The Growing Experience
Come out to The Growing Experience Urban Farm to help with the installation of its Urban Food Forest Project.
The Growing Experience Urban Farm will be teaming up with So Cal Contractors & Remodeling to install shade structures, tend to fruit trees and lay walkways for the Food Forest.
Come prepared for the sun with sunscreen, a hat, close-toed shoes and water.
Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 29
Venue: The Growing Experience Urban Farm, 750 Via Carmelitos, Long Beach
North Division Commander’s Community Meeting
Residents and business owners are invited to join Long Beach Police Department North Division Cmdr. Rudy Komisza for a community meeting.
Topics of discussion will include:
- Crime trends in your neighborhood
- Learn how to stay safe and not become a victim of crime
Arthur Cox from the City of Long Beach’s Graffiti Removal Program will be the special guest speaker.
Time: 6 p.m. Aug. 31
Details: (562) 570-9827
Venue: Expo Arts Center, 4321 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach
Community Discussion on the Homeless
As Los Angeles struggles with the epidemic of homelessness, Councilman Buscaino would like to bring the community together to discuss the issue, offer perspective and answer questions.
Three accredited panel members will give information and offer their perspective on the issue.
Time: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 3
Venue: Warner Grand Theater, 478 W. 6th. St. San Pedro
Water, Power Rates Request Community Meetings
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is proposing a five-year rate action that seeks modest water and power rate increases each year based on the following key principles: replacing aging water and power infrastructure; transforming water and power supplies; improving customer service; and keeping rates competitive. You are invited to the following community meeting to learn about the rate proposal and to get answers to your questions.
Time: 6 p.m. Sept. 10
Venue: Wilmington Senior Center, 1371 Eubank Ave., Wilmington
The Peninsula School of Performing Arts will be hosting auditions for The Nutcracker to be performed at the Norris Theatre on Nov. 20, 21, 28 and 29.
The performing arts school is looking for gingersnaps (children ages 5 to 7 years old) at 9 a.m., for mice soldiers and clowns (children 7 to 10 years old) at 10 a.m., party scene boys and girls, and angels (children 10 to 13 years old) at 11 a.m., and more advanced roles at 12 p.m.
Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Sept. 13
Details: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.pspadance.com.
Venue: 2325 Palos Verdes Drive West, Palos Verdes Estates
Harbor Brass Quintet
Harbor Brass is a California South bay Brass Quintet looking for help with rehearsal space and music.
The Harbor Brass is a California South bay Community Brass Quintet. The group is comprised of experienced members of several local wind ensembles and orchestras.
Your support will help pay for music and rehearsal space for the next year.