- Reporters Desk
Coastal Port Committee
The Coastal San Pedro Port Committee will discuss the China Shipping Settlement, the Harbor Boulevard Realignment and Public Market, and Fleet Week.
Time: 6 p.m. March 27
Venue: Marine Exchange Conference Room, 3601 S. Gaffey St., #803, San Pedro
Pulse of the Ports
The 13th annual “Pulse of the Ports: Peak Season Forecast” will feature a panel discussion with industry experts who will provide their thoughts and expectations for the upcoming peak season and the effects of new container alliances beginning in April
Time: 7 p.m. March 29
Venue: Long Beach Convention Center Grand Ballroom, 300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach
Waterfront Development Meeting
The Port of Los Angeles will host a public meeting ont eh status of the Wilmington Waterfront Development Program.
Time: 6 to 8 p.m. March 30
Details: http://tinyurl.com/WaterfrontMeeting, lawaterfront.org
Venue: Banning’s Landing Community Center, 100 E. Water St., Long Beach
Call for Artwork
The Aquarium of the Pacific will host its annual Urban Ocean Festival on April 29 and 30.
In partnership with the Arts Council, the Aquarium also holds an annual juried art contest and displays the winning artwork at the festival. Winners are selected in three categories – painting/drawing, photography and sculpture – and receive $500, with one grand prize winner receiving an additional $250. The deadline to submit to the contest is March 31.
Long Beach Advisory Commission on Disabilities Transportation Town Hall
The Long Beach Citizen’s Advisory Commission on Disabilities will be hosting a public town hall meeting regarding transportation issues.
Time: 12:30 p.m. March 31
Venue: Cesar Chavez Park, 401 Golden Ave., Long Beach
Monthly Beach Cleanup
Cabrillo Marine Aquarium invites the public to participate in its monthly beach clean-up.
Volunteers learn about coastal habitat, the growing amount of marine debris within it, and the benefits of protecting this ecosystem.
Time: 8 to 10 a.m. April 1
Details: (310) 548-7562; www.cabrillomarineaquarium.org
Venue: Cabrillo Marine Aquarium , 3720 Stephen M. White Drive, San Pedro.
Pathways to Employment Youth Event
This annual event is designed to assist Harbor Area youth ages 16 to 24 with the skills they need to apply for jobs, get hired, and successfully navigate every day work life.
Time: 9 a.m. April 1
Venue: San Pedro High School John Olguin Campus, 3210 S. Alma St., San Pedro
Public Safety Meeting
A public safety meeting is scheduled to address community concerns and questions
Time: 8 to 10 a.m. April 1
Details: (562) 570-7777; firstname.lastname@example.org
Venue: Long Beach Job Corps Center, 1903 Santa Fe Ave., Long Beach
Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn wants to hear youth thoughts on the land use options for the San Pedro Courthouse site. RSVP by April 3.
Time: 6 p.m. April 5 or 10 a.m. April 15
Venue: Port of Los Angeles High School Multipurpose Room, 250 W. 5th St., San Pedro
People’s State of the City
Long Beach Rising Coalition is hosting the 6th Annual People’s State of the City
Time: 5 p.m. April 5
Venue: First Congregational Church, 241 Cedar Ave., Long Beach
AOC7’s 5th Annual Literacy Fair
In preparation for AOC7’s 5th Annual Literacy Fair, the group, whose acronym stands for Anaheim, Orange, Cherry and 7th Street, is collecting new and gently used children’s books through April 28.
Neighborhood Resource Center
100 Broadway, Suite 550, Long Beach
Lincoln Elementary School
1175 E. 11th St., Long Beach
Mark Twain Library
1401 E. Anaheim St., Long Beach
The Center Long Beach
2017 E. 4th St., Long Beach
POLA Community Investment Grant 2017
Applications for the Port of Los Angeles Community Investment Grant Program for Fiscal Year 2017-18 are now available. Up to $1 million in grants will help support initiatives, programs and events benefiting the Los Angeles Harbor communities. Applications are due by 5 p.m. May 8.
Together We Will Long Beach/South Bay
Together We Will Long Beach/South Bay is a growing group of local, caring, everyday people who came together as part of the resistance movement following the election of Donald Trump. Whether you are looking for like-minded people or are interested in influencing our political system, you have come to the right place. See how you can volunteer.