3956 East Blvd. on April 18 from 9 AM–Noon. You’ll learn how the program works and learn how to do some of the work yourself by actually doing it under the supervision of instructors. This location is in the SoMar North Oval between Venice Blvd. and Washington Place on East Boulevard.
The rain barrel truckload sale was so successful that we’re having another one! It’s Sunday January 11 at the Mar Vista Farmers’ Market near Grand View and Venice Blvd. To ensure that you get one, order and pay for it ahead of time at www.rainbarrelsintl.com/events.asp. Local retailers sell these rain barrels for $130-$150. Rain Barrels International and TreePeople ‘s truckload sale on Jan. 11 lets you purchase them at cost, for $85 each! MWD/DWP’s SoCalWaterSmart offers rebates for up to 4 barrels, making the barrels FREE
Los Angeles: On Monday, December 15, 2014, around 9:56 a.m., an elderly driver accidently ran over two pedestrians, killing one and causing the other to be hospitalized with severe injuries.
The 91 year-old driver in a 1987 Mitsubishi Montero was backing up her vehicle in the 3800 block of Grand View Boulevard when she struck the two pedestrians. One pedestrian, a 74 year-old female resident of Los Angeles, died at the scene. The other pedestrian, an 83 year-old male resident of Los Angeles, was transported to a local hospital with severe injuries. The driver was interviewed by officers and after drugs and alcohol were determined not to be a factor, she was released from the scene.
Anyone with information about this incident, or for more information, is asked to call West Traffic Division Detectives at (213) 473-0234. During non-business hours or on the weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.