Groundwater Replenishment in Pico Rivera

LADWP Customers will be hearing more and more about groundwater replenishment using recycled water from the Tillman sewage treatment plant in the San Fernando Valley as LA moves to cleanup 80 closed and contaminated wells.  Other parts of the county are doing it for a long time!

Senior Scam Workshop August 24 2012 West LA

Seniors and others interested in learning how to protect themselves from fraud related to home repair, insurance, finances, identity theft and more are invited to a free Aug. 24 workshop sponsored by Sen. Ted W. Lieu.

Scheduled to be held from 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at the Felicia Mahood Multipurpose Senior Center at 11338 Santa Monica Blvd., in West Los Angeles, the event is one of series Lieu holds to help constituents protect themselves.
More information at (310) 318-6994, Lieu’s District Office

In addition, information will be available on Lieu’s legislative package, which includes protecting consumers from predatory used-car dealers with Senate Bill 956, a consumer-protection measure seeking milestone protections for used-car buyers by cracking down on predatory dealers where interest can be as high as 30 percent.  The Torrance Democrat hopes SB 956 receives final passage prior to the Legislature’s scheduled Aug. 31 adjournment of the 2011-12 session.

For more, including a Fact Sheet on SB 956 contact Lieu’s office.

Ted W. Lieu chairs the Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee and represents nearly 1 million residents of Senate District 28, which includes the cities of Carson, El Segundo, Hermosa Beach, Lomita, Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach and Torrance, as well as portions of Long Beach and Los Angeles, including Venice and San Pedro.

District Representative
Office of Senator Ted Lieu
2512 Artesia Blvd., Suite 320
Redondo Beach, CA 90278

Save the date for the Mar Vista Fall Festival

Save The Date!
Saturday, October 20, 2012
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Mar Vista Park
Community Entertainment!
The Green Zone!
Arts & Crafts Booths!
Community Information Booths!
Inflatable Bouncers!
Lots of Kids’Activities!
Art Expo!

Please join us at our annual Mar Vista Community Fall Festival.  Our theme of “Creative Connections” recognizes the incredibly diverse ways in which our community members connect with each other.  The Silent Auction proceeds will help with the expenses of the Festival, and support future projects at our Mar Vista Rec. Center.  And the new Green Zone is devoted to games, products and non-profit organizations sharing tips for a sustainable lifestyle. It will also have recycling and compost bins, a reusable bag share station and a water refill station.

Stay connected to Festival info at:

To volunteer, or to inquire about opportunities for sponsors and vendors,please email, or contact the organizing committee at 310-301-1551.  Please see attachments for Silent Auction donations, vendor/booth agreements, and sponsor agreements.

Click the links below to download the documents: