University Park Family's Blog – August 2010 Archive (9)

Redisctricting and open primaries are the topics at FPPC meeting



Gov. Schwarzenegger and Dan Schnur of USC talk about redistricting and open primaries at the Fair Political Practices Commission Political Reform Act Task Force Meeting at the at the USC State Capital Center in… Continue

Added by University Park Family on August 30, 2010 at 4:30pm — No Comments

It's a Heat Wave in University Park: Be aware and stay cool

The National Weather Service has issued an 'Excessive Heat Watch' for the Los Angeles area.



LAFD Firefighters Stress Hot Weather Safety!



Children, Hot Weather & Cars = Danger!



In California, Leaving a Pet in a Hot Car is a Crime.



First Aid for Heat-Induced Illnesses



Sunburn - Take a shower using soap to remove oils that may block… Continue

Added by University Park Family on August 25, 2010 at 5:13pm — No Comments

Tour the world in University Park: USC Community House invites neighbors, old and new, to visit local landmarks, say hello

More than 100 members of the USC Trojan Family came out Saturday to meet their neighbors and take a tour of their community.



The majority were new USC students eager to learn about the neighborhood where they will be spending the next few years, and perhaps the rest of their lives.



But there also was the owner of Chano's, everyone's favorite Mexican food place, and USC's Sergio Gascon, who helps small and minority-owned businesses learn how to thrive in a tough… Continue

Added by University Park Family on August 23, 2010 at 1:04pm — No Comments

Open House at the USC Community House





From the neighbors who brought you Kid Watch and the Neighborhood Academic Initiative.

They play basketball with your daughter and teach your son math.

Now they bring you, Meet Your Neighbor Day.

They are the USC Government and Civic Engagment and they are hosting an Open House. at 3 p.m. on Saturday. The corner of 28th and Hoover.



Please RSVP because there are TRAMS and Refreshment. This is no ordinary meet… Continue

Added by University Park Family on August 19, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

LA cuts business taxes to create jobs, cites USC Marshall School study

The premise is simple: "The City would not have collected gross receipts taxes from companies which would not have moved to Los Angeles without the exemption."



The Council voted to remove the gross receipt tax for three years for new businesses.



The measure could…
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Added by University Park Family on August 17, 2010 at 12:18pm — No Comments

Help ensure DWP puts customers first

Speak Out About DWP Reform

Council President Pro Tempore Jan Perry and Council President Eric Garcetti are holding a series of hearings citywide for the public to speak out about how best to improve transparency and accountability

at the DWP. The goal is to ensure that the DWP puts its customers

first.
The first…
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Added by University Park Family on August 16, 2010 at 5:12pm — No Comments

WIN 2 TICKETS TO THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL

What is the significance of the address of the Victorian house on The Summer Sounds set?



Send the correct answer to theatre@24thstreet.org with your name, phone number, email address, and mailing address and you'll win 2 free tickets to Tovey and the Russians on Tuesday, September 7th at 8pm, at the Hollywood Bowl!



24th Street Theatre's Summer Sounds at the Hollywood Bowl, a partnership with the LA… Continue

Added by University Park Family on August 5, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

National Night Out Tues. Aug. 3 - c'mon down

Join your friends, neighbors and take back the night with a March and Community Potluck Dinner at 7:15 Tuesday, August 3.



The march begins at 1658 W 23rd Street and consider bringing some food to share.





National Night Out is part of a year-long community building campaign designed to:

Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness.

Generate support for the neighborhood.

Strengthen police-community partnerships.

Send a message that neighborhoods are… Continue

Added by University Park Family on August 3, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

Avg. grocery store in South L.A. serves 22,000; Avg. store in West LA serves 11,000

KPCC's Patt Morrisson addresses the issues of health inequities between South Los Angeles and los demas of Los Angeles.



A host of community activists talked about the need for more full service grocery stores and also the need to have the corner markets carry more… Continue

Added by University Park Family on August 2, 2010 at 3:39pm — No Comments

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