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Title Bullet Park Needs Assessment Workshop
Be a Part of Future Park Development in Lawndale.
Attend a Los Angeles County Park Needs Assessment Workshop February 11, 2016 @ 6 p.m. in Lawndale
Click on heading for more details.

Title BulletNo Street Sweeping Enforcement on City/Federal Holidays
There will not be any street sweeping enforcement on
- Monday, February 15, 2016 (Presidents' Day)
Please remember that all other parking restrictions may still be in effect, such as no parking at red curbs or handicapped parking restrictions, etc.

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Title Bullet Cash for Kitchens
The South Bay Environmental Services Center is working with West Basin Municipal Water District to bring you CA$H FOR KITCHENS, a program for restaurants and commercial kitchens in the South Bay (public agency and non-profit sites also qualify). Businesses may also qualify for FREE water saving devices such as pre-rinse kitchen sprayers, faucet aerators and flow restrictors. Call 310-371-4633 or visit to find out more. (1.27.2016)

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Title Bullet LA County El Nino Preparedness - Please click here for more information on the Sanitary Sewers Preparedness Plan

Title Bullet SCE is Preparing for El Niño!
Weather forecasters are predicting record El Niño storms. Severe weather could impact Southern California Edison's (SCE) entire service territory. SCE is planning and preparing for the storms, and becoming ready to respond to any potential impacts to their electrical system. The following information Fact Sheet in both English and Spanish has information about the Company's efforts: El Nino Fact Sheet or El Nino Fact Sheet en Espanol.
There is more useful El Niño safety and preparedness information on their website that can be accessed here. (12.16

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lk Residents are encouraged to prepare for the forecasted El Nino storms
Please visit the County of Los Angeles Public Works Department El Nino webpage by clicking on the heading above.

Title Bullet The South Bay Cities Green Building Challenge is a free online competition for commercial buildings and business, designed to help business save money, while providing recognition opportunities. Over 80 businesses are participating in the Challenge, which is open to all South Bay businesses. Learn more and join at Contact us with questions at or 310-371-7222. (1.27.2016)

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Title Bullet Need Assistance Finding Property Insurance?

The California Department of Insurance (CDI) public web site provides a premium comparison tool for companies licensed to sell residential insurance. Click the link above for more information or call 1-800-927-4357 for additional assistance. (12.10.2015)

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Title Bullet Winter Shelter Information
The Los Angeles County Homeless Services Authority has published the winter shelter information. Please click the heading for more information or call the Winter Shelter Hotline at 1-800-548-6047. (1.5.2016)

Title Bullet BEWARE of Fraudulent Calls!
We have had reports of fradulent calls being made where the caller pretends to be an IRS employee. The caller may be convincing and demanding on the phone, but don't fall for their tricks! Please click here for more information on how to protect yourself, or click the heading above to watch a video from the IRS.

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Title Bullet Attention Lawndale Residents!
The County of Los Angeles PURRfect Fix Cat Voucher Program Is being offered to Lawndale Residents. Please do your part and help stop the overpopulation of stray cats. Please click on the heading for further information. (10.14.2015)

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Title Bullet Lawndale City Construction Projects
- Construction Project Descriptions and Updates in Lawndale
- Construction Project Locations Map. (11.24.2015)

Title Bullet New Regulations - State Wide Water Use
In response to historic drought conditions, the Water Board has approved new regulations targeting a reduction in statewide water use. These new regulations will take effect on May 11, 2015 for Golden State Water customers. Click the following links for more information: English or Spanish.

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Title BulletThe Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
Has a web page with information and updates about Ebola. Information can be found at the following web site: (11.04.2014)

Did you receive notice of an upcoming electrical outage in your neighborhood? If you receive notice of a maintenance outage, it usually means important upgrades are coming to your neighborhood. Southern California Edison isolates the smallest possible area and provides advance notice so you can plan and enjoy your day. For more information, call the Outage Hotline at 800-611-1911 or go to the Outage center site at to get real time information on planned and unplanned outages. (9.22.2014)

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Title Bullet Lawndale Launches into Social Media
In an effort to reach Lawndalians where they are, in 2014 the City of Lawndale announced the start of two social media advances via the platforms of YouTube and Nixle. Lawndale's YouTube page includes Lawndale Living episodes, sports programming, as well as important Public Service Announcements. Furthering Lawndale's steps into social media will be its use of Nixle for emergency preparedness and public safety information. Sign up today to receive up-to-date bulletins and information on community happenings. (10.12.2015)
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Title BulletLAWNDALE CITY TV – Original City
Programming Now Available on the Web

Follow this link to the Lawndale City TV web page for original City programming such as Lawndale Living, The Safety Zone with the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department, Lawndale Lifestyle, and public service announcements. (8.4.2014)

Title BulletWater Saving Tips To Use 20% Less Water

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Title BulletChanges to the California Building Code Effective Jan. 1, 2014

Title BulletATTENTION - Individuals and Contractors who may have performed work on the Lawndale Community Center
If you or anyone you know had worked for a contractor that assisted in the construction of the Lawndale Community Center project from October 2010 to November 2012, you or they may qualify for unpaid wages. To review the list of potential contractors that have workers that may qualify for unpaid wages, please CLICK HERE. This notice will remain posted on this site until December 3, 2016 (5.12.2015)
Title Bullet Business and Multi-Family Waste Services Rate Calculator
You might be eligible to save money on your business or multi-family property trash services. By clicking the heading above, use our electronic CalRecycle Climate Calculator with your current trash bill to determine eligible savings! (10.31.2013)
Title Bullet Commodities Free Food Program
Nutritious food is distributed once a week to people who are income eligible. To participate, come to the Community Center Annex on Wednesday morning. Click the heading above for more information. (10.27.2011)
Title Bullet You May Qualify for a Utility Users Tax Exemption
If you are a Lawndale resident senior 65 years or older, or meet the Social Security Administration criteria of a blind or disabled person, or income does not exceed the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) established income limits for very low income families, you may qualify for a Utility Users Tax (UUT) exemption. For more information, or to download an application, please click here.(3.4.2014)
Title Bullet South Bay Metro Green Line Extension Through Lawndale
Metro is considering an extension of the Green Line from the Marine Avenue Station south to Torrance using existing railroad tracks. This could generate noise and disrupt cross traffic in Lawndale residential neighborhoods. Share your opinions with Metro or have your name added to its mailing list by signing on to:
Title BulletResidential No-Burn Alerts – click here to check on today's status
Visit the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) website for no-burn notices and air quality updates. (3.6.2014)


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