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Senior Citizen Advisory Committee Meeting
10/26/2016 (2:00PM-...)
Planning Commission Meeting
10/26/2016 (6:30PM-...)
Halloween Haunt
10/31/2016 (4:00PM-8:00PM)
City Council Meeting
11/07/2016 (6:30PM-...)
Youth Advisory Committee
11/08/2016 (5:30PM-...)
Planning Commission Meeting
11/09/2016 (6:30PM-...)
Beautification Committee
11/10/2016 (7:00PM-...)
Parks, Recreation & Social Services Commission Meeting
11/14/2016 (7:00PM-...)
Traffic Committee
11/17/2016 (2:00PM-...)
Cable Commission
11/17/2016 (7:00PM-...)

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Title Bullet Halloween Haunt event - October 31, 4-8p.m.
Come join us for our Halloween Haunt event on Monday, October 31 from 4-8 p.m. at the Civic Center Plaza. Activities include games, a haunted house, costume contests and food vendors. Fun for all ages! For more info please call (310) 973-3270. (10.5.2016)

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Lawndale Civic Center - Field of Honor 2016 - Nov. 11 - 13
vacancy notice for office of city clerk

Title BulletNo Street Sweeping Enforcement on City/Federal Holidays
There will not be any street sweeping enforcement on
- Friday, November 11th in recognition of Veterans 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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free holiday light exchange and some lights

Title Bullet Free Holiday Light Exchange
When: Wednesday & Thursday, November 9 & 10, 2016
Where: 20285 S. Western Ave. Ste. 100, Torrance, CA
Who: Participants must be a South Bay SCE or South Bay DWP customer & must bring a utility bill or driver's license. Click the heading for more information.

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Title Bullet Recycle me, too! - Saturday, November 5,
from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Used oil filters must be recycled with used motor oil. An oil filter is made of steel and should be recycled. Trashing it is illegal because the residual oil can harm the environment. Be sure to recycle both your used motor oil and filter. Click the heading for more information. (10.24.2016)

lk Exchange your irrigation controller for a wireless weather sensor model on Nov 1st or 22nd

hands raised up and get involved

lk Looking for an opportunity to make a difference in your community? The Los Angeles County Superior Court is currently seeking qualified citizens who are interested in applying for the 2017-2018 Los Angeles County Civil Grand Jury. Recruitment is now open. Deadline to submit an application is November 4, 2016. Click the heading for information on how to apply or call (213) 628-7914. (10.12.2016)

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California drought map

Title Bullet Drought Emergency - Watering Schedule
Golden State Water's local conservation standard has been adjusted for the South Bay service area. Customers may now water outdoor landscapes up to three days per week with new voluntary conservation targets. All watering should occur before 8 am or after 7 pm, and should not exceed 10 minutes per station. Click the heading for more information. (7.19.2016)

lk The South Bay Cities Council of Governments Environmental Services Center is in need of volunteers for community outreach activities. Please click here for more info (3.31.2016)

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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 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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property insurance

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)

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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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 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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