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Today April 2014




lkApril 8 Election Results (4.8.2014)

lk"Pirate Days" Youth Day Parade, Saturday, April 26
Please join us on the streets of Lawndale on Saturday, April 26, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. The City is searching for enthusiastic groups to participate in this annual fun event celebrating the youth in Lawndale and the surrounding communities. For those that are not participating in the parade, come out early and get a good seat along the parade route. The theme for this year's event is "Pirate Days". Pirates, school bands, youth groups, civic groups, sports teams, church groups, classic cars, local businesses and all others are invited to join us. We are welcoming everyone! (3.3.2014)

Come cyclists, walkers and joggers, come scooter and roller blade riders, come parents pushing strollers. Portions of Marine and Prairie Aves., and Manhattan Beach and Hawthorne Blvds. will be closed for the community bike ride to be held just prior to the annual Youth Day Parade. Registration and helmets required. (2.25.2014)

eyr lk Used Oil Recycling Event, Carson, April 26
Recycle your used motor oil and receive a free new oil filter. (4.17.2014)

eyr lk Community Blood Drive, Wednesday, April 30th from Noon to 6 p.m. in front of City Hall
In conjunction with the American Red Cross, the City of Lawndale is hosting a blood drive on April 30, 2014. To schedule your life saving donation, please go to http://www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code Lawndale. For more information, contact Shaundra Burnam at 310-973-3200. (4.23.2014)

lk Emergency Preparedness Training, May 10, 17 & 24
Learn basic safety and life saving skills to be prepared for a disaster. Hawthorne City Hall. Click above for more information. (4.17.2014)

lk City Council Advisory Body Recruitment
The city is accepting applications to city commissions, committees and boards for appointments by the mayor and City Council in May. For a copy of the application, click here. (3.27.2014)
eyr Street Name Sign Sale!
City of Lawndale is in the process of installing new street name signs throughout the City to provide for improved guidance to residents and visitors. We are also making the old signs available for purchase by the public. Limited quantities of signs will be available for sale as of February 18, 2014, at the City Yard. Each sign will be offered at $10. For more information, please call us at 310/973-3260, or visit us at:
City of Lawndale Yard, 4722 Manhattan Beach Blvd. Lawndale, CA 90260 Hours of Operation: 7am to 6pm, Closed on Fridays.

lkYouth Advisory Committee (YAC): Application / Registration Form (11.25.2013)

lkChanges to the California Building Code Effective Jan. 1, 2014

lkATTENTION - 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 November 5, 2015 (1.16.2014)
lkNew Commercial and Industrial Sign Regulations!
Sign regulations were recently updated to allow for more types of temporary signs (feather and A-frame signs), a longer duration for temporary signs, use of sign twirlers, digital displays, and increased signage allowed on a business. For more information, call (310) 973-3230. (6.19.2013)
lk 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)
lkKeep Pet Waste from Reaching the Los Angeles Harbor
Failure to properly dispose of pet waste can result in pollution of the harbor and the ocean beyond. Please pick up after your pet. Click the heading above for more information about this serious problem. (4.23.2013)
gh 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)
lk 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)
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: http://www.metro.net/projects/south-bay/southbay-comment-form/.(12.27.2010)
lkResidential 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)
lkLos Angeles County West Vector Control District
lkWest Nile Virus Public Health Update & Advisory


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