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Check out this week's CD 14 Northeast newsletter for more info on upcoming events in Northeast Los Angeles!

District Offices

City Hall
200 N. Spring St.
Room 465
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: (213) 473-7014
Fax: (213) 847-0680

Northeast
2035 Colorado Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90041
Phone: (323) 254-5295
Fax: (213) 485-8788

Boyle Heights
1870 E. 1st St.
Los Angeles, CA 90033
Phone: (323) 526-3059
Fax: (323) 266-7511

El Sereno
4927 E. Huntington Dr.
Suite 100
Los Angeles, CA 90032
Phone: (323) 226-1646
Fax: (323) 226-1644



Northeast Community Newsletter
April 5, 2013


Upcoming Events & Community Bulletin



Northeast Pic of the Week

San Pascual Elementary School students at a community clean-up organized by the school.
 


In This Newsletter:
 


Meet Your Northeast Los Angeles
Local Elected Officials - TOMORROW!
 


Saturday, April 6th
2PM - 4PM
Center for the Arts Eagle Rock
2225 Colorado Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90041
 
Tomorrow, the offices of Congressman Xavier Becerra, State Senator Kevin De Leon, Assemblymember Jimmy Gomez, and Councilmember José Huizar invite you to a meet and greet at the Center for the Arts. Each elected official will speak about their level of government and the types of constituent and policy issues they handle. Additionally, attendees will be able to learn about the various services each office provides to the community. 

For questions or to RSVP, please contact Councilmember Huizar's Northeast Office at (323) 254-5295 or email nate.hayward@lacity.org.

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Los Angeles releases MyLA311 Mobile App!
 
This past week, the City of Los Angeles unveiled MyLA311. MyLA311 is designed to bring city services to the palm of your hand.
 
Through MyLA311, you can:
  • Report graffiti, potholes, bulky items, and more
  • Pay your LADWP bill
  • Locate and get directions to local parks, libraries, and other city facilities
  • Follow the Twitter and Facebook accounts of city departments and your local elected officials
You can download the MyLA311 Mobile App here:
 
iPhone - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/myla311/id611079486?ls=1&mt=8
 
Android - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.lacity.MyLA311

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Aldama Elementary School
Veggie Plant Sale


Saturday April 6th
9AM - 12PM
Aldama Elementary School
632 N. Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042

Get your heirloom tomato and other summer garden starts starts from Aldama Elementary School this year! All proceeds go towards installing an irrigation system in the Aldama Garden. A dedicated watering system will allow us to plant fruit trees and other permanent beds and expand our garden program.
 
We have the following tomatoes :
Brandywine, Cherokee Purple, San Marzano, Beefsteak, Boxcar Willie. Yellow Pear, and Maskotka.

We also have cucumber, lettuce, zucchini, kale, napa cabbage, parsley and more. Plus a selection of succulents and other ornamentals.
 
4" pots at $4 each, same as you'd pay at a big box store. We will sell out, so arrive early for the best selection!

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Small Standard Flower Show
"Griffith Park - From Sun Up to Sun Down"


Saturday, April 6th
11:00AM - 4:30PM
Friendship Auditorium Patio
3201 Riverside Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90027
 
The Los Angeles Garden Club, in conjunction with Griffith Park Adult Community Center, presents its 5th Annual Community Celebration. The event includes a catered indoor Italian feast, raffle, silent auction, entertainment, talent show and sale of arts & crafts, baked goods, plants and books.

Plant Market 
Free Admission 

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Walgreens "Way to Well" Health Tour
 
Saturday, April 6th
10AM – 4PM
Walgreens Drug Store
2222 Colorado Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90041
 
Walgreens, in partnership with the AARP, presents the Way to Well Health Tour. On Saturday, attendees will have access to free health tests and services.
 
Tests provided include:
  • Cholesterol & glucose
  • Blood pressure
  • Comprehensive weight assessment
For more information, please call (323) 254-4593 or go to www.walgreens.com/waytowell.

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2013 NET Earth Day Art & Environmental Festival



Sunday, April 21st
11AM - 5PM
Los Angeles River Center & Gardens
570 W. Ave 26?
Los Angeles, CA 90065
(between Figueroa and San Fernando Rd)
 
FREE ADMISSION • FREE ON-SITE PARKING

Over 35 local artists, local environmental organizations and sponsors will be exhibiting and selling at this FUNdraiser for North East Trees. Learn what local environmental groups are doing in your area.
 
Join us for a fun day in the gardens with live music, wine, beer, and lemonade, activities, food trucks, a prize drawing and more.  Free admission, and ample free parking on site at the Los Angeles River Center & Gardens (formerly Lawry's California Center), 570 W. Ave. 26 - between Figueroa and San Fernando Road.
 
10% of all sales will go to NET

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Children’s Health Fair 2013
 
Saturday, April 20th
10AM – 1PM
Arroyo Vista Family Health Center
6000 N. Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90042
 
On Saturday, April 20th, the Arroyo Vista Family Health Center will be holding its annual Children’s Health Fair.
 
Free health screenings will be provided for children & adults. Services include:
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Blood pressure
  • Podiatry
  • Hearing
  • Family Health Review

Exhibitors include the following:
  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure, PADRES Contra El Cancer (I am Hope),
  • LA County Department Public Health – Child Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
  • LA County Department Public Health – HIV/STD Program
  • BREATHE CA of Los Angeles County
  • Los Angeles Public Library
  • Hathaway-Sycamores Children & Family Services
  • Optimist Youth Homes & Family Services
  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • USC School of Pharmacy
For more information, please contact the Community Outreach Department at (323) 987-2028 or (323) 987-2007.

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Applying Strategic Planning to Help Grow your Business
 
Thursday, May 30th
7:30AM – 12:30PM
USC Health Sciences Campus
1969 Zonal Ave.   
Los Angeles, CA 90033
 
Join Councilmember José Huizar, Congressmember Xavier Becerra, the Boyle Heights Chamber of Commerce, LA BusinessSource Center, and local small business owners and entrepreneurs to learn about local, state, federal, and private resources to help strengthen your business. Topics include strategic marketing, business plan development, preparing a winning loan application, and contracting with the government.
 
This event is FREE as well as parking in a designated area. Spanish translation will be available. For more information and to register please contact Vikki at 323-264-9020 or via email at vikki@labsc-bpi.org
 
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Eagle Rock Farmers Market
 
Every Friday, 5PM - 9PM
Caspar Ave & Merton Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90041
 
Experience Eagle Rock’s only Farmers Market!
 
For its 16th birthday, the Eagle Rock Chamber of Commerce and local gardeners are recruiting more farmers, artisans and food vendors. Produce is farm-fresh, picked that morning. The Locals Only music program spotlights homegrown talent. Nearby shops are encouraged to stage pop-ups, salons and promos.
 
On April 5, Yvonne Savio of the LA County Master Gardeners program will kick off a series of 7PM chats about food and gardening.
 
Sound good? Come by and make the changes sustainable. Want to join in? Contact la.communitygardens@yahoo.com.
 
For more information, you can find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/EagleRockFarmersMarket
 
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SR-710 Study Interactive E-Tool

The State Route (SR 710) Study evaluates transportation options to improve mobility and relieve congestion in the area between State Route 2, Interstates 5, 10, 210, and 605 in East/Northeast Los Angeles and the San Gabriel Valley. The Study considers five multimodal Alternatives. The Alternatives are 1.) No-Build, 2.) Transportation System Management/Transportation Demand Management (TSM/TDM), 3.) BRT, 4.) LRT, and 5.) a Freeway Tunnel.
 
We invite you to use this Interactive E- Tool to learn about the five Alternatives under consideration by prioritizing what matters most to you.
 
El Estudio de la Ruta Estatal 710 evalúa las opciones de transporte para mejorar la movilidad y aliviar la congestión en el área entre la Ruta Estatal 2 y las autopistas 5, 10, 210 y 605 en el Este/ Noreste de Los Ángeles y el Valle de San Gabriel. El estudio considera cinco Alternativas multimodales. Las Alternativas son 1.) No Construir, 2.) Administración de Sistemas de Transporte/ Manejo de Demanda para el Transporte (TSM/TDM, 3.) BRT, 4.) LRT y 5.) un Túnel de Autopista.
 
Le invitamos a usar este "e-tool" como una manera de aprender más sobre las cinco Alternativas que están siendo examinadas por dar prioridad a lo más importante para ti.
 
English
www.sr710etool.com or sr710.metroquest.com.
 
Spanish
esp.sr710.metroquest.com/
 
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Keep Us Informed!
 
Do you have an important announcement or news item that should be shared with the Northeast Los Angeles community? Please forward any announcements to nate.hayward@lacity.org. Additionally, please feel free to share our newsletter throughout all of your networks.
 

 
 

 

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