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Check out this week's El Sereno newsletter for more info on upcoming events in El Sereno and surrounding communities!

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



 

El Sereno and Surrounding Communities Newsletter
March 29, 2013

 


Community Photo of the Week



The group Voces, from El Sereno Senior Center

Have an awesome picture of El Sereno to share? Please do! Send photos to julio.esperias.jr@lacity.org. Each week a photo will be featured in our week in review.
 


In This Newsletter:


 

Upcoming Events & Community Bulletin

 


 

3rd Annual El Sereno Kite Flying Festival


Date:              Sunday, April 21, 2013 
Time: 
             1:00pm to 5:00pm
Place:             Ascot Hills Park
                        4371 Multnomah Street, Los Angeles 90032


The LA 32 Neighborhood Council Arts and Culture committee invite you to the 3rd Annual El Sereno Kite Flying Festival. Bring your family and friends to a FREE event at Ascot Hills Park to celebrate Earth Day with a day of Kite Flying. There will be kite flying awards, kite making workshop, as well as snacks and refreshments. 

Also, there will be a Kite Making Workshop for Sunday, April 7th hosted by the Vex Arts Center, located at 5240 Alhambra Avenue Los Angeles 90032. Please RSVP with Angie at (323) 304-1232 or via email at la32arts@gmail.com.  
 

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New CD14 Website Now Up and Running! 


The Council District 14 Website has been revamped and relaunched. Please visit to learn vital information about the district and the services and resources available to you, as well as issues and projects our office is working on.
 
If you have a service request or any other City need, you can use the CD14 website to contact our office directly or submit a service-request via email. Let your family and friends know that they can also sign up for the CD 14 eNewsletter at our website.
 
Check it out when you have a chance and hope you enjoy it. You can visit our new Council District 14 website by going to cd14.lacity.org, or just type in josehuizar.comWebsite design by Ulisses Sanchez

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Spring Egg-Stravaganza 


Date:              Saturday, March 30th, 2013 
Time: 
             11:00am to 2:00pm
Place:             El Sereno Recreation Center
                        4721 Klamath Street, Los Angeles 90032


Any plans for Easter Weekend? If not come join us for free activities, arts & crafts, coloring contest, face painting, inflatable slide, field games, and an egg hunt. 

Egg Hunt:

Ages 4 & under - 11:30am
Ages 5 & 6 - 12:00pm
Ages 7 & 8 - 12:30pm
Ages 9-11 - 1:00pm

Coloring Contest: 
(awards immediately following each age group)
Ages 4 & under - 12:00pm to 12:30pm
Ages 5 & 6 - 12:30pm to 1:00pm
Ages 7 & 8 - 1:00pm to 1:30pm
Ages 9-11 - 1:30pm to 2:00pm
 

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El Sereno Branch Library Book Sale

Date:              Saturday, March 30
Time: 
            10:00am to 3:00pm
Place:             El Sereno Branch Library
                        5226 Huntington Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90032

The El Sereno Branch Library is hosting a Book Sale. Bring your entire family to check out and purchase some great books. 

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Arroyo Seco Neighborhood Council
General Meeting

Date:              Monday, April 1, 2013
Time: 
            7:00pm 
Place:             Ramona Hall
                        4580 N. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90065

The Arroyo Seco Neighborhood Council (ASNC) was certified in 2002 under the Charter of the City of Los Angeles to advise L.A.'s elected officials and departments regarding local and citywide governmental issues on behalf of the stakeholders of Hermon, Montecito Heights, Monterey Hills, Mount Washington and Sycamore Grove. It is, effectively, the focused voice of these communities on a broad range of important issues: the delivery of city services, public safety, land use and open space, economic development, the environment, arts and culture, and more.

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LA 32 Neighborhood Council
General Meeting

Date:              Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Time: 
            6:00pm 
Place:             El Sereno Senior Center
                        4818 Klamath Avenue , Los Angeles, CA 90032

If you are a stakeholder within the communities of the zip code 90032 you are invited to attend the LA 32 Neighborhood Council General Meeting. The mission of LA 32 Neighborhood Council is to preserve and improve the quality of life by creating a sage, health, orderly, and clean environment that promotes the community spirit of inclusion, cooperation, participation and collaboration in accordance with the wishes of the community through outstanding service.

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Recycle Your Used Motor Oil



 

Date:              Saturday, April 6, 2013
Time: 
             9:00am to 3:00pm
Place:             Montecito Heights Recreation Center
                        4545 Homer Street, Los Angeles 90031


Do your part and help us clean our community by recycling your used motor oil, used oil filters, and electronic waste, free of charge!

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Barrio Action Free Tax
Preparation Services


 

Date:              Now through April 2013
Time:              Call for Appointment  at (323) 221-0779
Place:             Barrio Action and other locations
                        4927 Huntington Drive Los Angeles 90032

Free Tax preparation services provided to families earning less than $50,000 a year. All services will be provided by IRS Certified Tax preparers. This is only available for for Los Angeles Residents.

To accurately determine your EITC eligibility and prepare your returns, please bring the following with you:

  • Photo Identification
  • Social Security Cards for Self, Spouse, and dependents.  Social security number verification letters issued by the Social Security Administration are also accepted.
  • Birth dates for all persons listed on the tax return
  • Wage and earnings statement(s) Forms W-2, W-2G, AND 1099-R, from all employers
  • Interest and dividend statements from banks (forms 1099)
  • Copies of last year’s federal and state returns,
  • Bank routing and account numbers for direct deposit of your refunds
  • Other relevant information about income and expenses
  • Amounts paid for day care, if applicable and the day care provider’s identifying number

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El Sereno Farmers Market

Date:              Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Time:              2pm to 8pm
Place:             Huntington Dr. between Van Horne & Guardia
 
Join us for El Sereno Farmers Market on Huntington Drive between Van Horne & Guardia Ave. Councilmember José Huizar has revived the El Sereno Farmers Market with the help of the organizers of the successful Boyle Heights Farmers Market, who will run the weekly community event. There will be fresh fruit, bread, food, artisans, and entertainment. Come have some family fun and bring your friends and family. For more information call Julio Torres at the El Sereno office at (323) 226-1646. 


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Support for Local Businesses


 
The Los Angeles Business Source Center provides local businesses a suite of technical services.  These services are at no charge to businesses owners including strategic and analytical consulting, particularly in business development and engaging in State Enterprise Zones (SEZ). Programs include:
·        Business Training Workshops
·        One-on-One Consulting
·        Small Business Financing and  Loan Packaging
·        Employee Hiring/Work Force Development
·        Licensing and Permit
·        Business Accounting
For more information please contact (323)264-9020 or visit the office to schedule an appointment at 1852 E. 1st   Los Angeles, 90033. 


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LA Regional Food Bank Commodity 
Supplemental Food Program



 
If you or someone you know is a senior (60 years and older) and meets the Senior Income Guidelines of $1,180 per month (1 person) or $1,594 per month (2 persons), they may qualify to participate in the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank Commodity Supplemental Food Program. This program will provide seniors with a FREE Food Kit once a month, prepared with specific nutritional needs in mind, and will include meats, canned fruits and vegetables, dry milk and related products, cereals and other grain products, plus much more!
 
Program Requirements are as follows:
Seniors (60 years and older)
*Picture ID with Date of Birth
* Proof of Income – Social Security, SSI or Pension
(Bank Statement, Check Stub, Benefit Award Letter) OR
*Medi-CAL Card
 
You can authorize someone to pick up your food every month! Note: Please make sure to bring that person with you at the time of your first visit.
 
To find your local Multipurpose Senior Center, please call 1-800-510-2020. For Los Angeles Regional Food Bank information www.lafoodbank.org

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Keep Us Informed!
 
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