Friday, August 29, 2008

Happening this Week

Last week, San Pedro News previewed some early September events, which now top the agenda for this week:

Labor Day March
Union workers from the Harbor Area and beyond will march through Wilmington on Monday, Labor Day.

City Controller to Speak Sept. 4
LA City Controller Laura Chick will visit San Pedro to discuss the nitty-gritty of the controller’s watchdog function, namely audits of city government.

San Pedro homeowners’ organizations are hosting Chick’s Sept. 4 talk, which is expected to detail the recent audit of the city’s emergency response plan.

Representatives of the grassroots group Community Outreach Promoting Safety and Security will be on hand to draw attention to a Sept. 20 emergency preparedness fair at Ken Malloy Park in Harbor City. (6:30 p.m. at the LA County Senior & Community Center, 769 W. Third Street. Call 310-251-7075).

First Thursday: Jazzed for Politics
First Thursday is Sept. 4 in downtown San Pedro. Check the website early next week for the schedule of special events.

Some candidates for the Central San Pedro Neighborhood Council board are having a jazzy get-together at Crimsin lounge on First Thursday.

The slate of candidates will meet voters and talk politics over drinks as one of their own tickles the ivories.

Jazz musician and candidate Raymond Lee Parker will perform at Crimsin from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The event is free and appetizers will be served. Crimsin is located at 345 W. Sixth St.

Parker and his running mates are seeking votes for the Sept. 9 election, taking place from 3:30-7:30 p.m. at the Port of Los Angeles High School, 250 W. Fifth St.

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