Friday, June 5, 2009

So Begins June and a New Month of News

Sometimes, rigid government is a good thing. Rare case in point: there’s money to improve Averill and Peck Parks and it’s safe from the city budget mess. The Daily Breeze has more in “San Pedro park improvements approved.”

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa appointed former L.A. City Councilwoman Cindy Miscikowski to the Board of Harbor Commissioners, dashing Councilwoman Janice Hahn’s hope of a Harbor Area nominee.

The city implemented a new water-use policy on June 1. Mondays and Thursdays are the only days to water your landscaping legally (before 9 a.m. and after 4 p.m.) Your bill will be lower if you abide by your 15-percent reduction, but water-wasters will get soaked, the Daily Breeze reported.

The Los Angeles Times did a feature story on Fireboat 2 last Sunday, tracing its colorful history of seaborne adventures and its need for a clean, comfortable retirement home.

Here’s more about Ponte Vista’s community outreach meetings.

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