Menlo Park will host a community workshop on Thursday, Dec. 18, to find out what residents and other interested parties see as the future of the city's M-2 industrial district, which roughly encompasses parcels wedged between the San Francisco Bay, University Avenue, Marsh Road and U.S. 101. Bag price hike Starting Jan. 1, the price of a paper bag at retail stores in San Mateo County will increase from 10 to 25 cents. The increase is part of the Board of Supervisors' reusable bag ordinance, which took effect in April 2013.
Ontario officials are already talking with the office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. "We're excited that we got the attention of the mayor's office and as evidenced by his public statements, we're still on the same page," Wapner said. "I can see this being bigger than the state of California," Trask said at the June 5 hearing. Ontario filed a lawsuit in June 2013 against L.A. And Los Angeles World Airports, an agency of that city that operates ONT, Los Angeles International Airport and Van Nuys Airport.
Linda Reid, 47, of Palos Verdes Estates was chosen Thursday from a pool of 15 hopefuls to fill the seat left open by the resignation of President Erin LaMonte, marking the first appointment of a school board member in 42 years. And one minute to make a closing statement. Reid and Hupp emerged as the board's two finalists, and the vote to appoint Reid was unanimous. Vanden Bos became board president Thursday during the annual board reorganization, Malcolm Sharp became vice president and Anthony Collatos was selected as clerk.
Observers say, though, that there's little chance that the GOP's legislative language will actually slow the process at all. And so the spending bill contains this passage: None of the funds made available by this Act may be used to relinquish the responsibility of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration during fiscal year 2015 with respect to Internet domain name system functions, including responsibility with respect to the authoritative root zone file and the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority functions.
WHITTIER >> Congresswoman Linda Sanchez will be the grand marshal Saturday for the 61st annual Uptown Whittier Christmas Parade. Whittier Chamber of Commerce past president Joe Corey and Melanie Bickley, of Whittier Brokers, will return as parade announcers this year. The parade starts promptly at 10 a.m. at Greenleaf and Hadley Street. It travels south from there to Greenleaf and Mar Vista Street. The announcers' main stage, film crew and judges will be at Philadelphia and Greenleaf. The parade is scheduled to finish at noon.
"When you're young, you have more energy and you don't fear rejection," Manhattan Beach chamber President James O'Callaghan said. The Palos Verdes Peninsula Chamber of Commerce graduated its first class last year. Ryan Ulrich, a freshman at Mira Costa High School, applied for the Manhattan Beach program because he's inspired by the founders of tech start-ups like Apple and Google. "I always thought it was cool to take an idea that you have and create something that's completely your own," Ryan said. Their eyes light up," O'Callaghan said.
And, indeed, the smartphones and iPads were snapping as the crowd gathered to get a first peek from the vacant lot that will become a future "exit park" next to the freeway. "This is a great neighborhood to kick off a great street," Garcetti said before the lights went on. "This has been a long journey, but it's been worth it," Elise Swanson, president of the San Pedro Chamber of Commerce, told the crowd. "It gives a friendlier look," Rigo Nunez said. Maintenance will be key to keeping the bridge's former problems from recurring, Eisenberg said.
The Citizen of the Year can be nominated by anyone. The recipient is chosen by a committee consisting of representatives of the Chamber, Altadena Heritage, Altadena Historical Society, Foothills Conservancy, Altadena branch of the NAACP, the Altadena Sheriff Support Group and Altadena Town Council, Quality of Life Center, and immediate past Citizen of the Year. Nominations must be in to the Altadena Community Center, 730 or via email at offi firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm on December 12, 2014.
A worker cleans actor Bill Cosby's Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on December 5, 2014 in Hollywood, California after it was reportedly vandalized the night before with the word "rapist" written multiple times on the Star. The US actor has been accused by more than 20 women of sexual abuse or assault.
2015 Tournament President Richard Chinen, who was honored at the annual Pasadena Chamber of Commerce President's Breakfast on Thursday, told the story of Brendan, the homeless student at Blue Spring High School. Zamperini died in July, months after he was announced as the 2015 grand marshal. The Rose Queen and Royal Court, and tournament presidents past, present and future, also were on hand. Acura of Glendale, Bank of Manhattan, Corporate Center Pasadena and Southern California Edison were among the sponsors for Thursday's event.
Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin, who owns China's biggest cinema chain, is looking to buy Lionsgate, the independent studio behind the lucrative "Hunger Games" and "Twilight" franchises. Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin, who owns China's biggest cinema chain, is looking to buy Lionsgate, the independent studio behind the lucrative "Hunger Games" and "Twilight" franchises.
Los Angeles-The International Filipino Business Exposition sponsoredby the Historic Filipinotown California Expostion LLC will be held on December 5 and 6, 2014 at the Filipino American Community of Los Angeles Social Hall at 1740 W. Temple St. Los Angeles, Ca90026. This was announced by Dr. Veronico Agatep, the HIFI Cali ExpoPresident who said: " the trade fair and exposition is an annual event that will bring together FilAm business personalities and their potential partners from the Philippines to introduce products and services for possible trade partnerships.
The ubiquitous, state-mandated warning signs about potential chemical hazards in bars, gas stations, parking garages and dozens of other locations may be in for a change. Acting on orders from the governor, a state science agency is working on proposed regulations to make those generally ignored placards more meaningful to consumers.
Saturday November 29 is Small Business Saturday, the day the small retailer hopes will make their Holiday Season instead of the chain stores at the Mall. Its been going on a few years now, tomorrow is the day.