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CSPNC (S)Elections this Saturday

This Saturday, May 10, Coastal San Pedro Neighborhood Council will hold (S)Elections for the 2014-2015 CSPNC Governing Board from 11:00 to 3:00 at CRAFTED – 112 East 22nd Street right next to the park. You don’t really need the address do you?

Palisades Residents may be reminded of the continuous, positive work CSPNC deals with related to our quality of life. Most recently was the announcement of the widening of Hamilton Avenue between Patton and Barbara among other traffic developments related to the Landslide and general resident and school traffic flow. Much more is ahead and being solved, including Neighborhood Watch enhancements with Senior Lead Officer Eve Wight and the LAPD.

Meanwhile, on the voting front, there are prizes for the 250th, 500th and 1,000th, voter – so let’s get out to CRAFTED and make our vote count… There is not a candidate forum, however you will likely find several of the candidates at CRAFTED depending when you show up to vote, if you have questions or issue positions you’d like to understand. And, of course while at CRAFTED you can do a little shopping, socialize with neighbors.

This is your chance to “Select / Elect” who you feel is most qualified to “Locally Listen and Lead” our Coastal neighborhood. It’s been a very productive, positive year, with many positive developments and accomplishments to carry forward -

In case you were wondering, yes, there is still time to run! (May 8 is the deadline to submit) See cspnc.org for details.

Here’s who is “Feelin’ Board”, in alphabetical order, so far – and of some them are familiar names who are fellow Palisades residents who have been successfully guiding the ship on behalf of us:

» Dave Behar
» Gary Bettis
» Cari Burich
» James Dimon
» Louis Dominguez
» Chuck Hawley
» Dan Malstom
» Mike Cammareri
» Matt Matich
» Pat Means
» Chris Nagel
» Ana Ortiz
» Denise Marovich-Sampson
» Ted Shirley
» June Burlingame Smith
» Sonya Tsujimura
» John Vidovich
» Peter Warren
» Rachel Waugh

CSPNC Coastal Currents (Print Edition) with candidate bios – is coming to Palisades Residents mailboxes this week –

See you soon at CRAFTED!

Frown or Browne?

Palisades Residents – today’s the day! Join fellow residents and public officials sharing + providing Public Safety, Traffic and Neighborhood Watch solutions. See you at the Elks.

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Here’s today’s updated Panel schedule…

Coastal San Pedro Neighborhood Council Board (S)Elections Tomorrow

That’s right – don’t forget – CSPNC Board (S)Elections are 11:00 – 3:00 at the White Point Nature Preserve Education Center… Help keep the momentum of our CSPNC’s hard work for Palisades Residents! Public Safety, Landslide Traffic, SPHS Olguin Campus Developments, – it’s been quite a year…

Candidate Statements / Bios can be seen by clicking here…

Look for your copy of CSPNC’s Coastal Currents in your mailbox today.

http://www.cspnc.org/calendar/participate/board-selection-2013/2013-2014-candidates/

CSPNC Board Seats Open, (S)Elections at WPNP

Just in case you didn’t see the “Get on Board” mailer, need an extra push or see an announcement in some form of media, Governing Board Seats on the 2013-2014 Coastal San Pedro Neighborhood Council are up for (S)Election on May 18 at the White Point Nature Preserve Nature Center from 10:00 – 3:00. Free refreshments, Naturalists and of course, voting!

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But before that happens, you still have a few days to submit your name to be publicized via CSPNC’s Coastal Currents to the entire neighborhood – to be voted on.

You gotta admit (with PRA’s help and initiation of several key issues affecting us), CSPNC has done a stellar job serving this neck of the woods on behalf of the residents and is a good place to bring issues needing solving. Maybe it’s your time to lead.

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Go to cspnc.org and see what is involved!

At the very least, there will be announcements soon re: the PRA Board, Annual Meeting, and yes, dues! Membership is an integral part of the fuel that drives the communication in this neighborhood.

Palisades Point of View – December | Seasons Greetings + A Miracle

SEASONS GREETINGS

The Palisades Residents Association Board wishes you and your family a special Holiday season and New Year filled with promise and to accomplish all the goals and things that you set out to do.

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TEN MORE DAYS UNTIL MIRACLE ON 37TH STREET

The Holidays like it used to be! That’s right – the “Miracle on 37th Street” at the Corner Store is here once again – a great neighborhood event on Friday, December 21, beginning at 5:30.

Santa 5:30 – 7:30pm
Caroling 7:30 – 8:30pm

Bring your camera, jingle bells and flashlight for an old fashioned evening with Santa Claus. Call 310.832.2424 for more information.

You may want to check out all the very cool, popular kids and local Holiday gift items available in store beforehand though, as they are likely to be sold out by the 21st!

THE PORT + PORTS O CALL CSPNC MOTION

Do you care about the future of the new Ports o Call development? Chime into our Neighborhood Council’s position of the Port’s Ports o Call Selection process at cspnc.org or attend the Coastal San Pedro Neighborhood Council Meeting (Monday night 12.17 6:30) and the Port’s website.

Yes, it is “time to chime” rather than a fast track development process that passes you by.

PRA welcomes Fall for White Point Home Tour & Reception in October


Fall for White Point Home Tour & Reception
Sunday, October 14, 2012 | 11:00 am to 3:00 pm, Reception 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Whether you prefer modern, traditional or slightly quirky, you’ll see something you love on this self-guided tour of seven distinctive San Pedro homes. Also part of the tour is the environmentally friendly Southern California Marine Exchange facility, a must-see for those interested in the comings and goings at the Port.

Hosted by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy and the White Point Committee, this annual event includes a reception with wine/hors d’oeuvres, silent art auction and live music at the White Point Nature Education Center, 1600 Paseo del Mar in San Pedro. Tickets: $50.00 per person in advance at White Point Home Tour Link or $55 on day of tour at White Point Nature Preserve. Call 310.541.7613 for more information.

Corner Store Event Line-up – This Weekend

Friday (Tomorrow), May 11th from 9 AM – 4 PM
Fine Jewelry Sale by MASAKO! Unique and beautiful necklaces, earrings and more. All handmade and one-of-a-kind art pieces. One day only!

Saturday, May 12th
BEER & WINE TASTING FOR POINT FERMIN LIGHTHOUSE SOCIETY – $20 per person – 3 tasting times, at least 7 wines and 6 beers to taste accompanied by appetizers, live entertainment and lots of raffle prizes!

Tasting times are 1:30, 3:30 and 5:30. Pre-paid registration strongly suggested as space is limited. Call 310-832-2424 for more info. Credit cards can be accepted at the Lighthouse Gift Shop. The Corner Store accepts cash and checks only. No minors please.

Saturday & Sunday – Mother’s Day Jewelry Sale by IT’S A LU-LU! A huge selection of earrings, bracelets and more of all handmade, all shapes and sizes at great prices.

MOTHER’S DAY – The Corner Store honors Mom with a gift, live entertainment and a down-home atmosphere that any Mom would long for. Start out with a fresh baked pastry and a great cup of coffee accompanied by LIVE ENTERTAINMENT by The Bailey Brothers from 9:30 – 12. Or treat Mom to a great sandwich with a hand-scooped malt or milkshake and a special dessert by La Mousse French bakery in Los Angeles.

CSPNC Selection on May 19 – See Doug tomorrow

On May 19, Coastal San Pedro Neighborhood Council is having a “selection” for its new Board Members – the same Board helping our PRA navigate through what it needs to solve our traffic, landslide and other challenges here and in the rest of the Harbor Area.

Tomorrow, (May 6) CSPNC Board Member and fellow PRA neighbor Doug Epperhart will be available at The Corner Store from 10:00 AM to 12:00 noon, if anyone wants to drop by and submit their application.

In addition to upcoming Board opportunities with PRA, this is your opportunity to make a difference in our local Neighborhood Council, recognized as a leader in the City of Los Angeles and here’s your chance to run and be selected to guide the area’s direction and position – or simply vote who will!

Save the date – on Saturday, May 19, the CSPNC will hold a meeting to choose the 17 Board Members to serve for the 2012-2013 term. Anyone who lives, works, owns property or has a stake in the neighborhoods of our community is eligible to run and vote. You must be at least 18 years old.

“Live” at the Corner Store – Today

Today 04.29, is a “LIVE” day at The Corner Store!

Brought back by popular demand, the morning starts off with The Bailey Brothers live performance from 9:30 am – 12 pm. According to Peggy, these guys are guaranteed to please.

Later in the day is the Corner Store’s first ever Open Mic Night beginning at 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Word has it that on the mic, we will have some Corner Store girls and some local favorites. The neighborhood is invited to enjoy an evening of fun!

Downtown Harbor Water Cut Update

Construction of the Downtown Harbor Water Cut is scheduled for mid-January 2012 and as of January 8, 2012 the parking lot between Fire Station 112 and the Maritime Museum will no longer be available.  The Harbor Department will be posting signs in the parking lot the week of January 2nd to inform the public.
The lot across the street from Acapulco restaurant will be available for visitor parking and directional signs will be installed.
A ground breaking ceremony is scheduled for Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at 10:00AM.
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