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Hamilton Avenue Hearing

Widening Hamilton Avenue solves multiple resident challenges of a more comprehensive solution.

June 3 is the date at 12:30. San Pedro Public Library is the place.

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Notice of Public Hearing

2014-15 CSPNC Selections – Get on Board!

Opportunity for Palisades Residents…

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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…

Councilman on crack

city_engineer_aerialAs expected, Councilman Buscaino’s office issued a statement regarding the newly discovered crack at the White Point landslide.

“Last week, work crews under the supervision of the Bureau of Engineering uncovered a crack eight feet below the surface while performing excavation work at the White Point Landslide in San Pedro. While we do not know how long the crack has been there, the preliminary investigation determined that there has been no additional earth movement since the landslide in November of 2011.

A more detailed geotechnical analysis is being conducted and should be complete in about a week. The current work to drain and stabilize the hillside is unaffected and remains on schedule.

The safety of the hillside continues to be my top priority. That’s why I support the recommendation from the White Point Landslide Advisory Committee to restore the roadway with a retaining wall that will maximize the safety and stability of the entire area,” said Councilman Joe Buscaino who represents the Los Angeles’ 15th Council District.

New White Point Landslide cracks develop

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Yesterday, after learning new cracks emerged in the White Point Landslide area, Coastal San Pedro Neighborhood Council (CSPNC) made immediate contact with the necessary agencies (mainly CD15 and Bureau of Engineering), for the safety of the residents and general public in the event of another incident, and will be monitoring / communicating the situation to stakeholders and Palisades residents as it develops or learns more.

Photo courtesy of Blaine Beron-Rawdon

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.

San Pedro Emergency Preparedness Fair

Sponsored by your Coastal San Pedro Neighborhood Council and produced by Northwest San Pedro Neighborhood Council, Palisades residents are invited to the FREE San Pedro Emergency Preparedness Fair. Meet the people who can save you in an emergency; learn the simple skills that can help you save yourself and your family; and build peace of mind by preparing now before there is an emergency.

October 20th
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Peck Park Community Center
560 N. Western Avenue

No one likes to think about emergencies and disasters, but after a disaster, it’s too late to prepare. To show you all the great gear and supplies to meet your needs, local businesses and organizations are offering exhibits, workshops and seminars–all free.

Sleep better at night, prepare now!

Learn about the USGS/CalTech earthquake early warning system
Get a free blood pressure screenings by the Red Cross
See the Red Cross emergency rescue vehicle
Gain valuable tips from the City of Los Angeles Emergency Management
Department and FEMA
Learn how to prepare dehydrated meals over a camp stove
Learn how medical centers operate in disaster mode
Learn how to prepare you boat for an emergency
Learn about emergency preparedness for your pets
Bring the children to visit the fire and police vehicles
Learn about FRS, GMRS and “ham” radios and how they can help you stay in
touch.
Meet local Police, Fire, medical and city emergency preparedness personnel
Enter the free drawing for backpacks with emergency supplies
Get that edge

Bring your family, group of friends and your neighbors; most people who survive disasters are saved by other survivors, so learn together. Remember, in a major disaster the police and fire will be overwhelmed; prepare now to survive the critical hours until they can reach you. Learn how to move yourself and family to safer zones or how to shelter in place for each possible scenario. The more you know, the less you need to worry about.

Grab your gear

Get hands on experience with the key elements of preparedness: water, shelter, safety, first aid, food, and communications. Learn what you need at home, in your car (so you can get home or get away) and always at hand.

The San Pedro Emergency Preparedness Fair is a project of the Northwest San Pedro Neighborhood Council with the support of the Coastal San Pedro Neighborhood Council and the Central San Pedro Neighborhood Council. Visit PrepareSanPedro.org for the schedule of workshops, list of exhibitors, up to the minute details and contact information.

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