Seal Day today!

Seal Day Flyer

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There will be plenty of entertainment over at the Marine Mammal Care Center (MMCC) today from 11am to 4pm — live music, crafts & games, vendors, movie screenings and more.

The MMCC could use your help with pinniped rehabilitation. Please check your kitchen cupboard or stop by the store on the way to the event for one of the following items:
• Bleach (unscented)
• Vegetable or Safflower Oil
• Vitamin B-1 (500 mg)
• Latex Surgical Gloves (sm/md)
• Fish Oil Capsules
• Laundry Detergent
• Gift Cards to Home Depot & Staples
• Gift Cards for Gasoline

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Coffee with a Cop again!

coffee with a cop

Coffee with a Cop went so well today, Sr. Lead Officer Eve Wight will be returning tomorrow, Friday, June 19 at 1:30pm, with Deputy District City Attorney Lauren Halligan. Bring your questions and ideas!

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Coffee with a Cop this Thursday

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Join SLO Eve Wight for coffee this Thursday.

LAPD Sr. Lead Officer (SLO) Eve Wight will be at The Corner Store this Thursday at 1:30pm for a cup of coffee and lemon cake. She’ll be available to hear from residents about their concerns or ideas about our coastal neighborhood.

In related news, two suspects have been charged in the May 13 shooting at Point Fermin Park but currently the victim and witnesses are being uncooperative. No weapon was recovered.

At this year’s Music by the Sea at Point Fermin Park, there will be a fenced-in beer garden for the first time. The rest of the park will off limits to alcohol consumption. The Department of Transportation (DOT) has been called in to help out with illegal parking during the events and uniformed security will be on-site.

The Legends’ Car Show by the Sea will be held this summer on Sunday, August 30. Officer Wight brought in a mobile command unit and patrol cars last year and will do the same last year. There was a vast improvement on the impact of the cars entering the park to the surrounding neighborhood last year thanks to Officer Wight’s efforts.

For more updates on the latest crime statistics, answers to your questions about crime and more, join Officer Wight at Coffee with a Cop.

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Olguin Pool to open this weekend

Olguin Pool Public Opening Invitation

This Saturday the public is invited to the public opening of the Olguin Pool.

This Saturday June 13 is the long awaited public opening of the Olguin Pool. The public is invited to attend the ceremonies starting at 12:30pm. Council District 15 Councilman Joe Buscaino, LAUSD Board President Dr. Richard Vladovic and representatives from the Department of Recreation and Parks and Kaiser Permanente are scheduled to be in attendance.

Lap swimming and recreational swimming are available for individual entry fees ($1-3.50) or multiple-use passes ($10–87.50). Pool activities will also include novice swim and diving teams, junior lifeguard training, and private, semi-private and group swim lessons for children and adults. See the schedule below.

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Olguin Pool schedule - page 2

Olguin Pool schedule – page 2

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San Pedro Shred returns

Third Annual San Pedro Shred: Festival of SK8 is back.

Third Annual San Pedro Shred: Festival of SK8 is back. Click image to view larger.

The 3rd Annual San Pedro Shred: Festival of SK8 will be held at the Gaffey Street Lookout Point on Sunday, June 7, 2015 from 10am to 4pm. Wheels will be turning and bands will be playing.

Gaffey Street will be closed from 32nd Street to Shepard starting at 7am until 7pm so plan ahead!

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Point Fermin Residents Association meeting 5/23

The next Point Fermin Residents’ Association meeting is scheduled for this Saturday, May 23, 9 a.m. at Redmen’s Wigwam Lodge on Shepard Street.

Dr. Allen Franz will do a special presentation about drought resistant local plants to use for your gardens and lawn replacement.

Agenda items include updates on: the 5/13 Point Fermin Park shooting, Gaffey Street Pool construction; Sunken City; and Neighborhood Watch issues.

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SPHS modernization project meeting to be held June 3

SPHS modernization meeting flyer

SPHS modernization meeting. Click on image to enlarge.

The LAUSD Board of Education has identified San Pedro High School (SPHS) to be one of its initial new comprehensive modernization projects.

There will be a project planning meeting on Wednesday, June 3 at 6:00 pm SPHS to share knowledge of the project and gather community input. Parent, neighbors, and community stakeholders are invited to attend.

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Emergency Preparedness Event on Wednesday

Peck Park Emergency Preparedness event.

Free event this Wednesday night.

This Wednesday 5/20, there will be an emergency preparedness event at Peck Park Auditorium. The presentation starts at 6:00 pm and will teach simple skills needed in the event of an emergency and how to build an emergency kit before an emergency occurs.

The event is being put on by the Northwest San Pedro Neighborhood Council, LAPD, LAFD, and COPE Preparedness.

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Phone lines down at Harbor LAPD

FYI, This is an informational message regarding the phone lines at Harbor Division. Due to the construction on the 110 N On-Ramp, our phone lines have been knocked out.

While the landlines are down the following numbers can be used to contact Harbor Division:

Front Desk: 310.484.3257 or 310.484.3227
Watch Commander: 310.484.3217
Detectives 310.484.3204
CRo /SLO 310.484.3188

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