Design for six 12-kW vertical-access wind turbines has gotten under way after approval from the California Coastal Commission. The design will be sent to the Division of the State Architect (DSA) for approval and then a contract will be awarded for construction. Installation of LAUSD’s first wind turbine project is anticipated to occur in the summer of 2013.
Since the first day of school on Tuesday, August 14, school buses have been utilizing the Alma Street entrance to the San Pedro High School’s John M. and Muriel Olguin Campus. LAUSD officials had told the neighboring community during the construction phase that the only entrance to the Olguin Campus would be on Gaffey Street and 31st Street where a new traffic light was installed. Alma Street was to be used only in the case of emergency due to the street’s narrow nature, lack of parking, and lack of a complete sidewalk.
Students have been climbing over the perimeter fence at Alma Street to meet awaiting vehicles. A local resident also reports that the Alma Street gate is left open during the afternoons and students are leaving the campus.
This Thursday, August 30 at 8:30am, Principal Jeanette Stevens will be holding a “Coffee with the Principal” meeting to discuss Alma Street usage and other developments at the new campus. The meeting will be held on the Olguin Campus in the Multipurpose Room and is open to the public. If you cannot attend, please let us know your question in the comments section below and we will attempt to get answers for you.