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Angel Tree Lighting Ceremony
11/30/2015 (4:00PM-...)
Successor Agency Mtg
12/02/2015 (6:30PM-...)
City Council Mtg
12/02/2015 (6:30PM-...)
Flu Shots at the Lawndale Library - Free
12/03/2015 (1:00PM-3:00PM)
City Council Meeting
12/07/2015 (6:30PM-...)
Planning Commission Meeting
12/09/2015 (6:30PM-...)
Youth Parade Ad Hoc Committee Mtg
12/14/2015 (6:00PM-...)
Parks, Recreation & Social Services Commission Meeting
12/14/2015 (7:00PM-...)
Traffic Committee Meeting
12/17/2015 (2:00PM-...)
Beautification Committee - Holiday Decorating Contest Drive-a-round
12/18/2015 (6:30PM-...)

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Title Bullet Annual Holiday Event to Light The Angel Tree - Monday, November 30th from 4:00 - 8p.m.
Come join us for our annual holiday event to light the Angel Tree on Monday, November 30th from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. in our Civic Center Plaza. Winter activities include visits with Santa, a snow sled run, train rides, food vendors and much more! Please call (310) 973-3270 for more information. (11.16.2015)
Title Bullet Special Event Street Closures on November 30
Due to the Angel Tree Lighting special event program on Monday, November 30 at the Lawndale Civic Center Plaza, there will be a number of street closures in the immediate area. Please click header for more information. (11.18.2015)

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Title Bullet BEWARE of Fradulent Calls!
We have had reports of fradulent calls being made where the caller pretends to be an IRS employee. The caller may be convincing and demanding on the phone, but don't fall for their tricks! Please click here for more information on how to protect yourself, or click the heading above to watch a video from the IRS.

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Title Bullet Free Rain Barrel Program - Catch the Rain & Water Savings
Help conserve water in this drought with a FREE rain barrel. Collecting and reusing rainwater reduces the amount of water flowing into storm drains, local waterways, and ensures that every drop of water is being used efficiently. If you reside within West Basin Municipal Water District's service area, register for upcoming distribution events to obtain a FREE rain barrel. Please click the heading for more information.

Title Bullet Gift of Water Education: Free Classes - December 3rd & 10th
Learn about our precious water supply at an upcoming Water 101 class in December. Reservations are required. Call (310) 660-6243 or email for registration information. Please click the heading for more information. (11.18.2015)

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lk Residents are encouraged to prepare for the forecasted El Nino storms
Please visit the County of Los Angeles Public Works Department El Nino webpage by clicking on the heading above.

Title Bullet An Updated Parking Ordinance Goes Into Effect on November 5, 2015
The City Council recently updated the parking ordinance regarding the posting of signs on vehicles. These types of signs are prohibited on the City's commercial streets. Please see the attached flyer for more information. (10.08.2015)

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Title Bullet Attention Lawndale Residents!
The County of Los Angeles PURRfect Fix Cat Voucher Program Is being offered to Lawndale Residents. Please do your part and help stop the overpopulation of stray cats. Please click on the heading for further information. (10.14.2015)

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Title Bullet Lawndale City Construction Projects
- Construction Project Descriptions and Updates in Lawndale
- Construction Project Locations Map. (11.24.2015)

Title Bullet New Regulations - State Wide Water Use
In response to historic drought conditions, the Water Board has approved new regulations targeting a reduction in statewide water use. These new regulations will take effect on May 11, 2015 for Golden State Water customers. Click the following links for more information: English or Spanish.

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Title BulletThe Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
Has a web page with information and updates about Ebola. Information can be found at the following web site: (11.04.2014)

Did you receive notice of an upcoming electrical outage in your neighborhood? If you receive notice of a maintenance outage, it usually means important upgrades are coming to your neighborhood. Southern California Edison isolates the smallest possible area and provides advance notice so you can plan and enjoy your day. For more information, call the Outage Hotline at 800-611-1911 or go to the Outage center site at to get real time information on planned and unplanned outages. (9.22.2014)

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Title Bullet Lawndale Launches into Social Media
In an effort to reach Lawndalians where they are, in 2014 the City of Lawndale announced the start of two social media advances via the platforms of YouTube and Nixle. Lawndale's YouTube page includes Lawndale Living episodes, sports programming, as well as important Public Service Announcements. Furthering Lawndale's steps into social media will be its use of Nixle for emergency preparedness and public safety information. Sign up today to receive up-to-date bulletins and information on community happenings. (10.12.2015)
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Title BulletLAWNDALE CITY TV – Original City
Programming Now Available on the Web

Follow this link to the Lawndale City TV web page for original City programming such as Lawndale Living, The Safety Zone with the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department, Lawndale Lifestyle, and public service announcements. (8.4.2014)

Title BulletWater Saving Tips To Use 20% Less Water

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Title BulletChanges to the California Building Code Effective Jan. 1, 2014

Title BulletATTENTION - Individuals who may have performed work on the Lawndale's Playground Equipment Replacement Project
If you or anyone you know had worked for a contractor that assisted in the construction of the Lawndale's Playground Equipment Replacement Project from March 2014 to June 2014, you or they may qualify for unpaid wages. To review the list of affected contractors that have workers that may qualify for unpaid wages, please CLICK HERE. This notice will remain posted on this site until September 30, 2017. (9.4.2014)
Title BulletATTENTION - Individuals and Contractors who may have performed work on the Lawndale Community Center
If you or anyone you know had worked for a contractor that assisted in the construction of the Lawndale Community Center project from October 2010 to November 2012, you or they may qualify for unpaid wages. To review the list of potential contractors that have workers that may qualify for unpaid wages, please CLICK HERE. This notice will remain posted on this site until December 3, 2016 (5.12.2015)
Title Bullet Business and Multi-Family Waste Services Rate Calculator
You might be eligible to save money on your business or multi-family property trash services. By clicking the heading above, use our electronic CalRecycle Climate Calculator with your current trash bill to determine eligible savings! (10.31.2013)
Title Bullet Commodities Free Food Program
Nutritious food is distributed once a week to people who are income eligible. To participate, come to the Community Center Annex on Wednesday morning. Click the heading above for more information. (10.27.2011)
Title Bullet You May Qualify for a Utility Users Tax Exemption
If you are a Lawndale resident senior 65 years or older, or meet the Social Security Administration criteria of a blind or disabled person, or income does not exceed the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) established income limits for very low income families, you may qualify for a Utility Users Tax (UUT) exemption. For more information, or to download an application, please click here.(3.4.2014)
Title Bullet South Bay Metro Green Line Extension Through Lawndale
Metro is considering an extension of the Green Line from the Marine Avenue Station south to Torrance using existing railroad tracks. This could generate noise and disrupt cross traffic in Lawndale residential neighborhoods. Share your opinions with Metro or have your name added to its mailing list by signing on to:
Title BulletResidential No-Burn Alerts – click here to check on today's status
Visit the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) website for no-burn notices and air quality updates. (3.6.2014)


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