Tuesday, December 16, 2008
City News Service Budget of Activities
9 a.m. CIVIC CENTER - The Los Angeles City Council's Energy and Environment Committee will meet. Agenda includes a contract for work on the closure of the Lopez Canyon Landfill; and a report on the issuance of a $1 billion bond for the DWP's power system. City Hall, room 1010, 200 N. Spring St. Contact: Maria Espinoza, legislative assistant, (213) 978-1078.
9:30 a.m. CIVIC CENTER - The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will meet. Agenda includes proposed adjustments to the county budget in light of state budget cuts; a recommendation to fly county sheriff's deputies to Washington, D.C., to act as security at President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration; and consideration of a proposed settlement worth more than $1.6 million in a medical malpractice lawsuit. Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration, 500 W. Temple St., room 381B. Contact: Judy Hammond, PIO, (213) 974-1363.
9 a.m. LA PUENTE - Students at Van Wig Elementary, with assistance from professionals from the Los Angeles County Music Center, will present a performance of Tchaikovsky's ``The Nutcracker.'' The performance is part of the Arts Capacity Team Schools Project, made possible by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Performances continue through Thursday. School, 1151 Van Wig Ave. Contact: Jeff Schenkel, PR, (626) 339-8824.
9:30 a.m. CIVIC CENTER - The Los Angeles City Ethics Commission will meet. Agenda includes a discussion on the financial disclosure policy impacting Neighborhood Councils; a recommendation to fine former Mayor Richard Riordan for campaign fundraising violations; and a report on improving the Municipal Lobbying Ordinance. City Hall, room 1050, 200 N. Spring St. Contact: Commission, (213) 978-1960.
9:30 a.m. CIVIC CENTER - The Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners will meet. Agenda includes a verbal report on the LAPD's home garaging authority; and a report on licensing bicycles. Parker Center, room 146, 150 N. Los Angeles St. Contact: Tami Catania, commission, (213) 485-3531.
10 a.m. CIVIC CENTER - The Los Angeles City Council will meet. Agenda includes approval of recommended budget cuts; approval of six ordinances intended to reduce gun and gang violence; a recommendation to support same-sex marriage; a report on zero-based budgeting; and a report on eliminating fee subsidies. Council chamber, third floor, City Hall, 200 N. Spring St. Contact: City clerk, (213) 978-1059.
1 p.m. LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles County Museum of Art will present a screening of ``The Law and Jake Wade.'' LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Blvd. Contact: Christine Choi, LACMA, (323) 932-5883.
2 p.m. CIVIC CENTER - The Los Angeles City Council's Planning and Land Use Management Committee will meet. Agenda includes a recommendation to appoint
Sean Burton to the Planning Commission; and a report on the installation of a
supergraphic sign on the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. City Hall, room 350, 200 N.
Spring St. Contact: Barbara Greaves, legislative assistant, (213) 978-1068; Patrice Lattimore, legislative assistant, (213) 978-1074.
5 p.m. EAST LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina will hold her fourth annual Holiday Artist Showcase. This year's showcase will feature the works of East Los Angeles artist Ofelia Esparza and an auction to benefit Self Help Graphics and Art. East Los Angeles Civic Center Library, 4801 E. Third St. Contact: Angie Castro, Molina spokeswoman, (626) 350-4500.
8 p.m. CIVIC CENTER - The Los Angeles Philharmonic's ``Deck the Hall'' holiday concert series begins with a performance by Chanticleer, the Grammy-winning ``orchestra of voices.'' The program includes a selection of Christmas music ranging from Renaissance works and traditional carols to spirituals and new music. Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S. Grand Ave. Contact: Leah Price, LA Phil, (213) 972-3406; photos, (213) 972-3034.