Thursday, June 24, 2010
City News Service Budget of Activities
9 a.m. LANCASTER - Jury deliberations are expected to continue in the trial of Dejon Ray King, who is accused of shooting and wounding a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy in Palmdale. Dept. A17, Lancaster Superior Court, 42011 4th St. West. Contact: (661) 974-7317.
9:30 a.m. CIVIC CENTER - Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will urge the Los Angeles Unified School District superintendent and board to improve the Public School Choice application process. The mayor will also outline his recommendations. City Hall, mayor's press conference room. 200 N. Spring St. Contact: communications office, (213) 978-0741; after hours, (213) 978-1658.
9:30 a.m. LOS ANGELES - The Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors will meet. Agenda includes consideration of an evaluation process for projects included in the 30/10 project-acceleration effort; and various motions pertaining to the State Route 710 North Gap Closure study. 1 Gateway Plaza. Contact: (213) 922-4600.
1 p.m. CIVIC CENTER - The Los Angeles City Council's Energy and Environment Committee will meet. Agenda includes a City Controller audit of the DWP's finances, conducted while the utility was refusing to transfer $70 million to the city unless the council approved an electricity rate hike; and a proposed ordinance that would change the city's water rationing schedule. City Hall, room 1070, 200 N. Spring St. Contact: Alan Alietti, legislative assistant, (213) 978-1080.
3 p.m. LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE - Descanso Gardens will host two events. The Camellia Lounge at the gardens' Japanese Full Moon Tea House will be open until 8 p.m. At 5 p.m., Louie Cruz Beltran will begin ``The Evolution of American Jazz'' weekly concert series. 418 Descanso Drive. Contact: Brenda Rees, DG, (818) 949-4200.
7 p.m. LANCASTER - The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works will hold one in a series of community workshops on the countywide Bicycle Master Plan. Fire Station 129, 42110 Sixth St. West. Contact: Gary Boze, county PIO, (626) 458-4094.
7 p.m. INGLEWOOD - The Southern California Association of Governments, Los Angeles County and the cities of Culver City, Inglewood and Los Angeles, will host a meeting on the La Cienega Boulevard Corridor Study to look at ways to improve traffic flow. NOTE: The meeting was rescheduled from June 17. Inglewood City Hall, community room A, 1 Manchester Blvd. Contact: Philip Law, SCAG, (213) 236-1841.
7 p.m. LOS ANGELES - Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will honor entertainment and media partners who helped make L.A. Census 2010 a success. Los Angeles Theater Center, 514 S. Spring St. Contact: communications office, (213) 978-0741; after hours, (213) 978-1658.