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P.O. Box 2192, Redondo Beach, CA 90278
April 2005


Next Meeting

Tuesday, April 26, 7:30 PM
David K. Hayward Center
2000 Artesia Boulevard
Redondo Beach

Janice Hahn

We're excited to have LA City Councilwoman Janice Hahn as our April speaker. She will talk about issues related to the Port of Los Angeles including homeland security; economy/jobs; environment/air quality, water pollution, traffic, and more.

Janice Hahn was elected in the 15th District in June of 2001, encompassing Harbor City, Harbor Gateway, San Pedro, Watts and Wilmington.

Councilwoman Hahn chairs the Committee on Education & Neighborhoods where she works closely with a network of neighborhood councils to ensure they have a say in local issues. She also serves as vice chair of the Commerce, Energy & Natural Resources Committee, overseeing the Port of Los Angeles, LAX and the Department of Water & Power.

Cinco de Mayo
Fundraiser

Join us for an evening celebrating
Cinco de Mayo

Saturday, May 7, 5PM
(dress for outdoors)

448_23rd_St. Manhattan Beach
Gourmet cook: Shizue McNay
Cost: $25.00, cash bar
Hosts: Sander & Ranoo Shipper
RSVP: Ranoo Shipper at ranooshipper @ hotmail.com
Or Sally Boyle, 310–376–5717

Parking is available at Grand View School on 24th and Grand View.
Make check payable to BCDC.
Send to Sander Shipper, 448_23rd_St., Manhattan Beach, CA 90266.


CDC Convention

CDC is preparing for their June 17- 19 State Convention in San Bernardino.

The CDC calendar will be kept updated on their website, www.cdc-ca.org. Each affiliated club and county committee may appoint committee members to participate.

President Chris Stampolis announced the appointment of LA County Southwest Area VP Josh Futterman as the new chair of the Organizational Development standing committee. He also thanked Larry Trullinger for leading the committee for several years and guiding CDC through its many redistricting changes.


Environmental Forum

Friday, May 13
Light refreshments 6:00 PM
Program 7:30 PM
Pacific Unitarian Church
5621 Montemalaga Drive
Rancho Palos Verdes

Because taking action to limit global warming is becoming more urgent every day, the Environmental Priorities Network is sponsoring this public forum.

Snacks and drinks will be available at 6:00PM and the program will start at 7:30. Professor Alex Hall of the UCLA Department of Atmospheric Sciences will speak on "Climate Change: The State of Current Knowledge."

Professor Hall has done extensive research on how much the earth's climate is currently changing and how much it might change in the future because of greenhouse gas emissions. He will indicate how best to take action to minimize the danger to our planet.

The Unitarian Social Justice Committee and the South Coast Interfaith Council are cosponsoring this event. Environmental organizations are invited to set up tables. To arrange for a table or find out more about this event, please contact Lillian Light at 310–545–1384 or at lklight @ verizon.net.

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lafn.org/politics/bcdc



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