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Downtown Dia de los Muertos Concert at Grand Park

¡Altars, food trucks, face-painting, amazing bands, and a bar en el centro de Los Ángeles! On November 1, 2014, Grand Park will host a Dia de los Muertos concert event, hosted by Mario Hernandez and featuring music by Palenke Soultribe, La Chamba, Very Be Careful, and DJ Paw, and dance by Xocoyote (Aztec), Nueva Antequera (Oaxacan), and Grandeza Mexicana Folk Ballet Company. The event will also

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Pedal to the Port: A Two-Wheeled Wilmington Halloween

Halloween has long been a walking holiday; enjoy the entire day without a car and swap four wheels for two to visit the Harbor area’s annual waterfront event! On Saturday, October 25, through a sponsorship by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), C.I.C.L.E. (Cyclists Inciting Change thru LIVE Exchange), along with Mujeres Unidas and other community partners, will

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GM’s Message 10.17.14

I hope this newsletter finds you well. Thanks very much to Neighborhood Council leaders around the City giving us feedback on the new checking account and events review system. It’s been very helpful, and I really appreciate everyone’s suggestions on how to make not only your work easier, but ours as well. If you haven’t had a chance to weigh in, you can do so online until October 31st. We are

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Mayor’s Message

Amidst a record drought, Mayor Eric Garcetti today issued an executive directive to dramatically reduce the use of fresh water and the purchase of costly imported water. "Our relationship with water must evolve. We cannot afford the water policies of the past," said Mayor Garcetti. "We must conserve, recycle and rethink how we use our water to save money and make sure that we have enough water to

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“Eat Shop Play Crenshaw” Kicks Off This Weekend with Taste of Soul Festival

Starting this weekend at the 9th annual Taste of Soul Festival, Metro and Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas will launch the Eat, Shop and Play Crenshaw campaign to support businesses impacted by the construction of the Crenshaw/LAX rail line. Approximately 40 businesses, ranging from hair salons to restaurants to furniture stores, will be showing their goods at booths during the Taste

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Pomona Pumpkin Patch Pedal

Come ride to Cal Poly Pomona's Famous Pumpkin Patch! Join us in this free family friendly event. We will meet at downtown Pomona and bike about 4 miles to Cal Poly Pomona. Here’s your chance to explore the wonderful world of the Cal Poly Pumpkins via bike. This fun community bike ride will go from downtown Pomona to the Pumpkin Festival at Cal Poly Pomona via side streets. At the festival, riders

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Celebrate Good Food in LA with the Food Policy Council’s Food Day 2014

Join the Los Angeles Food Policy Council and their partners in celebrating Food Day Los Angeles on the morning of Tuesday, October 21, 2014. As the leaves turn and the days shorten, the LA Food Policy Council is gearing up for an exciting third annual Food Day celebration in Los Angeles City Hall! This year, we celebrate the theme of “collective impact,” and acknowledge the great work and collective

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Homeboy Industries Hosts “Every Angeleno Counts” 5K Run/Walk

The Homeboy Industries "Every Angeleno Counts" 5k Run/Walk is an opportunity for us to walk, run, and stand with thousands of former gang members whose lives are being completely transformed. Every Angeleno can help dispel the myth that some lives matter less than others. Date: Saturday, October 18, 2014 Time: 6:00-7:30 a.m. - On-site registration & packet pick-up 8:00 a.m. - Race starts Location:

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GoVote.org Encourages Voting Through Art

Election Day is coming up! How are you encouraging your friends and neighbors to vote? Hundreds of amazing artists have come together to produce awesome art to inspire you to #GoVote. Share them with your friends & family to encourage them to vote on November 4th! GoVote.org is a creative, non-partisan campaign that uses art to drive energy and momentum for this year’s election and beyond. Beautiful

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Board of Public Works Meeting October 27

Councilman Mike Bonin and the Department of Public Works invite you to a meeting of the Board of Public Works on October 27, 2014. Agenda topics will include: • Overview of Street Services FY14-15 Budget • Sepulveda Boulevard sidewalks – 84th Place to 80th Street (Westchester Streetscape Improvements) • Parking Lots at 1300 Electric Ave and 1600 Irving Tabor Ct • Santa Monica Bay LFD Upgrades

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