Upcoming NWSPNC Virtual Meetings
NWSPNC Candidate Forum

Meet the Candidates running in the NWSPNC Board Election
Tuesday, May 11, 6:30 PM
Via Zoom

Join the Zoom webinar online at: https://zoom.us/j/ 
and enter the Webinar ID: 811 3484 5233 and Participant ID: 270458 or join by phone by dialing Toll Free (888) 475-4499, (833) 548-0282 or (833) 548 0282 and entering the Webinar ID: 811 3484 5233 and participant ID: 270458 and pressing #.

Did you request your ballot yet to vote in the 2021 Neighborhood Council Board Member Election?
Why not attend our Forum and
then vote for your favorite candidates.

View our election edition Newsletter here.
Vote-By-Mail in the NWSPNC Election;
On-Line Request Portal now Open.
Visit our Election web page for all the details.
Buscaino Community Grants Program
Voting Goes Live On Monday Morning!
Councilmember Buscaino has received over 160 proposals for the Buscaino Community Grants Program and will be awarding $3 million to local non-profit organizations with the goal of improving our communities. Awards will be determined by total number of community votes.

Councilmember Buscaino is encouraging everyone to take some time to review the qualifying proposals in Council District 15 communities of:
The voting period opens on May 10, 2021.
Voting will conclude on May 31, 2021.
Mayor Garcetti's Vax Facts
Each of us has a vital role to play in ending this pandemic and powering L.A.’s economic recovery. If you’ve already been vaccinated, now is the time to encourage your loved ones and community members to do the same. And if you’ve yet to roll up your sleeve, this is the moment to show up, get your shot, and save lives. READ MORE
Spotlight: Celebrate Mother's Day Safely
The COVID-19 vaccine is free and vaccination centers are OPEN on Mother's Day! If you are celebrating a loved one this weekend, please celebrate safely and wear your mask when in businesses, stores, and restaurants. 

Visit VaccinateLACounty.gov to learn more about getting the COVID-19 Vaccine. 
The New Bridge Needs a Name!
Assemblymember Patrick O'Donnell is asking for your help to name Long Beach's newest bridge. This bridge serves as a vital part of our country's trade infrastructure and he would like your input for the new name.

He will be introducing legislation to name the bridge based on feedback from the community. Please take a minute to choose your preference for the name of the new bridge by taking this survey.
Meet the Bridge Builders Video Series
Episode 6: The Amazing MSS
Continuing the Meet the Bridge Builders video series, this week’s episode reflects back on the effectiveness and time savings of the huge Movable Scaffolding Systems that helped construct the approach structures leading up to the main span. The Bridge Project was the first time that an MSS was used to construct a bridge in California. READ MORE
Saturday, May 8, 2021
LA County Moves into Yellow Tier Reopenings
English: Los Angeles County has met the threshold for the least restrictive yellow tier in the State's Blueprint for a Safer Economy. (Graphic)
Mask Guidelines For Fully Vaccinated People 
Learn more about when and where you don't have to wear a mask if you are fully vaccinated or visit http://publichealth.lacounty.gov.
Medicare and Health for Aging Californians
In this easy-to-digest ITUP Fact Sheet, readers will learn about Medicare eligibility, benefits, and enrollment in California. It also covers the California Master Plan for Aging and how COVID-19 has impacted Medicare beneficiaries. Learn more about health equity for California’s Medicare members and how California is addressing the social determinants of health in its Medicare population.
Cabrillo Marine Aquarium to Host
 "Aquarium-on-the-Beach" on Saturdays in May
LA River Master Plan
Public Comment Closing May 13th
Draft LA River Master Plan 
Comment period closes at 5 pm on MAY 13, 2021 
  LA River Master Plan Draft Program Environmental Impact Report 
Comment period closes at 5 pm on MAY 13, 2021 
Safety Net Foster Program at LA Animal Services Aims to Keep More Families Together
Los Angeles, May 7, 2021 – LA Animal Services has launched the Safety Net Foster Program for LA City residents facing a crisis and needing short-term housing for their pet. Angelenos consider pets to be a part of the family, and while there are resources for people requiring assistance, there are few opportunities for pets to be included in the plan for overcoming housing insecurity. READ MORE
Grant Programs Virtual Workshop
Family Art Workshop
Saturday, May 15, 2021 @ 1pm
Angels Gate Cultural Center is now offering monthly Family Art Workshops! All are welcome. Art activities for kids and adults, ages 1 to 101!

Angels Gate Cultural Center ofrece Talleres de Arte mensuales para familias! Todos son bienvenidos. Actividades para niños y adultos, desde un 1 año de edad hasta los 100!

Webinar May 11, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated job displacement and unemployment trends – precipitated by advancements in technology and automation. Although these disruptive forces impacting the workforce are not new, they do exacerbate long standing social inequities embedded in our pre-COVID economic landscape. READ MORE
Renew, Energize, and Donate
2021 SPAA Harbor Wide Virtual Student Art Competition
Deadline for online or actual submission is June 20th.
Shop Local

Continue to support local San Pedro businesses!
Reputable Sources for Covid-19 Updates
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