Lunchtime Networking Mixer & Small Business Management Seminar
Thursday, October 16, 2008, University of the West, 1409 N. Walnut Grove Ave., Rosemead.
For more information, call the Rosemead Chamber of Commerce at (626) 288-0811. Free to the public.
Sponsored by the The Asian Pacific Aislander Small Business Program. Special Guest: Vice Chair Judy Chu, California Stare Board of Equalization.
Saturday, September 27, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. FREE admission. Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza, 251 S. Olive St., Los Angeles. For more information please contact Kerry Situ at (213) 808-1754.
A limited number of tickets are still available for Monterey Park’s Art & Culture Commission’s trip to the Hollywood Bowl on Saturday, Sept. 13. Brian Wilson, the musical genious behind the California Beach Boys will be featured. Tickets for the trip are $35 per perons and includes a pre-trip wine and cheese reception at City hall, bus transportation and seats at the Hollywood Bowl. Call (626) 307-1388 for infomation.
Friday September 19, 2008 Recognition Ceremony will be sponsored by Assemblyman Mike Eng’s office from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Grace T. Black Auditorium in Temple City as part of Latino Heritage Month.
According to an announcement from the Assemblyman’s office ten individuals will be honored “who embody, portray or characterize the essence of Leadership.” Call Monica Aleman at 626/450-6116 for further information.
“Cut: Makings Of Removal”
September 2 to December 11. Opening reception: September 11, 6 to 9 p.m.
Vincent Price Art Museum, 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Monterey Park
East Los Angeles College President Ernest H. Moreno announced that a number of construction projects funded by Propositions A and AA will be completed during the current academic year – probably the most difficult year for both the staff and students – as well as neighbors.Continue: ELA Construction Projects
Los Angeles County Fair at Fairplex in Pomona will start up Friday, Sept. 5. The fair will run until Sept. 28. Activities will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.
Fair hours are 11 a.m to 10 p.m. on Wednesday; 11 a.m. to 11 .m. on Thursday; 11 a.m. to midnight on Friday; 10 a.m. to midnight on Saturday; and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Sunday.
Admission is $12 for ages 6 to 12 years; $17 for 13 years and up; $14 for 60 years an older. chidren under 5 area free. For information call (909) 623-3111.
Nationally, the cost of election campaigning has surged to millions of dollars for presidential candidates. The cost of elections locally has also surged to nearly $100,000. Our friends at the Pasadena Star News reported recently that Rosemead Mayor John Tran had accumulated a campaign warchest nearing $100,000.Continue: BEACHCOMBER - Election Campaigns Everywhere
SAN DIEGO -- Anyone who heard Sarah Palin’s rousing speech at the GOP National Convention should now understand why Democrats have been trying to destroy her.
And why, luckily for the country, they’ve failed. You mess with a hockey mom -- and even go after her family -- and you’re bound to lose some teeth.Continue: Why Democrats are Chasing Palin
The Asian Pacific Aislander Small Business Program hosts the 9th Annual Asian Small Business Expo. Saturday, September 27, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. FREE admission. Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza, 251 S. Olive St., Los Angeles. For more information please contact Kerry Situ at (213) 808-1754.
Dear Friends and Colleagues:
As you may have heard, after working for Hon. Judy Chu at the State Board of Equalization and State Assembly the past three years, the time has come for me to move on. I have recently accepted a position with Lee Andrews Group, a Los Angeles-based technology, environmental and public affairs consulting firm, and will serve as the Community Relations Project Manager for the Alameda Corridor-East (ACE) Construction Authority. My last day at the office will be Friday, September 5th.Continue: Letter from Ricky Choi
Hosted by the Chambers of Commerce: Alhambra, El Monte/South El Monte, Monterey Park, Rosemead, San Gabriel and San Marino. Wednesday, September 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.. $25 Chamber Members, $30 Non Chamber Members. Almansor Court, 700 S. Almansor St., Alhambra. For information call (626) 626-282-8481.
The great sounds of music under the stars will fill the Luckman Fine Arts Complex’s Street of the Arts at Cal State L.A. on Saturday, September 20, 2008 at 6:30 pm when Charles Owens conducts the Luckman Jazz Orchestra in a free outdoor concert. Luckman Fine Arts Complex, Street of the Arts, 5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90032. FREE. Reservations are taken through the Luckman Box Office, 323-343-6600
Epstein Becker & Green, P.C., Bank of China, and Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles present a Special, Two-Part Program for Chinese Companies Doing Business In The United States And American Companies Seeking Investment Opportunities Abroad. FREE event. Complimentary Breakfast, Buffet Lunch and End-of-the-Day Wine Reception will be provided. Tuesday, September 23, 2008, The Marriot Downtown, 333 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071, (213) 617-0396.
Los Angeles, CA – Exploring the idea of the cyborg and its implication on the art world, Neosapien at the Cal State L.A. Fine Arts Gallery will feature works by emerging artists Robert Arieas, Kallie Clark, Janne Larsen, Kate and Paul Lindholm, Kimo Proudfoot, Jason Ramos and Ryan Ross.The exhibition opens Saturday, Sept. 27, with a 6 p.m. reception.
September 27 – October 18, 2008 Fine Arts Gallery, (323) 343-4040
Our local communities have experienced an unusual phenomena lately, closing schools. We have all heard the term “declining enrollment” over the past decade, but its impact only hit home when two local elementary schools – Williams and Duff in Rosemead – were closed. Many locals have wondered out loud that the general population hasn’t declined – indeed most cities have shown an INCREASE in residents! – so why has the student population DECREASED?Continue: Pupil Flight - Why Schools are Closing
Never mind the naysayers and inside-the-Beltway snobs who mock John McCain’s selection of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his running mate. This was a brilliant choice. Sure, it’s a risk. But as Palin’s defenders point out, no less a risk than asking the country to take a chance at the top of the ticket on a first-term senator from Illinois who doesn’t have much to show in legislative accomplishments or foreign policy expertise.Continue: The Question of Gov. Sarah Palin
On November 13, 2008, the City of Rosemead Public Safety Business Unit and the Executive Team Members will analyze the City’s emergency preparedness plan and set goals and objectives to better prepare the City when the big earthquake hits. Neighboring cities throughout the West Valley, including Monterey Park and Alhambra will also be participating in the earthquake drill.Continue: Prepare for "Shake Out" Quake Drill
“The Longshots” is humane, humorous, subtly uplifting and really well acted. It’s based (with some fictionalization) on the true story of gifted tween quarterback Jasmine Plummer, from small-town Illinois, who played with the guys in the Pop Warner youth football league.Continue: Family Filmgoer - "The Longshots"
It’s back to school time and It feels great.
One of my grandchildren just started his first day of pre-school. Oh, he was in for a shock. There were strange adults, strange children and nobody
paying attention when he exclaimed “MINE.”
Local cities and schools districts are now feeling the pinch from state budget problems.Continue: Schools, Cities Fell Pinch of State Stalemate
PROTESTING -- Local Elected officials and school district leaders protested potential cuts by the Governor and legislature to balance the state budget. Above, speaking is Virginia Peterson, superintendent of the Garvey School District. Looking on at center is Bob Gin, president of the Alhambra Unified School District and State Senator Gloria Romero (at right). Press conference was a Duff Elementary School which was recently closed.