Annual St. Charles Rummage Sale
The Annual St. Charles Rummage Sale, fondly known as the “White Elephant,” will be held Saturday, October 3 and Sunday, October 4 from 8am to 6pm in the St. Charles Social Center. There is a large array of treasures to be found. ALL proceeds benefit our St. Charles Elementary School.
Tom LaBonge News
The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously today on a tentative agreement with a city employee union coalition on an early retirement incentive program (ERIP) to help close the city’s $405 million budget shortfall. The ERIP will prevent cuts to public safety staffing. The plan includes layoffs for an unspecified number of employees but eliminates mandatory furloughs for thousands of others. It also includes $78 million in union concessions.
The California Department of Food and Agriculture has instituted an emergency program against the Asian Citrus Psyllid (ACP) after the insect was detected during a survey of the Echo Park area. This insect poses a serious threat to California citrus trees because it transmits a bacterium, Huanglongbing (HLB) that causes one of the most devastating diseases for citrus crops. There is no cure for this malady, which has caused billions of dollars in damage to Florida citrus trees. No HLB has been found in California.
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is seeking public input on plans to expand solar power in Los Angeles. Public workshops, which will be held throughout the city, will ask the public to comment on existing and proposed solar programs.
To register for a workshop please visit the LADWP solar power website or call 213-367-1361. Maps to locations are also viewable on the registration Web site.