Capital Improvement Program Advisory Committee Meeting Please make plans to attend the City's Capital Improvement Program committee meeting this Monday evening, July 18th in the City Hall Human Resources Conference Room. We welcome your ideas about what type of infrastructure projects you'd like to see the city initiate. More...
Parking RV & Oversized Vehicles in El Segundo The City of El Segundo currently limits the on-street parking of RV's to 48 hours. Based on citizen concerns, the City Council has directed staff to review this issue. The City seeks input from the community on what action, if any, should be taken when considering the street parking of oversized and recreational vehicles in El Segundo. The survey source will remain anonymous but the data gathered will be used for advisory purposes. More...
FILE a CLAIM with EDISON Need to file a claim with Southern California Edison? Submit your claim online at http://bit.ly/SCEClaims or via Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Fax: (626) 569-2573; US Mail: Southern California Edison Company, Attn: Claims Dept., PO Box 900, Rosemead, CA 91770. Further details about filing your claim may be found at www.sce.com/Claims. More...
Join us on Saturday, June 11 at 9:00 a.m. to learn how West Basin is exploring responsible ocean water desalination to diversify the district's water supply portfolio and increase water reliability for our region.
Bike to Work Day- May 19th Bike It. Bus It. On BCT. The City of Redondo Beach is partnering with Los Angeles Metro for Bike to Work Day. Beach Cities Transit is hosting a Bike Pit Stop as part of Metro’s national month long bike celebration. More than 50 pit stops across L.A. County will offer refreshments and give-aways to bicycle commuters (Metro Pit Stop map). Beach Cities Transit buses are available as part of the free rides offered by Metro and local transit agencies. Bicyclists who combine their commute as a bike-transit trip can rack their bike and board the bus for free on May 19th 2016. (
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Richmond Street Construction Information Construction of the Richmond Street Improvement Project commenced on April 25th. Click here for more information and continuous updates on construction activities.
The Plunge has Reopened! The Plunge has reopened! Normal hours and programming have resumed with the exception of Swim Lessons. Lottery forms for Swim Lessons beginning on May 15 are now being accepted.
We apologize again any inconvenience. If you have additional questions, please call (310)524-2738.
Smoky Hollow Specific Plan Update Workshop The City of El Segundo invites you to participate in a community-based effort focused on the future of the Smoky Hollow District. Smoky Hollow Specific Plan workshop will beheld on March 8, 2016. More...
Coming Soon: The 100, 200 and 300 blocks of Richmond Street will undergo a complete renovation, with construction expected to start this coming April. Click here to learn more about the Richmond Street Rehabilitation Project, including a look at design plans and anticipated construction dates.
Strong El Nino conditions are forecasted this winter. Increased rainfall along the coast of California is expected. Flooding and landslide risks are potential problems the community should be prepared for.
Keep Your Home California Keep Your Home California was established under the U.S. Treasury Department's Hardest Hit Fund and has five programs, each designed to address different financial hardships that may affect an individual’s ability to pay their mortgage, to assist homeowners who are struggling with their mortgage payments. Qualifying homeowners can receive up to $100,000 to help them keep their homes.
Homeowners seeking more information about any of the Keep Your Home California programs should call (888) 954-KEEP (5337) from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays.
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Green Building Challenge The South Bay Cities Green Building Challenge is a competition designed to drive measurable sustainability improvements in the categories of energy, water, waste, and transportation.
El Nino - Online Resources As part of the preparations underway for El Niño, Los Angeles County has launched a robust webpage to communicate emergency information and share preparedness tips with residents, businesses, and community partners: www.lacounty.gov/elnino.
The webpage provides storm-related resources including safety tips, weather forecasts, and information for homeowners affected by floods and mudslides. Additionally, visitors can find info guides, PSAs, and a dedicated Twitter feed of first responder agencies tweeting about this year's storms. It is mobile-friendly and can be instantly translated into 90 languages. As a County department, partner agency, local city, community group, or media outlet, you are welcome to link to the resources on this website, or take any content that may be useful to your customers and constituents. Similarly, we are happy to add any of your own content which many further prepare the 10 million residents of Los Angeles County for the coming El Nino season.
Attached to this email are three sizes of digital graphic banner (transparent .PNGs) for online publications and websites. Feel free to use as you see fit, and please hyperlink all banners to www.lacounty.gov/elnino.
Thank you for your partnership in spreading the word about this community resource.
El Segundo City Council Meetings Now Available Everywhere! El Segundo TV now delivers your City Council meetings across most digital platforms LIVE! Simply hop on the web and direct your favorite browser to ELSEGUNDOTV and click on the "Live Now" link. It will direct you to the current meeting when in progress. El Segundo TV goes where you go! It's Your City, Your TV.
The following is a consolidation of recent --as of April 2015 up to-date-- The Lakes Golf Course presentations and community meetings information. If any questions, please contact Director of Recreation and Parks, Meredith Petit at email@example.com or 310-524-2880.
To help identity theft, the City of El Segundo in conjunction with Consolidated Disposal Service will be holding a Community Shred Day. So bring your confidential documents for safe, secure, on-site destruction. You can watch as your sensitive material is professionally shredded right in front of you! Open to all El Segundo residents.
At the May 5, 2015 City Council Meeting, Meredith Petit, Director of Recreation and Parks on behalf of the Vision Committee presented for Council discussion and action The Lakes Vision Committee's info such as its background, representatives, purpose, community outreach survey results on The Lakes' usage, amenity condition, needed improvements, top concerns, priorities, etc. as well as the RFP elements and next steps.
To read, view, and/or watch the presentation as well as Council direction, please click on more.
On behalf of his constituents who reside in the City of El Segundo, Congressman Ted Lieu wrote a letter to FAA's Administrator, Michael P. Huerta requesting for a time extension under the Residential Insulation Program (RSI) rules for the City of El Segundo. FAA granting the request will allow the City to rebid a number of contracts for homes affected by the program and enable RSI to sound insulate 191 homes.
Time Warner Cable announced that all calls placed by its Home Phone and Business Services customers to landline and mobile numbers in Nepal will be free through May 25, 2015, and is retroactive for all calls placed since April 25.
"Our thoughts are with those who have loved ones in Nepal and surrounding areas impacted by the devastating earthquake on April 25"
An FAA-sponsored website and complaint hotline that will enable noise-weary Los Angeles County residents to report clattering helicopters went live Tuesday, a long-awaited development applauded by all sides involved in the complex issue.
The Automated Complaint System, as it's dubbed by the Federal Aviation Administration, enables residents to research flight tracks of helicopters and identify those causing excessive noise via the website at Heli-Noise-LA.com.
People may file a complaint on the website or call the hotline at 424-348-HELI (4354).
Make sure to check out The Lakes at El Segundo’s new website! Stay current on news and information, see upcoming events, and even book your tee time online at the newly updated www.golfthelakes.com. You can also get information about dining at the top-tier Fairway Cafe.
The Lakes at El Segundo is a municipal golf course owned by the City of El Segundo. The Course opened in June of 1994 and is one of the many successful programs for the city's Recreation and Parks Department. The Lakes has become one of the best 9 hole golf and practice facilities in the country.
Tennis Court - New Reservation Fees beginning April 1, 2015:
New hourly reservation fees will take effect for patrons making Tennis, Paddle Tennis, or Racquetball Court reservations at Recreation Park. Residents with a valid Rec. ID can make reservations up to 6 days in advance. Unreserved courts will be available on a first come, first serve basis to all players at the top of each hour; all fees are listed below. Please visit the Checkout Building or call 310-524-2700 for more information.
El Segundo Residents with a current Rec. ID - $5 per hour El Segundo For Profit Groups - $10 per hour Non-Residents - $15 per hour
Beach Shuttle - New Fees Beginning March 28, 2015:
Beginning March 28th El Segundo Residents will be required to show a valid Rec ID Card to ride the Beach Shuttle each way. Residents without a valid Recreation ID Card and Non-Resident riders will be required to pay $1 each way to utilize the shuttle. For information on obtaining a Rec ID Card call 310-524-2700.
Please help us spread the word to LOW INCOME OLDER ADULT. Read in the following page information regarding a myriad of financial and miscellaneous assistance for qualified low income older adult from SoCal Gas, SoCal Edison, H.E.L.P. (Healthcare & Elder Adult Law Programs), City of El Segundo, LA County Community & Senior Citizen Services, State of California Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).
As part of Metro's overall plan to upgrade its rail service, the Metro Green Line will start repairs to its signal system between Redondo and Douglas Stations. The current system will be replaced by a new one which will allow for a smoother transition of trains coming in and out of the train yards at this location. Train service will stop Friday, February 6 at 9:00 p.m. and resume on Monday, February 9 at 4:30 a.m. For your convenience, a free bus shuttle will be provided between Redondo and Aviation stations during these dates. Regular weekday train service will not be affected. As work continues on the Green Line, future notices will be distributed and posted via metro.net, Twitter, and Facebook.
When: Friday, February 6 starting at 9:00 p.m. through Monday, February 9 at 4:00 a.m. with complete station closure.
What to expect: Free bus shuttles will run from Aviation to Redondo Beach Stations.
You may experience the following: - Noise due to switch replacement activity between Redondo & Douglas Stations. -Up to 25 workers will be on hand for this work. -Trucks with back-up alarms.
For more information, please call Carlos Valdez at (213) 922-7123.
The City of El Segundo has completed the 2015 Hazard Mitigation Plan and needs your review and comments!
El Segundo faces a number of potential hazards such as earthquakes, severe weather, tsunamis, epidemics, terrorism, hazardous materials, and more. Hazard mitigation plans are developed before a disaster strikes. The plans identify community policies, actions, and tools for long-term implementation to reduce risk and potential for future losses. Once adopted and implemented, these plans gradually lessen the impacts associated with hazard events. Hazard mitigation plans must be approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency in order for the city to be eligible for mitigation grant funding. This plan represents El Segundo’s intent to reduce the impact of hazards within the city.
Revamped Economic Development Website Over the last several months, the Economic Development Advisory Council and the City Council have worked closely in promoting the city for the purposes of business attraction. More...
El Segundo Post Office Reopens The El Segundo Post Office will reopen at 2130 E. Mariposa Avenue at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. Service at the facility, which provided local retail service and housed delivery operations for both the El Segundo and Manhattan Beach communities, had been suspended on Feb. 6, 2014, after a water main running under the building burst, damaging the foundation of the building. Postal operations were relocated to other nearby facilities in order to maintain service while the building was repaired. (
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TIME WARNER SERVICE CHANGE ANNOUNCEMENT El Segundo residents with Time Warner TV service will require Time Warner digital equipment to receive programming. If you have a cable line plugged directly into your TV, you will need to order a digital adapter to avoid losing your picture. These adapters will be needed for ALL TV’s not just older CRT models. The projected date of change is September 23, 2014. More...
Mow Down Air Pollution – Electric Lawn Mower Exchange
Save some green by trading in your old, operable gas-powered lawn mower, replace it with a high-performance electric mower and score up to 75 percent in savings! Pre-registration is required and starts Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
The City of El Segundo wants your input! We are investigating ways to increase the number of available parking spaces in the downtown area, specifically on Richmond St. and Standard St., and have prepared four street design concepts that can meet this objective.
Blue Commute Commuting in and out of El Segundo? If you are a commuter in Los Angeles County, there is now a wonderful new traffic tool to help you get to where you're going on both city streets and freeways. It's called Blue Commute, in honor of El Segundo's Blue Butterfly. More...
California has recently adopted a new series of Building Standards Codes and they are now available for purchase. All jurisdictions will be required to enforce these new codes starting January 1, 2014.
Planning for the City’s Financial Future The City of El Segundo is facing budget deficits in coming years, beginning in October of 2014. The Cityis in the process of planning for the future and would like to provide information and hear the public’sthoughts and comments on the following:
• How City funds are spent,• The sources of City revenues,• Projected Future Year Deficits and,• The options that exist to address the future financial challenges that the City is facing. More...
Permit Parking Program at Walnut & Washington On March 5, 2013, the El Segundo City Council approved implementation of a Permit Parking Program at Walnut Ave. & Washington St. This Permit Parking Program was requested and supported by majority of affected residents who reside on Walnut Ave. and Washington St. due to the severely impacted street parking stemming from nearby commercial buildings. As directed by City Council, the Public Works Department will be implementing the approved permit parking program in the coming weeks. More...
Seeking Nominations for the 2013 Older American of the Year Recipient Do you know an older American that exemplifies the true spirit of volunteerism within the El Segundo community? Have they enhanced the quality of life for others? The El Segundo Recreation and Parks Departments invites you or your organization to nominate a candidate for the 2013 El Segundo Older American of the Year Award. Any El Segundo resident 60 years of age or older that has demonstrated strong volunteer and community service is eligible. (
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"Sustainable El Segundo" Workshop Series "Are You Wasting Money with Your Waste?" A sustainable El Segundo workshop series. FREE Workshop Monday, March 18, 2013 10:00 am - 11:30 am at the El Segundo Library (Friends Room) 111 Mariposa Ave, El Segundo 90245
' Our fundraising goal for the El Segundo Herald preservation project is $20,000. Thanks to the generosity of donors listed below, we are almost there! The donations, together with the Friends' contribution of $20,000, is nearly sufficient funding for the completion of the Friends' project "Saving Our Community History." Digital conversion and placement of El Segundo’s only newspaper, the El Segundo Herald, on the Library’s web site will give everyone a view of our past from 1916 forward! What a gift to ourselves and to the generations that follow! Only an additional $5,500 is needed to accomplish all this. To make a donation toward this project, please send a check made out to "Friends of the El Segundo Public Library" and note “Herald Project” on the check. Donations can be mailed or walked into the library.
Trash and Recycling collection does not occur on the following Holidays: Christmas Day New Year's Day
When any of these days are observed on a weekday, services will be delayed one day. Contact Consolidated Disposal Service directly for ALL waste hauling service requests, to report a missed pick-up or for any other questions regarding the trash collection and recycling services provided to residents.
Santa is scheduled to visit El Segundo from December 10th through the 14th and 17th starting on the west side of the city.Santa will work his way east to Sepulveda each night.Police cars with lights, sirens, and music playing will signal Santa’s arrival on your block.He is expected to begin each night at and go until 8.
Trash and Recycling collection does not occur on Thanksgiving Day. Service will be delayed one day. All other days are unaffected. For El Segundo Trash Schedule and a general guide to Waste and Recycle Services, please click on the following link:
Street Sweeping and Parking on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22
·Will street sweeping occur this week on Thursday, November 22? The answer is no. ·Will Police Department be ticketing cars that are parked on posted street sweeping days for Thursday on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22, 2012? The answer is no.
Any streets that are posted for sweeping on Thursdays will not be swept again until Thursday, November 29.
A free Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Roundup A free Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Roundup is scheduled to take place in El Segundo on Saturday, November 17, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Please click on the following link or attached PDF file for more information on the event which should answer most of your questions.
ALERT: MISLEADING PROPERTY TAX REDUCTION MAILERS As the tax collector mails out bills this month, so, are private companies sending out their often-times official-looking offers to implement a review procedure for fees of $150 or more. This pays the company to file a simple one-page form available at no cost on our website at http://assessor.lacounty.gov or by calling any of our offices. The website also provides information about decline-in-value reviews. (
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Construction Activity on Franklin Avenue at Main Street
Construction work will occur on Franklin Ave. from Tuesday, July 31, 2012 through Friday, September 20, 2012. For more detail, please click here.
Over the next five months, the West Basin Municipal Water District will be performing construction activities between downtown El Segundo and NRG’s beach facility to provide recycled water to NRG. West Basin is installing a 10-inch diameter pipeline that will convey an average of 470,000 gallons per day of single pass reverse osmosis (RO) recycled water. By utilizing recycled water for industrial use, 470,000 gallons per day of potable (drinking water) will be saved. To learn more about this project and to see a map of affected streets, please click here.
On March 30th, the Technical Assistance Panel commissioned by the Urban Land Institute - Los Angeles completed their analysis and findings of the Smoky Hollow area. Panel members anticipate making the presentation to the Planning Commission and City Council in the coming weeks. You may also view the presentation here Smoky Hollow Technical Assistance Panel.
For additional questions or to request a copy of the presentation, please contact Ted Shove at (310) 524-2359 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Notice of Temporary Road Closure. There will not be access to east bound Imperial Hwy. from Main Street on Wednesday, April 18th. Traffic will be detoured. The intersection should be reopened by 4:00pm Wednesday afternoon.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works will be paving Imperial Highway from Vista Del Mar to an area West of California.
The intersection of Main Street and Imperial Highway will be closed on Tuesday, April 17th from 10:00am. This project will be completed by Wednesday, April 18th at 4:00pm.
This schedule may be altered due to weather conditions.
Downtown El Segundo Banner Program
Last month marked the completion of a milestone for the City, Chamber and key stakeholders to market the Downtown area. Through their collaborative efforts the redesign, funding and installation of new banners has been completed in the Downtown area. The new design features five new colors and phrases that can be seen along Main Street from Mariposa Ave to El Segundo Blvd; along Holly Ave and Standard St; and along Grand Ave from Concord St to Eucalyptus Dr.
The Banners are part of a bigger Downtown branding initiative being spearheaded by the Chamber. More collateral materials are expected to be completed in the next several weeks that continue the focus on the Downtown El Segundo.
The original 'Dine','Shop' and 'Play' Banners from the Downtown were also installed on lighting standards along Sepulveda Blvd from El Segundo Blvd stretching down to Rosecrans Ave. The Banners are expected to draw attention to the City from the nearly 130,000 vehicles passing through the Sepulveda Corridor per day.
For more information on getting involved with the Downtown initiatives, please contact Ted Shove, Economic Development Analyst for the City of El Segundo at (310) 524-2359 or via email at email@example.com. You may also contact Marsha Hansen, Executive Director for the El Segundo Chamber of Commerce at (310) 322-1220 or via email at Director@elsegundochamber.org.
Candidate's Forum - League of Women Voters On Wednesday April 4, 2012 the League of Women Voters / Beach Cities hosted a candidate's forum with El Segundo City Council candidates. The program can be viewed on El Segundo TV or accessed on-line at: CANDIDATE'S FORUM - April4, 2012
(please note - meeting is almost 2 hours in length so it may take extra time to load)
Evening Beach Bike Path Restrictions, April 9-11 As part of the new power plant construction, El Segundo Energy Center is conducting improvements to the bike path and constructing a perimeter sea wall that will span the majority of the western boundary of the El Segundo Generating Station. Flag persons will be onsite at night between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 6:00 A.M to direct bike path patrons to walk their bikes in certain areas, as needed, for construction portions of the bike path as indicated by the posted signs.
Other Job Opportunities The South Bay Regional Public Communications Authority is currently accepting employment applications for the position of Public Safety Dispatcher. Please click the link for details about the position - www.rcc911.org . Applications must be submitted by April 13, 2012. Qualified applicants will be invited to participate in a written exam on April 24, 2012
Several deliveries are planned the nights of March 21-31. If you have any questions regarding these oversize deliveries, please contact our project hotline at 888-312-0881 or visit the El Segundo Power website at http://elsegundorepowering.com.
2012 ESRA Candidate's Forum On Monday February 27, 2012 the El Segundo Resident's Association hosted a candidate's forum with City Council and City Clerk candidates. The program can be viewed on El Segundo TV or accessed on-line: ESRA CANDIDATE'S FORUM Link (please note - meeting is almost 2 hours in length so it may take extra time to load)
The City of El Segundo has commissioned the Urban Land Institute to assemble a Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) for the purpose of studying existing development patterns within the Smoky Hollow area and to provide recommendations on how to encourage, control and guide future development within the area.
Complete Closure of Vista Del Mar, North of Grand Avenue
On Sunday, January 15 @ 7 a.m., the City of Los Angeles will be holding a half marathon that will begin on the Venice Boardwalk and end in PlayaDel Rey. The course will cause a complete closure of VistaDel Mar, north of Grand Avenue. Vista Del Mar, from Grand Avenue to 45th Street, will be limited to one lane. Traffic flow will alternate from north bound to south bound during this event. ESPD personnel will control the traffic flow until the event is over. Sepulveda Boulevard should be used as an alternate route in lieu of VistaDel Mar. The event is planned to conclude by 1:00 PM. A course map is posted to: Course Map Link
If you (or the person you are registering) live in Los Angeles County and have any of the following conditions which might impede with your abilities to evacuate a building, travel to or stay safely in an emergency evacuation center, or to securely shelter in place without assistance, then you may want to consider enrolling in the Specific Needs Disaster Voluntary Registry. It is free and secure..
Main Street from El Segundo Blvd. to Imperial Ave. and Imperial Ave. from Virginia to Sheldon are closed from 10am-4pm (Dec. 11th). Also, the 300 and 400 blocks of Main and Holly to the alleys east and west of Main are closed from 8am-5pm. All streets will be opened immediately after the parade has passed and the sweeper has finished sweeping that section of the route.
Spark of Love 2011 In an effort to provide for children and teens who otherwise might not experience the joy of the holiday season, the City of El Segundo Fire Department participates in the Spark of Love Program.
The community is encouraged to support this holiday program by contributing toys and non-perishable foods to the El Segundo Fire Department, Fire Station No. 1 at 314 Main Street, during the period of November 21st - December 15th, 2011.
New Library Hours Beginning Monday, October 31st, the library will be resuming its extended hours of operation during the workweek, Monday through Thursday. The library will remain closed Fridays and Sundays.
The new hours are:
Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friday and Sunday closed
Please call the Circulation Desk at 310-524-2722 for any questions about the library's new hours.
NRG, El Segundo Energy Center is mobilizing for the construction of improvements to the bike path and new seawall. Construction will take place from October 2011 through November 2012. Temporary delays may occur on the bike path during construction. The bike path will remain open during construction and will be open on weekends and holidays.
The El Segundo power plant (NRG) will be dismantling an unused tower at their plant located at 301 Vista Del Mar.
This work requires closure of Vista Del Mar. The proposed work will be performed at night (9:00 pm to 5:00 am) on Tuesday and Wednesday August 30 and 31st. For further information please contact El Segundo Police Department at 310-524-2255.
Posting for City Web Site/Community Cable Channel re Committees, Commissions and Boards (CCB) Openings
The Council is currently accepting applications for the following positions.
Investment Advisory Committee - one position expires August 30, 2011
Community Cable Advisory Committee - one position expires October 30, 2011
Capital Improvement Program Advisory Committee - two positions expires November 30, 2011
If you are interested in applying, please pick up an application at the Council Office or log onto the City website at www.elsegundo.org. For more information, call 310 524-2302 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Free Community Shred Day Event
South Bay Beach Cities Community Welcome to a Free Community Shred Day Event Saturday, August 13, 2011 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. South Bay Credit Union at 2304 Artesia Blvd. Redondo Beach For more information, click here.
The 14th Annual Main Street Car Show
Saturday, August 20, 2011 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Main Street, El Segundo Download Flyer Here
Metro is currently improving the I-405 freeway through the Sepulveda Pass to add a northbound HOV lane. Part of the project scope necessitates the demolition and reconstruction of the Mulholland Bridge. The bridge will be demolished one half at a time. The first demolition is scheduled for the weekend of July 16-17, 2011. The second demolition will occur one year later.
Shredfest at Kinecta Federal Credit Union Saturday April 23rd
In honor of Earth Day, Kinecta Federal Credit Union is hosting a Shredfest on Saturday, April 23rd from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at their Manhattan Beach branch located at: 1440 Rosecrans Ave. Bring up to five boxes of confidential or unwanted papers and they will be shredded at no charge. Additionally, electronic waste (such as old computers, discs and phones) will be collected for offsite disposal. This event is open to the general public.
The "Spark of Love" holiday season runs through December 16, 2010. The El Segundo Fire Department is collecting donations of unwrapped toys or food items that will go to children and families who need a helping hand.
The City of Manhattan Beach is hosting an all-day Sustainability Summit and Eco-Fair on 10-10-10. This event is free and open to the public. Please see the attached flyer for the Summit Agenda and please note reservations are required for the Discussion Panel portion of the day.
Operation Light Exchange is an energy efficiency program that allows residential customers of Southern California Edison to exchange inefficient halogen and incandescent light fixtures for new, FREE Energy Star labeled lamps.
You will be amazed to learn about all the ways YOU can become greener at home, at work and at play. We encourage you to bring your friends and family to our Annual Environmental Expo on Thursday, July 8th from 3-7p.m. It will be right here on Main Street, next to the weekly Farmers Market.
Click below to view the Mayor Busch's annoucement on EXPO 2010
Edison SmartConnect, a new energy management system from Southern California Edison ( SCE) is replacing all its existing electric meters with new digital meters. These new meters will enable new incentive programs and online tools to help you save energy, money, and the environment.
What is a smart meter?
A smart meter is an advanced, digital electric meter designed to help you make smarter energy choices and manage your energy use to save money. Based on next-generation communications technology, smart meters transmit important and money-saving information to you from the utility, safely within a secure wireless network. Soon you will be able to monitor your electricity use and costs on the Web as easily as you check your family's mobile phone usage or your bank balance.
The California Cash 4 Appliances Program Beginning April 22, 2010 ,The California Energy Commission is administering $35.2 million in federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds for California Cash 4 Appliances Program.
The Energy Commission will provide rebates to California residential consumers who purchase eligible home appliances during the rebate period
April 13, 2010 Municipal Election Unofficial Results
UPDATE TO INCLUDE 2ND RUN VBM AND PROVISIONAL BALLOTS COUNTED
APRIL 13, 2010 MUNICIPAL ELECTION UNOFFICAL RESULTS
QUESTIONS? PLEASE CONTACT THE CITY CLERK'S OFFICE 310-524-2307
FOR TWO CITY COUNCIL SEATS BILL FISHER - 1637 SUZANNE FUENTES - 1321 SCOTT HOUSTON - 1119
FOR MEASURES M yes - 1654 M no - 699 N yes - 1587 N no - 769
Chamber of Commerce's City Council Candidates Forum ESTV will be airing the El Segundo Chamber of Commerce's "2010 Candidates Forum" on Time Warner Channel 3 and AT&T Uverse Channel 99 on the following dates:
March 31 - Wed. 8pm April 1 - Thurs. 8pm April 2 - Fri. 8pm April 3 - Sat 10am & 8pm
The City's Public Works Department is pleased to notify you that the streets in your neighborhood have been selected and scheduled for improvements. This work is scheduled to occur on December 18 and approximately last for four (4) weeks.
Areawide. Keep foam packing peanuts out of landfills by using the Plastic Loose Fill Council's Peanut Hotline, 800-828-2214.
The automated phone service provides a list of businesses in your area that reuse the foam packing peanuts, and you can search by ZIP code. The service also is available on the council's Web site, http://www.loosefillpackaging.com
THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY TRASH & RECYCLING SCHEDULE
City-provided trash service will not occur on Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2009.
If your regular collection day falls on this day, service will occur the next day, Friday, November 27, 2009.
For information, please call Public Works at 310-524-2359.
Free E-waste Home Collection for Senior Citizens of El Segundo
The City of El Segundo Public Works Department
are offering a
Free E-waste Home Collection
Exclusively for Senior Citizens of El Segundo
Limit two E-waste items per household
(Limited to TVs, monitors, stereos, computers, and other electronics).
Sunday, December 13, 2009-10 a.m. to 4p.m.
To make an appointment, call 1-800-468-5865 and mention
"EL SEGUNDO FREE SENIOR E-WASTE"
SoCal Water Smart Rebate Programs
Metropolitan Water District is offering two programs
SoCal Water Smart Rebate Program for El Segundo residents and Save A Buck Rebate (Reservation) Program (This program provided rebates to the Commercial, Industrial and Institutional customers)
According to the Los Angeles County Public Health Department demand for H1N1 vaccine is currently outweighing local and national supply. However, H1N1 vaccinations are available to Los Angeles County residents through many doctors as well as Public Health vaccine clinics. The County encourages residents to receive the vaccine from their usual healthcare providers, if possible. About 3,000 healthcare providers countywide have ordered the vaccine. Additionally, the County reports that the H1N1 vaccine should also be available at pharmacies throughout the county, shortly.
Residents can always dispose of greenwaste at the Maintenance Facility year round. The drop-off stall is located at the north end of the parking lot at 150 Illinois Street. When available, free mulch is provided for El Segundo residents.
Fall Clean-Up Week : October 12-16, 2009 During Fall Clean-Up week ( Oct 12-16), all residences may dispose of large items. Residents of multi-family dwellings must contact Public Works at (310)524-2359 to find out what day large items will be collected in their area.
The Concerts in the Library Series Returns! The Library's popular Concerts in the Library series returns with new performers and a new, earlier time! Sit back and enjoy the entertaining and educational performances of four new musical groups beginning on Sunday, September 20th and continuing each third Sunday of the month through December. Free to all, the series features classical and jazz programs, as well as music from different ethnic traditions. Please see our calendar section for specific details on each program. (
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SoCal Environmental Excellence Development Awards Mark your calendar to join the South Bay Buisness Environmental Coalition and our local community as we ride the green wave to global sustainability together.
As part of West Basin's Water Reliability 2020 Program to decrease El Segundo's reliance in imported water, West Basin Municipal Water District is constructing a recycled water pipeline along Imperial Avenue. More...
2009 Graduation DVD's El Segundo Television has the El Segundo High School, El Segundo Middle School and Arena graduation ceremonies available.
The Southern California Gas Company is performing work in the City of El Segundo which is a result of the 2002 Federal Public Safety Improvement Act. This Federal Act requires all pipeline operators to inspect high pressure gas lines.
El Segundo Blvd. between Richmond Street and Main Street will be closed from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday beginning June 22 to end of July. During this time, you may experience traffic delays and/or occasional gas odors. The gas service to your home or business will not be interrupted.
NOTICE OF CONSTRUCTION Notice of Construction ~ Installation of a Telemetry System along Illinois Street, El Segundo Blvd.,Sepulveda Blvd. and Oak Street in the City of El Segundo
AT&T U-verse to Carry Local El Segundo Television Channels
El Segundo TV's local channels 3 &22 will be available to AT&T's U-verse television subscribers beginning June 8, 2009. The ESTV stations can be accessed through U-verse’s Channel 99 PEG tier directory. For programming schedules go to: http://www.elsegundo.org/cable/schedule.asp
The California Department of Water Resources and The Association of California Water Agencies have just launched a new "Save Our Water" program to conserve water during this 3rd year of drought. This comes on the heels of the Governor’s declaration of statewide emergency because of the severe water shortages.
A few of the tips for cutting water use include: taking shorter showers, turning off the water when brushing teeth, watering the lawn only when necessary and running only full loads in the dishwasher and clothes washer.
9th Annual Author Fair Join in the fun as the El Segundo Public Library presents its ninth annual El Segundo Author Fair, taking place at the library on Sunday, June 7th from 12:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. As many as 40 authors will participate and sign books. This year's featured author panels will include poetry, mystery, and a "Stretching Your Dollar" panel. Rounding out the day will be children's entertainment, goody bags, and live music.
The Author Fair is co-sponsored by the Friends of the El Segundo Public Library and by the El Segundo Kiwanis Club.
The library is located at 111 W. Mariposa Avenue at Main Street. For additional information, please call (310) 524-2728.
The South Bay Environmental Services Center (SBESC), a program of the South Bay Cities Council of Governments, has recently completed the Energy Efficiency Starter Kit Program for 2008. This program was made available through the Southern California Gas Company. More...
The City of El Segundo would like to remind you to please adjust your irrigation controller as rainy weather has arrived. In fact, in these cooler months, watering can be cut back by up to 60 percent! As we welcome the rain in our dry communities, we must still remember that drought is the bigger picture. We applaud your conservation efforts and ask that you continue to cut back on water use, particularly in the landscape.
CIPAC Member Needed: A vacancy for a business member to join the 5-member Capital Improvement Program Advisory Committee is available. More...
Thanksgiving Tips Most people know that cooking with oil and grease is not particularly good for the human body. Did you know that improper disposal of the fats from our cooking is bad for the environment as well? More...
City Hall will be closed for Veteran's Day! In honor of Veteran's, City Hall will be closed on Tuesday, November 11, 2008.
Storytime Registration In person registration for the fall Storytime session begins Tuesday, October 7 and is required for the Toddler and Preschool Storytimes. Storytimes begin on Tuesday, October 14. Registration is not required for the Library Club storytime.
For more information, call (310) 524-2726.
Celebrate Teen Read Week with Candy Sushi! Join the Youth Services staff on Wednesday, October 15th from 3:00-4:30 p.m. to make CANDY SUSHI! Instead of sashimi, we'll use Swedish Fish. Instead of seaweed, we'll use fruit roll-ups and Rice Krispies treats for the rice. Express your culinary creativity! Mmm, yummy! This workshop takes place in the Friends of the Library Meeting Room and is FREE! Teens in grades 6 and up are welcome to participate.
For further information, please contact the Youth Services staff at (310) 524-2726.
Join the ESTV's Team coverage of the Richmond Street Fair! Richmond Street Fair - Saturday Sept. 27th El Segundo Television's crew will will be out covering the 5 block event on Richmond Street between Grand and Franklin 9am-5PM. Watch for it on El Segundo Magazine exclusivly on ESTV.
New Service at the El Segundo Public Library Free Online Tutoring every day 1PM – 10PM with your El Segundo Library Card • Connect One-to-One With Real Tutors • Grades K-12, College Intro & Adult Learner • Math, Science, English & Social Studies & Writing Center To access the Tutor SiteClick This Link (http://tutor.com/elsegundopl)
Labor Day Holiday Trash Schedule Monday, September 1, 2008 : No changes or delays during the Labor Day Holiday. Trash and recycling will be collected for single family homes on Monday, September 1, 2008.
For information, please call 310-524-2359
Summer Reading Program Finale Parties Summer is coming to an end and so is the Summer Reading Program. About 750 children and teens have done a terrific job at continuing to read throughout the summer and we would like to celebrate their successes.
This year's Reading Bug party for children in the Reading or Read-To-Me Club will take place Wednesday, August 13th at 3:00 p.m., in Library Park. Refreshments will be served at 3:00 and beginning at 3:15 the "Puppets and Players Little Theater" will provide entertainment.
The Totally Teen Party for those readers who participated in the Totally Teen Reading Program will take place Tuesday, August 12th at 2:00 p.m., in the Friends of the Library Room. Lots of free food and a movie will be provided.
Tickets are required to attend the parties; please turn in your reading records at the Youth Services Information Desk between August 4th and August 9th to receive your tickets. Read-To-Me and Reading Club members must have completed 10 books to attend and Totally Teen members must have completed 5 books to attend the Totally Teen Party. Children under eight years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
Please call (310) 524-2726 for additional information.
Save the Beach, Buy a Plate For just $50 more than the standard registration fee, you can support the preservation and restoration of two of California's national treasures: the California coast and Lake Tahoe. Purchasing a Whale Tail or a Lake Tahoe environmental license plate for yourself or as a gift is great way to show your support for the environment while making a real difference in environmental causes in California.
The funds generated from ecoplate sales directly benefit environmental restoration, recreation, and coastal and marine education programs. The DMV distributes funds from the sale of ecoplates to the California Coastal Commission or the California Tahoe Conservancy and to the California State Environmental License Plate Fund. More...
The California Energy Commission has set Wednesday, June 25th at 5:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, as the date, time and place for the CEC staff workshop on the proposed modifications to the previously certified El Segundo Power Redevelopment Project. (
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Please note the day(s) and hours listed on the "No Parking" signs so that your vehicle(s) will not be towed away. (
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AT&T is currently upgrading its infrastructure for El Segundo residents These new services require the installation of additional above ground cabinets such that fiber-optic cable lines are closer to residential homes. For the proposed locations and mock photos of these new cabinets throughout the City, please click on the following map link: AT&T Map (
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Install an eight-inch diameter PVC recycled water pipeline in Douglas Street from El Segundo Boulevard to Mariposa Street . Construction resumes Friday, June 6th at 9:00 a.m. and is expected to continue through the weekend ending Monday, June 9th at 6:00 a.m. Construction work will be completed by Friday, June 6th but traffic control will be effect to allow concrete to cure completely. Normal traffic will resume on Monday, June 9th at 6:00 a.m. (
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Summer Reading Kick-off Program with Buster Balloon
To kick off our Summer Reading Program for children pre-school through 8th grade, join us on Wednesday, June 25 at 3:00 p.m. at the El Segundo Woman's Club as the El Segundo Public Library presents "The Buster Balloon Show!" A frenzied and frantic blend of balloon twisting and vaudeville style comedy, combined with loads of audience participation and of course, the human cartoon character that is Buster Balloon. And for the grand finale, Buster climbs inside "The Giant 6-Foot Whoopee Cushion of Doom!" It's silly, it's twisted, but most of all, it's Fun!
The entire family is welcome to attend this free program to get our Summer Reading Program started off with a bang! Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
Water brooms are available from the City and they are free!
There is an easy way to cut down your water use. This new water saving technology uses a combination of air and water pressure to clean and remove dust, dirt, food, spills, leaves, litter, sawdust and bird droppings from concrete asphalt or any other hard surface. More...
Join the Circle of Knowledge during National Library Week, April 13th-19th, 2008
In conjunction with the American Library Association and libraries across the country, the El Segundo Public Library is holding three special programs to celebrate National Library Week.Enjoy a showing—with popcorn!—of the movie The Music Man at 12:00 noon in the Friends of the Library Room on Tuesday, April 15th.The Reference Staff will provide "Internet Training for Beginners" from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 16th; space is limited and interested parties should sign up in advance to reserve a spot for the training. At 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 17th the Children’s Library will present a special story-time with City Council members as guest readers, as well as a movie, refreshments, and a fun take-home craft.
Take part in the Circle of Knowledge and share the fun of National LibraryWeek!
For additional information, please call the Reference Desk at (310) 524-2728.
The Hazard Mitigation Plan is required under the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000. Under Section 322 of the Stafford Act, local government agencies requesting future grant funding for mitigation projects must complete a comprehensive plan and have it approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to be eligible for disaster relief and hazard mitigation funding. The Hazard Mitigation Plan will outline the City’s vulnerabilities; analyze future development trends; develop hazard mitigation strategies in building construction; identify critical facilities and infrastructure contained within the City limits; and identify other risk factors.
AGENDA CITY OF EL SEGUNDO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM ADVISORY COMMITTEE (CIPAC) WEST CONFERENCE ROOM CITY HALL – 350 Main Street (Across the hallway from the City Manager’s Office) (
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Library Club is Back in Session! Children ages 5 – 10 are invited to this entertaining program that is designed just for them. Library Club is planned around a weekly theme and is a fun hour of stories, films, crafts, games and other child-friendly events. The winter session began on January 17 and meets from every Thursday through February 21 in the Friends of the Library meeting room.Registration is not required.Attend as often as you’d like, participation is free! Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, please call: (310) 524-2726.
Preschool Storytime Spaces Are Still Available! Children between the ages of 3 and 6 are invited to enroll in our Winter Storytime session.Storytime begins on Wednesday, January 16 at and continues every Wednesday through February 20. Each Storytime is designed specifically for the preschool child and lasts approximately ½ hour. Activities include stories, flannelboards, songs, fingerplays, and crafts. Please register at the Youth Services Information desk.Participation is free. For more information please call 310-524-2726.
City Facilities Closed for Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday Jan 21 All non-essential City facilities will be closed on January 21, 2008 to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday. This includes City Hall, the Library, and some Recreation Facilities.
Join us for five entertaining new musical performances in the months of January through May as the Concerts in the Library series continues in 2008.Free to all, the series features classical and jazz programs, as well as music from different ethnic traditions.Programs will take place at 3:00 p.m. in the Friends of the Library Room the third Sunday of each month, and will include light refreshments provided by the Friends.The Library is located at 111 W. Mariposa Avenue at Main Street.Call (310) 524-2728 for additional information.
Looking for more energy-efficient and environmental-friendly holiday lighting options? How about LED lighting! You can use LED lights to decorate the inside and outside of your home for the holidays and reduce energy use. For more information on the advantages of LED lighting see the attached article from the SouthBay Daily Breeze or call the SouthBayEnergySavingsCenter at: 310-543-3022. The SBESC is offering a Holiday Light Exchange: Bring in two of your old incandescent light strings and they will give you two free LED light strands – valued at $8.99 apiece. (
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The work for modifications of the left-turn pocket on the I-105 Freeway at Atwood Way and the widening of Atwood Way and future entrance to Campus El Segundo will start on Monday October 29, 2007 and it is anticipated to be completed in 3 weeks. (
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TELL US WHAT YOU THINK The City of El Segundo is considering leasing a portion of The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power right-of-way to open it to pedestrian use. Improvements will be required to mitigate hazards and to provide gate access at adjacent streets. Every effort will be made to minimize the impact of the proposed use on the existing plant and animal habitat. More...
**Traffic Alert ** Northbound Sepulveda Boulevard at Imperial Highway has been closed. This is due to a water main breakage in the roadway at Sepulveda Boulevard and Century Boulevard. This closure is expected to last 24 hours; plan alternate routes accordingly. More...
By-donation mat and reformer Pilates classes benefit The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Space is limited, please call for reservations. In-studio silent auction features donations from Westside merchants.
Housing Element Update Environmental Assessment No. 722 and General Plan Amendment No. 07-1(Housing Element Update) Review of State Law, Existing Conditions and Community Profile Report, and existing Housing Element Goals, Policies and Objectives
We are conducting a survey to learn more about your views and concerns on the issue of hazards facing the City of El Segundo. Local hazard mitigation activities and planning efforts can reduce the effects of hazards, protect people and property, and improve our preparation for, response to, and recovery from disasters. El Segundo is in the process of preparing a Hazard Mitigation Plan which is both a requirement of federal law and a prerequisite to the City being eligible for future local disaster relief funding in the event it should become necessary. Please help us to identify hazards of concern to you by completing this brief questionnaire. Your input is very important to us and will be useful in development of a Hazard Mitigation Plan tailored to our community¹s unique requirements. Individual survey responses will be held confidential.
El Segundo Power LLC is removing the northern-most (Units 1 and 2) stacks at the El Segundo Generating Station under the approval of the California Energy Commission. The stacks are being removed "top down" using hand-held equipment. (
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Concerts in the Library
Sunday, September 16, 2007, marks the return of the Concerts in the Library series.Free to all, the series features classical and jazz programs, as well as music from different ethnic traditions.Programs will take place at 3:00 p.m. in the Friends of the Library Room the third Sunday of each month through December. Light refreshments will be served.The Library is located at 111 W. Mariposa Avenue at Main Street.Call (310) 524-2728 for additional information.
Summer Reading Participants are invited to pick up their party tickets beginning Monday, August 6. The parties are a celebration of reading achievement. To qualify for a ticket to the Reading & Read-To-Me Club party, children must be registered in the program and need to have read at least 10 books. Totally Teen Club participants need to have read 5 or more books.The deadline for obtaining tickets is Saturday, August 11.If you are unable to pick up your ticket between Aug. 6 & 11 but would still like to attend the party, please turn in your folder prior to August 6 and we will reserve a ticket for you. Reserved tickets must be picked up at the Youth Services Information Desk before the party. Please do not put reading logs in the book drop! More...
NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK In celebration of National Library Week, the Library will present a special children’s music program on Tuesday, April 17th at 3:00 p.m. in the Friends of the Library Meeting Room. More...
Book Lovers' Celebration Event Join the festivities at the El Segundo Public Library on Saturday, March 3rd from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. for our Book Lovers’ Celebration and Special Events. Enjoy refreshments as you view our new online historical photographs and learn how to check out e-books in the Matsui Room. Then take a "behind the scenes" tour of the library at 2:00 p.m. or 2:30 p.m. Also at 2pm, children are invited to a storytime of favorite folktales read by local officials, followed by a family movie at 2:30pm with free popcorn. Please call 310-524-2722 for additional information.
Trees to the Sea 2007 is now launched. The Task Force is planning a SPECTACULAR Arbor Day event. Mark your calendars for March 10th, 9 AM to Noon. Lunch is provided for voulunteers. Location will be at Loma Vista and Imperial Ave. to check in and get assignments.
Rethink Recycling. The City of El Segundo is making new changes to the recycling program. Beginning in January 2007, residents with City-provided trash service can use their own trash containers as recycling bins. More...
UPDATED SCHEDULE: 20th Century Fox has made changes to the filming dates in El Segundo for the feature film "Live Free or Die Hard". Filming was eliminated for the 5th, 8th, 9th & 10th of November. November 12th has been added to the schedule. The total number of filming days has been reduced from 11 to 8. Filming days are now: November 4, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17, 18, & 19; weekday hours are 7am to 4pm, with closure starting at 9am. Weekend hours are from 7am to 7pm, however on Sunday, 11/12 the film company will prep from 4 am to 6:30 am for a large explosion. More...
The City of El Segundo amended its Zoning regulations. At the City Council meeting held on October 3, 2006, three Ordinances were approved amending Zoning Regulations regarding Single-Family Residential (R-1) Zone Development Standards, Downtown Specific Plan (DSP) Height and Setbacks Standards, and Non-Conforming Use and Building Standards in the M-1 Zone. More...
The El Segundo Public Library Presents.... Join us for a discussion of the Carnegie Libraries of California with a photographic presentation by Pat and Bernie Skehan on Wednesday, November 15th, 2006 @ 7:00 p.m. Matsui Room. (
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"El Segundo is the Most Business Friendly City!" El Segundo Wins LAEDC'S First "Most Business-Friendly" Award. The Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) has selected the City of El Segundo as the "Most Business-Friendly City" in Los Angeles County. The small South Bay city of 16,000 residents beat out four other finalists: Burbank, Lancaster, Long Beach and Santa Clarita.
CIPAC Meeting The Capital Improvement Program Advisory Committee will meet Wednesday, April 26, 2006 at 7:00p.m. in the West Conference Room in City Hall to discuss certain capital projects for FY 2006-2007.