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Los Angeles’ Angel City Chorale: Competes on America’s Got Talent Vote on August 14th NBC

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Los Angeles’ Angel City Chorale is competing on this season’s America’s Got Talent.
LIVE Tuesday Aug 14th (8 pm, NBC) competing in the quarter finals.
They rehearse in WLA and many of our 160 singers live in the Westside.
View their last performance at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XStvwK6yKvs
View their Americas Got Talent performance on SBRA’s Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/SouthBrentwoodResidentsAssociation

Please watch, cheer them on & vote for them if you’d like to see them continue to the semi-finals. Details about voting: https://www.nbc.com/agtvote

LAPD West Bureau supporting Cedars-Sinai Annual Blood Drive: August 22 – September 4, 2018

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Show your division’s spirit by taking part in the Cedars-Sinai’s annual LAPD West Bureau Blood Drives!
August 22 – September 4, 2018
MULTIPLE LOCATIONS!!

All donors receive either a t-shirt or an ice cream coupon, and each competing division is eligible to win a grand prize for the most donors registered. Please see attached flyer for blood donor guidelines.

Tuesday, Aug. 28 (Noon-6 p.m.) West Los Angeles Division (Mobile Unit) 1663 Butler Ave. Contact Sgt. Scott: 33586@lapd.online | 310-444-0735

Wednesday, Aug. 29 (2-8 p.m.) Pacific Division (Mobile Unit) 12312 Culver Blvd. Contact Sgt. Lowe: 27614@lapd.online | 310-482-6407

Tuesday, Sept. 4 (10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) Wilshire & West Traffic Divisions (Mobile Unit) 4861 W. Venice Blvd. Contact PSR Thomas: WilshireCRO@lapd.online | 213-473-0200

*You may not be eligible if you have taken certain medications, have traveled to high-risk malaria areas or have lived in Europe. See a full list of guidelines and information at cedars-sinai.edu/donorguidelines.

IMPORTANT BLOOD DONOR GUIDELINES To qualify, donors must meet these FDA requirements*: • Please present a valid photo ID at time of donation. • Be healthy, and feel well on day of donation. • Be at least 17 years old (no upper limit), and weigh at least 110 pounds.

United States Post Master speaks at Brentwood Community Council August Meeting

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US Post Office
Joe G. Zapata, USPS Postmaster, Los Angeles District

Joe.g.Zapata@usps.gov
(323) 586-1201

To sign up for Informed Delivery:
https://informeddelivery.usps.com

In response to questions about theft by mail carriers, Mr. Zapata said that all carriers begin as non-career and do not receive full benefits. All are background checked.

In response to late deliveries, he said that the goal is to deliver all mail by 5 pm. They have reduced late delivery considerably.

Regarding mail theft, there is a separate contact number.

How to Contact the U.S. Postal Inspection Service:

If you believe you’ve been victimized by a scam involving the U.S. Mail, you can get help by contacting your nearest Postal Inspection Service office in one of three ways:

1. Call 1-877-876-2455 (press option “4” to report suspected mail fraud).
2. Visit postalinspectors.uspis.gov to report suspected fraud online.
3. Mail your queries to this address:
CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS SERVICE CENTER
ATTN: MAIL FRAUD
222 S RIVERSIDE PLZ STE 1250
CHICAGO IL 60606-6100

UNITED STATES POSTAL INSPECTION SERVICE
WASHINGTON DC 20260-2169
ADDRESS SERVICE REQUESTED

Congressman Ted Lieu’s office has always been very helpful with reported USPS problems. Call 310/651-1040.

Join Assemblymember Richard Bloom Wednesday, July 25 : COMMUNITY OPEN HOUSE & SCHOOL SUPPLIES DRIVE

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Join Assemblymember Richard Bloom and fellow Assembly District 50 residents as well as
business owners and community groups to learn about the services available in our District
Office! Come hear about the legislation he’s been working on in Sacramento and help us
provide children from low-income families with backpacks and school supplies to ensure
they have the essentials needed to succeed in the upcoming school year.
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
5pm-7pm
District Office of Assemblymember Richard Bloom
2800 28th Street, Suite 105, Santa Monica, CA 90405
RSVP here
Or by phone at 310-450-0041
Parking is free in our parking lot after 5pm. (If you arrive before 5pm, there is a $3.00 parking fee)

S.A.F.E. Centers & Mobile Collection Events

S.A.F.E. Centers & Mobile Collection Events

LASanitation (LASAN) has established programs for Los Angeles City and L.A.County residents to safely dispose of their household hazardous waste (HHW) andelectronic waste (E-waste). These wastes can be dropped off at permanentcollection sites known as S.A.F.E. Centers or mobile collection events locatedthroughout the City of Los Angeles.

ACCEPTED ITEMS

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE (HHW):
Paints and solvents, household batteries*, fluorescent tubes and bulbs,cleaning products, used motor oil and filters, anti-freeze and other automotivefluids, car batteries, pool and garden chemicals, aerosol cans, SHARPS needlesor lancets, unused medicine (except controlled substances), asbestos*, woodwith creosote such as railroad ties*, and more.

E-WASTE:
Computers, monitors, printers, network, equipment, cables, telephones,televisions, microwaves, video games, cell phones, radios, stereos, VCRs, andelectronic toys.

NOTES:
* batteries: please tape both terminals of the batteries with clear packingtape, electrical tape, or duct tape
* SHARPS: place in the needles, lancets, etc. in the red containers, or clearlymarked puncture-proof containers such as coffee cans or detergentbottles.
* asbestos (friable): must be abated by professionals, wetted, and doublebagged in clearly-labeled plastic bags; must be less than 3 ft. in length
* wood (creosote): must be less than 3 ft. in length

NON-ACCEPTED ITEMS
Business/commercial wastes, ammunition, explosives, radioactive materials,medical/biological wastes, tires, marine flares/firecrackers, and bulkyitems such as furniture and large appliances cannot be accepted. Please callour 24-hour Customer Care Center at 1-800-773-2489 for assistance in disposing of these items.

S.A.F.E. CENTERS:
PERMANENT COLLECTION CENTERS FOR LOS ANGELES CITY AND LOS ANGELES COUNTY RESIDENTS

UCLA
S.A.F.E. Center
West Los Angeles
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays
8:00am-2:00pm
This site accepts electronic
waste on Saturdays ONLY

550 Charles E. Young Drive West,
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Residents should stay inside of their vehicles when the waste isoffloaded.

· Waste may be collected with its container.
· All waste collection services are suspended during rainy weather.
· Closed on holidays.

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SBRA Annual Dues Renewal Due: Payment Link Repaired

SBRA’s website link to pay your 2018 member dues was not working so if you tried to send a payment before 3/30, it did not go through. Please try again…it is working now. Sorry for the inconvenience!

It is time to pay your dues for 2018-19. For more information and to pay online go to: https://southbrentwood.org/membership/

Or mail a check to:
149 S. Barrington Ave. #194, Los Angeles CA 90049-3310

programs for Los Angeles City and L.A. County residents to safely dispose of household hazardous waste (HHW) & electronic waste (E-waste)

Info about S.A.F.E. CENTERS & MOBILE COLLECTION EVENTS
S.A.F.E. stands for Solvents, Automotives, Flammables, Electronics

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Click here for info about center locations

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Operations-West Bureau hosts Adult Community Police Academy: 11 week course

Purpose
The ten-week academy begins February 21 and is designed to give community members an overview of the Los Angeles Police Department’s policies and procedures. The curriculum and teaching methods are similar to the traditional law enforcement academy; however, the weekly sessions are not designed to certify the participant as a law enforcement officer.
Through the Community Police Academy, enrolled students will be encouraged to build a lasting partnership with the Department, with the ultimate goal of reducing crime and improving the quality of life in our neighborhoods.
For registration and further information, please contact Operations-West Bureau, at 213-473-0277.

Academy Schedule
The ten-week courses are held at various locations within the West Bureau area. The courses conclude with a graduation ceremony.
Details on off-site training locations will be presented during the first class. There is no fee to attend the Community Police Academy. Due to limited class space, candidates are accepted on a first come, first served basis, until each class is filled.
Participant Requirements

Candidates for the Community Police Academy must meet the following criteria:
Must be 18 years or older;
Live, work or attend school in Operations-West Bureau;
No prior felony convictions;
No outstanding warrants;
No pending criminal cases; and
Must be approved by an Area Commanding Officer.
Interested citizens should contact the Community Relations Office (CRO) of their local police station for applications;

Hollywood Area 213-485-4310
Pacific Area 310-202-2890
West Los Angeles Area 310-444-0730
Wilshire Area 213-473-0200
Olympic Area 213-382-9130

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