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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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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Dr. Deborah Wallen, DVM joins South Brentwood’s Stewart Veterinary Group

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Dr. Wallen, DVM, is pleased to announce her affiliation with

The Stewart Veterinary Group

12241 Wilshire Blvd.,
Los Angeles, CA 90025  

(310) 207-0651

The Stewart Veterinary Group

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San Vicente Business Association (SVBA): 3rd Meeting Recap

Dear SVBA Members,

Thank you for attending our third Brentwood Networking Breakfast at Coral Tree Cafe.

We had the opportunity to hear from the Lynne Cohen Foundation’s co-founder Amy in regard to the upcoming 5k Race this weekend, and about this wonderful charity that was born in the heart of Brentwood after long time resident Lynne Cohen passed away from ovarian cancer. For more information about the organization, please visit https://lynnecohenfoundation.org/. The race will take place on October 1st from 7am until noon, and you can find important closure information below:

Kickin’ Cancer Street Closures
The Expo of the event will be on San Vicente Boulevard, between Bringham and Darlington Avenue, this specific area will be closed from 4:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.
8:00 A.M. Full Closure for San Vicente Boulevard, between Darlington Ave. &
Avondale except (4) major intersections open for Northbound/
Southbound traffic:1. Bundy, 2. Barrington, 3. Montana, 4. Gorham
8:15 A.M. Hard Closure for San Vicente Boulevard, between Darlington Ave. &
Avondale (entire route, all directions).
9:00 A.M. 5K Run/Walk/Stroll START
10:30 A.M. LADOT begins to re-open San Vicente Boulevard,
between Barrington Ave. & Avondale).

SV Small Business Saturday
We also discussed a potential community effort surrounding Small Business Saturday – For more information on how to get involved as a business and on a planning level, please respond directly to this e-mail.

Next Meeting
We have determined that the next date of our meeting will be on Wednesday, November 8th. We ask that everyone involved reach out to the businesses around them and see if they would like to join our colorful business community and be a part of the conversation. We are also looking for a SPONSOR to host the next meeting! We like to give other businesses the opportunity to be highlighted.

As a reminder, the mission of our group is to improve the physical appearance of our boulevard, create a website directory where residents and consumers can explore San Vicente’s offering, and create marketing opportunities for small businesses such as events, celebrations and partnerships. Please let us know if any other of you are interested in participating at a higher capacity, the more involvement we have, the more impact we will be able to have in improving the quality of our boulevard.

Hope to see you all at the next SVBA Meeting!

Warm regards,
Amber Jamal Eckerlund and Michele Aronson

Here are some photos from our last SVBA Networking Meeting!

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You are a part of our valued San Vicente business community in Brentwood and/or attended a networking meeting of ours in the past.

Our mailing address is:
San Vicente Business Association
10850 Wilshire Blvd Ste 510
Los Angeles, California 90024

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BRENTWOOD COUNTRY MART: Free Family Fun Classic Movies Wednesdays

Watch a FREE classic movie every Wednesday at 5:30 PM in the South Courtyard

For information about the Brentwood Country Mart CLICK HERE

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Next Brentwood Community Council Meeting: August 1st Tuesday

There will be NO meeting Tuesday July 4th: Enjoy your holiday!

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Brentwood Farmer's Market: DOGS ARE PROHIBITED

Did you know? Dogs at the Brentwood Farmers Market are prohibited due to the food service businesses. In fact, the Farmers Market can be closed if found in violation. HOWEVER, Service Dogs & their usage is protected by Federal law.

The operators have tried to police it better, but most dog owners have been declaring their animals as “service dogs,” with greater frequency than might be expected. Federal law prohibits many restrictions or even inquiries as to the legitimacy of the claim that the animal is a service animal.

When it is not obvious what service an animal provides, only limited inquiries are allowed.
Staff may ask two questions:
(1) is the dog a service animal required because of a disability, and
(2) what work or task has the dog been trained to perform.
Staff cannot ask about the person’s disability, require medical documentation, require a special identification card or training documentation for the dog, or ask that the dog demonstrate its ability to perform the work or task.
Please respect the legitimate reasons for the law and to not abuse the rights of both those who need the help of the dogs and those who operate businesses.

Click Here for more info on the Brentwood San Vicente Farmers market

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BRENTWOOD GREEN at Brentwood Science Magnet: Open again on Saturdays!

Thanks to the efforts of the Board of Brentwood Green, the park at the Brentwood Science Magnet School will be open again on Saturdays from 9:30-4:30 and open Sundays as well through June.

Enjoy the park. Keep it clean and have fun!
Click to learn more about Brentwood Science Magnet Elementary School and the Park

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