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Santa Monica Police Department: “If you see something, say something.”
Non-Emergency Dispatch: 310-458-8491 — Website: www.SantaMonicaPD.org  

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May 12FOSP Board/Membership Meeting – 7 PM – Mt. Olive Church,
Mt. Olive Church, 14th & Ocean Park Blvd. –  All members are welcome to attend!

May 1 – Land Use Voter Empowerment
Deadline for turning in LUVE Initiative petitions – www.ResidocracyLUVE.org

May 2 – Disabilities Commission – 6:30 PM – Ken Edwards Center –
Agenda: http://www.smgov.net/Portals/AccessibleSM/content.aspx?id=16032

May 2 and 16 — Architectural Review Board – 7 PM – City Hall –
Agenda: http://www.smgov.net/Departments/PCD/Boards-Commissions/Architectural-Review-Board/

May 3 and June 7 – SMC Board of Trustees – 7 PM – Business Building – Pico and 17th –
Agenda: http://www.smc.edu/ACG/Pages/Trustees-Meeting-Information.aspx

May 3 – John Adams Middle School Orchestra concert – 7 PM – Barnum Hall, Santa Monica High School

May 4 – John Adams Middle School Band Concert – 7 PM – Barnum Hall, Santa Monica High School

May 12 – Samohi “Senior Art Show” Opening – 5 to 7 PM – Roberts Art Gallery, Samohi Campus

May 5 and June 2 – Library Board – 7 PM – Main Library – 601 Santa Monica Blvd. —
Agenda: http://smpl.org/Library_Board.aspx

May 7, 14, 21, and 28 – Saturday Certified Farmer’s Market – 8 AM to 1 PM –
Virginia Avenue Park – Parking entrance at Pico and 23rd

May 7 – LA Opera Multimedia Talk – Puccini’s La Boheme – 3 PM –
MLK Jr. Auditorium, Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd. – Background and insight into a timeless classic.

May 9 – Landmarks Commission – 7 PM – City Hall –
Agenda: http://www.smgov.net/Departments/PCD/Boards-Commissions/Landmarks-Commission/

May 10 – “Now What? How to Plan for a Fulfilling Retirement” – 7 PM –
Montana Branch Library, 17th & Montana Avenue

May 10 and 24 — City Council – 6:30 PM – City Hall –
Agenda: http://www.smgov.net/departments/clerk/agendas/aspx

May 11 and June 1 — Planning Commission – 7 PM – City Hall –
Agendas: http://www.smgov.net/Departments/PCD /Boards-Commissions/Planning-Commission/

May 11 — Commission on the Status of Women – 7 PM – Ken Edwards Center –
Agenda: http://www.smgov.net/Departments/CCS/content.aspx?id=31919

May 12 – Santa Monica High School “Senior Art Show” Opening – 5 to 7 PM –
Roberts Art Gallery, Santa Monica High School campus

May 12FOSP Board/Membership Meeting – 7 PM – Mt. Olive Church,
Mt. Olive Church, 14th & Ocean Park Blvd. –  All members are welcome to attend!

May 12 — Rent Control Board – 7 PM – Main Library –
Agenda:  http://www.smgov.net/Current_Board_Meetings.aspx

May 13 – Airport2Park presents architect & park designer Mark Rios – Doors open at 6:30 PM –
Mt. Olive Church, 14th & Ocean Park Blvd. – http://airport2park.org/1426-2/
RSVP before May 12 to info@airport2park.org

May 14 – Fairview Classic Book Group – The Garden of the Finzi-Continis by Giorgio Bassani –
11 AM – Pico Branch Library, Virginia Avenue Park

May 16 – Arts Commission – 6:30 PM – Ken Edwards Center –
Agenda: http://www.smgov.net/portals/culture/agendas.aspx

May 18 – Commission for the Senior Community – 6:30 PM – Ken Edwards Center –
Agenda: http://www.smgov.net/Portals/Seniors/content.aspx?id=19277

May 19 – Housing Commission – 4:30 PM – Main Library –
Agenda: http://www.smgov.net/Departments/HED/Housing_and_Redevelopment/Housing/Housing_Commission_Agendas/Housing_Commission.aspx

May 19 — SMMUSD Board of Education – regular meeting – District Office, 1651 16th Street —
Locations, times and agendas: http://www.smmusd.org/board/meetings.html
Board notes: http://www.smmusd.org/BoardNotes.pdf

May 19 – JAMS Choir Concert – 7 PM – John Adams gymnasium

May 19 – Recreation & Parks Commission — 7:30 PM – City Hall –
Agenda: http://www.smgov.net/Departments/CCS/content.aspx?id=31987

May 19 and 20 – Santa Monica High School Spring Dance Showcase – 6 PM –
Barnum Hall, Santa Monica High School

May 20 — An opening ceremony hosted by Metro will kick off service on the Expo Line, which is the first train in Santa Monica since the Red Car ended service in 1948. There will be a banner break just east of the Downtown Station located at Colorado and 4th Street. Elected officials from Los Angeles, Metro, Expo and Santa Monica will officially open the seven stations that are part of the Expo Line Phase 2 extension. The line is expected to be open to the public in the afternoon and rides will be free.

May 21 — Station activities will be hosted at all three Santa Monica stations at 26th St/Bergamot Station (at Olympic and 26th Street), and 17th St/SMC Station (at Colorado and 17th Street), and Downtown Santa Monica Station (at Colorado and 4th Street) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and fares will be free on May 21 on the Expo Line as well as on Big Blue Bus and Breeze Bike Share. Each station will celebrate the opening and various locations will provide information about local transportation options.

May 21 – Movie screening: “To Climb a Gold Mountain” – 2 PM – MLK Jr. Auditorium
Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd. – The director will discuss his documentary about four Asian-American women.

May 23 – Social Services Commission – 7 PM – Ken Edwards Center –
Agenda: http://www.smgov.net/Departments/CCS/content.aspx?id=31958

May 23 – Airport Commission – 7:30 PM – City Hall –
Agenda: http://www.smgov.net/departments/airport/commission/default.aspx?id=45320

May 26 – SMMUSD District-wide Visual Arts Showcase – 5 to 8 PM –
Santa Monica Art Studios, 3026 Airport Avenue

May 27 – Santa Monica High School Spring Choir Concert – 7 PM – Barnum Hall, Santa Monica High School

May 28 – Santa Monica High School Orchestra “Senior Gala” – 7 PM – Barnum Hall, Santa Monica High School

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City of Santa Monica Event Calendar:

http://calendar.smgov.net/city/eventcalendar.asp

Santa Monica Public Library Calendar:

http://smpl.org/Programs_and_Events.aspx

Library Calendar of Events for May:

http://smpl.org/uploadedFiles/Library/Programs_and_Events/May2016Calendar.pdf

Santa Monica College events:

http://www.smc.edu/ACG/Marketing/Events/Pages/Events-at-a-Glance.aspx

YWCA Santa Monica/Westside — 2019 14th St. —

http://www.smywca.org/

Morgan-Wixson Theatre — 2627 Pico Blvd. —

http://www.morgan-wixson.org/

Ruskin Group Theatre — 3000 Airport Avenue —

http://www.ruskingrouptheatre.com/

McCabe’s Concerts — 3101 Pico Blvd. —

http://www.mccabes.com/condata.html

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Reminders:

Reminder: Report sightings of coyotes and other invasive wildlife
to the city’s Animal Shelter at shelter@smgov.net or 310-458-8594.

1. Policewww.SantaMonicaPD.org
   a. Non-emergency dispatch – 310-458-8491
   b. Neighborhood Resource Officer – Erik Milosevich – Erik.Milosevich@smgov.net
       Main Line: 310-458-2220 Ext. 4137 — Cell Phone: 310-866-2197
   c. Crime Prevention Officer – Myesha Morrison — Myesha.Morrison@smgov.net
   d. Graffiti Hotline: 310-458-2231
   e. Recycling Theft Hotline: 310-458-4932
   f. Crime mapping: http://gismap.santa-monica.org/crimeviewcommunity/
   g. SMPD Community Affairs video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nFScj6m8k6U&feature=youtu.be

2. Turn in unused or expired medication for safe disposal — There is a permanent prescription drop-off box at the Public Safety Facility (333 Olympic Drive). Call SMPD Community Affairs at 310-458-8474 for more information.

3. Eathquake Preparedness:
Office of Emergency Management: http://www.smgov.net/departments/oem/
Sign up for SMalerts at  http://www.smgov.net/Departments/OEM/Stay_Informed.aspx
 
4. Santa Monica Airport  – http://www.smgov.net/Departments/Airport/
   a. Noise Hotline – 310-458-8692
   b. Email noise complaints to: Noise@smgov.net – List date, time, your location, and complaint.
   c. Online noise complaint form: http://www.smgov.net/departments/airport/form.aspx?ekfrm=8886
   d. Flight Tracking: http://www.smgov.net/Departments/Airport/For_Our_Neighbors/Flight_Tracking_/_PublicVue.aspx
   e. File a helicopter noise complaint — http://heli-noise-la.com/how-to-use/
 
5. Lost Pets – If you lose a pet or find a lost pet, contact the Animal Shelters:
   a. Santa Monica  — 1640 9th St. — 310-458-8594 — shelter@smgov.net
       http://santamonicapd.org/content.aspx?id=10427
   b. West Los Angeles — 11361 W. Pico (near Sawtelle) — 888-452-7381

6. Santa Monica’s Government Outreach Customer Service Centerhttp://www.smgov.net/sm_go.aspx — Submit comments, complaints and service requests 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Your request will automatically be sent to the right staff member, and you will receive a tracking number and a response within ten days.

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“No Jets” yard signs are available. Send a request with your address to NoMoreJets@gmail.com –
The smaller window version is downloadable at: http://bit.ly/1yNoC0Q

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