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Posted on: Sep 30, 2014 at 10:12 AM
Subject: OCTOBER Night at the Museum Overnight! Register Today!

Calling all boys and girls ages 7 to 12!

Join us for a fun Night at the Museum Sleepover at the Point Vicente Interpretive Center! Youngsters will enjoy an overnight on Friday, October 17th beginning at 6:30 pm and ending on Saturday morning, October 18th at 9:00 am. Parents, this is a chance to enjoy a night off!

Participants will enjoy Halloween-themed crafts, movies, snacks, a night hike and more! Pre-registration required.

Night at the Museum Flyer and Registration Form

Pay by credit card and register online at: http://apm.activecommunities.com/rpv or pay by check and use registration form on flyer.


Posted on: Sep 30, 2014 at 9:16 AM
Subject: High Risk of Fire Danger and Heat-Related Illness Later this Week

The U.S. National Weather Service is forecasting a hot, dry and windy offshore weather pattern expected for late this week and through the weekend, with the potential for large fire growth and rapid fire spread. Record heat could bring a potential for heat-related illness or stress.

Be extra cautious in the open space and canyon areas of the Palos Verdes Peninsula this week. Stay cool, limit outdoor activity and check on neighbors who may suffer in high heat.


Posted on: Sep 30, 2014 at 8:00 AM
Subject: Abalone Cove Shoreline Park - Main Park Entrance Re-Opens Today - Tuesday, September 30th

Beginning today, Tuesday, September 30th, the main parking lot entrance for Abalone Cove Shoreline Park will re-open to the public. The temporary parking area (the former Annie's Stand) used during the improvement projects will be closed, effective today.

If you have any questions, please contact the Recreation and Parks Office at 310-544-5260.


Posted on: Sep 29, 2014 at 8:12 PM
Subject: Dog and Cat Owners! Low-Cost Pet Vaccination and Microchip Clinic on Sunday, October 12th at Hesse Park

A low-cost pet vaccination and microchip clinic will be held Sunday, October 12th in the upper picnic area at Hesse Park, located at 29301 Hawthorne Boulevard in Rancho Palos Verdes. Cat owners should come between Noon and 12:30 pm if possible and dog owners from 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm.

Pet owners must be at least 18 years of age to participate. All pets must be on leashes or in carriers, and only healthy & non-pregnant animals will be vaccinated. Also, please bring the license tag, license renewal notice or prior rabies certificate to receive a three-year rabies vaccine for your dog; otherwise the rabies vaccine will be good for only one year. Please bring vaccine records if possible. Microchip services will also be available.

The Society for California Veterinary Vaccine Care (www.scvvc.webs.com) will administer the vaccinations and provide microchip services for cats and dogs. Please bring CASH ONLY for all veterinary services.

Click here for a pet clinic flyer with pricing information and other details.


Posted on: Sep 26, 2014 at 4:31 PM
Subject: Los Angeles County Civil Grand Jury Opportunity

Los Angeles County Civil Grand Jury Opportunity Please click here for the Los Angeles County Civil Grand Jury Application


Posted on: Sep 26, 2014 at 2:56 PM
Subject: Palos Verdes Drive East Roadway Resurfacing

Please be advised that beginning Wednesday, October 1, 2014 from 8:30 to 4:30, roadway paving will occur on Palos Verdes Drive East from Rockinghorse Road to Conestoga Drive. Expect extended delays for up to 20 minutes. Contact the public works department with questions. RPV Staff


Posted on: Sep 25, 2014 at 5:30 PM
Subject: Rancho Palos Verdes City Council Agenda, September 30, 2014

Rancho Palos Verdes City Council Agenda, September 30, 2014


Posted on: Sep 25, 2014 at 10:38 AM
Subject: Preserve Public Forum Meeting: October 1st

Good Morning,

The time of this meeting was omitted in the previous listserv message.

The next Palos Verdes Nature Preserve Public Forum meeting will be held Wednesday, October 1st, at 6 p.m. in the Community Room at RPV City Hall (30940 Hawthorne Blvd.).

The agenda will be posted on the City's website and sent to listserv subscribers early next week, and will be available at the meeting.

Please contact Katie Lozano in the Recreation and Parks Department at 310-544-5267 or katiel@rpv.com with any questions.

Thank you.


Posted on: Sep 23, 2014 at 5:15 PM


The Planning Commission of the City of Rancho Palos Verdes will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, October 14, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. at Hesse Park Community Building, 29301 Hawthorne Boulevard, Rancho Palos Verdes to consider Planning Case No. ZON2014-00329 (Local Coastal Plan Amendment & Environmental Assessment) a City initiated amendment to the City's Local Coastal Specific Plan (LCP) to add the following text to the end of the current Visual Corridor section (page C-12 or the LCP) of the Corridors Element:

Flag Poles

Flag poles in the Coastal Zone are permitted up to 12-feet in height, as measured from adjacent grade, with no discretionary review, or up to 16-feet in height, as measured from adjacent grade, with a Site Plan Review application to ensure there is no significant view impairment caused by the flag pole above 12-feet in height. Flag poles in the Coastal Zone may exceed 16-feet in height, up to a maximum height of 70-feet, as measured from adjacent grade provided the following parameters are met:

• One flag pole over 16-feet per property. The flagpole shall be consistent with the height restrictions identified in the visual corridors of the Coastal Specific Plan;

• The flagpole must be located on property owned or dedicated to the City that allows for public access to the flagpole;

• The flagpole must be located in an area where there is no significant impairment of a view from a major arterial street in the City or from a single family residence in the City.

• The property underlying and surrounding the flag pole must be a minimum of 120-acres in total area and must provide a minimum of 20 free public parking spaces, public restrooms, drinking fountain, and public bench seating; and

• An approved Variance Permit (to exceed the 16-foot height limit) must be obtained from the City.

Click here to view the October 14th Planning Commission Public Notice

Click here to view the Negative Declaration

Inquiries and/or public comments should be directed to Ara Mihranian, Deputy Community Development Director, at 310-544-5228 or via email at aram@rpv.com


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