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Free Movie Showing -- "Split Estate" at the Montebello City Council Chambers 3/19 - 7:00 pm
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The Save the Montebello Hills Task Force and the Sierra Club would like to invite you to see the documentary 'Split Estate', winner of eight awards in filmmaking. This film illustrates the devastating health effects of living near operating gas and oil fields.

Garvey School District Election

Tony Ramos announces for Garvey School District Board.
Tony grew up a couple of blocks north of Beaches market, a product of Garvey school district. His Family is an "Only in America" success story. Soc members Bob Breusch,
Janet Chin, and Henry Lo are currently on the board.

SGV Journal Site

SGV Journal, a local print paper, has put up their website. Check it out. I think it's run by David Barron, who ran for City Council in Monterey Park.

I'll front-page this at a later date, after the N Korea hostage story is old.

L.A. Candelight Vigil for Laura Ling & Euna Lee held against their will in N. Korea 6/3/09 6:30pm to 9pm

Los Angeles Candlelight Vigil for Laura Ling and Euna Lee
Bring Laura and Euna Home!
Detained In North Korea : Journalist Laura Ling and Euna Lee, please help.
Causes - Rally
Wednesday, June 3, 2009
6:30pm - 9:00pm
1413 5th Street
Santa Monica, CA
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City Parks & Rec and Facility Improvements 05/27 & 05/28

Per a Council initiative from last year, Rosemead is developing a Master Plan for its parks and facilities. To this end, staff is seeking ideas and suggestions on what those priorities should be. This is a little short notice, but the meetings are as follows:

• Wednesday, May 27 at 6:30 p.m.
Rosemead Community Recreation Center (RCRC),
3936 N Muscatel Avenue

Site Was Hacked

The site's back.

One of the other sites on this server was attacked. The likely source was related to companies that do "spam" marketing and search engine placement, and have been trying to get upload rights to different sites on the server, to insert their codes and links onto these sites.

New Theme is Up

The site's been upgraded/sidegraded from the late CivicSpace to Drupal 6.  A new theme has been implemented.  Hopefully, not too fancy, even with the Web 2.0 Clichés features enabled.  Can't have too many gradients, big fonts, and rounded corners!

Site Upgrade Coming Soon

I'm going to upgrade the software, which is very out of date. Here's a preview site, where I'm testing out the upgrading:

We can add some themes, so the site won't look so generic. Themes can be previewed at: