$2.3 Million In Economic Stimulus Transportation Funds Announced

Los Angeles County Supervisors Don Knabe (4th District), Chair of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, Gloria Molina (1st District), Vice Chair of the Board and Ridley-Thomas (2nd District), jointly announce approval of $2.3 million in Federal Economic Stimulus projects in the County’s unincorporated areas in the First, Second and Fourth Districts. These projects are part of the first group of projects in the region to be funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), and include resurfacing and improvements on:

Hooper Avenue from Firestone Boulevard to south of 58th Drive, Florence-Firestone (Second District)

Public Works will deliver 19 transportation infrastructure projects throughout the County using over $46 million of ARRA funds. Public Works is actively seeking small businesses and community based enterprises to bid on contracts for this and future ARRA Stimulus projects.

County businesses seeking more information regarding these and future ARRA Stimulus projects may visit the Public Works Business Outreach website at

This project will be advertised for construction bids early next month.

Florence And Compton Festival


Friday, May 15th: 6pm-10pm
Saturday, May 16th: 2pm-10pm
Sunday, May 17th: 2pm-10pm

Second District Calendar

All visitors to the Second District website are encouraged to regularly check out the Calendar which can be accessed at the right end of the navigational bar above. We regularly post activities, meetings, conferences and events to the Calendar. For example, look at the many Second District Calendar items for tomorrow:

Hawthorne Library Spring Book Sale

Florence-Firestone Get Hip – Go Green Fest ’09

Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook Grand Opening

4th Annual South L.A. Earth Fest at Leimert Park Village

STD Awareness Event

All Star Talent Auditions Sponsored By St. John’s Well Child

Get out and enjoy your Saturday!

Get Hip – Go Green Fest '09 In Florence-Firestone

The County of Los Angeles, Supervisors Gloria Molina and Mark Ridley-Thomas and the Department of Public Works invite you to the Florence/Firestone “Get Hip – Go Green Fest ’09” on Saturday, April 18, 2009, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Join us for:

-Household hazardous waste collection event
-Utility discounts
-Environmental workshops
-Money saving programs
-Chance to win: gas & grocery gift cards
-FREE food (while supplies last)
-Games, music and more…

Franklin D. Roosevelt Park
7600 Graham Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90001

For more information see flyer or call (888) CLEAN LA.