June 2012 Blog Posts (11)

MORE Scams to look out for - involving packages & internet contact

It seems there are endless sources of Scams in L.A, and probably all over the U.S. - this information was just received from our Neighborhood Watch Lead Officer. While most of us know better than to accept/cash something unsolicited, we also know family members and friends who are not always quite as up on these things:



"One of your neighbors recently received a Fed-Ex, overnight envelope (very official in appearance).  When she opened the envelope she found a solicitation from a…

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Added by Marlene Bauman on June 30, 2012 at 2:14pm — No Comments

Continuing Education via Online Classes - UPDATE - NEW online classes, collaboration of Harvard & MIT

An article has surfaced today from Harvard & MIT regarding new FREE online classes, coming in the fall. I have NOT verified this, but I doubt it is untrue, and feel it is worth checking out!

"Today's announcement brings the possibility of transformation through education to the world. edX gives Harvard and MIT an unprecedented opportunity to dramatically extend our collective reach by conducting groundbreaking research into effective education and by extending online…

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Added by Marlene Bauman on June 21, 2012 at 8:44am — No Comments

Unexpected E-mail from Amazon.com? Phony calls from Microsoft?

Several of my friends have been experiencing this recently, so even if you already have heard about it, I thought I'd share.

"Someone out there is phishing for Amazon passwords. If you get an unsolicited email from Amazon with a link to reset your password, IGNORE IT."

"A guy claiming to be from Microsoft Tech Support called us and said they are receiving error…
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Added by Marlene Bauman on June 21, 2012 at 8:11am — No Comments

WHITE POINT LANDSLIDE - Final Report, June 18, 2012

 

 

On Monday, June 18, 2012, City Engineer Gary Lee Moore, and geotechnical experts from the consulting firm Shannon & Wilson presented the findings contained in an 800-page report on the White Point Landslide – the November 20th 2011 geologic event that destroyed a…

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Added by Joe Buscaino on June 19, 2012 at 12:30pm — 5 Comments

Broadway Comes to the Warner Grand!

G olden State Pops Orchestra Web Site

On with the Show:

Musicals from the Silver Screen

with Susan Egan

Saturday, June, 16th @ 8 PM

Warner Grand Theatre - 478 W. 6th St., San…

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Added by Linda L. Grimes on June 12, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Delacreme Presents Audy Murphy Sticky Ricky & Big Vic Release Party!

Haffway House & Delacreme Presents Audy Murphy Sticky Ricky & Big Vic(CNC Squad) Release Party with Also Performing will be Tony San’s Yung LA, FABrelle & More. Show is Saturday July 28th, 2012 at The Plush Lounge Down Stairs of The World Famous Key Club (9039 Sunset Blvd West Hollywood CA 90069)

            

This is an 18+ event, and…

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Added by James Jones on June 12, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Natural Remedies - ongoing research

As homeowners, and even as renters, we all need to find solutions that are effective, but safe for our families, specially children, and our pets. I am always looking for "green" solutions and will be writing about my findings.

Termites – It might not have residual properties, but amazingly we tried vinegar (mixed with soap & water) on termites that we found after cutting a board from our garage. It killed them almost instantly, and the orange based termite spray from the hardware…

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Added by Marlene Bauman on June 10, 2012 at 11:50am — No Comments

Neighborhood Watch WORKS! Possible home theft thwarted

Recently, we had an "exciting" afternoon in South Shores, and I want to share information we received regarding this event from our SLO Officer Wight:

"I just wanted to give you all a quick update.  During the day on 06/06/2012 a group of four male Hispanics were seen distributing flyers in South Shores.  And because our Neighborhood Watchers are attentive and proactive, a number of you called it in.  The information that I received is a number of Officers responded to the area,…

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Added by Marlene Bauman on June 10, 2012 at 11:39am — No Comments

White Point Landslide findings to be unveiled June 18th

Los Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino has announced that City Engineer Gary Lee Moore will present his findings of the geotechnical report about the White Point Landslide at a community meeting. The meeting will be held on Monday, June 18, 6:30 PM at White Point Elementary School auditorium at 1410 Silvius…

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Added by The San Pedro Coast on June 8, 2012 at 5:00pm — 3 Comments

Venus transit across path of the sun!

Don't hurt your eyes, watch it on NASA's site!!!

http://venustransit.nasa.gov/webcasts/mtwilson/

Added by Marlene Bauman on June 5, 2012 at 4:31pm — No Comments

New Source for Classifieds in San Pedro

Thanks to Tom Dorsey of SanPedro.com, "SanPedro-Classifieds.com is up and running for Employment Wanted and Needed and Lost and Found Pets. We are in Beta mode. All Employment and Lost and Found Ads Are Free!!"

http://sanpedro-classifieds.com/index.php

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Added by Marlene Bauman on June 1, 2012 at 9:33pm — No Comments

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