Joe Buscaino's Blog – January 2012 Archive (6)

Joe Buscaino swearing in at Los Angeles City Hall

It was a wonderful day Tuesday for me and my family as I was sworn in as the newest Councilmember representing the 15th District including San Pedro. 

My first Council meeting will be Wednesday, February 1, 2012. I am very much looking forward to taking my seat at the horseshoe and representing all of you.

Added by Joe Buscaino on January 31, 2012 at 6:13pm — No Comments

My condolences to the Steve Saggiani Family

I am greatly saddened to learn of the death of San Pedro resident Steve Saggiani, killed tragically Thursday evening, while performing his duties as a longshoreman at the Port of Long Beach. As a person who has family and many friends in the ILWU, I would like to express my deepest personal sympathies and condolences to the Saggiani family and to all his brothers and sisters of the ILWU.

Working as a longshoreman, loading and unloading the ships that import and export the…

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Added by Joe Buscaino on January 21, 2012 at 4:16pm — No Comments

WHITE POINT LANDSLIDE - JANUARY 2012 REPORT

 

Los Angeles City Engineer, Gary Lee Moore, briefed me Friday morning on the status of the White Point Landslide.

 

The briefing included a 300-page Preliminary Geotechnical Report which provides a summary of the progress of the investigation and monitoring but offered no analysis, just facts of the current situation .

 

"I am pleased to report that we have seen no ground movement on…

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Added by Joe Buscaino on January 20, 2012 at 3:07pm — 3 Comments

Thank you SAN PEDRO for all your support!

Thank you everyone for all your well wishes! What an amazing night of my life Tuesday!!  We are an amazing community and we will only get better and stronger! We will grow old together. Much love to all of you! 

 

On Wednesday, I spent my first unofficial day at City Hall. It was an absolutely wonderful feeling. Here is a video of my first experience on the floor.

Twitter: @JoeBuscaino @LA15th

 

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Added by Joe Buscaino on January 18, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments

12 New Laws for 2012

 

Happy New Year everyone. The State of California has 745 new laws that go into effect today, January 1, 2012. Here are 12 notable ones.

 

1. The new California booster seat law requires that any child under 8 years old be secured in an appropriate child restraint meeting federal motor vehicle safety standards. The law does contain a provision, however, that a child under 8 years old who is 4'9" inches or taller may use a safety…

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Added by Joe Buscaino on January 1, 2012 at 3:00pm — 3 Comments

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