Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Associated Press Los Angeles Daybook for Tuesday, Nov. 5
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6 a.m. CERRITOS — The Cerritos Sheriff's Station and County Fire Department will conduct an emergency preparedness training with mall personnel at Los Cerritos Center. Note: media will not be allowed in the training area for safety purposes; media staging area located in the southwest parking area near Macy's. 239 Los Cerritos Center. Contact: Capt. Keith Swensson, (562) 860-0044.
7 a.m. LONG BEACH — The American Water Works Association's 2013 Water Quality Technology Conference and Expo will continue. The five-day event will focus on water quality as a global issue and will feature topics such as innovation in contaminant detection and increased security concerns. Long Beach Convention Center, 333 E. Ocean Blvd. Contact: Deirdre Mueller, AWWA, (303) 347-6140.
8 a.m. BEVERLY HILLS — Nominations will be announced for the People's Choice Awards, honoring fan favorites in television, movies and music. Presenters include Beth Behrs ("2 Broke Girls"), Rachel Bilson ("Hart of Dixie"), Ciara and Allison Janney ("Mom"). New fan-chosen categories for this year are: Favorite Movie Duo, Favorite Alternative Artist and Favorite Country Music Icon and Favorite On-Screen Chemistry, Favorite Sci/Fi Fantasy Star, Favorite Streaming Series and Favorite TV Movie/Miniseries. The awards show will air live Jan. 8. Media check-in at 8 a.m.; news conference at 9 a.m. The Paley Center for Media, 465 N. Beverly Drive. Contact: Andy Gelb or Rachael Trager, (310) 461-0111; Johanna McCabe, (212) 969-7515.
8 a.m. PASADENA — Jet Propulsion Laboratory will conclude its two-day NASA Social for about 100 social media followers who will be picked randomly from online registrations. The event will highlight the role of NASA and JPL in studying Earth and will preview three Earth-observing missions JPL is preparing to launch. Participants will also tour the facility and interact with scientists and engineers. JPL, 4800 Oak Grove Drive. Contact: Courtney O'Connor, (818) 354-2274.
8:30 a.m. LOS ANGELES — Trial is scheduled — but may be postponed — for Martin Springer, a former Miramonte Elementary School teacher charged with lewd acts upon a child involving a female student. Dept. 120, Criminal Courts Building, 210 W. Temple St. Contact: (213) 974-5755.
8:30 a.m. LONG BEACH — The CSU Board of Trustees will meet. Agenda includes discussion of the CSU's support budget request and an information report on student fees. To watch the live video of the open sessions go to www.calstate.edu/bot. To view the full agenda go to www.calstate.edu/bot/agendas/. CSU Chancellor's Office, Dumke Auditorium, CSULB, 401 Golden Shore. Contact: Stephanie Thara, (562) 951-4800.
8:30 a.m. COMPTON — The Major League Baseball Urban Youth Academy will continue to host the weeklong 2013 MLB Umpire Camp, featuring four MLB umpires who will serve as instructors and will include 15 U.S. Marines among the aspiring umpires scheduled to attend. Classroom instruction at Holiday Inn Long Beach Airport from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.; fieldwork at academy from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. El Camino College Compton Center, Academy, 901 E. Artesia Blvd. Contact: Toby Zwikel, (818) 462-5599, or (818) 462-5610; Steve Arocho, (212) 931-7878.
9:30 a.m. LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners will meet. Agenda includes closed-session discussion of a settlement in Earl Wright v. Los Angeles, a case related to alleged discrimination, harassment and hostile work environment; existing litigation from the Los Angeles Police Protective League; and two officer-involved-shooting cases. Commission Board Room, Police Administration Building, 100 W. First St. Contact: Tamryn Catania, (213) 236-1405.
10 a.m. LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles City Council will meet. Agenda includes a report on developing a citywide municipal WiFi service. Council Chamber, City Hall, 200 N. Spring St. Contact: city clerk, (213) 978-1060.
12 p.m. LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti will join city officials in the centennial celebration of the Los Angeles Aqueduct, featuring a reenactment marking the time when water first arrived to Los Angeles from the Owens Valley. Other guests include LADWP General Manager Ronald Nichols, Christine Mulholland, John and Hal Eaton and Mono and Inyo County officials. An open house and broadcast viewing for the public will take place at LADWP's John Ferraro Building, 111 N. Hope St., Los Angeles. Note: pool feed will be provided to media; news satellite truck parking on west side of Foothill Boulevard, north of the Cascade gates. Los Angeles Aqueduct Cascades, 17001 Foothill Blvd. Contact: Joseph Ramallo, (213) 367-1361; Michelle Vargas, (213) 367-1368; Albert Rodriguez, (213) 367-8650.
2 p.m. LOS ANGELES — A status conference is scheduled in a proposed class-action lawsuit against Time Warner Cable Inc. Three subscribers allege they were wrongfully charged for services while not receiving programming from KCAL, KCBS, the Movie Channel and Showtime during a dispute between the cable service and CBS. Dept. 311, Central Civil West, 600 S. Commonwealth Ave. Contact: court clerk, (213) 351-8893.