Associated Press Los Angeles Daybook for Tuesday, Sept. 10
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7 a.m. LOS ANGELES – The American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) will continue its 2013 convention. Action Sessions, beginning at 12:30 p.m., include “Alt- Labor: Building Union-Worker Center Partnerships,” ”Fighting for Health Care in the Age of the Affordable Care Act,” ”Link Up with China’s Workers Around Common Issues in the Global Economy” and “Organize the South: Why the South Matters to the Future of Labor.” Conference continues through Wednesday at the Los Angeles Convention Center. 1210 S. Figueroa St. Contact: Josh Goldstein, Jeff Hauser and Gonzalo Salvador, AFL-CIO, (202) 637-5018.
7:30 a.m. LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin will participate in the “2013 L.A. Bikes and Ped Count,” a count of bicyclists and pedestrians organized every two years by the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition and L.A. Walks. Corner of Bundy Drive and Idaho Avenue. Contact: David Graham-Caso, Bonin’s office, (858) 945-2203.
8:15 a.m. LONG BEACH – Two Magellanic Penguin chicks that hatched in late June will make their public debut when the Aquarium of the Pacific opens at 9 a.m. Media availability from 8:15 to 9 a.m. Live webcams at http://www.aquariumofpacific.org/exhibits/webcams/. Aquarium, June Keyes Habitat, 100 Aquarium Way. Contact: Marilyn Padilla, aquarium, (562) 951-1684.
9 a.m. LOS ANGELES – A post-settlement hearing is set in consolidated cases filed against the Archdiocese of Los Angeles by plaintiffs who allege they were sexually abused by clergy members. Dept. 324, Central Civil West, 600 S. Commonwealth Ave. Contact: court clerk, (213) 351-8610.
9:30 a.m. CIVIC CENTER – The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will meet. Agenda includes recognition of county firefighters, police and paramedics and armed forces personnel in connection with proclamation of Sept. 11 as a “National Day of Service and Remembrance”; distribution of $100,000 in rewards for information that led to killer ex-cop Christopher Dorner; a $4.1 million expansion of Olive-View UCLA Medical Center’s psychiatric emergency services; a program for at-risk youth to work for the parks department; an $875,000 settlement of a wrongful death case related to a deputy-involved shooting; and an update on implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Board room, Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration, 500 W. Temple St. Contact: David Sommers, county, (213) 974-1363; Brian Lew, county, (213) 974-1652.
9:30 a.m. LOS ANGELES – The National Council of La Raza will release the findings of “Latino Financial Access and Inclusion in California,” a report that will be the focus of a panel discussion. Expected participants include Delia de la Vara, vice president of NCLR’s California regional office; NCLR policy analyst Marisabel Torres; Maria Cabildo, president of the East LA Community Corp.; and Jesse Torres, CEO of Pan American Bank. El Centro del Pueblo, second floor, 1157 Lemoyne St. Contact: Julian Teixeira, NCLR, (202) 776-1812.
9:30 a.m. CIVIC CENTER – The Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners will meet. Agenda includes an audit of preventable and non-preventable traffic collisions; and a second quarter discipline report. Police Commission Board Room, Police Administration Building, 100 W. First St. Contact: Tamryn Catania, public information director, (213) 236-1400.
Noon LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles magazine’s L.A. Woman Luncheon will honor 10 women from its September 2013 Women of the Year issue. Honorees are actress/philanthropist Holly Robinson Peete; Dr. Kristi Funk, Angelina Jolie’s surgeon; Jane Pisano, president of the Natural History Museum; Sonja Rasula, founder of Unique L.A.; Lorena Lopez of the union Unite Here; Hypen Im, founder of Korean Churches for Community Development; Ana Guerrero, first Latina chief- of-staff in the L.A. mayor’s office; Jennifer Howell, founder of Art of Elysium; Deborah Borda, president of the L.A. Philharmonic; and Allison Graff- Weisner, executive director of City Year Los Angeles. Media are asked to RSVP to contact. The Sofitel hotel, 8555 Beverly Blvd. Contact: Marielle Wakim, magazine, firstname.lastname@example.org.