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The City of Carson Hosts the SBCCOG’s 24th General Assembly

The City of Carson hosted the SBCCOG's annual signature General Assembly event at it's Juanita Millender-McDonald Community Center this spring. At this year's event titled Artificial Intelligence: Friend of For for the South Bay," thought leaders demystified AI technology and shared how it could potentially impact how local governments function. U.S. Representative Ted Lieu, 36th District, keynoted the event. Here is a look at the highlights.

2024-06-18T17:17:23-07:00June 18, 2024|

South Bay Classrooms Receive $12,000 for Energy-Saving Efforts

The South Bay Cities Council of Governments (SBCCOG) and Southern California Regional Energy Network (SoCalREN) teamed up to award 12 South Bay classrooms grants of $1,000 each ($12,000 total) for taking energy-saving actions at home. Classrooms representing 135th Street Elementary School in Gardena, Towne Elementary School in Carson and Zela Davis Elementary School in Hawthorne earned the rewards through SoCalREN’s Kits for Kids program for third and fourth grade students. The program provides hands-on education about the benefits of energy efficiency.

2024-06-13T13:58:24-07:00June 13, 2024|

Perspective – Los Angeles is Leading the Effort to Advance Digital Equity

More than 325,000 (9.7%) of households in LA County do not have an internet subscription, and more than 156,000 (4.6%) of households do not have a computer. LA County is leading regional efforts to ensure that all communities and individuals in the region have the technology access, capacity, skills and support to fully participate in society, democracy and the 21st-century economy.

2024-06-12T15:22:35-07:00June 12, 2024|

SBESC News – West Basin’s Water Recycling Plant Expansion in Carson Moves SoCal Closer to Water Self-Sufficiency

The LA County Sanitation Districts' Floating Lab Field Trip provide an opportunity to learn what's in our ocean water.

2024-06-12T15:22:15-07:00June 12, 2024|

City Showcase – Aging in the South Bay – Downshifting is Not an Option for Gardena Seniors

The City of Gardena offers more than 100 events and activities for seniors each year. Its robust senior programs will soon have a new home. Gardena received $8.5 million to build the Gardena Community Aquatic and Senior Center at 1654 W. 160th Street.

2024-06-12T15:21:37-07:00June 12, 2024|

Spring 2024 Issue South Bay Watch Newsletter

The South Bay Watch spring issue recaps the 24th General Assembly as speakers forecast how artificial intelligence will shape the future of local government. It also profiles winners of the "Sustainability in Action Photo Contest," a West Basin project that is making Carson more "water sustainable," and how LA County is leading the effort to advance digital equity. Plus, learn why age is only number in Gardena.

2024-06-12T11:05:19-07:00June 12, 2024|

The 24th General Assembly – AI and the Future of Local Government

The impact that artificial intelligence (AI) is expected to have on future local government hiring can be understood by examining the eventual outcome of the 1983 invention of Microsoft Word, according to Micah Gaudet, deputy city manager and chief public safety officer for Maricopa, Arizona.

2024-06-11T15:25:53-07:00June 11, 2024|

“South Bay Sustainability in Action” Photo Contest Winners Demonstrate that Small Hands Make a Big Difference

The South Bay Cities Council of Governments (SBCCOG) has selected two Rancho Palos Verdes teachers as winners of its 2023/2024 “South Bay Sustainability in Action” Photo Contest. The winners tied for first place among 10 finalists chosen through an online vote of attendees of the SBCCOG’s annual General Assembly event. The March event serves as an opportunity for the region's thought leaders to gather, share ideas and discuss important issues to the South Bay subregion. The winning images depict South Bay children learning about sustainability in their “South Bay” backyard.  

2024-04-23T14:04:17-07:00April 23, 2024|
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