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South Bay Cities Council of Governments Selects Raymond Fujii of Torrance as Winner of its Inaugural Photo Contest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Media Contact: Colleen Farrell | SBCCOG | 424-271-4681 | [email protected]  SOUTH BAY CITIES COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS SELECTS RAYMOND FUJII OF TORRANCE AS WINNER OF ITS INAUGURAL PHOTO CONTEST     Winner is Selected from More than 150 Submissions   Raymond Fujii of Torrance took home first place honors with [...]

2022-06-27T12:44:39-07:00April 5, 2022|

South Bay Cities Council OF Governments’ 22nd General Assembly To Reimagine the South Bay’s Future 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Media Contact: Colleen Farrell | SBCCOG | 424-271-4681 | [email protected]  SOUTH BAY CITIES COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS’ 22nd GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO REIMAGINE THE SOUTH BAY’S FUTURE   Champions of Innovation to Inform South Bay Cities and Their Leaders   How to Plan for a Multidimensional World    TORRANCE, CALIF., March [...]

2022-06-27T12:42:01-07:00March 23, 2022|

The 22nd General Assembly: In-Person Event Returns to “Reimagine” the South Bay’s Future

Drew Boyles, Mayor, El Segundo Chair, SBCCOG Board of Directors The South Bay Cities Council of Government’s (SBCCOG) invites thought leaders to gather, share ideas and discuss important issues that impact the region. Due to the pandemic, last year’s event took place for the first time on a [...]

2022-03-11T12:04:32-08:00March 11, 2022|

Urban Nature Zone: Foresight Leads to Preservation of Torrance Gem for Wildlife to Thrive and People to Enjoy

Written by Tracy Drake, Park Services Manager, City of Torrance The Madrona Marsh Preserve is thought to be the last remaining freshwater marsh in Los Angeles County. It is one of the city of Torrance’s finest achievements in the context Madrona Marsh Preserve serves as inspiration for many local [...]

2022-02-25T10:03:44-08:00February 25, 2022|

Enter the SBCCOG’s “Why I Love the South Bay” Photo Contest

The SBCCOG is in search of your best photographs that showcase what is unique and beautiful about the South Bay and where you find beauty in your community. The SBCCOG’s new quarterly photo contest kicks off January 1, 2022. This is an opportunity for the community to show off their [...]

2022-01-10T15:37:10-08:00January 10, 2022|

Going Renewable: As California Sets Ambitious Clean Energy Goals, Its Largest Community Energy Provider Keeps Pace to Ensure Grid’s Resiliency

By Ted Bardacke, Executive Director, Clean Power Alliance  Clean Power Alliance (CPA) is the fifth largest electricity provider in California and the single largest provider of 100% renewable energy to customers in the nation. We take our responsibility to reliably integrate renewable energy into the grid very seriously, as we [...]

2021-12-22T10:00:08-08:00December 22, 2021|

A Roadmap for the Future: What is GIS and What it Can Do for South Bay Cities

Geographic information systems, known as GIS, are a way to organize, analyze and display any data that has a location. For a city, that data can be anything from the demographics of the people living around a park, to a full schematic of the city’s water system, according to Barry [...]

2021-12-16T10:57:03-08:00December 16, 2021|

Solution to California’s Housing Crisis Lies in Collaboration, Not Condemnation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Media Contact: Colleen Farrell | SBCCOG | 424-271-4681 | [email protected]  SOLUTION TO CALIFORNIA’S HOUSING CRISIS LIES IN  COLLABORATION, NOT CONDEMNATION   TORRANCE, CALIF., November 16, 2021 – In response to California Attorney General Rob Bonta’s announcement of the creation of a Housing Strike Force, speaking on behalf of the South Bay Cities Council of Governments (SBCCOG), Drew Boyles, SBCCOG board of directors' chair [...]

2022-05-20T10:24:33-07:00November 16, 2021|

South Bay Cities Council Of Governments Congratulates El Segundo As 200th Agency To Join Partner Southern California Regional Energy Network

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Media Contact: Colleen Farrell | SBCCOG | 424-271-4681 | [email protected] SOUTH BAY CITIES COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS CONGRATULATES EL SEGUNDO AS 200th AGENCY TO JOIN PARTNER SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA REGIONAL ENERGY NETWORK    TORRANCE, CALIF., November 15, 2021 – The South Bay Cities Council of Governments (SBCCOG), which through [...]

2022-05-20T10:24:24-07:00November 15, 2021|

SBCCOG Welcomes LAHSA Senior Executive to Manage Homelessness and Senior Programs

TORRANCE, CALIF., October 7, 2021 – The South Bay Cities Council of Governments (SBCCOG), a government organization dedicated to improving the quality of life and productivity in the South Bay subregion of Los Angeles County, welcomes Ronson Chu to lead its Homelessness and Senior Services programs. Chu brings financial, administrative and managerial experience to the organization after working in various roles for the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) and Homeless Court, and as co-founder of Weekend to End Homelessness, an event and campaign to connect neighbors with volunteer opportunities in their local communities. 

2022-05-20T10:24:07-07:00October 7, 2021|
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