Eye on the Tenth 
September 18, 2015


Dear Friends,

As our 2015 'Movies in the Park' approaches the end of the summer series, I want to thank everyone who has come out this year. Team Wesson had a blast preparing all of the festivities for your enjoyment.

Help us go out with a bang: join us tonight at Westside Park to watch not one, but two movies simultaneously - ‘The Book of Life’ and ‘Bolt’.

As always, hot dogs, hamburgers, popcorn, and raffle prizes will be provided free of charge.

If you can't make tonight's screenings, our final 'Movies in the Park' takes place on Friday, September 25 at Reynier Park. Bring the whole family to see Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private of 'Penguins of Madagascar'.

See you there!



--- Herb J. Wesson




Free Computer Giveaway for First-Time Home Internet Subscribers!


If you and your family are in need of a computer, please join us this Saturday at Susan Miller Dorsey High School to receive a FREE refurbished computer!

A big thank you to Mayor Eric Garcetti, Councilmember Bob Blumenfield, LA Information Technology Agency, Best Buy, Geek Squad, California Emerging Technology Fund, Citi, Community Build, Everyone On, Good Tech America human IT, Isidore Electronics Recycling, Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance, L.A. Shares, LA Clean Tech Incubator Campus, Los Angeles Public Library, Southeast Community Development Corp, REDF, and the Youth Policy Institute for helping me make this important program a reality.

Some eligibility requirements must be met. Please register by calling (323) 643-2957



Mother Of Many Paves the Path for Students to Enhance Tech Skills 




At the request of Susan Miller Dorsey High School principal, Dr. Sample, Mother Of Many began implementing coding and STEAM curriculum at the school's Math & Science Magnet Academy last year. Mother of Many's computer science programs integrates coding, game design, and app development into the classroom. Today the curriculum is so popular that the classes have a waiting list.

As a result of the partnership, Mother of Many developed the first AP Computer Science Program in South Los Angeles. This is a terrific program led by dedicated instructors and CD10 is proud to be a part of future successes.



LA Animal Services Euthanizing Less Animals, Making Strides Toward Becoming a "No Kill" City



Last week, Controller Ron Galperin released an audit on Los Angeles Department of Animal Services indicating that the department has reduced the number of euthanized shelter animals citywide.

However, the reduction isn't enough. We must do more to ensure Los Angeles is on track to making 'No Kill L.A.' a reality. Save a life and adopt a pet today: bitly.com/adoptla.



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UPCOMING EVENTS




SEPTEMBER 18
2015 'Movies in the Park': Book of Life & Bolt
Westside Park
3085 Clyde Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90016
6 p.m.



SEPTEMBER 25
2015 'Movie in the Park': Penguins of Madagascar
Reynier Park
2803 Reynier Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90034
6 p.m.

OCTOBER 3
17th Annual DEAFestival
Los Angeles City Hall
200 N. Spring Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
http://www.deafestivalla.org/

OCTOBER 15
3rd Thursdays on Pico
Pico Blvd, between Cochran and Fairfax
7:30 p.m.
https://www.facebook.com/thirdthursdaysonpico

OCTOBER 17
10th Annual Taste of Soul
Crenshaw Blvd. between Stocker St. and Rodeo Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90008
10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
http://tasteofsoul.org/ 



Herb J. Wesson, Jr.
Council President
Councilmember, 10th Council District

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