The Historic Highland Park Neighborhood Council is scheduled to hold its monthly board meeting tonight, Thursday, Oct. 17, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Highland Park Adult Senior Citizen Center, located at 6152 N. Figueroa St. The meeting is open to the public and Highland Park residents are particularly encouraged to attend.
2. ASNC Montecito Heights Local Issues meeting
The Arryoy Seco Neighborhood Council Montecito Heights Local Issues Committee is scheduled to meet tonight, Thursday Oct. 16, starting at 8 p.m. at the Senior Center at 4545 Homer St. Public safety issues are likely to be at the forefront of the meeting's agenda.
3. Congressman 'Still Dreaming'
Mark your calendars: Luis Gutiérrez, the 10-term Illinois U.S. representative, is scheduled to discuss his recent memoir, "Still Dreaming: My Journey From the Barrio to Capitol Hill," with Los Angeles Times columnist, radio host and Mount Washington resident Patt Morrison on Thursday, Oct. 17. Nicknamed “El Gallito" (Little Fighting Rooster), Gutiérrez is expected to reflect on his political awakening and how he went from being a cabdriver to an immigrants' rights leader. The event will be held downtown at the Mark Taper Auditorium, Central Library, 630 W. 5th St., 90071.Click here for reservations.
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