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Registration open for teen leadership conference

The city of Lompoc is accepting registrations for the fifth annual TOTAL (Teaching Our Teens As Leaders) Conference, which is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday at the Dick DeWees Community and Senior Center, 1120 W. Ocean Ave.

The conference is put on by the Lompoc Youth Commission. The theme for this year’s event is “Hollywood: Shoot for the Stars.” The conference is open to all middle and high school students. The keynote speakers and breakout sessions are designed to teach, motivate, empower and energize teens. Registrations will be accepted at the door between 8 and 8:45 a.m. Monday. The cost to register is $10 per person.

To register, contact the Lompoc Recreation Division at 875-8100, stop by the Anderson Recreation Center at 125 W. Walnut Ave. or visit

LCA show to feature Brass Roots Trio 

The Brass Roots Trio, whose music is a colorful mix of styles and sounds, will be the featured performers during a Lompoc Concert Association program scheduled for Saturday at the First United Methodist Church of Lompoc, 925 North F St.

Doors for the concert will open at 6:45 p.m., with the show set to start at 7:30. Tickets, which will be available at the door, are $25 for adults and $5 for students. The Brass Roots Trio is made up of musicians Travis Heath (trumpet and flugelhorn), Douglas Lundeen (French horn and vocals) and Rosetta Senkus Bacon (piano).

For more information on the show and/or the Lompoc Concert Association, which is now in its 70th season, call 588-5971 or visit

Volunteers needed for community project

The Lompoc Beautification and Appearance Commission is seeking volunteers to assist with a work project planned for Saturday at D Street and North Avenue.

The work, which will begin at 8 a.m. and run until it is complete, will involve spreading mulch, planting drought-tolerant plants and helping to enhance the community. Lunch will be provided. Volunteers are encouraged to bring tools, such as wheelbarrows, shovels, pitchforks and rakes.

To RSVP as a volunteer, call 875-8034.

Fundraiser to benefit Fallen Warriors Memorial

The Lompoc Valley Fallen Warriors Memorial Committee will host a fundraiser from 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 20 at Tom's Burgers, 115 E. College Ave.

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Money raised will go toward a memorial the group plans to construct at Beattie Park to recognize and remember all military service members from Lompoc who died in combat.

For more on the memorial, or the fundraiser, call 588-4498 or email

Registration open for YMCA 'Livestrong' program

The Lompoc Family YMCA is accepting registrations for its “Livestrong at the YMCA” program, a national partnership between the YMCA and the Livestrong Foundation to help adult cancer survivors achieve health goals.

The 12-week program is free to cancer survivors. The next session in Lompoc will be Feb. 26 to May 17. The program aims to help cancer survivors move beyond the disease in mind, body and spirit. Trained wellness coaches will work with each participant as they transition from treatment to regaining their physical and emotional strength.

For more information on the program, including how to register, contact YMCA Regional Wellness Director Nicki Marmelzat at 686-2037 or