Lompoc City Council meets tonight
The five-year plan for the revitalization of Lompoc’s Old Town area will be up for discussion tonight by the City Council, beginning at 7 in City Hall, 100 Civic Center Plaza. The Old Town Lompoc Redevelopment Project Area Implementation Plan will outline the city’s plans and funding priorities for the commercial area around the Ocean Avenue and H Street intersection through 2014.
Also during the meeting, the council will discuss a proposal to suspend certain development impact fees to stimulate the local economy.
Board members needed for charter school Lompoc Unified School District La Mesa Alternative Education Center will form a public Charter High School Board and is seeking civic-minded citizens with an interest in youth and education to join the board.
This school is a non-traditional public high school which specializes in personalized and collaborative teaching. Board responsibilities include monthly meetings and preview of agenda items prior to the meeting; oversight of the school action plan; curriculum and budget; and development of future plans with the staff.
Interested parties should attend the first meeting from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, in Room P-3, 4010 Jupiter Ave., in Vandenberg Village. Elections to follow.
For more information, call 742-3150.
Health club offers free classes
Walnut Pier Health Club will offer free classes for New Year’s Day at its location at 803 E. Walnut Ave. Offered will be Zumba at 9 a.m. and Yoga at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 1.
For more information, call 736-3493.
Local restaurant hosts giving tree
Texas Cattle Company Restaurant is hosting a giving tree for underprivileged children in the Lompoc area this holiday season. Anyone interested in providing a gift for a child, stop by and pick one of the tags off the tree at
1325 North H St. The children were nominated from the Mark’s House, Catholic Charities, Bridgehouse homeless shelter and Boys & Girls Club of Lompoc.
For more information, contact Naomi Bailey at 735-8207.
Hanukkah to be celebrated
The Vandenberg-Lompoc Jewish Community at Vandenberg Air Force Base Chapel One will celebrate Hanukkah on the eighth day, at 6:30 p.m. Friday.
A dairy-parve potluck dinner will be held; anyone wishing to help with the dinner should arrive at 5:30 p.m. This celebration is free and open to the public.
For base access and more information, call 736-2772 or 588-3893.
Pizza Garden to host fundraiser
Pizza Garden, 1017 North H St., will hold a fundraiser for Gabrielle “Gabby” Corral, from 6 to 8 p.m. today, with 50 percent of the proceeds from all regular priced large or extra large pizzas sold being donated to the Corral family to help with medical expenses.
Gabby is a Lompoc High School student and cheerleader who has been at the Sherman Oaks Burn Center for more than a month, suffering from Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, a serious side effect to medication.
— By the Record staff