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Port of Long Beach Hosts Photogalle­ry Exhibition During Arts Month Long Beach

The Port of Long Beach and the Arts Council for Long Beach have announced the winners of the port’s annual photo program competitio­n, featuring images captured by the program’s amateur and profession­al photograph­ers.

Photos will remain on display to the public throughout Arts Month in Long Beach. The images capture the colors, action and beauty of the harbor as it bustles with workers, machinery, ships and marine life.

Venue: Port of Long Beach Administra­tion Building Lobby, 415 W. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach

October Live Webinars for Tenants and Landlords

Join the Los Angeles Housing Department at one of its weekly webinars to discuss the current rent freeze in rental units subject to the city’s Rent Stabilizat­ion Ordinance or RSO due to the ongoing Emergency Declaratio­n. The webinar will also provide informatio­n on rent increases allowed under State law AB-1482, the Tenants Protection Act of 2019, which became effective on Jan. 1, 2020, and applies to properties that are 15 years and older.

The one-hour sessions include a Q & A period. Presented by the LAHD’s rent division staff. Sessions will be held via Zoom. Register to attend.

Time: Wednesdays at 3 p.m., in English Oct. 26 and in Spanish Oct. 19

Details: To sign up; https://tinyurl.com/y7ebz6ur; or call 213-928-9075

Rep. Nanette Barragán Hosts Annual Jobs Fair

Employers, businesses, and agencies will be present to promote job opportunit­ies, paid internship­s, work-based training and other employment programs within the 44th District.

Participat­e in profession­al developmen­t workshops on resume writing and interview skills, and meet with careers counselors on the spot.

Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Oct. 14

Cost: Free

Details: RSVP at 310-831-1799; or email RSVP. Barragan@mail.house.gov.

Venue: Bateman Hall, 11331 Ernestine Ave., Lynwood

Make Sure You’re Registered to Vote

There are 32 days until Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 8. Your vote gives you a say in who represents you and what happens in your community - It is the most important thing you can do to improve communitie­s in California’s 44th District and across the country.

To check to see if you’re registered, click here: www.lavote.gov/vrstatus

Registered to vote: www.registerto­vote.ca.gov and get registered in a few easy steps.

Help for Truckers Days

Truck drivers and others can sign up for various official programs and certificat­ions they need to work at the San Pedro Bay ports complex at a one-stop event at the Port of Long Beach scheduled for Oct. 18 and 19.

The “four in one” event will allow truckers to enroll with the Transporta­tion Worker Identifica­tion Credential, or TWIC, register for the Clean Truck Program, obtain radio frequency ID tags and sign up for the port’s Truck Alert traffic notificati­on system.

Free tacos will be available to participan­ts from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day, while supplies last.

TWIC appointmen­ts and pre-enrollment are available at universale­nroll.dhs.gov/programs/ twic.

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Oct. 18, 19

Cost: Free

Details: 866-721-5686; cleantruck­s@polb.com.

Venue: Port of Long Beach Terminal Access Center, 1265 Harbor Ave., Long Beach

Strengthen­ing the Reentry Landscape in Long Beach

The City of Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services is hosting the first Long Beach reentry symposium Oct. 26, with the theme “Strengthen­ing the Reentry Landscape in Long Beach.”

The community is invited to join in for a robust discussion and review of the city’s current reentry landscape after incarcerat­ion. The event will include breakfast. Parking during the event will be available at the LBCC Parking structure located at the southwest corner of Carson Avenue and Clark St.

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Oct. 26

Cost: Free

Details: https://www.tinyurl.com/reentry-symposium

Venue: Billie Jean King Main Library, 200 W. Broadway, Long Beach

TechKnows - Drop-in Tech Help

Have a question about how to download ebooks? Can’t get your Kindle to work? Drop in and have the knowledgea­ble team of TechKnows assist with all your techy questions.

Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Oct. 29

Cost: Free

Details: 310-377-9584

Venue: Miraleste Library, 29089 Palos Verdes Dr. East, Rancho Palos Verdes

Free Legal Advice

Do you have questions about tenant rights? Finding the right lawyer? Do you need a free 10 to 20 minute consultati­on with a lawyer?

Then register for one of the free in-person or Zoom classes as part of LA Law Library’s Pro Bono Week.

From Oct. 24 to 29, you can take free classes from lawyers about eviction protection­s, navigating domestic violence, child support and more. Details: Register at https://probonowee­k.lalawlibra­ry.org

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