Wiseburn Watch Meeting – Dec 8 – Preferential Parking District

Please join us next Wednesday for a special Wiseburn Watch Meeting where we will have LA County representatives talk to us about it Wiseburn Waking Path and details about establishing a Preferential Parking District.
WHENWednesday, December 8th from 7PM-8:30 PM
  • Cabrillo Elementary Performing Arts Center (PAC) at 5309 W 135th St, Hawthorne, CA 90250 in-person (web-meeting link provided day of event for virtual attendees)

  • LA County Parks and Rec who manages our Wiseburn Walking Path  introduction

  • Representatives from the  Department of Public Works talking to us about what it takes to establish a Preferential Parking District

  • We will be collecting toys for the LA County Sheriff’s Holiday Drive – please bring any toy donations wrapped/sealed to the meeting

WUSD School Renaming Exploration Process – update

The Wiseburn USD school board received an updated report on the school renaming exploration process during their latest meeting. The presentation covered the latest information about the process, including a preliminary review of community feedback.

You can review the report now and respond to our open community survey to make your voice heard. Head over to wiseburn.org/renaming to join in now!

Upcoming December Save the dates: December 8 and December 18

How quickly the end of year has reached and we have two events in December that we would like you to save the date for:
Wednesday, December 8th from 7PM-8:30 PM in-person meeting at Cabrillo PAC where we will be having a special Wiseburn Watch Meeting with visits from:
**LA County Parks and Rec who manages our Wiseburn Walking Path
** Representatives from the  Department of Public Works talking to us about what it takes to establish a Preferential Parking District
Saturday December 18th – OUR 13TH ANNUAL WISEBURN 🎅 SANTA PARADE (more details to follow)
Sponsored by the Wiseburn Watch in coordination with LA County Fire Department, CA Highway Patrol, and LA County Sheriff Department; with special thanks to Harley Hoff.Wiseburn Santa Parade

WUSD – Renaming Committee seeking community feedback

The Wiseburn Unified School District’s school renaming committee has met for the second time, and are now actively seeking feedback from the local community on findings from the meeting and a special presentation by a historian.

You can learn more about the school renaming process, catch the second meeting recap, find the survey, and, if interested, sign up for their email group by visiting wiseburn.org/renaming.
Wiseburn wants to hear from as many local residents as possible during this process, so please submit feedback by November 11.

West Basin – free rain barrel program

West Basin is pleased to announce the launch of the Rain Barrel Program for 2022.

Residents of the West Basin service area may now register at www.westbasin.org/rain-barrels for free home delivery, or a drive-through pick-up event hosted in El Segundo on Saturday, January 29 from 8-11AM or at the Carson office on Saturday, February 5, 2022 from 8-11AM. Full details are on the webpage.

11-2021 Rain-Barrel-Program-Flyer

Wiseburn October 2021 – Crime Statistics

Here are the October 2021 crime statistics for the Wiseburn area, remember that these are year-on-year comparisons:














Aggravated Assault












Larceny Theft




Grand Theft Auto








Grand Theft Auto is the most preoccupying statistic that is up 61% from the same period last year.
If you see something, say something!
Call LA Sheriff South LA Station at (323) 820-6700 to report a crime in the Wiseburn community.

Wiseburn Watch – October 20 Meeting Notes

Apologies for all who tried to join remotely we will be broadcasting December 8th meeting. Please find below notes from our meeting on October 20th

  • Please join us for a special meeting on December 8th where Department of Public Works will take our questions on establishing a Preferential Parking District

Wiseburn Watch Meeting

Wednesday 10.20.2021 @ 7:07 PM – 8:00PM


Board Members:

  • Eddie Urenda, President

  • Bill Magoon, VicePresident and Law Enforcement Liaison

  • Mary Radler, Treasurer

  • Phil Radler, Secretary

  • Tim Crise, Board Member

Government and Law Enforcement Partners:

  • Lt. Mike Modica, LA Sheriff Department,

  • CHP, Officer Karina Muñoz

  • Ara Ahn, Deputy for Constituent Engagement, Office of Sup. Holly J. Mitchell, 2nd District


  1. – Welcome and Introductions

  2. – Questions for Law Enforcement

  3. – Crime Overview

  4. – Mr. Bill tours the neighborhood

  5. – Preferential Parking District

  6. – Santa Parade

  7. – Open Forum


  1. Questions for Law Enforcement

    1. Dispensary patrolling and shutdowns

      1. Supervisor’s office (Ara) provided the name of the County Counsel working with LASD South LA Station Narcotics Division:

Jessica Cohen

Deputy County Counsel

Office of the County Counsel Affirmative Litigation & Consumer Protection

648 Hall of Administration, 500 West Temple Street Los Angeles, California 90012

  1. Lack of enforcement complaints for dispensary, please reach out to County Counsel for updates

  2. Questions about use of guns for home defense

    1. Will explore future sessions on gun use for home defense

  3. Walking Path lighted cross path to be completed between Nov-Feb

  4. Preferred Parking District

Action Items

  • Invitations for December 8th Meeting DPW Preferential Parking District

  • December 18th Santa Parade invitations

Next Meeting Agenda Items

  • Special Meeting – December 8th, 2021 – Department of Public Works presentation on Preferential Parking District at Wiseburn Watch meeting (invites will follow)

    • Toy Collection will be for LA Sheriff’s Department Toy Drive

  • Santa Parade on Saturday, December 18th, 2021

Reminder & Agenda: Wiseburn Watch Meeting Oct 20 @ 7PM

Date : Wednesday October 20th
Time: 7PM
Location: Cabrillo Elementary Performing Arts Center (PAC)
Remote Attendance Link: https://meet.google.com/pyz-cdwg-vpz


– Welcome and Introductions
– Questions for Law Enforcement
– Crime Overview
– Mr. Bill tours the neighborhood
– Preferential Parking District
– Santa Parade
– Open Forum
** Please bring your old household batteries as we will continue to collect them for recycle