December 17, 2012
Restorative Court Offers Homeless New Chances  
Restorative Court  
The Restorative Court program is a collaborative effort of the Police Department, court system, health care system, and social service agencies to help homeless individuals get off the streets. Through customized recovery plans, over 140 clients have participated in restorative court, with many achieving sobriety, safe housing, and a healthy lifestyle.  Watch the Video... 
New Access Fee on Business Licenses
A new state law will require all businesses to pay a $1 state disability access fee with business license applications and renewals. Local businesses will see the new fee on their business license renewal notices for licenses issued beginning January 1. The fees will be used to increase disability access and compliance with construction-related accessibility requirements and to promote compliance with federal and state disability laws. 
Breakwater Breakwater Reopens
After Repairs

The breakwater has opened after the final nine panels at the west end of the breakwater have been constructed. This project will provide protection from coastal storms for decades to come. 
Los Banos Pool Improvements Los Baos Pool Water
Filter Improvements

Los Baos pool was closed for a few days earlier this month for filter replacements. The internal sensors were inspected and 416 bags of new silica sand were added back into the three pool filters. The new sand has already improved water clarity and overall water quality and circulation for swimmers.
Don't Forget to Recycle Your Christmas Tree!
Prepare trees for recycling by removing ornaments, tinsel, and plastic or metal stands. Trees with fake snow will NOT be accepted. You may place your tree next to your greenwaste bin on collection day or bring it to the South Coast Recycling and Transfer Station (4430 Calle Real). If you do not have a greenwaste bin, put the tree on the curb and call MarBorg for pickup at 963-1852. 
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The City News in Brief will resume on January 7.

Council Agenda of the Week
Meetings and Events

Coffee With a Cop
December 20
Green Business

Crime Watch

Man Arrested
for Assault

Video Voyeur Arrested

Police Officers Make 25 DUI Arrests
in November


Drug Dealers Arrested 

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