Category: Gardena

South Bay by Jackie.com COVID-19 Website Announcement

March 15, 2020

For over eight years, South Bay by Jackie.com has kept the community informed of all the incredible leisure activities and special events taking place in our seaside bubble. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re temporarily switching gears to act as a clearing house for hyper-local news.

We’re receiving information from multiple, reliable sources. In order to distribute all of this information in a timely manner, we’re posting several announcements to the Daily Blog page each day.

Help R6 Distillery Make Hand Sanitizer!

Ongoing

There have been numerous requests from fire fighters, police officers, doctors, nurses, and hospitals requesting assistance with the production of hand sanitizer.

R6 Distillery has launched a GoFundMe page to help with an initiative directed toward EMS and first responders in the LA area. In order to do so, R6 needs to spend a significant amount of capital to bring in the raw material to provide such relief.

They are receiving dozens of calls and emails daily, and their top priority remains police, fire, government agencies, and hospitals requesting support for this specific need.

The Great American Takeout

Ongoing

America’s restaurants are in crisis. The coronavirus poses a significant threat to the future of an industry that employs more than 15 million Americans. Everyone is encouraged to support restaurants and their employees by joining #TheGreatAmericanTakeout and ordering at least one delivery or pick-up meal.

Here’s How You Can Help:
-Hype it up. Post to social media platforms.
-Rally the troops. Reach out to your community and encourage them to participate.
-Eat. Order takeout or delivery from your favorite restaurant. Don’t forget to post a snap or video of your meal, tagged with #thegreatamericantakeout.
-Repeat. The Great American Takeout is only the beginning. Keep supporting our nation’s restaurants by ordering takeout or delivery as often as you can.

Monday Morning Java

Every Monday in April

Brian Evans, Certified Business Coach will host Monday Morning Java with Brian Evans, a weekly, hour-long, facilitated, open-forum-style offering for entrepreneurs, business owners and nonprofit leaders from 9 to 10 a.m. via Zoom.

Participants will talk business strategies, networking/partnerships, and inspiration for any industry – and for any business large or small – in a fun, casual, lightly-structured virtual lounge setting.

No RSVP is required, simply drop in and receive the support you need (and/or offer your support to others.) Live via Zoom at https://zoom.us/j/2132807371.

Facebook Town Hall with Assembly Member Al Muratsuchi

April 6, 2020

Assembly Member Al Muratsuchi will host a Facebook Town Hall on Monday, April 6 2 p.m.

In this time of anxiousness and uncertainty, I believe it is extremely important for people to have access to information and I want to make sure that you have an opportunity to have your questions answered. To assist the constituents of the South Bay, I am hosting a virtual Town Hall this Monday, April 6, at 2 p.m.

COVID-19 Small Business Forum

April 7, 2020

The El Segundo Chamber of Commerce will host a COVID-19 Small Business Forum on April 7 from 10 to 11 a.m. via Zoom

The forum will offer a step-by-step walk through of how to apply for the Small Business Administration’s new Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The guest present is Bryan Moeller, Senior Vice-President, Retail & Small Business Credit Manager at Wells Fargo.

If you have questions or need additional assistance, please reach out to the El Segundo Chamber at director@elsegundochamber.org.

This event is FREE but registration is required! Register at https://lasbdcnet.ecenterdirect.com/events/21524. The Zoom link will show on the right after you register.

Virtual Town Hall with Assembly Member Al Muratsuchi

April 8, 2020

The Torrance Chamber of Commerce will host a Virtual Town Hall with Assembly Member Al Muratsuchi on Wednesday, April 8 at 3 p.m. via Zoom.

Join Assembly Member Al Muratsuchi for an engaging conversation on the Covid-19 pandemic and the implication for South Bay area businesses.

This event is FREE but you must register! To register, visit the website at https://www.torrancechamber.com/event/virtualtownhall/. You will be provided with a Zoom link after you register.

Registration ends on April 8 at 2 p.m.

Virtual Belly Dance Class

April 8, 2020

Pull & Thread will host a Virtual Bellydance Class on Wednesday, April 1 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. via Zoom.

This is a full body belly dance inspired workout that provides a complete mind/body/spirit experience, tightening up those curves while exploring an ancient feminine art. Participants leave relaxed, invigorated, and in touch with their body in a new and refreshing way.

Join Zoom Meeting at https://zoom.us/j/584449750?pwd=TVhZejdrU3JlamhuWVBJSHRTRDR5dz09

Meeting ID: 584 449 750
Password: 219075

For additional information, visit the Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/1207132276160109/.

Gardena Homeless Update *CANCELLED*

April 25, 2020

The Gardena Police Department will present a Homeless Update on Saturday, April 25 from 10 a.m. to Noon at the Nakaoka Community Center.

The community is encouraged to attend and learn the latest updates on how the city is dealing with the homeless situation.

If you plan to attend, an RSVP is requested. Call 310-217-9689 or respond via email to emcleod@gardenapd.org.

For additional information, visit the Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/GardenaPolice/.

The Nakaoka Community Center is located at 1670 West 162 Street, Gardena, CA 90247.

BeachLife Speakeasy Live Stream Event

May 1, 2020

BeachLife Festival presents Speakeasy Live Stream Event on Friday, May 1 from 3 to 8 p.m.

The crew at BeachLife has decided that, in the true spirit of live music, the show must go on! So they’re bringing us the SpeakEasy line-up via a free Live Stream Event on May 1st, the original BeachLife Festival date. The event features performances by Chris Shiflett of Foo Fighters, Jim Lindberg of Pennywise, Trever Keith of Face to Face, Jason Cruz of Strung Out, Jason Devore of Authority Zero, LAW, and more.

More details will follow in the coming weeks, but we do know that during the event they’ll be raising awareness and donations for music industry relief and several other worthy causes helping those in need. So Tune in, jam out, and do some good at the same time!