The 13th Annual scholarship fundraiser for the Paramount Education Partnership (PEP) was a rousing success, with more than $106,000 donated to help Paramount college students achieve their educational dreams. Special thanks and appreciation are due to the following generous donors:
The Office of Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe
Weber Metals, Otto Fuchs Aerospace Group
Marukan Vinegar (USA), Inc.
Paramount Petroleum Corporation, Inc.
Don & Sherry Tomeo
FENICO Precision Casting, Inc.
Thanks to the generosity of the donors listed above, the following Paramount students have received a PEP college scholarship for 2016. Congratulations to:
Paramount City Hall will be closed in observance of Memorial Day, Monday, May 30. The Paramount Sheriff's Station will be open that day from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
There will be no street sweeping on Monday, May 30 and no makeup.
There will be no trash pick-up on Monday, May 30. Trash pick-up will resume on Tuesday and will be delayed by one day through the week; Monday's on Tuesday, Tuesday's on Wednesday, and so on.
It will be a summer of great sounds and good eats in Paramount Park on select Thursday evenings with free concerts combined with a Food Truck Row. The musical lineup will feature an assortment of styles and there will be a mix of savory and sweet offerings for sale from a variety of cuisine-mobiles.
The City's Summer Day Camp provides a fun and safe place for 5-12-year-olds to spend the summer. You can register now online, or at the Recreation Department (15300 Downey Ave.) on May 16.
The City's Recreation Department Newsletter for summer is available now for viewing. Click here to get all the information on swim lessons and other aquatics offerings, sports, classes, Mommy & Me, the summer concert series, seniors activities, and more.
The Paramount Farmers Market is open every Friday at Progress Park from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 15500 Downey Ave.
It features fresh fruits and vegetables, and a variety of other food items. Vendors also accept EBT.
There is plenty of parking and Progress Park is a stop for the Easy Rider shuttle. For more information, please call (562) 220-2121.
The City of Paramount will be honoring our brave men and women who are serving in the military by creating a "Boulevard of Heroes" with streetlight banners along a section of Paramount Blvd.
In order to qualify as an honoree, the individual must be a current member of the U.S. Armed Forces (Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard, Reserve, and National Guard) and a resident of Paramount. Or they must have lived in Paramount prior to joining the military and currently have an immediate family member in town.
Applications for the recognition are available at City Hall, the City Yard, the Paramount Park Community Center, and the Sheriff's Station. There is no fee to apply. You will need to provide proof of Paramount residency and a copy of the service member's military identification card.
Photographs taken at City events and gatherings are now available for viewing on the website SmugMug. You can find the Paramount "gallery" at www.cityofparamount.smugmug.com.
We have hundreds of photos from the most recent Halloween Carnival and all of the City's holiday events. And they can be downloaded for free. Click on the photo, then hit the download icon at the bottom right part of the screen. Enjoy!
A line up of Paramount productions - from the city, not the movie studio - is now on the video-streaming website YouTube. Shows highlight such things as public presentations at City Council meetings, special community events, an oral history of the our town, and other Paramount profiles. Click this link to visit www.youtube.com/cityofparamount.
On January 28, 2016, the Oversight Board for the Successor Agency for the Paramount Redevelopment Agency approved the Recognized Obligations Payment Schedule (ROPS) for the period of July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017. The ROPS was submitted to the California Department of Finance for review.
Additional information about the elimination of redevelopment agencies can be found on the California Department of Finance's website.
The City of Paramount is a participant in the Los Angeles Gateway Authority Catch Basin Insert project for the Los Angeles River Watershed. Funding has been provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and the Clean Water Revolving Fund through an agreement with the State Water Resources Control Board.
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Street sweeping, tree trimming, sidewalks, potholes
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Servicio al Cliente en Español
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Easy Rider Shuttle
College Bound Bus
Paramount Petroleum Learning Center at Spane Park