Press Events for Thursday
9:00 a.m.: Los Angeles schools Superintendent Roy Romer and Bob Collins, chief instructional officer of secondary instruction for the LAUSD, will hold a news conference to announce the latest results of the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE). Garfield High School, 5101 E. Sixth St.
10:00 a.m.: The Los Angeles Community Redevelopment Agency will meet. Agenda includes discussion of approving a 55-unit affordable senior housing development in South Los Angeles. Board room, fourth floor, 354 S. Spring St.
11:00 a.m.: The City of Los Angeles Rent Adjustment Commission will meet. On the agenda is planning for the Commission's annual retreat for 2006. Hearing Room, 1200 West 7th Street, Suite 100.
12:00 p.m.: Mayor Villaraigosa and Sen. Jackie Speier, D-Hillsborough, will join Southern California law enforcement officials to announce Speier's proposed plan to require all high-risk sexual predators to be monitored by global positioning system technology. Parker Center, 150 N. Los Angeles St.
Foothill District Neighborhood Council, 7 p.m. Thursday at Stonehurst Recreation Center, 9901 Dronfield Ave., Sun Valley. Call (818) 607-8536 or see www.foothilltrails.org.
West Hills Neighborhood Council, 7 p.m. Feb. 1 at the 911 Communication Center, 23001 Roscoe Blvd., West Hills. Call (818) 719-8656
West Van Nuys-Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council will hold a meeting and a candidate orientation meeting, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1 at the Lake Balboa Studios, 7412 Balboa Blvd., Van Nuys. Call (818) 782-6987.
Van Nuys Neighborhood Council, 7 p.m. Feb. 8 in Room 1B at the Marvin Braude Constituent Center, 6262 Van Nuys Blvd., Van Nuys. Call (818) 908-1840.
Tarzana Neighborhood Council, 7 p.m. Feb. 24 at Tarzana Elementary School, 5726 Topeka Drive, Tarzana. Call (818) 345-1966 or see www.tarzananc.org.