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LOCAL TEENS ASSIST AT OREGON FOOD BANK — Fifteen students from the Teen Service Corps camp spent two hours packing more than 7,100 meals last week.

MOVIES IN THE PARK — Tonight, the city of Lake Oswego will host an outdoor screening of the 2010 hit remake “The Karate Kid,” starring Jaden Smith and Jackie Chan. It’s rated PG. On Aug. 14, the city will screen “The LEGO Movie.” Films begin at dusk, about 8:30 p.m., at Millenium Plaza Park and are free. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and low sand chairs to use. For more info, visit ci.oswego.or.us/parksrec/movies-park.

HRAB SAYS CHRISTIE SCHOOL PROPERTY STAYS HISTORIC — The Historic Resources Advisory Board voted unanimously on July 31 to keep the Christie School property at 2507 Christie Drive on the Historic Landmark Designation List. Youth Villages, Inc. had requested the property be removed.

ONE DEMOLITION PERMIT ISSUED — The city’s Building Division reported it issued one new demolition permit on North Shore Road during the week of July 21 through July 27.

CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN ON B AVENUE — The Lake Oswego-Tigard Partnership announces it will begin construction on two separate water projects along B Avenue, with the first, a stormwater system upgrade, set to begin mid-August.

The upgrade is slated to take three to four months. Construction work will happen on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., in compliance with city-approved construction hours.

During construction, only one block and one intersection of B Avenue will be closed to vehicle traffic and street parking at a time. Pedestrian access and access to businesses will be maintained, and traffic detours will be in place.

A second project, installation of a new pipeline under B Avenue between State Street and Ninth Street, will begin early 2015 and is expected to take up to three weeks per block. Both projects are expected to be completed by spring 2015.


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