(Left to right) Manhattan Beach Police Sgt. Joe AielloChief Rod Uyeda, and Lieutenant Bryan Klatt stand proudly. Photo by Andrea Ruse

Moving Up
Manhattan Beach Police Chief Rod Uyeda proudly promoted Lieutenant Bryan Klatt from sergeant and Sgt. Joe Aiello from patrol officer at a promotional ceremony at police headquarters Jan. 3. Klatt came to the MPBD in 1995 and became a sergeant in 2001. Aiello was promoted after 10 years with the department. “I couldn’t be more proud to promote these two people today,” Uyeda said.

Costa-Council Project
The Costa-Council Project kicked off yesterday at Mira Costa High School. The program is designed to complement high school students’ academic study of government and public policy through their attendance at City Council and commission meetings. Students will have the opportunity to meet and discuss issues with the mayor, council members, commissioners and city staff. High schoolers who are interested in joining should contact Councilmember Portia Cohen at (310) 991-7366 or visit www.citymb.info.

Art Exhibit Opening
The Manhattan Beach Creative Arts Center will host the opening of the exhibit “One Step and Beyond” on Jan. 23 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The work of 13 Los Angeles-based artists that “delve into the play of dreams, memory and forgotten lands” will be on exhibit Jan. 22 through Feb. 18. The Arts Center is located at 1560 Manhattan Beach Blvd. For more information, call (310) 802-5440. ER


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