Carson: The City Council will hold a public hearing Tuesday on residential trash collection rates for 1991-92; the council will also discuss a proposed rate increase for the Carson Circuit bus service. The council meets at 6 p.m. at 701 E. Carson St. For information, call 830-7600. Televised at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday on Channel 26 (Continental Cablevision) and repeated the next Wednesday.
El Segundo: The City Council will consider asking for proposals to develop a plan for keeping existing businesses and attracting new ones. The effort would be aimed at diversifying the city's economic base while weaning it from its heavy reliance on the aerospace industry, which has declined in recent years. The council meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday, 350 Main St. For information, call 322-4670. Televised live on Channel 22 (Paragon) and repeated at noon Wednesday.
Lawndale: The City Council will consider approval of an anti-graffiti ordinance dealing with the sale of spray paint and removal of graffiti from private property. The council meets at 7 p.m. Thursday, 14717 Burin Ave. For information, call 973-4321. Televised live on Channel 60 and repeated several times during the week.
Redondo Beach: The Harbor Commission will stage a public hearing Monday on the proposed reconstruction of the horseshoe-shaped pier that was damaged by fire in 1988. 7 p.m. in City Council chambers, 415 Diamond St. For information, call 372-1171.
Torrance: Eight exchange students from Torrance's sister city of Kashiwa, Japan, will arrive Tuesday for a three-week stay in the city. Their itinerary includes trips to Universal Studios, Knott's Berry Farm, a Dodgers game and--for a change of pace--a tour of Torrance city facilities.
MEETINGS THIS WEEK
Avalon: 7 p.m. Tuesday, 209 Metropole. For information, call 510-0220. Televised live on Channel 3 (Catalina Cable) and repeated Saturday morning.
Inglewood: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, 1 Manchester Blvd. For information, call 412-5280. No cable telecast.
Lomita: 7 p.m. Monday, 24300 Narbonne Ave. For information, call 325-7170. No cable telecasts.
Los Angeles: 10 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at 200 N. Spring St., Los Angeles. For information, call 548-7637 in San Pedro; 548-7586 in Wilmington; 548-7664 in Harbor City/Gateway; 641-4717 in Westchester. Televised live on Channel 35; meetings repeated individually at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday and collectively Sunday starting at 10 a.m.
Manhattan Beach: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, 1400 Highland Ave. For information, call 545-5621. Televised on Channel 3 (MultiVision) at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Rancho Palos Verdes: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Hesse Park, 29201 Hawthorne Blvd. For information, call 377-0360. Televised live on Channel 3; repeated at 7:30 p.m. the next Tuesday.
Redondo Beach: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, 415 Diamond St. For information, call 372-1171. Televised live on Channel 8 (Century); repeated at 3 p.m. Wednesday and 6 p.m. Sunday.
Torrance: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, 3031 Torrance Blvd. For information, call 618-5880. Televised live on Channel 22 (Paragon), and replayed at 10 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, and at 10 a.m., 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.