Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Monday announced the appointment of Georgina Torres Rizk to a judgeship in the Los Angeles County Superior Court. Rizk, 57, of Whittier has worked as an administrative law judge for the Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board since 1988. Previously, she was a sole practitioner from 1983 to 1987 specializing in federal and state criminal matters. Rizk earned a juris doctorate degree from the UCLA School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from USC. She will earn $171,648 per year. Council to discuss Aquatic Center LA MIRADA – The City Council at its 6:30 p.m. meeting today is expected to approve the purchase of computer software for the city’s Aquatic Center at a price of about $55,000. Beginning Sept. 11, the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department will start a winter collection for Marines serving in Iraq. The collection happens twice a year. For more information, call Wanda Smith at (562) 944-6072. Rizk appointed to judgeship The Active network computer software will allow the Aquatic Center’s and Community Services Department’s computers to communicate with each other. In addition, it will allow residents to purchase season or annual tickets to use the Aquatic Center from the La Mirada Resource Center, Activity Center, gymnasium, Aquatic Center and online via the city’s Web site. The council also will receive an update on several summer programs, including family camp, leaders in training, Neff summer day camp, Positive Alternatives and Recreation for Kids and summer concerts. The council will meet in the City Hall conference room, 13700 La Mirada Blvd., La Mirada. For information call (562) 943-0131. Veterans to hold Hawaiian luau The Veterans of Foreign Wars will host a Hawaiian-style luau from 3 p.m. to midnight Aug. 25Saturday. The event will be held at 4865 Durfee Ave. in Pico Rivera. Music will be provided by Los Quates from 3 to 7 p.m., then by a D.J. from 8 p.m. to midnight. Tickets cost $7. Food is not included in the ticket price. For information call (562) 695-0029. City buys assistive mobility units LA MIRADA – The city has purchased two T3 personal mobility units to assist with patrolling at parks, shopping centers and city events. A T3 is an electric, three- wheeled, stand-up vehicle that can be ridden in high-density areas. “The T3s high-performance design enhances the public safety team’s visibility and response times,” said Lt. Robert Esson of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Governor appoints new judges Seven attorneys working in both the public and private sectors, an administrative law judge and a court commissioner were named to the Los Angeles Superior Court bench Monday by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. Two of the new judges are now deputy district attorneys: Terry A. Bork and Gregory A. Dohi. Dohi, 42, of Los Angeles, worked in the hardcore gang and major crimes divisions, while Bork, 50, of Pasadena did stints in the career criminal unit and special investigations division. Bork fills the position created by the retirement of Judge Lois Smaltz, while Dohi takes a newly created judgeship, as does Marguerite D. Downing, 48, of Los Angeles. The other appointees include: Elizabeth R. Feffer, 38, of San Marino, who has been in private practice throughout her career. She takes over for retiring Judge Richard Lyman. Lesley C. Green, 60, of Pasadena also was in private practice. She fills the vacancy of retiring Judge Richard Neidorf. Georgina Torres Rizk, 57, of Whittier is currently an administrative law judge and former sole practitioner. She fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Jon Mayeda. – From staff reports 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!