The State Of The City Address and Luncheon was held March 21, 2018 at the Hawthorne Memorial Center.

The welcome was given by Patricia Donaldson President/CEO of the Hawthorne Chamber of Commerce. 

The Master of Ceremonies for the event was Jan Vogel of the South Bay Workforce Investment Board.

The 2018 State Of The City Address was given by Mayor Alex Vargas outlining the accomplishments of the past year and projects currently underway and on the horizon for the coming year.