May 2008 Blog Posts (5)

electric cars

I was jumping around in Open Mar Vista, and found that article on the Culver City based electric car conversion people. Is there any more information on them? All comments wanted to know how much conversion costs and how to get in touch with the installers. Anyone know?

Added by Kristin on May 22, 2008 at 9:55pm — 3 Comments

Santa Monica Pier Gets New Ferris Wheel!

Santa Monica plans to to debut its new ferris wheel next Wed., May 28 -- with 160,000 new lights added to the $1.5-million carnival ride. The celebration will feature a lighting ceremony at 8:45 p.m., then free rides and snacks until midnight. Maria Shriver will be on hand to raise $65,000 for the Special Olympics by selling the old ferris wheel on EBay.

Visit the pier's official website for more.

Added by James Brennan on May 20, 2008 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Santa Monica Tree Removals Prompt Overnight Protest

After last week's deforestation of ficus trees along 2nd and 4th Streets in Santa Monica, Treesavers are holding an overnight protest in front of Santa Monica City Hall beginning Tuesday evening while the City Council is in session.

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Added by James Brennan on May 19, 2008 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Spend It Mar Vista!

According to local blog Curbed LA, Councilman Bill Rosendahl's office wrote the following email to West Side Neighborhood Council (NC) Presidents, urging the Mar Vista Neighborhood Council to spend $25,598 or lose it:

"Dear Mar Vista, Palms and WLA NC Presidents: A proposal is afoot by Councilmember Smith to sweep NC funding balances older than three years that have not been spent. The new proposal allows NCs to… Continue

Added by James Brennan on May 15, 2008 at 12:00am — No Comments

Mar Vista Mystery Hump Revealed

Added by James Brennan on May 2, 2008 at 10:30pm — No Comments

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