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Venice Arts is Accepting New Students for Summer Media Arts Camp 2012

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We are Venice Arts, a non-profit organization providing free and low-cost multimedia arts programming for youth and adults.  This summer from July 2nd - July 27th, we are holding our third annual Summer Media Arts Summer Camp!

 

We will be offering week long youth workshops…

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Added by Venice Arts on May 9, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Los Angeles Overwhelmingly Supports More Local Rooftop Solar Power

A 
new poll has found that 87 percent of voters in Los Angeles want more local solar powering the city, with 76 percent specifically noting that LADWP should be doing more to expand the use of local rooftop solar in Los Angeles.

81 percent support LADWP increasing its local solar…

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Added by GoSolar Mar Vista! on May 7, 2012 at 9:02pm — No Comments

Celebrate Earth Day in Mar Vista

The Mar Vista Community Council invites you to participate in the FREE fourth annual Mar Vista Green Garden Showcase - a citywide Earth Day celebration on Saturday, April 21st, 2012 from 10 am to 4pm. See the gardens on the tour here. There are 50 NEW…
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Added by Open Neighborhoods on April 20, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

Kids/Teens On Stage Summer 2012 Camps: GLEE, MUSICAL THEATER, TEEN WORKSHOPS, CREATIVE DRAMATICS

WHAT MAKES US UNIQUE? 

• We are a community of professional artists and experienced educators dedicated to bring out the best in each child.

• We specialize in working with youth and teens on every level from novice to advanced.

• Our administrators and instructors develop empowering, valuable and age-appropriate curriculum.

• Players are guided with techniques and direction to build their theater knowledge, expand their range, and find their…

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Added by Kids On Stage on March 23, 2012 at 3:33pm — No Comments

Spring Break Musical Theater Camps Ages 4-7 & 8-14

Unleash the actor and explore the world of theater in one or both of our
2-one-week dynamic Spring…
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Added by Kids On Stage on March 23, 2012 at 3:32pm — No Comments

Edison: I'd Put My Money on the Sun and Solar Energy

Thomas Edison invented electric power generation and distribution to homes, businesses, and factories – a crucial development in the modern industrialized world.

Do you wonder what would Edison say about the extreme weather, …

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Added by GoSolar Mar Vista! on March 21, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Free Screening of Sundance Award-Winner FUEL at Mar Vista Library Today

Open Neighborhoods and PermaCity host The Climate Reality Project today at the Mar Vista Library (12006 Venice Blvd.) at 5:30pm. The event will feature a free screening of the Sundance Award-winning documentary FUEL, a fast-paced glimpse into our clean energy future.

The film will be followed by a public climate change presentation by LAUSD Science Advisor John Zavalney.

Solar installers and home energy experts will be on hand to share information about rebates, incentives,…

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Added by Open Neighborhoods on March 8, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Mar Vista Recreation Center Winter Programs Begin Jan. 9th

Winter classes begin at Mar Vista Recreation Center on January 9th and winter sports kickoff on January 14th.  Registration is still open for many programs.  You can register online from the convenience of your own home -- and get up to the minute availability on activities and also pay by credit card.

The full Mar Vista…

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Added by Open Neighborhoods on December 31, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Mar Vista Green Committee: Occupy City Hall with Sustainable Landscaping

The Mar Vista Community Council Green Committee unanimously approved a motion urging the LA Dept of Recreation and Parks to replace the lawn at City Hall with sustainable landscaping using plants indigenous to Southern California. The motion will be presented to the MVCC Board in December for Board approval.

The …

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Added by Open Neighborhoods on December 2, 2011 at 9:24am — No Comments

Free Advertising in Mar Vista with Google AdWords Express

If you've ever thought about advertising your neighborhood business on the Internet, Google has introduced a new advertising product that can help you get the result you need without a lot of fuss.

To learn more contact Open Neighborhoods today and ask for your gift of $100 in free AdWords Express advertising, while supplies last.

HOW…

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Added by Open Neighborhoods on December 1, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Join Open Neighborhoods at the LA Green Festival

Join us in experiencing the LA Green Festival this weekend. We'll be presenting Community Solar and the LA County Solar Challenge in booth #632, next to Energy Upgrade California.

The event is October 29 & 30 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Ride your bike or take public transportation for FREE…

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Added by Open Neighborhoods on October 28, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

MAR VISTA CRIME ALERT ADVISORY

ATTENTION MAR VISTA

There have been a substantial number of burglaries in Mar Vista and adjacent areas recently.
Please be advised of the following.
  • These crimes are being committed during the daytime hours.
  • The suspect…
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Added by Open Neighborhoods on October 3, 2011 at 2:52pm — 3 Comments

Doors Legend Robby Krieger Plays at Good Hurt in Mar Vista Tonight

The Good Hurt Nightclub presents a live concert by The Doors' legendary guitarist Robby Krieger.

Kriieger wrote some of the Doors' best known songs, including "Light My Fire," "Love Me Two Times," "Touch Me," and "Love Her Madly."

Krieger will…

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Added by Open Neighborhoods on September 27, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Solar Tour Showcases Mar Vista Solar Projects

Open Neighborhoods and the Sierra Club's Beyond Coal Campaign in Los Angeles are presenting the Westside Solar Tour as part of the National Solar Tour on October 1st, 2011. 

The tour will showcase innovative green buildings and homes and to demonstrate how homeowners can use…

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Added by Open Neighborhoods on September 27, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

LAPD Reports Rash of Daytime Burglaries in Mar Vista

The LAPD recently reported that there was a rash of daytime burglaries in the Palms and Mar Vista areas. This trend has continued, and over the past week there were 5 additional daytime burglaries in the Mar Vista Area.

LAPD is reminding all area residents to ensure that you lock all of your doors and windows…

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Added by Open Neighborhoods on September 27, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

Mar Vista Green Business Mixer on September 21st

Open Neighborhoods and the Sierra Club's Beyond Coal campaign in Los Angeles will be hosting a free Green Business Mixer in Mar Vista on Wednesday September 21st from 5:30pm to 7:30pm in the courtyard behind Venice Grind coffeeshop and Earl's Gourmet Grub (12224/12226 Venice Blvd). The event is a forum for neighborhood businesses and professionals to connect and discuss local green initiatives.

Special guests include the Los Angeles Business Council, Los Angeles Alliance for a New…

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Added by Open Neighborhoods on September 16, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Pesto Madness, LA Victory Gardens and More at The Learning Garden on the Venice High School campus

Organic Gardening Classes Offered at the Learning Garden at Venice High School



Photo by David King

If you've been longing to "grow your own," join DAVID KING--long-time Gardenmaster of The Learning Garden at Venice High School, horticultural instructor at UCLA…

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Added by Open Neighborhoods on September 15, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments

Youth & Teen Theater and Performing Arts Classes begin this week

Kids On Stage Fall Class Session - NOT TOO LATE TO JOIN! 
Award-winning, premiere performing arts company for Youth & Teens since 1987!
Performance and Non-Performance Classes offered: Monday-Saturday's. 
  • Musical Theater Ages 4-6, 7-13
  • Teen Master Troupe Ages 12-16
  • Creative Dramatics Ages 3.5-7
  • Tap for…
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Added by Kids On Stage on September 13, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Join your Mar Vista neighbors in the LA County Solar Challenge!

Open Neighborhoods has teamed up with PermaCity, Inc. to make going solar easy and affordable with group discounts, neighborhood workshops and a Solar Challenge to raise up to $40,000 for school booster clubs, religious institutions and other non-profit organizations.

Together…

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Added by Open Neighborhoods on September 8, 2011 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Pilot seriously injured as small plane crashes into home near Santa Monica Airport

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A small plane crashed into the yard of a home just west of Santa Monica Airport at around 2:45 p.m. Monday near 21st Street and Navy.

The pilot has been seriously injured, suffering a broken leg.  No one was home at the time, though painters working in the backyard rescued the pilot from the…

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Added by Open Neighborhoods on August 29, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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