There's been recent speculation in the media over whether residents of Mar Vista should secede from the City of Los Angeles and join Culver City.
Reasons given range from infrastructure challenges to potential loss of property values, the feeling of being ignored and disenchantment with city government.
We invite you -- actual residents of Mar Vista -- to weigh in on the debate. What do you think... should we stay or should we go?…Continue
Added by Open Neighborhoods on August 20, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments
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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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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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, …Continue
Added by GoSolar Mar Vista! on March 21, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments
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,…Continue
Added by Open Neighborhoods on March 8, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Open Neighborhoods on December 31, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments
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.
Added by Open Neighborhoods on December 2, 2011 at 9:24am — No Comments
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.
Added by Open Neighborhoods on December 1, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments
The event is October 29 & 30 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Ride your bike or take public transportation for FREE…Continue
Added by Open Neighborhoods on October 28, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments
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."
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The tour will showcase innovative green buildings and homes and to demonstrate how homeowners can use…Continue
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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…Continue
Added by Open Neighborhoods on September 27, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Open Neighborhoods on September 16, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Organic Gardening Classes Offered at the Learning Garden at Venice High School
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…Continue
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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.
Added by Open Neighborhoods on September 8, 2011 at 10:30pm — No Comments