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Open Neighborhoods has commissioned Survey Monkey, a web-based survey solution, to conduct this…Continue
Added by Open Neighborhoods on December 31, 2012 at 11:05am — No Comments
Open Neighborhoods announces a regional solar initiative and comparison shopping service for residential, commercial, tax exempt property owners and multi-family communities in greater Los Angeles seeking to reduce utility bills with solar energy.
GoSolar.LA launches this week with a new website at www.GoSolar.LA providing free services including information about solar rebates and incentives…
Added by Open Neighborhoods on November 2, 2012 at 12:25am — No Comments
Hosted by the Mar Vista Community Council with a theme of “Creative Connections,” the Mar Vista Fall Festival celebrates the incredibly diverse ways in which Mar Vista community members connect with each other. Arts and crafts, food and entertainment -- and an all-new Green Zone is devoted to games, products and non-profit organizations sharing tips for a sustainable…Continue
Added by Open Neighborhoods on October 19, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments
The Mar Vista Community Council is asking for candidates to run for seats on its Board of Directors.
All seats are open, and all stakeholders should consider becoming an advocate for Mar Vista by running for a seat. There are six zone director seats…Continue
Added by Open Neighborhoods on September 23, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Please join friends and supporters of Bill for a special District 11 event at the spectacular Lantern House in Venice,…Continue
Added by Open Neighborhoods on September 10, 2012 at 5:19pm — No Comments
County health officials have issued a warning to Santa Monica residents after two dead birds in the city tested positive for West Nile Virus.
The LA County Vector-Borne Disease Control District previously reported that a dead crow in Venice tested…Continue
Added by Open Neighborhoods on August 23, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
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
Added by Open Neighborhoods on April 20, 2012 at 8:00am — 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."
Added by Open Neighborhoods on September 27, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments
The tour will showcase innovative green buildings and homes and to demonstrate how homeowners can use…Continue
Added by Open Neighborhoods on September 27, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments
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
Added by Open Neighborhoods on September 15, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments
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