A new group of Mar Vista locals have organized to challenge the Mar Vista Community Council (MVCC) to better reflect the neighborhood demographically in the City of LA’s upcoming June 2nd neighborhood council elections.
With the launch of a new website (www.marvistamakeswaves.com), the group has introduced a diverse slate of MVCC candidates made up of people from all walks of life: parents,…Continue
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The Mar Vista Green Garden Showcase returns! It’s exciting to see what we’ve already achieved with our past Showcases…and with two years off to recharge our creative batteries, we’re coming back on Saturday, April 28, 2018 stronger than ever.
Saturday, April 28, 10am - 4pm
Sustainable gardening, our mandate since the Showcase was conceived by the Mar Vista Community Council Green Committee in 2009, has always been at the heart of our event. Even though our…Continue
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|Saving water starts with us.
Learn simple ways to save water and money in our homes and gardens.…
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The City of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation will be hosting a Halloween Spooktacular at the Mar Vista Recreation Center on October 31st from 4 to 8pm at 11430 Woodbine Street in Mar Vista.
For an event fee of $3, come for a family-friendly time and enjoy jumpers, games, a costume contest, goodie bags, a haunted house, food/drink for sales, and a howling contest!…
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We are seeking your input to better understand our neighborhood communities. Please respond to our one question survey today for a chance to win a solar charger with USB battery backup for your phone.
To complete the survey, click here.
Thanks for your valuable feedback.
Open Neighborhoods has commissioned Survey Monkey, a web-based survey solution, to conduct this…Continue
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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…
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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
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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
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Please join friends and supporters of Bill for a special District 11 event at the spectacular Lantern House in Venice, hosted by S. Scott Mayers this Friday evening, September…Continue
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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.
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The event is October 29 & 30 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Ride your bike or take public transportation for FREE…Continue
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