Upcoming Venice Art Walk, Sunday May 19, 2013

Originally posted on The Silver Strand News:
The Venice Art Walk,  benefiting the Venice Family Clinic since 1979,  is a decades old tradition. The event attracts hundreds of visitors allowing them to participate in Art and Architecture tours, and a Silent Art Auction. It provides a unique opportunity to visit artists’ studios, homes,  acquire art…

LAWA: LAX to Conduct Stormwater Flow Maintenance on Airport’s Northern Perimeter

Los Angeles World Airports issued the following notice on a stormwater project next to Westchester Parkway. Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) officials announced today the beginning of routine maintenance on the Argo Ditch located along the northern perimeter of the airport, adjacent to Westchester Parkway. The work is being conducted for regulatory compliance related to storm water flow. Maintenance … Continue reading

Kids Healthy City Art Contest Awards 4/25/13

Councilmember Bill Rosendahl congratulates winners of the Kids Healthy City Art Contest. Winners included Lidia Shchepetkin (1st place), Cayla Mendoza (2nd place) & Wendy Cortez (3rd place). Thank you Brentwood Science Magnet School and MOA Wellness Center for your participation and support.

Welcoming Warren Furutani to Public Works

Last Tuesday Councilmember Bill Rosendahl joined Asian and Pacific Islander (API) Angelenos to welcome newest Board of Public Works (BPW) Commissioner Warren Furutani. He brings a lifetime of public service to BPW. In his twenties, Furutani co-chaired the Manzanar Committee. His leadership was instrumental in preserving the Manzanar War Relocation Center as a National Historic … Continue reading

VNC Forum Regarding Santa Monica Airport

Originally posted on Free Venice Beachhead:
By Martin Rubin Closing Santa Monica Airport seemed to resonate on the Saturday afternoon of April 27, as the Venice Neighborhood Council threw a forum focused on how Santa Monica Airport (SMO) impacts Venice, Mar Vista, and other Los Angeles neighborhoods. The forum took place in the Pen Mar…

Los Angeles Bike Week 2013 on the Horizon!

Originally posted on LADOT BIKE BLOG:
Coming on the heels of a very successful Ciclavia, as part of National Bike Month, Los Angeles will be celebrating Bike Week May 13-19. The Bike Week schedule this year is pretty packed! Saturday, 5/11 – Dodgers’ Game Day Ride and Stadium Tour! While Bike Week officially starts Monday,…