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Mar Vista Library Update

Mar Vista Library Update

The Mar Vista Branch of the LA Public Library has a lot of big things happening in July. The Friends of The Mar Vista Library are holding their next Book Sale on Saturday, July 17th, out in front of the library, from 10am – 4pm. […]

Mar Vista Meet-Up: Friday Cocktail Hour At Waterloo & City 6/11

Mar Vista Meet-Up: Friday Cocktail Hour At Waterloo & City 6/11

Friday, June 11th at 5pm: It’s time for Happy Hour in the bar at Waterloo & City, one of Mar Vista’s hottest new restaurants.  I’ve eaten dinner there (and these terrific desserts) and it was really quite tasty, and so I’m really looking forward to […]

MVCC Candidate Forum Wrap-Up

MVCC Candidate Forum Wrap-Up

The Mar Vista Community Council held a candidate forum Tuesday night, June 1st, and it was very well organized — much cleaner and smoother than Democracy usually is, so I commend the MVCC and all the people who put it together. Brian Watt of KPCC […]

Free Broadband: An Idea I Can’t Let Go Of

Free Broadband: An Idea I Can’t Let Go Of

As of midnight last night, we found out our proposal for Free Broadband for the Westside of LA did not win a grant from the Pepsi Refresh Project. And that’s undeniably disappointing. But we, meaning me and my partners in TheOpenDaily, have vowed to carry […]

MVCC Hosts Candidate Forum June 1st

MVCC Hosts Candidate Forum June 1st

The Primary election is coming up June 8th and the Mar Vista Community Council is giving you a chance to meet the candidates for 36th Congressional District and 53rd Assembly District on Tuesday, June 1st at 7pm at the Mar Vista Recreation Center. The forum […]

Mar Vista’s Pioneer Woman: Sherri Akers

Mar Vista’s Pioneer Woman: Sherri Akers

Sherri Akers is the co-chair of the Mar Vista Community Council’s Green Committee, and in that capacity, she has worked on projects such as the Mar Vista Green Garden Showcase 2 years in a row, as well as the Wise Water Use Expo, and the […]

Free Wi-Fi Yes, Graffiti No

Free Wi-Fi Yes, Graffiti No

I want Free Wi-Fi just as much as the next woman (maybe more), but I can’t condone this kind of graffiti being done in our neighborhood. Please vote for the Free Broadband Pepsi Refresh Grant, which will bring free wifi to the whole Westside, but […]

Mar Vista Community Council Installs New Board of Directors

Mar Vista Community Council Installs New Board of Directors

Last night City Councilman Bill Rosendahl came to the Mar Vista Recreation Center to swear in the newly elected Mar Vista Community Council Board of Directors. From left to right: Geoffrey Forgione, Bill Koontz, Maritza Przekop, Marilyn Marble, Kate Anderson, Councilman Rosendahl, Sharon Commins, Laura […]

Get To Know Kate Anderson

Get To Know Kate Anderson

Kate Anderson is a Mar Vista neighbor running for State Assembly to fill Ted Lieu’s seat in the 53rd District. As much as I’d miss seeing her around the neighborhood if she wins and goes to Sacramento, I am heartily endorsing her. I think she’ll […]

Free Broadband Can Be A Reality In Our Community

Free Broadband Can Be A Reality In Our Community

The Pepsi Refresh Project is using social media to decide how to spend about $15 Million this year — and thousands of projects have been proposed in 6 categories. (Thanks, Pepsi!) I’m thrilled to announce there’s a project I’m a part of that’s been chosen […]