News for Community

Wednesday, May 08, 2019
We Raised $40,000 Through Our Camp Campaign!We Couldn't Have Done it Without You Because of your generosity, low-income kids will attend our Summer Media Arts Camp completely free of charge. We can't wait to see what wonderful artwork they'll create this summer! A special thanks goes out to our Annual Lead Sponsor, The Kara Love Project, our Corporate Sponsor, Mechanics Bank, and the Riseman ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Give Us Your Input!Metro is conducting a short online survey to gather your feedback about the transit concepts presented earlier this year. We want to know what's important to you!  As an incentive to participate, Metro is offering a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card.FAQs Available for Metro Sepulveda Transit Corridor ProjectMetro has developed a set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) with ...read more
Categories: Community, Political
Thursday, April 25, 2019
VENICE BEACH BID IN THE COMMUNITYLocal Hiring and a Pathway for Our Unhoused Community MembersWhen we started the BID, we promised you that hiring local would be a priority. So we’re happy to report that almost everyone on our Clean Team is now from the local area. Another important goal of the BID was to provide a pathway out of homelessness for those who want it. To date, our Clean and Safe ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Your Source for Planning in Los AngelesThe City Planning Department will be offering the next round of our Planning 101informational series in May. This year’s training will focus on Planning for the Environment. We will be hosting a total of seven sessions across Los Angeles, along with a webinar.   Each of the trainings will provide an overview of the environmental review process, and the ...read more
Categories: Political, Community
Thursday, April 25, 2019
We're thrilled to announce the winners of our annual poetry contest, for which we received over 1,000 submissions. This year’s judge, the award-winning poet Diane Seuss, has selected the following poems:  First place ($1,000 prize): “The First [Observed] Black Hole Cygnus XI. The First Hen [Raphaella]” by Diane GlancySecond place ($500 prize):  “The Tending” by Laura Grothaus  Third ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest
Monday, April 22, 2019
From the office of Los Angeles County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl:  Dear Neighbor, My office is exploring whether it may be possible for LA County to purchase and redevelop the vacant West LA Courthouse at Purdue and Santa Monica Boulevard. The development may include housing and new appropriate commercial businesses.  I want to make certain that you and your neighbors have opportunities to review ...read more
Categories: Community, Political