News for Community

Friday, January 04, 2019
Volunteer for the Homeless Count Every year, we conduct a census of the homeless population through the Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count. The Count helps us better understand homelessness in our region and direct resources where they’re needed most. We need at least 8,000 volunteers to canvas more than 80 cities and 200 communities across LA County. You can now register for the Count, which more
Categories: Community, Political, Human Interest
Thursday, January 03, 2019
Venice Chamber member and Venice Pier Project founder has been named Councilmember Mike Bonin's 2018 Year-End Venice Neighborhood Hero!  Read entire article below.  Peter Ruiz is a Venice resident best known for helping others throughout the neighborhood and for dedicating his time to beautify and improve the Venice Pier. Peter is a passionate and hard-working Venetian who has mobilized the more
Categories: Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, December 26, 2018
Mar Vista is moving forward! I’m pleased to unveil a package of announcements — about the downtown Mar Vista Great Streets project, and about a series of transportation and mobility improvements coming to Mar Vista. You can learn about the next steps for the Great Streets project — and about new left-turn signals, speed humps, a neighborhood shuttle service, and a lot more in the video below.Click more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, December 26, 2018
Taken from EaterLA article: ---------------------------The 17 Essential Venice RestaurantsOne of America’s coolest neighborhoods has some serious dining gems by Crystal Coser and Farley Elliott Rose Cafe | Wonho Frank Lee There are few neighborhoods that have undergone such a dramatic revitalization over the past few more
Categories: Fun Facts, Community, General News Article
Wednesday, December 26, 2018
SPARC believes in art that inspires and transforms. We build connections across communities, and empower people to advance social movements through art. You make it possible. We are grateful for your commitment to arts activism. Together, we can take on 2019.    Donate here
Categories: General News Article, Community
Thursday, December 20, 2018
   An affordable and supportive housing development on the parking lots at Venice-Dell-Pacific  On December 18th, the Department of City Planning released notices for the Initial Study / Notice of Preparation (NOP) for the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for Reese Davidson Community. The documents are posted HERE.   The timeline for public input on the scope of the EIR is 34 days (four added more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Monday, December 17, 2018
TIMEOUT:  "15 Best New Los Angeles Restaurants of 2018" by Stephanie Breijo. View article here.  -------------------- TimeOut exerpt: There’s an electric energy at Makani, even on a weeknight. The trellised patio is packed, the seats around that beautiful horseshoe-shaped bar are full, and the dining room tables are piling up with Kevin Lee’s modernist Korean plates. The dishes are just as more
Categories: Press Release, Community