Open Mar Vista Blog

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Get Wise with Water, Solar This Summer!

Free Internet on Keeshen Drive
Mar Vista welcomes The Mar Vista Mom (aka Sarah Auerswald), as the latest sponsor of Open Mar Vista public Internet access. Keeshen Drive residents are now receiving blazing fast Wi-Fi Internet with fiber optic service provided by Verizon FiOS. Click here for Open Wi-fi details. See what the Mar Vista Mom says about it. Become a sponsor.

Affordable Solar Arriving in Mar Vista
After months of advocating with the LADWP, the LA City Council and the State of California for affordable solar energy in Los Angeles, Mar Vista is about to launch one of the most affordable solar energy programs in the country. With a goal of 100% clean electricity by 2018, GoSolar Mar Vista will help homeowners, renters, and businesses save money by making the switch this summer to 100% clean energy from the sun. Don't miss the upcoming neighborhood social mixer and discussion of community solar in Mar Vista on Saturday July 25th at 6pm. Signup now to GoSolar this summer. More details in the coming days!

Get Wise With Water Conservation
Learn easy ways to save water and money in your own home at an event co-hosted by the Mar Vista Community Council Green Committee and the Venice Neighborhood Council Environmental Committee. Actor, author and environmental activist Ed Begley, Jr. and other guests will discuss the drought crisis and tools to embrace water conservation. Presentation tables will provide information, give aways and exciting water solution raffle items. 6pm to 9pm July 21st at the Mar Vista Recreation Center (11430 Woodbine Ave, Mar Vista). Organized By MVCC Green Committee & CD11 Empowerment Congress Environmental Committee. Full details at

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