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Saturday, November 7, 2009

Mar Vista Welcomes Mayor, Police Chief-designate Charlie Beck



Bill Rosendahl Hosts Mar Vista Town Hall with LAPD-Chief Appointee
Los Angeles City Councilmember Bill Rosendahl and Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will be hosting a community meeting this Tuesday 11/10 from 6 to 7:30pm at the Mar Vista Recreation Center to introduce LAPD Chief-designate Charlie Beck. Residents are encouraged to express their priorities and concerns to the newly appointed chief before the City Council votes on his confirmation later this month to replace Chief William Bratton.



Mar Vista Votes on Climate Action
Immediately following Tuesday's town hall with the Mayor and his LAPD-chief appointee Charlie Beck, the Mar Vista Community Council will be voting on a historic motion to make Mar Vista the first neighborhood in Los Angeles to achieve 100% clean electricity by 2018. Over 120 residents have signed the petition so far in support of this goal to reduce our community's carbon emissions and exposure to the rising costs of coal-powered electricity. Please sign the petition before Tuesday if you have not already.




Navigating the School System: Know Your Public Options
Tanya Anton, author “Westside Guide to Public Elementary Schools”, presents the facts on elementary, middle school, magnets, charters, permits and more. Sun, November 15, 5pm. ReDiscover Center (12958 W. Washington Blvd). $25 per person. Register online.




New School West Holiday Bazaar
Mark your calendars for the New School West Holiday Bazaar, 10am to 4pm November 21st. Come shop in a cozy environment and enjoy food, treats, handmade gifts from local artisans of Venice and Mar Vista and more. This is a shopping experience to warm up the season. 12731 Venice Blvd. Learn more.

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