Our Mar Vista Community Council Zone 5 Director, Drew Ruesch, is having a meet and greet with CD 11 Candidate for City Council, Traci Park, a week from Friday May 20th at 6:30 PM at his house on McLaughlin in South Mar Vista. Co-sponsoring the event is two MVCC at Large Directors Charlene Samiley and Carolyn Honda. So if you would like to meet Drew et al in person please RSVP by this Friday the 13th at the highlighted RSVP link below. Of note, Charlene is the Vice Chair of the MVCC Homeless Committee.
“Join us for a Meet and Greet with CD 11’s favorite candidate Traci Park on Friday, May 20th at 6:30 pm.
She lives in CD11 and has been directly affected by the policies in place. She is our CHOICE FOR CHANGE and is seeking to TRANSFORM and REGAIN control of our neighborhoods.
The meet and greet will give you an opportunity to listen to her plans, ask questions, and see what she is about. The goal is for a big push before Election Day.
If you have friends you think will be interested in attending, please let us know.
The event is FREE and you’re NOT being asked to donate.
Hope to see you there!
Carolyn, Drew & Charlene”
Not a South Mar Vista Neighborhood Association endorsement.
Our LAPD Pacific Divison Boosters Association is having an electronic waste collection fundraiser for the Cadet students Leadership program on Saturday May 14th from 8AM to 2PM at the Pacific Station. See the flyer below:
The LAPD Carnival supports their two youth programs and station fund and takes place under the aegis of the Pacific Boosters association. Note that is in a brand new location this time.
With an abundance of caution Steve has decided to postpone the August 25th SoMar meeting at the Mar Vista.
Sorry to have to inform you that the meeting has been postponed.
I will let you know when its rescheduled.
Sorry for any inconvenience
The Wednesday August 25th joint meeting of SoMar and the North Oval Neighborhood Assn. will take place at the Mar Vista Restaurant at 12249 Venice Blvd. on the north side of Venice from 6PM to approx. 8PM. We don’t know yet the food or drink availability and Covid protocols.
The main reason is to meet our new Mar Vista Community Council Zone 5 Director Drew Reusch. Zone 5 has the same footprint as the South Mar Vista NA boundaries. Drew has also taken the Chair of the PLUM Committee and the position of MVCC Treasurer. Other guest confirmed is Dr. Rob Watkins the Chair of the MVCC Homeless Committee. LAPD and other guests have not confirmed yet.
The topics to consider will be Crime, unhoused encampments, a new non-profit group called HousingMV and what their impact could be, and possible Upzoning of Single family lots. Agenda to be announced.
Please invite any neighbors that may not yet be on the South Mar Vista e-mail list. Please RSVP to SoMar President Steve Wallace at firstname.lastname@example.org
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|NATIONAL NIGHT OUT for our LAPD Pacific Area Officers and the communities they serve was a fantastic, fun, engaging,”mutual” show of support evening that was enjoyed by all. We hope you were there to share in the spirit and energy that surrounded us from 6PM – 9PM at Penmar Park – a perfect setting for the evening. |
SEE MORE PHOTOS BELOW
.SO MANY PEOPLE TO THANK!
Below are all our prize donors.
Be sure to visit them & give them your support!
533 Rose Ave.
The Butcher’s Daughter
1205 Abbot Kinney
The Waterfront Venice
205 Ocean Front Walk
The Rose Venice
220 Rose Ave.
The Venice Whaler
10 Washington Blvd
The Pier House
7 W Washington Blvd
311 Washington Blvd
Cantalini’s Salerno Beach
193 Culver Blvd
Mar Vista Grab and Go
12226 Venice Blvd
Rutts Hawaiian Cafe
11707 Washington Place
Rasselbock Kitchen & Beer
3817 Grand View Blvd
12224 Venice Blvd
Bay Cities Italian Deli & Bakery
Deli & Gourmet Groceries
1517 Lincoln Blvd.
Thank You To Our Photographers
Brian Ulf and Rob Kadota
CLICK HERE FOR ALL PHOTOS
A FINAL THANK YOU TO:
Our CPAB Event Chair
and his CPAB committee
Ron Mito – Rob Kato – Rob Kadota –
Pat Karasick – Ron Mito
Special Thanks To
Sargent Brian Cook
Special Thanks Also To:
All those in the community who
helped make the pieces come together
so quickly for this year’s NNO.
You know who you are!!
.The best way to build a safer community
is to knowour neighbors
& our surroundings & our police!
In support of our Pacific Divison LAPD officers, your SoMar has acquired and provided Local Restaurant gift certificates for a free raffle being run by the Community Police Advisory Board and Pacific Boosters. Updated flyer: