Description: An Introduction to CyclingSavvy:Tips & Techniques for Bicycling Anywhere with Safety and Confidence
Gary Cziko, Professor Emeritus, University of Illinois
Board Director, American Bicycling Education Association
CyclingSavvy is a comprehensive traffic cycling course that began in Florida in 2010 and is now being offered in 17 states. The in-person course consists of a classroom session and two on-bike sessions. In addition, there are now two online courses available for purchase for lifetime access.
CyclingSavvy Instructor Gary Cziko of Playa del Rey will introduce key concepts of CyclingSavvy and present some tips and techniques that can be used to bike anywhere with safety and confidence in Los Angeles and beyond.
Description: Please join us for the April 12, 2017 MVCC Great Streets Ad Hoc Committee Meeting.
Alan Nakagawa, LADOT's artist in residence, will be discussing the transportation art projects he is working on for the great street program.
Many projects are in the works.
We hope to see you at the Mar Vista Library starting at 6:30 pm.
Description: Join us for the April meeting of the Outreach Committee at 6:30pm at the Mar Vista Library. We'll be discussing the details of the Mar Vista Meetup, happening on May 21st, among other items. Hope to see you there!
Description: PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS MONTHS MEETING WILL BE MONDAY 4/17 - WINDWARD IS HAVING PLAYOFFS AND PARKING WOULD BE A PROBLEM ON OUR NORMAL THURSDAY DATE.
Let’s talk about the CURRENT realities of options for aging seniors in the Los Angeles Area:
- The pros and cons of how the Internet has changed getting information on senior options.
- What are the types of professionals who know the landscape? What do they do and what is the cost?
- How do we assess our particular family needs and determine the appropriateness of different settings?
- What are the costs for care, and who pays for what? What about MediCal?
- What are our local resources?
Bonnie Davis is certified as an Administrator for Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly, and is on the Speaker’s Bureau for the Alzheimer’s Association. She works to support many local organizations serving seniors and speaks throughout the Los Angeles Area. She has worked with thousands of families over the past nine years through the largest free eldercare referral company in the nation, guiding them through the maze of senior residential care options in the local area. Her expertise is in helping each family find the residential care options for their medical and social needs and provide them the tools to be a knowledgeable consumer of eldercare resources. In 2017, Bonnie started her own company called, A Home That Cares.
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See Full agenda and March minutes attached.
Description: The meeting will feature Scott Sale, M.D., discussing small steps and large solution in the struggle to eliminate homelessness and, as always, an opportunity to meet your neighbor and get involved concerning this crucial problem of our times.
Appeal Hearing Concerning property at 12440-12492 Venice Boulevard
(Mar Vista Community Council)
Apr 20, 2017 8:30 AM
Location: Los Angeles City Hall
Public Works Board Room 350
200 North Spring Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012 Description: The City Planning Commission public hearing date for case DIR-2016-304-DB-SPR-1A, which will be heard on Thursday, April 20, 2017 sometime after 8:30 AM. The end time of hearing is unknown. Details are in the attached PDF.
Please contact Ezra Gale if you have any questions regarding the hearing.
Councilmember Mike Bonin
City of Los Angeles
213-473-7011 | www.11thdistrict.com
Voter Registration at the Mar Vista Farmers' Market
Apr 23, 2017 9:00 AM
Location: Mar Vista Farmers' Market
corner of Venice Blvd & Grand View
Mar Vista 90066 Description: Are you registered to vote? Have you signed up for permanent vote-by-mail status? There will be a team of dedicated volunteers there to help you do just that at the Market this Sunday, April 23rd from 9am to 2pm.
Description: Join us as special guest speaker Aram Sahakian, general manager of the Los Angeles Department of Emergency Management discusses the importance of being prepared for the next major disaster.
Description: Join us for our regular monthly meeting. We're focusing on events and activities celebrating National Bike Month, Bike to School Day (May 10th) and Bike to Work Day (May 18th). We'll also be talking about the National Bike Challenge that runs from May 1st to Sept. 30th!
May 4 - Forum on Accessory Dwelling Units AKA Granny Flats
(Joint Meeting with Aging In Place Committee) (Mar Vista Community Council)
Description: Adding an “Accessory Dwelling Unit” Isn’t as Easy As you think. Hear from city leaders and locals who have built their own Granny Flats to learn everything you need to know before you get started.
Hear from : Ezra Gale on local rules, Planning Director with Councilmember Mike Bonin, Michael Millman on state legislation, and Ira Belgrade, a Mar Vista resident who owns a granny flat.