Essential Guide to Mar Vista

LA County moves forward on protecting Obamacare

February 21, 2017 at 7:31 pm
Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas. Photo: Photo The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to push back against the threatened repeal of the Affordable Care Act, widely known as Obamacare. Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas recommended strong opposition, telling his colleagues, “The erosion has already begun … it’s not just the loud voices in Congress, ... More
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Man suspected of clerk’s murder at Los Feliz gas station, robbery at Mar Vista pot dispensary pleads not guilty

February 21, 2017 at 2:42 pm
Photo via Pixabay A man accused of murdering a gas station clerk during a robbery in Los Feliz and the owner of a medical marijuana dispensary during a robbery in Mar Vista the next day pleaded not guilty Tuesday to double murder charges. Kayshon Moody is charged in the Jan. 17 killing of M.D. Mizu ... More

800 people pack town hall led by Rep. Karen Bass opposing President Trump’s agenda

February 19, 2017 at 10:01 pm
Congresswoman Karen Bass led a town hall meeting in Palms on Sunday in opposition of President Donald Trump’s agenda, and hundreds joined in on the conversation. More

Venice Mardi Gras

February 19, 2017 at 7:20 am
Today, February 18th hit the Venice Boardwalk at noon and join the Venice Mardi Gras parade. Hosted by Miss Jessica and The Gumbo Brothers, the annual event is now in its 14th year. This year the theme is Circ du L.A. Meet at 11:00am in the parking lot at Rose Ave., and Ocean Front Walk. Parking ... More

MVCC Great Streets Ad Hoc Committee Wednesday February 8 2017 meeting

February 4, 2017 at 3:20 pm
Hello All,   Please join us Wednesday February 8 2017 at 6:30 pm at the Mar Vista Library (12006 Venice Blvd., LA CA 90066) for the MVCC Great Streets Ad Hoc Committee meeting. read more More

Boys’ basketball: Jules Bernard leads Windward past Paraclete

February 3, 2017 at 6:25 am
Jules Bernard scored 27 points and had 19 rebounds as Windward defeated Paraclete, 59-44, in a Gold Coast League game on Thursday night. Windward is 20-5 overall and 4-1 in league. Brentwood defeated Campbell Hall, 90-55. Braelee Albert finished with 35 points and Finn O’Rourke added 20 points…. More

Pair charged in string of robberies and two homicides at Los Feliz gas station and Mar Vista dispensary

February 2, 2017 at 8:49 pm
Two men have been charged in connection with a string of armed robberies that left two others dead in Los Angeles neighborhoods miles apart in the span of a single day last month. Kayshon Moody, 25, has been charged with two counts of murder and two counts of second-degree robbery stemming from… More

Nearly 200 Santa Monica middle schoolers could be getting very sick

February 2, 2017 at 8:48 pm
A digitally-colorized transmission electron microscopic (TEM) image reveals some of the ultrastructural morphology displayed by Norovirus virions. Photo: CDC/ Charles D. Humphrey Seventh-grade students from John Adams Middle School in Santa Monica may have been exposed to Norovirus while on a field trip to Yosemite, school district officials said Thursday. In a notice to parents ... More