Essential Guide to Mar Vista

Candidates for LA County Supervisor to Gather, Answer Questions at Mar Vista Forum

April 19, 2014 at 9:50 am
The event takes place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Monday, April 28, at Mark Twain Middle School Auditorium. More

Proposed Building in Mar Vista to get Hearing April 22nd

April 18, 2014 at 9:40 pm
The Mar Vista Villas, called a “Community for Active Seniors,” is proposed at 3960 Grand View Blvd., across the street from both Grand View & Wildwood Schools. The Community is invited to hear about the project from the developers and give their input at the MVCC Planning and Land Use Management (PLUM) Committee meeting on ... More

Mar Vista Green Garden Showcase, April 26

April 18, 2014 at 9:53 am
The 6th Annual Mar Vista Green Garden Showcase is Saturday, April 26, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Stop by The Green Tent this Sunday to pick up a map and get help planning your tour. This Earth Day celebration, presented by the Mar Vista Community Council, celebrates sustainability in our community and provides useful information ... More

New Record Store Coming to Mar Vista

April 17, 2014 at 6:08 am
Stay tuned! There’s a new record store coming to Mar Vista and it’s going to open in the former Reelcycle clothing store location (12204 Venice Blvd.). This location, by the way, happens to have been a record store a million years ago called Record Rover. (Who’s been here long enough to remember that besides me?) ... More

Camp: New Co-Work Space Coming to Mar Vista in May

April 16, 2014 at 6:34 am
Their logo is amazing and the space is fantastic. Looking forward to Camp co-working space opening soon, so all the Mar Vista freelancers and home-based business owners looking for a bit of a break from the kitchen table can work in a great new space on Venice Blvd. More

Mar Vista Business Association Meeting Monday, April 21st 6pm

April 15, 2014 at 6:50 pm
The Mar Vista Business Association meets next Monday, April 21st at 6pm at the Coffee Connection/West LA Café, and all local business owners are welcome to attend. We’ll be discussing what’s been happening on Venice Blvd – a lot! And talking about the big plans for 2014. West LA Café 3838 S. Centinela Ave., Mar ... More

Small Lots: Mar Vista Getting 8 Little Houses at East and Washington Place

April 7, 2014 at 5:14 pm
Family-oriented Mar Vista seems like the perfect neighborhood for developments built under the city’s small lot subdivision ordinance (one lot, multiple detached little houses). Opening June 1, East 8 at the corner of East Boulevard and Washington Place, has eight houses, ranging between 1,700 and 2,000 square feet. They’re designed by Killefer Flammang and will ... More

City of Los Angeles hopes to establish citywide Internet access

April 7, 2014 at 5:14 pm
Thirty percent of L.A. residents can’t access the Internet via a high-speed connection and one city councilman wants to change that — but doing so will take years and cost billions of dollars.  Los Angeles City Councilman Bob Blumenfield announced Monday the city will spend the next month seeking input from vendors and industry experts ... More