Purpose

To consolidate, disseminate, and gather information concerning the 710 expansion into our San Rafael neighborhood and into our surrounding neighborhoods. If you have an item that you would like posted on this blog, please e-mail the item to Peggy Drouet at pdrouet@earthlink.net

Monday, September 28, 2015

This Week In Livable Streets

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By Joe Linton, September 28, 2015

This week: ride, run, and plan for the future of Los Angeles – plus some great film screenings! No L.A. City Council meetings this week, due to a late September recess.
  • Tuesday 8/29 – “#IAmPlanning: Bridging the Gap Between Planning and Activism” takes place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Mercado La Paloma at 3655 S Grand Ave in South L.A. It is free, but RSVP required at Brown Paper Tickets. Additional details at Facebook event.
  • Thursday 9/1 – Community Services Unlimited hosts a film screening, panel, and reception as part of the art exhibit Urban Visions: Art a Social Practice. The free event takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. at USC’s School of Cinematic Arts Gallery. Details at Facebook event.
  • Saturday 10/3 – Boyle Heights 5K Run/Walk & Munchkin Fun Run takes off from the Mariachi Avenue Gold Line Station at 8 a.m. Registration details at Facebook event.
  • Saturday 10/3UCLA Transportation Camp takes place from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. – but it’s sold out. Register for the wait list for $25 at Eventbrite. Additional information at UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies.
  • Saturday 10/3 – Wear pink to the free #wattsrockpink2 bike ride and health fair. Starts at 10 a.m. at Watts Labor Community Action Committee at 10950 S Central Ave. For more information, see Facebook event.
  • Sunday 10/4 – Head to the free Hollywood Sign Summit walk. It’s a free, public walk through Beachwood Canyon and Griffith Park to the Hollywood Sign, starting at 9 a.m. from Beachwood Market at 2701 Belden Drive in Hollywood. Tour some popular viewing areas and paths to the sign. Event includes guest speakers and a discussion and mini-charrette on improving access to the sign and Griffith Park in general. For more information, see Facebook event.
  • Sunday 10/4 – Free bike tune-up session hosted by BKOB/Ride On Bike Co-Op from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Leimert Park. Details at Facebook event.
  • Sunday 10/4 – The Ambulante Film Festival presents a free screening of the movie Bikes Vs. Cars at the L.A. River bowtie parcel near the 2 Freeway in Glassell Park. For details see Ambulante Festival. Feeder rides from San Fernando Valley hosted by CiclaValley, and from South L.A. hosted by BKOB/Ride On Bike Co-Op.