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Meet Nick Tonight!

Have you met Nick? Nick Melvoin is a teacher attorney, organizer and advocate – and he’s running for a position on our school board because he cares about kids. Learn more about Nick’s impressive background here and why we need him replacing Steve Zimmer as our representative on our school board. If you agree with […]

90045 Weekend Calendar – 20 Fun Things To Do

Events for October 15, 2016 on our 90045 Weekend Calendar Here’s what’s on the 90045 Weekend Calendar this weekend: 8:00 AM Halloween At Disneyland October 15 @ 8:00 am – 11:55 pm UTC-7 |Recurring Event (See all) Disneyland, 1313 Disneyland Drive Anaheim, CA 92802 United States + Google Map Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort offers two […]

90045 Weekend Calendar – 13 Fun Things To Do

Events for October 8, 2016 on our 90045 Weekend Calendar Here’s what’s on the 90045 Weekend Calendar this weekend: 8:00 AM Full Day Urban Seed Saving Workshop October 8 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm UTC-7 Holy Nativity Episcopal Church — Community Hall, 6700 W. 83rd St. Westchester, CA 90045 United States + Google Map […]

90045 Weekend Calendar – 11 Fun Things To Do

Events for October 1, 2016 on our 90045 Weekend Calendar Here’s what’s on the 90045 Weekend Calendar this weekend: 8:00 AM Halloween At Disneyland October 1 @ 8:00 am – 11:55 pm UTC-7 Disneyland, 1313 Disneyland Drive Anaheim, CA 92802 United States + Google Map Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort offers two new reasons for guests […]

Westchester Playa Safety Forum

A Westchester/ Playa Public Safety Town Hall was recently held featuring Councilman Mike Bonin and various law enforcement agencies. I wanted to share a couple of my takeaways from the event. First, Mike Bonin monitors social posts and hears what we’re saying about crime. He says that we need to insist on more officers for our […]

90045 Weekend Calendar – 16 Fun Things To Do

Events for September 24, 2016 on our 90045 Weekend Calendar Here’s what’s on the 90045 Weekend Calendar this weekend: 9:00 AM Playa Vista Farmers Market September 24 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm UTC-7 |Recurring Event (See all) Playa Vista Farmers’ Market, 12775 W Millennium Dr Playa Vista, CA 90094 United States + Google Map The […]

90045 Weekend Calendar – 8 Fun Things To Do

Events for September 17, 2016 on our 90045 Weekend Calendar Here’s what’s on the 90045 Weekend Calendar this weekend: 8:00 AM LAPD Open House & Pancake Breakfast September 17 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am UTC-7 LAPD Pacific Division, 12312 Culver Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90066 United States + Google Map Come by and meet the […]

Changing Seasons And Your Health

This week Team Living90045 welcomes a guest post from Lúriko P. Ozeki, L.Ac. Would you like to write for us? More info here. Fall definitely made itself known here in Los Angeles this week. We had a drizzle of a rain in the morning, and strong winds all day. Temperatures also dropped a lot. Although […]

Big Conversations In 90045 This Week

90045 Chatter This is a weekly roundup of the 90045 online chatter that catches my eye. I tend to hang out mostly on NextDoor and the Moms’ Facebook Group, although I do loosely follow other neighborhood-related platforms. After each blurb below, I reference which platform the conversation is happening on and how you can find it. […]

Zoning Changes Coming To A Neighborhood Near You – As In Yours

Westchester Zoning Changes Are Headed To A City Council Vote Just this week, the Planning Commission’s final proposed amendments to the Baseline Mansionization Ordinance (BMO) were referred to the City Council’s Planning & Land Use Management Committee for review. The next step is a full Council vote to adopt the recommended restrictions. In a nutshell, the BMO […]

90045 Weekend Calendar – 16 Fun Things To Do

Events for September 10, 2016 on our 90045 Weekend Calendar Here’s what’s on the 90045 Weekend Calendar this weekend: 8:00 AM Late-Summer Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop September 10 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am UTC-7 Holy Nativity Episcopal Church — Community Hall, 6700 W. 83rd St. Westchester, CA 90045 United States + Google Map A […]

90045 Weekend Calendar – 18 Fun Things To Do

Events for September 3, 2016 on our 90045 Weekend Calendar 8:30 AM LA Fleet Week September 3 @ 8:30 am – 9:45 pm UTC-7 LA Fleet Week is free public event celebrating our nation’s armed forces on the LA Waterfront at the Port of Los Angeles, featuring guided ship tours, a STEM expo, military demonstrations, military […]

Want The RV’s Off Your Street? Here’s Your 90045 RV Fix

90045 RV Fix As I mentioned in my last post, the City is not legally able at this time to outright ban people from living in vehicles, so don’t wait on the City for your 90045 RV fix. But if you’ve got some RV bad apples parked in your neighborhood, you are not without recourse. Your […]

Houston, We Have A 90045 RV Problem

The 90045 RV Problem What is up with all those RV’s? You know the ones. You’ve seen them everywhere. Recently, they were parked all along Manchester until shiny new restricted parking signage recently put a stop to parking between Sepulveda and Emerson. RV’s parking on our City streets is not unique to Westchester. People are complaining in […]

90045 Weekend Calendar – 22 Fun Things To Do

Events for August 27, 2016 on our 90045 Weekend Calendar 8:00 AM Garage Sale – Osage August 27 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm UTC-7 7414 Midfield Ave Westchester, CA 90045 United States + Google Map Toys, clothes, household items & more! Source: NextDoor Find out more » Garage Sale – Playa del Rey August […]

LMU Students Are Back In Session

From Grace Yao, Director of Government & Community Relations at LMU, via NextDoor: Dear Neighbors, Today is the first official day of move in for LMU. We are excited to welcome back students and see the campus abuzz with activity again. At the same time, we also recognize that for some neighbors, this can be […]

Save the date! Late-Summer Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop

A late summer pruning can really help shape your fruit trees for future production. That’s why Environmental Changemakers has invited veteran arborist Peiter Severynen to the Community Garden on September 10th to talk about late summer pruning. This workshop promises that you’ll learn that different kinds of fruit trees need different types of shaping to encourage production. What […]

90045 Weekend Calendar – 26 Fun Things To Do

Are your kids ready to cut loose and have some fun now that the first week of school is over? Or maybe school hasn’t started at your house (lucky you!) and you’ve got some restless little ones under your feet. Either way, we’ve found 26 fun things to do this weekend and put them on […]

Big Conversations In 90045 This Week

In the last couple of years, social media has become a huge means of communication for us. Facebook has been that way for a number of years. It was only a matter of time before social media became a means for meeting strangers … like your neighbors. In Westchester, we have a super engaged, active […]

Something for Everybody This Weekend On The Calendar

With 22 items on the calendar this weekend, it would seem that there is something for everybody! How about a night hike on the preserve? Check! How about a sourdough cracker making class? Got it! Drum circle, anybody? That and so much more below. Events for August 13, 2016 9:00 AM Playa Vista Farmers Market […]