Sweetfin x H Woo Collaboration
Sweetfin is proud to announce a new dish collaboration with H Woo! The H Woo bowl is an exclusive collaboration with food content creator H Woo and takes inspiration from his travels in Thailand. H developed a unique bowl that combines spicy, acidic, umami and herbaceous flavors which are reminiscent of a traditional Thai "Yum Salmon" dish and features a new Thai Basil Aioli and Tamarind Sauce. Stop by to give it a try!
Get Fare Discounts with a Free Senior TAP Card
Big Blue Bus will partner with Metro and WISE & Healthy Aging, to conduct a transportation workshop for older adults in Santa Monica. The event will provide older adults with information and resources to use public transportation with confidence! Specifically, older adults will learn how to use a TAP card, and discover popular destinations in the region that are easily accessible on Big Blue Bus and Metro, with use of the card. Additionally, attendees with have an opportunity to apply for a Senior TAP
Councilmember Traci Park - Venice Bridge Home Survey
With Metro finally moving forward with longterm plans to develop the site currently occupied by the Venice Bridge Home, we are seeking your valuable insights and feedback about interim use for the Bridge Home site. I am fully committed to community outreach and engagement about the future of this facility, so please take a moment to share your thoughts by completing the survey by clicking on the button below.
Venice Family Clinic Receives More Than $3 Million In Federal Grant
The Venice Family Clinic received more than $3 million in federal funding this week that will help provide child development programs and family support services, according to Congressman Ted Lieu. The local clinic serves patients from the Santa Monica Mountains through the South Bay and has a network of 17 locations, which includes two mobile clinics and an extensive street medicine program. Lieu said he was glad to secure funding for the clinic because it has a reputation for being a leading community
SoCal Gas Low Income Assistance
This winter’s unprecedented natural gas prices, on top of already high inflation, have been a real hardship for many Southern Californians, especially our most vulnerable, our seniors, and people facing difficult circumstances. SoCalGas is stepping up to help customers in need with charitable donations of $10 million in shareholder funding to help customers with bill assistance and to bolster community resources for those who may be struggling financially. The company committed $5 million in shareholder
Greenleaf - Turkey Chili is Back
Back for a limited time, warm your soul with a bowl of everyone's favorite feel-good Turkey Chili, paired with a glass of our exclusive winter wine Chateau Gonzollo Cabernet Sauvignon! Pro tip: pair our Turkey Chili with your favorite panini for the ultimate flavor bomb.
L.A. County - Economic Opportunity Grants
LA County‘s Department of Economic Opportunity offers $54 million in grants to small business and nonproﬁt community.Phase 1: January 25, 2023 - March 25, 2023 Grants of $2,500 for microbusinesses with $50,000 or less in revenue in 2019 taxable year that are located and operating in the County of Los Angeles, including City of Los Angeles. Must have five or fewer employees, have started prior to December 31, 2019, and have not received a California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant.Phase
Councilmember Traci Park - Venice High School Ribbon Cutting
Last week, Council-Woman Traci Park attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Venice High School Comprehensive Modernization Project and Auditorium Repairs. It was truly inspiring to see the remarkable improvements made at this institution, which is such an essential part of our community. Go Gondoliers!
CD11 Update - LAMC 41.18 Approved For Sensitive Sites On Westside
Traci Park CD-11 Coucilmember: "On Wednesday, the City Council approved my first resolution (and amendment) to establish no-camping buffer zones around twelve sites across the Westside, including some of our most frequently used parks, libraries, and senior centers. This represents yet another fulfilled campaign promise, and one more step in building a #Better11. I recognize this action is not without controversy, and I understand that not everyone supports the City’s no-camping ordinance. To those who
SoCalGas Scholarship Program is now open!!
The SoCalGas Scholarship Program is now OPEN! We will be accepting applications from February 6th – March 15, 2023. This year, up to $315,000 will be awarded to students attending four-year university, community college or trade school. Please see the program details below: 4-Year University Program – 15 awards in the amount of $5,000 each. Scholarship can be renewed for 3 more years, totaling $20,000 over the course of four years of study. Applicants must meet all of the following criteria: Be a high
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles and Boys & Girls Clubs of Venice Have Merged!
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles and Boys & Girls Clubs of Venice Have Merged! For the past few years, the Board of Directors of Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles (BGCMLA) and Boys & Girls Clubs of Venice (BGCV) have been collaborating to merge two of LA's most tenured Boys & Girls Clubs. In late 2022, the Boards approved the plan and the organizations merged into one entity. The merger of BGCMLA & BGCV will create a platform to scale impact and enable us to serve more youth and families
Cedars-Sinai Health System Generates Broad Economic Impact
Cedars-Sinai Health System contributed $15.4 billion in economic benefit to Southern California in fiscal year 2021 by creating and supporting tens of thousands of jobs, fueling major construction spending and assisting numerous community benefit programs across the Los Angeles region, according to a new analysis. The broad economic impact extended beyond the healthcare sector. Wages paid to Cedars-Sinai staff and payments for goods and services brought economic benefits to the regional economy, creating
Venice Neighborhood Council - Vote 2023 VNC Elections!
&##128313;The 2023 VNC Elections are both In-Person and Vote-By-Mail. &##128313;Request your Vote-By-Mail application by Tuesday, March 7th. &##128313;Vote-By-Mail Ballots must be returned/postmarked by Tuesday, March 14th. &##128313;Vote In-Person on Sunday, March 26th at Oakwood Recreation Center. &##128313;How To Register, Request Vote By Mail and all VNC Elections information, please click HERE.
Salt & Straw - Chocolatiers Flavors Have Arrived!
Salt & Straw's Chocolatiers Series has officially launched in-shop and online!! In honor of a Valentine's Day box of chocolates, we are excited to be partnering with some incredible Chocolatiers and Chocolate Makers from around the country. This series has been super popular since we first served it back in 2012, and we're oh sooo happy to bring it back!
Girl Scouts (Marina Service Unit) - Your Favorite Cookies are Back!
The Wait is Over...Girl Scout Cookies Are Back!!! Treat yourself and your favorite people to the only cookies that everybody loves! Whether it's a gift for that special someone or you're just looking to stock your pantry, make sure to find us here:
Economic Opportunity Grant (EOG) - Apply Now!
The new Economic Opportunity Grant (EOG) program, which will distribute more than $54 million across 6,800 grants to small and microbusinesses and nonprofit agencies, prioritizing the most COVID-impacted and highest-need communities and organizations in LA County. Phase One, beginning today, targets microbusinesses with under $50k in revenue and will award grants of $2,500 per grant, funded by the California Office of the Small Business Advocate. Interested applicants can visit grants.lacounty.gov today
CLARE|MATRIX - Life + Potential Gala
LIFE + POTENTIAL GALA 05/04/2023 Save the Date Propelled by the shared belief that together we can save more lives, CLARE Foundation and Matrix Institute on Addictions joined forces in 2018. Today, we have become an industry-defining organization that successfully combines CLARE Foundation’s 50 years of expertise delivering an extensive continuum of residential services with the Matrix Institute on Addictions, which has 35+ years of experience in outpatient treatment, training and research, and worldwide
SHARE! Nominate an Outstanding Member of the Recovery Community Today!
Each year SHARE! honors people who have made outstanding contributions to self-help support groups and recovery resources. Nominate an Outstanding Member of the Recovery Community 2023 SHARE! Recovery Award Dinner Coming October 2023!Please click on here to nominate deserving people.
LA County COVID-19 Updates
Dec 27, 2022 Dear LA County Sector Partners,After January 1, 2023, the County’s Health Officer Order will continue to require that employers within the Los Angeles County Public Health jurisdiction report clusters of 3 or more COVID-19 cases among their employees, workers, or volunteers within a 14 day period to Los Angeles County Public Health at (888) 397-3993 or (213) 240-7821, or online atwww.redcap.link/covidreport. There is no change to the present reporting requirement. Continued reporting of