What's Up: Ocean Front Walk Safety, Small Business Workshop, Petitions

The Venice Neighborhood Council will hold another meeting to discuss public safety on Ocean Front Walk.

Council man Mike Bonin is holding a Small Business Workshop Tuesday night in Westchester.
Council man Mike Bonin is holding a Small Business Workshop Tuesday night in Westchester.
Here are five things for your Monday and beyond in Venice-Mar Vista:  
  1. The Ocean Front Walk Committee, Public Safety Committee and Venice Neighborhood Council Board will hold a joint meeting Monday to discuss the city's Ocean Front Walk Safety Assessment. The meeting will be held at the Oakwood Recreation Center, 767 California, Ave., from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Agenda here.
  2. A Small Business Workshop will be held Tuesday from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Westchester Community Room, 7166 W. Manchester Ave., Los Angeles. Council member Mike Bonin will be joined by representatives from the city’s Office of Finance and Department of Building & Safety/Restaurant & Hospitality Program and as well as the council district's new Business Development Advisor for an informational workshop. Workshop topics will include start-up tax exemptions, navigating conditional use permits in the restaurant and hospitality industry, small business resources, and the top five things to do before launching a business. Details here.
  3. An online petition to "save" the neighborhood from the proposed mixed-use development at 1414 Main St. is here.
  4. A change.org petition asking a medical marijuana business owner not to continue with his plans to move his business to 3472 S. Centinela Blvd. is online. The petition and comments are here.
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