Monthly Archives: December 2014

Thoughts on New Year’s 2015 and a Happy One to all our Readers

  New Year’s Day is time  when we make promises to ourselves to reform our ways and try to be better people. We decide that we will give up all of our vices and be reborn. We will promise to … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas, Happy Kwanzaa and thoughts on greeting acquaintances and strangers during the holidays

       Christmas, along with Easter, is the holiest day in the Christian faith. It celebrates the birth of Christ (although the exact date of his birth is unknown). Apart from the Christmas tree, outdoor lighting and the sending of cards … Continue reading

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Update County Development : Replacement of Waterline on Via Marina, Marina del Rey

NOTICE OF START OF CONSTRUCTION MARINA DEL REY 18-INCH WATERLINE REPLACEMENT PHASE IIIB The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works, on behalf of the Marina del Rey Water System, has issued a contract to Minco Construction to construct the … Continue reading

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Update on the the City of Los Angeles Venice Dual Pumping Plant Auxiliary Sewer Line Project in Marina del Rey

     The Silver Strand News is grateful to Bill Boyd, Marilee Karlsen, Nora Nicosia, Beth Holden-Garland, Lynne Shapiro, Kris Ellenberg, Beth Holden-Garland, Cassie Hermiston-Boyd and Jon Nahhas for their contributions to this report.       October 22, 2014. As estimated … Continue reading

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Urgent Request re the Oxford Basin Lagoon on Admiralty Way: Tree cutting and Monarch Butterflies

This just in  from Marcia Hanscom of the Ballona Institute We’ve now got a double emergency at Oxford Lagoon today.   Nature gave us a sunny day, which we are grateful for – but that means the contractor hired by … Continue reading

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Development in Marina del Rey: Los Angeles County plans on renovating the Oxford Avenue Retention Basin

   All of you who drive on Admiralty Way in Marina del Rey are probably aware of this 10- acre site which is part of what little remains of the original Ballona wetlands. What you see now is a very … Continue reading

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Happy Hanukkah 2014

    In the winter months, there are many celebrations by different cultures and religions which seek to drive out the darkness, among them the Jewish observance of Hanukkah (Chanukah) which this year will be celebrated beginning tonight, Tuesday, December 16 … Continue reading

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