Monthly Archives: March 2015

First Silver Strand Hiking Group Event to take place April 24, 2015 at Will Rogers State Historic Park

Inspiration Point Trail, Will Rogers  State Historic Park, Pacific Palisades, California. Photo courtesy Petunia21, Flickr FIRST SILVER STRAND HIKING GROUP EVENT  Inspiration Loop Trail in Will Rogers State Park Pacific Palisades, California  Friday, April 24, 2015  SSMHOA Block Captains Cindy … Continue reading

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Upcoming Regular SSMHOA Board Meeting, Monday, April 20, 2015

The next SSMHOA regular Board of Directors Meeting will take place on Monday, April 20, 2015 at 7:30pm at  4815 Roma Court.  All registered SSMHOA homeowners are welcome to attend and address questions and concerns to the Board during the … Continue reading

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Upcoming Marina del Rey 50th Birthday Bash, April 10-12, 2015: FIreworks, Tall Ships and Three Dog Night Concert

This will be big fun! Come on your feet, your bike, your boat, the Water Bus or car.  Bring the family. Food trucks will be on hand everyday, but you can also bring your own picnic. Date: Friday, April 10 … Continue reading

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Goings on About Town: Autumn Burke’s Swearing-in Ceremony and the Ballona Institute’s 10th Anniversary Celebration

AUTUMN BURKE’S SWEARING-IN CEREMONY: Thanks to Marilee Karlsen for her report and photographs   Yvonne Braithwaite-Burke swears in her daughter Autumn as California State Assemblywoman, 62nd District on February 21, 2015.  Standing between them is Autumn’s godmother, actress Cicely Tyson. … Continue reading

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SSMHOA Art Group tours Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House and Robert Williams exhibition on March 10, 2015

  The Silver Strand Art Group toured the newly restored Hollyhock House on March 10, 2015. The house was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for Aline Barndall between 1919 and 1921. Lloyd Wright (Frank’s son) and the great modernist architect … Continue reading

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Guest Contributor Beth Holden-Garland Reports on Kids’ Nature Walk in the Silver Strand, March 8, 2015

  On Sunday, March 8, the SSMHOA Kids’ Committee organized an afternoon nature walk  along the Grand Canal and the Ballona Lagoon South of Washington Boulevard. The docent was biologist Robert “Roy” Jay Vande Hoek, Director and co-founder of the … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Celebrate Ballona and the 10th Anniversary of Preserving Land for Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve

This promises to be an exciting evening.  The event is a celebration, including  distinguished honorees and speakers, organized by the Ballona Institute. commemorating the 10th Anniversary of 640 acres of precious wetlands being preserved and  honoring several Ballona Wetlands champions … Continue reading

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