The Power of Parks

So what is the deal about parks? Why are they needed? Why are they so valued and valuable? Is it because they enhance the quality of life; to sooth the mind or just to give us more space to breath? So what is a better time than now, to explore all the values and ways

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Picnic re-imagines airport through play

We had perfect weather for the picnic in Clover park which was attended by a group of intrepid and playful park ‘visioners’, and led by internationally known urban planner James Rojas. Tarps were placed on the lawn for the creators, and another tarp contained our stash of building materials, thousands of small every day objects

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Don’t forget the Airport2Park picnic this Sunday!

“Re-Imagine Santa Monica Airport” Community Picnic this Sunday at noon! We are looking forward to seeing all of you this Sunday Nov.2 at Noon in Clover Park for an Airport2Park Community Picnic and “Re-Imagine Santa Monica Airport” a creative community engagement project facilitated urban planner James Rojas.  This is potluck so bring your own food,

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City files lawsuit regarding the airport

The City of Santa Monica on Thursday issued the following statement to the press regarding the future of Santa Monica Airport. The statement is published here in full, unedited. (also see post on Santa Monica Mirror) The City of Santa Monica has sued the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to establish the City’s right to control

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Airport2Park Community Picnic

Airport2Park, the coalition formed to turn Santa Monica Airport into a park, has announced its next event: a potluck picnic in Clover Park (2600 Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica, adjacent to the airport, bring your own food, drinks and utensils), Sunday, November 3 from noon to 2 PM. The picnic will be a fun follow-up

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