OPA Update 3/11/24: OPA Monthly Meeting TONIGHT, Rabano Celebrates Opening @ 2507 Main St. & Other Things To Do This Week


OPA March 11 Monthly Meeting TONIGHT: This month’s meeting will be at the Beach House CoWork (2219 Main St. @ Strand) starting with food and mingling at 6:15pm. We will also be hybrid on Zoom. Here is the Zoom link to join the meeting starting at 6:45pm. Here’s the draft agenda and here’s schedule:

  • 6:15 – 6:45pm: Food, refreshments and mingling
  • 6:45 – 7:00pm: SMPD update & Office of Emergency Management
  • 7:00 – 7:20pm: Assemblymember Rick Chavez Zbur
  • 7:20 – 7:40pm: School Superintendent Dr. Antonio Shelton
  • 7:45 – 8:30: Board business 

Beach House Cowork has offered our community a free day pass at their amazing coworking space @ 2219 Main St. Use code “OPA” for a free day!

Construction Notice on 4th St. Between Colorado Ave. & Olympic Dr./Blvd/ I-10 Onramp: The City has scheduled a street light work on 4th street between Colorado Ave and Olympic Dr/Blvd/ I-10 onramp starting on Monday 03/11 thru 05/03. More details here

The Street Seen – A Close Cut: This week continues to detail the expansion of Ocean Park Boulevard in 1969, this time focusing
on the 500 Block, between 5th and 6th.

Rabano @ 2507 Main St. Celebrates Opening with Ribbon Cutting: They partner with sustainable local farms and use compostable packaging. Food items include a bevy of salads, burritos, sandwiches, burgers and bowls. More details here.

Profile of IntoMeSea “Quantum Wellness Hub” @ 1812 Lincoln Blvd.: This SaMoMirror report details the studio and interviews the owner, who explains how they “tap into wellness aspects that aren’t typically common in most other places” with floatation therapy and energetic soaking in crystal tubs, gigantic quartz crystal tubs, infrared saunas, and a halotherapy salt chamber.

Salt & Straw Launching “Cereal-sly Delicious Series” Ice Cream Inspired by Nostalgic Cereal: Flavors include Pots of Gold & Rainbows (inspied by Lucky Charms), Pots of Gold & Rainbows, Cornflake Cookies with Marionberry Jam & more. https://saltandstraw.com/ 

Things To Do This Week: 

  • Common Ground Film Screening and Panel Discussion (Tuesday 7pm): The film explores how Americans from different walks of life, different political backgrounds, and different parts of the country share one thing in common –the very soil beneath their feet. Aero Theatre, 1328 Montana Ave. More details here.
  • Roll with Community Corp – Affordable Housing Bus Tour: “Embark on a journey through inclusive, architecturally vibrant and environmentally sustainable housing developments by Community Corp.” Saturday, March 16. More details and register here.
  • SaMo Public Library Tax Return Help Center: Sat, Mar 16, and Wed, Mar 27: Get free help preparing your tax returns through the VITA: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. By appointment only, call (310) 458-8868. 

OPA & City Meetings:

  • Landmarks Commission Meeting (Monday 7pm): More details & agenda here.
  • OPA Connects Meeting (Wednesday 12pm): Here is the Zoom link.
  • Library Board Meeting (Thursday 6pm): More details & agenda here
  • Rent Control Board Meeting (Thursday 7pm): More details & agenda here.

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