Sunday, April 21 7:00pm UU Church of Ventura 5654 Ralston St, Ventura CA Sunday, April 21 7:00pm Arts Center at Thacher, 5025 Thacher Rd, Ojai CA Just Plug in your Zip Code to RSVP This weekend, 350.org is trying to do something that has never been done before: a nationwide movie premier. Do The Math: The Movie tells the story of the growing climate movement, from the new fossil fuel divestment campaign to the fight against the Keystone XL pipeline.
Phil Taggart's "Community Impact" TV talk show, interview's Rachel Morris, VCCool's Executive Director. Host Friday Lubina talks with Rachel about the best ways to take action on climate crisis, VCCool's history and actions, and even what's up with bicycles and back-yard chickens. Visit Community Impact's Vimeo page for more information about this local, CAP's television program. Rachel Morris talks about VC Cool on Community Impact from Phil Taggart on Vimeo.
Who Decides? Should the grocery store be on the edge of town, or in the neighborhood? What saves more resources - building a new community center or repurposing a historic one? Why do we pay to pump water to our gardens, and then flush rainwater down the drain? A typical home built in 1930 700 square feet, a typical home built in 2012 is over 2000 square feet, while family size is shrinking. Is there safe, convenient bike storage at the bus stop? At VCCool, we think a community weighing in about city planning can make a huge difference! That's why we worked tirelessly with City Planning Staff and other organizations like CAUSE, and ASERT, to help create greener plans and code for the City of Ventura. VCCool's Westside Code…
We have green lanes! Help us celebrate by riding with us and decorating cookies. Meet at Loma Vista School on November 4 at 2pm. More info at our Facebook event page. Then on Monday, let the City Council know how much you appreciate riding safely. We're going to comment at 5:30. More info here.
The Ventura Bike Union gave the City Council and staff a sincere "thank you" at last week's Council meeting for continuing progress on the Bicycle Master Plan, including our new green lanes, bike/ped bridge connecting Community Park and restriping key corridors in Ventura -- Main Street, Thompson and Loma Vista. We baked and decorated delicious bike-shaped cookies for the community, wrote and presented a fun poem and voiced our appreciation for improving cycling infrastructure throughout the city. The Ventura Bike Union continues to support the city on further progress with the Bicycle Master Plan!