This video was made by one of our members, Samantha Bode, also known for directing the documentary The Longest Straw (on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/thelongeststraw/). It’s very sweet and to the point. Enjoy!
Jimmy is a powerhouse. Voyage L.A. did an interview with him recently, you can read the whole thing here, but I’m going to leave you with my favorite quote:
My legs are pumping, face in my wind, the sun shining down upon rays of pure joy and adrenalin. 10 minutes later I’m at Hollywood and Wilcox and wouldn’t you know it: a third fucking bus and I was 10 minutes early. I had just taken the bicycle red pill.
Our dear apartment managers of the past several years, John and Sandy Maliga, are retiring and moving north to be closer to grandchildren. What a treat it has been to have this team with us for almost five years, and I’m happy for them to be closer to family.
And so we are searching for a Resident Manager for our 45 unit Urban Soil-Tierra Urbana Limited Equity Housing Cooperative right here in the Los Angeles Eco-Village.
If you, or someone or some bodies, you know might be interested and qualified in joining our Management Team in our intensely urban intentional community, please see our Job Description and required and desired qualifications here And submit your letter and resume to:
Also, please help us spread the word.
Note that our public tour schedule of LAEV can be found here: http://laecovillage.org/home/tours/
UPDATE: the position has been fulfilled. Thanks for your help!
If you missed this one a few years ago don’t worry, Jimmy the bike messenger Jedi is timeless.
A resident of the L.A Eco-Village wrote this article in 2001: The Spirit of Bimini. Bimini Place is the street where we are located, and it was named after a chain of islands in the Bahamas where Juan Ponce de Leon once searched for the fountain of youth. Well, to be more accurate, it was named after the Bimini Baths, a bathhouse with natural hot springs that was operated here in the 1920’s.
The article is written in the first person, as if the place where telling its story. It’s an interesting read. Thanks to T.H. Culhane for having been part of our history.
This L.A times article published on January 22, 2018 mentions the L.A Eco-Village. Turns out saving water also conserves energy. Sometimes efforts compound nicely.
Success is measured in justice not in dollars.
Jimmy Never disappoints when it comes to talking to the media. This interview with VoyageLa is no exception. He talks about his history, current plans and the ongoing bike studio where he hosts monthly karaoke parties. You can find Relámpago Wheelery on Facebook, Instagram or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org