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Letter from the Chair

by Noam Livnat I didn’t know what to expect when I joined OMVNA’s Steering Committee three years ago, I was still relatively new to the neighborhood and had never taken part in a similar volunteering activity. I discovered a group … Continue reading

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Letter from the Chair: Support Local Businesses

By Noam Livnat A couple of weeks ago my car croaked. I turned it off to go get something from the house and it refused to start. As always, it was just the worst timing. I’m not really a car … Continue reading

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From the Chair: Facing 2009

by Noam Livnat Despite initial hopes to the contrary, the euphemistically-described “economic downturn” hasn’t, after all, spared Silicon Valley and Mountain View. It didn’t even spare OMVNA: advertising revenues from our newsletter, which fund not only the substantial cost of … Continue reading

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Letter From the Chair

by Noam Livnat And so, just like that, the election season is behind us. There is much to marvel at with the American way of choosing our leaders: how personal the process is, how vibrant the circus becomes, or the … Continue reading

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From the Chair: But, Is It Fun?

by Noam Livnat A few weeks ago I visited family in Irvine, down south in Orange County. Irvine is an interesting place – a planned community with an enviable number of manicured parks, impressive diversity, better-than-average strip malls, and a … Continue reading

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