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High surf: man in grave condition after rescue in Venice Beach
Aug 30, 2014
File photo of high surf on July 24, 2009 in Newport Beach, California. David McNew/Getty Images A 27-year-old man vacationing from Chicago had to be pulled from the water and given CPR in Venice Beach Thursday evening.

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Venice Lightning Strike Survivor Meets His Rescuers
Aug 29, 2014
A month and a day has passed since the fatal lightning strike suddenly hit the shore off Venice Beach, hospitalizing about a dozen people. One of the most critically injured patients was reunited with his rescuers by the Venice Pier Thursday.

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Venice plans facelift for historic beach pavilion
Aug 29, 2014
The Venice City Council decided at a Friday morning budget workshop to move forward with securing

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Newest Article:
Mr.No's Poster Shop
Located just south of Breeze on the Venice Boardwalk, this deceptively small entrance leads to a huge array of well cataloged posters.  You may be able to get posters for less somewhere more


Site News:

About This Site
Mar 18, 2005

This site will be a repository for profiles of various Venice Beach residents, artists, businesses, and boardwalk vendors.  We plan on profiling each entity on their own page, eventually making this a bit of a virtual Venice from a local perspective.  We hope to have fun and meet a lot of great people along the way.  Stay tuned.

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Articles Mentioning Venice:

Teen Project, Fostering Dreams partner to raise awareness about homeless youth exiting foster care
Sep 1, 2014
The Teen Project and Fostering Dreams through Dance partner up to bring the Flash Mob phenomenon to Venice Beach and raise awareness about homeless youth exiting foster care.

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The Teen Project Partnering with Fostering Dreams through Dance "Flash Mob" to End Youth Homelessness
Aug 30, 2014
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Teen Project and Fostering Dreams through Dance partner up to bring the Flash Mob phenomenon to Venice Beach and raise awareness about homeless youth exiting foster care.  Flash Mob to End Homelessness will be hitting the Venice Beach Boardwalk, at the very end of Windward Ave, this Friday, August 8th at 3pm.

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High surf: man in grave condition after rescue in Venice Beach
Aug 30, 2014
File photo of high surf on July 24, 2009 in Newport Beach, California. David McNew/Getty Images A 27-year-old man vacationing from Chicago had to be pulled from the water and given CPR in Venice Beach Thursday evening.

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Rescued surfer regains pulse
Aug 29, 2014
Drowning victim who tangled with big waves off Venice Beach ‘has a fighting chance’ to recover By Gary Walker A surfer whose heart had stopped beating when dragged from Hurricane Marie-induced heavy seas yesterday at Venice Beach regained a pulse…

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Lightning strike survivor: I was ‘dead on the spot’ before daughter pulled me from water
Aug 29, 2014
"I was basically dead on the spot," he said during the Thursday news conference.

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The Venice Beach Lottery
Mar 21, 2005

Below is a link to a paper I wrote about the Venice Beach lottery....I've since learned some new facts and the paper isn't entirely accurate as I think I got the name of the guy who does the political billboards wrong.  As well, I now realize that some of the spaces are a different size than others, though I don't think it affects the larger point about space flexibility.  Since that time, I've heard a lot of stories about businesses getting spots to specifically keep them empty and I've seen a lot more empty spaces on the boardwalk.   Anyways, here is the paper.....

http://www.aboutvenicebeach.com/uploads/commpsychfinal2.doc

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