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Venice Headlines:

Rare Lightning Strike Injures Nine at Venice Beach
Jul 27, 2014
Two to three people were possibly struck by lightning in Venice and man was reportedly struck in Avalon.

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Venice Beach hit by at least 4 lightning strikes; 1 dead, others hurt
Jul 27, 2014
One man was killed and at least eight others were hurt when lightning from a rare band of summer thunderstorms struck Venice Beach on Sunday afternoon.

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Man dies after lightning strikes 13 people in Venice Beach
Jul 27, 2014
lightning, lightning strike, venice beach, catalina island, southern california

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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:

Lightning strikes 14 people in Calif.; 1 dead
Jul 27, 2014
Authorities say lightning hit 13 people at LA's Venice Beach, killing 1; man also struck on Catalina Island

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Seven injured by lightning in California
Jul 27, 2014
Danielle Haynes VENICE BEACH, Calif., July 27 (UPI) -- Lightning strikes injure up to seven people in Venice Beach, Calif.

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Lightning kills 1, hurts 12 on beach
Jul 27, 2014
Up to seven people were injured Sunday afternoon after a rare lightning strike at California's Venice Beach.

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Lightning Kills Swimmer, Injures 12 Others on California Beach
Jul 27, 2014
A rare lightning storm struck packed Venice Beach, Calif., today, killing a 20-year-old man and injuring up to 12 others, one critically, after the same storm had struck a person on Catalina Island.

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California lightning strike leaves one dead and 13 injured
Jul 27, 2014
A 20-year-old man has died after lightning struck 14 people at Venice Beach in Los Angeles and Catalina Island. One witness described seeing a "flash of light and a boom" as the lightning struck.

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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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Latest Site Additions

Mr.No's Poster Shop
Westminster Fresh Juice Shop
Jodi Maroni's Hot Dogs & more
Venice Beach Hostel
Hinano's Beer and Burgers
Venice Beach Grafitti
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The Flight Centre Travel Agency
the Cow's End coffee bar