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Venice Headlines:

Venice Beach lightning strike survivor shares story
Aug 28, 2014
A Los Angeles County lifeguard who survived a lightning strike in Venice Beach tells his story.

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27-year-old surfer almost drowns at Venice Beach
Aug 28, 2014
A 27-year-old man vacationing from Chicago almost drowned while he was surfing in Venice Beach on Thursday.

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Venice Beach beating caught on camera; suspects sought
Aug 28, 2014
A brutal attack was caught on camera in Venice Beach, and police are asking for the public's help to catch the suspects.

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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:

Before & Afters: 9 Vintage Los Angeles Postcards and the Same Views Today
Aug 28, 2014
1910s postcard of Venice Beach at Pacific Avenue and Windward Los Angeles used to be a fun, colorful place full of joy and wonder but today it's a drab wasteland full of overpriced stores and very few miniature railways....

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This week’s best travel deals
Aug 28, 2014
Bargains include Downtown Disney hotels in Orlando; Princess Cruises; and airfare from Dulles to Istanbul.

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Southern California gets more waves as storm eases
Aug 28, 2014
LOS ANGELES (AP) — High surf generated by a former hurricane in the eastern Pacific rolled onto Southern California beaches again Thursday, showing signs of diminishing but still bringing warnings of possible property damage and dangerous rip currents.

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Venice Beach lightning strike survivor shares story
Aug 28, 2014
A Los Angeles County lifeguard who survived a lightning strike in Venice Beach tells his story.

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27-year-old surfer almost drowns at Venice Beach
Aug 28, 2014
A 27-year-old man vacationing from Chicago almost drowned while he was surfing in Venice Beach on Thursday.

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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
Gaby's Mediterranean
The Flight Centre Travel Agency
the Cow's End coffee bar