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Venice Headlines:

Venice Beach: Where geek meet boho chic
Nov 16, 2014
Venice Beach, one of the few spots in car-choked Los Angeles with a vibrant street life, has been a cultural melting pot for more than half a century.

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Venice Beach, where geeks meet boho chic
Nov 13, 2014
By Eric Kelsey VENICE Calif. (Reuters) - Venice Beach, one of the few spots in car-choked Los Angeles with a vibrant street life, has been a cultural melting pot for more than half a century, welcoming everyone from hippies and homeless wanderers to the latest generation of tech executives. The neighborhood known for its palm trees and cool Pacific breezes has been on a winning streak in recent ...

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Trip Tips: Venice Beach, where geeks meet boho chic
Nov 13, 2014
By Eric Kelsey VENICE Calif. (Reuters) - Venice Beach, one of the few spots in car-choked Los Angeles with a vibrant street life, has been a cultural melting pot for more than half a century, welcoming everyone from hippies and homeless wanderers to the latest generation of tech executives. The neighborhood known for its palm trees and cool Pacific breezes has been on a winning streak in recent ...

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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:

Where debris meets the sea
Nov 26, 2014
Group sues city to remove campsites on Venice Beach; others urge compassion for homeless By Gary Walker Complaining of “dangerous conditions” that include drug use, violence and vandalism by homeless people camping on the Venice boardwalk, five Venice residents and…

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Florida police break up high school prostitution ring
Nov 25, 2014
Students from two Florida high schools were involved in a prostitution ring, according to Venice Beach, Fla., police. One teen was arrested, and another arrest is expected Tuesday. 

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The mysterious disappearance of a celebrity preacher
Nov 24, 2014
The celebrity preacher and her mysterious disappearance

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WATCH: Reporter hit by flying skateboard on camera
Nov 24, 2014
An Australian reporter was given a stark reminder of the dangers of his job when a skateboard came flying at him while in Venice Beach, California.

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In gaming, he’s No. 1 with a bullet
Nov 22, 2014
Matt Haag, 22, is pulling in a six-figure salary as a professional gamer with his own YouTube channel and sponsorships.

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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