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"Locals Only!" Musical Takes A Look At Santa Monica-Venice Surfer Culture
Oct 18, 2014
Santa Monica College will next month present “Locals Only!” – a world premiere musical written by the Emmy Award-winning creator of the smash hit “High School Musical” – Oct. 3 through 19 in the SMC Main Stage, 1900 Pico Blvd. “Locals Only!,” a multimedia extravaganza involving talented students from throughout the campus, as well as professionals, is a love story and clash between the Venice ...

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"Locals Only!" Musical Takes A Look At Santa Monca-Venice Surfer Culture
Oct 17, 2014
Santa Monica College will next month present “Locals Only!” – a world premiere musical written by the Emmy Award-winning creator of the smash hit “High School Musical” – Oct. 3 through 19 in the SMC Main Stage, 1900 Pico Blvd. “Locals Only!,” a multimedia extravaganza involving talented students from throughout the campus, as well as professionals, is a love story and clash between the Venice ...

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Lifeguard truck runs over beachgoer in Venice
Oct 16, 2014
A 25-year-old Whittier woman remains in stable condition at a local hospital after suffering bone fractures and internal lacerations when she was run over by a Los Angeles County Lifeguard truck at 4:20 p.m. Monday while lying in the sand…

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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:

Snapchat Plunges Into Advertisements 'To Make Money,' Releases First Sponsored Video
Oct 20, 2014
Snapchat began hosting advertisements on its service Saturday by releasing its first sponsored video, a 20-second trailer for the upcoming horror movie, “Ouija.” The Venice Beach, California-based company announced Friday that its users in the U.S. would now start receiving ads from brands.

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VIDEO: 'Eye on L.A.' checks out horror movie houses, LA's haunted venues
Oct 20, 2014
L.A.'s houses of horror from the movies that rocked your world, and true stories behind haunted spots like The World Famous Comedy Store and The One-Eyed Gypsy.

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He’s no monster
Oct 18, 2014
The Billy Bob Thornton who shuffles into the poshest hotel on Venice Beach is not the Billy Bob Thornton one expects. He’s rail-thin, his waxen skin stretched tight over bone and his double denim hanging loose on a 5ft 10in frame.

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"Locals Only!" Musical Takes A Look At Santa Monica-Venice Surfer Culture
Oct 18, 2014
Santa Monica College will next month present “Locals Only!” – a world premiere musical written by the Emmy Award-winning creator of the smash hit “High School Musical” – Oct. 3 through 19 in the SMC Main Stage, 1900 Pico Blvd. “Locals Only!,” a multimedia extravaganza involving talented students from throughout the campus, as well as professionals, is a love story and clash between the Venice ...

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Snapchat to feature advertising this weekend, but it's mum on from whom
Oct 17, 2014
Snapchat is about to make money.

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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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