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Small World Books has turned 50!
Small World Books, on the Venice Boardwalk, has turned 50 years old in September, making it the oldest general bookstore in Los Angeles!! Opening in what was then referred to as Boys' Market Center in Marina del Rey on Labor Day 1969 and then taking the short hop skip and jump to the Venice Beach […]
Venice High School's Sports Medicine Program puts students on the filed - and a career path
Original article from The Argonaut: https://argonautnews.com/venice-high-schools-sports-medicine-program-puts-students-on-the-field-and-a-career-path/ ---------------------------By Gary Walker When high-profile visitors tour Venice High School, Kirsten Farrell’s sports medicine class is […]
CEO of Phoenix House California named finalist for Health Care Leadership Awards
We are thrilled to share that Shawna Morris, Phoenix House California’s CEO, was named a finalist for the Los Angeles Business Journal’s Health Care Leadership Awards. Congratulations on being among an elite group of leaders positively impacting health care in Los […]
Support Top Scholars at Venice High School with an Academic Jacket - Deadline November 22nd
Students who demonstrate the best attributes of being a Gondo, like the ones pictured above, are awarded a customized academic jacket and honored at a luncheon as a way to recognize and applaud their accomplishments. This tradition, which has been in place since 1984, wouldn't be possible […]
Confronting the crisis: an update on how the City of LA is confronting the homelessness crisis
On Monday, Mayor Eric Garcetti hosted his second briefing on how the City of Los Angeles is confronting the homelessness crisis. We are putting every available resource into getting people off the streets and under a roof as quickly as possible, helping homeless Angelenos rebuild their […]
Planning the Westside: Conclusion of Community Plans Workshops
During the months of June and July, the Westside Planning Team conducted a Community Plan Workshop in each plan area: West Los Angeles, Palms-Mar Vista-Del Rey, Westchester-Playa del Rey, and Venice. These workshops brought residents and planners together to review selections of land use […]
Venice Beach BID Community Update - July 2019
VENICE BEACH BID IN THE COMMUNITY Our Clean Team workforce is making a difference in so many ways! When we started the BID, a high priority in the community was to hire locally as much as possible. We are very pleased to report that all current Clean Team members are locally hired – […]
Venice Paparazzi's Alex and Edizen featured in Venice Living Magazine
Read more here: https://www.venicepaparazzi.com/2019/08/08/venice-paparazz-venice-living/Download PDF