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Beach Safety Tips

Venice is full of notable landmarks: the Venice Sign, Abbot Kinney Boulevard, the Boardwalk, the Skate Park, the Canals…all beloved by locals and destinations for tourists who flood to Venice

Muscle Beach

With the recent rise in popularity of the boutique fitness industry, it’s easy to forget that one of the most popular Venice workout hotspots has a long city history, and

Booster Clubs

One of the things that makes Venice so special are our community organizations. In particular, our local booster clubs do an amazing job supporting schools. Their generous support and hours

A Window Between Worlds

You’ve heard the expression, “don’t quit your day job”?  Well, in 1991, a Los Angeles artist named Cathy Salser didn’t take that advice.  She quit her day job as an

REACH course

Anyone involved in any kind of community organizing knows that outreach to residents and attracting sustained involvement in the neighborhood is a major challenge. Luckily, one of our board members

Venice Sign Lighting

The Venice Sign is the most iconic symbol of Venice, California. The landmark has a long history. On July 4th, 1905, legendary developer Abbot Kinney built the sign to attract

Venice Oceanarium

More than 25 years ago, Chamber member Tim Rudnick had an idea that sounded more than a little impractical. He wanted to build a museum without walls – an organization that

Venice Family Clinic

The Venice Family Clinic has served for over fifty years as a community health center in the Venice region. The clinic was started by Philip Rossman, MD and Mayer B.

Friends of the Venice Library

Former United States President John F. Kennedy once wrote: “If this nation is to be wise as well as strong, if we are to achieve our destiny, then we need

Venice Coin Toss

Did you know the birth of Venice was the result of a coin toss gone awry?  We owe it all to a land developer who was a transplant from New