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Monday, September 16, 2019
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after it was reported that President Trump's Domestic Policy Council plans to address homelessness following their visit to Los Angeles.   "Combating homelessness is a serious concern in my community and others in California. While Trump’s animus towards California is well documented, if he’s ...read more
Categories: Community, Political
Friday, September 13, 2019
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 Boardwalk on Labor Day 1976, Small World books has been doling out sincere recommendations to both ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
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 almost always on the itinerary. Last Tuesday’s start-of-school visit by LAUSD Supt. Austin Beutner was no ...read more
Categories: Education, Community
Friday, August 30, 2019
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 Angeles! Brian Cropp (Regional Vice President of Human Resources) and Michel Schneider (Regional Director of Business Development & ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest
Friday, August 30, 2019
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 without help from the community. We invite you to sponsor one or more jackets or support this event by making ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
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 lives, and doing more to keep our streets and sidewalks clean and safe. View an update of our work ...read more
Categories: Community, Political
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
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 ideas based upon input received from community stakeholders over the past year. During these workshops, we ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Wednesday, August 21, 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 – and we have established a pathway for formerly unhoused Venice community members to gain transitional local ...read more
Categories: Community
Saturday, August 17, 2019
Read more here: https://www.venicepaparazzi.com/2019/08/08/venice-paparazz-venice-living/Download PDF
Categories: Community, Human Interest