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Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Bus Service

December 27th, 2009 · No Comments

The City of Santa Monica “Big Blue Bus” offers bus service to and from the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl on New Years Day. The 121st Rose Parade, “A Cut Above the Rest,” will feature Grand Marshal Captain Chesley Burnett “Sully” Sullenberger III who successfully carried out the emergency ditching of US Airways Flight 1549 […]

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Venice Canal Residents Flustered by New Homeless Camp

December 27th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Venice Beach Canal residents have recently become frustrated with a new homeless camp that has been active on Grand Canal under the bridge at Venice Boulevard. Citing safety and sanitary concerns, residents have been actively calling the LAPD for assistance. We have been told the LAPD is aware of the homeless camp, but so far […]

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Film Production Labor in Venice Beach

December 27th, 2009 · No Comments

There are a lot of film production peeps living around Venice Beach so we thought we would post up and remind everyone that the “12 on 12 off” movement started by Haskell Wexler and Roderick Stevens to end “the unsafe and unhealthy working conditions produced by extremely long working hours and extended work weeks” is […]

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International Academy of Film and Television on Abbot Kinney

December 27th, 2009 · No Comments

We have been curious as to what the International Academy of Film and Television on Abbot Kinney is so we finally got around to googling up on it. A a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bigfoot Entertainment (located on Mactan Island, Cebu, in the Philippines) IAFT’s goal is to “offer each student hands-on experience using comprehensive equipment […]

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Hoff Optometry and Eyewear Abbot Kinney

December 27th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Hoff Optometry and Eyewear will be opening soon on Abbot Kinney. Featuring complete eye exams as well as eyewear, vintage eyewear and contact lenses, Hoff eyewear was started by Dr. James Hoff who “has spent 15 years as a pre and post op doctor for one of the country’s leading Lasik centers.” HOFF OPTOMETRY & […]

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