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Peter Thottam Resigns from Venice Neighborhood Council

July 13th, 2011 · 5 Comments

Pete Thottam has resigned from the Venice Neighborhood Council. Thottam, the VNC Education Chair, resigned after discussions brought about by his forwarding of “Educational Advocate” Rick Selan’s summary notes of the “VNC Education Meeting of July 9, 2011: A Community Concern Regarding Colocation and Murder at Penmar Park”. Included in Selan’s notes were words that […]

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Homeless Man Dies After Venice Beating

July 13th, 2011 · No Comments

From the LAPD: Man Dies after Apparent Assault NR11318rf Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Pacific Division homicide detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing any information about a homeless man who may have died from assault complications. On Thursday, July 7, 2011, at around 8 p.m., Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics took a […]

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Venice Skate Park Picture of the Week 7-7-11

July 13th, 2011 · No Comments

Willy Correa 7-7-11 Picture by Ray Rae! Click here to see more of his pictures of Venice! Buy a print! Join the forum discussion on this post

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Janice Hahn Goes to Congress

July 13th, 2011 · No Comments

With all 261 precincts reporting, Janice Hahn has won the 36th Congressional District Congressional Seat. Hahn had 41,585 votes (54.56 percent). Huey had 34,636 votes (45.44 percent). Hahn total contributions: $1,309,362 Huey total contributions: $1,066,772 Hahn cost per vote: $31.48 Huey cost per vote: $30.79 78% of registered voters stayed home. (Per vote estimate is […]

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JIMMY’Z Back in Action!

July 13th, 2011 · No Comments

Speaking of the 80′s … JIMMY’z is threading up for a comeback. The iconic 80′s surf/skate-lifestyle brand was started in Malibu but much of it’s early brand imagery was tied into Venice and the JIMMY’Z skateboard team. JIMMY’Z went through some odd incarnations in the 90′s and 00′s but promises they are bringing it back […]

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