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Fire at Chequered Flag: 12-28-12

December 28th, 2012 · No Comments

Steve C. writes in via cel phone that LAFD is on the scene at the Chequered Flag car showroom on Lincoln as of 6:30 pm. (Keep our email address in your cel phone and send in what you see around town!) From the looks of it, the fire is in the north building where incoming […]

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Venice Neighborhood ‘Book Park’ Now Open! Free Books!

December 28th, 2012 · No Comments

Like to read? Need a book? Venice Public Art has created a new “Venice Neighborhood Book Park” at Andalusia and Altair! Picture by Robin Murez The book exchange stand operates under the “give a book, take a book” code of honor. You can always give more than you take! Create a book stand of your […]

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Venice Beach Penguin Club: New Year’s Swim 2013!

December 28th, 2012 · 1 Comment

The Venice Penguin Club will be hosting the 53rd annual New Year’s Day swim on January 1st, 2013! Sign ups begin at 11 am with the swim starting at noon. The event is free! To spectate or participate, meet up on the beach at the Venice breakwater (Windward Avenue at the Ocean). From The Penguin […]

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Christmas Tree Recycling Program!

December 28th, 2012 · No Comments

Headed out of town for New Years? The LA Fire Department recommends that you dispose of your Christmas tree as soon as possible to avoid any unnecessary fire risk! If you can’t fit your tree in the green recycling bins, the City of LA Bureau of Sanitation has expanded curbside collection for Christmas trees. If […]

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Reminder: Don’t Shoot Your Gun on New Year’s Eve!

December 28th, 2012 · No Comments

Planning on shooting your gun into the air to celebrate New Years? Bad plan! Shooting your gun in the air is dangerous, against the law, the LAPD is now using “Shotspotter” and Chief Charlie Beck says “if you are caught shooting a gun in the air you will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of […]

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