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Venice Shorts: Tabor Family Legacy Amara Hordt Seeks Seat on VNC This Sunday!

March 22, 2023

March 22, 2023

Local realtor looks to follow a family legacy of engaged community involvement here in Venice By Nick Antonicello VENICE –...

Venice Shorts: Erica Moore, A Cheerleader For Venice In Her Run For Community Officer!

March 22, 2023

March 22, 2023

By Nick Antonicello VENICE – Local caterer Erica Moore is making a second run for the Venice Neighborhood Council, but...

Venice Shorts: Running Unopposed, Nico Ruderman’s Deep Dive Into Politics and Government Continues!

March 22, 2023

March 22, 2023

By Nick Antonicello VENICE – It has been an interesting two years of political action, involvement and advocacy for Nico...

Venice Shorts: “V” for Venice Volunteer

March 20, 2023

March 20, 2023

Media professional, local business owner and Dad, Eric Alan Donaldson is defined by his volunteerism and love of Venice. By...

Deborah Keaton, a Consensus Building Candidate for VNC Community Officer!

March 20, 2023

March 20, 2023

Creative director, global brander and private business owner seeks a general consensus on what’s best for Venice moving forward.  By...

Venice Shorts: Actress, Advocate Alley Bean Seeks Second Term as a Venice Community Officer

March 14, 2023

March 14, 2023

33-YEAR RESIDENT, GRANDMOTHER AND CANAL HOMEOWNER IS OPTIMISTIC ABOUT VENICE’S FUTURE! By Nick Antonicello  VENICE – Alley Bean (also known...

Venice Shorts: A Reliable Community Voice

March 13, 2023

March 13, 2023

By Nick Antonicello An accomplished architect and neighborhood advocate, J. Robert Thibodeau is a consensus moderate who seeks solutions for...

Column: SB 9 Ended R-1 Zoning, but It’s Not Meeting Goals

March 11, 2023

March 11, 2023

By Tom Elias More than a year after it took effect, the landmark housing density law known as SB 9...

OpEd: Venice Bridge Housing in Blatant Violation of the Coastal Act; Continues to Burden Neighbors

March 9, 2023

March 9, 2023

By Mark Ryavec As everyone in North Venice knows, the Venice Bridge Housing facility should never have been placed on...

Venice Shorts: A New Bloom for Flower!

March 6, 2023

March 6, 2023

Beautification takes place after encampment cleanup by city officials By Nick Antonicello VENICE – After years of crime, encampments and...