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Venice Shorts: The Fallon Way!

March 3, 2023

March 3, 2023

Retired business owner, parent, grandmother, wife, homeowner and 50-year Venetian, Helen Fallon seeks “To do her best keeping people involved,”...

Venice Shorts: Murez Moves on, Seeks Board Seat Versus Reelection as President

February 28, 2023

February 28, 2023

VENICE – Jim Murez, a longtime fixture in the Venice community as an elected officer, activist and manager of the weekly...

Venice Shorts: Qualified & Capable, LUPC Chair Plans for a Better Future!

February 28, 2023

February 28, 2023

Local attorney  Michael Jensen offers a blueprint for Venice in a post COVID World By Nick Antonicello  VENICE – The...

Venice Shorts: A Man for All Seasons

February 27, 2023

February 27, 2023

Local Advocate Christopher Lee seeks seat on Venice Neighborhood Council  By Nick Antonicello  VENICE – Activism heavily grounded by integrity...

Venice Shorts: Why Is Voting in the VNC Election so Difficult, Cumbersome & Confusing?

February 25, 2023

February 25, 2023

The incoming neighborhood council should drastically reform this election process if grass roots democracy is to flourish and thrive! By...

Column: The Inevitable Conversions Begin Multiplying

February 25, 2023

February 25, 2023

By Tom Elias It’s a phenomenon from New York to Dallas to Fresno and Los Angeles, one that seemed inevitable...

Venice Shorts: The Venice Eastsider

February 24, 2023

February 24, 2023

Community Officer Chie Lunn wants to continue to lead by example, offering East Venice stakeholders representation as she views public...

Venice Shorts: Twice a Charm?

February 22, 2023

February 22, 2023

Author, photographer, surfer Brian Averill mounts a second run for President of the Venice Neighborhood Council, seeks a more positive,...

Venice Shorts: Are South Venice Encampments Next for City Clean-Up?

February 22, 2023

February 22, 2023

While Library and Centennial Park are cleared with fencing, South & North Venice Blvd should be the next priority in...