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Category: Venice History


Women’s History Month in Venice

March 27, 2019

March 27, 2019

Early 1900s Venice female pioneers. By Keldine Hull From gondolas and canals to skateboarding and punk rock, Abbot Kinney’s vision...

Rainbow Dedication to Bill Rosendahl

June 20, 2018

June 20, 2018

First openly gay man elected to LA City Council honored in Venice. By Sam Catanzaro and Henry Giardina On Friday,...

Guy Okazaki: A Venice Surf Legend

May 15, 2018

May 15, 2018

A look into the workshop of long-time Venice surfboard shaper. By Sam Catanzaro Behind every craftsperson is a workshop and...

Never Forget

May 2, 2018

May 2, 2018

Remembering the Japanese American experience in Venice during WWII.       By Sam Catanzaro In April of 1942, Arnold...

Take Me Out to the Ball Park

April 23, 2018

April 23, 2018

New park pays homage to Venice’s baseball history. By Sam Catanzaro As baseball season gets started, the Dodgers and the...

Grizzly Bears of Venice Beach

April 6, 2018

April 6, 2018

Renowned muralist Eric Junker brightens The Brig. By Sam Catanzaro The hustle and bustle of Abbot Kinney Boulevard is about...

Preserving the Historical in Venice

March 26, 2018

March 26, 2018

One of Venice’s oldest buildings, The Potter, is now officially recognized as a Culturally Historic Monument. By Sam Catanzaro  Every...

Swinging with the Old Stars

March 3, 2018

March 3, 2018 1

by Melanie Camp With a name like Taisia Goodnight, the front desk manager at Ellison Suites could be a rockstar....

Learning from the Past

February 28, 2018

February 28, 2018

Once feared as spies, these Manzanar internees now speak freely to Venice High School students. by Phyllis Hayashibara Venice Japanese...