Celebrating the Creative Community of Venice.
This fall, Los Angeles Sanitation (LASAN) will rehabilitate the Hyperion Water Reclamation Plant Effluent Pump Plant five-mile outfall.LASAN will host a community briefing on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. so that community members can learn more about the project.
Because of the high level of security at the plant, RSVPs are required for entrance to the plant and attendance at this briefing.
Information and RSVP by September 9:
The next Pacific Community Police Advisory Board (CPAB) is scheduled for Wednesday Sept 16th @ 7pm Playa Vista Center Pointe Club, 6200 Playa Vista Drive, Playa Vista, CA 90094, www.badgeofheart.org will make a short presentation and we will learn about a new domestic violence/male violence prevention program happening at Venice HS with Miguel Perez.
REVISED AGENDA FOR SPECIAL MEETING
(only change to previously posted Regular Meeting Agenda is addition of Item 8.b.xi for 424 Grand Blvd)
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE LUPC MEETING WILL BE CALLED TO ORDER IN HONOR OF HIGHLY ESTEEMED FORMER LUPC CHAIR CHALLIS MACPHERSON.
Please join me in taking a few minutes to honor and thank the one-and-only special and unique Challis MacPherson for her amazing and significant impact on our one-and-only special and unique community of Venice.
1. Presentation of the City’s proposed response to the draft Environmental Assessment for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposed procedures for the Southern California Metroplex project.
2. Airport Commissioner Joe Schmitz will address the Commission with his analysis of the FAA’s SoCal Metroplex Project.
3. The Draft EA is available online: http://www.metroplexenvironmental.com/socal_metroplex/socal_docs.html
Please plan on attending this important meeting. http://www.smgov.net/departments/airport/
The next meeting of the VNC Neighborhood Committee will be on August 27, 2015 starting at 7:30am. The Committee will meet this month at the Terrace Cafe, 7 West Washinton Blvd (Washington and Ocen Front Walk), Marina del Rey, CA 90292
The agenda can be found at:www.venicenc.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Agenda_Neighborhoods_150827.pdf
The Motion to be considered byu the Neighborhood Committee re: Short-Term Rentals can be found at:
Please grab your gloves and join us on Sunday, August 16th from 9 a.m.-12:00 p.m. to beautify the school for the start of the school year!
Venice California: “Coney Island of the Pacific”, by Jeffrey Stanton (1993 & 2005)
Death is a Lonely Business, by Ray Bradbury (1985). The famous writer brings his descriptive powers to a novel set in Venice circa late 1940s
Hour of the Moon, by Hillary Kaye (2009). Available at Beyond Baroque.
The Holy Barbarians, by Lawrence Lipton (1959). Chronicle of the Beat Generation in Venice.
Venice West: The Beat Generation in Southern California, by John Arthur Maynard (1993)
Memoirs of a Nun on Fire, by Philomene Long (2001). Available at Raven-Productions.com.
The Collected Poems of Philomene Long (2010). Available at Raven-Productions.com
The Selected Poems and Prose of John Thomas (2011). Available at Raven-Productions.com
Voices of the Lady: Collected Poems of Stuart Z. Perkoff (1998). Available at Beyond Baroque.
The Kid in America, by Tony Scibella (available at Beyond Baroque)
Frank T. Rios:
• Love From The Darkside (1994)
• The Long Way Home
• She And Everything Else That Holds It Together (2004)
• Please Don’t Tread On The Bread (1969)
• Please Don’t Sit On The Left-Overs (1965)
• Please Don’t Stumble Over The Brunch (on your way to lunch)
• Please Don’t Step on the Bacon
• Please Don’t Step on the Eggs Either (1964)
Bruno in Venice West & Other Poems, by Lawrence Lipton – Venice West Publishers (1976)
Venice of America: The American Dream Come True, by Sweet William (1976)
Call Someplace Paradise (2000) and Ghost Town (2004), by Pat Hartman. Venice in the late 70s, early 80s. Also available online at Xlibris (includes more information about the book).
Venice California, by Carolyn Elayne Alexander (2004). Pictorial history of Venice.
Homeless in Paradise, by William G. O’Connell (2010)
Arthur L. Reese, “The Wizard of Venice”, by Sonya Reese Davis with Jewell Lupoma.
Venice, California: An Urban Fantasy, by Horst Schmidt-Brummer (1973)
Number Our Days, by Barbara Myerhoff – Simon and Schuster (1978)
windowlight, by ann nietzke (1981)
The Circle Bar And Grill, by Joseph P. Farnan (2003)
North Beach 90291, by Rich Mann(1983)
A Sea Shore Memoir, by maryjane (2005)
Fantasy by the Sea, by Tom Moran & Tom Sewell (1979)
The Colorful History of Venice, California Coloring Book, by Emily Winters and S.E. Mendelson (1978)
Venice Thru the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s, by Bob Farrington
A History of the Venice Area – Dept. of City Planning, Los Angeles (1969)
100+ Year History of the Japanese American Community of Venice, by Perry Miyake Jr., with Tiffany Yoshikawa Sato & Alexa Giffen – Published by the Venice japanese Community Center (2010)
The Lure of a Land by the Sea – Venice Vignettes, by Delores Hanney (2012)
Venice, California – A Centennial Commemorative in Postcards, by Delores Hanney (2005)
Venice – A Contested Bohemia, by Andrew Deener (2012)
Venice Beach Heart and Soul, by Rich Wysockey (2008)
Cottages in the Sun: Bungalows of Venice, California, by Margaret Bach and Melba Levick (2010)
Venice Beach, by Claudio Edinger (1985)
Venice, CA: Art and Architecture in a Maveric Community, by Michael Webb and Juergen Nogai (2007)
Venice Beach: California Carnivale, by Helen Kolikow Garber (2005)
Venice, CA – A City State of Mind, by John O’Kane (2013)
Art Tiles at Venice Beach – A Graphic History: 1904 – 2001, by Noel Osheroff, Tamie Smith, and the Venice Arts Council
*Can be purchased at Beyond Baroque, Small World Books, or www.amazon.com
Assemblywoman Burke's office has organized a Mobile Health Fair to be held at Oakwood Park in Venice this August 29 from 10 AM – 3 PM.
We scheduled dentists, an optometrist, and nurses to check glucose, hearing, blood pressure, cholesterol, BMI, etc… Simultaneously, we will be giving out backpacks with school supplies to students returning to school and will have a host of fun games for the kids.
Would you be able to share the flyer (see below) with your networks/email your lists and help us get the word out? If you are active on social media, please feel free to use #VeniceHealthFair to spread the word.
Finally, we are looking for about 13-15 volunteers from 9 AM – 12 PM to help us in the first half of the event to check people in and get the event off and running. Those interested in volunteering would need to reach out to me via email (email@example.com), Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/769286056522631/, twitter @odysseusbostick, or the good old fashioned telephone: (310) 412-6400.
We hope to provide services for as many people as possible and your help in broadcasting this will be critical.
WHAT: Mobile Health Fair
WHERE: Oakwood Park 767 California St. Venice, CA 90291
WHEN: August 29, 2015 from 10 AM – 3 PM
WHO: Students and adults (5 and up)
When: Saturday, August 29, 2015
We will discuss current legislation, district happenings and provide free school supplies (while supplies last).
Speakers, Health Screenings for the entire family, Children’s Activities, Refreshments and more!
For more information, please call (310) 412-6400
View the route map and start planning your car-free day between beautiful Culver City and the beach from 9am to 4pm Sunday, August 9.