Venice, Los Angeles

What is Venice, Los Angeles known for?


television shows

;ref Home page." Westminster Off-Leash Dog Park. Retrieved March 22, 2010. Venice in media Dozens of movies and hundreds of television shows and even video games have used locations in Venice, including its beach, its pleasure piers, the canals and colonnades, the boardwalk, the high school, even a particular hamburger stand. Venice – Movie Making and TV shows at Venice


playing music

Farrell breaks his Venice addiction publisher Los Angeles Times date May 26, 2010 accessdate March 12, 2014 Venice in the 1980s also had a large number of bands playing music known as crossover thrash, a hardcore punk thrash metal musical hybrid. The most notable of these bands is Suicidal Tendencies. Other Venice bands such as Beowülf, No Mercy (No Mercy (metal band)), and Excel (Excel (band)) were also featured on the rare compilation album ''Welcome to Venice''. Government and infrastructure thumb Map of the districts in the LA City Council. Venice is in District 11 (File:Map of LA City Council Districts.png) Venice is a neighborhood in the city of Los Angeles (Neighborhoods in Los Angeles) represented by District 11 (Los Angeles City Council District 11) on the Los Angeles City Council. City services are provided by the city of Los Angeles. There is a Venice Neighborhood Council that advises the LA City Council on local issues. Local government The Los Angeles Fire Department operates Station 63, which serves Venice with two engines, a truck, and an ALS rescue ambulance. Los Angeles Police Department serves the area through the Pacific Community Police Station at 12312 Culver Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90066, and a beach sub-station at 1530 W. Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA 90921. Pacific Community Police Station – official website of THE LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT. Lapdonline.org. ;Los Angeles County Lifeguards Venice Beach is the headquarters of the Lifeguard Division (Los Angeles County Fire Department#Lifeguard Division) of the Los Angeles County Fire Department. It is located at 2300 Ocean Front Walk. It is the nation's largest ocean lifeguard organization with over 200 full-time and 700 part-time or seasonal lifeguards. The headquarters building used to be the City of Los Angeles Lifeguard Headquarters until Los Angeles City and Santa Monica Lifeguards were merged into the County in 1975. The Los Angeles County Lifeguards safeguard


historic cultural

Historic-Cultural Monument. Designers Charles and Ray Eames had their offices at the Bay Cities Garage on Abbot Kinney Boulevard from 1943 on, when it was still part of Washington Boulevard; Eames products were also manufactured there until the 1950s. Roger Vincent (July 15, 2012), Former Eames furniture design headquarters sold in Venice ''Los Angeles Times''. The brick


online+documentary

: www.venicebeachhead.org Free Venice Beachhead (free monthly newspaper in Venice Beach) * Venice Departures KCET – Online documentary series by public broadcaster KCET mapping L.A. neighborhoods * Venice Beach 360° Webcam – From the Los Angeles County Lifeguard (#Los Angeles County Lifeguards) headquarters * Venice California History Site (Articles, Maps, Timelines, Historic Photos) * Virtual Venice


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industry century

, USA (United States) key_people John Textor, Cliff Plumer, Ed Ulbrich, Jody Madden, Pam Coats, Aaron Blaise, Brad Lewis, Chuck Williams Many of the major educational, retail, cultural, and recreational attractions of Greater Los Angeles (Greater Los Angeles area) are located in this area, as is a large portion of the entertainment industry. Century City (Century City, Los Angeles) is a major business hub of the Westside


legendary rock

-biennial-20120711 Venice Beach gets a breezy Biennial on the boardwalk ''Los Angeles Times''. In the 1980s and 1990s Venice Beach became a mecca for street performing turning it into a tourist attraction that rivaled many of southern California's other destinations. Chainsaw jugglers, acrobats and comics like Michael Colyar could be seen on a daily basis. Many performers like the Jim Rose Circus got their start on the boardwalk. Music Venice was where legendary rock band The Doors were formed in 1965 by UCLA alums and Venice bohemians Ray Manzarek and Jim Morrison. The Doors would go on to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and are considered one of the greatest rock groups of all time, with Morrison being considered one of the greatest rock frontmen. Venice would also be the birthplace of another legendary rock band in the 1980s in Jane's Addiction. Perry Farrell, frontman and founder of Lollapalooza, was a longtime Venice resident until 2010.


news local

."news local la-me-boardwalk-crash-20130804,0,1340651.story Ari Bloomekatz and Abby Sewell, "Car Plows Through Crowd on Venice Boardwalk, Killing One," ''Los Angeles Times,'' August 3, 2013 news local la-me-boardwalk-barriers-20130807,0,5563789.story David Zahniser and Matt Stevens, "L.A. City Council Calls for Boardwalk Barriers in Venice," ''Los Angeles Times,'' August 6, 2013

and Latinos moved out. By the end of the 20th century, gentrification had altered


quot diverse

; ''Los Angeles Times,'' March 23, 1975, page E-1 #"This Is Heaven to Me" ( Frank Reardon–Ernest Schweikert ) - 3:12 ::''(tecorded at Market Street Recording Studios, Venice, Los Angeles, and at Paramount Recording Studios, Hollywood, by Helik Hadar)'' In 1987, Los Angeles City Council District 6 was a "diverse area" that included "racially mixed" Venice (Venice, Los Angeles) and Mar Vista, Los Angeles Mar


numerous professional

Streetballers at the Venice Beach basketball courts The basketball courts in Venice are renowned across the country for their high level of streetball; numerous professional basketball players developed their games or have been recruited on these courts. Many Zapotec

Venice, Los Angeles

'''Venice''' is a residential, commercial, and recreational beachfront neighborhood of the city of Los Angeles (Los Angeles, California) in the Westside region of Los Angeles County (Westside (Los Angeles County)).

Venice was founded in 1905 as a seaside resort town. It was an independent city until 1926, when it merged with Los Angeles. Today, Venice is known for its canals, beaches and circus-like Ocean Front Walk, a two-and-a-half-mile pedestrian-only promenade that features performers, fortune-tellers (fortune-telling), artists, and vendors.

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