Venice Beach

August 28, 2015, 9am PDT
Is a gentrified Venice Beach still Venice Beach? With median home prices topping $1.4 million, the area's eclectic characters can't afford to stay. Investors and the tech industry say the change is only natural.
The Washington Post
January 21, 2014, 2pm PST
When residents and business owners in the coastal neighborhood of Venice in Los Angeles want to develop, they require approvals from the state's Coastal Commission and the city. A proposed coastal program could remove the state from the equation.
Los Angeles Times
August 10, 2013, 11am PDT
Sarah Goodyear describes the greater implications of the carnage caused by a motorist intent on mowing down as many pedestrians as possible on the Venice boardwalk in L.A. on August 03. It wasn't the first time a car caused mayhem in a public space.
The Atlantic Cities
April 16, 2012, 9am PDT
A rising tide of hostility along Venice's famous boardwalk has prompted residents to call on the LAPD for help, Martha Groves reports.
Los Angeles Times
January 10, 2012, 2pm PST
Across the city, in areas as diverse as tourist friendly Venice Beach and the largely immigrant community of Westlake, local officials are leading the charge to crack down on illicit street vending.
New York Times
November 7, 2011, 12pm PST
Elizabeth Currid-Halkett examins the viability of arts driven urban revitalization and finds that the strongest predictor of success is the nature of the art being produced and exhibited in the neighborhood.
The New York Times
October 6, 2010, 9am PDT
Venice Beach (City of LA) is the latest community to restrict overnight parking of vehicle-dwelling homeless residents, including those living in RVs. It's a growing problem, especially in areas with inviting climates and tolerant political attitude
The New York Times - U.S.