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July 7, 2013

Venice Victorious – How We Won The Third OPD War

Venice, a jewel of the Pacific Venice, a dream so sublime Venice, where freedom is in our hearts Venice, where the light will not be extinguished Venice, where time goes by but the magic remains Venice, where a city like none other is being born By Jim Smith Our recent victory against Overnight Pay Parking Districts (OPDs) is well-known...

No Overnight Parking Districts (OPDs)

By Karl Abrams I’m concerned with the Spontaneous Poet that dreamy visitor who drives in to our Coastal Venice by the sea, without warning bringing peace in character and freedom of spirit, Visitor or Venetian, who teaches and talks into the night leaving a trusty parked car without OPD permit. Perhaps it’s a Walt Whitman,...

Our Community Efforts: Parking and Post Office

By Greta Cobar When it came to deciding on Overnight Pay Parking Permits in Venice, the California Coastal Commissioners stayed true to their oath of protecting beach access. It definitely was a breath of fresh air and source of inspiration after losing the long and hard-fought battle with the Postal Regulatory Commission to keep our historic post office. In the campaign...
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