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July 9, 2016

VNC ELECTION COLLECTION

There’s this misinformation spread by Kevin Pardue which appeared in Venice Update(below) The biggest push was the 50% property rights negative campaigning around the MSC draft. The entire area was blanketed with those flyers repeatedly, as well as Frank Murphy’s direct mailing to the entire recode LA list (or whatever) — I am not sure...

Serial Violators on VNC – The Newly Elected Board

Here are a few of the “serial violators” that sit on the new VNC Board. 1. Robert Thibodeau – he is probably the most prolific architect/developer in Venice and yet he doesn’t have one single Mello Act replacement affordable unit. How could this be, given that the state Mello Act law’s main purpose is to...

Chamber of Commerce Trumps Venice

The Pro-Business slate dominated the Venice Neighborhood Council (VNC) Elections. They ran a fear and anger based campaign, corellating the homeless and criminals, claiming that the VNC had been hijacked by “radical, anti-business leadership”, and claiming that restaurant and construction permits have been attacked, and public safety has been threatened. At least that was the...