Photos: Looking Back at Bathing in Venice Beach | KCET
Photos: Looking Back at Bathing in Venice Beach
From the early days of Kinney's Venice of America to the grand opening of the millennial Skate Park, the beach in Venice has come to represent one of L.A.'s most generous and eccentric public spaces. Like the boardwalk, the beach makes room for all, and seldom discriminates. Although there are some commercial forces trying to homogenize and privatize the public experience, beach goers will not let go, because this beach, Venice beach, is a place for all.
Unless politicians strengthen emergency tenant protection laws to include forgiveness for back rent owed, experts and advocates warn that Los Angeles (and California) could see a huge surge in homelessness in the near future.
When the "Safer at Home" orders went into effect, there was worry for the community's seniors, a cohort that tends to shop on an as-needed basis, often on foot, in the few dozen square blocks in and around Chinatown or Lincoln Heights.
Fifteen more deaths from coronavirus were reported today in Los Angeles County, raising the total to 147, while the overall number of cases went up by 420 as the county entered what officials expect to be one of the worst weeks in terms of virus spread.
Los Angeles McDonald’s Restaurant Workers Strike, Demand Sick Leave After Co-Worker Tests Positive for COVID-19
Workers at a Los Angeles McDonald's restaurant walked off their jobs Monday for a second day, demanding the company pay them for two weeks while they self-quarantine following the disclosure that a female co-worker tested positive for COVID-19.
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