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Venice Pier Reopens After Fire

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The 15-foot section of the Pier damaged in the June 26, electrical fire.

Electrical fire closes Pier, City approves $5 million for repairs.

By Sam Catanzaro The Venice Pier has been reopened after an electrical malfunction caused a section of the Pier to catch fire early in the morning June, 26, closing the Pier for four days, causing some concern that the Pier would not be open for the Fourth of July. “Just after 4:30 a.m. the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) firefighters arrived to find heavy fire across a 15-foot section of the land-based portion of the Venice Beach Pier,” said an LAFD spokesperson. “The preliminary cause has been deemed electrical.” Damage was limited to the land-based portion of the Pier, as firefighters were able to respond in a timely fashion and were able to quickly extinguish the fire in time

to protect the lifeguard tower from becoming involved. Despite the swift response, the fire did cause substantial damage to the pier. “The 15-foot section of the pier that had heavy fire ended up causing approximately 40 feet of damage including some of the side reinforcement structural timbers,” the LAFD said. After the fire was extinguished and the scene was secured, the Los Angeles Bureau of Engineering performed a physical condition assessment of the pier and identified defects requiring immediate corrective actions. The areas identified are the degraded pile caps -- which prevent internal rot on pilings -- and the degraded under-deck sof-

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With the fire occurring so close to July 4, some were concerned that the Pier would be closed for the holiday.


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fit in the pier’s middle segments. “The concrete in these areas has cracks and spalls, recently exacerbated by a structural and electrical fire, exposing the reinforcing steel to corrosion, and requires urgent abatement,” wrote Councilmember Mike Bonin in an emergency motion rushed and passed through City Council on June, 28. “ To avoid further damage to the pier, RAP (Recreation and Parks) and BOE (Bureau of Engineering) recommend initiating the repair work as quickly as possible.” The emergency motion approved by City Council allocates $5 million to fund the repairs needed to the Venice Pier. The source of the electrical fire is still unclear. CBS Los Angeles reported that the fire was started by a homeless camp under the pier. Yo! Venice was told by an eyewitness that the fire was started by an individual attempting to charge an electrical device. “The guy I saw...had tampered with wires to power some device and the voltage sparked (exploded), injuring him and started the fire. It was not deliberately set,” wrote Peter John Ruiz in an email to Yo! Venice. Yo! Venice reached out to both the Los Angeles Fire Department and the Department of Recreation and Parks to verify these claims and neither agency has responded. Ruiz, who is disabled and formally home-

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The 15-foot section of the Pier damaged in the June 26, electrical fire.

less, volunteers to help maintain the Pier. “I was deemed disabled, and I collect disability and it was my way of keeping busy, doing work. I’m not one to just sit around and collect a check. If I have the free time, I want to do something with it, being it clean the Pier or I volunteer with some other stuff along Ocean Front Walk. Graffiti cleaning and stuff,” Ruiz said to Yo! Venice in an article published about him last year. He was concerned that the fire would keep the Pier closed for July 4. “Visions of a prolonged repair haunted me last night being that I’ve already purchased flags to decorate our beloved Venice Pier,” Ruiz said. With the Venice Beach pier back open before the Fourth, not only is it getting $5 million worth of repairs, but it will also get the red, white and blue decorations Ruiz has planned.

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A Summer Worth Noticing!

Less thinking and more observing to get the most out of your summer.

formed and new relationships can spark. A day filled with more noticing and less meaning (a mind is a meaning-making machine) allows for a more profound sense of belonging to the world. Keep in mind that even though noticing is free the mind will still insist on making some meaning out of the experience. This chatter may cost you something if it breaks up the intimacy of the moment. However, By Guy C amilleri the more present you are, the easier it is to Summer 2018 in Venice is in full swing! decipher what is chatter and what is not. What’s informing you this summer? Are you savoring the longer days, basking At my acting studio, I will pose this in the light and water? Will you use the question to the actors, writers and directors added evening light, the warmth and the extra hours to take it all in and maybe even from time to time. One reason I ask this question is that I literally want to hear what create a work of art? Venice streets are busy with bikes, skate- informs them (art, music, theater, sport, boards, pedestrians, cars and this summer cooking, painting, writing, etc.). The other there are flocks of Bird and Lime scooters reason is to confirm that we are on the right everywhere. Locals and tourists alike are path to meet their creative needs and wants. zipping along on the roads and sometimes Once you start tracking what informs you, even on the sidewalks (not cool). If you a heightened sense of awareness will stimlook around you might spot an occasion- ulate your mind, engage your curiosity and al Bird hanging in a tree, over a fence or increase the joy factor in your life. To keep it light this summer, here are maybe even in a dumpster. You gotta love three things you can always notice to ground Venice, right? in the moment and open the channels to What will make this summer stand out you Innovative Lending Professionals what informs you. This is especially helpful from past summers? Tailored Financial Products when you aren’t sure whether to react or reOne thing that will heighten your sumthe moment you are in. mer is to “notice more and think less.” spond toCompetitive Rates 1. Notice what is happening outside of you. This is where conversations start, ideas are

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Westside Food Scene

Taste of Summer Pages 5–12

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• Dining Alfresco in the Westide ... pages 6 and 9 • Indulging Palates at Tam O’ Shanter’s ... page 7 • Making Summer Sweeter With Cherries ... page 10 JULY 6 – JULY 19, 2018

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DINING AL FRESCO Discover the best outdoor eats on the Westside. By Charles Trepany Outdoor dining has become as much a part of summer in Los Angeles as going to the beach on the Fourth of July. From eating under the stars to making new friends,

here are four Westside restaurants, each with their own take on the outdoor dining experience.

Community is On the Menu At Plant Food + Wine’s outdoor patio in Venice, general manager Justin Pineiro said customers can enjoy “a fairy-like environment,” with small lights hanging from trees, a garden where a large portion of the restaurant’s ingredients are grown and a large table for communal seating. “The outdoor patio is definitely like a lit-

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tle magical oasis,” Pineiro said. Pineiro said the restaurant’s patio is also a great place to make friends, especially at the communal table. “Dining outside is just an experience that makes everybody feel like they’re at home,” he said. “We get a lot of people that just connect outside. If they haven’t met, it just sets the stage for everybody to feel welcome and feel like they’re all dining together, but also in their own individual experience at the same time.” According to Pineiro, the best summer drinks are the Havana Crush and seasonal Sangria. Pineiro said the patio is one of the most relaxing places to sit, day or night. “It’s a little hidden gem. It makes you feel like you’re in a completely different place and at the same time enjoying everything that’s magical that L.A. has to offer.” Address: 1009 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice, CA 90291 Website: www.matthewkenneycuisine. com/plant-food-wine-venice Dinner Under the Stars A summer brunch special of rosé and toast, plus a patio with a retractable roof, make the outdoor dining experience at Baltaire Restaurant in Brentwood perfect for any weather, said Brandon Guidry, the

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restaurant’s general manager. “The terrace itself has these lovely, dim, glowing light fixtures and candle features on the table,” he said. “The ambience out there is just absolutely perfect.” The restaurant’s outdoor seating, which includes a lounge area with a fireplace, is covered by a retractable canopy roof that can be pulled over the patio or brought in, depending on the weather. “If it’s lovely and warm, we can open it,” Guidry said. “If it’s too bright, too breezy, looks like it’s going to rain, we can close it.”

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Atwater Village’s Tam O’Shanter is one of L.A.’s longest- standing restaurants and the original location of Lawry’s

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Indulging Palates at Tam O’ Shanter’s

For over 90 years, Lawry’s has delighted diners throughout the country with their renowned prime rib and signature seasoned salt. Atwater Village’s Tam O’Shanter is one of L.A.’s longest- standing restaurants and the original location of Lawry’s. Seventy years after closing its historic patio, made famous by Walt Disney and some of the original Disney animators, a freshly renovated patio breathes new life into the neighborhood gem, attracting new and regular customers alike. General Manager John Lindquist runs the day to day operations at Tam O’Shanter, which honors its indelible place in L.A. history. “You step into our restaurant, and you take a step back in time,” Lindquist explains. “We’ve got

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pictures of Walt Disney from the 1940’s and 1950’s on the wall here because he was a regular. We have his specific table in the restaurant, table number 31, where he sat every day during lunch. His studio was right near us on Hyperion at the time. It’s an interesting piece of L.A. history.” Originally established in 1922 as a roadside stand, Tam O’Shanter has been a part of the community for nearly a century. “You can’t build a 96- year- old business if you don’t have long term guests,” Lindquist continues. “I meet guests who come up and tell me, ‘I’ve been coming here longer than you’ve been alive!’ It’s great to hear that they’ve got a tradition of coming to a restaurant like this, and we’re able

to still provide that for them. We just had a customer celebrate her 96th birthday here. She’s been coming here for 90 years.” Not only known for its history and prime rib, Tam O’Shanter offers an impressive assortment of scotch. “We have one of the largest collections in California, if not the U.S.,” Lindquist explains. “We’ve got a great wall of scotch which is filled with 200 out of the close to 400 bottles that we have in our collection, some of which you can’t find in the U.S. at all. We have it here for our guests to enjoy and learn a little bit about if they’re not already familiar.” The unveiling of the new patio earlier this year adds another layer to Tam O’Shanter’s unique dining experience and offers guests

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something that few restaurants in that area offer. “We’re in a part of the neighborhood where there are not many restaurants that offer outside dining in our general vicinity,” Lindquist continues. “Now when you drive up, you’re greeted with these English gardens and beautiful outdoor fireplace on our patio where we have 50 seats to serve a full menu. Every night we get people coming up with their dogs or coming up to share a cocktail with their friends. It’s just a great addition to the neighborhood to bring that outdoor dining space back which is key in California.” Tam O’Shanter is an important cornerstone of that one of a kind L.A. dining experience and hopes to continue indulging palates for decades to come.

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AL FRESCO, from page 6

Guidry said the roof can filter partial sunlight during the day while keeping the heat from beating down on guests. On warm summer nights, he said the roof opens so guests can dine under the night sky. “The people who dine in that area get the true dining alfresco experience of having their dinner under the stars,” he said. Last Saturday marked the beginning of the restaurant’s “A Toast to Rosé” summer brunch special, where customers can order from a menu of four appetizer toasts, which the restaurant’s beverage director has paired with four rosé wines from around the world. The special, which first began last year, will be available every weekend for the rest of the summer. Guidry said the toasts and rosé wines are perfect to enjoy on the patio. “To have that experience of eating a lighter fare like the toasts, having the rosés which are great for warm weather, and the ambience of the patio would just be a fantastic combination,” Guidry said. Address: 11647 San Vicente Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049 Website: www.baltaire.com A Classic That’s Always Fresh This summer at the restaurant Wilshire in Santa Monica, guests can enjoy a diverse summer menu on one of the restaurant’s two outdoor patios, said co-general manager and events manager Eryn Bradley. Complete with fire torches, a fireplace and a fish pond, the outdoor seating at Wilshire is a staple of the restaurant. “Outdoor seating is probably 65 to 70 percent of our restaurant, and it’s certainly the most in demand area of the restaurant, as a far as diners are concerned,” Bradley said. “If you look in our reservation books, you’ll see every single person has requested outside seating.” The outdoor seating also includes a loft space called the Sea Garden Lounge that overlooks the lower patio. Bradley said the patios at Wilshire are a favorite for locals. “We have guests who’ve been coming here for 13 years that have their particular table and who come here specifically because they can sit outside and enjoy our beautiful patio,” she said. Bradley said patrons can always count on Wilshire to have a variety of menu options, as they switch out items on their menu on an almost weekly basis to include the freshest ingredients from the nearest farms. “If you want to have a true summer dining experience, not only will it start with the beautiful aesthetic of the patio, but it will end with the menu that is catered to and based on seasonal summer ingredients,” she said. Wilshire will offer a new cocktail menu of summer beverages this week as well as live acoustic music on the patio every Sunday brunch. “Our Sunday brunch is really becoming

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Wilshire Restaurant, 2454 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica.

something special, and it’s large part due to that outdoor patio area,” Bradley said. “It’s a great place for an outdoor patio brunch.” Address: 2454 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90403 Website: www.wilshirerestaurant.com/ An Authentic Hideaway At Café Chez Marie in Century City, customers can enjoy a diverse menu of authentic French, Moroccan and American cuisine on a secluded outdoor patio resembling that of a Parisian café. “You feel that you are in Paris, because of the French feel we have created. Everything we have is authentic,” said Marie Saltzman, who owns the restaurant with her husband, Steve. “It’s like Paris, except

instead of having noises and cars, you have gardens, and flowers, and trees, and hydrangeas and roses.” Founded almost 19 years ago, Café Chez Marie is located in what used to be an early 20th century French Revival Cottage, and the building has been designated a Los Angeles City Cultural Historical Monument for over 30 years. Saltzman said the restaurant’s cultural authenticity makes it special. “There is no B.S.,” Saltzman said. “Everything is authentic.” Saltzman said customers can enjoy the restaurant’s outdoor patio any time of the day for a quick getaway. “It’s so quiet and peaceful,” she said.

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Neighbors of Venice gathered at Wolf at the Door on Lincoln Boulevard, for live music, cold drinks, raffles and a furry cause. Allin hosted their second annual “Beach Bash Benefit” in Wolf at the Door’s parking lot to raise funds for the Animal Wellness Foundation. The party-with-a-purpose was part of a series of events that Allin has produced that support a variety of social and humane causes. Co-founders Carly Barnette and Mylesha Morgan Ramey welcomed attendees with open arms and warm smiles. “We artistically curate events for community outreach” said Morgan. The duo has curated events for causes addressing homelessness as well as animal care. The second annual “Beach Bash Benefit” was their fourth event, with a fifth scheduled for August in Koreatown. “What we’re doing is activating our community, which I think is really important… it’s all local; local artists; local artisans; it’s just us,” she concluded. Starting off the afternoon were The Sycons. The duo is a familiar sight around the Westside, having performed at events such as Ciclavia; the City of Santa Monica's Open Street event, COAST; the fifth annual Otis Kite Festival; the Green Festival Expo and more. The Sycons’ duo, represented by MX and CD, use solar power for their live deejaying. “We generally do, like outside in the desert or on the beach, or like Hollywood pool parties, but we’re doing this show because we love these bands,” stated CD. Their equipment, including laptops, speakers and mixer are powered by solar electricity. In addition to the The Sycons’ solar powered set, the “Beach Bash Benefit” welcomed the Astronots, KiSMiT, and ESX for live musical performances that were held throughout the evening. Backup vocalist of the band ESK stated, “if Tank Girl made a band, this would be it.” Her own musical influences include Gwen Stefani, (formerly of No Doubt) as well as Broady Dalle of The Distillers. Her involvement with the benefit was due in part to her love of animals. “An-

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imals are my everything, they’re the greatest, I feel like I would give them all my money… I have two dogs right now, but when I was living in Hawaii I had a pig, three geese, bunnies. I Love animals.” Attendees Sam Kat, Ben P., and Jordan Wallis, were lounging together on chairs set up by the organizers. “We were in the neighborhood; it

was easy to walk out,” said Jordan Wallis, a Venice resident. The trio sipped beverages together as the sun set and had entered the raffle that was being hosted by Allin. “We like to bring people together to listen to good tunes, celebrate art and then also give back to the community” stated Carly Barnette. According to Barnette last year’s

event brought together over 100 people. This year, the organizers had support from multiple sources, from alcohol, to music, to sunscreen. Allin cited that raffle prizes included items from Live Nation, Guild Guitars, Bear Republic Sunscreen and more. For more information, visit: www.facebook. com/allinlosangeles

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2018 vs. 2017 19 UP 18.75% $2 395,000 7,28% $2,428,684 DOWN 0.61%

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CBD BY THE SEA Venice Circle has something for everybody. By Sam Catanzaro Summer fun in Venice can mean sore muscles and joints from all that beach volleyball, surfing and paddle tennis. Over-the-counter pills containing ibuprofen or acetaminophen can help with the pain, but often have undesired side effects that make continued use

risky. Venice Circle is a hemp and CBD superstore that looks to give customers alternatives to traditional pain medication. "We believe in bringing natural alternatives to pharmaceutical prescription medicine," said owner Mike. "Whether its anxiety, depression, joint back or muscle pain we have something for you." Venice Circle is located at 1701 Ocean Front Walk, just steps from Muscle Beach. While bodybuilders will find that CBD can help them recover after a workout, Venice Circle's exten-

High-quality hemp flower looks and smells like traditional marijuana but contains much less THC, the psychoactive chemical found in marijuana.

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sive menu has something for everybody. "We carry the most CBD products of any store in Los Angeles," Mike said. "We are the first and only CBD superstore around." Despite its superstore status, some of Venice Circle's most popular products are made in Venice. These include pain creams and tinctures from Venice CBD and high-quality hemp flower and pre-rolled CBD joints from Venice Kush. This hemp looks and smells like marijuana but contains much less THC than marijuana. "Venice Circle sells CBD flower that looks and smells like marijuana but is in fact hemp because it contains 0.3 percent THC or less," Mike said. "The flower product contains anywhere from 13-17 percent CBD which is very high for CBD flower if you compare it to what is available in the surrounding market." The high levels of CBD and low levels of THC found in this smokable hemp make it a popular choice for individuals who want the pain and anxiety reducing properties of CBD without the "high" associated with smoking THC found in marijuana. "People can experience a light sense of elevated well being but do not experience the 'high' associated with smoking traditional marijuana," Mike said. "CBD is a natural non-psychoactive alternative medicine. It's best known for its pain relief and anti seizure properties. It combats anxiety, fights cancer and has been known to reduce the risk of diabetes and high blood pressure and helps treat sleep issues."

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Select brand CBC cartridges for sale at Venice Circle.

Venice Circle also offers customers other methods to consume CBD with a large selection of edibles, vaporizers, oils and topicals. Customers have to be 21 to purchase smokable products and 18 to buy edibles and topicals. Dogs and cats, while unable to buy products themselves, will also be pleased that Venice Circle offers CBD products for them. CBD pet treats and tinctures can help pets in declining health feel less pain. This effort to provide remedies to customers of all species and types has made Venice Circle a popular spot for locals and visitors alike. "The community has embraced us with open arms," Mike said "We have many local customers who we see on a daily basis. The main thing we hear is 'its about time' or 'thank you for being here to provide CBD'." For more information about Venice circle, visit their website at http://venicecircle.com/ or check them out by visiting the store on the boardwalk.

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RUSH-HOUR HEADACHES

BY RUTH BLOOMFIELD MARGOLIN / EDITED BY WILL SHORTZ

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STAR GAZING By Samuel Prince ARIES (March 21-April 19) Aries will return to one of their youthful hobbies. Having grown up and having provided for yourself quite a decent income, you can get all the necessary items for this hobby. It will bring you so much pleasure that you will want to laugh with delight. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) Taurus today should not open their purse when seeing an impressive object, capable of dazzling people’s eyes. There is a risk that before you is just a fake, which any person who understands the history of this brand can recognize. GEMINI (May 21-June 21) For Gemini, the main problem of this day will be a lack of finances. You decide to make a very large acquisition, but the amount that you could save up for it is not enough to realize these desires. You will refuse the idea of making the purchase on credit. CANCER (June 22-July 22) Cancers today will be characterized by non-working moods. You can hardly wait until the last weekday ends to indulge in unrestrained merriment. The party that you are destined to visit will indeed turn out to be a crazy one. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) Today will bring Leos a love disappointment. You will find out that your sweetheart met someone else (and this is the moment when you are mentally already used to considering yourself a pair of lovers). Blame yourself for what happened. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Virgos today will have to stay late at work. By putting in a lot of effort, you will salvage your upcoming weekend. Alas, one of your colleagues will not be available to eliminate the service emergency, and by his sad tale you will understand much. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Libra today does not need to waste time and energy on scandals with older relatives. Because of the big age difference, they still do not understand why your creative plans are so important to you. One of your parents will sincerely start to worry about you. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21) Scorpios today will make a misstep in the sphere of their personal attachments. Choosing between the two contenders for their heart and hand, you will choose a person with a lot of shortcomings. You will not notice this, because passion blinds your eyes. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) Sagittarius today will be characterized by frivolous behavior with persons of the opposite sex. To flirt with several co-workers you will only be distracting from painful experiences. After reading the messages that your relationship partner kept in their phone. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Capricorns will spend today doing their favorite kinds of rest. For today, you will have a day off (it is possible that your boss will provide you with this time off, in order to encourage your great efforts in some complicated future issue). AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) Today will leave Aquarius with a pleasant aftertaste. Today you will meet a person who will paint your world with the brightest colors a little later. They will give you both passion and love, sleepless nights, and days filled with common interests. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) Pisces should not rush when carrying out his current project. You'd better spend more time on it, Friday and weekend if needed, rather than listen to angry criticism from your boss. Moreover, the manager, tired of the constant delays in your work, is thinking about releasing you.

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