Bulldog Buzz Category: Street Politics

Billionaire’s Plan To Convert Venice Church Into Mega Mansion Under Fire

CBS Los Angeles — A nasty battle is brewing in Venice with residents in two distinct camps. Many people are furious that a billionaire family wants to build a mega mansion in the vicinity. To erect the home, a historic black church would have to come down. Some residents are asking the Penske family to… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 2 years, 10 months ago

City of Santa Monica Employee Compensation “Unbelievably Excessive”?

Santa Monica Lookout — According to Transparent California, a statewide watchdog group, police chief Jacqueline Seabrook’s total compensation of $478,120 for 2015 was the highest among police chiefs in California, Joseph Lawrence earned a total compensation of $442,414 in 2015, making him California’s highest paid assistant City Attorney, the City’s “farmer’s market supervisor” received $140,000… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 2 years, 11 months ago

Producer Jerry Bruckheimer and Venice Battle Over Historic Intersection

Yo Venice — Jerry Bruckheimer in Hollywood is known for producing films like Pirates of the Caribbean and Top Gun and series like CSI: Miami, CSI: New York and The Amazing Race. In Venice, he is known for owning the property on the northwest corner of Abbot Kinney and Venice Boulevard. In 2015, shortly after… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 3 years, 24 days ago