VSA members were evicted from night community watch on Oct 12 @ sundown. Sgt Reyna informed VSA members that due to legal ramifications and issues such as bonding and insurance the VSA is unable to watch and/or secure Venice skatepark from vandals and the like after dark. The VSA will consult with attorneys on the matter as well as City Council and County DA's office on the matter.
I've been following the story for quite a while, from groundbreaking to opening.
Here's a summary of the articles so far (in ascending order of publication):
Ok everyone the day you have been waiting for is Oct 3rd 2009. The "Dennis Polar Bear" Agnew Memorial Sk8 park will open to you! Enjoy! Many thanks to all that have made this dream a reality.
5:12 PM | August 11, 2009 After spending more than 15 years fighting for a place to show off their kickflips and ollies, a group of Venice activists weren’t about to sit back and let commercial promoters skate off with their work.
This is a site that’s kind of like an online zine. It’s got some excellent photos and interviews and features a lot of up and comers from the San Diego area.
Donovan Rice joins 1031 and Landshark Wheels, plus Chad Knight nearly loses an eye!
Check out the Rip The Ripper Art Show Book and the Powell Peralta Ripper Ltd Deck.
DC celebrates legendary skate photographer Mike Blabac's first book and shoe release in Los Angeles. Check out the photos.
Citystars is proud to announce that Andrew Pott is now officially pro. Also check out their new website.