Month

December 2015

SMO major tenant agrees to leave Feb 29th!

This is momentous news about SMO.  Gunnell, one of the 2 largest airport tenants, has agreed to leave SMO on February 29, 2016!  We ask that you thank the Santa Monica City Council and Staff, and our US Representatives for their action and that you encourage them to press on to remove other tenants who...

Demolitions East of Lincoln Continue

by Anthony Castillo While most of the attention given to gentrification here at the Beachhead is given to what’s happening west of Lincoln Blvd., we should not ignore Venice east of Lincoln. Gentrification continues seemingly unabated there as well. This despite the Baseline Mansionization Ordinance, which was supposed to stop Mansionization east of Lincoln. One...

An Indictment on Homelessness

By Mark Lipman It is so, so easy to blame the victims. It is so easy to be self-righteous when you have a roof over your head and think that it can never happen to you. However, the fact we can’t escape from is that 13,000 people fall into homelessness every month in Los Angeles...

December Calendar

Friday, December 4 4:30 PM – The 4th Annual Venice Sign Holiday Lighting! Open viewing of poster contest: 6:15 PM – Festivities start at on Windward Ave. 8:00 PM – Holiday Lighting of the Venice Sign 7:00 PM – Luminous family, at the LifeYoga Garden at the beautiful outdoor patio of the vegan restaurant LifeFood...