Month

April 2016

IT MATTERS

by Jon Wolff. If you’ve never attended a meeting of the Venice Neighborhood Council, you should come sometime to see how it all works. The Council discusses and votes on a variety of topics specific to Venice. The Boardwalk, homelessness, business, and culture are just some of the subjects covered at a typical meeting of...

APRIL FOOLS QUIZ – SEE HOW YOU DO?

By Roxanne Brown APRIL FOOL’S QUIZ HOMELESSNESS and BLIGHT This photo shows terrible homelessness – the homeless eating off garbage bins and sitting on milk crates? April Fool’s. It’s Gjelina’s, GTA’s, and Gjusta’s customers helping to maximize owner Fran Camaj’s profits – no cost for permit, no cost for tables, chairs, floors, walls. This photo...

Save Venice

Save Venice lawsuit w/ attorney, Sabrina Venskus, who will be presenting at the community event scheduled for this Tues April 5 @ 6:30 pm at 2010 Linden Ave. Venice (Codepink HQ). If you can’t attend, please consider making a donation (no amount too small) at http://www.savevenice.me

Change is Coming – Tenants Unite

by Mark Lipman Over the past several years we have all noticed significant changes to our Venice community. A pro-big business, pro-development agenda has literally demolished its way through Venice, while rents and eviction rates have skyrocketed. Longstanding neighbors and local residents have disappeared almost overnight as a tourist industry, which brings no revenues back...

Burn Sage; Bill Rosendahl has passed

By Peggy Kennedy Bill Rosendahl brought in two new anti-homeless LA City laws (OPD, OVO) and used the Living in Vehicle law (LAMC 85.02) in 2010 which led to a landmark civil rights lawsuit against LA city: Desertrain vs City of LA. Rosendahl appropriated funds to study a never created safe parking program, which was...

Dear Dr. Karma

Let Dr. Karma help you on your path. He knows nothing. Dear Dr. Karma I have taken to bouncing around the house and often rant on without finishing a sentence but my you tube videos of this are becoming popular. Why? Why? Why? – Bipolar in Venice – Dear Bipolar in Venice As a Gemini...

Local Psycho Predicts Future

REALTORS PROVIDE HOMES FOR HOMELESS.. In an astounding feat of government and business cooperation, housing is being provided for all homeless people by the Southern California Real Estate Association. “Our business has been exploiting the Real Estate Market for decades, it’s time we paid something back.” said SCRCA spokeman Sly Shpiel. Homeless people are advised...