Month

February 2017

Snap Protest Coverage

Angry Neighbors Protest Outside Snap Offices Ahead Of Highly Anticipated IPO BuzzFeed News – ‎1 hour ago‎ On Tuesday afternoon, dozens of Venice locals gathered outside of Snap’s offices to protest what they say is an unwelcome transformation of a vital piece of Los Angeles. “This is a public street and the community will not sit...

Long term prospect for Venice property not so good.

Global dirty energy corporations’ relentless drive to exploit our earth is leading to an environmental crisis. Polar caps are melting and ice sheets are breaking off. The metling ice releases methane, accellerating the global warming process. The drought that began in the eastern mediterranean in 1998 is likely the worst drought of the past 900...

Listen up, ‘Eliterati’ — Venice Residents Hire Law Firm on Retainer!

From www.citywatchla.com By Marian Crostic And Elaine Spierer IMAGINE VENICE-Well, that hasn’t happened yet — but it won’t be long before Venice residents really do hire a fully engaged law firm just to represent all their neighborhood concerns and interests. Sick and tired of endless meeting hours, organizing and talking, talking, talking with city officials...

The Election from Hell

by Eric Ahlberg Most Venice Voters are depressed and angry. The core of Venice voted 90% for Hillary Clinton. You have to go several miles away from Venice to find a precinct that voted less than 70% for Hillary, and even farther to find the few districts in LA County where Donald Trump won. We...

1984-2017- THE END OF THE WORLD!

by Moishe Farblondjet TIMELINE 2017- During Donald Dump’s Presidential inauguration massive demonstrations take place. Secretary of State Rudy calls out the troops. A phony coup is staged and martial law is declared. All dissidents are rounded up. Secretary of Communications Sarah speaks on all media that TV, radio, the press and computers are now taken...

Locals News

LA settles federal lawsuit in the shooting of Brendon Glenn for four million dollars. Venice Attorney James DeSimone, representing Glenn’s mother Sheri Camprone said: ”This will bring some sense of closure to the family of Brendon Glenn. They will never get over his tragic death. It still seems surreal to the family. Every time I...

Dr. Strangelove: Or How I learned to Stop Worrying, and Love All The Nazis Here In Venice

by im.human Eight days after the earth moved in VENICE–while just standing on the sidewalk merely talking to a friend, I was personally screamed at–and then physically threatened by a nut-case: a bi-polar, 220 lb, 30-year-old Trump supporter: An ignorant–part-time, off-duty security guard–wearing an Iron Cross, and a dirty face, and filthy, dirty, leather. Who...

CHANGES

by Jon Wolff There was once a movie theatre in Venice. It was called the Fox Venice Theatre and it was right there on Lincoln Boulevard and Vernon Avenue. The Fox Venice showed full length feature movies. They showed classic movies, foreign films, cult films, rock movies, and horror movies. Sometimes, the actors or filmmakers...

A MEMORIAL TALE OF VENICE

by-Marty Liboff (with a little help from Gerry Fialka and friends ) Spirits of the dead- come forth and show us the way… Just a silly old man’s memories of Venice Beach. Ancient dreams- morning arises- tomorrow never comes. There are no yesterdays or tomorrows or as Janis Joplin once said, ‘’It is all just...
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