Month

May 2017

Please Help Save the historical IRVING TABOR homes at 605 Westminster, an important piece of the black history of Venice.

More Good News : Venice History Will Be Saved – Come to Thursday’s Hearing This is Even Better News! Office of Historic Resources has recommended that the Cultural Commission support our nomination and consider it at Thursday’s hearing. (Staff Report) We need your support. We need everyone to take Action. We must convince the Cultural...

There’s a Monolith at Venice and Lincoln

By Jim Smith, photos by Margaret Molloy. The intersection of Lincoln and Venice Blvd. is now my favorite corner in Venice. It’s hard to believe, but there’s a shiny, new black monolith on the northwest sidewalk. If you haven’t been reading the Beachhead or didn’t come to the dedication, April 27, you may think it...

VJAMM – It’s finally here!

By Alice Stek The dedication of the Venice Japanese American Memorial Monument (VJAMM) took place on April 27, 75 years after over 1000 Japanese Americans from the Venice area were forcibly removed and sent to concentration camps for the remainder of WWII. In 1942, essentially no one tried to stop this injustice. The monument is...

RIP Pano Douvos

Pano passed away yesterday at 3 p.m. at the Playa Del Rey Nursing Center.    A service at Beyond Baroque will be arranged in honor of Pano. Here is an 2014 article about Pano, by Greta Cobar. Not to Frown By Pano Douvos Life is a stage tis said You cross it fast Sheet life is...