Month

October 2017

Days of Rage 2017  Starts Tomorrow!

Los Angeles is in an out of control eviction crisis. In the past year alone, homelessness has risen 23%—2,000 more are expected to be on the streets by the end of 2017. As thousands face displacement and are forced to relocate to new cities, countless others live in overcrowded homes experiencing neglect and abuse by...

SNAPCHAT REPORT

by Jon Wolff The following is from a recent conversation with a concerned Venice resident about the Snapchat problem. The resident requested to be identified only as Concerned Venetian. JW: You live close by the Thornton Lofts area. Is that right? CV: Correct. JW: And you’ve seen a lot of things that go on in...

VNC OWNED

It is very clear that the VNC is not interested in what the community wants, they are in a business for themselves and that is making themselves RICH.  It is very clear they care nothing about inclusiveness of everyone in Venice (Renters, Unhoused, Artists long time residents of Venice) they care only about those who have come with MONEY to turn...

VENICE HIGH STUDENTS: UNDER SIEGE

By P.S. Barber I THE BACKSTORY There is, in the educational processes of the United States and so in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), a fundamental conflict: this deep-seated dialectic pits the very essence of Learning – Critical Thinking – against a powerful and authoritarian obsession – Order. It’s an acute mistake to...