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May 18, 2018

RECENT MEETING OF THE VENICE BEACH BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT

By John Okulick With well over $3,000,000.00 (three million) dollars in their private account, the property owners association (and I use the term lightly) continued to support Tara “Sara Huckabee” Devine, whose smug posture and rolling eyes continued to stonewall residents of the community. This wannabe political figure, who has lied to residents regarding the...

THE ALARMING PROBLEM WITH BEN & JERRY’S ON OCEAN FRONT WALK

by Mark Rago On Tuesday April 10th, Ben & Jerry’s (owned by Unilever) opened on Ocean Front Walk. Other “National Chains” have popped up over the years like American Apparel and IT’SUGAR, but Ben & Jerry’s is the first with a name that people recognize from all over the world. The owners are Klaus and...

Beyond Barbed Wire

Beyond Barbed Wire: Music, poetry, a documentary film, and a panel discussion on the forced removal and incarceration of persons of Japanese ancestry during World War II. May 26, 2 pm to 4 pm at Beyond Baroque Beyond Baroque, in coordination with the Venice Japanese American Memorial Monument Committee, will present on Saturday, May 26,...

Venice Black History is in the Oakwood Church

By Jon Wolff The following is from a recent conversation with Venice Elder, Joe Washington who was a member of the First Baptist Church on Westminster Avenue and 7th Avenue in Oakwood in the heart of Venice. Joe Washington: My name is Joe Washington. Jon Wolff: You were a member of the First Baptist Church....

Report on Alleged New Public Art Space on 3rd & Rose Ave.

Venice, CA— Gentrification agents pit marginalized communities against each other in attempt to displace unhoused citizens.

VEXIT Don’t Believe the Hype

By Mike Bravo first published on http://bravo4venice.com/vexit-dont-believe-the-hype/ I’m writing about the“Vexit” event and topic because of the unnecessary media hype over it, the news must be pretty desperate for stories. I’m also writing about it because of the continued lack of representation and dismissal of PoC and traditional resident voices, not only in decision making forums...