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A Tree Grows In Venice: The Red Flowering Gum Tree – by Krista Schwimmer

One of my fondest memories from childhood is going to the library with my two brothers and mother. No matter how plain the library looked, I soon learned there were treasures there. So, whenever I move to area, I seek out the nearest library. For eighteen years, I have been browsing and borrowing from the...

A Cup of Coffee & Bagel for 15 Cents – Marty Liboff

A Cup of Coffee & Bagel for 15 Cents – Marty Liboff Marty Liboff-2015 (This is a follow up to another article; “Ruthie in the Bakery” Free Venice Beachhead, April 2014) The bakery opened in around 1948 on the Ocean Front Walk in Ocean Park around Raymond Ave. Before 1958 the OFW continued from Venice...

Swami X Has Left the Building

by: Jack Neworth The Venice Boardwalk is the second most visited international tourist destination in Southern California, right behind Disneyland. But in the late 1960’s the boardwalk was practically desolate. But when I moved back to the area in 1974, the boardwalk was booming with tourists and street performers including musicians, jugglers, mimes, and a...

In Loving Memory of Monae Lei Momi Hromadko January 8, 1990 – September 15, 2015

The Princess of Venice, one of the most popular and adored ladies of Venice, has sadly left us. Many of us have had many of our days brightened by her big, bright, joyful and sincere smile. Anytime anyone addressed her, her smile was her response. Monae Lei Momi Hromadko could be seen daily on Ocean Front Walk, always accompanied...

FODDER SCAREYA

The new Pope so far has been better than the last couple of Popes. However, some priests from California deceived and pressured him into making Father Serra a saint. He was a saint for Lucifer! Millions of Native Americans died because of him. Native American groups have been upset by the callous making this monster...

CONFESSIONS OF X SWAMI X

10-02 2012 This text was intended to be revealed after my last hand was dealt. After my ashes were sprinkled on a bench in a park in Las Vegas, the capitol of Disneyland. Since this plan is taking longer than I thought, “Now is always a good time.” You can quote me on that. So,...
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