Day

October 1, 2008

Haters of Homeless People

Dear Beachhead, The Mayor’s new housing plan has on it 2,200 units developed for homeless people with special needs in five years (with conditions, of course). The low number estimate of homeless people is about 35,000 in the city of L A and 73,000 in LA County and the vast majority of them have special...

Homelessness – Here We Go Again

By Mark Lipman If you think you are tired of reading about homelessness, just imagine how tired we are of writing about it.  Yet again the Venice Neighborhood Council has commissioned a committee to deal with this issue.  Perhaps as a show of displeasure, only 3 people, other than the government officials scheduled to speak...

Corruption

Dear Beachhead, The City’s promise was to take away the Commercial vending from the boardwalk and restore the ambiance of quality.  The first day of the Lottery, some City employee held spaces open for their family and friends! and those who would pay for space… then from out of the blue came those who said...

Oppression 101

By Mary Getlein   Welcome to California: Where we spend 2 million dollars on a skate park Where we spend 6 million dollars on twenty new police where we spend untold million dollars on brand-new privatized prisons, made of stainless steel and glass, to make the prisoners feel even more like  a rat in a...

Beachhead Recommendations on the Propositions

Prop. 1 – High Speed Rail Bonds – Yes Bonds are the worst way to finance anything, but a bullet train network in California will never get built overwise. Prop. 2 – Standards for Confining Farm Animals – Yes This is an animal rights measure. Prop. 3 – Children’s Hospital Bond Act – No This...
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