Month

January 2011

Murals Under Attack

By Roger Linnett ‘this world is but a canvas to our imagination.”  – Henry David Thoreau As anyone who has visited the Venice Beach Public Art Walls next to the Skate Park can tell you, ‘street art” and wall mural painting is a vibrant art form in L.A. Saturday, Dec.11 a new exhibition, ‘the Constraint...

Swami X Speaks

Our understanding of God influences our essential behaviour at the profoundest level. We don’t know God because we don’t know ourselves. Know thyself, who is God. Not to get religious, or anything like that. Let us just relate to reality. God is reality, both Absolute and relative. God is beyond the mind. Gos is Love...

Health Care in 2011

By Roger Linnett The following is part of a continuing series, summarizing the benefits that will go into effect in 2011 as part of the Affordable Care Act, which President Obama signed into law on March 23, 2010. The first article appeared in the September, 2010, issue. Unless otherwise noted, benefits take effect as of Jan. 1....

Sher-ruff of Venice

By Calvin New Self Arrest Ordinance An amendment of the private persons arrest law 68.007.1069: any known human being within the city limits of L.A. County, State of California can act to arrest oneself for violation of the U.S. Constitution, California Constitution, all the treaties ratified by Congress and all other laws that protect the well-being of...

Poetry

• Poetry at the Church – Mary Getlein • The New Year – Jim Smith • inside the Free Venice Beachhead Offices – Roger Houston • No Slice of Apple – Anonymous • the truth – angelica love valentine • Attitude – Louis Garza • Wikileaks – Cosmo (page 4) ———————— Poetry at the Church By Mary Getlein All...

A Venice Holiday

By CJ Gronner Our hard core Christmas baking day, a verrrry serious annual tradition, fell on Sunday this year. Things began to fall apart even before I awoke on Sunday morning to find that SUMMER had actually finally arrived in Venice! It was a perfect 80 degrees and sunny out. Now I love Christmas, but...
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