Month

April 2011

International Women’s Day Celebrated in Venice

By Mary Getlein On March 8 there was a gathering of women and men at 533 Rialto Avenue to celebrate International Women’s Day. The purpose was to celebrate women and to receive a proclamation from the Mayor of Los Angeles, Antonio Villaraigosa. Bill Rosendahl read the proclamation out loud and presented the proclamation to Yolanda...

Who in the Heaven is Larry Bell?

By CJ Gronner Renowned artist, Larry Bell, is a true Venice treasure. His profile, with hat and signature cigar, has been sighted all over town for decades, and is now the inspiration behind a new neighborhood hang about to open at the corner of Windward and Speedway, the aptly named “Larry’s” (Currently featuring a sign...

Swami X Speaks

High Clues Every moment is free, creative, ecstatic in eternity Be wise and cherish the treasures in your memory Eternity is a state of consciousness and every moment is blessed Some lamb chops are bigger than others, however, they are all the best.   All there is    is     NOW So why am I concerned with...

Poetry

Who Owns The Earth? – Kitty’s Bratton She – Mary Getlein Sponto – – Liv Zutphen I Like –  Jasper Schubert Sunbeams – George Porter Airdrop the sequeL. – Jimmy Valentine In Brief – Jim Smith Untitled – Lynette Walks with Brutus – Aaron Reynauld America – Murray Barnett ————————– Who Owns The Earth? I am already buried at sea No...

Nuclear Nightmare

By Ralph Nader The unfolding multiple nuclear reactor catastrophe in Japan is prompting overdue attention to the 104 nuclear plants in the United States—many of them aging, many of them near earthquake faults, some on the west coast exposed to potential tsunamis. Nuclear power plants boil water to produce steam to turn turbines that generate...

The Tabor Family

The Tabors, one of the founding families of Venice had a reunion was held at the Pacific Residents Theater, March 2. It was conceived and produced by Maryjane and included family photos, documents and other memorabilia. Irvin Tabor, the family Patriarch, was Abbot Kinney’s personal assistant and chauffeur. Kinney willed his home to Tabor, who...
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