Day

May 1, 2012

Oil Strike in Venice Peninsula

    By Delores Hanney They were gathered together, a whole crackpot grove of grubby towers, uglifying the once lovely shoreline, fouling sand and surf and the toes that might touch them with despicable tar-y blobs. The wells sprung up, too, in private yards in Venice, like bad-smelling lawn statuary, appallingly bereft of beauty but...

Adventures with the Landlord

By CJ Gronner Everyone knows I love Venice, and always will. I’ve just become a little dismayed at the direction things seem to be heading these days, and feel like it should be discussed, pondered and helped. I recently had to move out of the rent-controlled apartment I’d lived in since the late 90’s. I...

Venice Skills Center Still Fighting for Survival

By Charles Thomas Things are heating up again for the Venice Skills Center during the coming month. The LAUSD school board is expected to address the crucial budget issue on or about May 15.  As you may be aware, the school board (in its March meeting) voted to slash all funding for adult education.  If...
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