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VENETIANS VISIT DESERT

By Henry Rosebuds Ms. Suzy Williams and Mr. Gerry Fialka of Venice, and Mr. Hank Rosenfeld of Ocean Park, visited Ms. Nancy Cain and Mr. Paul Krassner, one-time Venice residents, now of San Something Avenue in Desert Hot Springs. (Where the weather is more to their liking?) The friends met on Sunday to fete Krassner...

DEMETRIUS TAHIM 1935-2018 – The Venice ‘Godfather’ and King of the Beach Healers.

DEMETRIUS TAHIM 1935-2018 The Venice ‘Godfather’ and King of the Beach Healers. Demetrius was born in New York and moved to Venice over 40 years ago. About 25 years ago he founded the Venice Beach ‘Healing Circle’ and helped heal people with massage, Reiki, oils, diet and vitamins. He was very knowledgeable in alternative healing...

Photos of our sweet neighbors voting.

By Margaret Molloy. – These are from the last VNC election.

VENICE BLACK HISTORY AND THE OAKWOOD CHURCH

By Jon Wolff March 25, 2018 – Sunday 7pm – Seven Dudley Cinema at Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Blvd VENICE BLACK HISTORY – Learn about the history of the black community in Venice, California through inspired and inspiring talks by Laddie Williams MC and Venice Elders. Delve deep into a story that has been long...

SNAP CHAT MOVING OUT!

On February 28th 2018, almost exactly 1 year after Snap, Inc. went public amid huge protests that got national attention, Snap, Inc. alerted their media contacts that they plan on moving out of Venice into Santa Monica. One year. The protest that took place that day and the ones organized later in the year were...

Venice Valentine

By Lisa Robins In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, I interviewed a sampling of Venetians I encountered along my way: asking where they came from, how long they’ve been here, and what they loved and hoped for Venice. At Manny’s bike shop on Lincoln, I bumped into an old friend and tested my questions out...

Love For The Oakwood Church Continues

By Jon Wolff The following is from a recent conversation with Venice Elder, Jataun Valentine about the fight to preserve the historic First Baptist Church on Westminster Avenue and 7th Avenue in the Oakwood Community in Venice. Jataun Valentine: I was raised here in Venice. There’s a lot of History in Venice. I think that...

The Trans-National Alliance Constitution

by Pat Raphael …then we saw Venice, and it was a good land, so we said let’s take this land. All while blazing a jay at the 420Box with a bunch tactical thinking strategists, spending more of the day than you might imagine, in deep thought about how to earn and keep their lot of...

Obituary: Bonnie Yvonne Modugno

Bonnie Yvonne Modugno, 60, passed away peacefully at home on May 19, 2017 from Ovarian Cancer. She is survived by her husband, Frank Nemiroff, and her son, Noah Nemiroff. In addition Bonnie is also survived by her mother, Betty Modugno and her sisters, Colleen Pinoski, Theresa Modugno, Sharon Bothwell, Michelle Modugno, and Jennifer Ketelaar. Born...
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