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Bonin’s Bollards – By Nick Antonicello Bird Totems of Venice – By Doug Fay Thanks – By Barbara Langlois d’Estaintot ————————————– Dear Editor:   Your story on cameras and Oceanfront Walk should have been more appropriately titled “Bollards & Bonin.”   The so-called changes at OFW had nothing to do with community input or outreach,...

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Jim Smith – Venice Peace Park Rachel Gomez – Venice Beach Drum Orchestra Laura Shepard Townsend – Hail the Beachhead! Vernon Courteaux – Unjust OFW Ordinance ——————————————— Dear Beachhead, One of the great things about the Free Venice Beachhead is the sense of continuity and history that it gives to readers. Venice has had a...

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Dear Beachhead,  I don’t get it.  I never did.   I don’t obsess about RV’s, or caravans, or motor coaches or moho’s or whatever you want to call them.  However, some people do.  I still don’t get it.  Appears to me this obsessing is done mostly by people who have a lot of free time on their...

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Nick Antonicello Randy Saludes Alan Rodman ———————————- Dear Beachhead, Mary Getlein’s July piece (Bonin Walks From Meeting) is insightful and indicative of how Mr. Bonin approaches the Venice neighborhood and governance in general. The freshman council member doesn’t allow for any serious exchange with residents and the “Venice Life” meeting held on June 18 was...

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320 SUNSET UPDATE – IT’S YOUR VENICE – HAVE YOUR SAY By Roxanne Brown – member: Concerned Neighbors of 320 Sunset (CNS) Rose Avenue continues to produce more and more upscale restaurants with liquor licenses and late-night hours. And now, it looks like Sunset could become the next Rose. Here’s a quick update on Rose...

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Dear Venice Beachhead, Esteemed salutations extended to the indomitable Venetian spirit and those who embody that eclectic spirit. Well, since my last letter (April 2013), my circumstances and struggle for vindication have improved significantly. I felt compelled to share these positive developments with the community and any who read my first letter and may find...

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Santa Monica Airport – Nelson Schwartz Abbot Kinney hotel – Gene Mendez “Art Tiles at Venice Beach, a Graphic History: 1904-2201” – Emily Winters Marty Liboff’s poem – Suzanne Verdal ———————————————————————– Dear Venice Beachhead, My name is Nelson Schwartz. I live one block west of Lincoln in Venice.  The February Venice Beachhead has a letter...

Ballona wetlands: letter from Shelley Luce

Dear Beachhead, Mr. Davis is confused. The Bay Foundation is a nonprofit environmental group in good standing.  Our revenue is from grants and private donations. We are audited annually by a reputable firm and the IRS posts our annual nonprofit filings, along with all other nonprofit groups in the country. We have completed every grant we...

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Venice Oceanarium – by Tim Rudnick Santa Monica Airport – by Bill Worden ————————————————– Dear Beachhead, I’m happy to say that our annual reading of Moby Dick, on the beach went fabulously. We had a good crowd and great readers who kept the book moving. We actually finished the book on Sunday at 8:00 pm,...

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Dear Pardee Properties: Please stop tearing down  beautiful craftsman homes and putting up these monster structures that cut off our sunshine,air and beach breezes. Think about where you live and if you would like a huge structure to be built and cut off the light and air for you. I ask you, if this is...
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