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Oakwood

In Brief

Environmentalists versus Playa Vista It ain’t over, ‘til it’s over, might have been coined to describe the nearly 30 year fight to preserve the Ballona wetlands. The latest round began Feb. 24 when environmentalists submitted briefs to the Appellate Court alleging that the city of Los Angeles did not comply with the California Environmental Quality...

Say What You Will, We Live It Everyday in Oakwood

By Lydia Poncé, Jataun Valentine and Laddie Williams 40 years ago it was flower power, end the war and the Summer of Love. America has not really learned anything since then. Here in Venice, 2009, when it comes to love- ‘love is not all you need.’ What the world needs now is not “love sweet...

Riding the Streets of Venice in a Produce Truck

By Ian Lovett Three years ago, when I first moved to Venice, I lived at Broadway and 7th St. My house, part of a row of four cottages, had this fantastic garden, where my neighbors grew strawberries and basil, and I used to sit outside to read, or to eat, or to nap, or for...
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