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Voting Recommendations for Progressives

President: Biden/Harris – lesser evil. President: Gloria La Riva – Peace and Freedom Party – if the lesser evil is just too evil. Measure B – (Anti) Rent Control – NO US Congress: District 22 – Phil Arballo, District 23 – Kim Mangone District 25 – Christy Smith District 27 – Judy Chu District 29...

Venice Place Groundhog Day

The Venice Place project, which would cover almost an entire block with a 78-room & 4-apartment hotel, two restaurants, a liquor store, and a spa, is headed back to the West Area Planning Commission again, if only for a rubber stamp. During eight years of fighting over several versions of this project, support has come...

Editorial on Upcoming 2019 Venice Neighborhood Council Elections

The election for the board of the Venice Neighborhood Council (VNC) will be held on Sunday, June 2, 2019. A big voter turnout is expected and much controversy will surely follow

Mike Bonin Walks Out On Black History

Councilman Mike Bonin's tokenism and community evasion shenanigans reach a new low.

England in 1819

An old, mad, blind, despised, and dying king,__ Princes, the dregs of their dull race, who flow Through public scorn,—mud from a muddy spring,— Rulers who neither see, nor feel, nor know, But leech-like to their fainting country cling, Till they drop, blind in blood, without a blow,— A peopled starve and stabbed in the...

The Crowd at the Women's Revolution

By Henry Rosebuds January 20, 8 AM I’m riding downtown in a standing room only pussy cap crowded Expo line car, and do not give up my seat to anyone. Right on, look how far we’ve come, right? Time’s Up for all that old timey gender-role shit. When a pretty face flashes a smile, I...

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...

WHAT IS THIS BONIN RECALL ABOUT? LIES… LIES AND MORE LIES.

By Suzanne Thompson At the end of a meeting I recently attended, there was a lively discussion about the proposed recall campaign against Los Angeles CD 11, City Councilman Mike Bonin. One person shared her frustration with traffic. Another passionately conveyed her support for more pedestrian and bike friendly roads and her disdain for people...

VNC OWNED

It is very clear that the VNC is not interested in what the community wants, they are in a business for themselves and that is making themselves RICH.  It is very clear they care nothing about inclusiveness of everyone in Venice (Renters, Unhoused, Artists long time residents of Venice) they care only about those who have come with MONEY to turn...
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