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Venice’s Lizard King 40 Years On

By Lynne Bronstein It was 40 years ago on July 3, 1971, that a titan of the 1960s rock scene passed away in Paris. Jim Morrison had gone there to get away from his turbulent career as front man for the Doors. His death was officially attributed at the time to a heart attack, which...

Coping with Shootings and Complexities in Modern Life

    By DeDe Audet How do events like shootings in Venice relate to the strange migrations of jellyfish or uterine cells in endometriosis? Linear analysis of cause leading to effect does not explain it all. That’s why police investigating shootings look for evidence before trying to figure out causes. Whenever someone says “I don’t...

Poetry

On Returning to Venice – Stuart Z. Perkoff On the Boulevard – Malcolm H. Ball Venice West – Don Johns Make me your lover – Jasper Schubert A solstice has occurred – Roger Houston Venice you bleed – Philip Chamberlin Two Lives Lost – Mary Getlein Somewhere – Jim Smith Cool, Smooth, Nocturnal & Universal –...

“Highway to Heaven” or “Roadmap to Hell?”

By Jim Smith   On March 22 the Venice Neighborhood Council (VNC) took another stab at addressing the biggest controversy in our community in recent years – RVs and homelessness. Some outraged voices maintain that the treatment of those living in their vehicles by the L.A. Council office and by the Los Angeles Police Department...

Who in the Heaven is Larry Bell?

By CJ Gronner Renowned artist, Larry Bell, is a true Venice treasure. His profile, with hat and signature cigar, has been sighted all over town for decades, and is now the inspiration behind a new neighborhood hang about to open at the corner of Windward and Speedway, the aptly named “Larry’s” (Currently featuring a sign...

The Tabor Family

The Tabors, one of the founding families of Venice had a reunion was held at the Pacific Residents Theater, March 2. It was conceived and produced by Maryjane and included family photos, documents and other memorabilia. Irvin Tabor, the family Patriarch, was Abbot Kinney’s personal assistant and chauffeur. Kinney willed his home to Tabor, who...
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