The Beachhead
in the 1960s






Beachhead #1 - Dec. 1, 1968 - this paper is a poem; Venice-Of-America, Staff Box, Venice Survival Committee, Column Right, Ads, Cop-Outing, Free Venice!, Venice & The Master's Plan, Yiddish Poem -- Click on each page to read --

Beachhead #2 - Dec. 15, 1968 - venice of los angeles, the course of Human Events; my venice, Cop-Frontation; PFP Began In Venice, Cycles and Venetians, Editorial, Venice & The Master's Plan


Beachhead #3 - January 1969 - The Course of Human Events, Editorial : Residents Reject Master Plan; Beyond Baroque Opens; Phil Chamberlin's Trip Logarithms, State PFP to Meet in Venice, Reredos, Canal Apocalypse, My Venice Moods, history's now, Venice & The Master's Plan,

Beachhead #4 - February 1969 - Editorial : Repeating Destruction of Ocean Park : City Planning Department, Venice Residents Win Delay, The Course of Human Events,The Sea, Book Review : All Things Common, The Sane Society, Legal Services, Venice & The Master's Plan : Proposed Venice Community Plan

Beachhead #5 - March 1969 - The Course of Human Events : L.A. Board of Education Meets Venice; 2 pages of Poetry, Editorial : Canal Emergency Action Committee Meets

Beachhead #6 - April 1969 - Photos : Venice Residents Take Canal Protest to L.A. City Hall; The Course of Human Events, My Property's Value, School-Duggery, The Peace-Monger Says, City Hall Lock-Out!, Venice & The Master's Plan, What's in it for You?,

Beachhead #7 - May 1969 - Free Venice! (front cover); Bulletin : Showdown on Master Plan Put Off to May, Course of Human Events, Sic-Sic-Sic, Hog Wild Weekend; Venice Is My Home, LAPD Metro Squad Beatings & Arrests, Do Not Co-operate With Organized Crime, Open Letter to the People of Venice, Canals Battle On, Poetry

Beachhead #8 - June 1969 - Free Venice from the Master Plan; Canals Battle On; Venice Independents' Day, The Course of Human Events, Poetry, Beachhead Poll, VSC Polices Open House, Venice & The Master Plan, Community Law, Venice PFP Report, The Peace Monger Says, Venice Organizing Project

Beachhead #9 - July 1969 and July 4th EXTRA - free venice family reunion & picnic, I.D. Checks Are Not Legal, No Rights in L.A.'s Parks, Welfare $$ for Housing, Free Venice in Solidarity with Sand City, Venice PFP Reports, The Course of Human Events, when WE run venice, 1969 : Declaration of Free Venice; A Parade Was Planned, & Cancelled, Free Venice Warns of Violence; July 4, 1984; Meanwhile, Back At The Front, an open letter to Captain Sillings, Police Litter Found On Beach

Beachhead #10 - September 1969 - the Plan; People's Choice!: Rick Davidson Runs for City Council, No Canal Bids!; Canal Festival 9/13, The Course of Human Events, Police Plot Jails 5; Poetry : from roaches, LAPD "Women's Facility", Renters' Rights, Sunflower Power, A Review : Beyond Baroque 692, Venice Free School

Beachhead #11 - October 1969 - First Annual Venice Canal Festival; Vest Pocket Park Saved Again, When WE Run Venice; Record-Sealing, arms & the Man, beyond baroque showing, The Course of Human Events, The Day L.A. Did Pennants, The Peace Monger Says, Special Election, Neighborhood Legal Bind, Dear Beachhead, Planning Commission-Revisited, Venice Free Clinic, beachhead endorsement