Wed - October 1, 2003
Tenant Loses One
Albert Dunne, 88-year-old recipient of the Purple heart in WWII and resident in the same apartment in Venice for 47 years, and fighting eviction from the unit, heard the verdict from the judge on Sept. 20. The landlord, Mr. Flournoy, wants to rehab the apartment and has claimed hardship exemption from the temporary rehab ordinance put in place by the Los Angeles city Council.
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Free Venice Beachhead to celebrate 35th anniversary
In December 1968, a four-page newspaper hit the streets and canals of the sleepy beach town of Venice, proclaiming ‘the paper is a poem.’
Posted at 08:19 PM Read More
• Santa Monica Airport - Martin Rubin
• Airport to Airport - Carol J. Skiba
• Venice Skills Center - Marguerite Siegel
• Illegal Billboard still up - Steve Freedman
• Helicopters over Oakwood - Jacques
• The Neighborhood Council - Chris Wood
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The New Neighborhood Council Meets
By Peggy Lee Kennedy
At last! The challenges are answered by DONE, newly elected board members are seated, and an executive board meeting is called. Unfortunately, the first items that have to be addressed are the administrative problems surrounding some sour resignations and the subsequent bad behavior.
Posted at 08:11 PM Read More
A NEIGHBORHOOD SCHOOL FOR OUR CHILDREN
Venice Parents and other interested members of the community have begun organizing to help support one of Venice’s local elementary schools, Westminster Elementary.
Posted at 08:08 PM Read More
THE TREASURER OF VENICE
By Jim Smith
In those “endless summer” days back on the beach around 1970, not even in my wildest fantasies did I think I would someday be elected the Treasurer of Venice! Alright, it’s actually treasurer of the Venice Neighborhood Council, but let’s not quibble over semantics.
Posted at 08:07 PM Read More
EVEN LARGER JETS AT SANTA MONICA AIRPORT?
By Theresa Hulme
Did you read that correctly? Did I really just say LARGER jets at Santa Monica Airport?! Is this a cruel joke? A living nightmare? Was it something I said?
Posted at 08:05 PM Read More
Lose touch with the Neighborhood Council?
Your email address may not have been turned over to the new leaders.
Posted at 08:03 PM Read More
City removes Venice street parking
By Peggy Lee Kennedy
On Sept. 4, a yellow city truck came unannounced to install permanent “No Parking” signs on Washington Blvd. (from Palawan to Mildred and then down Mildred past Wilson). These Venice “No Parking” signs specifically state that a vehicle can be towed away if parked on these streets between 10 PM and 6 AM nightly. How can the city take nighttime parking away when residents are already fighting for street parking?
Posted at 08:02 PM Read More
Festival lays an egg with Venice organizations
By Cindy Johnson Howard
As a member of the Board of Directors of the Venice High School Alumni Association, I wish to voice my displeasure with this year's Abbott Kinney Festival.
Posted at 07:59 PM Read More
Flora Chavez, RIP
When Flora Chavez died last month at age 85, she had been a force in Venice for decades. As the leader of the Community Service Organization (CSO), she fought for the rights of poor people and Latinos throughout Venice.
Posted at 07:58 PM Read More
• Whores live under my skin - Hillary Kaye
• Where do they get the nerve? - C.V. Beck
• I have become doll like - Hillary Kaye
Posted at 07:55 PM Read More
Neighborhood Council back in business as election challenges are rejected by City
Raku pulls Boner. Doggone it! Venice not going to dogs. Kitty cadre content.
By Carol Fondiller
There. I think I've gotten those headlines out of my system.
Posted at 07:23 PM Read More
The Spirit of Venice
By Lydia Poncé
spirit (spir’it) n. 1. The animating or life giving principle within a living being; soul. 2. The part of the human being associated with the mind and feelings as distinguished from the physical body. 3. The real sense or significance of something.
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