Fri - November 1, 2002
FOOD LINES BOMB AT S.M. CITY HALL
Ordinance war waged against local
hungry and homeless community
By Peggy Lee Kennedy
At its Oct. 22 meeting, the Santa Monica City Council adopted two ordinances that are newsworthy for Venice.
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THE IRAQ PEACE TEAM
by Ramzi Kysia
You get what you pay for in life. What are you willing to pay for peace?
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On a car-free day you can hear the surf
By Jim Smith
The headline on last month’s Beachhead screamed “Rumors of War....” Those “rumors” are growing by the day. But many, if not most, Venetians seem unwilling to follow George Bush into the trenches. Nearly 500 of us wrote letters, sent email or called our Congressional representatives urging them to vote against giving Bush a blank check to wage war.
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Typical travel times around Venice
Anywhere in Venice by car: 10 minutes or less (plus parking)
Anywhere in Venice by bike: 10 minutes or less
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• RE:Issue October 8, 2002 - Charlotte Purein
• Marvena Kennedy – Original Venice Town Council Member – Sweet William
• Throw out all (Yes, All) of the Incumbents - Geriatric Jack
• Gung Ho - Tarik Abdullah
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Glibby Lil’Red: The Free Venice Beachhead’s Feminist Advice Column
I am in need of advice.
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Daemons and Dragons invade Venice.
My name is Duke and I am a gameaholic.
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Passage from Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl
July 15, 1944
It’s really a wonder that I haven’t dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out.
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From the June 2000 Study from the Institute for the Study of Homelessness and Poverty at the Weingart Center:
• Families, defined as a parent(s) with one or more children, represent 34-37% of the national homeless population. The typical family has 2.2 minor children and is headed by the mother (84%).
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An Interview with John Haag
By Suzy Williams
John Haag – whose long career of fighting for the rights of Venetians has earned him the title of People’s Doge of Venice.
He was the proprietor of the Venice West coffeehouse and led the fight for the right of poets to read their poetry at a time when it was illegal in Los Angeles without an entertainment license.
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THANKSGIVING THE FIRST
by John Haag
The Indians, as we called them, were always
ready for a party anyway,
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Sher-ruff of Venice
The Law End Force Human
Tales along the Canal Banks
in Venice Beach California
Sighting and attempted capture of mythological anti-war creature. Report filed by Jacob La Mountey the Sher-ruff of Venice.
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300 AT NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL MEETING
By Alice Stek, district 7 representative
Grass Roots Venice Neighborhood Council held its first general membership “town hall” meeting on October 28. 300 stakeholders attended the beginning of the meeting, also attended by Cindy Miscikowski, the new L.A. City Council representative for our district.
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Music in the Aire
By Arnold Clover
Walking down the street, I fade in and out of musicians on the boardwalk.
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Co-oping with Daniel Freeman Hospital
by Sheila Bernard
A strong community effort is underway to save Daniel Freeman Hospital of the Marina.
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FILM: McLUHAN'S WAKE IS AWAKE
by Gerry Fialka
McLUHAN'S WAKE is a new documentary by Kevin McMahon on Marshall McLuhan, one of the most provocative thinkers and poets of the information revolution.
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