By Jon Wolff, photos by Margaret Molloy The West Los Angeles Planning Commission met on August 15, 2018 to hear an appeal from Venice activists to oppose a proposal to convert the […]
By Jon Wolff The following is from a recent conversation with the Reverend Oscar Rhone, of Mt. Hebron Baptist Church, on the upcoming appeal to the L.A. Planning Commission to oppose the […]
Jay Penske wants to turn this Historic Black Church in Venice into a 13,600 square foot single family dwelling with rooftop parking and the VNC is letting him do it.
by Jon Wolff There was once a movie theatre in Venice. It was called the Fox Venice Theatre and it was right there on Lincoln Boulevard and Vernon Avenue. The Fox Venice […]
By now, everybody’s heard about the recent election of some new members of the Venice Neighborhood Council. Everyone’s been told that Venice’s election had the biggest turnout of any neighborhood and district […]
by Jon Wolff In April of 1969, a Venice activist by the name of Helene Wolff presented a prepared statement to Los Angeles City Planning Commission. It went something like this: The […]
by Jon Wolff. If you’ve never attended a meeting of the Venice Neighborhood Council, you should come sometime to see how it all works. The Council discusses and votes on a variety […]
By John Wolff Sometime back in the early ’70s, in Venice, on the north side of Brooks Avenue, between Pacific Avenue and the Boardwalk, in a vacant lot, someone set up the […]