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30 Years Ago
in the Free Venice Beachhead

Free Venice Beachhead archives selected articles 1980-81

Beachhead Archives 1982

Beachhead Archives 1983

Beachhead Archives 1984

Lighthearted Beachhead pieces

People of Venice (from Beachhead)

Windward Avenue Articles from Beachhead

Art in the Beachhead

Venice institutions from the Beachhead

Venice in Books A-C

Venice in Books D-K

Venice in Books L-P

Venice in Books Q-Z

Quotations about Venice

Venice in Magazines and other ephemeral sources

1981 Resistance Celebration Schedule

1981 Resistance Celebration Articles

Birth of Venice:
old-timey magazines

1914-1916 Part I

1914-1916 Part 4

1914-1916 Part 5

John Hamilton

Destiny's Consent by
Laura Shepard

Lions and Gondolas

Poem about Venice Beachhead

Rana Ayzeren

Tales of the Blue Meanie by Allan Cole

Another Chapter from Tales of the Blue Meanie by Allan Cole

"Brick" Garrigues

The Spectre

Venice Historical Society

1969 Police Riots

Jack the Liar











Headlines from the
Free Venice Beachhead

August 1977 - October 1985

#92 Aug 77 Our Energy vs. Their Power; Dignity Not Profit

#94 Oct 77 All Mucked Up! Canals Restoration More of Usual;
Congas and Quazi Returned to Brooks

#95 Nov 77 Venice: Paved Over & Ripped Off

#97 Jan 78 Statistical Venice: Rampant Wave of Speculation Threatens Destruction of Community Character; Deseg. Drags On

#98 Feb 78 Stop Venice Freeway - Help Bypass the Bypass; Oakwood Housing Crisis

#99 Mar 78 Monument to the Death of Art and Life in Venice

#100 Apr 78 Venice Street Extravaganza; There Goes the Neighborhood

#101 May 78 Community Wins! Rose-Main Project Denied; Look Out Below! Rents, Property Taxes to Soar as of July

#102 June 78 All the Way L&A: What Jarvis Won't Do for Venice;
The Lifestyle You Save May Be Your Own

#104 Aug 78 The Pressure is On: BANA fights Condomania in North Beach

#105 Sep 78 Tug of War Over Southern Pacific Right-of-Way

#106 Oct 78 L.A. Sells Out Venice: Coastal Commission Protection Crumbles

#107 Nov 78 First North Beach Condo Approved: Public Hearing Denied!

#108 Dec 78 See But Not Heard: Venice Protest at City Council

#111 Mar 79 Too Many Aces? The Beat Goes On

#113 May 79 50 Ways to Lose Your Leverage; Rent Control: After the Champagne...

#115 June 79 Loquacious Lobby Stymies City; Perils of Parking

#116 Aug 79 Walk on the Wild Side; Critical Hearing on Senior Housing

#117 Sep 79 Senior Project: Slammed & Supported; Oil in Venice: A Slick Solution

#118 Oct 79 Senior Housing to Rise in Venice: Activists, Developers Join Forces

#119 Nov 79 Protecting Ourselves: Will People Review Police

#120 Dec 79 This Land is Our Land: Balance of Power Shifts in Santa Monica

#121 Jan 80 (antique poster) For the Time of Your Life, Come to Venice New Year's Eve

#122 Feb 80 Venice: 1914-1916 Part 1, Big $ Back When; Low Down on Low Cost Housing

#123 Mar 80 Venice Strikers Win! Viva La Huelga!; Lawless Meatless

#124 Apr 80 Teheran-asaurus Rex: Snyder Gets $nyder; The Purveyor of Fear: Jarvis Con

#125 May 80 Demolition in Oakwood: Adios Hampton Court; Cementing the Sand

#126 Jun 80 Strange Bedfellows Make Housing

#127 Jul 80 Real Estate Calls Tune C.A.C. Dances; Westminster and Ballona: Under the Bulldozer

#128 Aug 80 How It Is With Us: Those Who Do Nothing Make No Mistakes

#129 Sep 80 Venice's Love Canal?; Oakwood Artists Overcome

#130 Oct 80 Wither Windward?; Venice Community Conference on Racism

#131 Nov 80 Alliance Walk: "Hell No, We Won't Glow!"; The Resurgence of Racism

#132 Dec 80 Make Art Against War; Beneath the Crime Hysteria

#133 Jan 81 The Politics of Police Abuse; Venice Town Council: "up for grabs"?

#134 Feb 81 Fox Features Fascist Flick; Developer Dumped

#135 Mar 81 Tenants Win 3-year Battle: Delayed Gratification; New Waves in Housing

#136 Apr 81 The Big Brush-Off: Mural Unpalette-able; North Venice Plan, Boardwalk or Parkplace

#137 May 81 56 Arrested: Demonstration at Rockwell; Beachhead Accused of Free Speech

#138 Jun 81 Vets at Wadsworth: Hearts and Minds; Beyond Baroque's Poetry

#139 Jul 81 Eat Me, I'm V.O.P.

#141 Sep 81 Ocean Front Walk: Lots of Difference; Reagan Steals Scales

#124 Oct 81 Diablo Diary: Blockading the Devil; Planning Meeting Planned

#143 Nov 81 Up Your Rents!: Renters Do It With Control; Tenant Action

#144 Dec 81 Caribbean Crisis; Tenants Mount Offensive Movement

#145 Jan 82 North Beach Plan Revised: Is That All There Is?; Nukes on Ice

#146 Feb 82 A Plan to Resist the Draft!

#150 Jun 82 Escape From Ground Zero; Unemployment Blues

#151 Jul 82 Dividing Venice: Crime & Racism; L.A. Game Plans

#152 Aug 82 Hands Off Santa Monica; Tenant Center Seeks Action

#153 Sep 82 People Protest "Celluloid Vileness"; A Word From the

#154 Oct 82 Women of the Year

#155 Nov 82 Is There Anyone You Can Trust? Freeze the Big One

#156 Dec 82 Droppings From the Throne; Reagan's Christmas Carol

#157 Jan 83 Rand on the Rampage; Peace and Freedom: Picking Up Steam

#158 Feb 83 Traffic Arteries Harden: Bypass Surgery; Please Mr. Reagan Blues

#159 Mar 83 From Wet Lands to Wet Dreams: Playland for the Rich; How to Survive Without a Salary

#160 Apr 83 Russell-ing Real Estate; A "Catalyst" Is Born

#161 May 83 A Run for Her Money; Duke Disarms Defense

#162 Jun 83 A Leak From the Think Tank; Bored? Chee-Wah-Wah Wants You

#163 Jul 83 West of the Rest: Lots of Hard Luck; Duck Napper Nabbed

#164 Aug 83 All Black and White? July's Beachfront "Riot"; Toronagashi: Hiroshima, a Candlelight Memorial

#165 Sep 83 Et Tu, Tuum Est, Et Al: Kicking the Habitants; Celebrate Survival: Artists Target L.A.

#166 Oct 83 Politics at the Post Office: Kafka at the Venicegate

#167 Nov 83 Stop Reagan's Wars!; Neighbors Nix Nukes

#168 Dec 83 15th Birthday Issue; the Free Venice Resistance

#169 Jan 84 God is Dead and the World is Crooked; The Cost of Malibu

#171 Mar 84 Of Landlords and Cadillacs: Parking a Trojan Horse; Jesse Jackson and the Rainbow Coalition

#173 May 84 Is the Beachhead Camp?; Community Meeting Called

#174 Jun 84 Pavilion Date With Fate: Venice Town Council Resurrected; Community Meeting: the Beachhead Condition

#175 Jul 84 Pavilion: Use It or Lose It

#176 Aug 84 Venice Land Rush Continues; Olympics Hurdle Venice

#177 Sep 84 Pavilion Power Play Exposed; Santa Monica Nuke Busters

#178 Oct 84 Sea Spray Shell Game; Nicaragua Pro and Contra; Static on KPFK

#187 Jul 85 Venice, the Eternal Carnival; American Hostages: Unofficial Soldiers; Our Floundering Fathers

#188 Aug 85 St. Joe's Forced to Close; Radioactive Politics

#189 Sep 85 Poverty Solution L.A. Style: Durban Removal; Homeless Yuppies

#190 Oct 85 The Wolf is at the Door; Ducks Dumped in Canal Caper




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