by Jon Wolff The Black History display at the Abbot Kinney Library in Venice will be up until the end of March.In recognition of Black History Month for 2019, an exhibit and […]
Summary and overview of the L.A. City Historic Designation effort for the First Baptist Church of Venice.
THE FIGHT FOR THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF VENICE RAGES ON -conversations with Venice Activist Laddie Williams, Venice Elder Jataun Valentine, and Dr. Naomi Nightingale
By Jon Wolff The following is from conversations with Venice Activist Laddie Williams, Venice Elder Jataun Valentine, and Dr. Naomi Nightingale about the recent staff report from the Office of Historical Resources […]
Councilman Mike Bonin’s tokenism and community evasion shenanigans reach a new low.
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 […]
Summary of June 20th WLAAPC Hearing for teh First Baptist Church of Venice
Penske sanctioned gentrification party desecrates First Baptist Church; takes over Oakwood Park for the day.
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 The following is from a recent conversation with Venice Elder, Joe Washington who was a member of the First Baptist Church on Westminster Avenue and 7th Avenue in Oakwood […]