Venice Listening Sessions By Jon Wolff After five and a half years of hard work, the group Original Save Venice (OSV) managed to preserve the First Baptist Church of Venice by winning […]
VENICE CHURCH UPDATE – By Jon Wolff The First Baptist Church of Venice was recently purchased by the Community Corporation of Santa Monica (CCSM), in collaboration with Original Save Venice (OSV). OSV […]
Original Save Venice is a group of Venetians who are dedicated to preserving Venice history, sharing love and positive intentions focused on preserving the diversity of Venice, de-gentrification interventions, and inclusivity of […]
You can download a copy of the latest Beachhead Here. The Free Venice Beachhead March_2022.
by Jon Wolff Venetians gathered with the activist group Save Venice on Saturday, October 30, 2021 for a momentous occasion in front of the First Baptist Church of Venice.Save Venice organized the […]
By Jon Wolff After four years of struggle to save the First Baptist Church of Venice, the Venice activist group Save Venice won a major victory in L.A. City Hall on September […]
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.