As “The Wall” dominated the week’s news, a pitiful juxtaposition of two realities — one the hard truth, the other a lie — emerged to clarify the destructiveness of the American president’s toxic narcissism.
Even people who oppose development in Venice would have to admit that the way Mike Miller got his Porto Vista condo project approved is a how-to in making an idea into reality in Venice.
President Trump did something Tuesday night that he has rarely done since taking office: He used the presidential bully pulpit to reach beyond his hardcore base of supporters to make his case to the American people as a whole.
The hundredth anniversary of the Armistice that ended the fighting of World War I in Europe came and went with surprisingly little notice last Nov. 11. Commemoration was muted for a conflict that took the lives of some 15 to 19 million soldiers and civilians — estimates vary widely — includi…
Fix the street lights. Who is in charge of the street lights between the By-pass and Auburn Road on Venice Avenue? There are 36 street lights that are not working. Someone is not doing their job. Let’s get those street lights working.
We won’t presume to make any New Year’s resolutions for the city or the county, but there is an issue we hope will have gotten significant attention from them by the time we’re looking back at 2019: affordable housing.
I recently met Kelsey Simpson, new communications director for Venice Institute of Performing Arts (VIPA), which operates the Venice Performing Arts Center (VPAC) facility.
Here’s one New Year’s resolution that should be easy: The United States and North Korea should resume the diplomatic progress they began in 2018 toward peace and denuclearization.
Leave the trees: This discussion is about a rodeo by the Rotary, which is on January 19. I see there is a charge to get into the airport of $3. That doesn’t make sense. Also, I’m very interested about their putting a parking lot where the fire station is on Harbor Drive. That opens up a park…
In his memoirs, the comedian Jack Benny laments the declining tolerance for jokes that poke fun at ethnic groups. He writes of America’s ethnic neighborhoods in the immigration waves of the early 20th century. Conflicts were inevitable because of cultural differences. Vaudeville, however, pr…