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Will the Local’s Candidate Please Stand Up?

Will the Local’s Candidate Please Stand Up?

Editor, I hope that someone running for the upcoming City Council will do something radical and instead of being in favor of business or ocean conservation or the current politically correct flavor of the day or pander to their financial backers and just say, “Please, elect me because I am running to represent the people of […]

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Culture Karma

Culture Karma

Can Gentrification and Preservation Co-exist?   I spent a recent afternoon in Venice Beach. Haven’t been there in years and much seems to have changed. Muscle Beach’s circus performers and bikini-clad roller skaters are still around. But the entire town, particularly the Abbott-Kinney shopping district, which is comparable to our downtown, has gentrified into an […]