Archive by category Activism

San Diego’s Historic California Theatre Set to be Demolished

Today on Explorin’ With George, George Farrar profiles San Diego’s abandoned California Theatre which is set to be demolished to make way for the downtown’s largest condo tower. He zooms in on the amazing architectural detail throughout the outside and shows you inside views from the past. Also, he goes explorin’ at Horton Plaza.

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Planning Jacksonville’s Future – Vision in Transition V -New Development on the St Johns River

Our Vision in Transition series is back with Planning Jacksonville’s Future – Vision in Transition V – New Development on the St Johns River. Enjoy amazing views of the Jacksonville riverfront on December 16, 2018 from the Acosta Bridge and Southbank Riverwalk as George Farrar crosses The St Johns River to bring you details and […]

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JAX Maps – Maps of Downtown Jacksonville, Duval County, & North Florida 1920-1972

Today on another edition of JAX Maps, George Farrar presents maps of Downtown Jacksonville, Duval County, & North Florida spanning the years 1920 thru 1972, talks about the phenomenal growth of the region and discusses how the road network was designed to meet the demands of the population. Also included are state road maps from […]

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Our Downtown Jacksonville at a Crossroads – Demolition & Restoration

In this episode of History Jacksonville, George Farrar explores Downtown Jacksonville-including the old city hall and courthouse slated for demolition in 2019, the old Barnett Bank building restoration, the plans for the historic Laura Street Trio, the Elena Flats Building restoration, the old Ambassador Hotel which is expected to be renovated, the demolition of the […]

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Generations: Strength in Numbers-Baby Boomers, Millennials, Generations X and Z

In the first episode of a new series here, I profile the large generations (Baby Boomers & Millennials) along with My Generation “X” and the upcoming new generation “Generation Z” I discuss American political, social, and cultural history from 1945 thru 1980 using amazing pictures of historic moments, people, and movements. I also talk about […]

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*The Jax Left Endorsments of Candidates in The Jacksonville, Florida August, 2018 Primary Election*

The Jax Left a Progressive Politics & History Channel-believes that we can be a force for Progressive change in our communities and around the country. Fighting for change is a constant effort that must be supported through positive & dynamic activism by an empowered & educated citizenry. ┬áThe Jax Left endorses the following candidates on […]

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Lenny Curry PAC Loses $ to Scammers as he Rakes It In- A Call to Action for Jacksonville Democrats

The Jax Left News podcast series is back to investigate what is happening in Jax Politics. One of Mayor Curry’s political action committees got scammed and George calls for Democrats to go up against Big Money Curry in the Spring, 2019 Mayoral Election. **Source from The Florida Times Union http://www.jacksonville.com/news/20180709/international-scam-bilks-mayor-lenny-currys-committee-for-120000

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TheJaxLeft News – Crooms, Cohen to Run for Mayor Will Anna Brosche?, March for Change

Today on The Jax Left News video podcast series, I talk about the speculation that City Council President Anna Brosche may run against Lenny Curry for Mayor and talk about the struggle for change in North Florida. The Jax Left is a Politics & History Channel for The People of Jacksonville, Florida. Enjoy all of […]

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