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News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Councilman Bonin Dedicates POW/MIA Memorial Wall in Venice

Councilman Bonin Dedicates POW/MIA Memorial...

Councilman Mike Bonin dedicated the POW/MIA Memorial Wall in Venice this Memorial Day morning.   Pacific Ave was closed from Brooks to Sunset as onlookers...

Crews Working on POW/MIA Mural, Deadline Monday

Crews Working on POW/MIA Mural, Deadline...

Crews are working diligently on the POW/MIA Memorial Wall mural to get it restored by Memorial Day, 29 May, when it will have its official unveiling ceremony...

Go Fishing with Peter at Venice Pier, 3 June

Go Fishing with Peter at Venice Pier, 3 June

This is Peter John Ruiz’s Venice Pier Project that was announced in the article written about Peter earlier this month. Go fishing Saturday (3 June)...

Gay Pride Month Kickoff Ceremony Will Dedicate Park Ave to Breeze Ave Beach as Bill Rosendahl Memorial Beach, 1 June

Gay Pride Month Kickoff Ceremony Will Dedicate...

Kickoff ceremony for the City of Los Angeles to launch the start of the National LGBT Pride Month will be at Breeze Ave and Ocean Front Walk at 10 am...

Councilman Bonin Answers Venice Blvd Nay Sayers

Councilman Mike Bonin was asked to make a statement regarding all the people in Venice who are upset with the new configuration of Venice Blvd.  He feels...

Bonin Writes to Mar Vista Neighbors

Bonin Writes to Mar Vista Neighbors

Dear Friends – Are you wondering what the heck is happening with all the city crews recently on Venice Boulevard in Mar Vista? Our Great Street project...

Silver Lake’s Rowena Ave “road diet” possible disaster

Silver Lake’s Rowena Ave “road...

(Photo courtesy of The Eastsider.)  This is Rowena Ave that had a disastrous “road diet” of almost a mile. Rowena Avenue in Silver Lake...

Sofia Borges to Speak at Homeless Committee Meet, 30 May

Sofia Borges, columnist, USC professor and architect, will speak at the next Homeless Committee meeting 30 May, 6:30 to 7:30 pm at the Venice Public Library,...

MDR Goes Artsy! No, It’s Called ARTsea

MDR Goes Artsy!  No, It’s Called ARTsea

Marina del Rey goes artsy! No, it is called ARTsea. Marina del Rey is starting a “pop-up arts district!” It will be an all-day affair 10 June,...

Restored POW/MIA Mural Unveiling Ceremony will be Memorial Day

Restored POW/MIA Mural Unveiling Ceremony...

  The completely restored POW/MIA mural unveiling ceremony will be Memorial Day, 29 May, from 10:30  to 11:15 am at 614 Pacific Ave, Venice.  Councilman...