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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Tis The Season–Packages Stolen Everywhere

Just about every area in Venice reported packages being stolen from cars, from porches, etc. Mar Vista also reported packages stolen.

Families Lined Up for VNC Holiday Festival

Families Lined Up for VNC Holiday Festival

They were in line before 10 am for the Annual Venice Neighborhood Council Holiday Festival at the Oakwood Recreation Center Saturday. Before or after getting...

County Removing Dead, Diseased Trees

County Removing Dead, Diseased Trees

Tree in need of removal. Los Angeles County Department of Beaches and Harbors is in charge of trimming all the trees in Marina each year. They also remove...

LAHSA Seeks People for Homeless Count

Los Angeles Housing Services Authority is seeking people willing to help with the 2016 homeless count in Los Angeles. Count will take place in the evening...

Yard Demolition Slipped to January

Yard Demolition Slipped to January

The City Maintenance Yard at Thatcher and Princeton will have demolition starting in January instead of December, according to Debbie Dyner-Harris, District...

Bob of “Looking Up” Column Checks Out “Venice Moon”

Bob of “Looking Up” Column Checks...

Laura and Bob Eklund. Venice Update’s own Bob Eklund of Bob Eklund’s “Looking Up” column peeped at the “Venice moon” at the Venice...

Weller’s Homeless Story — No. 15

Steve and Regina Weller, as pastors of the Foursquare Church in Venice, have helped Venice homeless get off the streets for years. They used their pensions...

NASA’s Fermi Satellite Kicks off a Blazar-Detecting Bonanza

NASA’s Fermi Satellite Kicks off a Blazar-Detecting...

Note: This is a press release from NASA. (Courtesty of NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.) A long time ago in a galaxy half the universe away, a flood of...

Councilman Speaks of Safe Havens, Not Sidewalks

Councilman Speaks of Safe Havens, Not Sidewalks

Park Avenue, off Ocean Front Walk, just past 6 am Saturday. Market Avenue, off Ocean Front Walk, just past 6 am Saturday. 3rd Avenue at Rose, just past...

Super (Market) Christmas Music

This in from Wolf Seeberg. Just amazing!