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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

BONIN PROPOSES SWEEPING PARKING REFORM PACKAGE

Building on Work of Parking Reform Working Group, Package of 7 Motions Seeks to Dramatically Improve Management and Fairness for Parking in Los Angeles....

Could Sandman be Anderton?

Could Sandman be Anderton?

Mandalas suddenly appeared on Venice Beach and the designs were photographed by Wolf Seeberg. Bob Eklund, who does the “Looking Up” column,...

Camper Gets Fired

Camper Gets Fired

(Photo courtesy of Tim Bonefeld.) Camper near Vera Davis center caught on fire before December.

Adopt a Bulb! Be Part of the Legend!

Adopt a Bulb!  Be Part of the Legend!

(Photo courtesy of Venice Chamber of Commerce and Venice Paparazzi.) Yes, the bulbs in the Venice sign are up for adoption. Each bulb needs adoption, and...

Toys Arrive for LAPD Boosters’ Christmas Party for Kids

Toys Arrive for LAPD Boosters’ Christmas...

The Ninth Annual Muscle Beach Toy Drive ended Sunday with Santa and his Elvettes helpers arriving on Santa’s sleigh at Muscle Beach. Councilman Mike...

Weller’s Homeless Story No. 14

Weller’s Homeless Story No. 14

Note: The Wellers have rescued more than 200 homeless people in the area this year. They have taken these people, not only off the street, but have put...

The halo is sand … when it is windy, sand blows

The halo is sand … when it is windy,...

That halo look is sand blowing from the protective sand berms on Venice Beach. What protects from the sand from the sand berms?

Venice Sign Gets Lighted

Venice Sign Gets Lighted

The Venice Symphony Orchestra started playing just before 8 pm. The closed-off street had Art Crawl, Yo Venice, and you name-it booths close to the post...

How Homespun, Attractive Can it Get?

How Homespun, Attractive Can it Get?

Sign or billboard appears at Venice Way and Pacific.

Santa Monica-Venice Christmas Run

Santa Monica-Venice Christmas Run

Jill Prestup and her friend Sam on Ocean Front Walk after the run. Santa Monica–Venice Christmas Run or “fun parade” is a tradition of...