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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Venice Median Homeless Development Workshop 12 January

The Venice Median homeless development meet was originally designated as a Townhall to be held 12 January. Becky Dennison, director of Venice Community...

County Health: Venice Does Not Have a MRSA Situation

County Health:  Venice Does Not Have a MRSA...

County Department of Public Health has made a statement regarding the concern of an MRSA outbreak on 3rd Avenue as reported by a Lava Mae spokesperson...

Venetians Want to Know–Is There a Disease Outbreak; Are Conditions Such That Homeless Areas are Breeding Grounds

Venetians Want to Know–Is There a Disease...

Venetians want to know: Is the City protecting 1000 homeless at the expense of 40,000 residents, the latter who could possibly be subjected to outbreaks...

Doors Get the Sign and the “Day of the Doors”

Doors Get the Sign and the “Day of...

Robby Krieger and John Densmore, as well as family members of Jim Morrison and Ray Manzarek, who are both deceased, appeared under the Venice sign to hear...

WLA Homeless Shelter at 78 Percent Capacity, Monday; Thursday–Figures Removed

WLA Homeless Shelter at 78 Percent Capacity,...

Note: Since first posting on 4 January the site has removed the previous figures for the West LA Shelter called First to Serve and no number is listed...

4 January to be Proclaimed “Day of the Doors” by Councilman Mike Bonin

LOS ANGELES – 50 years to the day of the release of their debut album, January 4 will be proclaimed “Day Of The Doors” in the city of Los Angeles...

Why Fix Sidewalks on Dickson, Not Coeur d’Alene

“The City is required to prioritize requests made for verified disabled need. This sidewalk was deemed necessary for someone who is disabled and...

“No Staph Infection Outbreak in Venice,” Councilman Bonin

“There is no outbreak of staph infection in Venice,” according to Councilman Mike Bonin. “My office has been in touch with Lava Mae,...

Thank You

The Venice Update wants to thank all the contributors to the Update this year. Some have written stories.  Some contributors have suggested the possibility...

LUPC Calendar Dominates Final VNC Board Meet

By Angela McGregor The Venice Neighborhood Council (VNC) final Board meeting of 2016 opened with presentations of two projects aimed at alleviating homelessness....