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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Bollards Transcend to Bike Racks

Bollards Transcend to  Bike Racks

These bollard/bike racks were approved by Venice Neighborhood Council 2014. City is installing new bollard/bike racks at all the openings to Ocean Front...

Chaplain Weller “Walks the Walk”

Chaplain Weller “Walks the Walk”

He walks the walk. Some just talk. That is called “talk the talk.” Chaplain Steve Weller, Pastor Steve Weller or just plain Steve … it’s...

Mommy’s or Daddy’s

Mommy’s or Daddy’s

Abbot Kinney is Morphing Into?

Abbot Kinney is Morphing Into?

In the 60′s and part of the 70′s Abbot Kinney really was not the street to be seen on. Frankly, it just wasn’t safe. But somewhere in...

Newhouse Addresses Shooting and Town Hall

Newhouse Addresses Shooting and Town Hall

By Mike Newhouse, President of Venice Neighborhood Council In the days after Brendon Glenn was killed, in the heart of Venice, I was starkly reminded of...

Sandy Bike Path

Sandy Bike Path

Bike path near South Venice Blvd was dangerously deep in sand. Bikers seemed to adjust their speeds accordingly.

LUPC to Meet 2 June

Land Use and Planning Committee (LUPC) meeting has been changed to 2 June. Particulars will be in next Update.

Take Mine!

Take Mine!

One fellow at bus stop asked if Update would take his picture. Absolutely! He said no one ever takes his picture. It was snapped and shown to him. He was...

NO Guns on OFW

Update was told there is a petition circulating that police should not carry guns on Ocean Front Walk. The following submitted by Yolanda Gonzalez might...

VNC Supports Whaler

VNC Supports Whaler

Venice Neighborhood Council supports Whaler restaurant, on Washington at Ocean Front Walk, for serving alcohol in the downstairs patio with a sound-absorbing...