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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Council Votes to Hire Attorneys

City Council voted yesterday to approve a three-year contact to hire outside Land Use/CEQA attorneys to handle lawsuits against the City from neighborhoods...

Pardue Has Continuous Threat from Homeless

Even with the rain, the Westside Shelter continues to be less than full (though accurate statistics are impossible for the residents of Venice to obtain)…yet...

Anatomy of a Home Invasion

Anatomy of a Home Invasion

By Mark Ryavec On April 8th of this year, around 4:30 AM, a transient living in Venice was crazy on drugs, yelling at the top of his lungs that “he...

Anchorage Relocation to Be Discussed

The Eleventh Coast Guard District invites the public to comment on the proposed removal of a special anchorage in Marina del Rey harbor. The comment period...

LUPC Meets Tonight

Land Use and Planning Committee (LUPC) will be Wednesday, not Tuesday as normal, 17 December, at Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Blvd., from 6:45 to 10:45 pm....

MDR Control Board Meet Cancelled

The December meeting of the Design Control Board has been cancelled due to lack of business. The next meeting is scheduled for January 21, 2015 at 1:30...

Council to Vote on Hiring Attorneys to Fight Citizen Suits

As bizarre as it sounds, the city council is to vote this morning on whether to hire outside counsels to handle suits brought by citizen groups. This information...

Rains Came; More to Come

Rains Came; More to Come

Peninsula had a few wet intersections, such as this one at Mast. Buccaneer was a little more flooded. Note that building on left could use some sand bags....

VNC Meets Monday, not Tuesday

The December Venice Neighborhood Council Board Meeting is scheduled for Monday, 15 December, 7 pm at the Westminster Elementary School Auditorium, 1010...

Christmas is chugging along

Christmas is chugging along

On Dickson, 800 block. Yard is filled with Christmas. Christmas Card house at the corner of Howard and Thatcher turns into a party each year for families...