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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

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....

Councilman Mike, Follow the Procedures

Councilman Mike,  Follow the Procedures

(Photo courtesy of Yolanda Gonzalez. Ira Koslow, president of Venice Neighborhood Council, at the Congress of Councils this year. Koslow, now retired,...

Lava Mae mobile showers use City water and City sewer system

Lava Mae mobile showers use City water and...

Lava Mae the mobile showering system for the homeless that stops once a week on 3rd Avenue uses the City water system at the fire hydrant and a City sewer...

Porta Potties in Private Parking Lot on 3rd Ave

Porta Potties in Private Parking Lot on 3rd...

Porta potties appeared in private parking lot on east side of 3rd Ave. Sign says do not throw clothes in potties or the porta potties will be removed....

Ocean has rain run-off debris

Ocean has rain run-off debris

Ocean filled with run-off debris after rain that hit area Wednesday and Thursday. This photo was taken at the jetty

Six Cases of MRSA on 3rd and Rose

Jasmin Kozowy, director of Lava Mae, for 3rd and Rose said Thursday that there are six residents on 3rd and Rose with MRSA based on the medication they...