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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Planning

746 Marco Place will be heard 5 December at 11 am at West LA Municipal Building, 1645 Corinth Ave. Owner wants to remodel and add 1,331 square-feet to...

Neighborhood Integrity Initiative Town Hall Addresses Some Venice Problems

Neighborhood Integrity Initiative Town Hall...

Marsha Hanscom, environmentalist, speaks to people gathered to hear about the Neighborhood Integrity Initiative at the Town Hall on Stoner. The initiative...

Lights Go Green and Red–Season is On!

Lights Go Green and Red–Season is On!

(Photo courtesy of Nick Antonicello.) Venice sign-lighting happenings 4 December at Windward and Pacific. (Photo courtesy of Anonymous.) Councilman Mike...

Small Thing; Hot Issue

Small Thing; Hot Issue

Fire trucks were called. Palm tree with electrical wires running through created a fire. Check your trees and the wires.

“Changing of the Lights” on Venice Sign and Ceremony is Tonight, 2 December, 6 to 9 pm

“Changing of the Lights” on Venice...

The Fifth Annual changing of the lights on the Venice Sign from white to red and green in celebration of the holidays is tonight, 2 December, from 6 to...

Venquin Arrives for Sign Lighting Ceremonies–Is it Venie?

Venquin Arrives for Sign Lighting Ceremonies–Is...

Is it Venie, the Venquin, who arrives mysteriously before the sign lighting ceremony at Windward and Pacific. No one knows its name or why it comes. But...

Mary Pickford Feature of VHS, 14 December

Mary Pickford Feature of VHS, 14 December

Mary Pickford will be the feature for the Venice Historical Society (VHS) evening 14 December, 7 pm at the Oakwood Recreation Center (California and 7th...

What is it?– A Street Monitor or Monster

What is it?– A Street Monitor or Monster

No one seems to know what this gadget is that was installed by a subcontractor who said he knew nothing. High up the pole is a phone number with an explanation...

Canals at Washington Blvd Being Worked On

Canals at Washington Blvd Being Worked On

Workers work on Grand Canal at Washington Blvd. Note: Update thought workers were cleaning the canals at the gates but then Darryl DuFay set all straight....

Berms Are Up!

Berms Are Up!

Each year berms are constructed on the beach to protect from storm high tides. This one is at Venice Blvd.