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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Venice Resident John O’Kane Gets Book Review

Note:  Robert Aronson brought this review to attention of Update. John O’Kane’s Venice, CA: A City State of Mind was reviewed by City Watch Book Reviewer,...

Comments–5 August 2013

Cheri N of Berkeley … Ref: OFW Tragedy Please pray for Venice. Carolyn R of Venice … Ref: LUPC meeting, last one of July, 812 Main St. I like the idea...

Firestone Buys old World Gym

Firestone Walker, LLC of Buellton purchased the property on Washington near Lincoln that is referred to as Old World Gym.  Firestone of Buellton has one...

Big, Rolling Bubbles

Big, Rolling Bubbles

It was carnival time at the Venice Beach Park just west of Ocean Front Walk    (OFW).  There was food, drinks (soft), handouts, a band, and more types...

Zip Line was Zapping

Zip Line was Zapping

Zip line was just over the carnival-type vendors below but was not deterred. One person had left the podium when this picture was taken and another was...

Alien Spacecraft???

Alien Spacecraft???

“It’s an alien spacecraft,” said one excited little boy. No one seemed frightened, least of all, the little boy. The spacecraft hovered,...

Marina Farmer’s Market Starts at Mother’s Beach

  Flags along Admiralty herald the Marina Farmers’ Market at Mother’s Beach in parking lot on Thursdays from 7:30 am to 1:30 pm.  Market...

Awarded Pooches Favorite!

Awarded Pooches Favorite!

Favorite for the pups was this cookie and miscellaneous goody booth devoted to them.  Although, off to the side of the regular market, the K-9ers figured...

Concerts at the Park are Still On

Concerts in the Park start a 7 pm at Burton Chace Park, 13650 Mindanao Way.  Thursdays are “Symphonic.”   Saturdays are “Pops.”...

Saturday, VNC Picnic

Venice Neighborhood Council’s (VNC) 7th annual community potluck picnic and BBQ will be Saturday (3 Aug), 12 to 4 pm at Oakwood Park, 767 California...