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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Sheriff Outs Latest Scams

The following is from the LA County Sheriff’s Department. Southern California Edison (SCE) is advising customers to be aware of a new telephone scam...

Comments–5 July 2013

Gregg Jacobus, a senior lead officer… I just wanted to advise you that there were two incidents that occurred last Thursday and Friday near Venice High...

Today Bill; Tomorrow Mike

Councilman Bill Rosendahl will officially finish two terms, 8 years, Sunday, 30 June.  His successor and Chief of Staff Mike Bonin will officially become...

Fourth of July MDR Fireworks Will be Thursday, 9pm; Street Closures Listed

Fourth of July fireworks will be Thursday, the 4th, 9 pm at the Marina del Rey jetty.  It was previously stated or implied that Sunday was Fourth.  This...

Comments–30 June 2013

Cheri N of Berkeley Drive … I have to mention, Thank You Bill! Nancy P of Oxford … Comments from neighbors were sent in to the “powers...

Sunday, Fire at Homeless Encampment, Post Office Annex

Sunday, Fire at Homeless Encampment, Post...

  (Photo provided courtesy of neighbor.) Fire started at 5:30 am and was put out immediately by firemen.  Before 10 am Sunday this writer passed...

And Just Across the Street

Thru all the drama, two momma ducks sleep or are nesting on eggs as dad watches less than 10 feet away

Panhandler Stabs Tourist over Picture in Hollywood

Panhandler Stabs Tourist over Picture in...

Both panhandlers pictured with signs, in both photos,  were at the Venice Beach boardwalk Sunday.  Both wanted $1 for taking their picture. Panhandler...

Councilman Rosendahl Last Day Sunday

Councilman Bill Rosendahl leaves office officially Sunday, 30 June.  He will always be remembered for his smile, his outreached arms, and his accessibility. ...

AT&T Goes for Another Tower

AT&T seeks permission to build tower at 101 Dudley Ave, corner of Dudley and Pacific. The first meeting will be Tuesday (June 25) 7pm at 1243 Pacific...