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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

LA Times Covers Costa Mesa’s Homeless Plan

The Sunday LA Times had an article about Costa Mesa’s homeless problem and it sounded like it mirrored Venice. Only Costa Mesa now has two deaths attributed...

Storage System to Start Soon

One reader said the storage container should be shown as an object obstructing the ocean view not the way it was shown in last Update.  Many commented...

Police Raid House on Dickson

By Ryan Wolfe There were 6-7 undercover police cars parked the wrong direction Friday night.   One squad car. Apparently a drug deal was scheduled to...

Accident Prone House

This is the house at Brooks and Pacific that keeps getting hit in front from speeding cars on Pacific.  Neighbors are asking for digital radar signs to...

VNC to Hear Storage Container, OPD Lawsuit Statuses

Venice Neighborhood Council (VNC) will meet Tuesday to hear presentation by Arturo Pina regarding the storage container pilot program and to hear representatives...

Duke Needs a Beer

Friday morning, while walking Ocean Front Walk, I saw this man with the beer sign.  I asked him if I could set down next to him.  He said “yah” and...

Comments– 19 January 2013

Linda L, president of Venice Neighborhood Council … I understand that the mural ordinance did not yet pass at City Council. It passed the PLUM Committee...

VNC to Hear Storage Container, OPD Lawsuit Statuses

New storage container placed in parking lot of Los Angeles Police Department substation at Venice Beach.  Container is larger than one owned by Department...

Wires Cross Howard

Wires going from house on one side of Howard to alley on other side of Howard were brought to Update’s attention.  DeDe Audet, representative for the...

City Council Passes Mural Ordinance

By Martin Flynn This in from Marty from a friend … Ordinance has passed. Will go into effect after Mayor signs it, approximately 45 days. No restrictions!!!...