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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Cityhood for Venice? Will Venice Do a Vexit?

Is Venice going to become its own entity, its own City? Will Venice achieve Cityhood? This year the Venice Neighborhood Council (VNC) established the Venice...

Two Pair of Planets Perform in the August Twilight

 Step outside as the stars come out, look southwest, and you’ll see an eye-catching pattern. For the next few days, bright orange Mars shines to the...

“Washington Square” BIG Gets Dedicated

“Washington Square” BIG Gets...

(Photo courtesy of David Graham-Caso.) Washington Square Business Improvement Group (BIG) comprises business owners in the first block of the beach at...

Hollie Stenson Voted New VNC Community Officer

Hollie Stenson Voted New VNC Community Officer

Venice Neighborhood Council voted Hollie Stenson to fill the community officer position vacated by Gina Maslow. Hollie ran for Outreach Officer against...

Sobel Writes VNC Board that Ryavec Motion Figures Are Incorrect

Attorney Carol Sobel has written to the Venice Neighborhood Council asking the board to consider the facts, the numbers involving the Ryavec motion regarding...

Some Prospective BID Members Upset with BID Assessment; BID Assessment Questions Answered

Not everyone is happy with the Business Improvement District (BID) that is in the process of being formed for commercial and industrial property owners...

Murez Proposes Place to Build for Homeless and Jobs for Homeless

By Jim Murez Maybe I’m missing something in the Councilman’s plans to create homeless housing in Venice but it seems to be that all of these so called...

Four Residences Dropped In

Four Residences Dropped In

Four units, two duplexes, prefabricated units were lifted by crane into place last week. Crane was up to specifications for city streets but broke a water...

Santa Cruz Can’t Ban RV Dwellers, Homeless from City Streets Says CCC

California Coastal Commission (CCC) gets in the act of “not banning RV and homeless” from the city streets in Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz banned...

Celebrate 30 Years of VHS; Get a Virtual Red Car Ride

Celebrate 30 Years of VHS; Get a Virtual...

Venice Historical Society is celebrating 30 years of service with a virtual Red Car ride 31 August at 7 pm at the Oakwood Recreation Center, California...