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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Abbot Kinney Festival was Hot, Crowded and Wonderful

Abbot Kinney Festival was Hot, Crowded and...

Festival probably hit records for number of people and heat, yet people still brought their dogs–one had a sweater on–to walk on the hot asphalt...

LUPC to Meet at Oakwood Thursday, 29 September

Land Use and Planning Committee (LUPC) will meet Thursday, 29 September at 7 pm at Oakwood Recreation Center, 767 California Ave, 90291. Matt Royce, chair...

Homeless Committee to Meet Tuesday

Homeless Committee of the Venice Neighborhood Council will meet Tuesday (27 September), 6 pm in the Extra Space Storage Community Room, 658 Venice Blvd....

Good Grief!!!

Good Grief!!!

One immediately asks what is going on?  What are they giving away?  Went inside to ask an attendant. His answer was that “Parabajava” was...

Waves Flag in Support of US Constitution

Waves Flag in Support of US Constitution

Asked man, standing at corner of Washington Blvd and Thatcher Ave,  if he was advertising anything and he said “No.”  Then he said he was...

Audet Hands DWP Representation Task to Gonzalez

Audet Hands DWP Representation Task to Gonzalez

DeDe Audet, Venice Neighborhood Council (VNC) representative to the Department of Water and Power, hands over position duties to Yolanda Gonzalez at last...

Mike’s Plan for “Ending Homelessness in Venice” on Prop HHH Brochure

Mike’s Plan for “Ending Homelessness...

Councilman Mike Bonin presented his plan to End Homelessness in Venice, 29 March of this year. It has since been dubbed “Mike’s Plan”...

Abbot Kinney Hotel Heard by Zoning Administrator

Abbot Kinney Hotel Heard by Zoning Administrator

(Rendering courtesy of David Hertz, architect.) (Photo courtesy of Frank Murphy.) (Photo courtesy of Mehrnoosh Mojailall.) Don Novak, who ran Hal’s...

Transient With Knife Apprehended Near Westminster Senior Center

Transient With Knife Apprehended Near Westminster...

(Photos courtesy of John Betz.) Part of Pacific shutdown because of hunt for transient with a knife. By John Betz Last night (21 September) a transient...

Jones Settlement Agreement, Mobile Storage Plan Approved by VNC

By Angela McGregor Venice Neighborhood Council (VNC) approved two high-profile motions Tuesday proposed by the VNC Homeless Committee. The most controversial...