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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Thank You

The Venice Update wants to thank all the contributors to the Update this year. Some have written stories.  Some contributors have suggested the possibility...

LUPC Calendar Dominates Final VNC Board Meet

By Angela McGregor The Venice Neighborhood Council (VNC) final Board meeting of 2016 opened with presentations of two projects aimed at alleviating homelessness....

Councilman Mike, Follow the Procedures

Councilman Mike,  Follow the Procedures

(Photo courtesy of Yolanda Gonzalez. Ira Koslow, president of Venice Neighborhood Council, at the Congress of Councils this year. Koslow, now retired,...

Lava Mae mobile showers use City water and City sewer system

Lava Mae mobile showers use City water and...

Lava Mae the mobile showering system for the homeless that stops once a week on 3rd Avenue uses the City water system at the fire hydrant and a City sewer...

Porta Potties in Private Parking Lot on 3rd Ave

Porta Potties in Private Parking Lot on 3rd...

Porta potties appeared in private parking lot on east side of 3rd Ave. Sign says do not throw clothes in potties or the porta potties will be removed....

Ocean has rain run-off debris

Ocean has rain run-off debris

Ocean filled with run-off debris after rain that hit area Wednesday and Thursday. This photo was taken at the jetty

Six Cases of MRSA on 3rd and Rose

Jasmin Kozowy, director of Lava Mae, for 3rd and Rose said Thursday that there are six residents on 3rd and Rose with MRSA based on the medication they...

Dickson Sidewalks Replaced When Others Really Need Replacement

Dickson Sidewalks Replaced When Others Really...

Sidewalks along Dickson, north side, in the Oxford Triangle have almost completely been replaced along with the driveways. This has left questions in the...

Dennison of VCH Starts Development Process for Venice Median with Townhall 12 January

  Venice Community Housing Corporation Director Becky Dennison will start the development program for the Venice Median with a Townhall meeting 12...

Betz Upset with Tenters and Vagrants in Park and LAPD Does Not Move Them

Betz Upset with Tenters and Vagrants in Park...

John Betz is once again beset by the flagrant oversight of the Los Angeles Police Department to keep the Westminster Park/Westminster Senior Center free...