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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

“Changing of the Lights” on Venice Sign and Ceremony is Tonight, 2 December, 6 to 9 pm

“Changing of the Lights” on Venice...

The Fifth Annual changing of the lights on the Venice Sign from white to red and green in celebration of the holidays is tonight, 2 December, from 6 to...

Venquin Arrives for Sign Lighting Ceremonies–Is it Venie?

Venquin Arrives for Sign Lighting Ceremonies–Is...

Is it Venie, the Venquin, who arrives mysteriously before the sign lighting ceremony at Windward and Pacific. No one knows its name or why it comes. But...

Mary Pickford Feature of VHS, 14 December

Mary Pickford Feature of VHS, 14 December

Mary Pickford will be the feature for the Venice Historical Society (VHS) evening 14 December, 7 pm at the Oakwood Recreation Center (California and 7th...

What is it?– A Street Monitor or Monster

What is it?– A Street Monitor or Monster

No one seems to know what this gadget is that was installed by a subcontractor who said he knew nothing. High up the pole is a phone number with an explanation...

Canals at Washington Blvd Being Worked On

Canals at Washington Blvd Being Worked On

Workers work on Grand Canal at Washington Blvd. Note: Update thought workers were cleaning the canals at the gates but then Darryl DuFay set all straight....

Berms Are Up!

Berms Are Up!

Each year berms are constructed on the beach to protect from storm high tides. This one is at Venice Blvd.

Parking Lot Murals, Abbot Kinney

Parking Lot Murals, Abbot Kinney

Murals are on fencing in Abbot Kinney parking lot. Update comment is: What a nice touch for an ugly fence. As far as graffiti is concerned, these murals...

LAHSA Seeks HUD Grant to Address Youth Homelessness in LA County

Los Angeles, CA (December 1, 2016) – Bolstered by support from the City and County of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA)...

“Stop Encampments in my Neighborhood”– Open Letter to Councilman, LAPD

“Stop Encampments in my Neighborhood”–...

City Councilman Mike Bonin Captain LAPD, Pacific Division Residents ask “Please stop the encampments in our neighborhood at Walgreens.” Sometimes the...

Santana Quits CAO Homeless Post; Will Be CEO of County Fair

Note: Councilman Mike Bonin’s office says there is no replacement at this time and added that “this will not affect the process for exploring...