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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Do you want the bars open until 4 am?

Do you want the bars open until 4 am?

Do you want the bars to be open until 4 am. Do you want to buy or drink liquor until 4 am?  California Senate Bill 384 would extend the Alcoholic Beverage...

City Single-Server Commercial and Industrial Trash Collection Not Going Well

Mayor Eric Garcetti set out to revolutionize the garbage collection system of the City of Los Angeles for the commercial (apartments included) and industrial...

Silver Strand to Get Pocket Park

Silver Strand to Get Pocket Park

City will be constructing a pocket park off Via Dolce with a playground and a home to native plants found around the Grand Canal. The City bought the 6000-square-foot...

Eclipse 2017

Eclipse 2017

(Photo courtesy of Mary Evry.) Marta Evry took this photo of eclipse that was reflected on her floor. Let’s see your favorite photo of the eclipse.

DUI Checkpoint SetUp Friday on Washington at Yale and Stanford

DUI Checkpoint SetUp Friday on Washington...

  Officers set up a DUI checkpoint Friday on Washington at Yale and Stanford, just west of Lincoln, for stopping those driving under the  influence...

Judge Says No to Stopping Small Lot Subdivisions and Mansionization; Appeal Forthcoming

By Laddie Williams, President of Venice Coalition to Preserve our Unique Community Character (VCPUCC) I am writing to provide an update on our case against...

Venice Vision Shows “Monster of the Median” and Explains the Projects Envisioned for Venice

Venice Vision Shows “Monster of the...

Venice Vision uses cartoon to capture the “Venice Median” picture. Cartoon will be used to solicit funds to fight the project proposed for...

Culver Traffic Blocks all Roads at Freeway

Culver Traffic Blocks all Roads at Freeway

Culver Blvd traffic blocked all lanes trying to enter and exit the 90 freeway Wednesday evening at 7:07 pm.  Alla road was backed up at the light as was...

Canals Overflow; Tide and Tidal Gates

Canals Overflow; Tide and Tidal Gates

. Water was high enough in the canals to approach the sidewalks. Flooding hit the Venice historic canals Thursday evening but did subside without doing...

Appeal Fee Increase Determination Slipped for Two Weeks

Marie Hammond reported that the determination for raising the land use appeals fees would be discussed further in two weeks.   The chair mentioned that...