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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Silver Lake’s Rowena Ave “road diet” possible disaster

Silver Lake’s Rowena Ave “road...

(Photo courtesy of The Eastsider.)  This is Rowena Ave that had a disastrous “road diet” of almost a mile. Rowena Avenue in Silver Lake...

Sofia Borges to Speak at Homeless Committee Meet, 30 May

Sofia Borges, columnist, USC professor and architect, will speak at the next Homeless Committee meeting 30 May, 6:30 to 7:30 pm at the Venice Public Library,...

MDR Goes Artsy! No, It’s Called ARTsea

MDR Goes Artsy!  No, It’s Called ARTsea

Marina del Rey goes artsy! No, it is called ARTsea. Marina del Rey is starting a “pop-up arts district!” It will be an all-day affair 10 June,...

Restored POW/MIA Mural Unveiling Ceremony will be Memorial Day

Restored POW/MIA Mural Unveiling Ceremony...

  The completely restored POW/MIA mural unveiling ceremony will be Memorial Day, 29 May, from 10:30  to 11:15 am at 614 Pacific Ave, Venice.  Councilman...

“Great Streets” Turns into “Great Escape” with Horns Blasting

“Great Streets” Turns into “Great...

Traffic at Centinela was backed up to Wade. Implementation this week of the Venice Boulevard “Great Streets” program in Mar Vista from Inglewood to...

Don’t Dump Poop Bags in Oxford Basin

Don’t Dump Poop Bags in Oxford Basin

Properly dispose of your dog’s poop — bag it and put it in the trash cans provided. Call (800) 675-HELP (4357) if you see anyone illegally...

Activist Rick Swinger Attacked on Rose at Hampton

Activist Rick Swinger Attacked on Rose at...

By Mark Ryavec Venice activist Rick Swinger was assaulted by a homeless camper on Rose Avenue the morning of Thursday, May 18th, which resulted in Rick...

Identity Theft?–Oh, No! Go to identitytheft.gov

Identity theft is not a pleasant event to think about, but one must take action immediately if it happens. Perhaps, one only suspects such, perhaps one...

Audet Feted, Aarons Elected & LA Louver Change of Use Approved at VNC Meet

Audet Feted, Aarons Elected & LA Louver...

By Angela McGregor Wednesday’s Venice Neighborhood Council (VNC) Board meeting opened with a tribute to former VNC Board President, DeDe Audet, who...

LA Funds “Vision Zero” Traffic Study

LOS ANGELES – In dramatic action that will vastly increase the amount of money the City of Los Angeles invests in Vision Zero – a program designed...