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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

811 Marco Place Hearing Cancelled

811 Marco Place was scheduled to be heard by Theodore Irving 10 am, 16 June at West LA Municipal Building, 1645 Corinth Ave, LA 90025. It has been cancelled....

Kaplan Sheds Light on Mass, Scale, Character Draft Document

By Sue Kaplan, Chair, Ad Hoc Committee on Mass, Scale, and Character It’s election season, so people are shouting about things that would be better discussed...

Beach Shuttle Starts Friday

Beach Shuttle Starts Friday

The free Beach Shuttle starts Friday j(27 May) and run through 25 September. The service provides transportation to major points of interest such as Fisherman’s...

Memorial Day and Wall of Names for those MIA — You Are Not Forgotten

Memorial Day and Wall of Names for those...

(Photo courtesy of Stewart Oscars.) The Wall on Pacific that displays the names of those men and women missing in action in Southeast Asia displays graffiti....

Still No Bridge at Jetty

Still No Bridge at Jetty

The Jetty, the area between Marina del Rey and Venice, where the ocean enters Marina del Rey and there still is no bridge. Yes, there use to be a bridge...

Mars at Closest Approach to Earth in Last Ten Years

Note: This is a press release from Hubble/European Space Agency and Slooh NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope picture of Mars. During this month, the Earth...

Homeless Figures Change—Really!!!! 2013 to 2015 — CD11 Up 70%; Venice Up 43%

By Reta Moser I was overjoyed this morning reading the LA Times story explaining the change in the homeless statistics from what they reported earlier...

Architect Says Oxford Triangle Specific Plan at Risk

Architect Says Oxford Triangle Specific Plan...

Note: Dan Whalen is an architect, 30-year resident of Oxford Triangle, and worked on the creation of the Oxford Triangle Specific Plan. By Dan Whalen The...

Jim Murez Comments on Heidi, Bonin

Heidi vs. Bonin… I too have received messages in which the Councilman starts off stating “Those claims are simply untrue.” Yet, from my prospective,...

LUPC to Meet Monday, 23 May

Land Use and Planning Committee (LUPC) will meet Monday (23 May) at 6:45 pm, Vera Davis Center, 610 California Ave, LA 90291. AGENDA INCLUDES: Informational...