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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Hot Pancakes at Fire House 14 May

Hot Pancakes at Fire House 14 May

Annual Pancake Breakfast at Venice Fire House, 1930 Shell Ave, Saturday, 14 May from 8 am to noon.

WatchDawg’s Rick Feibusch Leaves Venice

WatchDawg’s Rick Feibusch Leaves Venice

Rick Feibusch, longtime activist and author of the “tell-it-like-it-is” Venice WatchDawg is leaving Venice for Santa Rosa, California. Whenever...

Bonin Says: “Vera Davis Center Not Closing”

Note: This is a release directly from the Councilmember Mike Bonin. Also read the Update story http://veniceupdate.com/2016/05/04/vera-davis-center-not-closing/...

Bike Corrals next to short red at corners and crosswalks in Santa Monica

Bike Corrals next to short red at corners...

Merchants of Abbot Kinney, headed by Elisa James, along with the council office and department of transportation are checking all the coloring of the curbs...

Planet Mercury Makes Rare Transit of Sun on May 9

(Note that there is no sound.) NASA is inviting viewers around the world to see a rare celestial event, with video coverage of the transit of the Sun by...

Fuzzball Found and Home

Fuzzball Found and Home

Fuzzball, who has been missing since 14 September, is home and loved. She was gone four months but just got notification.

Oversize Vehicle Signs for Abbot Kinney in the Works

Oversize Vehicle Signs for Abbot Kinney in...

Oversized vehicle signs for Abbot Kinney Blvd from Venice to Washington are forthcoming according to Chuy Orozco, senior field deputy for Councilman Mike...

Gateway Apartments Opens for Chronically Homeless and Disabled

Gateway Apartments Opens for Chronically...

Gateway,a 21-unit apartment complex at 13368 Beach Ave., held an opening ceremony Wednesday (4 May). Gateway is now home to 21 formerly chronically and...

“Walk with Buddy” Comments Not All True about Oxford Retention Basin

Last issue the Update had an article about the Oxford Retention Basin and walking with Buddy, a worker, who was forthcoming with his statements. Unfortunately,...

Architect John Reed Gives Reasons VNC Should Not Support Mass, Scale, and Character Draft Document

John Reed, local architect and former member of the Land Use and Planning Committee, has sent a letter to the Venice Neighborhood Council (VNC) asking...