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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Nuisance Motels to be Renovated for Veterans

The LA Times carried an article about “Nuisance” motels, maybe as many as 500 units, being purchased by nonprofit and private developers, renovating...

Murez Wonders About Future of Wall; What about the Names

Jim Murez questioned whether Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) would be keeping the wall now that they plan to develop the site. That is an excellent...

Berke Tried to Change the US Soldier Image With This Poster

Berke Tried to Change the US Soldier Image...

(Published with permission of Margaret Berke for “information use only.” Margaret “Meg” Berke was handing out the posters to a...

Bonin Proposes 10K Reward for War Memorial Vandalism

Bonin Proposes 10K Reward for War Memorial...

Men of Metropolitan Transportation Authority worked Memorial Day to cover the lower eight feet of the wall which was vandalized with graffiti earlier....

New York Times Talks of LA Skid Row; Mentions Venice

By Kevin “Kip” Pardue This New York Times article was just sent my way…It’s an article looking deeply into the aging homeless population...

Editor’s Note–With Profuse Apology to Mark Ryavec

I messed up big time in reference to the flyer put out by Mark Ryavec, which I found out later was his, and which I commented on regarding the Mass, Scale,...

“You Are Not Forgotten”

“You Are Not Forgotten”

Men of Metro were at the wall early Memorial Day morning to cover the lower eight feet of the Memorial Wall, in respect for those names damaged by the...

Rudisill, Chair of LUPC Says No Loss of Property Rights

By Robin Rudisill I am pleased to announce that: The Sky is NOT Falling. (a personal statement by Robin Rudisill) That anyone will be losing 50% or any...

What’s Wrong With People; What’s Right With These Americans

What’s Wrong With People;  What’s...

(Photo by Stewart Oscars.) Earlier this week the Memorial Wall on Pacific Avenue listing 1275 American men and women missing in action (MIA) in Southeast...

LUPC Will Meet Tuesday, Foursquare

Land Use and Planing Committee will meet Tuesday (31 May) at 6:45 pm, Foursquare Church, 1400 Riviera Ave. Normally, LUPC meets First, fourth, and fifth...