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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Design Control Board to Meet Wednesday

Department of Beaches and Harbors Design Control Board will meet Wednesday, 126 December at 1:30 pm, Burton Chase Park, 13650 Mindanao Way 90292.

Oxford Basin Progress Reported

Oxford Basin Progress Reported

By Los Angeles County Department of Public Works Note: This update of Oxford Basin progress is part of the commitment made by the LA County Department...

Saturday: Windy, Surfs Up, Mermaid Washes Up

Saturday: Windy,  Surfs Up, Mermaid Washes...

Saturday there was a northerly wind and the surf was up. Question is: Did the surf wash up the mermaid?

Bike Rental Goes to Wounded Warrior Program

Bike Rental Goes to Wounded Warrior Program

Two khaki bikes at VB Surf shop, Pacific and Washington, are for rent with all proceeds going to the Wounded Warrior program. One hour is $10 and all day...

Church Passes Out “Warm” Packs for Homeless

Church Passes Out “Warm” Packs...

Members of New Horizons Church of South Gate were in Windward Circle Sunday passing out “Keep Warm” packages for the homeless. Packages contained...

Bonin Wants Your Input on Homeless

The count is 44,000 homeless in Los Angeles County; 1000 in Venice. It is a crisis according to all City and County officials. Something is to be done...


Building on Work of Parking Reform Working Group, Package of 7 Motions Seeks to Dramatically Improve Management and Fairness for Parking in Los Angeles....

Could Sandman be Anderton?

Could Sandman be Anderton?

Mandalas suddenly appeared on Venice Beach and the designs were photographed by Wolf Seeberg. Bob Eklund, who does the “Looking Up” column,...

Camper Gets Fired

Camper Gets Fired

(Photo courtesy of Tim Bonefeld.) Camper near Vera Davis center caught on fire before December.

Adopt a Bulb! Be Part of the Legend!

Adopt a Bulb!  Be Part of the Legend!

(Photo courtesy of Venice Chamber of Commerce and Venice Paparazzi.) Yes, the bulbs in the Venice sign are up for adoption. Each bulb needs adoption, and...