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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Comments–26 October 2015

Mark Merritt Someone dropped an iPad in front of my house this morning (Friday 10/23). Anyone who can describe it and unlock it can come claim it. They...

1656 Corner Heard Thursday; Two-Week Wait

1656 Corner Heard Thursday; Two-Week Wait

Case was heard last Thursday. According to Jim Murez, the case is on hold for two weeks waiting for more input. Basically, what is occurring is the owner...

Short-Term Rentals Metastasize

By Darryl Dufay, editor of Voice of Canals “Free enterprise” in Short-Term Rentals (STR) is alive and well and is moving quickly towards the degrading...

LUPC to Meet Monday, Vera Davis

Land Use and Planning Committee (LUPC) will meet at the Vera Davis Family Source Center, 610 California (at Electric) at 6:30 pm Monday, 26 October.

Arches to Return?–Part Two

Arches to Return?–Part Two

Betsy Goldman, former Argonaut columnist and Venice historian, provided proof that the arches removed from 57-69 Windward should have been replaced. A...

Bean Keeps them Laughing Opening Night; Galanter Gives Tribute Poem

Bean Keeps them Laughing Opening Night; Galanter...

Orson Bean captured his packed audience opening night the minute he walked on the set and kept them laughing to the end. He thumbed thru the highlights...

Biker’s Code Amended

Section 21201 of the Vehicle Code is amended to read: (a) No person shall operate a bicycle on a roadway unless it is equipped with a brake that will enable...

Bike Law Changes–Rear Light

New law for bikers requires that bike be equipped with a red reflector or a solid or flashing red light with a built-in reflector visible from a distance...

Car Crashes Claim 11 Teens Per Day

By California Highway Patrol, Southern Division Traffic collisions are the number one killer of teenagers in the United States, ending more young lives...

Court Rejects City and County Motions for Summary Judgement; Venice Beach Public Nuisance Case Heads to Trial

(Venice, CA/10/21/15) This morning Superior Court Judge Gregory Alarcon denied motions by the City and County of Los Angeles to dismiss the Venice Stakeholders...