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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Santa Monica Wants Venice Support for Sports Venue

Note: This is press release by Steve Weinberg for the “Bring Ice and Field Sports Complex to Santa Monica.” See also Ivan Says “No”–...

Sierra Club to meet 20 October

Sierra Club Airport Marina group will meet Tuesday, 20 October, 7 pm at Burton Chase Park, 13650 Mindanao Way, 90292. Next meet will be 10 November same...

Supervisors Approve MDR Six-Story Hotel

Supervisors Approve MDR Six-Story Hotel

Site for new MDR Marriott hotel that will be six, instead of 19, stories with 288 rooms. County board of supervisors approved a lease for a six-story,...

Senator Ben Allen Speaks to Venice Chamber

Senator Ben Allen Speaks to Venice Chamber

Members of the Venice Chamber of Commerce with California Senator Ben Allen on the Ocean Front Walk Boardwalk after a chamber meet Wednesday. From left...

Fall Festival at Lutheran Church

Fall Festival at Lutheran Church

Don’t miss the “Derby Garage” and Tattoo Booth at the the Venice Lutheran Church’s annual Fall Festival Saturday, 17 October from...

Residents Appeal Builder of Three-Story Homes

By Mike Benvo, Eric Bress, and Barbara Duker Many homeowners in the Oxford Triangle area are opposed to the “mansionization” that has recently...

Chris Williams–Service Date and Remembrances

(Photo provided by Ana Petrova.) A Memorial Service for Chris Williams, who passed away last week, will be held Sunday, October 18, 4 pm at the First Lutheran...

Comments–5 October 2015

Peter Griswold Duck Pond This project appears to be getting done by civil service. There is obviously lots of labor intensive over built improvements....

“Sea Eagle” Scouting

Diane Spurlin, Update’s bird authenticator, says it is an Osprey. Diane says they are “a fish-eating sea eagle.” “Beautiful, isn’t...

City Planning Hears STR Voices

City Planning Hears STR Voices

The Mar Vista Park Auditorium bulged out the double-door entries with people eager to express themselves for or against the short-term rentals (STR). People...