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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

99-Cent Store on Washington Blvd Burns

99-Cent Store on Washington Blvd Burns

(22 July 2019) The 99-Cent store in 12000 block of Washington Blvd caught on fire this morning.

Man found dead in alley near 5th and Rose

(22 July 2019) Man found dead Sunday evening in alley near 5th Ave and Rose. https://abc7.com/lapd-investigating-suspicious-death-of-man-in-venice/5410313/

New LUPC to Meet Thursday, 25 July

(22 July 2019) The new board for the Land Use and Planning Committee (LUPC), chaired by Alix Gucovsky, will meet Thursday 7 pm at the Oakwood Recreation...

Flyer Says March to Mayor Garcetti’s House 31 August

Flyer Says March to Mayor Garcetti’s...

Nothing is known about this other than the facts stated on the flyer.

AT&T 5G network comes to Venice

AT&T 5G network comes to Venice

(Photo by Noel Johnston.) (19 July 2019) These boxes are appearing throughout Venice which means that the 5G network is coming to or is in Venice. Noel...

Larry Bell Artist and Sculptor to Have Show

Larry Bell, long-time resident on Market Street and now artist-in-residence at the Twentieth Church Christ Scientist in Venice, will have a show at 7...

Council Fails to Pass Extension of 85.02

Note:  This story is reprinted here from the VeniceStakeholdersAssociation.org website with permission from Mark Ryavec.   The City Council is in recess...

Crime and LUPC Selection Main Focus for VNC Meet

By Angela McGregor (17 July 2019) Venice Neighborhood Council board meeting Tuesday consisted of a crime report for the area, approving the neighborhood...

BID Gives Statistics; Announces Summer Hours

BID Gives Statistics; Announces Summer Hours

(17 June 2019) Business Improvement District (BID) announced their statistics for June. They also have increased their staff and given their hours for...

Fountain on 3rd Ave Continues to Spring Forth, Flowing with Stories

Fountain on 3rd Ave Continues to Spring Forth,...

(All photos courtesy of Rick Swinger.) (17 July 2019) The drinking fountain that appeared on 3rd Ave in Venice recently just does not stop flowing with...