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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Comments–22 August 2016


Gregg Jacobus

Mail theft has been a significant problem in Mar Vista. On August 25th, at 6:30 p.m., the Mar Vista Community Council Committee on Public Safety will be holding a special meeting on the topic of mail theft. In attendance will be staff members from the office of US Rep. Karen Bass, representatives of the US Postal Inspection Service, and detective(s) from the LAPD Pacific Division’s Property Crimes Bureau. This will held at the Windward School, 11350 Palms Blvd.


homeless_edited-1Yesterday morning, this homeless woman rushed me/pushed me grabbed my phone and threw it on a roof. The police did not take a report but said they would keep an eye out for her. Their comment: “let’s hope she doesn’t remember you”.

This morning, this very same woman attacked my neighbor. The police who responded this time took it very seriously and filed a report for both incidents.

Long story short, I implore Mike’s Office to take this homeless situation more seriously before some other citizen becomes a tragic headline. Setting up more resources to attract and accommodate

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