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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Wednesday and Thursday it Rained in Venice — It Does Rain in California

Venice is living proof that it rains in California. Wednesday and Thursday it rained and occasionally very hard during the those days. The water gets washed to the ocean, or in the case below, to the Grand Canal.

The Oxford Retention Basin water backed up into the Oxford Triangle. This happens when the Oxford Basin is filled and there is a high tide. Relief is water backing up into the Oxford Triangle and Oxford Ave north of Washington Blvd.

Oxford, north of Washington, had the City out early Thursday morning draining the water for dispersion onto Mildred. Oxford Triangle was not as fortunate. The street was roped off and water was to the door steps

(Photo courtesy of Mike Benvo.)

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