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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Found Dog; Owner Doesn’t Want it; Dog Needs Good Home

Resident found dog under dumpster at Thatcher and Berkeley. Finds owner. Owner doesn’t want it. Now needs to find good home for dog. Sad story. “As...

Sierra Club to Picnic 16 Aug

Sierra Club Airport Marina Group will have a picnic on August 16th at Burton Chace Park, Pavilion A from 1 to 4:30 pm. Alan Shrake will speak for 5 to...

Resident Encounters Fed Ex Difficulties

By Amy Alcon This Fedex Dropoff box at the Staples at 1501 Lincoln Blvd (at Palms) is NOT picked up nightly as it is supposed to be. And Fedex apparently...

Fighting for the Rights of LA Landlords

By Bill Hooey, head of Fair Housing Coalition Here are four things that every landlord in the City of Los Angeles should be aware of. Item #1 – A Secret...

In Search of the Rose, I found an exquisite Orchid

By Roxanne Brown Going in search of The Rose Cafe, I found the White Orchid. Yes, we’ve been missing our Rose Cafe – low key, good food, reasonable...

Duvel Invests in Firestone Walker

Duvel Invests in Firestone Walker

Proposed building in 2013. Firestone Walker Brewery, which plans to open this year in the old World Gym building at Lincoln and Washington, has “collaborated”...

Man Shot at Groundworks Dies

A man who was shot by Los Angeles police after allegedly advancing on officers with a knife at a Venice coffee house has died, authorities said today.

VNC 9th Annual BBQ, 8 August

The Venice Neighborhood Council’s 9th annual Community BBQ & Potluck Picnic will be held on Saturday, August 8th, from Noon – 4 pm at...

Pets Get in AirBnB Act

By Keep Neighborhoods First Even pets are taking part in the “sharing economy!” Now you can rent a room at The Ellison, a rent-controlled historic...

NASA New Horizons “Phones Home” Safe after Pluto Flyby

Note: Based on press releases from NASA, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, and Southwest Research Institute. NASA’s New Horizons “Phones...