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News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Weller’s Homeless Story–No. 4

Note: These are Weller’s stories of homeless in Venice. Names are always changed. Jake By Regina Weller Jake is a homeless alcoholic who has lived...

Abbot Kinney Parking Lot Gets Dedicated

Abbot Kinney Parking Lot Gets Dedicated

(Photo courtesy of Nick Antonicello.) Daryl Barnett addresses the audience Thursday morning to dedicate the Irving Tabor Court parking lot on Abbot Kinney...

Venice Beach Use to be Poetry and Espresso

Michael Lipson brought this great article find to Update’s attention. Back in the days, Venice Boardwalk hosted poetry and espresso as the “in”...

Comments–4 August 2015

Heather Kahler http://mynewsla.com/life/2015/07/28/free-the-nipples-group-to-go-topless-at-venice-beach-march/ Really. How incredibly selfish. As if we...

Java Mural Gets Cleaned, Preserved, Anti-Graffitied

Java Mural Gets Cleaned, Preserved, Anti-Graffitied

Java mural has been on building since 1975 at Dell and South Venice Blvd.

9th Annual VNC BBQ Saturday

9th Annual VNC BBQ Saturday

The VNC 9th annual BBQ will be noon to four at the Oakwood Recreation Center park, 767 California Ave. The sign says it all but it doesn’t mention...

“Encyclopedia of News Events” Goes to Google’s YouTube

Associated Press (AP), one of the premiere news suppliers throughout the years for newspapers, radio and television, and British Movietone, are dumping...

Garvey Says “No” to Broken-Window Policing

Garvey Says  “No” to Broken-Window...

By Richard Garvey Venice Resident and Public Health Researcher Last weekend the wonderful mural at Market and Main (a block from my house) was tagged by...

Help Identify Homeless in Your Area

Do you a homeless person in your area who needs help? Helen Stotler is working on a subcommittee of the Venice Forward project that is identifying homeless...

Weller’s Homeless Story—No. 3

Weller’s Homeless Story—No. 3

Regina Weller is both pastor of the Foursquare Church in Venice and LAPD chaplain, as is her husband Steve Weller. They are part of the LAPD Homeless Task...