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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Resident of Sidewalk on 3rd Ave Relates Experience with Rats and Fleas

Resident of Sidewalk on 3rd Ave Relates Experience...

By Rick Swinger (20 August 2019) This young man on video, David, works for the Venice BID and lives on sidewalk on 3rd.  He relates first hand what it...

BID Cleans and Protects and Hires ALL Clean Team Members Locally

BID Cleans and Protects and Hires ALL Clean...

(20 August 2019) BID (Business Improvement District) hires people from the street and many times off the sidewalks and offers them positions that allow...

County Health Installs Rat Bait Stations on Google Property on Hampton

(20 August 2019) Pedro Gutierrez of the LA County Public Health Department said he installed 10 rat bate stations on the Google property at 320 Hampton...

VNC Will Hear Kim’s Market, Tesuque

(16 August 2019) Venice Neighborhood Council (VNC) will hear the Tesuque Project at their 20 August meet. Members of VNC Administrative Committee voted...

Rat Infestation is Real Says Swinger, Upset with Argonaut Downplay

Rat Infestation  is Real Says Swinger, Upset...

Photo taken of dead Norway rat about 10:30 pm Thursday. The rat is in alley between Main Street Google building and Rose Cafe. (16 August 2019) Rick Swinger,...

Encampment Update — 15 August 2019

Encampment Update — 15 August 2019

They don’t want to get near Dorothea on Hampton Dr, south of Rose. Last week it was shown where Dorothea moved all the tenters on Hampton, south...

Encampment Update — 8, 9 August 2019

Encampment Update — 8, 9 August 2019

Brown tarp is back on Ocean Ave between North and South Venice Blvd. Most of those on Ocean have now moved to South Venice Blvd. The vans are gone from...

Planter Boxes Created Unbelievable “In and Out” Frenzy in Venice

Planter Boxes Created Unbelievable “In...

(Photo courtesy of Matt Fisher.) Planters removed and placed on parking lot of Lincoln Hardware.) Planter boxes were certainly the story of the week in...

Forced to Accept Shelter?

By Darryl DuFay In the article, see below, is another homeless wrinkle with a statement from Governor Newsom that “there is compassion fatigue out there.”...

LUPC Sends 600 Mildred Back to VNC

LUPC Sends 600 Mildred Back to VNC

Kim’s Market, Tesuque Market …  Both markets, both proposals all most read the same. Kim’s market proposal for a restaurant, bar was...