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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Santa’s Sleigh Does Ride Again — December 9, 10, 11

Santa’s Sleigh Does Ride Again —...

Why this information is so hard to obtain is beyond this writer’s comprehension. If it were not for Chris Cerbo, this info would not be available...

Venice Sign Gets Lighted with the Help of Assemblymember Autumn Burke

Venice Sign Gets Lighted with the Help of...

State Assemblymember Autumn Burke with George Francisco, vice president of the Venice Neighborhood Council behind the stage at the Venice Sign Lighting...

Encampment Update — 5 December 2019

Encampment Update — 5 December 2019

Westminster Senior Center Park is cleared of all transients.  Lincoln Blvd encampment at Flower is gone.  It was there at 9 am and gone at noon on Thursday. ...

Gondola Gets Gussied Up for Christmas

Gondola Gets Gussied Up for Christmas

The last known surviving Venice Gondola that use to “sprint” where the asphalt is now in front of it just keeps getting better. The latest...

Swinger Gets Chased on 3rd Ave While Filming

Note:  Rick Swinger is a large man.  Today, Friday 6 December, he and Craig Anthony were filming the pollution on 3rd Ave when two vagrants ran after...

Shawn Stern Captures the Emergence of the Bridge Home in Venice

The MTA lot continues its transformation to the Bridge Home concept. Shawn Stern has captured the movement this week for Monday (2 December) and Wednesday...

Santa’s Sleigh Has Come and Gone

Santa’s Sleigh  Has Come and Gone

Apologies to all. Venice Update goofed big time! The Santa Sleigh ride was not published in time. The Sleigh arrivals all happened on one day. Normally,...

Fight Back Venice Loses Case; City Wins Their Case; The People Lose Their Protection of the Law

If you can’t win in court, pass a law and make it retroactive. That appears to be the way to beat Fight Back Venice. Fight Back Venice sued over...

US Supreme Court To Decide About Appeal to 9th Circuit Court Decision

Justices of the US Supreme Court will decided behind closed doors this Friday (6 Dec) or next Friday (13 Dec) whether to consider the appeal to the 9th...

Eighth Annual Venice Sign Lighting Saturday, 7 December

Eighth Annual Venice Sign Lighting Saturday,...

And Who will light the Venice sign? Always a question of who the celebrity will be and the answer never comes until after dark, sometimes 6 pm and sometimes...