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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Ordinance Would Change 72-Hour Requirement to 24 for Homeless “stuff”

Article in last Wednesday’s (18 Feb) LA Times regarding and effecting downtown and Venice homeless states that City Attorney Mike Feuer has written...

Draught Tolerant Landscape

Draught Tolerant Landscape

Never Captures Yesterday as Only Never Can—V-J Day–1945

Never Captures Yesterday as Only Never Can—V-J...

Speedway and Washington. It is another Jonas Never creation or replica. (Photo taken by Alfred Eisenstaedt and published in Life magazine in 1945.) Jonas...

Life is Good!

Life is Good!

(Photo courtesy of Dotti Albertine.) Albertine says photo was shot with her iPhone Friday (13 Feb). It shows acrobats performing off the lifeguard station...

Mardi Gras 2015 Venice Style

Mardi Gras 2015 Venice Style

3018 Washington to Have Community Meet

3018 Washington to Have Community Meet

The owners for the proposed L’ol Restaurant at 3018 Washington will have a community outreach meet Wednesday on the project site from 6 to 8 pm to explain...

VNC Seeks Applicants for 2015-16 Community Improvement Project Funding

The Venice Neighborhood Council (VNC) is now accepting applications for community improvement projects in which funds up to $5,000 will be awarded to local...

County Wants Your Blood

LA County Beaches and Harbors will have a blood drive 24 February at Burton Chase Park from 10 am to 4 pm. To make an appointment, please contact Naomi...

Trees Wear Dots and Sashes

Trees Wear Dots and Sashes

One can see, at least along bike path, trees sporting orange dots and red and white belts or sashes. This is not a new fashion style for trees. Nor is...

Careful trashing that trash—Amy is Watching!

Amy Alcon, Venice resident and activist, has agreed to allow Update to reprint another of her classic Venice encounters that participants never forget,...