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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

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...

Bridge Home Questions Can Be Answered

Bridge Home Questions Can Be Answered

Augmented Shelters Open 24 Hours Now–Oakwood Rec, Westchester Senior Center

Augmented Shelters Open 24 Hours Now–Oakwood...

This is the Venice augmented shelter at Oakwood Recreation Center that opened Tuesday. Their facility will hold 100. Thanksgiving Day they had about five...

Bridge Home at MTA Site Becomes a Little More Concrete

Bridge Home at MTA Site Becomes a Little...

(Photos by Shawn Stern)  Pacific Ave facing east. By Shawn Stern Concrete pump came in early this morning (26 November) as it was there when I woke up...

VA Building 207 Renovation Costs Per Unit $528K, not $900K

The Venice Update ran an article the last week of October where it was reported that the remodeling figures for Veteran Affairs building 207 were over...