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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Comments–28 July 2014

Jody Eldred As a former Segway owner, I’d loved to see the city require them to be driven only on bike paths. They previously have required them...

Lightening Strikes Venice Pier, Venice Beach area; One Dies; 13 Hurt

Lightening Strikes Venice Pier, Venice Beach...

Lightening struck both sides of the pier and around the Venice beach area at 2:20 pm today. One man struck has died.  It affected 13 people. Eight were...

Venice Bike Path Saga

Venice Bike Path Saga

(Bottom photo courtesy of David Graham-Caso.) These two photos were taken of the bike path last Monday as a result of comments from County Department of...

Geyser Wets Triangle

Fire hydrant hit by car. (Film by Heather Kahler.) Car hit water hydrant on Washington Blvd at Marr (close to Abbot Kinney) around 8:30 pm Sunday. Film...

City Excludes Some Machines from Beach Areas

Some Segways, the hybrid multiple-wheeled scooters, and the not shown hybrid, multiple-wheeled motorized scooter-type device, which is assumed to be similar...

AT&T “Again” at 737 Washington Blvd

The AT&T tower proposed for 737 Washington Blvd is back and will go thru the Land Use and Planning Committee (LUPC), according to a verbal agreement...

Scopa Owner Has a “Shared” Parking Plan

Steve Livigni. one of the owners of Scopa restaurant on Washington Blvd, proposed sharing the Scopa portion of the parking lot to other businesses on Washington....

Comfy?

Comfy?

Sunday man put rug down and moved on with chair, ice chest and sleeping bag. Sheriff moved him up and out before evening.

LAFCO Seeking Alternate Member

Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) for LA County is seeking an Alternate Public Member.  The member will serve until 2 May 2016; thereafter the...

July Beach Commission Meet Cancelled

The July 23 meeting of the Beach Commission has been cancelled.  There is no Beach Commission meeting in August, so the next scheduled meeting will take...