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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Crime in Venice for Week—23 Feb Thru 3 March

According to Spotcrime.com these are the weekly crime figures for Venice. One can get a report from Spotcrime.com by signing up. Report can cover as many...

Sheriff Patrols Bike Path

Sheriff Patrols Bike Path

Sheriff’s deputy asks camping man to move on. Sheriff deputies keeps an eye on loiters in the bike path area particularly near the duck pond, Oxford...

Yard Gets Boarded

Yard Gets Boarded

The empty yard has been an attraction to the homeless. Lately homeless have individually come and used it. Windows were broken recently and a house across...

It’s the Wheel of Whimsy of Yester-Year

It’s the Wheel of Whimsy of Yester-Year

Robin Murez, who seems to have that special knack of capturing a single moment of joyful excitement in a simple product that replicates yesterday, just...

Water Recedes; Wildlife Out and About

Birds loved the rain and when the tide went down, water from the duck pond (Oxford Retention Basin) was released into the Marina. All the Egrets (white...

Scopa Seeking Plan Approval from City

Scopa Seeking Plan Approval from City

Scopa restaurant at 2905-2907 Washington is requesting an increase in restaurant square footage from 4008 to 5000 and increase of occupancy from 100 to...

Small Lot Subdivision Hearing for 530-532 Grand

Small lot subdivision for 530-532 Grand Ave will be heard 20 March at 9:30 am. Formerly two dwellings, owner wants to subdivide for three in the RD1.5...

609-609 ½ Rose Ave Appeal to Be Heard

Marie Hammond is appealing the decision that involved change of use of a commercial building to a restaurant and office with a full line of alcoholic beverages....

LUPC to Hear Google and 321 Sunset

Land Use and Planning Committee (LUPC) will hear both Google at 320 Hampton and 321 Sunset Wednesday, 6:45 pm at Oakwood Recreational Center, 767 California...

Google Hosts Outreach for Community

Google had a two-hour plus outreach meeting with the community regarding their planned 13,200 square foot mezzanine addition to an existing 68,573 square...