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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Comments — 21 April 2018

Note: There is an email version of the Venice Update and it comes out on Mondays and incorporates the weeks’ web inputs and has comments. Seldom...

3rd Ave Transforms Overnight from Homeless Haven to Graffiti Galore Glory

3rd Ave Transforms Overnight from Homeless...

Oh my goodness!!!  What happened to 3rd Ave? The 3rd Ave that has been described in the Update many times as being filled with homeless was completely...

Ryavec Proposes Pursuit of Just De-Annexing Venice

Mark Ryavec proposed that cities formerly independent can opt out of being part of  Los Angeles via legislation.  This he proposed at the VEXIT Town...

Venice has 43.5 Percent of CD11 Homeless; 66.7 Percent of CD11 Youth

Darryl DuFay,  after finding some more figures for the homeless sheltered, unsheltered, has come up with some revealing statistics for CD11. By Darryl...

“1200 Homes for Vets on VA Campus” Hears from Brentwood Homeowners Association

The Brentwood Homeowners Association sent a five-page letter to United States Department of Veteran Affairs regarding a plan for what went out in a press...

420 in Venice

420 in Venice

(Photo courtesy of Alberto Bevacqua.) Venice sign was lighted Friday, 20 April (4/20). Leaves were constructed by Al and Ara Bevacqua. 420 is a code-term...

Earth Day Sunday 22 April — Plant and Beautify

By Taylor Bazley, Venice deputy for Councilman Mike Bonin, On Earth Day, Sunday April 22nd, community members are hitting the streets of Venice to grow...

Can Venice Exit (VEXIT) the City of Los Angeles?

Can Venice Exit (VEXIT) the City of Los Angeles?

Left to right are moderator Hollie Stenson and panelists Mayor Fred Gaines of Calibasas; Joe Piasecki, managing editor of the Argonaut; and Marcus Ruiz...

Hit and Run Kills Man Sleeping in Sleeping Bag

Hit and Run Kills Man Sleeping in Sleeping...

Note: This information was obtained from the KTLA cameraman who was still on the scene. A man sleeping in his sleeping bag on the sidewalk on Wavecrest...

Venice Blvd Homeless Encampment Goes

Venice Blvd Homeless Encampment Goes

(Photo by William Hawkins) This was the Venice Blvd encampment. Sanitation moving stuff out Thursday. (Photo by William Hawkins.) After the cleanup. The...