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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Join Venice Pier Group to Clean the Beach, 14 April

As part of the Heal the Bay Adopt-a-Beach program, Peter Ruiz of Venice Pier Project will be cleaning the beach and invites all to join in, Sunday, 9 to...

Venice LCP Pop Up Office, 18 April

Planning will hold a “pop up” office for the Venice Local Coastal input 18 April 4 to 6 pm at the Venice Public Library, 501 Venice Ave. Appointments...

Safran Explains Building for Thatcher Yard to Oxford Triangle Residents

Residents of the Oxford Triangle assembled Saturday morning to hear representatives of Thomas Safran Associates explain what they plan to put on the old...

Proposition 47 — Good or Bad?

Venetians have been talking about Proposition 47 — good or bad?  It passed in the November 2014 election. Note:  After researching and writing...

Encampment Update — 5 April 2019

Encampment Update — 5 April 2019

The good news is that two places disappeared this week–McDonalds and the post office. Both clean. The bad news is that two places increased in size–North...

Metro Provides Review of Community Input for MTA Site

Metro Provides Review of Community Input...

Metropolitan Transit Authority (Metro, MTA, Division 6) has finished the community input portion for the development of the 3.2 acres located at Sunset...

Claudia Ramirez Dons Outfit to Clean Her Alley

Claudia Ramirez Dons Outfit to Clean Her...

Claudia Ramirez dons gloves, mask, and shovel to clean her alley. She just lacks the haz-mat coverall.

Venice’s Old Post Office Area No Longer Has Encampment

Venice’s Old Post Office Area No Longer...

In front of Venice’s old post office area at Windward, a lady stayed for weeks and weeks.  She got on the encampment list because of her situation. ...

Pier Hoax Alerts All Services

Pier Hoax Alerts All Services

By Peter Ruiz Someone called in around 6 am Saturday morning saying they were going to jump off the end of the Venice Pier. Police responded with squad...

Let’s Sue Until We Take Back California …

Note: This is another story, such as Kathryn Johann’s was for the 18 March Update. These stories exemplify the frustration Venetians see and feel...