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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Captain Morrison Initiates First “Coffee with a Cop” Meet

Captain Morrison Initiates First “Coffee...

VNC Outreach Officer Sima Kostovetsky, originator of “Coffee with a Cop,” an unidentified resident, and Captain Brian Morrison of Pacific Division...

Rats are Not Just on 3rd Ave

Rats are Not Just on 3rd Ave

(Photo courtesy of Brian Ulf.)Terrible to publish pictures of dead rats but … (21 August 2019) Rats are not just on 3rd Ave. These rats shown were...

Business Lady in Sacramento Gets Off on Governor Newsom

Note: This was sent in by Darlene Davis and rather than just put it in the comments on the weekly Venice Update, it was felt this side of the business...

Resident of Sidewalk on 3rd Ave Relates Experience with Rats and Fleas

Resident of Sidewalk on 3rd Ave Relates Experience...

By Rick Swinger (20 August 2019) This young man on video, David, works for the Venice BID and lives on sidewalk on 3rd.  He relates first hand what it...

BID Cleans and Protects and Hires ALL Clean Team Members Locally

BID Cleans and Protects and Hires ALL Clean...

(20 August 2019) BID (Business Improvement District) hires people from the street and many times off the sidewalks and offers them positions that allow...

County Health Installs Rat Bait Stations on Google Property on Hampton

(20 August 2019) Pedro Gutierrez of the LA County Public Health Department said he installed 10 rat bate stations on the Google property at 320 Hampton...

VNC Will Hear Kim’s Market, Tesuque

(16 August 2019) Venice Neighborhood Council (VNC) will hear the Tesuque Project at their 20 August meet. Members of VNC Administrative Committee voted...

Rat Infestation is Real Says Swinger, Upset with Argonaut Downplay

Rat Infestation  is Real Says Swinger, Upset...

Photo taken of dead Norway rat about 10:30 pm Thursday. The rat is in alley between Main Street Google building and Rose Cafe. (16 August 2019) Rick Swinger,...

Encampment Update — 15 August 2019

Encampment Update — 15 August 2019

They don’t want to get near Dorothea on Hampton Dr, south of Rose. Last week it was shown where Dorothea moved all the tenters on Hampton, south...

Encampment Update — 8, 9 August 2019

Encampment Update — 8, 9 August 2019

Brown tarp is back on Ocean Ave between North and South Venice Blvd. Most of those on Ocean have now moved to South Venice Blvd. The vans are gone from...