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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Hanna Has Motion He Feels Will Work for All with the “Great Streets” Project

By Elliot Hanna, Community Director of Mar Vista Community Council  We all know that the Venice Blvd “Great Streets” implementation has polarized...

Re-Code Document Ready for Review

City Planning has been trying to standardize the review of all projects before the City.  City Planning team called Re:code now has a document for review....

MV Transportation Committee Votes Motion to Restore Venice Blvd Lanes; Three Motions for Tues MVCC Meet

MV Transportation Committee Votes Motion...

By Kenneth Marek An overflow crowd of approximately 60 people attended Mar Vista Community Council’s Transportation & Infrastructure Committee...

New Ordinance Proposes to Fast-track and Facilitate Venice Median and Thatcher Yard “Affordable” Projects

City of LA Planning is proposing a Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) Ordinance that will remove many of the restrictions and fast-track the process for...

Stop Dumping on 3rd Ave; Totally Unsanitary; Causing Rat Infestation; Leading to Diseases

Stop Dumping on 3rd Ave; Totally Unsanitary;...

People dump perishables on 3rd Ave where the homeless have settled for years. Perishables are open to flies, rats, and whatever else is available. There...

Will Birds Go Green?

Will Birds Go Green?

Draining, from what was back of Brennan’s Pub, was a stream of green going to drain. Is this the drain that goes to the Oxford Retention Basin. If...

Reverend Steven Weller Dies; Services Will Be Saturday at 10 am, Foursquare Church

Reverend Steven Weller Dies; Services Will...

The Honorable Reverend Steven Weller of Venice Foursquare Church and Director of the LAPD Homeless Task Force died at home in his church with his wife...

Venice AfterBurn — The Last Art Crawl for Year, 21 September

By Sunny Bak Coming off a successful third Venice Art Crawl, the VAC is now preparing for their fourth event of the year on the last day of summer, Thursday,...

Dumping on 3rd, in Venice is Reaching Critical Status

Dumping on 3rd, in Venice is Reaching Critical...

This is on Rose at 3rd. People meaning well drop boxes of various perishables for the homeless. These are two men with a truck load. Why don’t they...

Birds Come and Go at Oxford Basin

Birds Come and Go at Oxford Basin

The Oxford Retention Basin suddenly had a flock of birds who sat on the “S” divider posing for pictures and then, as quickly as they came,...