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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Go fly a kite, build a sand kastle!

Go fly a kite, build a sand kastle!

Comments — 17 September 2018

Pat Ducey Note: This is in reference to article about Dr. Kenneth Wright proposing using Fort Ord for a homeless “Township,” such as boys town....

Beautification Areas are Increasing — Now Staples

Beautification Areas are Increasing —...

Staples started a beautification program on the north side of their property and are awaiting funds to do the same on the south side.

Vintage Motorcycle Rally 22 September

Vintage Motorcycle Rally 22 September

Abbot Kinney Festival 30 Sept

Abbot Kinney Festival 30 Sept

  Abbot Kinney Festival will be Sunday, 30 September from 10 am to 6 pm on Abbot Kinney Blvd.

VNC to Meet Monday, not Tuesday

The Venice Neighborhood Council, which always meets the third Tuesday of the month, will meet Monday this month because of Yom Kippur. The meet will be...

Rapkin Article in Argonaut Makes Incorrect Statement Regarding Venice Chamber Endorsement of MTA Lot for Bridge Housing; Francisco Explains What Happened

Michael Rapkin wrote an op-ed (opinion-oeditorial) article for the Argonaut this week that thru some missteps misrepresents the Venice Chamber of Commerce’s...

DuFay Says Rose Apartment Project Not Compatible with Community

DuFay Says Rose Apartment Project Not Compatible...

Top: South side. Far left. The gas station at Lincoln. 720 Rose is in the middle. Bottom: North side. For comparison, Whole Foods is the wide building...

80-year-old pushed to ground by homeless person

80-year-old pushed to ground by homeless...

George Ivanovics, 80 years old, was pushed to the ground by a homeless person at 1 pm Wednesday (12 September) near Speedway and Sunset, according to...

VSA Says “No” to Rose Apartment Project and Gives Reasons

VSA Says “No” to Rose Apartment...

Mark Ryavec, president of the Venice Stakeholders Association (VSA), provided a list of reasons the controversial Rose Avenue (718 – 720 Rose) apartments...