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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Encampments in Venice — An Update — 2 November

Encampments in Venice — An Update —...

In last Venice Update it was reported that three encampments in Venice needed attention and praise was givento LAPD for four encampments that had been...

Masters in the Chapel Concerts Start in December

Masters in the Chapel will start next month at the FirstLutheran Church in Venice, 815 Venice Blvd. This 4-concert, music series runs from December –...

Homeless man injured 3rd and Rose area on Halloween

Homeless man injured 3rd and Rose area on...

(Photo courtesy of Rick Swinger.) Police were summoned to Rose at Hampton and a homeless man was taken to the hospital Halloween day. Two stories — police...

NASA Retires Kepler Space Telescope, Passes Planet-Hunting Torch

By Bob Eklund After nine years in deep space collecting data that indicate our sky to be filled with billions of hidden planets — more planets even...

Housing? Sure, Elsewhere

By Darryl DuFay Steve Lopez homeless propagandist interjects himself into the “Bridge Home” debate. Chris Tilly of the VCHC Board of Director’s...

Encampments at Venice Blvd, Carter, and Harding Need to Move On — 26 October

Encampments at Venice Blvd, Carter, and Harding...

The good news is that encampments at Lake St, Harrison Ave, around Staples and at Penmar Park, with the exception of one tent, are gone. Hats off to LAPD....

Metro holds first open house for MTA site envisioning by Venetians

Metro holds first open house for MTA site...

Three groups on one side of the room. Metro Joint Development met with Venetians for first time to obtain input as to what they would like on the  MTA...

St. Joseph Center Group Meets with Community

St. Joseph Center Group Meets with Community

Members of St. Joseph Center who meet with community members. From left to right Angela Day, operations manager; Paul Rubenstein vice president of development...

Scooter CVC Rules of the Road

By Darryl DuFay Venice LAPD personnel were notified two months ago about current CA Vehicle Codes (CVC), relating to electric scooters such as Bird and...

Legal Issues Cloud the Cleanup of the Homeless Encampments at El Pueblo and Venice

Carol Sobel, civil rights attorney and resident of Santa Monica, “filed a federal law suit asking the court to intervene in camp cleanups in Venice.”...