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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Sign Allows Police to Enter

Sign Allows Police to Enter

(Photo courtesy of Carmel Beaumont.) If your backyard is gated and locked, the police need your permission to enter. If you are absent, the sign allows...

Encampment Update — 17 December

Encampment Update  — 17 December

Update of the encampments is that the encampments have not changed too much from last week. Good news is that much of the garbage shown last week at west...

2018 Venice Canals Boat Parade

2018 Venice Canals Boat Parade

The Venice Canals had its own kids’ rock band this year.

Safran’s Group Meets with Residents of the Oxford Triangle to Show Their Project

Safran’s Group Meets with Residents...

Thomas Safran and Associates met with member of the Oxford Triangle to display their latest ideas for the Oxford Triangle Thatcher Yard. Safran plans to...

Original Venice Gondola Getting Patched and Ready for Paint

Original Venice Gondola Getting Patched and...

The original Venice Canals gondola is getting its bottom side patched ready for black paint. Black was the original color. Stewart Oscars is doing the...

MTA Site Passes Coastal Commission

The MTA site selected for Bridge Housing passed the California Coastal Commission today. The site at Sunset between Pacific and Main will provide temporary...

Behind the Scenes of the MTA Site Selection

By Darryl DuFay This news is not unexpected. A little clarification of the LA Times article.   The author might have included some other important aspects...

City Council Approves Short-Term Rental Regulation

City Council passed a long awaited short-term rental regulation.  It will allow for less than 30-day rentals in a home occupied by an owner.  The owner...

City Council Approves MTA for Bridge Housing

City Council approved the MTA lot on Sunset in Venice between Pacific and Main for Bridge Housing Tuesday.  They also approved a  homeless shelter in...

Encampment Update — 10 December

Encampment Update — 10 December

Penmar Park west of golf course is definitely the worst of the encampments if for no other reason than the trash accumulated.  Encampments were observed...