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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

BID Gives Statistics; Announces Summer Hours

BID Gives Statistics; Announces Summer Hours

(17 June 2019) Business Improvement District (BID) announced their statistics for June. They also have increased their staff and given their hours for...

Fountain on 3rd Ave Continues to Spring Forth, Flowing with Stories

Fountain on 3rd Ave Continues to Spring Forth,...

(All photos courtesy of Rick Swinger.) (17 July 2019) The drinking fountain that appeared on 3rd Ave in Venice recently just does not stop flowing with...

Trash Snuggles Next to Fountain on 3rd

Trash Snuggles Next to Fountain on 3rd

(Photo courtesy of Rick Swinger.) (15 July 2019) No one knows why the fountain is bordered by trash. Of course, no one knew why the fountain appeared on...

Rick Swinger Passes Out Flea Collars for Dogs on 3rd Because of Fleas Rats Have

Rick Swinger Passes Out Flea Collars for...

(Photo courtesy of Rick Swinger.) (14 July 2019) Rick Swinger buys and passes out flea collars for all the dogs on 3rd. Along with the flea collars he...

3rd Gets Water Fountain

3rd Gets Water Fountain

(Photo courtesy of Rick Swinger.) (14 July 2019) Drinking fountain appears on east side of 3rd Ave.

Supreme Court Grants Extension for City of Boise Homeless Case to be Heard

(14 July 2019) This month the U.S. Supreme Court granted Theodore B. Olson and Theane Evangelis on behalf of the City of Boise an extension to ask the...

City Controller to Audit Measure HHH Money

(13 July 2019) Note: LA City Controller Ron Galperin plans to audit the Measure HHH money that is being used to build new permanent supportive housing....

SPARC Filled With Art and Art for 3.5 Miles on Venice Blvd

SPARC Filled With Art and Art for 3.5 Miles...

(13 July 2019) There were art booths, music, and food all around SPARC on Venice Blvd Saturday. Show was to go from 2 to 10 pm and include Mar Vista to...

LAPD Stands for Those Fallen at Pancake Breakfast

LAPD Stands for Those Fallen at Pancake Breakfast

(13 July 2019) Los Angeles Police Department, Pacific Division officers and cadets stand at attention to honor those fallen during the Pacific Division...

Dr. Drew Talks of Rat Population, Bubonic Plague, No Housing Crisis, Drugs

(13 July 2019) Dr. Drew says the 1.5 percent of the rat population has Bubonic Plague and when it reaches 2 percent, it will transfer to people. He also...