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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

BID Board Ready to Refund Money for 2017

BID Board Ready to Refund Money for 2017

Board members discuss refunding the 2017 monies collected. The members of the BID and other interested parties filled the six tables provided.   Board...

Swinger Updates Readers on 3rd and Rose and Surroundings

Swinger Updates Readers on 3rd and Rose and...

By Rick Swinger We are moving forward with the cleanup that has to be done everyday for the safety of the children that play at the beach, and of course,...

Ryavec Calls for Enforcement of Laws Prohibiting Sidewalk Encampments

The arrest of the alleged Surfside shooter, who was living on the sidewalk across from residences on Grand Boulevard in Venice, refocuses on the need for...

Man Shot on Windward by Homeless Man

A man was shot and wounded Wednesday at 10:30 pm in front of Surfside Bar and Grill at 23 Windward Ave.   The suspect, a homeless man who lived in an...

LADOT Open House for Great Streets

Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) will hold open house for the Venice Blvd “Great Streets” project, 14 March, 6 to 8 pm at the...

Measure H Funds Used to Increase Bridge Housing for Women

Los Angeles, CA (March 2, 2018) – The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority Commission has approved the allocation of $2.5 million in Measure H...

One LA Times Homeless Article Entitled NIMBYism Features Becky Dennison and William Hawkins Talking about the Venice Median Project– Pro and Con

      NIMBYism is one topic of the LA Times series of articles and this article  features Becky Dennison, director of the Venice Community...

Calling Creative Ones — VNC Wants New Logo — Prize

Calling Creative Ones — VNC Wants New...

  The Venice Neighborhood Council (VNC) has provided $2500 for the Outreach Committee to promote and advertise for a new logo that represents the...

LA Times To Be Commended on Their “Homeless” Articles; Wednesday’s Mental Institution Closure — Lanterman Told Audet He later Regretted His Legislation

The Venice Update commends the LA Times for their in-depth, subject-summary articles on the homeless. The LA Times has had an article a day regarding the...

St. Joseph Center Group Meets with Residents; Residents Felt Questions Not Answered

St. Joseph Center Group Meets with Residents;...

Members of the St. Joseph Center Panel. They are, left to right: Lucas Quass, attorney from Latham & Watkins; Tifara Monroe, vice president of operations;...