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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Kip Pardue Talks of Transient Homeless Living on Venice Blvd and Next to His House

Kip Pardue Talks of Transient Homeless Living...

By Kip Pardue Kip lives in a house in the Venice Median area between North and South Venice Blvd where 140 units are proposed in the parking lot.  The...

Preserve LA Says “No” to SB 827

Preserve LA Says “No” to SB 827

This illustration is by artist Anne Hars and shows a 5-story apartment building on West Adams next to an existing neighborhood.  Five-stories is the smallest...

Amy Alkon Talks of New Book

Amy Alkon Talks of New Book

Amy Alkon, local activist and the Advice Goddess columnist, gives talk regarding her new book Unf*ckology at the Grove 11 March.

Confessions of a Venice NIMBY

Confessions of a Venice NIMBY

By Christopher Wrede Note the author is a founding member of Venice Vision (fightbackvenice.org) Venice Vision argues that oversized housing projects and...

Register Your Bikes!

Register Your Bikes!

Junker Completes “Grizzly Bears Once Walked on Venice” Mural

Junker Completes “Grizzly Bears Once...

LA Muralist Eric Junker, who twice designed the annual Abbot Kinney Festival logo, has completed  a 70-foot mural at 1525 Abbot Kinney (aka “The Brig...

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...