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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Oxford Triangle Association Reaches Out to Residents

The newly formed Oxford Triangle Association (OTA) is reaching out to members of the community in an effort to unite all residents to fight the proposed...

Amy Alkon Tells One How to Turn Strangerhoods into Neighborhoods

Amy Alkon is a Venetian who is a journalist, syndicated advice columnist, author and blogger.  She contributed a column for the Update years ago. Her...

Water Backs Up Into Oxford Triangle … As If It Hadn’t Been Fixed

Water Backs Up Into Oxford Triangle …...

Water from Oxford Basin backs up into low areas of Oxford Triangle, as if the complete revamp of the Oxford Basin had never happened. It took a year to...

Wellers’ Homeless Story — No 19

           LINDSAY RETURNS HOME           (Names have been changed.) Note:  Donations may be sent to the Wellers as follows:  Checks should...

Transparency of City Officials is Questionable

Many Venetians have written the CAO office to get the appraisals of the properties, to obtain the criteria used, to determine that the Venice Median, Thatcher...

Thank You—LAPD, Councilman– Encampment at Walgreens

Thank You—LAPD, Councilman– Encampment...

The Walgreens encampment is gone. It packed up after the Venice Update published an open letter to Councilman Mike Bonin and the new LAPD Captain last...

Homeless Committee Charity Fund Raiser Funds Reach $6500 and Continues Upward

Homeless Committee of the Venice Neighborhood Council (VNC) reported last week that their concert fund raiser had raised $5000 to benefit Miracle Messages,...

Live/Sleep LAMC 85.02 will be Law 7 January

Live/Sleep LAMC 85.02 will be Law 7 January

(Photo courtesy of John Betz.) The rewritten LAMC 85.02, defining where and when live/sleep vehicles can park on city streets, will go into effect and...

3rd Avenue Gets Cleaned as do the Residents on Fridays

3rd Avenue Gets Cleaned as do the Residents...

Lava Mae, managed by Jasmin Kozowy, comes each Friday close to 8:30 am and leaves close to noon to provide clean showers for those living on 3rd Avenue....

CD11 Candidates Status

CD11 Candidates Status

This is the status of the CD11 candidates as of 9 December. The “Q” means qualified and the “W” means the person has withdrawn....