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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Marina del Rey will Have Fireworks 4 July

Marina del Rey will have fireworks this 4th of July off the jetty in Marina del Rey starting between 9 and 9:30 pm.

Scooter Sizzles as it Hits Canal Water

Scooter Sizzles as it Hits Canal Water

Photo provided by DuFay or Nextdoor. (28 June 2019)Scooter sizzles as it hits the canal waterway. Darryl DuFay, who reports for the Venice Update, lives...

LAPD to Continue Protecting Sanitation Workers During Homeless Cleanups

Note: A new program for cleaning the encampments was agreed to by City Council members Friday and reported by the LA Times. “Services not Sweeps”...

Do motor homes use the storm drains to dump?

Do motor home owners dump their sewers into the curbside storm drains? Yes, they do. Some will pull up, whip out the sewer hose and dump. Some can pull...

It is Illegal to Ride or Park Scooters on Walk Streets! Sidewalks!

It is illegal to ride or park a scooter, dockless e-bike, or minicycle on the sidewalks, including the walk streets throughout Venice and the narrow sidewalks...

Two Bills Strip Cities of Their Power over Developers

By Preserve LA (24 June 2019) Every neighborhood in Los Angeles is threatened by two game-changing developer bills now moving quickly through the legislature...

RV Towing Bill is Up for Revision

(24 June 2019) AB516 the RV Towing Bill, as amended, will allow a person in an RV to remain on the street after five citations plus 10 days. He will be...

Venice has 49% of CD11 Unsheltered; Count Shows Drop in Sheltered and Increase in Unsheltered

Venice has 49% of CD11 Unsheltered;  Count...

By Darryl DuFay (23 June 2019) This is about the latest Homeless Street Count for Venice and Council District 11. Venice is one of ten CD11 communities....

Encampment Update — 21 June 2019

The good news is that the encampment at Coeur d’Alene is gone but it looks like the inhabitants are looking and squatting in the Naples alley and...

Venice Art Crawl Joins Joins Mar Vista Music and Art Walk, 13 July