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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Venice Beach Firefighters Put Out Trash Can Fire

Venice Beach Firefighters Put Out Trash Can...

Venice Beach firefighters put out trash can fire on Marina del Rey property. Trash can melted to almost nothing by the time the firefighters got there....

Changes Coming to Mello Act Discussed at Thursday Meeting

By Angela McGregor Thursday night, January 30th, officials from the City Planning Office presented the preliminary draft Mello Act Ordinance to a packed...

Councilmembers Demand Mandatory Fire Sprinkler Systems in Residential High-Rises

LOS ANGELES – Renewing an effort to protect people living in high-rise residential buildings, a trio of City Councilmembers have proposed legislation...

LA City Planning Plans to Include Vacation Rentals in Home-Sharing Ordinance

Los Angeles City Planning is developing an ordinance to include owner occasionally-used vacation rentals as short-term rentals.   This would be a change...

First Verdant Venice Tree Walk Super Bowl Sunday, Early

First Verdant Venice Tree Walk Super Bowl...

By Angela McGregor Join the first Verdant Venice Committee (VVC) Sunday, 3 February, for a tree and bird walk, beginning at 9 am at the corner of Mildred...

Oxford Triangle Signs Up for Private Security Service

Oxford Triangle Signs Up for Private Security...

Oxford Triangle has joined the Silver Strand and Venice Canal areas in obtaining a private source for patrolling their streets, alleys, and providing other...

Dr. Drew Says Not Housing Crisis, Addiction, Mentally Ill

Dr. Drew says it is not a housing problem.  It is addiction, mentally ill and we have made drugs legal without enforcement. Dr. Drew  

LUPC to Hear the Proposed 40-Unit Site on Lincoln Blvd, Monday, 3 February

LUPC to Hear the Proposed 40-Unit Site on...

  Land Use and Planning Committee (LUPC) of the Venice Neighborhood Council (VNC) will hear the proposed 40-unit project by Venice Community Housing, ...

Heal the Bay Talks of Storm Water Pollution

By Rick Swinger You just now noticed? Why don’t you test for EColi and other toxins at the Rose Ave Storm Drain? The human feces from that 3rd Ave unregulated...

San Francisco’s Man in Charge of Cleaning the Streets Arrested on Corruption Charges

Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru was arrested Monday alongside Nick Bovis, the owner of a popular sports bar in Fisherman’s Wharf, Lefty O-Doul’s....