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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Lopez Pumpkin Patch Comes to Venice

Lopez Pumpkin Patch Comes to Venice

By Marie Hammond Just visited the Lopez Ranch Pumpkin Patch on 5th and Rose at the old Rand Market location both in the store and in the parking lot. They...

CD11 Has Largest Number of Homeless Living in Vehicles

CD11 Has Largest Number of Homeless Living...

By Darryl DuFay The Comprehensive Housing Strategy, all 233 pages, is the blueprint for the County and City of Los Angeles for housing the homeless. This...

Time to End Jones Settlement

By Mark Ryavec, president of Venice Stakeholders Association   I was recently asked the following: I don’t understand why other cities seem to be...

Proxima Centauri: More Sun-Like Than We Thought?

Proxima Centauri: More Sun-Like Than We Thought?

Note:  Press release from Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.   In August, astronomers announced that the nearest star, Proxima Centauri,...

Neighbors Support Bonin for Re-Election

 Note:  This is the first notification that Councilman Mike Bonin is seeking a second term LOS ANGELES – In an early demonstration of his widespread...

LA Gets 65 Million in State Funds to Build for Homeless

LA Times reports that Los Angeles won nearly 65 million of greenhouse gas funds which are earmarked  to finance affordable housing near job centers and...

DuFay Critiques the Homeless Count and the Survey

Benjamin Disraeli, former British Prime Minister, has the most often quoted definition of statistics. “There are three types of lies — lies, damn...

Mark Ryavec Sets Up Committee of Neighbors to Consider His Run for City Council

Mark Ryavec, president of Venice Stakeholders Association and a longtime community activist with a history of coastal protection and public service, has...

March Ballot Initiative Might Curtail Homeless Plans for Venice Median, Thatcher Yard

March Ballot Initiative Might Curtail Homeless...

Venice Median located between north and south Venice Blvd at Pacific would go from parking lot to units. Thatcher Maintenance Yard is located at the south...

Lutheran Church Fall Festival, 22 October

Lutheran Church Fall Festival, 22 October