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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Councilman Bonin Dedicates POW/MIA Memorial Wall in Venice


Councilman Mike Bonin dedicated the POW/MIA Memorial Wall in Venice this Memorial Day morning.   Pacific Ave was closed from Brooks to Sunset as onlookers admired the wall and listened to the dedication words of Councilman Mike Bonin.

The wall was vandalized last year just before Memorial Day.  Financial donations spearheaded by the Venice Chamber of Commerce and the effort of many local artisans directed by Judy Baca of SPARC made restoration of the wall possible.

There are two you tube videos.  Councilman Bonin’s speech was less than three minutes but one must listen to both videos.




Stewart Oscars and his wife.  Stewart is the one who discovered the graffiti and alerted  the council office and the media.