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Today in Venice, Mar Vista: Storage for Homeless, Hot Button Buildings, Crepe Guy, 405 Ramp Jam

The Venice Neighborhood Council will decide on possible locations for the container storage for homeless people Tuesday night.

A choice of possible locations for this container that stores items for homeless people will be chosen Tuesday night.
A choice of possible locations for this container that stores items for homeless people will be chosen Tuesday night.
Here are five things for your Tuesday and beyond in Venice-Mar Vista:  
  1. The location of a container for the Winter Shelter Storage Program is on the agenda for the Venice Neighborhood Council Board of Officers' Tuesday night meeting as it tries to commit to a list of suggested locations to present to City Council member Mike Bonin. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at the Westminster Elementary School auditorium, 1010 Abbot Kinney Blvd. Agenda here.
  2. The 405 Freeway widening project will be one of the subjects discussed at a combined meeting of the Mar Vista Community Council Planning/Land Use Management Committee and Traffic and Infrastructure Committee Tuesday from 6-7:55 p.m. at the Mar Vista Library, 12006 Venice Blvd. A motion to ask City Council members Mike Bonin and Paul Koretz to have Caltrans post an "offramp closure at least one offramp before the closure (i.e., before the Santa Monica offramp for a Pico/Olympic closure), to allow commuters sufficient opportunity to take the prior offramp." Agenda here.
  3. The proposed hotel development at 1033 Abbot Kinney Blvd. and a mixed-use commercial building at 1414 Main St. are on the agenda of the Wednesday night meeting of the Venice Neighborhood Council Land Use and Planning Committee, 6:45-9 p.m. at the Oakwood Recreation Center, 767 California Ave. Agenda here.
  4. Fourth graders at Walgrove Elementary are trying to raise enough money to make a trip to Sacramento to learn about California history and government. Visit their fundraising holiday boutique on Wednesday from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Or, donate online.
  5. Follow Venice-Mar Vista Patch on twitter: Venice_MarVista.

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