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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Swinger Provides Hepatitis A Figures for LA County

Rick Swinger, who has been the head activist to clean up 3rd at Rose, sent the following from the LA County Department of Health as of November 13, 2017.

San Francisco Gives Homeless Tickets Home

An article in the  San Francisco Examiner explains how San Francisco  is dealing with many of the homeless.  They are giving them a one-way ticket...

Dennison Takes Issue With Wrede Article; Wrede and Venice Update Answer Dennison

Becky Dennison, director of Venice Community Housing, takes issue with the article Christian Wrede wrote for Venice Update recently, and accuses Venice...

Councilman Bonin Asks Constituents to Reject the Recall

Councilman Bonin Asks Constituents to Reject...

To All, It feels like just yesterday that our broad coalition of neighborhoods campaigned hard, won a huge reelection victory, and renewed our commitment...

Recreation and Parks Gets CDP to Restrict Beach Access; Permit Can be Appealed

The City of LA Department of Recreation and Parks was granted a Coastal Development Permit, with conditions, to restrict access to the City of Los Angeles...

Activist Tries to Stop Steam Cleaning

Activist Tries to Stop Steam Cleaning

(Photo by Rick Swinger.)  

Where are the homeless?–Flower and Lincoln

Where are the homeless?–Flower and...

(Both photos by W Huber.)  

Huizar Blocks Housing Project in Boyle Heights & Partners with Bonin to Concentrate Development in Venice

Huizar Blocks Housing Project in Boyle Heights...

By Christian Wrede As reported in this article from the New York Times, Councilman Huizar blocked a modest Prop HHH housing project in a commercial district...

Everything you wanted to know regarding what is available for homeless

Everything you wanted to know regarding what...

Mar Vista Community Council’s Homeless Solutions Committee put out a Homeless Resource Guide in January  that can answer many of the questions people...

VSA Appeals Public Nuisance Lawsuit Against City

(Venice, CA/11-6-17) The Venice Stakeholders Association (VSA) has filed its appeal brief in its lawsuit against the City and County of Los Angeles for...