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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Venice Homeless Count—DOWN 11.6 Percent; CD11 Up 7.2 Percent

Venice homelessness decreased 11.6 percent  from 2015 to 2016, according to figures supplied by Los angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA).  Total...

“Via Dolce Park” Hearing Scheduled for 29 June

By Robin Rudisill Public Hearing scheduled for tomorrow/Wednesday June 29th, 2:30 pm, re. the City CDP for the project on the east bank of the Grand Canal...

Gina Maslow Resigns as New VNC At-Large Community Officer

Gina Maslow, who was elected as a Venice Neighborhood Council (VNC) At-Large Community officer at the last election, has announced that she has resigned. Gina...

MTA Site on Sunset to Start Environmental Testing

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is continuing progressing with the site and will start removing the fuel tanks after the 4th.  They have assured...

AirBnb Sues San Francisco

AirBnb has sued San Francisco in federal court to block the City’s plan to fine AirBnB for unregistered rentals. 

Planning

3128 Thatcher Ave will be heard 18 July at 11:30, West Los Angeles Municipal Building, 1645 Corinth Ave. Owner wants to demolish a 1,376 square-foot, one-story...

Bonin, Sobel, Ordundo, Shannon on Panel to Discuss Homelessness

Bonin, Sobel, Ordundo, Shannon on Panel to...

Carol Sobel, advocate and attorney for the homeless; Councilman Mike Bonin; Alisa Ordundo, Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Homelessness Policy Director; and...

Research Bolsters Case for a Subsurface Ocean—and a Habitat for Life—on Pluto

Research Bolsters Case for a Subsurface Ocean—and...

Note: This is a press release from Brown University. When NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft buzzed by Pluto last year, it revealed tantalizing clues that...

Scarecrows–On Westside They Dress Up!

Scarecrows–On Westside They Dress Up!

What Impact Will STR Ordinance Have on Venice Rental Market?

What Impact Will STR Ordinance Have on Venice...

Marie Hammond asked the question: What impact will the new Short-Term Rental (STR) ordinance, when operative, have on the Venice rental market? Hammond...