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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

MTA Site Passes Coastal Commission

The MTA site selected for Bridge Housing passed the California Coastal Commission today. The site at Sunset between Pacific and Main will provide temporary...

Behind the Scenes of the MTA Site Selection

By Darryl DuFay This news is not unexpected. A little clarification of the LA Times article.   The author might have included some other important aspects...

City Council Approves Short-Term Rental Regulation

City Council passed a long awaited short-term rental regulation.  It will allow for less than 30-day rentals in a home occupied by an owner.  The owner...

City Council Approves MTA for Bridge Housing

City Council approved the MTA lot on Sunset in Venice between Pacific and Main for Bridge Housing Tuesday.  They also approved a  homeless shelter in...

Encampment Update — 10 December

Encampment Update — 10 December

Penmar Park west of golf course is definitely the worst of the encampments if for no other reason than the trash accumulated.  Encampments were observed...

Wednesday and Thursday it Rained in Venice — It Does Rain in California

Wednesday and Thursday it Rained in Venice...

Venice is living proof that it rains in California. Wednesday and Thursday it rained and occasionally very hard during the those days. The water gets washed...

City Council Homeless Committee Approves MTA for Bridge Home; Goes Before City Council 11 Dec; CCC, 12 Dec

City Council Homeless Committee Approves...

    City Council Homeless committee members supported the MTA lot on Sunset between Pacific and Main for Bridge Housing last Wednesday along...

CCC Executive Director Waives Requirement for MTA to Have CEQA

Executive Director John Ainsworth of the California Coastal Commission has waived the necessity for the City to have a CEQA (California Environmental Quality...

City Declares “Categorical Exemption” From CEQA; VSA to Challenge

The City is declaring a “Categorical Exemption” from CEQA (California Environmental Quality Act) on the proposed MTA Bridge Housing project...

Venice Sign Lighted by Andy Summers of The Police

Venice Sign Lighted by Andy Summers of The...

This year Andy Summers of The Police lighted the Venice Sign. Once again Windward west to Pacific was blocked off for a Ferris Wheel, many novelty tables,...