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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

General Services Letter to City Council Requests Authorization to Negotiate Lease with MTA

The Department of General Services (GSD)has requested authority to negotiate and execute a new lease with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Authority...

BID Gives Statistics for May Work

(14 June 2019) Business Improvement District announced their statistics of work done in May.

HUD Proposes No Housing for Undocumented

On May 10, 2019, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released a proposed rule change which, if approved, would restrict the ability...

Encampment Update — 14 June 2019

Encampment Update — 14 June 2019

(14 June 2019) The bad news is that Hampton, both north and south of Rose, are growing. Fourth between Sunset and Rose seems to consistently have tenters...

Share A Meal Comes to 3rd on Thursdays

Share A Meal Comes to 3rd on Thursdays

(14 June 2019) Share a Meal, compliments of Ravi and Jackie who live in West Los Angeles, arrives every Thursday on 3rd about 6 pm to provide a dinner...

Sanitation Cleans North Side of 405 Underpass; Underpass Exemplifies Los Angeles-Culver City Homeless Policy Disparity

Sanitation Cleans North Side of 405 Underpass;...

(13 June 2019) Hats off to the Bureau of Sanitation and all their workers.  The Los Angeles portion (north side) of the 405 underpass at Venice Blvd was...

Two Cars Torched in Oxford Triangle

Two Cars Torched in Oxford Triangle

(13 June 2019) Two cars were set on fire Monday (10 June) at noon in the Oxford Triangle as a result of a domestic issue.

Binen Cedes At-Large Community Officer Position to Reed

(12 June 2019) Travis Binen ceded his at-large community officer position tie to John Reed.  They were tied at the general election and the number did...

Final Results of 2019 VNC Election Vote Count, Including Provisional

The 25 provisional ballots for the Venice Neighborhood Council (VNC) have been counted and the count changed some of the numbers but the results did not...

Bonin to Propose Penalty for Empty Housing Units in LA

LOS ANGELES – In a step to confront one of the root causes of the homelessness crisis in Los Angeles, City Councilmember Mike Bonin will propose...