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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Sanitation Cleans LA Side of 405 Underpass at Venice Blvd

Sanitation Cleans LA Side of 405 Underpass...

Last week you read about the encampment under the 405 freeway on Venice Blvd.  Los Angeles jurisdiction side (north side) was packed with homeless; ...

Encampment Update — 22 February

Encampment  Update — 22 February

Totally different attitude among the homeless this week. Perhaps, because it was sunny and no immediate threat of rain. Consistently, the people encountered...

VNC Approves SB50, Pacific Ave “Road Diet”

By Angela McGregor Tuesday night’s Venice Neighborhood Council (VNC) meeting was held in memory of renowned Venice photographer Guy Webster, who...

Homeless Projects Scheduled for Venice

Homeless Projects Scheduled for Venice

You’ve seen the signs “Stop Dumping on Venice” , “ Stop The Monster”. They have reference to the projects being “imposed” on Venice by the...

LA Second to Chicago in Corruption; City Ethics Commission Passes Anti-Corruption Reforms; City Council Vote Next

By Preserve LA The Los Angeles City Ethics Commission today unanimously approved the most dramatic anti-corruption reforms in L.A. in this century, aimed...

VNC Meets Tuesday to Discuss Limiting Oversize Vehicles on Main Between Rose and Sunset

Venice Neighborhood Council will meet Tuesday at 7 pm to discuss oversize vehicles on west side of Main between Rose and Sunset in addition to other items....

Under the 405 Freeway on Venice Blvd, Two Jurisdictions

Under the 405 Freeway on Venice Blvd, Two...

Rick Swinger, local activist, took these two photos of Venice Blvd under the 405 Freeway. One is the north side of Venice Blvd that is in Los Angeles and...

Encampment Update — 15 February

Encampment Update — 15 February

It is a pleasure to go to most of the campsites because the rain has washed away the debris and the streets in Venice look clean. Tents are lined up and...

Metro Open House Wednesday, 6:30 to 8 pm

See what Metro did with ideas inputed from the last two workshops. Open House will be Wednesday, 6:30 to 8, Westminster Elementary School, 1010 Abbot Kinney...

Wire Tap Charges Phones on 3rd for Homeless

Wire Tap Charges Phones on 3rd for Homeless

(All photos courtesy of Rick Swinger.) Rick Swinger reported this electrical tap the homeless had made at Gold’s Gym parking lot on 3rd last Wednesday....