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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Homeless Man Attempts to Take Child

Homeless person attempts to kidnap little girl, witnesses say in Venice at Washington Square, west of Pacific a few days ago.  LA Times reports that 150...

LA Seeks to Expand Mello Act

City Planning has a meeting 30 January, 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the Venice Library, 501 Venice Blvd to discuss expanding the Mello Act beyond just the Local...

Statistics on Methamphetamine Use in LA County

Read the statistics on  methamphetamine use in LA County,

Homeless Count 22 January; Be a Volunteer

Homeless Count for Venice is Wednesday, 22 January, 8 pm, 2469 Lincoln Blvd.  LAHSA holds this count through out the once a year for three days.  22...

Captain Morrison Announces Three SLO Positions

Three new Senior Lead Officer (SLO) positions were given by Captain Brian Morrison. Officer Monique  Contraras, 38228@LAPD.online, will be in charge of...

Trump’s Homeless Czar Makes Plans for California

Regina Weller, formerly of LAPD Homeless Task Force, said you have to wait for an alcoholic or a druggie to ask for help before you can help him.  She...

Is the MTA Shelter located in a Methane Hazard Zone?

Is the MTA Shelter located in a Methane Hazard...

(Photo courtesy of Rick Swinger.) Sign hangs over former Bus Yard. By Rick Swinger Without Environmental Reports (CEQA) will the neighbors ever know the...

Venice Local Coastal Program Crew Recaps 2019; Lists Events to Come

We look forward to working together in the new year and are excited to plan more engaging community events in 2020!  In this email, we would like to provide...

Masters of the Chapel Starts 2020 with Bach

Masters of the Chapel Starts 2020 with Bach

Preferential Parking in Venice — The History

Will we ever get preferential parking in Venice?  Unlikely.  The California Coastal Commission has repeatedly said we have to have replacement parking. ...