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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Two Bills Strip Cities of Their Power over Developers

By Preserve LA (24 June 2019) Every neighborhood in Los Angeles is threatened by two game-changing developer bills now moving quickly through the legislature...

RV Towing Bill is Up for Revision

(24 June 2019) AB516 the RV Towing Bill, as amended, will allow a person in an RV to remain on the street after five citations plus 10 days. He will be...

Venice has 49% of CD11 Unsheltered; Count Shows Drop in Sheltered and Increase in Unsheltered

Venice has 49% of CD11 Unsheltered;  Count...

By Darryl DuFay (23 June 2019) This is about the latest Homeless Street Count for Venice and Council District 11. Venice is one of ten CD11 communities....

Encampment Update — 21 June 2019

The good news is that the encampment at Coeur d’Alene is gone but it looks like the inhabitants are looking and squatting in the Naples alley and...

Venice Art Crawl Joins Joins Mar Vista Music and Art Walk, 13 July

Development Guidelines for MTA Available

The development guidelines have been established for the MTA site at Sunset Ave between Pacific and Main.  This report is the result of input from Venetians....

Property Owners Required to Take Section 8

(22 June 2019) On June 11, 2019, the Los Angeles Board of Supervisors voted to adopt an ordinance to require rental housing providers to accept rental...

Councilmembers Propose Penalty for Vacant Housing Units in LA

LOS ANGELES – In a bold step to confront one of the root causes of the homelessness crisis in Los Angeles, City Councilmembers Mike Bonin, Marqueece...

What do the terms “sheltered,” “unsheltered” mean in reference to homeless?

Note:  This is a reprint that was published  20 June 2018 when the 2018 homeless count figures were released.  It is reprinted so that once again a...

2019 Homeless Count Shows Venice Up 13 Percent; CD11 Up 12 Percent; Shows Venice Has Almost 50 Percent of CD11 Homeless

2019 Homeless Count Shows Venice Up 13 Percent;...

(20 June 2019) The LAHSA (Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority) 2019 homeless count for Venice is 1101, an increase of 13 percent; homeless count for...