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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Supervisor Kuehl Says Corinth Court House to Be Mixed Use

Rachel Simon, Associate Housing and Homelessness Deputy for Sheila Kuehl, wrote the following announcement regarding the status of the West Los Angeles...

Bridge Housing Starts to Move in at MTA Lot

Bridge Housing Starts to Move in at MTA Lot

By Shawn Stern They are delivering the “temporary housing” to the lot today (Friday, 15 November.)  Both photos are at Pacific looking east...

Swinger Says One-for-One Needle Exchange Will Stop Needle Proliferation on Venice Streets, at the Beach

Swinger Says One-for-One Needle Exchange...

(All photos by Rick Swinger.) By Rick Swinger, activist, environmentalist, and lives in area Where did all these needles on our beach come from? This week...

Encampment Update — 14 November 2019

Encampment Update — 14 November 2019

In memory of Jay, the guy in the middle, who died this month from drinking too much alcohol. Photo was taken in August. Jay was from Texas and stuck with...

First Homeless Committee Meet Brings Up Many Issues

First Homeless Committee Meet Brings Up Many...

Left to right are William Hawkins, chair of the former Homeless Committee, Frank Murphy, co-chair, Charles Rials, co-chair, and Elizabeth Wright. Not present...

Homeless in Venice — Life is Good!

Homeless in Venice — Life is Good!

Man sleeps comfortably in his hammock between two trees on private property at the Thatcher Yard. Note: Statistics for homeless in Venice show that  90...

VNC New Homeless Committee to Meet Thursday

Newly formed Homeless Committee of the Venice Neighborhood Council (VNC) will meet Thursday, 14 November, 6:30 pm at Extra Space Storage, 658 venice Blvd....

98-Unit Thatcher Yard Affordable/Psh Project to go Before Planning 21 November, Van Nuys

The 98-unit affordable/psh, senior project to be built on the Thatcher Yard by Thomas Safran Associates will go before the City Planning Commission Wednesday...

Pawn Shop Open on 3rd Ave

Pawn Shop Open on 3rd Ave

(Photo courtesy of Rick Swinger.)

LAWA Answers City and LA Times About Using Northside Runway Land for Homeless

LAWA  Answers City and LA Times About Using...

In a memo addressed to all the LA City Council members, Legislative Representative Glenda Silva Pantoja for the Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) said...