web analytics

Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Thatcher Yard Project Approved at the Current VNC Board’s Last Meeting

Thatcher Yard Project Approved at the Current...

By Angela McGregor Election season was the mood of the evening at the May 2019 meeting of the Venice Neighborhood Council (VNC). A table at the back of...

Another Intriguing Mystery in the Life of the Venice Canals

Another Intriguing Mystery in the Life of...

Illegal business on the canals, theft, destruction of barrier plants, Captain Rob, AirBnb out of England all lead to another illegal endeavor involving...

Naples Alley — What a Saga!

Naples Alley — What a Saga!

The alley behind Naples and Lincoln was a saga of itself last week. Update was asked by a neighborhood resident to add the Naples alley to the Encampment...

Encampment Update — 17 May 2019

Encampment Update — 17 May 2019

Before — 3 May 2019 After — 17 May 2019 (Both Photos have been lightened to remove some of the shadow.) This is a good day! Some days are better...

Voters’ Guide for June VNC Election is Here

Voters’ Guide for June VNC Election...

This week the City released the Voter Guide — all the candidates and their statements — for the Venice Neighborhood Council  2 June election. ...

Bonin Wants Mello Act to be Permanent and Enforceable

Note:  After seeing the motion, John Reed, local architect and member of the Venice Neighborhood Council board made the statement:  “The sad fact...

Commercial Renovation on Lincoln Tentatively Set for June City Planning Hearing

Commercial Renovation on Lincoln Tentatively...

Plans for the proposed renovation of the commercial property, originally built for a Ford dealership, on the west side of Lincoln Blvd between Venice and...

Strangling of CEQA Moves Forward

By Darryl DuFay The strangling of CEQA moves forward. Today’s LA Times article on homeless shelters (below). Right in the center is Venice’s “Bridge...

PATH Selected to Manage Venice Bridge Home at MTA Lot

VENICE – The Los Angeles Homeless Service Authority has selected People Assisting the Homeless (PATH) to manage and operate the bridge housing facility...

SB50 Shelved Until 2020

By Preserve LA Today (16 May), the Appropriations Committee killed SB 50. Together we did it! Killing the worst law proposed in 25 years, a land grab that...