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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Garcetti to drop Jones Settlement with caution

The news of Mayor Eric Garcetti dropping the Jones Settlement and enforcing LAMC 41.18 spread like wildfire in the Venice Community Friday followed by Saturday’s ...

City, County Phone Numbers

City, County Phone Numbers

The following is a list of City and County phone numbers prepared by the LAPD and provided here for your reference. The 2-1-1 number for the County should...

Senior Lead Officers Listed

Senior Lead Officers Listed

This is the latest for the LAPD Five Points of Contact which lists your senior lead officers. Update does not have a map defining the areas.

SHARE has collaborative housing available for homeless

SHARE (Self Help and Resource Exchange) has housing for homeless who have an income of $700 per month. Call 1-877-SHARE-49 or (310)305-8878 Monday thru...

Venice Post Office Gets Planters and Plants All Around

Venice Post Office Gets Planters and Plants...

Jack is shown planting succulents. Neighbors finished installing planter boxes completely around the Venice Post Office which is a triangle. All planters boxes...

Todd Hits Marina Freeway Entrance

Todd Hits Marina Freeway Entrance

Todd is in the orange. Hard to take photo with moving cars and horns beeping. Todd the Volunteer hits again and what a difference.  Todd can be found...

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

When one talks about the Homeless Count two words come up–sheltered and unsheltered.  These words are not defined by LAHSA (Los Angeles Homeless...

Jocelyn Williams Elected Community Officer; Westminster “People Plaza” Approved

By Angela McGregor Jocelyn Williams, a 4th generation Venetian and 33-year resident, was elected by the Venice Neighborhood Council (VNC) Board to serve...

Your questions about Bridge Housing are here … Looks like all projects have been dumped in Venice; Mayor wants homeless to stay in their communities; Encampments will stay along with “Bridge”

Venetians still have questions regarding the proposed “Bridge Housing” for Venice. The Venice Update has received several questions. They are...

Busch Tells CBS Why MTA Not Best Idea

(Photo and video are courtesy of Mike Bravo.) Local homeless activist for the homeless David Busch tells CBS that MTA is not the best plan for the homeless...