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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

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...

Assemblymember Burke Writes Letter to CCC Offending Venetians

(19 June 2029) Assemblymember Autumn R. Burke wrote a letter in support of the permanent supportive housing at 718 – 720 Rose Avenue to the California...

New VNC Board Sworn In; Committees Established at VNC Meet

New VNC Board Sworn In; Committees Established...

By Angela McGregor (19 June 2019) New members of the board for the Venice Neighborhood Council (VNC) were sworn in Tuesday night by past Board presidents...

Galperin to Audit Measure HHH Funds

(18 June 2019) City Controller Ron Galperin is in the process of conducting an audit of Measure HHH funds which is to be released sometime this year. “It...

LA Dispute Resolution Program Gets the Axe — Amy AlKon Says “No”

(17 June 2019) Note:  The LA Dispute Resolution program that has been around for 30 years, since Avis Ridley-Thomas founded it in 1989, and has proven...

General Services Letter to City Council Requests Authorization to Negotiate Lease with MTA

(16 June 2019) The Department of General Services (GSD)has requested authority to negotiate and execute a new lease with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan...