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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

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...

Times Talks of Problems Involved with Using CEQA for Homeless Shelters

Two LA Times writers have tackled the problems facing the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) in relation to the homeless shelters. Two shelters...

Are Dollars Spent on Encampment Cleanups Wasted, NBC Asks; Venice Update Asks What Price an Epidemic

Are Dollars Spent on Encampment Cleanups...

NBC has done an article with a video featuring the 405 underpass on Venice Blvd and asking the question: “Are the Millions of Tax Dollars Spent on...

VNC Pre-Election Events Posted for 2 June Election

Pre-election Events are ramping up for you, the voter,  to meet the candidates opting for the Venice Neighborhood Council positions, and this year, all...

A drip here and there ends in an empty tank … so cool, so unsanitary

A drip here and there ends in an empty tank...

The film illustrates a big health problem with motor homes parked on the streets of Venice because there is no close, convenient dump station. The two...

You have to pay for it to find out if it works …

By Darryl Dufay This is a fascinating LA Times Editorial on the Los Angeles Unified School District’s (LAUSD) “Six Billion Dollar” Parcel...

Swinger Attacked on 3rd

Rick Swinger was attacked last Friday morning on 3rd Ave during the street cleaning operation. Swinger is pursuing getting photos of the incident from...