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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Who would choose such a way to live?

Who would choose such a way to live?

The rain has cleaned the sidewalks and the streets. Sanitation or the Venice BID Clean team has cleaned the trash, except bulky items. There are toilets,...

BID Statistics for February; Gets Large Dumpster for Bulky Items

BID Statistics for February; Gets Large Dumpster...

Clean and Safe teams are coordinating with LA Sanitation to clean up the bulky items. The Venice BID has been hampered by their ability to pick up bulky...

You Can; You Should Not

By Darryl DuFay

City Opens Emergency Shelters, Works with State, Federal to House Homeless, Priority to Seniors

City Opens Emergency Shelters, Works with...

Oakwood Recreation Center is to open to house those on the street. In addition bathrooms are being distributed to areas of homelessness. Fourth St got...

Stay Home until 19 April

By Darryl DuFay Here are two articles related to staying at home for a month. 1. For those that want the full text of the “Safer at Home Order for Control...

LA City Council Says Tents Can Stay Up; Venice Never Enforced Tents Down; Cleanup on 3rd Ave Questionable

LA City Council Says Tents Can Stay Up; Venice...

This debris has been moved around since 12 March on 3rd Ave. This photo was taken 16 March. Tuesday, 17 March was still there. Los Angeles City Council...

From Councilman Mike Bonin Regarding Housing the Homeless Using City Facilities and Properties

Dear Friends,   In the middle of this public health crisis, there is no time for delay or hesitation: we must immediately find ways to house our unhoused,...

City considers not cleaning encampments; reneges on promise to “especially” clean areas around 154-bed shelter and protect neighbors

Los Angeles City Council considers not cleaning encampments during coronavirus crisis. They have started calling them “sweeps” as does a 30-member...

Venice Resident Says We Need Decisive Action

By Georgana Thigpen, A Venice Resident This crisis has already affected all of us in completely unexpected ways and the worst is yet to come. Hopefully...

Senator Ben Allen Lists Benefits Provided As a Result of Coronavirus …

Senator Ben Allen Lists Benefits Provided...

Senator Ben Allen has listed benefits provided as a result of the coronavirus from school lunches to disability insurance.