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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

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...

VNC to Meet Tuesday Discuss People Street and Elect New Member

Venice Neighborhood Council (VNC) will meet Tuesday, 7 pm, Westminster Elementary School, 1010 Abbot Kinney Blvd to discuss changing part of Westminster...

Nick, Cityhood Chair, Not Happy with Bonin or Encampments; Pushes for Cityhood

Nick, Cityhood Chair, Not Happy with Bonin...

By Nick Antonicello, chairman of the Venice Neighborhood Council ad-hoc committee on Cityhood The encampment at Staples on Lincoln Boulevard in the heart...

VCH to Hold Open House to Show and Explain Project Rebuild

VCH to Hold Open House to Show and Explain...

Venice Community Housing (VCH) will be holding an open house and informational meeting 26 June from 6 to 9 pm at 718-721 Rose Ave to discuss their proposed...

Jones Settlement, Accomplished in 2015, Incentive to Come

Jones Settlement, Accomplished in 2015, Incentive...

15 June 2018.  The Jones Settlement, basically, says that people can sleep on the sidewalks of Los Angeles from 9 pm to 6 am. They can do such until 1250...

Swinger finds out E.Coli pond filled with sand

Swinger finds out E.Coli pond filled with...

(Photo courtesy of Rick Swinger.) Rick Swinger, local Rose-3rd Ave activist, has also been active in trying to slow beach goers and the County Health Department...

Brentwood, Pacific Palisades Invest in Venice Homeless Projects; None in Palisades or Brentwood

By Fight Back, Venice If you lived in Brentwood or Pacific Palisades wouldn’t you cheer for homeless projects in Venice, not Brentwood or Palisades?...