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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Proposition 47 — Good or Bad?

Venetians have been talking about Proposition 47 — good or bad?  It passed in the November 2014 election. Note:  After researching and writing...

Encampment Update — 5 April 2019

Encampment Update — 5 April 2019

The good news is that two places disappeared this week–McDonalds and the post office. Both clean. The bad news is that two places increased in size–North...

Metro Provides Review of Community Input for MTA Site

Metro Provides Review of Community Input...

Metropolitan Transit Authority (Metro, MTA, Division 6) has finished the community input portion for the development of the 3.2 acres located at Sunset...

Claudia Ramirez Dons Outfit to Clean Her Alley

Claudia Ramirez Dons Outfit to Clean Her...

Claudia Ramirez dons gloves, mask, and shovel to clean her alley. She just lacks the haz-mat coverall.

Venice’s Old Post Office Area No Longer Has Encampment

Venice’s Old Post Office Area No Longer...

In front of Venice’s old post office area at Windward, a lady stayed for weeks and weeks.  She got on the encampment list because of her situation. ...

Pier Hoax Alerts All Services

Pier Hoax Alerts All Services

By Peter Ruiz Someone called in around 6 am Saturday morning saying they were going to jump off the end of the Venice Pier. Police responded with squad...

Let’s Sue Until We Take Back California …

Note: This is another story, such as Kathryn Johann’s was for the 18 March Update. These stories exemplify the frustration Venetians see and feel...

Councilman Wants Affordable Housing on MTA Lot

Mike Bonin’s Newsletter stated that he wants affordable housing and community-serving uses on the MTA lot at Sunset between Main and Pacific. It is referred...

Bio-Hazard Team Double Checks 3rd on Friday After Cleanup

Bio-Hazard Team Double Checks 3rd on Friday...

  (Photo by Rick Swinger.) Rick Swinger, local activist and environmentalist, shows members of the bio-hazard team double checking 3rd Ave Friday...

Are you affected by SB50?

By PreserveLA Check our searchable, zoomable map to see if your street is targeted by Scott Wiener's SB 50 Wipeout Zones. Senate Bill 50 is the greatest...