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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

BID Gives Statistics for December 2019

Business Improvement District (BID) gives statistics for December 2019. Hours for Clean team are 7 am to 6 pm, 7 days a week. Hours for the Safe team are...

Raucous Homeless Committee Meeting Fails to Deliver Motion

By Angela McGregor The public meeting room at the Venice Public Library was packed with an overflow crowd on Thursday night to weigh in  on the Venice...

Legal Aid Foundation Sues City

The Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, allegedly consisting of Barrett S Litt, Michael Rapkin, Scott Rapkin, Susan Millmann and Carol A. Sobel, has filed...

Homeless Man Attempts to Take Child

Homeless person attempts to kidnap little girl, witnesses say in Venice at Washington Square, west of Pacific a few days ago.  LA Times reports that 150...

LA Seeks to Expand Mello Act

City Planning has a meeting 30 January, 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the Venice Library, 501 Venice Blvd to discuss expanding the Mello Act beyond just the Local...

Statistics on Methamphetamine Use in LA County

Read the statistics on  methamphetamine use in LA County,

Homeless Count 22 January; Be a Volunteer

Homeless Count for Venice is Wednesday, 22 January, 8 pm, 2469 Lincoln Blvd.  LAHSA holds this count through out the once a year for three days.  22...

Captain Morrison Announces Three SLO Positions

Three new Senior Lead Officer (SLO) positions were given by Captain Brian Morrison. Officer Monique  Contraras, 38228@LAPD.online, will be in charge of...

Trump’s Homeless Czar Makes Plans for California

Regina Weller, formerly of LAPD Homeless Task Force, said you have to wait for an alcoholic or a druggie to ask for help before you can help him.  She...

Is the MTA Shelter located in a Methane Hazard Zone?

Is the MTA Shelter located in a Methane Hazard...

(Photo courtesy of Rick Swinger.) Sign hangs over former Bus Yard. By Rick Swinger Without Environmental Reports (CEQA) will the neighbors ever know the...