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News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Ring Questions Homeless Building Projects in Venice; A Video Telling Story of Why This Housing Costs So Much

Ring Questions Homeless Building Projects...

Edward Ring’s story of the homeless housing proposed for Venice so echoes the thoughts and feelings of Venice residents. His story got national recognition...

Mayor’s Faucet Provides for Clean Bodies and Lots of Laughs

Mayor’s Faucet Provides for Clean Bodies...

(All photos courtesy of Rick Swinger.) Young homeless resident of 3rd Ave gets creative using the Mayor’s drinking fountain and a cooler box. Mayor...

Governor Signs New Rent Control Bill

Note the Venice land south of Washington Blvd is zoned R-1, single-family, and the silver triangle area is zoned single family along with the Canal homes. ...

St. Joseph to Host Community Meet 10 October

St. Joseph to Host Community Meet 10 October

St. Joseph will have their quarterly meeting with the community to discuss concerns relating to St. Joseph 10 October, 5 pm, St. Joseph Center, 204 Hampton...

78 Market Wants to Change Use from Medical Building to Restaurant

78 Market Wants to Change Use from Medical...

The one-story building at 78 Market (aka 1501 Pacific Ave) wants to change use from medical office to restaurant and office with a 1531 sqft second-story...

Eldercare Facility to be Built on Venice Blvd, West of 405

An eldercare facility will be constructed west of the 405 Freeway on Venice Blvd for 84 guest rooms including 65 (75 percent) assisted living and 19 (25...

LUPC Tables Rezoning for Venice Median and Operational Criteria for Bridge Housing

LUPC Tables Rezoning for Venice Median and...

Land Use and Planning Committee (LUPC) tabled two motions Thursday night to a packed room at the Oakwood Recreation Center. The one motion, regarding the...

More Facts Known About the Bridge Home Proposed for MTA Lot

This is the 30 May version from the council office of the Bridge Housing facility at the MTA lot on Sunset.   A newer, more readable version will be...

Councilman Bonin Proposes More Solutions to Homelessness

From Council Office, 2 October 2019 — Continuing to push the City for faster and nimbler solutions to the homelessness crisis, Councilmember Mike...

Governor Newsom Signs Bills to Exempt “Homeless” Projects from CEQA

By Eva Greene Governor Gavin Newsom signs bills to exempt “homeless” type projects from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). CEQA was...