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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Are you ready for the new balcony inspection law?

Are you ready for the new balcony inspection...

Encampment Update — 26 April 2019

Encampment Update — 26 April 2019

Seventh Ave is a total evolution … for the better. It is encouragement for all of Venice.Fourth has a couple more tenters. Penmar Park, which was cleaned...

LAHSA Puts Out RFP for Safe Parking

The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA)announces the release of the 2019 Safe Parking Program Request for Proposals. Under this RFP, LAHSA...

What does the Jones Settlement, Ninth Circuit (Boise case) Decision Have to Do With LA Homeless?

The Jones Settlement, the Ninth Circuit court decision have been bantered around a lot and people are curious about these two in relation to the Los Angeles...

LAPD Beach Patrol Will Continue

The LAPD “beach patrols will continue,” according to Captain James Setzer of LAPD Pacific Division. Many Venetians have been concerned as to...

BID Shows Clean and Safe Team Activities for March

BID Shows Clean and Safe Team Activities...

Business Improvement District (BID) shows Clean and Safe Team activities for the month of March.

Ballot Initiative Would Eliminate Vacancy Decontrol and Force Rent Caps on New Construction After 15 Years

Ballot Initiative Would Eliminate Vacancy...

The Venice Update was recently criticized for printing political information such as the following. It is true the Update is non political.   What many...

First of Affordable/Homeless/PSH Housing to Go Before LUPC, 2 May

First of Affordable/Homeless/PSH Housing...

The 98-unit affordable/homeless/permanent supportive housing project at the formerly City Yard on Thatcher Ave in the Oxford Triangle will be reviewed...

Assemblymember Burke Abandons SB 50 as Co-author

By Preserve LA State Assemblymember Autumn Burke has withdrawn her co-authorship of controversial Senate Bill 50 by Scott Wiener, which would allow tall...

Where is the city with building for homeless?

By Darryl DuFay Here is an LA Times summary of where the City of LA is at in providing homeless housing. Reality has set in. It shows how involved the...