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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Man Shot on Windward by Homeless Man

A man was shot and wounded Wednesday at 10:30 pm in front of Surfside Bar and Grill at 23 Windward Ave.   The suspect, a homeless man who lived in an...

LADOT Open House for Great Streets

Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) will hold open house for the Venice Blvd “Great Streets” project, 14 March, 6 to 8 pm at the...

Measure H Funds Used to Increase Bridge Housing for Women

Los Angeles, CA (March 2, 2018) – The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority Commission has approved the allocation of $2.5 million in Measure H...

One LA Times Homeless Article Entitled NIMBYism Features Becky Dennison and William Hawkins Talking about the Venice Median Project– Pro and Con

      NIMBYism is one topic of the LA Times series of articles and this article  features Becky Dennison, director of the Venice Community...

Calling Creative Ones — VNC Wants New Logo — Prize

Calling Creative Ones — VNC Wants New...

  The Venice Neighborhood Council (VNC) has provided $2500 for the Outreach Committee to promote and advertise for a new logo that represents the...

LA Times To Be Commended on Their “Homeless” Articles; Wednesday’s Mental Institution Closure — Lanterman Told Audet He later Regretted His Legislation

The Venice Update commends the LA Times for their in-depth, subject-summary articles on the homeless. The LA Times has had an article a day regarding the...

St. Joseph Center Group Meets with Residents; Residents Felt Questions Not Answered

St. Joseph Center Group Meets with Residents;...

Members of the St. Joseph Center Panel. They are, left to right: Lucas Quass, attorney from Latham & Watkins; Tifara Monroe, vice president of operations;...

Psychedelic Orchestrations by the Masters, 17 March

Psychedelic Orchestrations by the Masters,...

Homeless By Choice?

Note:   CD11 Councilman Bonin and CD8 Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson took giant steps last week in submitting a motion calling on Los Angeles Housing...

“Fair Share” for CD11 Supportive Housing is Not Dumping It All in Venice — Fight Back Venice — How About Geographic Equity?

“Fair Share” for CD11 Supportive...

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