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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

CCC Executive Director Waives Requirement for MTA to Have CEQA

Executive Director John Ainsworth of the California Coastal Commission has waived the necessity for the City to have a CEQA (California Environmental Quality...

City Declares “Categorical Exemption” From CEQA; VSA to Challenge

The City is declaring a “Categorical Exemption” from CEQA (California Environmental Quality Act) on the proposed MTA Bridge Housing project...

Venice Sign Lighted by Andy Summers of The Police

Venice Sign Lighted by Andy Summers of The...

This year Andy Summers of The Police lighted the Venice Sign. Once again Windward west to Pacific was blocked off for a Ferris Wheel, many novelty tables,...

Encampment Update — 3 December

Encampment Update — 3 December

Wow!  Venice is getting cleaned up.  Communities are taking back their neighborhoods with the help of Sanitation Bureau and the LAPD..  People are shopping...

Garcetti Promotes his “Bridge Home” Homeless Initiative

By Darryl DuFay In this Op Ed piece,  LA Mayor Eric Garcetti comments on his first “Bridge Home” temporary transitional homeless project located in...

MTA Lot to Go Before City Council 11 Dec; CCC, 12

The MTA lot at Sunset between Pacific and Main for Bridge Housing will go before the City Council 11 December and the California Coastal Commission, 12...

Venetians Like First Police Town Hall Initiated by Chief Moore

Venetians Like First Police Town Hall Initiated...

The room was not as filled as it was for the MTA Town Hall but Captain James Roberts of LAPD Pacific Division said that was good … “not as...

Winter Shelter for Venice Area Opens 1 December

Winter shelter for those in the Venice area opens Saturday, 1 December. For free transportation go to Venice Skate Park at 1800 Ocean Front Walk to get...

Santa LAPD Sleigh Ride Schedule in Out!

Santa LAPD Sleigh Ride Schedule in Out!

Jolly Santa Claus is on his way!  Listen for sirens, music, flashing police lights. Santa will arrive on a sleigh to your neighborhood. Let neighborhood...

Sidewalk Enforcement Has Scooters, Homeless Encampments, and Now Vending

By Darryl DuFay Venice now has three areas of discussion and concern when it come to our sidewalks. Sidewalk vending, electric scooters, and encampments....