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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

What is going on at the MTA lot?

What is going on at the MTA lot?

Note:  Shawn Stern who lives near the old bus yard, the MTA site, answers that question perfectly.  The lot is scheduled to be operable by October, maybe...

500-Foot Homeless Restriction Would Remove Homeless from Beach and Portions of 3rd, 4th

500-Foot Homeless Restriction Would Remove...

This is the map for Venice as shown in the LA Times article. LA Times mapped the areas that would be affected by the proposed 500-foot radius restricting...

Keep Neighborhoods First Needs Help to Get Appendix A Passed by PLUM

Home Sharing Ordinance (HSO) is law.   Enforcement starts 1 November.  Appendix A is not passed and Keep Neighborhoods First feels that without Appendix...

Mayor’s Water Fountain on 3rd Ave Gets Re-plumbed to Add Bathing Faucet

Mayor’s Water Fountain on 3rd Ave Gets...

(Photo courtesy of Rick Swinger.) Mayor’s water fountain, as Rick Swinger,local resident and activist, calls it got re-plumbed (unauthorized) for...

Pacific Division Enforces “Tents Down” after 6 am on 3rd Ave

Pacific Division Enforces “Tents Down”...

(9 September 2019) Pacific Division LAPD was on 3rd Ave early Monday morning enforcing “tents down” after 6 am in accordance with LAMC 56.11,...

Hampton Dr, Ocean Ave, North and South Venice Blvd Get Cleared and Cleaned

Hampton Dr,  Ocean Ave, North and South Venice...

(7 September 2019) What a difference a day makes!  The encampment update was written and pictured Thursday.  Friday morning Ocean Front Walk and 3rd...

O’Farrell Motion Restricts Schools, Parks But Removes Other Restrictions Protecting Citizens

Councilman Mitch O’Farrell’s motion, forthcoming to the City Council for a vote,  to amend 41.18(d) sounded at first to protect residents...

Water Main on 6th Ave Made for Nice, Cool Showers

(6 September 2019) Water main on 6th Ave just north of Rose broke Thursday and made for a cooling warm day. DWP had it fixed immediately.

LUPC Unable to Vote on MTA Bridge Housing

By Angela McGregor (6 September 2019)The Land Use and Planning Committee (LUPC) meeting began with an announcement from the Chairman Alix Gucovsky that,...

Encampment Update — 5 September 2019

Encampment Update — 5 September 2019

The big changes this week are Ocean Ave and its Venice Blvd surroundings and the Miskon Temple preschool now has an armed guard on Hampton Drive, north...