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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Trump’s Homeless Czar Makes Plans for California

Regina Weller, formerly of LAPD Homeless Task Force, said you have to wait for an alcoholic or a druggie to ask for help before you can help him.  She...

Is the MTA Shelter located in a Methane Hazard Zone?

Is the MTA Shelter located in a Methane Hazard...

(Photo courtesy of Rick Swinger.) Sign hangs over former Bus Yard. By Rick Swinger Without Environmental Reports (CEQA) will the neighbors ever know the...

Venice Local Coastal Program Crew Recaps 2019; Lists Events to Come

We look forward to working together in the new year and are excited to plan more engaging community events in 2020!  In this email, we would like to provide...

Masters of the Chapel Starts 2020 with Bach

Masters of the Chapel Starts 2020 with Bach

Preferential Parking in Venice — The History

Will we ever get preferential parking in Venice?  Unlikely.  The California Coastal Commission has repeatedly said we have to have replacement parking. ...

More Questions than Answers at Town Hall on Abbot Kinney Smart Meters

By Angela McGregor In its announcement on proposed changes to parking on Abbot Kinney of a Venice Community Town Hall held 9 January at Westminster Elementary,...

VNC Homeless Committee to Meet 16th January

Homeless Committee of the Venice Neighborhood Committee will meet Thursday, 16 January at 6:15 pm at the Venice Library, 501 Venice Blvd. A motion is proposed...

CEQA Goes Bye-Bye for Low Income

By Darryl DuFay The demise of CEQA (California Environmental Equality Act) protections as it relates to affordable housing and homeless shelter construction...

Tesuque Market Closing

Tesuque Market Closing

Kim’s, Tesuque Market will close Thursday, 9 January, according to Eva Greene who spoke with Eleanora at the Market. Neighbors fought a long battle...

If it doesn’t work, change the law …

By Darryl DuFay We have just seen how Sacramento eliminated the protection of CEQA by changing the law with the passage of AB1197 adversely affecting the...