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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell’s Email Address

(26 August 2019) The weekly email address for Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell is councilmember.ofarrell@lacity.org.

Mayor Proposes Ordinance to Protect Brush Areas from Encampments

(26 August 2019) Mayor Eric Garcetti has proposed an ordinance that would allow police to remove trespassers in areas where there is a risk of a fire by...

PLUM to Hear New HSO Data Sharing Platform

(24 August 2019) A PLUM hearing is tentatively set for 10 September 10 at 2:30 pm, City Hall, to hear the Home Sharing Ordinance (HSO) platform for sharing...

Scooters Prevented from Canals by Geo Fencing

Scooters Prevented from Canals by Geo Fencing

By Darryl DuFay The Venice Canals now have a geo fence, controlled by GPS, eliminating scooter operation on the narrow alleys and sidewalks.  A scooter...

CEO Tara Devin of BID Resigns

(24 August 2019) Tara Devine, chief executive officer of the Venice BID (Business Improvement District), has resigned as consultant for the Venice BID....

City Wants to Restrict Where Homeless Can Be, Such As Not Within 500 Feet of School

(23 August 2019) In order to bring some semblance of order to the homelessness on the streets of Los Angeles, a revision has been proposed to the municipal...

Encampment Update — 22 August 2019

Encampment Update — 22 August 2019

The good news is that no one is on 4th Ave from Rose south to Vernon. Fourth Ave from Rose to Sunset is where the planters were placed and removed and...

Ninth Circuit Says Airbnb and Others Must Deal With Registered Properties Only

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld Santa Monica’s Home-Sharing Ordinance stating that Airbnb and Homeaway.com must deal only with...

Marathon VNC Board Meeting: From Contentiousness to Consensus

Marathon VNC Board Meeting: From Contentiousness...

Westminster Elementary School was filled with members of the community that surrounds Kim’s Market at 600 Mildred, Tesuque’s proposed project....

Captain Morrison Initiates First “Coffee with a Cop” Meet

Captain Morrison Initiates First “Coffee...

VNC Outreach Officer Sima Kostovetsky, originator of “Coffee with a Cop,” an unidentified resident, and Captain Brian Morrison of Pacific Division...