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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Let’s Sue Until We Take Back California …

Note: This is another story, such as Kathryn Johann’s was for the 18 March Update. These stories exemplify the frustration Venetians see and feel...

Councilman Wants Affordable Housing on MTA Lot

Mike Bonin’s Newsletter stated that he wants affordable housing and community-serving uses on the MTA lot at Sunset between Main and Pacific. It is referred...

Bio-Hazard Team Double Checks 3rd on Friday After Cleanup

Bio-Hazard Team Double Checks 3rd on Friday...

  (Photo by Rick Swinger.) Rick Swinger, local activist and environmentalist, shows members of the bio-hazard team double checking 3rd Ave Friday...

Are you affected by SB50?

By PreserveLA Check our searchable, zoomable map to see if your street is targeted by Scott Wiener's SB 50 Wipeout Zones. Senate Bill 50 is the greatest...

Venice Pier Rehab Goes Before Coastal Commission

By Darryl DuFay Venice Pier Rehabilitation will go before the California Coastal Commission, Agenda Item 14, 9 am, Salinas, CA 93901, Board of Supervisors...

Planning to Study Retail Businesses in Venice

By Darryl DuFay A motion has been made by Councilman Mike Bonin in the Planning and Land Use Management committee to study independent retail businesses...

Encampment Update — 29 March

Encampment Update — 29 March

A couple of the areas have increased and a couple decreased.  Westminster Senior Center park has been added and McDonald’s has been removed.   The...

3rd Ave, Friday Before Cleanup

3rd Ave, Friday Before Cleanup

By Rick Swinger This is 3rd Ave, Friday, 29 March before cleanup. Looks like someone is cooking on 3rd.

Signs Arrive for Friday Cleanup on 3rd Ave

Signs Arrive for Friday Cleanup on 3rd Ave

(Photo by Rick Swinger.) The signs for Cleanup Friday arrived en masse Wednesday for Friday cleanup. Activist Rick Swinger who keeps watch over 3rd Ave...

Venice Homeowners’ Alliance (VHA) Files Lawsuit Against City for Abuse of SurveyLA

The Venice Homeowners’ Alliance has served the City of LA with papers initiating legal action for their Office of Historic Resources (OHR) gross...