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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Weller House Opens One Week, Filled the Next

Weller House Opens One Week, Filled the Next

Weller House, a fourplex in south Los Angeles, opened last week and will house 28 formerly homeless men and women, who were on the street or living in...

Mayor, Bonin Propose “Bridge Housing”

By David Graham-Caso, chief of staff to Councilman Mike Bonin Note:  It appears the City would like for members of the community to identify a place in...

Homeless Committee Meets Tuesday

The Venice Neighborhood Council Homeless Committee will meet Tuesday (1 May), 6 pm at the Venice Public Library, 501 Venice Blvd. Agenda follows: 1. 6:00...

Hardscape is having hard time with some homeless abuse

Hardscape is having hard time with some homeless...

Venetians are looking for solutions for the “hardscape” that has been damaged by homeless abuse. Putting “stuff” on top of the...

Two Encampments Gone This Week, More to Go

Two Encampments Gone This Week, More to Go

This week the LAPD cleaned the area between the north and southbound lanes of 90 freeway just behind the Marina Garden Center and the Oxford Triangle area,...

Latest Homeless Analysis States One Needs A Job and Housing

LOS ANGELES – According to a first-of-its-kind analysis of the homeless population in Los Angeles County, nearly half of the population that experiences...

Comments — 21 April 2018

Note: There is an email version of the Venice Update and it comes out on Mondays and incorporates the weeks’ web inputs and has comments. Seldom...

3rd Ave Transforms Overnight from Homeless Haven to Graffiti Galore Glory

3rd Ave Transforms Overnight from Homeless...

Oh my goodness!!!  What happened to 3rd Ave? The 3rd Ave that has been described in the Update many times as being filled with homeless was completely...

Ryavec Proposes Pursuit of Just De-Annexing Venice

Mark Ryavec proposed that cities formerly independent can opt out of being part of  Los Angeles via legislation.  This he proposed at the VEXIT Town...

Venice has 43.5 Percent of CD11 Homeless; 66.7 Percent of CD11 Youth

Darryl DuFay,  after finding some more figures for the homeless sheltered, unsheltered, has come up with some revealing statistics for CD11. By Darryl...