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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

From Councilman Mike Bonin Regarding Housing the Homeless Using City Facilities and Properties

Dear Friends,   In the middle of this public health crisis, there is no time for delay or hesitation: we must immediately find ways to house our unhoused,...

City considers not cleaning encampments; reneges on promise to “especially” clean areas around 154-bed shelter and protect neighbors

Los Angeles City Council considers not cleaning encampments during coronavirus crisis. They have started calling them “sweeps” as does a 30-member...

Venice Resident Says We Need Decisive Action

By Georgana Thigpen, A Venice Resident This crisis has already affected all of us in completely unexpected ways and the worst is yet to come. Hopefully...

Senator Ben Allen Lists Benefits Provided As a Result of Coronavirus …

Senator Ben Allen Lists Benefits Provided...

Senator Ben Allen has listed benefits provided as a result of the coronavirus from school lunches to disability insurance.

Pardee Has Extended a Helping Hand to Her Neighborhood — The Oxford Triangle

Tami Pardee and her family have extended an the invitation to help people in her neighborhood –the Oxford Triangle. “Anything we can do as...

Toilets, Hand Washing Station, and Showers on 3rd Ave

Toilets, Hand Washing Station, and Showers...

Two Toilets, one ADA compliant, with a hand washing station and showers are on 3rd Ave in Venice courtesy of Urban Alchemy. Toilets — two–...

Parking Restrictions Relaxed Because of Coronavirus

Parking Restrictions Relaxed Because of Coronavirus

BID Cancels 20 March Meet

Venice BID cancels 20 March meeting. In light of advice from public health officials to reconsider nonessential public gatherings to combat the spread...

Taxpayer Lawsuit Filed to Force Housing of All Homeless in Less Expensive Facilities

Attorney Elizabeth Mitchell of the law firm of Spertus, Landes and Umhofer, representing the homeless, property owners, residents and the disabled, has...

Mayor Closes Bars, Dine-in Restaurants, Entertainment Venues, Gyms and Fitness

Mayor Closes Bars, Dine-in Restaurants, Entertainment...