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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

BID Elects Connie Brooks to Board; Has Logo, Web Site, and Almost Ready

BID Elects Connie Brooks to Board; Has Logo,...

Connie Brooks, of  CBrooks Communications, was unanimously selected for the Venice Beach Business Improvement District (BID) board at the meeting 13...

Venice Beach Restrooms at Horizon Are Now Open 24/7

The Venice Update carried the story last week about the opening of the 12-restroom cluster at Horizon.  Sue Pascoe attended the meeting for Pacific Palisades...

HOMELESS “SAFE PARKING” PROGRAM TO LAUNCH AT VA CAMPUS

By David Graham-Caso, Chief of Staff to Councilman Mike Bonin A groundbreaking program offering “safe parking” for homeless people living in their...

DuFay Says Good-bye to CEQA for PSH and Motel Conversion Ordinances

By Darryl DuFay The Los Angeles City Council was very busy pushing through new laws that will deny surrounding neighborhoods the existing protections to...

PSH and Motel Conversion Ordinances Pass City Council

By David Graham-Caso, Chief of Staff to Councilman Mike Bonin Councilmembers Bonin Huizar, Wesson, and Harris-Dawson celebrated Wednesday with the United...

Post Office Encampment is Growing

Post Office Encampment is Growing

Venice Post Office, south side, is an encampment that is growing. There were two shootings in Venice a couple weeks ago and the second shooter was from...

Homeless Man Stabbed by Homeless Man on 3rd

Homeless Man Stabbed by Homeless Man on 3rd

(Photo by Rick Swinger.) A homeless man was stabbed on 3rd Ave between Sunset and Rose Ave by another homeless man at approximately 3:15 pm Thursday. The...

Short-term Rentals Pass Planning; To Return to Planning for Review Before City Council Vote

Short-term rental rules passed the Planning and Land Use Management committee (PLUM) this week. All will return for review before going to City Council...

Venice Blvd Encampment Getting More Dense

Venice Blvd Encampment Getting More Dense

This encampment on the north side of Venice Blvd just before Abbot Kinney Blvd is getting more dense.

Encampment Asked to Vacate

Encampment Asked to Vacate

Stuff they wanted to save. Homeless were scrambling to save what they wanted. They lined some up on the freeway too. This was on the east side of Culver...