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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

70-Foot, Mixed-Use Building on Lincoln to Use TOC Density

70-Foot, Mixed-Use  Building on Lincoln to...

The 70-foot building planned for 1808 – 1816 Lincoln Blvd will be heard by the Land Use and Planing Committee (LUPC) of the Venice Neighborhood Council...

Talk Show Host O’Connor Comes to Mar Vista to Broadcast about the 405 Freeway Homeless

Talk Show Host O’Connor Comes to Mar...

Larry O’Connor, radio talk show host on WMAL AM/FM in Washington, DC, talks with Venice activist Barbara Gibson after his broadcast locally on 790...

One man’s stuff off North Venice Blvd at Venice Way

One man’s stuff off North Venice Blvd...

One homeless man is consolidating all his stuff in the middle of the island off North Venice Blvd where Venice Way splits. When asked if it was all his,...

Are you ready for the new balcony inspection law?

Are you ready for the new balcony inspection...

Encampment Update — 26 April 2019

Encampment Update — 26 April 2019

Seventh Ave is a total evolution … for the better. It is encouragement for all of Venice.Fourth has a couple more tenters. Penmar Park, which was cleaned...

LAHSA Puts Out RFP for Safe Parking

The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA)announces the release of the 2019 Safe Parking Program Request for Proposals. Under this RFP, LAHSA...

What does the Jones Settlement, Ninth Circuit (Boise case) Decision Have to Do With LA Homeless?

The Jones Settlement, the Ninth Circuit court decision have been bantered around a lot and people are curious about these two in relation to the Los Angeles...

LAPD Beach Patrol Will Continue

The LAPD “beach patrols will continue,” according to Captain James Setzer of LAPD Pacific Division. Many Venetians have been concerned as to...

BID Shows Clean and Safe Team Activities for March

BID Shows Clean and Safe Team Activities...

Business Improvement District (BID) shows Clean and Safe Team activities for the month of March.

Ballot Initiative Would Eliminate Vacancy Decontrol and Force Rent Caps on New Construction After 15 Years

Ballot Initiative Would Eliminate Vacancy...

The Venice Update was recently criticized for printing political information such as the following. It is true the Update is non political.   What many...