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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Bridge Homes will not result in cleaning up the encampments … Legal Aid Foundation

Mayor Eric Garcetti promised cleaning up the encampments as an enticement for communities to accept the Bridge Home concepts in their neighborhoods. ...

Why is this happening? Why is this happening here and not there?

Why is this happening?  Why is this happening...

(Photo courtesy of Charley Swan.) (Photo courtesy of Charley Swan.) (Photo courtesy of Steve Sanders.) It is our beach, not theirs? They are breaking the...

Fight Back Venice Has This to Say About Town Hall

Fight Back Venice Has This to Say About Town...

The email link is: https://www.fightbackvenice.org/be-heard-venice-inclusion-demand-oct-17/

State of Emergency for Typhus Infestation

Los Angeles has declared a state of emergency for typhus infestation. Nine cases were reported in downtown LA and 20 in Pasadena. Dr. Drew claims Long...

LA Times Reports on El Pueblo Surrounding Enforcement of Encampments

LA Times reports on the sanitation and enforcement surrounding the El Pueblo, which is the City’s first Bridge Housing. El Pueblo opened in September....

Will Hawkins Resigns from VNC, Homeless Committee

William Hawkins has resigned from the Venice Neighborhood Council Board. It will be announced at the 16 October meeting. Will was chair of the Homeless...

Telling Film of Venice — Crime, Transient Homeless, and Now City Wants “Bridge Housing” in Residential Area

Telling Film of Venice — Crime, Transient...

Excellent film by Paul Abascal on the homeless in Venice. Abascal touches on the transient inhabitants, the crime, the multitude of social services that...

St. Joseph to Hold Community Meet, 24 October

St. Joseph to Hold Community Meet, 24 October

St. Joseph will hold their second community meet 24 October, 5 pm at St. Joseph Center, 204 Hampton Dr. Note it was stated in Update erroneously that the...

Prepare for Earthquake Day

Prepare for Earthquake Day

City of Boise, Idaho Appeals Ninth Circuit Overnight Camping Case

City of Boise, Idaho Appeals Ninth Circuit...

The case at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals that put a blanket “bed for the homeless” ruling similar to the Los Angeles Jones Settlement...