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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Shuffle with the Shuttle — It’s Free

Shuffle with the Shuttle — It’s...

Free Beach Shuttle service now operates year round with stops at Marina Beach, Waterside Shopping Center, Playa Vista, and the Venice Beach Pier.  Get...

Homeless Count Breakdown Data Summary for Venice Submitted

Homeless Count Breakdown Data Summary for...

Darryl DuFay submitted this breakdown of the LAHSA homeless count figures for 2017.  Note that the people who will qualify for the Permanent Supportive...

Devine Answers Okulick Regarding Implementation of BID

Devine Answers Okulick Regarding Implementation...

  Tara Devine, interim chief executive officer of the Venice Beach  Business Improvement District (BID), answers John Okulick’s acquisitions...

Baseball: Venice Chamber of Commerce vs Venice Neighborhood Council

Take me out to the ball game! It will be the Venice Chamber of Commerce vs the Venice Neighborhood Council Board Members in the first Venice Charity Softball...

Playa del Rey “Safe Streets” Program to be Scratched; Streets to be Restored

Playa del Rey “Safe Streets”...

All lanes are to be restored. Cars were backed up on Culver Blvd, backing up cars on Alla Road, under the 90 freeway on week nights. PLAYA DEL REY, CA —...

Shockley Asks for Venetians to Write Letters in Opposition to PSH Ordinance

Mark Shockley, president of the Oxford Triangle Association, has prepared a fact sheet regarding the City Permanent Supportive Ordinance PSHO Ord  proposed...

Okulick Says “Want Monies Returned” … BID Not Implemented

Okulick Says “Want Monies Returned”...

“I am requesting the Business Improvement District (BID) assessment monies be returned to the 463 property owners in accordance with State Law as...

“Turf Wars Over Airbnbs” KCET Documentary

“Turf Wars Over Airbnbs” KCET...

Info by Darryl DuFay Judith Goldman forwarded this excellent KCET [SoCal Connected] documentary on Short Term Rentals.  It is about 13 minutes long. Learn...

VSA To Appeal Decision Regarding Intolerable Beach Conditions

VSA To Appeal Decision Regarding Intolerable...

By Mark Ryaec, president of Venice Stakeholders Association (VSA) The VSA’s lawsuit against the City and County of Los Angeles for intolerable conditions...

Councilman Gives “Great Street” Three-Month Figures

Councilman Gives “Great Street”...

Note:  Councilman Mike Bonin made this report on “Great Streets” project in his “Neighborhood’s First Newsletter. The 90-day results...