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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Councilman Bonin Walks on Centinela and Walks Away from Homeless Man with Fire

Councilman Mike Bonin had a special walk and talk with Mike on Centinela last week. It was by RSVP and the meeting place was not disclosed until before...

VNC Addresses Billboard Blight, Renews Homeless Committee

By Angela McGregor Tuesday night’s meeting of the Venice Neighborhood Council (VNC) Board featured a motion to create a Community Impact Statement...

3rd To Get Special Cleaning Wednesday

3rd To Get Special Cleaning Wednesday

3rd Ave between Rose and Sunset will be cleaned Wednesday, 16 October. It is normally cleaned on Fridays, but because of the fires, Sanitation was called...

Bill Maher, political commentator and comedian, talks about the costs for homeless housing in Los Angeles

Bill Maher, comedian and political commentator talks about the cost of the homeless housing in Los Angeles.

Encampment Update — 10 October

Encampment Update — 10 October

South Venice Blvd and Westminster Senior Center Park are increasing in number of encampments as is Hampton Ave, north of Rose on the east side in front...

LAPD Joins in Breast Cancer Month With Pink Car

LAPD Joins in Breast Cancer Month With Pink...

LAPD joins in Breast Cancer Month with bright pink cruiser.

HSO Meetings Will be Held to Explain Enforcement

LA City Planning will hold special meetings, starting 16 October, to give community members a chance to ask questions regarding the new Home Sharing Ordinance...

Ring Questions Homeless Building Projects in Venice; A Video Telling Story of Why This Housing Costs So Much

Ring Questions Homeless Building Projects...

Edward Ring’s story of the homeless housing proposed for Venice so echoes the thoughts and feelings of Venice residents. His story got national recognition...

Mayor’s Faucet Provides for Clean Bodies and Lots of Laughs

Mayor’s Faucet Provides for Clean Bodies...

(All photos courtesy of Rick Swinger.) Young homeless resident of 3rd Ave gets creative using the Mayor’s drinking fountain and a cooler box. Mayor...

Governor Signs New Rent Control Bill

Note the Venice land south of Washington Blvd is zoned R-1, single-family, and the silver triangle area is zoned single family along with the Canal homes. ...