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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Busch Tells CBS Why MTA Not Best Idea

(Photo and video are courtesy of Mike Bravo.) Local homeless activist for the homeless David Busch tells CBS that MTA is not the best plan for the homeless...

VNC to Meet Tuesday Discuss People Street and Elect New Member

Venice Neighborhood Council (VNC) will meet Tuesday, 7 pm, Westminster Elementary School, 1010 Abbot Kinney Blvd to discuss changing part of Westminster...

Nick, Cityhood Chair, Not Happy with Bonin or Encampments; Pushes for Cityhood

Nick, Cityhood Chair, Not Happy with Bonin...

By Nick Antonicello, chairman of the Venice Neighborhood Council ad-hoc committee on Cityhood The encampment at Staples on Lincoln Boulevard in the heart...

VCH to Hold Open House to Show and Explain Project Rebuild

VCH to Hold Open House to Show and Explain...

Venice Community Housing (VCH) will be holding an open house and informational meeting 26 June from 6 to 9 pm at 718-721 Rose Ave to discuss their proposed...

Jones Settlement Incentive to Come

Jones Settlement Incentive to Come

15 June 2018.  The Jones Settlement, basically, says that people can sleep on the sidewalks of Los Angeles from 9 pm to 6 am. They can do such until 1250...

Swinger finds out E.Coli pond filled with sand

Swinger finds out E.Coli pond filled with...

(Photo courtesy of Rick Swinger.) Rick Swinger, local Rose-3rd Ave activist, has also been active in trying to slow beach goers and the County Health Department...

Brentwood, Pacific Palisades Invest in Venice Homeless Projects; None in Palisades or Brentwood

By Fight Back, Venice If you lived in Brentwood or Pacific Palisades wouldn’t you cheer for homeless projects in Venice, not Brentwood or Palisades?...

Ryavec Provides Letter Sent to Bonin Requesting CDP, EIR, and Questions Zoning for MTA Lot

14 June 2018. Mark Ryavec, president of the Venice Stakeholders Association, sent the letter to Councilman Mike Bonin stating that the proposed use of...

BID Board Votes to Increase Assessment Five Percent

Members of the Safe Team (Brad and Elliott) at the Flower Festival on Rose Saturday. 13 June 2018.  Board members of the Business Improvement District...

Regina Weller and why the “Bridge Housing” wont work

14 June 2018 Note: Sometimes Regina speaks of Measure HHH monies being spent. Measure HHH is used for building. Measure H is used for services. This story...