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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Winter Shelter, WLA, is Open Now and Until Sunday at 7 am

The West LA winter shelter opened yesterday, 1 March, at 5 pm and will remain open until 7 am Sunday, 3 March.

Encampment Update — 2 March

Encampment Update — 2 March

Venice Update was told that if this sign shown above were displayed so that people could see it from the sidewalk, violators on the private property ,...

City Councilman Paul Koretz Slams SB50

By Preserve LA Note:  The Venice Neighborhood Council voted in favor of SB50 at their last meeting. February 28, 2019 – Los Angeles, CA – Los Angeles...

Small Alley Area at Northeast Corner of Lincoln and Venice Blvd

Small Alley Area at Northeast Corner of Lincoln...

Robert, the young man talking, and Josh under the green tent, would love to have this cleaned up.  All this, they say, was here when they arrived.  If...

VNC Unanimously Passes Parking and Transportation Motion to Provide CIS

The Venice Neighborhood Council unanimously passed the Parking and Transportation Committee’s motion last night (25 Feb) at a special meeting to...

Mardi Gras in Venice Saturday

Mardi Gras in Venice Saturday

By Rick Swinger Mardi Gras in Venice Saturday. Parade went from Rose to Windward on Ocean Front Walk. Queen was Deanna Navakuku; King was Paul Rivas.  ...

St. Joseph Center to Hold Community Meet

St. Joseph Center to Hold Community Meet

St. Joseph Center will have one of its Community meetings to address neighborhood concerns regarding the Hampton facility, 6 March at 5 pm at the St. Joseph...

VNC to Hold Special Meet Monday — CIS for Venice Median

VNC to Hold Special Meet Monday — CIS...

The Venice Neighborhood Council (VNC) will hold a special meeting Monday at 7 pm, Oakwood Recreation Center, 767 California, to approve a Community Impact...

Sanitation Cleans LA Side of 405 Underpass at Venice Blvd

Sanitation Cleans LA Side of 405 Underpass...

Last week you read about the encampment under the 405 freeway on Venice Blvd.  Los Angeles jurisdiction side (north side) was packed with homeless; ...

Encampment Update — 22 February

Encampment  Update — 22 February

Totally different attitude among the homeless this week. Perhaps, because it was sunny and no immediate threat of rain. Consistently, the people encountered...