By Judy Branfman Since 1999 over 1320 units of affordable, rent-controlled housing have been removed from Venice’s housing stock using the Ellis Act, which allows owners to take their buildings off the […]
Citizens Preserving Venice – THIS IS IT: COUNTDOWN TO COASTAL! LAST, BEST CHANCE TO STOP VENICE PLACE HOTEL!
IT’S UP TO YOU THE COASTAL COMMISSION CAN STOP THIS TERRIBLE “VENICE PLACE” PROJECT ONCE AND FOR ALL We’ve brought in experts and made the legal case BUT ONLY YOU CAN MAKE […]
The Battle of Lincoln Place: An Epic Fight by Tenants to Save Their Homes – Book Review
THE SAGA OF LINCOLN PLACE APARTMENTS A new book by Venice resident Dennis Hathaway, The Battle of Lincoln Place: An Epic Fight by Tenants to Save Their Homes, tells the history of […]
Bonin out!-( Haters in?~}:‑<
by Eric Ahlberg, Jon Wolff, and Todd von Hoffman. First, Todd von Hoffman’s excellent editorial. A sad day for Venice but hopefully relief for a family. We’ve been friends of Mike […]
VCH staff members Becky Dennison and Dawn Hicks accepting the AIALA award
On Thursday, October 28, Venice Community Housing (VCH) was recognized at the 2021 American Institute of Architects Los Angeles (AIALA) awards ceremony. The organization was honored as one of 15 Presidential Honorees, […]
SAVE VENICE WINS HISTORIC DESIGNATION FOR THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF VENICE
By Jon Wolff After four years of struggle to save the First Baptist Church of Venice, the Venice activist group Save Venice won a major victory in L.A. City Hall on September […]
THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF VENICE IS THE LIVING HISTORY OF VENICE
by Jon Wolff The Black History display at the Abbot Kinney Library in Venice will be up until the end of March.In recognition of Black History Month for 2019, an exhibit and […]
VENICE DOGZ PROTEST NATIONAL CHAINS AGAIN
On Saturday, February 9th, the Venice Dogz held their second protest against national chains on the Ocean Front Walk. It was held in front of Starbucks at 909 Ocean Front Walk and […]
THE FIGHT FOR THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF VENICE RAGES ON -conversations with Venice Activist Laddie Williams, Venice Elder Jataun Valentine, and Dr. Naomi Nightingale
By Jon Wolff The following is from conversations with Venice Activist Laddie Williams, Venice Elder Jataun Valentine, and Dr. Naomi Nightingale about the recent staff report from the Office of Historical Resources […]
Mike Bonin Walks Out On Black History
Councilman Mike Bonin’s tokenism and community evasion shenanigans reach a new low.
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