By Lisa Robins The mysterious Venice-Dell-Pacific (VDP) is a controversial project which would create 136 units of affordable and permanent supportive housing on city owned land in the median currently being used […]
by Jon Wolff The following is from a recent conversation with a concerned Venice resident about the Snapchat problem. The resident requested to be identified only as Concerned Venetian. JW: You live […]
THE VENICE/ DELL/ PACIFIC HOUSING PROJECT
by MARTY LIBOFF This slideshow is from Venice Community Housing. There is a large affordable housing project being proposed for Venice. There was a community discussion about the project on June 23 […]
Free Legal Housing Clinic June 3 2017
Venice-Dell-Pacific Vision Plan Is Inclusive.
Venice Community Housing has released a “Preliminary Vision for the Venice-Dell-Pacific Parking Lots” presentation. This document outlines the general planning resulting from the many conversations they have had with the community and everyone […]
Why Property Owners Should Vote NO to the Venice Beach Business Improvement District
Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) are, by design, controlled by a very small group of commercial property owners, excluding the voice of most paying into the BID and completely excluding residential property owners, […]
What are Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) and Why Should Venice Community Members Be Concerned?
What is a BID? Business Improvement Districts (“BIDs”) are public-private partnerships, established under State and local laws that give Cities the power to form districts in which all businesses in the district […]
Will Venice Ever Be Shangri-La?
by M. Saffron Devakinanda Das and I spoke on a beautiful Sunny day at the beach. He is happy to be back in Venice after his 8 month annual stint in Vrndavan […]
The Westside Tenants Union held a meeting at the Venice Community Housing Corp. (720 Rose). 39 people were in attendance and some of the issues discussed were: Causta Hawkins: state law that […]
Under Our Collective Shadow The Unhoused Sleep
by Krista Schwimmer Each night, as the southern sunlight dissipates in the City of Angels, a shadow takes its place. This shadow sneaks across every sidewalk, through every street, and into every […]
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