On the morning of January 13, Laura and her partner woke up to the sound of someone yelling, “Fire, fire!” It took her a second to realize that the tent next to hers was on fire—and hers would be the next to burn.
Venice, CA - More than thirty residents spoke for two hours giving passionate testimonies to the Bureau of Engineering at the Ramada Inn Homeless Shelter hearing this past Thursday. Their message--Venice can't handle any more.
On Thursday, January 28, 2021, two environmental groups, Grassroots Coalition and Ballona Ecosystem Education Project (BEEP) filed a lawsuit challenging California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s “restoration” project at the Ballona Wetlands. The lawsuit challenges the EIR prepared for th…
A homeless man charged with homicide in the death of 71-year-old Jesus Valdivia has pleaded not guilty in the case.
Crime stats at service provider locations and an update on the Oceanfront fire were among topics covered at the latest Venice Neighborhood Council (VNC) Public Health and Safety Committee Meeting.
The family of a missing woman is still looking for answers in her disappearance.
While who is running and for what office remains a mystery of sorts, the Venice Neighborhood Council (VNC) is moving forward with the roll out of the 2021 June election in which twenty-one seats will be up for grabs for a two-year term. The current board will serve until their successors qu…
Strong winds picked up overnight as Southern California faces the threat of increased wildfire and high surf dangers, according to the National Weather Service.