March 30, 2020 #1 Local News, Forum, Information and Event Source for Venice Beach, California.

VNC Board of Officers Meeting: 11-19-13

The Venice Neighborhood Council Board of Officers will meet at the Westminster Elementary School (Auditorium) at 1010 Abbot Kinney this evening (Tuesday, November 19, 2013) from 6:30 -10:30pm. Click here to read the full meeting agenda.

VNC

Meeting highlights include:

The Great Venice Toy Drive. Bring a toy to the meeting, or just drop one off at the meeting! Toys will then be distributed on a first come, first served basis as part of a fun-filled day at Oakwood Recreation Center on December 7, 2013 from 10am-2pm. Volunteers are needed: please email if you are interested in helping!

A Revised Motion on Short-Term Vacation Rentals. (Noting that there are presently 746 short-term rentals in Venice listed on a popular rental website, the demand for short-term rental units resulting in long-term rental units being withdrawn from the market.)

The Oakwood Recreation Center is currently taking applications to be a part of the Park Advisory Board. Last date to submit application is Friday, November 22, 2013.

Upgrade Of The Westminster Community Center and Dog Park

Creation of Visitor Impact Committee

101 Dudley Ave, 90291; Cell Phone Tower CASE NUMBER: ZA-2012-2118-CUW MOTION: The VNC recommends denial of the proposed project for a cell tower at 101 Dudley Avenue, as presented, for the following reasons.

1420 Abbot Kinney Blvd; Change of Use CASE NUMBERS: ZA-2013-1466-CDP [EXHIBIT] MOTION: Approve the change of use, from duplex to retail/office, as presented with the following conditions

305 Rose Ave, CA 90291; Change of Use CASE NUMBER: ZA-2013-1426-ZV-CDP-SPP MOTION: The Venice Neighborhood Council supports this adaptive reuse from Church to General Office based on certain conditions.

530-532 East Grand Blvd. 90291; Small Lot Subdivision, 3-homes on 2-lots CASE NUMBER: ZA 2013-2127-CDP-MEL MOTION: The Venice Neighborhood Councils supports this small lot subdivision (3 homes on 2 existing lots) project based on certain conditions.

709 5th Avenue 90291; Legalization of 3 Existing Homes on 1 Lot.

Related Posts

Los Angeles Residents Told to Stay Home

March 19, 2020

March 19, 2020

2nd COVID-19 death confirmed By Sam Catanzaro As public health officials confirmed the second death resulting from COVID-19, Los Angeles...

Lawsuit Contends Lawmakers Failing to Protect Homeless Amid COVID-19

March 19, 2020

March 19, 2020

Garcetti announces plan to provide thousands of beds in City rec. centers By Sam Catanzaro As Los Angeles plans to...

Los Angeles Issuing Microloans to Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

March 18, 2020

March 18, 2020

Additional cases confirmed in Venice By Sam Catanzaro As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases continues to grow, including additional...

Edify TV: Coronavirus Impacting Grocery Stores

March 10, 2020

March 10, 2020

Westside groceries and health stores are seeing the impact of the novel coronavirus on their shelves. Learn more in this...

Does the State Really Know Best on Almost Everything?

March 9, 2020

March 9, 2020

It’s beginning to seem as if many leading elected officials in California believe state government knows best about almost everything...

Link Housing Fix To Hsr, Solve Two Big Problems

February 26, 2020

February 26, 2020

By Tom Elias, Yo! Venice Columnist So SB 50 is dead, most likely at least for the rest of this...

Bridge Housing to Open in Less Than 2 Weeks

February 14, 2020

February 14, 2020

Open house next week By Sam Catanzaro A bridge housing homeless shelter in Venice will open in a little more...

Lincoln and Venice intersection to receive new name: Yo! Venice Westside Local Show – February, 10, 2020

February 10, 2020

February 10, 2020 1

All your local news, events and happenings in under 5 minutes. * Lincoln and Venice intersection to receive new name....

Rubbish Fire at Venice Blvd Encampment

February 10, 2020

February 10, 2020

LAFD: no investigation into Monday morning fire The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) says that a rubbish fire broke out...

Rent Control Again: Is This Voted Needed?

February 6, 2020

February 6, 2020

By Tom Elias, Yo! Venice Columnist It was a head-scratcher the other day when the AIDS Healthcare Foundation submitted more...

Abbot Kinney Parking Meter Update

February 6, 2020

February 6, 2020 1

By Sam Catanzaro Last month an open house was held to discuss parking meters coming to Abbot Kinney Boulevard. Now...

$3.7 Million Abbot Kinney-Adjacent Home Tops Venice Single Family December Sales

January 30, 2020

January 30, 2020

Compiled by Murray Weisberg Stay up to date on the Venice real estate scene! Here are all the single-family home...

Letter to the Editor: Troubled Waters?

January 22, 2020

January 22, 2020

What exactly is “an intended attack” (Search for Homeless Shelter Bomb Threat Motive Continues, January 17, 2020)? Failing to wait...

Historical Venice Church to Become Mansion for Multi-Millionaire?

January 17, 2020

January 17, 2020

Lawmakers deny an appeal intended to stop conversion of First Baptist Church of Venice By Sam Catanzaro A half-century-old church...

A Growing Homelessness Crisis Confronts Venice: A Look Back on 2019

December 31, 2019

December 31, 2019

If there was one topic that dominated the Venice news cycle in 2019, it was no doubt homelessness. From a...