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Bridge Housing Stats, Motion to Close Lane of Venice Boulevard

August 21, 2020

August 21, 2020

August Venice Neighborhood Council meeting recap Part 1 By Angela McGregor At the most recent Venice Neighborhood Council (VNC) meeting,...

City of LA’s Top Homeless Advisor Resigns

August 17, 2020

August 17, 2020

By Toi Creel Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s top advisor on homelessness Christina Miller has told her colleagues she will...

Return of Sb50: Good or Bad for Your Health?

December 27, 2019

December 27, 2019

By Tom Elias, Yo! Venice columnist The good news last year for many Californians who happen to live near light...

UCLA Study Suggests Algorithm Can Prevent Homelessness

December 24, 2019

December 24, 2019

Nearly half of instances of homelessness predicted in study By Sam Catanzaro Researchers at UCLA recently were able to accurately...

Supreme Court Ruling Protects Right of Homeless to Sleep in Public

December 16, 2019

December 16, 2019 1

Ruling ties hands for lawmakers grappling with encampments, celebrated by homeless advocates By Sam Catanzaro The Supreme Court has declined...

Sleeping Ban Near Schools, Parks, Venice Boardwalk?

August 30, 2019

August 30, 2019 1

Under a proposal by a Los Angeles City Councilmember, sleeping on the Venice Beach Boardwalk could be illegal. Photo: Sam Catanzaro

Cedars-Sinai Giving Out $15 Million in Grants to Local Groups Fighting Homelessness

July 16, 2019

July 16, 2019

St. Joseph’s Center, Venice Family Clinic among recipients. By Sam Catanzaro Cedars-Sinai, the non-profit hospital and health center, is contributing...