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Vaping, Smoking Pot Banned on Venice Beach

April 7, 2019

April 7, 2019 3

County definition of smoking to include vapor and cannabis By Sam Catanzaro  The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors recently...

City Council Passes Paid Parental Leave

April 3, 2019

April 3, 2019

City council approves 18 weeks of leave for employees in Los Angeles. By Sam Catanzaro In 1970, 30 percent of...

Banning Rooftop Ads on Cars?

March 28, 2019

March 28, 2019

L.A. City Council considers idea. By Keldine Hull With the rise of digital rooftop advertisements on taxicabs and on-demand rideshare...

Marina Oil Well Explosion Sparks Discussion

February 5, 2019

February 5, 2019

Jan. 18 incident sheds light on the dangers of oil wells in the city. By Tor Marom Discussions on public...

10 New Bills That Will Impact West L.A.

January 18, 2019

January 18, 2019

Looking legislation former Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law before leaving office. By Tor Marom 2019 has finally come around,...

Venice Neighborhood Council to Reconsider 720 Rose Supportive Housing Approval

December 18, 2018

December 18, 2018

By Sam Catanzaro  At their regular board meeting tonight, the Venice Neighborhood Council (VNC) will reconsider their November 20 approval of...

No Street Vendor Protection for the Venice Boardwalk

November 15, 2018

November 15, 2018

Los Angeles City Council passes law that limits regulation of street vendors, does not include Venice Beach Boardwalk. By Tor Marom...

Bonin Releases Bridge Housing Design Proposal

October 16, 2018

October 16, 2018

154 beds proposed for MTA yard location.  By Sam Catanzaro  Councilmember Mike Bonin has released design sketches of what the...

L.A. to Ban the Sale of Fur Products

September 20, 2018

September 20, 2018

Sale of fur to be illegal in 2020.  By Sam Catanzaro  With warm temperatures year-round and ample sunshine, rarely is...

“Lock her Up” Chant Started at Venice Neighborhood Council Meeting

August 22, 2018

August 22, 2018 1

Deputy for Mayor Garcetti met by rowdy VNC crowd.  By Sam Catanzaro At the monthly Venice Neighborhood Council (VNC) meeting...