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Category: Venice Beach Development


Worst Housing Bills Fail; Solution via Market Forces Now Possible

September 4, 2020

September 4, 2020

By Tom Elias, Columnist Evidence keeps mounting that California’s longtime housing shortage can be solved by market forces set loose...

Construction Continues at MDR Hotel Development in the Works for 2 Decades

March 2, 2020

March 2, 2020

288-room hotel at Via Marina and Via Tahiti By Sam Catanzaro Construction continues on a new nearly 300-room dual hotel...

Bill to Override Local Zoning for Housing Development Before Lawmakers Again

January 8, 2020

January 8, 2020

California Senate Bill 50 is back By Sam Catanzaro A controversial bill that would tie the hands of local lawmakers...

LUPC Approves Oxford Triangle Housing Project

May 14, 2019

May 14, 2019

98-units of affordable housing coming to Venice By Sam Catanzaro The Venice Neighborhood Council’s (VNC) Land Use and Planning Committee...

Column: Adapting to Westside Vacancies

February 18, 2019

February 18, 2019

By Avi Sinai We all see the vacant storefronts around the Westside and it begs the question – why are...

Dockweiler Power Plant to be Abandoned as L.A. Divests in Fossil Fuels

February 13, 2019

February 13, 2019

City to abandoned three gas power plants. By Sam Catanzaro The City of Los Angeles will not spend billions of...

Bus Yard Homeless Shelter Lawsuit

January 24, 2019

January 24, 2019

Venice Stakeholders Association takes legal action against the City of Los Angeles. By Sam Catanzaro The Venice Stakeholders Association (VSA)...

Permanent Supportive Housing Proposed for Venice and Beethoven

January 17, 2019

January 17, 2019

Motion going through L.A. City Council pegs Mar Vista location. By Sam Catanzaro Los Angeles lawmakers are considering a proposal...

Venice Beach’s Top Stories of 2018

December 31, 2018

December 31, 2018

2018 was a busy year in Venice’s news cycle. While the familiar topics of development and homelessness dominated headlines, new...

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...