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Lydia Poncé

My VNC President Candidacy

by Lydia Ponce Some very important questions from the Beachhead and I am honored to answer them. This is a great opportunity to serve our community and shed some love and light to these dark days before the VNC 2016 Election! There are so many fliers promoting lies and hate for specific slates… Unhoused Venice...

We Need An Interim Control Ordinance.

by Lydia Ponce For the love of Venice and for how kooks call themselves locals after paying millions of dollars and living here 4 years… We need an ICO. We need an Internal Control Ordinance on all proposed projects that require a MELLO determination. Mike Bonin can pen one in an hour… He can have...

Holiday Venice tenants ask Obama administration to help them buy the apartment buildings

By Lydia Poncé Residents of Oakwood’s 15 low-income buildings known as Holiday Venice Apartments, and community members, packed the Annex Room at Oakwood Park, Feb. 23, to hear what Carol Galante Assistant Deputy Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary, had to say about preserving their homes. These apartments are homes for mostly single working mothers,...

In Brief

Environmentalists versus Playa Vista It ain’t over, ‘til it’s over, might have been coined to describe the nearly 30 year fight to preserve the Ballona wetlands. The latest round began Feb. 24 when environmentalists submitted briefs to the Appellate Court alleging that the city of Los Angeles did not comply with the California Environmental Quality...