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Housing

Venice Community Housing – Providing Shelter.

By Enyaj Pitchford At the 2020 Mural Reveal It was an honor to spend time talking to Becky Dennison , who has worked at VCH, the Venice Community Housing Corporation for the past 5 ½ years. She is sharp with a quick intelligence and is fully committed to her cause, her job. She plays a...
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Carol Sobel’s VNC Presentation

Quick recap of points and the scene at Carol Sobel's presentation at the VNC Homeless Committee meeting on April 27th, 2021
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Opposition to Mark Sokol’s 30-Day eviction notice to his commercial tenants on Windward Avenue in Venice

a Letter from Margaret Molloy Mark Sokol, CEO of the Venice Beach Business Improvement District, is the owner of the Hotel Erwin at 1697 Pacific Avenue; Larry’s at 24 Windward Avenue; and several commercial stores to the east between Larry’s and the Townhouse at 52-58 Windward Avenue including vintage clothing store “Only in Venice” and...
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Venaissance

There is a new Renaissance in Venice called Venaissance. A group dedicated to beautifying Venice. One of their aims is to promote gardens for the houseless and around businesses and homes. Their slogan is, ‘Planting gardens to promote: cleanliness, peace and tranquility.

Venice Place Groundhog Day

The Venice Place project, which would cover almost an entire block with a 78-room & 4-apartment hotel, two restaurants, a liquor store, and a spa, is headed back to the West Area Planning Commission again, if only for a rubber stamp. During eight years of fighting over several versions of this project, support has come...

Support Community Housing – Join the 100 letter challenge

Be part of the solution to end the dire housing crisis in Venice Show your support for Venice Community Housing by signing a letter of support for Lincoln Apartments in Venice, 40 homes for transition aged youth (18-24) and others who have experienced homelessness. Your letter will be sent to the City of LA before...
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A Bridge Home Opens

On February 22, 2020, Venice's A Bridge Home transitional shelter held its first and last public open house to a mixed crowd of the curious, the supporters, and the skeptical and bitter few
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Summation of VNC’s Fascistic Removal of Matt Fisher

Venice, CA— Break down of the February VNC board meeting's unhonorable motion to remove preeminent PoC and Unhoused advocate Matt Fisher.
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Update on Planter Boxes | Sep 2019

Since the recent removals of planter boxes, numerous sections have been added to pre-existing boxes at the Post Office,
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 Lambert The Loser

Carl Lambert loses again, but Like a villain in a comic book, he dies, only to come back a few issues later.  It will take constant vigilance to guard against the Lamberts of our time but the People of Venice will win again.  Venice always wins.
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