The czar would also be able to better connect the homeless or formerly homeless to resources offered by the city, including city-run housing units and vouchers, the motion said.
Nick Fagnano was one of 13 people at the beach who were struck by lightning, including a part-time lifeguard who remains hospitalized. Fagnano was the only one who died from his injuries.
Nick Fagnano, 20, was in the water with friends Sunday when he was hit, according to the L.A. County Coroner’s Office.
Beachgoers along the Venice Boardwalk were in a somber mood Monday in the wake of a lightning strike that killed a 20-year-old man and injured a dozen more the day before.
Lightning struck twelve adults and a 15-year-old at Venice Beach on Sunday gravely injuring one person and critically injuring another.
Crews worked early Monday to seal a broken water hydrant in Venice, but not before an estimated 180,000 gallons flooded nearby streets, officials said.
A large water main break flooded the garage of a Venice condo complex overnight.
The Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to ban the use of Segways and other similar electric and hybrid personal vehicles or scooters along the Venice Beach boardwalk.
A skateboarding collision was captured on video, in which a 10-year old suffered a concussion that may have been deadly, if not for his safety equipment.
The Venice City Council will consider banning Segways from the boardwalk after the city’s transportation committee Wednesday supported the ordinance.
Authorities say a woman was struck and seriously injured by a maintenance vehicle while sunbathing on a Los Angeles County beach.
Chef Pierpaolo Mattei from Spazio Caffé stopped by KCAL9 Thursday to tell viewers about the items on their spring menu.
The stabbing occurred in the 1600 block of Pacific Avenue at approximately 8:30 p.m., LAPD officer Sara Faden told City News Service.
Victor Henderson claims he helped to create the “Brooks Avenue Painting” on the building at Brooks and Pacific avenues in 1969, and was not consulted before its destruction.
Authorities say two men were recovering Sunday after being stabbed along Venice Beach’s oceanfront walk.