Garcetti Signs Ordinance To Restrict Sleeping, Homeless Encampments In Certain City AreasThe City Council voted 13-2 to approve the new ordinance and Mayor Eric Garcetti signed it into law on Thursday.
Michael McClain, 38-Year-Old Venice Area Resident, Arrested In Connection To Boardwalk Homeless Encampment KillingLAPD and City Councilman Mike Bonin confirm an arrest has been made in connection to the Friday killing of a 49-year-old man living in the Venice Boardwalk Homeless Encampment.
Councilman Bonin Blasts Recall Effort As 'Extravagant Waste Of Taxpayer Money' As Organizers Continue To CriticizeOrganizers say they want L.A. City Councilman Mike Bonin out of office due in part to his response to the homelessness crisis in Venice.
Sheriff's Deputies Step In To Help Address Homelessness Crisis In Venice AreaResidents and Los Angeles city leaders and officials are growing fed up with what they're calling a lack of action toward the homelessness crisis in the Venice area.
Coronavirus: LA Councilman Calls For Streets To Partially Open To PedestriansA Los Angeles city councilman is calling for streets to be made more accessible to people getting outdoor time by walking or biking during the coronavirus pandemic.
Town Hall Over Proposed Temporary Homeless Facility Heats Up Venice BeachThe shelter, which would be built on a former 3-acre Metro bus yard on Sunset and Main would provide housing for up to 100 homeless people at a time, with 24-hour access, showers and round-the-clock security on site.
L.A. City Council Wants Answers To Why LAFD Battles 2 Brush Fires With Only Half Its Helicopter Fleet"I'm asking for the Department of General Services and LAFD to report to us about what the problem is and how the hell we can solve it as quickly as possible," Councilman Bonin says.
Officials Want To Bolster Security Along Venice Boardwalk The city of Los Angeles wants to bolster security along the famed Venice boardwalk.