Initiative To Clear Encampment From Venice Boardwalk Brings 191 People IndoorsOn the last official day of the Encampment to Home initiative to offer a pathway to permanent housing to people living along the Venice Boardwalk, Councilman Mike Bonin and Mayor Eric Garcetti said Friday that 191 people have been brought indoors.
Drive-By Shooting Possibly Linked To Fatal Crash In VeniceThe crash happened at about 10:30 a.m. at the Westminster Dog Park in the 1300 block of South Pacific Avenue, according to Margaret Stewart of the Los Angeles Fire Department.
Exclusive Interview: Father Of Kolby Story, Whose Remains Were Discovered Last Week Near Venice, Speaks About His DaughterBrian Story, the father of Kolby Story, whose remains were discovered in a wetlands area near Venice last week, speaks about the ordeal and remembers his daughter.
Police: Man Disguises Himself As Homeless Outreach Advocate To Sell Drugs To Unhoused Population In VenicePolice say a drug dealer disguised himself as a homeless outreach advocate in Venice, taking advantage of the homelessness crisis in the area.
Remains Found In Ballona Wetlands ID’d As Missing Woman Kolby Story32-year-old Kolby Story was reported missing in December.
Skeletal Remains Found While Searching For Missing Woman Kolby Story Amid Homeless Encampment Cleanup On Venice BoardwalkKolby Story has been missing since December of last year. Her checkbook and driver’s license were found in a tunnel in Venice Friday morning.
87-Year-Old Lowell Duke Located After Going Missing In Venice Area87-year-old Lowell Duke was last seen at about 2 p.m. Monday in the area of West Washington Boulevard and Beach Avenue in the Venice area, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Cleanup Of Venice Homeless Camps Continues, Deadline ExtendedAccording to L.A. City Councilman Mike Bonin, so far 104 of the approximately 200 homeless people who live on the boardwalk have been moved into shelters with the promise of a pathway to more permanent housing.
Man Killed, Woman Wounded In Venice Car-To-Car Shooting, CrashThe car-to-car shooting occurred early Monday morning. The suspects remain at large.
LAPD Investigating After Man Found Dead At Venice Beach Boardwalk EncampmentLos Angeles police Friday were investigating after a man was found dead in a tent at a homeless encampment near the intersection of Ocean Front Walk and Dudley Avenue in Venice.
Effort To House Venice Homeless To Start Monday Despite Delayed Funding VoteThe Los Angeles City Council Wednesday delayed a vote on funding Councilman Mike Bonin's initiative to offer all people living in encampments along Ocean Front Walk in Venice a pathway to permanent housing, but it won't delay the program's start on Monday.
Embattled LA Councilman Mike Bonin Steps Up Efforts To Clear Venice Homeless CampsBeginning June 28, teams will go up and down Ocean Front Walk offering housing and services to the dozens of homeless people living there.
LASD Blasted By Advocates For Response To Homelessness Crisis In Venice AreaDays after the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department spoke publicly about addressing homelessness in Venice, community leaders are too speaking out, blasting the LASD for its actions.
Sheriff Alex Villanueva Sending Deputies To Venice Beach EncampmentsLos Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said he would be sending deputies out to Venice Beach Tuesday morning.
Knife-Wielding Woman Arrested On Venice Boardwalk During LA City Councilman’s EventLos Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino was holding a news conference to announce a new plan to address homelessness.