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  • VCC Members, STP Foundation & NourishLA, featured in local news

    Taken from https://yovenice.com/2021/11/23/opinion-i-am-my-brothers-keeper/ _________________________________________________ Opinion: I Am My Brother’s Keeper By Nick Antonicello I spoke with Bruno Hernandez, the executive director of Be Creative/STP Foundation as well as The Venice Art […]

  • SoCalGas to Fund Testing of First-of-its-Kind Direct Air Capture Technology

    SoCalGas joins the U.S. Department of Energy in funding testing of technology that captures carbon dioxide from the atmosphere while collecting water for reuse   LOS ANGELES—Nov. 16, 2021—Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) today announced it will support research to test and further […]

  • LADOT LAnow On-demand Rides Are Back

    LAnow is an on demand shared-ride service, designed by you. Hail a ride through the LAnow smartphone app. Once reserved, meet the shuttle at the scheduled LAnow pick-up/drop-off point. Within the service area, pick-up/drop-off points are never more than a few blocks (1/4 mile) away. You can […]

  • LA County COVID-19 Updates: COVID Safe Thanksgiving + Small Biz Rent Relief + More

    November 18, 2021  Have A COVID Safe Thanksgiving! Many generations often gather to celebrate Thanksgiving, so think about everyone’s risk for COVID-19. Take extra precautions if there are people who are not fully vaccinated and/or who are at a higher risk of getting severe disease if they […]

  • Nominations Open for Venice Art Crawl's 2022 Legendary Women Artists of Venice Awards

    The Venice Art Crawl (VAC) is pleased to announce the 2022 Legendary Women Artists of Venice Awards nominations. The VAC committee is looking for women across multiple art disciplines who have made significant contributions to the arts and the Venice community. Eligible candidates must have […]

  • Rep Lieu Statement on Closure of Brentwood Homeless Encampment

    View webpage: https://lieu.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/rep-lieu-statement-closure-brentwood-homeless-encampmentIMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 3, 2021             CONTACT: Jenna Bushnell (Lieu) - 202-225-3976   LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles […]

  • LA Alliance for Human Rights: We haven't won yet...but we are winning!

    We haven’t won yet…but we are winning!  As the LA times just reported, the City’s massive shift in policy focuses on increasing interim shelter beds by the thousands (mostly through our lawsuit), increasing outreach, and starting to clear encampments humanely and compassionately.  Sound […]

  • Beyond Baroque Announces the Fred Dewey Legacy Project

    Dear Friends, On October 23, Beyond Baroque hosted a memorial for Beyond Baroque’s longest-serving director, Fred Dewey. We were deeply touched by the outpouring of thanks and remembrance at the tribute. If you were unable to attend, the memorial was recorded and is available for […]

  • LADWP Speedway ERDIP Water Pipeline Project - DELAYED UNTIL JANUARY 2022

    PROJECT DELAYED - NOW STARTING JANUARY 2022 LADWP is planning to replace aging water infrastructure along Speedway and some side streets in Venice. Construction will begin in January 2022 and is expected to be completed by May 2023.  Project Schedule Phase 1:  January 2022 - May 2022Phase 2:  […]

  • Office of LA Controller, Ron Galperin: What We Can Do About L.A.'s Budget Issues

    An Unprecedented YearL.A. Controller Ron Galperin recently released the 2021 Preliminary Financial Report, a snapshot of the City’s balance sheet for the fiscal year that ended on June 30, 2021. He found that City revenues were slightly higher than the prior year and expenses were lower, noting […]