Posted in October 2011

LA Times: West LA Shelter Opens Early

The West LA Emergency Shelter is up and running — and providing some much needed assistance to the homeless — as reported in the LA Times.  In the story, the reporter introduces the reader to some of the people receiving assistance, as well as explaining the influx of homelessness in Venice and Westchester. Earlier this month, Councilman Bill … Continue reading

Halloween Pedestrian Safety

Councilman Bill Rosendahl and the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) want to remind parents that Halloween is a great time to teach children about pedestrian and traffic safety. Parents and other adults can help kids by demonstrating safe pedestrian behavior this Halloween — and LADOT has issued simple guidelines that will help keep children safe … Continue reading

Notice of Sunset Bridge Demolition

Metro tells the Office of Councilmember Bill Rosendahl that the contractor working on the Sepulveda Pass project will begin demolition and reconstruction of the northern half of the Sunset Bl Bridge. The demolition will take place during 12 nights, followed by a 12-month reconstruction period. Work is anticipated to start on Monday, October 31, 2011, … Continue reading

UPDATE: Venice Beach Draft Ordinance

The Los Angeles City Council’s Arts, Parks and Neighborhoods Committee unanimously approved the Venice Beach draft ordinance which amends  municipal code section 42.15 and regulates activity on Ocean Front Walk. The draft ordinance defines how vendors and performers can express themselves, as well as address noise levels in the Venice Boardwalk area. The draft ordinance prohibits the vending of items not directly … Continue reading

Palms Area Burglary Advisory

The LAPD released an advisory Monday for the Palms area, reporting two burglaries had been conducted in the past two weeks.  The suspects reportedly entered apartment complex laundry rooms late at night or early morning, pried open the coin-operated machines and emptied the coins. Suspect one was described as a white or hispanic male, 25 to 30-years-old, … Continue reading