Exclusive Many thanks to: Holly Mosher, Judy Branfman, Lydia Ponce, Pamela Anderson, Alma Collins, Laddie Williams, Ivonne Guzman, Sue Kaplan, Mary J, Sabrina Venskus, Sam, Wendy, Code Pink and all who produced this function a success!
Venice, CA: Tuesday, April 5th, 2016 – users of the Venice Coalition to Maintain our Unique Group Character (VC-PUCC) took community users and media on a strolling tour as a result of Venice highlighting, not gardens, but outsized building that has relied on Los Angeles Scheduling Department’s unlawful growth acceptance procedures. The use of Venice Indication Off (VSO) and Coastal Exemption (CEX) permits have authorized developers to remove inexpensive housing and exceptional properties of Venice secured by the California Coastal Act and Venice Distinct Plan, generally without enter from community users.
The tour, led by VC-PUCC users and attorney Venskus, began at 635 San Juan Avenue, which experienced 3 lease-stabilized models on it in advance of the setting up was wrecked right after receiving both equally VSO and CEX permits – and has been at the heart of controversy for in excess of a year.
The tour ongoing to Santa Clara Avenue, where longtime 5th technology Venice resident, Alma Collins, shared the story of her previous property, where she was sandwiched involving two huge box residences – and on to a walk road where a tragic story accompanies the looming transformation of a small bungalow into two 2900 sq foot residences.
“It’s time for the Town to honor Venice residents’ Constitutional rights, comply with the regulation, and respect the neighborhoods and communities that make Venice – and Los Angeles as a total – exceptional,” mentioned Alma Collins.