“On one side are residents who say they find homeless people urinating on their front lawn and allege, like Mark Ryavec, that the new city services are only drawing more homeless people into the community. As Ryavec put it: ‘I do not want to see the city of LA become the trailer park of last resort for everyone who has chosen either involuntarily or voluntarily to live in their vehicles.'” Now known as Silicon Beach, Venice has become a magnet for tech workers. It’s also the scene of a rising homeless population. And politicians are picking sides and drawing lines in the sand. From The Guardian: Trouble in Venice: can this trendy LA enclave reconcile a deep divide?