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The ParkMe App, which has been operating in Santa Monica, has expanded to more locations on Westside.

News, Venice, Santa Monica, Parking

ParkMe App Currently Used In Santa Monica Expands To Venice, Hollywood

Posted Mar. 24, 2015, 11:19 am

A smartphone app that has been guiding drivers to open parking spaces in Santa Monica is being expanded to Venice and Hollywood today.

News, Venice, Police Department

Cow's End Cafe Owner Loses Fingertip After Transient Attack

Posted Mar. 23, 2015, 10:04 am

A 31-year-old man suspected of biting off the fingertip of a Venice cafe owner was behind bars today.

News, Venice, Police Department

Venice High Parents Show Dissatisfaction At Meeting Discussing Recent Arrests

Posted Mar. 19, 2015, 8:43 am

Some parents expressed dissatisfaction with what they heard Wednesday night from Los Angeles Unified School District officials at a community meeting at Venice High School to discuss the recent arrest of one dozen students suspected of taking part in sexual assaults of two girls.

News, Venice, Police Department

12th Teenage Boy Surrenders To Police Regarding Venice High Sexual Assault Allegations

Posted Mar. 18, 2015, 9:46 am

A 12th teenage boy who was allegedly part of a group of 14 accused of sexually assaulting two girls who attend Venice High School surrendered to police Tuesday.

News, Venice, Police Department

Police Continue Search For Four Male Suspects In Venice High Sex Scandal

Posted Mar. 16, 2015, 9:25 am

Police today continued a search for four male suspects who allegedly were part of a group of 14 teenage boys accused of sexually assaulting two girls who attend at Venice High School.

News, Venice, Police Department

Venice High Sex Scandal: 14 Male Students Accused Of Sexual Assault

Posted Mar. 13, 2015, 1:59 pm

Police today arrested nine male Venice High School students suspected in a series of sexual assaults involving two of their female classmates.

Latest police, crime and courts news.

News, Venice, Police Department

Drunk Driver Crashes Into Seven Parked Vehicles In Venice

Posted Mar. 12, 2015, 8:27 am

A motorist was arrested today for allegedly crashing into seven parked vehicles in Venice, police said.

Latest police, crime and courts news.

News, Venice, Police Department

Venice Gang Member Sentenced To Life In Prison For Killing Two Men In 2011

Posted Feb. 12, 2015, 8:11 am

A gang member was sentenced on Wednesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the shooting deaths of two young men at a Venice-area park.

Latest police, crime and courts news.

News, Venice, Police Department

Venice Home-Invasion: Woman Robbed Of Cell Phones, Wallet

Posted Feb. 12, 2015, 8:09 am

A woman was robbed of cellular phones and a wallet in a home-invasion robbery in Venice, police said today.

News, Venice, Los Angeles

L.A. Councilman Mike Bonin Says Taxes Should Better Help Venice Beach

Posted Jan. 31, 2015, 10:04 am

Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin said Thursday some taxes collected in Venice should be kept in the area to pay for more parking spaces and restrooms, affordable housing and other projects to improve the beach community and tourist destination.

Venice High School.

News, Venice, Education, Lausd

Venice High Renovations To Be Fast-Tracked Along With 10 Other Schools

Posted Jan. 28, 2015, 9:16 am

Venice High School will be fast-tracked under Superintendent Ramon Cortines’ plan to renovate 11 campuses across the Los Angeles Unified School District, it was reported today.

News, Venice, Ladwp

Six-Inch Water Main In Venice Ruptures New Year's Day

Posted Jan. 2, 2015, 9:10 am

A six-inch water main in Venice ruptured New Year's Day and utility crews were working to restore service to about 50 customers, according to the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power.

News, Venice, Earthquake

3.9 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes South Of San Pedro, Felt In Venice

Posted Dec. 30, 2015, 4:48 pm

A magnitude-3.9 earthquake struck today 12 miles south of San Pedro, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

News, Venice, Police Department

LAPD Officer Taken To Hospital After Violent Scuffle With Transient In Venice

Posted Dec. 30, 2015, 4:46 pm

Two Los Angeles police officers and a transient were hurt today in a struggle in Venice during which police used a Taser to take the suspect into custody.

The annual Penguin Club Ocean Swim returns to Venice Beach this Thursday, Jan. 1.

Venice, Seven Days, Santa Monica, Ocean

Venice Beach To Host Penguin Club's New Year's Day Ocean Swim

Posted Dec. 30, 2015, 9:46 am

Give your New Year a cool fresh start with an ocean swim on Venice Beach this Thursday, Jan. 1.

Latest police, crime and courts news.

News, Venice, Courts, Police Department

Venice Restaurant Cook Murder Suspect Ordered To Stand Trial

Posted Dec. 23, 2014, 9:07 am

A 24-year-old man accused of fatally stabbing a Venice restaurant cook was ordered Monday to stand trial.

Latest police, crime and courts news.

News, Venice, Police Department

Venice Beach Drowning: Authorities Identify Body Of Man Found Washed Up

Posted Dec. 23, 2014, 8:55 am

Los Angeles resident Chong Kwak, 61, has been identified by authorities as the man whose body washed up on Venice Beach on Monday afternoon, according to coroner's Lt. Larry Dietz.

News, Venice, Police Department

Authorities Identify Man Fatally Wounded In Inglewood As Venice Man

Posted Dec. 15, 2014, 9:10 am

The coroner's office today released the name of the man fatally wounded in Inglewood by a gunman who fled the scene.

News, Venice, Police Department

Police Seek Public's Help Identifying Venice UPS Package Thief

Posted Dec. 7, 2014, 9:30 am

Police today sought the public's help in identifying a suspect who stole a package from the porch of a home in Venice after it was delivered by UPS.

News, Venice, Homelessness

Venice's Chronically Homeless To Be Shuttled To Winter Shelter Nightly

Posted Dec. 2, 2014, 9:25 am

The city of Los Angeles will pay $100,000 to a homeless outreach group to direct Venice’s chronically homeless population to beds at the Westside Winter Shelter, which opened for the winter season Monday, and other services.

News, Venice, Police Department

Tragic Death Near Venice Boardwalk After Woman Cyclist Falls, Struck By Car

Posted Nov. 28, 2014, 9:10 am

A 39-year-old woman was killed when she fell from her bicycle on a street near the Venice boardwalk and was then struck by a car making a turn, police said today.

News, Venice, Beach, Courts

Woman Run Over By Lifeguard SUV On Venice Beach Files Negligence Lawsuit

Posted Nov. 18, 2014, 9:43 am

A woman who was run over by an SUV driven by a lifeguard at Venice Beach filed a negligence lawsuit Monday against the County of Los Angeles.

News, Venice, Courts

Gang Member Convicted For 2011 Shooting Deaths Of Two Teens In A Venice Park

Posted Nov. 13, 2014, 8:51 am

A jury found a 22-year-old gang member guilty Wednesday of murdering of two teens at a Venice park in 2011, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.

News, Venice, Santa Monica, Courts

Man Who Murdered Venice Woman, 80, In 1975 Sentenced To Potential Life Prison

Posted Nov. 6, 2014, 7:53 am

A Los Angeles man convicted of murdering an 80-year-old woman inside her home in Venice nearly four decades ago, when he was a teenager, was sentenced today to a potential life prison term.

News, Venice, Courts

Venice Residents Demand No-Camping Enforcement In Lawsuit

Posted Oct. 30, 2014, 1:26 pm

A residents group today filed a lawsuit against the city and county of Los Angeles, alleging public officials have allowed dangerous conditions and nuisance problems to continue in Venice by failing to enforce no-camping rules on the beach and boardwalk.

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