Posted Aug. 29, 2014, 9:01 am
A 27-year-old man was pulled from high surf in Venice on Thursday without a pulse. Rescuers administered CPR and restarted his pulse as he was taken to a hospital, where he arrived in grave condition, said Erik Scott of the Los Angeles Fire Department, which responded along with Los Angeles County Fire Department lifeguards.
Posted Aug. 28, 2014, 9:04 am
Los Angeles police asked for the public's help in identifying several men recorded on video while fighting on Oceanfront Walk in Venice.
Posted Aug. 14, 2014, 8:26 am
The tattoo parlor from the Oxygen channel's "Tattoos After Dark" television series and one of its artists are being sued by a woman who alleges she was assaulted outside the Venice establishment last year.
Posted Aug. 14, 2014, 8:09 am
Visitors to a half-dozen city park areas will be able to access free public Wi-Fi beginning today as part of a pilot program.
Posted Aug. 9, 2014, 8:52 am
A Los Angeles city councilman said on Friday a "czar" should be brought in to coordinate services for the homeless in the city.
Posted Jul. 31, 2014, 8:08 am
A 20-year-old man electrocuted Sunday when a bolt of lightning struck the water near the Venice Pier will be remembered at a private funeral Mass today as an athlete, a fun-loving friend and aspiring real estate developer.
Posted Jul. 30, 2014, 9:28 am
A 56-year-old lifeguard hospitalized after lightning struck the water near the Venice pier Sunday, killing a 20-year-old man, was improving at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center today.
Posted Jul. 30, 2014, 9:06 am
Mirror Media Group, the Westside's largest local media company, has acquired the popular online community news website/forum yovenice.com.
Posted Jul. 29, 2014, 9:00 am
With thunderstorms still possible in the Southland, and in the aftermath of a fatal lightning strike at Venice Beach on Sunday, county officials have issued a series of storm safety tips.
Posted Jul. 28, 2014, 9:07 am
A woman and her boyfriend who were injured after being struck by a car that plowed through people on Venice's Ocean Front Walk last year -- the same incident in which a 32-year-old Italian woman was killed - - filed a negligence suit against the city of Los Angeles.
Posted Jul. 28, 2014, 9:02 am
A man was in critical condition today and several others were in fair condition following rare lightning strikes at Venice Beach, where a 20-year-old man was killed.
Posted Jul. 27, 2014, 9:38 pm
Lightning strikes in Los Angeles County killed a 20-year-old man in Venice Beach today and injured nine other people, one of them critically, authorities said.
Posted Jul. 23, 2014, 9:18 am
A man was hospitalized with minor injuries and a woman was treated at the scene for minor injuries after a small fire in a multistory apartment building in Venice early today, authorities said.
Posted Jul. 17, 2014, 8:31 am
A woman who claims she suffered a fractured skull and eye injuries when she was struck by a tree branch while standing on the upper deck of a Starline Tours bus in Venice filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against the bus company.
Posted Jul. 15, 2014, 9:00 am
A burst water main flooded 25 homes in Venice overnight, authorities said. The rupture released an estimated 100,000 gallons into the neighborhood around Carroll Canal and Dell Street, said Los Angeles Fire Department Captain Rex Vilaubi.
Posted Jun. 25, 2014, 9:08 am
Iconic murals in Venice, South Los Angeles, the San Fernando Valley and other parts of Los Angeles could be restored as part of a $750,000 program approved by the Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday.
Posted Jun. 25, 2014, 9:05 am
The Los Angeles City Council voted on Tuesday to close a loophole in the city's ban on the use of Segways and other similar personal vehicles or scooters on the Venice Beach boardwalk.
Posted Jun. 21, 2014, 7:06 am
One day after an appeals court panel struck down Los Angeles' law banning people from living in vehicles, a City Council member said today he is hopeful a new ordinance can be crafted that will address the issue without "criminalizing" homeless people.
Posted Jun. 11, 2014, 9:11 am
Though he first started out in the wine brokerage industry on a whim, Alexander Westgarth now boasts more than 10 years of experience in this field. During these years, Westgarth built a plethora of contacts and connections, which have in turn provided him with access to extensive and exclusive quantities of the world’s most treasured and prized wines.
Posted Jun. 9, 2014, 9:09 am
A man's body was found today in Venice, police said. The body was discovered about 7 a.m. behind bleachers near the handball courts in the 1800 block of Ocean Front Walk, said Officer Drake Madison of the Los Angeles Police Department's Media Relations office.
Posted May. 28, 2014, 9:05 am
In the wake of the tragic Santa Barbara shooting on May 23, more than 500 students and local community nonprofits marched the streets of Venice Beach on Saturday, May 24 to rally against violence and war.
Posted May. 26, 2014, 3:02 pm
Both directions of Pacific Coast Highway in Santa Monica are moving at 8-12 mph, according to automated reports.
Posted May. 23, 2014, 8:00 am
The Venice Japanese America Memorial Marker (VJAMM) reached its goal of raising $100,000 to build and install a permanent monument on the northwest corner of Venice and Lincoln Boulevards, after the April 23 VJAMM fundraiser at Hama Sushi Restaurant in Venice.
Posted Apr. 30, 2014, 8:50 am
The Venice Garden & Home Tour is back once again this Saturday, May 3 and is set to feature 30 charming gardens and homes. Originally conceived by locals Jay Griffith, Jan Brilliot, Linda Lucks, and produced by Barbara Baumann, the event is a grass roots effort to help the Neighborhood Youth Association.