Posted Apr. 16, 2015, 9:39 am
A man in his mid-20s today accepted what to turned out to be an expensive dare from friends at Venice Beach.
Posted Mar. 31, 2015, 9:45 am
An 18-year-old man suspected of assaulting a woman with a skateboard in Venice was released on bail, authorities said Monday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Posted Mar. 12, 2015, 8:27 am
A motorist was arrested today for allegedly crashing into seven parked vehicles in Venice, police said.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.