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.
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.
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.
Posted Oct. 29, 2014, 9:13 am
A team from the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives joined the probe into the Venice storage facility fire that injured several firefighters and took more than 14 hours to control.
Posted Oct. 27, 2014, 10:01 am
Eight firefighters were injured battling the intense, 14-hour-plus fire at a storage facility in Venice that was finally put out just before 10 am yesterday.
Posted Oct. 26, 2014, 12:12 pm
Eight firefighters were injured battling an intense, 14-hour-plus fire at a storage facility Venice that was finally put out just before 10 a.m. today.
Posted Oct. 15, 2014, 9:18 am
A lawsuit was filed against Los Angeles Unified on Tuesday on behalf of a teenage girl who alleges she was sexually abused by a former Venice High history teacher and tennis coach, including once in the school's football stadium press box.
Posted Oct. 11, 2014, 9:18 am
Police are warniing Los Angeles SUV owners to beware of thieves targeting the vehicles' third-row seats.
Posted Oct. 9, 2014, 8:24 am
A teenage boy crashed a stolen station wagon in Venice today and was taken into custody after a brief chase, authorities said.
Posted Oct. 9, 2014, 8:22 am
A man was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly burglarizing a Venice home while the residents were sleeping.
Posted Oct. 6, 2014, 9:27 am
Dear Editor, As Venice residents of 22 years, we have noticed the increasing invasion, pollution and fear of SMO into our community. There are now six flight schools and the number of huge personal/corporate jets has increased dramatically!
Posted Sep. 27, 2014, 9:27 am
The annual Abbot Kinney Festival returns for its 30th year this Sunday, Sept. 28 from 10 am to 6 pm toasting to the best of world-famous Abbot Kinney Boulevard.
Posted Sep. 27, 2014, 9:06 am
A Los Angeles man was charged on Friday with breaking into the home of a Venice woman, who escaped by climbing onto her roof.