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.
Posted Apr. 25, 2014, 8:52 am
The G2 Gallery on Abbot Kinney Boulevard has long been a champion of the environment and its inhabitants.
Posted Mar. 25, 2014, 9:19 am
The Los Angeles Police Department's Pacific Division has adopted the use of an experimental technology called Predictive Policing to thwart would be criminals and burglars.
Posted Mar. 20, 2014, 8:22 am
Selling a set of pendant lights that once hung in Elizabeth Taylor’s tennis courts seems to be a typical Thursday workplace task for Anthony Hudson, who interacts with fascinating artifacts on a daily basis.
Posted Mar. 13, 2014, 8:22 am
When Superba Snack Bar opened in Venice in July 2012, it set out to create a fresh take on a classic pastaria.
Posted Mar. 4, 2014, 11:20 am
An exclusive event introducing talented artist and musicians through the theme of “life” will be held at 800Main Street in Venice this Friday, March 7.
Posted Jan. 28, 2014, 9:57 am
Alleged gang member Apolinar Celestino Lopez, 30, accused of waging an unprovoked attack on a homeless man in Venice on Dec. 30, 2013 in the 1300 block of Ocean Front Walk, pleaded not guilty Tuesday.
Posted Jan. 23, 2014, 10:25 am
A Welsh corgi that went missing in Venice after her owner was involved in a car crash a day before New Year’s Eve has been found.
Posted Jan. 12, 2014, 9:11 am
Have you seen this dog? If you have, a Huntington Beach couple would love to hear from you.
Posted Jan. 9, 2014, 8:42 am
Venice boardwalk rampage suspect Nathan Louis Campbell, a 38-year-old transient from Colorado, will have to stand trial on murder and other charges.
Posted Jan. 3, 2014, 9:08 am
A court ruling was postponed Thursday whether Venice boardwalk rampage suspect Nathan Louis Campbell, a 38-year-old transient from Colorado, will have to stand trial on murder and other charges.
Posted Dec. 30, 2014, 9:40 am
Relive the extravagance, indulgence, and extraordinary parties of one of the world’s most famous nightclubs as CHAYA Venice rings in the New Year on Tuesday with a “Studio 54” inspired jubilee including special guest, DJ Jun.
Posted Dec. 24, 2013, 8:59 am
Tears stream down Kiki’s adolescent face as she recounts escaping the horrors of her childhood, and the abuse she endured at the hands of her mother’s ex-boyfriend, in the promotional trailer for “American Street Kids.” Off-camera, Santa Monica writer and director Michael Leoni solemnly says, “I’m sorry.”
Posted Nov. 28, 2013, 8:59 am
Eight months ago, homeless street artist Gary John was up to his usual one day – painting for nearly 10 hours non-stop on the Venice boardwalk – when something told him to put his brush down, pack his things, and check out Culver City’s art gallery loop.