Monday Jul 28
Venice Beach lightning strike victim identified as USC student
The lone fatality of a lightning strike at Venice Beach on Sunday was identified by his uncle as 20-year-old Nick Fagnano, an incoming junior transfer student to USC, according to a Southern California Public Radio, 89.3 KPCC .
Monday Jul 28
KSFO-AM San Francisco
One Dead, 13 Injured in Rare Southern California Lightning Storm
A rare lightning storm struck packed Venice Beach, Calif., Sunday, killing a 20-year-old man and injuring up to 12 others, one critically, after the same storm had struck a person on Catalina Island.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Los Angeles Times
At least 9 people hit by lightning on L.A. beaches
National Weather Service radar shows a pattern of severe weather Sunday afternoon in the area where a number of people were reported hit by lightning.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
SFBG Politics Blog
Why Brian Wilson's next album will probably be a masterpiece
The name "Beach Boys" can refer to either of two bands. The first is the happy-go-lucky surf rock band that does songs about cars and California, led by the conservative Mike Love; the second is one of the most audacious and avant-garde bands of the psychedelic era, led by the mad Zen master Brian Wilson.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Scoop: Shark Tank on Abc - Friday, August 8, 2014
An entrepreneur from Marina Del Rey, CA wants an investment in his e-commerce flower business, which offers bouquets shipped direct from farms on an active volcano for just $40 flat; a man from Encinitas, CA thinks his anti-aging lifting strips for mouth wrinkles is a game changer.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
The Greatest Escape Motorcycle Ride Benefiiting Victims of Mesothelioma to Be Held August 3
Organizers have announced that the much anticipated The Greatest Escape, 2014, in it's second year, will be led by Grand Marshal, Perry King and a host of celebrities.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
The Fresno Bee
Fresno County supervisors to hear marijuana appeals
Fresno County supervisors are considering boosting a contract with a law firm to defend them in lawsuits over their medical marijuana cultivation ordinance from earlier this year.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Courtney Stodden gets into the spirit of 4th of July in...
Courtney Stodden gets into the spirit of 4th of July in barely-there stars and stripes bikini as she paddle boards with hunky male pal Courtney Stodden kicked off her Independence Day celebrations in the best way she knows how - showing off her ample assets in an extremely skimpy bikini.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
After Closing $49 Million In Funding, TeleSign Pushing Authentication Services
In the age of email spoofing, identity theft, and the myriad sorts of virtual chicanery and flim-flammery, having a service that can verify a person's identity is vital.
National Public Radio
Vroom, Vroom, Hmmmm: Motorcycles As Literary Metaphor
Biker Ron Hamberg says he's read Dickens, Twain and Ghandi's autobiography, but as for books about motorcycles, "I just ride 'em, I don't read about 'em."