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  1. Man who Killed Venice Woman in 1975 Gets Life SentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 |

    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. Authorities believe Lewis was killed during a residential burglary, according to Deputy District Attorney Guillermo Santiso.


  2. Investigators Still Haven't Figured Out Cause of Venice Storage Unit FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 |

    After more than a week of investigation, fire officials and federal authorities have been unable to determine the cause of a fire that heavily damaged a storage facility in Venice, the Los Angeles Fire Department announced today. Investigators with the LAFD and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said the cause of the Oct. 25 blaze at Extra Space Storage, 658 Venice Blvd., is "undetermined."


  3. Venice Teen Who Created Charity 'A Call Away' in Running for ScholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 |

    Teenager Amber Perry of Venice and her friends formed a charity called "A Call Away" after volunteering in the Child Life Program at Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA and meeting families struggling to be present for their loved one, while at the same time, battling to keep their daily lives in-tact. "A Call Away" is a network of volunteers that provides services for families with hospitalized members, such as caring for their child while they are at the hospital, running errands, delivering meals, doing laundry and clerical work, helping their kids with homework, or fundraising to help pay for costly hospital parking.


  4. Venice Residents Sue City and County for Not Enforcing No-Camping Rules at Beach, BoardwalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 |

    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. "It has long been evident that the city and county enforce 'no camping' laws in all of their parks, except the Venice Beach Recreation Area," Mark Ryavec, president of the Venice Stakeholders Association, said.


  5. Feds Join Investigation into Venice Storage Facility FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 |

    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. The blaze at Extra Space Storage, 658 Venice Blvd., was reported at 7:37 p.m. Saturday, and was declared out at 9:56 a.m. Sunday, said Brian Humphrey of the Los Angeles Fire Department.


  6. Fire Burns at Extra Space Storage in VeniceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 |

    The fire at Extra Space Storage at 658 Venice Blvd. in Venice is now a greater-alarm fire with 75 firefighters on scene, says Erik Scott of the Los Angeles Fire Department. The two-story building has a metal roof which is hampering ventilation efforts and conditions inside are very dark and smoky.


  7. Residents Demand City Protect Venice from Bombings, Sleeping BumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 |

    The Venice Stakeholders Association on Wednesday forwarded to city officials a petition from residents supporting public safety amendments to protect Venice Beach and other major outdoor event venues in Los Angeles from a Boston Marathon-like backpack bombing. The package of amendments also would establish a buffer zone around residences and hotels throughout the city in which the city's "no sitting, lying or sleeping" ordinance could be enforced.


  8. The Week in Venice Real Estate - Week Ending October 12, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 |

    A weekly recap and behind the scenes look at what happened in Venice real estate home sales for the week ending 10/12/2014. For details on last week's real estate sales, click here .


  9. Oct. 17-19 - Second Annual G2 Green Earth Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 |

    On Friday October 17, The G2 Gallery will kick off its second annual G2 Green Earth Film Festival, a three-day event featuring screenings, filmmaker panels, after parties and more, all free and open to the public. The G2 Green Earth Film Festival will screen environmentally themed documentaries that educate and entertain.


  10. A Chance to Get Together and DrawRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 |

    Who says drawing is only for artists? Ryman Arts doesn't think so. This local nonprofit dedicated to fostering the artistic talent of today's youth and emphasizing the importance of arts education is bringing The Big Draw LA to Los Angeles for the entire month of October.


  11. Consignment Shop Popping Up in Venice SoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 |

    Leftover Luxuries , a leading high-end pop-up consignment shop is coming to Los Angles for the first time, from Oct. 15 - Dec. 30. The company offers new and pre-owned furniture, decorative home accessories and selected designer fashion accessories at greatly reduced prices. It will be located at 712 Lincoln Blvd. in Venice, just past Rose Avenue, which is the area that is quickly being transformed with unique boutiques and restaurants catering to savvy consumers.


  12. Other Venice Film Festival Celebrates Local Artists and Films for Its 11th SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 |

    The Other Venice Film Festival, a community event dedicated to screening full-length, short and animated films that embody the spirit, energy and diversity of Venice, returns for its 11th season. The festival will run from Friday, Oct. 10, to Sunday, Oct. 12, with opening-night appearances by Michelle Rodriguez and Rie Rasmussen of 1%ERS.


  13. Woman Escapes Out Window to Evade Prowler in VeniceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 |

    On Wednesday, Los Angeles Police Department patrol officers assigned to Pacific Division responded to a radio call of a burglary suspect there now. Upon their arrival, a witness directed officers to the 200 Block of Windward Avenue, where a male suspect was seen forcibly entering a house.


  14. Drowning Reported on Venice BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 |

    Paramedics are responding to a reported drowning in Venice at the Rose Avenue lifeguard tower near the 200 block of Ocean Front Walk, said Brian Humphrey of the fire department.


  15. Venice Art Crawl Planned for ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 |

    On Thursday from 6 - 10 p.m., more than 50 artists and 30 venues, along with hundreds of visitors, come together in one of LA's most iconic neighborhoods for a day of art, music, design, and entertainment: The Venice Art Crawl. The entire neighborhood of Venice becomes a showplace for everyone to appreciate the art that is being created every day while getting to know the businesses that encourage it.


  16. Vehicle Strikes Pedestrian on Ocean Front WalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 |

    A pedestrian has been struck by a vehicle in the 1500 block of South Ocean Front Walk in Venice, says the LAPD's Kevin Maiberger.


  17. Venice Schools Compete to Produce the Least Amount of Lunch TrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 |

    That's the lesson environmental education nonprofit Grades of Green wants to teach students as they kick off their fourth annual Trash Free Lunch Challenge in partnership with Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County. Westside schools participating are St. Marks of Venice; Westminster Elementary of Venice; Roosevelt Elementary of Santa Monica; Westside Neighborhood School of Del Rey; Culver City Middle School of Culver City The last three years of the challenge has led to a total of 71,000 bags of trash diverted from landfills and thousands of dollars saved in waste hauler pick-ups.


  18. Emerged at Alpha Venice 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 |

    Emerged is proud to present a group exhibition at Alpha Venice. Local artists will show case contemporary art work of photography, painting and drawing.


  19. Cheetah Conservation Fund's Dr. Laurie Marker To Bring a Live Cheetah to G2 GalleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 |

    Venice, CA- On September 23, 2014, Cheetah Conservation Fund founder Dr. Laurie Marker will bring a live cheetah to The G2 Gallery and sign her new book, A Future for Cheetahs . The fundraiser for CCF will be $25 for admission, or $10 for students.


  20. Masked Man Holds Up Venice Jewelry Store, Stuffs Loot in Starbucks BagRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 |

    A masked man held up a jewelry store in Venice today, simulating a handgun and putting his loot into a Starbucks bag before escaping on foot, police said. The robbery occurred at 12:46 p.m. at Kamofie & Co., the same jewelry store in the 1300 block of Abbot Kinney Boulevard where actress Lindsey Lohan once got into trouble for shoplifting a necklace.


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