Venice Beach

Tourists pose for a photo at the Muscle Beach sign in Venice Beach. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

2 arrested at Venice Beach drum circles

VENICE (CNS) – Two men were arrested for interfering with police and some bottles were thrown as officers sought to silence a loud, weekly drum circle in Venice for the nightly noise curfew, a sergeant […]

04/07/2014

A card of a photo of Italian newlyweds Alice Gruppioni, left, and her husband Christian Casadei, on a makeshift memorial for Gruppioni along Ocean Front Walk at Venice Beach in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

Lawsuit filed against LA in Venice Boardwalk crash

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The family of an Italian woman who was killed when a motorist drove down the Venice boardwalk last summer filed a claim today against the city of Los Angeles, contending steps […]

01/28/2014

Pedestrians gather as police and fire officials respond after a car drove through a packed afternoon crowd along the Venice Beach boardwalk in Los Angeles, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Maarten Smitskamp)

Venice Boardwalk safety proposals

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – City officials proposed installing better lighting, security cameras and an automated street barrier system to beef up public safety along Venice’s Ocean Front Walk, where a car fatally struck a 32- […]

01/28/2014

In this image take from a security camera, pedestrians scatter as a car drives through a packed afternoon crowd along the Venice Beach boardwalk in Los Angeles, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Snapchat)

Suspect pleads not guilty in deadly Venice Boardwalk crash

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A man who was behind the wheel of a car that plowed into crowds of people on the Venice boardwalk last summer, killing an Italian woman on her honeymoon and injuring […]

01/22/2014

UPDATE: 1 dead, 1 detained as car rams Venice Beach crowd

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say one of the 12 people injured by a driver plowing through the crowded Venice Beach boardwalk has died, and one person is in custody for questioning. Police […]

08/03/2013

Pedestrians gather as police and fire officials respond after a car drove through a packed afternoon crowd along the Venice Beach boardwalk in Los Angeles, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Maarten Smitskamp)

Driver injures 12 at Venice beach boardwalk, flees

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A driver plowed into a crowd walking along one of the most popular beach boardwalks in Southern California early Saturday evening, injuring 12 people, two of them critically, before fleeing, officials […]

08/03/2013

Venice Beach zip line advances with city approval

(CNS) – The Board of Public Works today approved a permit for a company to set up a nearly 700-foot zip line on Venice Beach, despite opposition by some residents who argued the attraction would […]

08/10/2012

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