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A Guide To LA’s Best Surfing Spots

Here are five of the top surf spots in L.A. to catch some waves (with consideration for individual skill levels, or lack thereof).

CBS Los Angeles–10/23/2014

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Man Found On Beach Reportedly Hit By Vehicle

Police are trying to figure out if a critically injured man was struck by a vehicle on Santa Monica Beach, or brought there after being run over elsewhere, perhaps Pacific Coast Highway.

09/21/2014

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Woman Sunbathing Run Over By County Vehicle On Venice Beach

A sunbather was recovering at a local hospital Tuesday after she was run over by a Los Angeles County vehicle at Venice Beach.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/16/2014

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Man, 27, Reportedly In Critical Condition After Surfing Accident Amid Huge Waves

The incident occurred near the 2100 block of South Ocean Front Walk.

08/28/2014

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Police Ask Public For Information On Apparent Fight Along Venice Beach Boardwalk

Police are seeking more information from the public about a video showing an apparent fight along Venice Beach.

08/27/2014

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Best Outdoor Basketball Courts In Los Angeles

Shoot some hoops at any of these great outdoor basketball courts in LA.

08/16/2014

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Free Wi-Fi Comes To 6 Los Angeles-Area Parks, Beaches

A pilot program launches Thursday offering free Wi-Fi in six Los Angeles parks and beaches.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/14/2014

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Los Angeles To Offer Free Public Wi-Fi At 6 Parks, Beaches

A day at the park or the beach no longer requires disconnection.

08/13/2014

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The Cast Of AMC’s ‘Freakshow’ Visits KCAL9

The cast performs live (all day long with a show every 15 minutes) on weekends at the famous Venice Beach Boardwalk, 909 Ocean Front Walk.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/11/2014

One man died, another person was critically injured Sunday during a lightning strike at Venice Beach. (credit: CBS)

Frantic 911 Calls Released Of Witnesses Needing Help After Fatal Lightning Strike

“We need paramedics!” one woman screamed into the phone.

08/07/2014

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Venice Lightning Strike Victim’s Mother Writes Touching Obituary

The mother of 20-year-old USC student Nick Fagnano, who passed away Sunday after being struck by lightning at Venice Beach, has written a touching obituary for her son.

07/30/2014

One man died, another person was critically injured Sunday during a lightning strike at Venice Beach. (credit: CBS)

Man Critically Injured In Venice Beach Lightning Strike Is ‘Making A Good Recovery’

The man who was critically injured by a lightning strike over the weekend was “making a good recovery” Tuesday, according to an official.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/29/2014

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Loved Ones Remember Young Man Killed In Venice Lightning Strike

Nick Fagnano, 20, was in the water with friends Sunday when he was hit, according to the L.A. County Coroner’s Office.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/28/2014

Paul Dionne was rescued Sunday after being struck by lightning at Venice Beach. (credit: CBS)

Victim Of Lightning Strike At Venice Beach Lucky To Be Alive

“The next thing I know I was trying to get my head above the water for air,” Paul Dionne said.

07/27/2014

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Witnesses React To Venice Beach Lightning Strike

Witnesses to the Sunday afternoon lightning strike that killed a man, and injured at least nine people on the boardwalk at Venice Beach, said the clap of thunder that came along with it sounded like “a bomb going off” or an airplane crash.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/27/2014

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