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Venice Beach

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SoCal’s Best Fourth Of July Celebrations

From family friendly parades, muscled and tanned men and women competing at the beach to fireworks spectaculars you’ll find the best family- friendly 4th of July events listed here.

CBS Los Angeles–06/21/2013

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LA’s Best Public Beaches And Reservoirs

From among any other big cities in the entire country, Los Angeles is arguably the most alluring when it comes to enjoying a sensational summer day spent by the sea.

CBS Los Angeles–06/08/2013

The Doors keyboardist Ray Manzarek (L) died on May 20, 2013 after a lengthy battle with bile duct cancer. He was 74. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

The Doors Founding Keyboardist Ray Manzarek Dies At 74

Ray Manzarek, the founding keyboardist of The Doors, died Monday morning of bile duct cancer in Germany, according to a post on the group’s official Facebook page. Manzarek was 74.


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Venice Beach Is The Perfect Spot For Fun And Recreation

Enjoy all that Venice Beach has to offer. For fun in the sun there is nothing like a trip to the most famous beach in the country.


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Local Trainer’s Favorite Tips For A Beach Workout

If you’re looking for ways to test your strength, get fit or just break from the norm in Los Angeles, here are a few tips from celebrated personal trainer and Mr. America 2004, Jason Kozma. Get out and enjoy some of Los Angeles’ most-enduring landmarks and stretch your physical limits at the same time.

CBS Los Angeles–01/12/2013

First To Serve Ministries helps the homeless. (credit: facebook.com/FirstToServe)

West LA Group Tries To Get The Homeless Back On Their Feet

Homeless shelters are up-and-running in 19 locations throughout Los Angeles County.


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Clippers’ Center DeAndre Jordan Busting Pranks On People Of Venice

VENICE (CBSLA.com) Clippers’ high flying center has been spending most of his free time busting some pranks at Venice beach. The NOC channel has been producing a series of comical YouTube clips with Jordan, called […]


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13th Annual Herbalife Triathlon Brings More Street Closures

The closing of I-405 wasn’t the only thing that kept Los Angeles residents off the road. Streets near the coast were shut down because of the 13th annual Herbalife Triathlon.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/30/2012

One of the "Go Topless Day" protesters at Venice Beach during the 5th annual demonstration. (credit: CBS)

‘Go Topless Day’ Draws Small Crowd Of Bosom Buddies To Venice Beach

A small crowd of women went topless at Venice Beach Sunday to protest the double standard of men being able to go sans shirt and their having to keep covered.


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Venice Beach Zip Line Gets Approval Over Residents’ Opposition

A nearly 700-foot zip line on Venice Beach has been given the green light, over residents’ complaints that the attraction will block ocean views, create noise and make parking in the area even worse.


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Letter Claims Lack Of Policing Has Venice Resembling Skid Row

The homeless population and their belongings have Venice residents and business owners angry at the lack of police presence at the Venice Boardwalk and Venice Beach Recreation Area.



Fire Damages Historic Beachfront Home In Venice

One of the few turn-of-the-century homes remaining on Venice Beach’s famed oceanfront walk has been damaged from a fire that broke out amid throngs of sunseekers.


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LAPD West Bureau’s Annual Carnival Taking Place In Venice

The Windward Circle in Venice is scheduled to be closed through Sunday to accommodate an annual summer carnival hosted by the Los Angeles Police Department’s West Bureau.


sunset view from Hotel Erwin

Stay in Dogtown at Hotel Erwin in Venice

Overlooking Los Angeles’ cultural playground by the sea, Venice Beach, Joie de Vivre’s Hotel Erwin is the hot spot if you’re in the mood for a stroll, skate, surf or swim all the while having […]

CBS Los Angeles–07/13/2012

The Raelian philosophy says the swastika is part of its official symbol, the symbol of infinity. (credit: proswastika.org)

Group Flies Swastika Banner Over Venice Beach

People seeking sun and surf in Venice Beach were instead treated to a puzzling sight – the image of a swastika flying over the popular tourist attraction.