| Jun 9, 2004
The vital artery that brings Ocean City to life is a wooden Boardwalk that traces 2 1/2 miles of Atlantic Ocean beach, ushering throngs of vacationers past an array of T-shirts, treats and amusements.
It is home to joggers and bikers, to sun...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 8:18 PM
A Los Angeles man was charged Friday in the break-in of a Venice home that forced its female resident to escape to the roof.
The Los Angeles County district attorney's office says Christian Broyles Hicks, 29, faces one felony count of first-degree...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 4:43 PM
San Francisco-based Timbuk2, known for its functional, customizable bike messenger bags, has come south, opening a new location on Abbot Kinney Boulevard in Venice, Calif.
Call it cycle chic. A floor-to-ceiling collage of the universal bike symbol is...
| May 25, 2014
Terry Robinson, a bodybuilding denizen of Muscle Beach in the late 1940s who became a fitness trainer for Hollywood stars such as Clark Gable and Mario Lanza, died May 19 at his home in West Los Angeles. He was 98.
His death from kidney failure was...
| May 14, 2014
| 7:53 PM
An SUV driven by a Los Angeles County beach maintenance worker struck and injured a woman Wednesday morning at Venice Beach.
The 49-year-old woman, whose name was not available, was struck about 10:30 a.m. on the Via Marina Peninsula beach just north of...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 9:21 AM
This itinerary was last update Sept. 30, 2009. For more Holland America ms Westerdam cruises click here.
7-Day Western Caribbean
2009 Departure Date: Oct. 18, Nov. 29
Cruise Ports: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, US; Half Moon Cay, Bahamas; Grand Turk, Turks...
| Apr 12, 2011
Kam Kuwata, one of California's leading Democratic political strategists and a droll wit whose colorful quotes and keen analyses enlivened many campaigns, was found dead in his Venice condominium Monday. He was 57.
Police were called to investigate...
| Jan 3, 2011
John Olguin, whose enthusiasm for the ocean made him a perfect teacher for generations of youngsters who visited the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium in San Pedro, has died. He was 89.
Olguin, the longtime director of what was then called the Cabrillo Marine...
| Jun 18, 2011
"Wanna buy a song for a dime?" For many startled UCLA students and Sunset Strip sightseers in the 1960s, that was the way Larry "Wild Man" Fischer introduced himself.
Anyone who took him up on his offer was rewarded with a brief, bellowing burst of...
| Dec 23, 2010
| 1:56 PM
Always curious about what your guy is thinking -- especially now that he's a pops? TheBump.com asked one brave dad (stay-at-home dad, Tait) to spill what's really going on in those mysterious dude brains of theirs. Here's what he revealed....
| Dec 26, 2010
We asked readers where they would go if money and time were no object, and where they were likely to go in 2011. Thailand for dental work, one said. A trip with a friend to France, another said. Here are some of the other responses. Bon voyage!
| Jan 31, 2011
At the last minute, I added long johns to my suitcase. It was 29 degrees and snowing in Venice, and the one-week forecast called for snow or rain every day. By comparison, it was sunny and 58 at home in the Bay Area.
Carnival in Venice has been on my...