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Countdown To West Hollywood’s 2014 Halloween Carnaval

October 30, 2014 at 1:29 pm
Approximately 500,000 people, many wildly dressed, are expected Friday night for West Hollywood’s Halloween Carnaval, billed by organizers as the world’s largest Halloween festivity. The carnaval will run from 6 to 11 p.m. on Santa Monica Boulevard between Doheny Drive and La Cienega Boulevard. Children and pets are discouraged from attending because of dense crowds. ... More
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Venice residents file lawsuit against City, County for failing to enforce no-camping rules

October 30, 2014 at 1:29 pm
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 ... More

Water Main Break Leaves Dozens Of Silver Lake Residents Without Service

October 30, 2014 at 1:29 pm
Residents in one Silver Lake neighborhood may not have water in their pipes until Thursday afternoon following a water main break. More

Probe expands for Venice storage facility fire

October 30, 2014 at 9:24 am
A team from the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has 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 ... More

Mar Vista has it ‘Made’

October 30, 2014 at 9:24 am
Homegrown art takes center stage this weekend at Grand View Fine Art Studios By Michael Aushenker “Made in Mar Vista” isn’t just the theme of Grand View Fine Art Studios’ open studios event this weekend, it’s the organization’s 24/7 mission.… More

LAPD Chief Beck & Councilman Bonin Address Concerns Over Venice Beach Boardwalk

October 30, 2014 at 9:24 am
Today at the behest of City Councilman Mike Bonin, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck paid a rare visit to the Venice Beach Boardwalk area to hear from residents and business owners about the state of squalor and the lack of safety along the boardwalk. After taking a quick minute to be photographed with the LAPD Venice ... More

Palisades Murder a Haunting History

October 30, 2014 at 9:24 am
Families in Pacific Palisades readied themselves for another week of work on Monday, May 22, 1944. This was a simpler time when children lunched outdoors in the 69-degree weather and then walked hand-in-hand with loved ones to their sleepy seaside neighborhoods. No one suspected that on Hampden Place in the Via Bluffs that day, live-in ... More

Palisades House Fire Injures Man in Marquez Knolls

October 30, 2014 at 9:24 am
Firefighters fought two separate blazes in a three-day period in Pacific Palisades starting on Thursday, Oct. 23 and ending Saturday morning, Oct. 25. One person was suffered injuries as a result of one of the fires. The first incident was reported just after 10 p.m. Thursday near Murphy Ranch in Rustic Canyon Park. Firefighters used ... More

Halloween rainstorm expected to give Los Angeles area the chills

October 30, 2014 at 8:52 am
If trick-or-treaters don’t get the chills from Halloween frights, they’ll most likely get them from the weather on Friday as a storm is forecast to move into Southern California. More

Woman rescued after being kidnapped during carjacking in Boyle Heights

October 30, 2014 at 7:07 am
Police have rescued a kidnapped woman and arrested the man they say took her. More

Steak ‘n Shake opens on Santa Monica’s Third Street Promenade

October 29, 2014 at 11:53 pm
Santa Monica residents, skateboarders, surfers and visitors are in for a treat with today’s opening of Steak ‘n Shake® which is dishing out its hand-crafted, premium 100% premium beef SteakburgersTM and… More