Betty Oatmeal's smokin' Willie shirt design. You're gonna be hearing about a crapload of Craft fairs in the next few weeks leading up to Christmas, but there's one this weekend that you really don't want to miss, and we're not just saying that because *full disclosure* we'll be signing our cr ... More >>
Google MapsThe surf shop that was the epicenter of the noted surfing and skateboarding community known as Dogtown has quietly closed as a result of the economy, the Santa Monica Daily Press reported Thursday.
Horizons West surf shop shut down last month, with owner and famed surfer Randy Wri ... More >>
Lance LeMond, you're a second generation Dogtown skater, ("third generation, technically" you correct us), you make your living through an online skateboard store, you are calling the L.A. Weekly from the newly "ollied" skatepark in Venice, you helped organize its opening day. Can you afford a un ... More >>
Some men miss their time. That's the argument put forth in a self-produced new surf movie/documentary chronicling the life of former pro-surfer Allen Sarlo.
A Dogtown protégé with a singular focus and the advantage of a stable supportive family, Sarlo was, by many accounts. a strong power ... More >>
By Tibby Rothman
You couldn't blame the cluster flock of politicians who showed up for the official opening of the skate park at Venice Beach Saturday, October 3, after all that's what they do. Never mind their pontificating, or that Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was a surprise attendee--he'd probabl ... More >>
For those of you who barricaded yourselves indoors with Netflix because of this weekend's "storm watch," let me just say -- damn, you missed out on some amazing events. Here at the L.A. Weekly, we tossed our umbrellas in the back seat, took our chances with the drizzle and hit up everything from Ric ... More >>