Tony Vera / YouTubeAnother day, another ambulance on the beach in Venice.Looks like the LAPD is sending in the troops following at least three weekends of violence on and near the beach in Venice, including a stabbing last weekend and a shooting the weekend before that.
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Radioactive waves?So Japan is releasing 11,000 tons of radioactive water into the Pacific, the same ocean we happen to enjoy right here in Southern California.
Should we be afraid? Should surfers cancel that planned weekend session? Will your bikini disintegrate in nuclear--tainted saltwater ... More >>
Fukushima, on-edge.Update: Minor amounts of radiation are projected to reach SoCal by Friday, after the jump.
Could radiation from Japan's quake-stricken nuclear power plants reach Los Angeles?
It's a long shot. But a look at Pacific jet stream animation shows that what happens in Japan doe ... More >>
Really, he had us at Laker Baker. But Alex Weiser apparently isn't content to simply wow us with new potatoes. This week he's decided to wow us with an old potato. An heirloom, actually, from the late 1700's called the Ozette, a.k.a. the Makah Ozette, after the Pacific No ... More >>
While the Edible empire continues to pile on the local branches, the magazine chain's co-founders/executive publishers Tracey Ryder and Carole Topalian have also been working on a book, Edible: A Celebration of Local Foods, available this month.
The book is a 300-plus page hardcover filled ... More >>
Based in Olympia, Washington, Nikki McClure is an artist with roots in the Pacific Northwest indie music scene of the 1990s, having worked with both K Records and Kill Rock Stars. Her medium of choice is cut-paper illustration, which she creates using an X-acto knife. McClure's latest project is Mam ... More >>
Nerses Galstyan.Authorities near Seattle apprehended Nerses Galstyan, the man named as the prime suspect in the fatal shootings of four men earlier this month at a Valley Village restaurant, the Seattle Times reports.
The U.S. Marshals Service's Pacific Southwest Regional Fugitive Task Force ... More >>
The owners of a chain of Thai restaurants in the Pacific Northwest say they've been wrongly targeted by activists upset over the serving of whale meat: Apparently the eateries are in the cross-hairs of animal lovers because they happen to have the same name as the parent company of the Santa ... More >>
Miss Derringer is a band with a story, a woman named for a gun who lives on the outskirts of the law, each song revealing another layer of heartache and conflict. On Winter Hill, LA-based group's latest disc, released today, Miss Derringer is caught in the midst of the Boston Irish mob wars of the ... More >>
This KFI report with JPL oceanographer Joshua Willis strongly suggests that winter is over for Southern California, thanks to a La Nina that is pushing the Jet Stream north. Only last August Willis, whose research on sea-surface temperatures has been wishfully seized upon by climate-change deniers, ... More >>
The scene outside MSNBC's outdoor RNC studio at St. Paul's Rice Park, just outside Xcel Center.
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The 1999 World Trade Organization protests in Seattle were like the Big Bang in the evolution of modern police tactics and policies toward protesters. When the political b ... More >>