A dog was stabbed by a man on the Venice boardwalk today, police said. Witnesses captured on video said the pooch was a "service dog," ostensibly for a legally blind person. The attack happened in the 1300 block of Ocean Front Walk shortly after 7:35 a.m., LAPD Lt. Mark Day told the Weekly: Venice ... More >>
Leave it to veteran Westside paparazzo Tony Vera (you know, the guy who Mike Tyson punched in the head at LAX, then lived to tell the tale) to pick Lindsay Lohan's stalker out of the Venice Boardwalk crowd. Getting him to talk was another story.
Family members of 75-year-old Sherman Oaks resident and "Soul Train" creator Don Cornelius found him dead in his home in the wee hours this morning, anonymous sources tell the Los Angeles Times. Reports of his death say he suffered a gunshot wound to the head at 12685 Mulholland Drive. (LAPD ... More >>
PHOTO BY SHANNON COTTRELLAlex Thompson, armed with her scanner and LA Weekly's "Best Police Blog" award.Alex Thompson, that very controversial lady behind the Venice 311 police blog and Twitter account, has begun to expand her online empire -- just as she told the LA Weekly she would in "Clam ... More >>
VeniceBeachLiveCam.comDon't mind us! Just checkin' the surf!This isn't Venice's first online surf watch -- but in the wide world of webcams, the brand-new Venice Beach Live Cam, sniffed out by crime blog Venice 311 today, is certainly king. And it does a lot more than surf watch. With insane ... More >>
Tony VeraMore violence on the beach in Venice.For at least the third weekend in a row violence broke out on the sands of Venice. This time someone was stabbed during the Venice "drum circle" festivities that take place Sunday afternoons. Last weekend fighting broke out in the drum circle one ... More >>