Category: News in brief

News in Brief

 — Compiled by Gary Walker — Marina del Rey Shooting Victim Survives Bullet to the Chest Investigators are still searching for clues to determine who shot a 45-year-old man on Sunday in Marina del Rey. Deputies from the Marina...

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A Show of Support for Neighborhood Schools Grand View Boulevard Elementary School students, their parents and community supporters gathered at the school on Feb. 17 to participate in an LAUSD-wide “walk-in” to oppose efforts to...

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Pier 44 Redevelopment up for Discussion Redevelopment agreements for Pier 44 and the Boatyard are going before the Small Craft Harbor Commission for approval on Wednesday, Jan. 13. The meeting begins at 10 a.m. at the Burton...

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Arrest made in disappearance of autistic Mar Vista teen Man charged with rape after girl, 15, was found Monday in Culver City A 15-year-old Mar Vista girl with autism who went missing on March 24 during a walk at the Mar Vista...

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LAPD truck strikes, kills pedestrian in Playa del Rey A Los Angeles police officer driving a bomb squad utility truck struck and killed a pedestrian early Monday morning near the intersection of Culver and Jefferson boulevards...

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Game seeks ideas for improving Venice An interactive online game is asking locals to pitch their ideas for making Venice a better place. The payoff: members of Venice Beach Young Professionals, a philanthropic arm of the Venice...

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Annenberg suspends Ballona involvement Controversial plans to build a 46,000-square-foot environ-mental education center in the Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve have apparently been shelved, with the California Department of...

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Penmar Park killer faces life without parole A gang member who gunned down two teenagers at Penmar Park in Venice was convicted of two counts of first-degree murder on Nov. 13. Michael Anthony Mariscal, now 22, faces up to two...

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Compiled by Gary Walker Campaign cash complaint headed to D.A. Allegations that Santa Monica Mayor Pam O’Connor accepted illegal campaign contributions from developers whose projects she voted to approve have been referred to...

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— Compiled by  Gary Walker  and Joe Piasecki Driver accused of boardwalk rampage headed to court The man accused of killing an Italian tourist and running down several others in August 2013 while driving his car through the...

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Compiled by Gary Walker and Joe Piasecki Beachgoer struck  by county work truck A 49-year-old woman was hospitalized in serious condition after she was struck by a Los Angeles County Dept. of Beaches and Harbors maintenance...

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