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Police conduct interviews near the location of the shooting | Photo by Mia Duncans

Police search for gunman in Mar Vista shooting

A Friday morning shooting near the the corner of Centinella Avenue and Washington Place has triggered a massive police search for the suspect in surrounding areas that continued into Friday afternoon. The shooting occurred at 1...


LAX to spend big on light rail connection

Connecting light rail to Los Angeles International Airport moved a giant step forward today, with the Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners unanimously approving a $4 billion ground transportation plan to transport passeng...


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Never say never

Passed over for 16 years, Kevin McKeown finally becomes mayor of Santa Monica on the strength of a new slow growth majority By Gary Walker   It may have taken him 16 years, but city council slow growth stalwart Kevin…



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Westside Scrapbook

Hollywood renaissance man James Franco teamed up with local artists this weekend to paint a mural on the side of an apartment building at 19th Avenue and Ocean Front Walk on Venice Beach. Franco designed the mural based on cast...


Bonin aims to regulate vacation rentals

Councilman would embrace the practice but limit impacts on neighborhoods By Gary Walker The proliferation of homes and apartments being sublet to tourists for short-term vacation rentals is both an opportunity for economic grow...


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Skate rink on thin ice

Venice leaders clash with chamber over bringing family-friendly attraction to the boardwalk By Gary Walker   Despite an all-hands-on-deck call from the Venice Chamber of Commerce to its supporters, plans to bring a tempora...



Get a B.A. at a J.C.?

Santa Monica and West L.A. college plan bachelor’s programs By Gary Walker West Los Angeles College and Santa Monica College may each begin offering highly specialized bachelor’s degrees as early as next year, pending appro...


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Holiday Boat Parade Winners

Click here to see videos of the boat parade. The 52nd annual Marina del Rey Holiday Boat Parade went off in grand style Saturday, with 63 brightly lit sail and power boats cruising up and down the harbor — the…


Marina del Rey Holiday Boat Parade videos

This year Liquid TV streamed live on YouTube the entire Marina del Rey Holiday Boat Parade. The live broadcast is hosted by Lisa Osborne and Mickey Czegledy (Laszlo). The first 22 minutes consists of an introduction by Lisa and...



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Tragedy strikes at Mar Vista post office

A 91-year-old motorist ran over two people Monday morning while backing out of a parking space at the Mar Vista Post Office parking lot off Grandview Boulevard, according to Los Angeles police. A 74-year-old woman struck by the...






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