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Topless activists plan Sunday protest at Venice Beach

A group of women and their supporters will shed their shirts and march along the Venice Beach boardwalk on Sunday in an annual procession pushing for a change in laws to allow females to go topless at the beach — just like their male counterparts. The annual Go Topless march in Venice will mirror similar […]

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Lifeguards rescue 3 Venice Beach swimmers, 1 man dies

A man who died after he and two other swimmers were pulled from the ocean off Venice Beach was from the state of Colorado, authorities said today. Troy Mendez, 49, of Westminster died at a hospital, said coroner’s Assistant Chief Ed Winter. An autopsy was pending. Lifeguards responded about 5:30 p.m. Sunday to reports of […]

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Venice Beach marijuana collective goes up in flames

Part of a Venice medical marijuana collective went up in smoke tonight. The fire was reported just after 8 p.m. at the Venice Beach Care Center, 410 S. Lincoln Blvd., Brian Humphrey of the Los Angeles Fire Department said. Firefighters knocked down the flames in about 10 minutes, confining the flames to an addition built […]

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Man found dead in Venice Beach ocean identified

Authorities today identified the decomposing human remains found Tuesday in the ocean near Venice as a 22-year-old Bakersfield man. An autopsy was pending on the body of Anibar Guana, coroner’s Assistant Chief Ed Winter said. The body was spotted by a surfer about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in an ocean area near 18th Avenue, according to county lifeguard […]

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Man’s body washes up on Venice shore

The decomposing body of a man, possibly in his 20s, was found in the ocean off the coast of Venice today. The body was found about 10:30 a.m. Coroner’s investigator James Deming said the man still had not been identified. County lifeguard officials said the body was spotted by a surfer in the area roughly along […]

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