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  • The rise and spectacular fall of Venice Beach's Pacific Ocean Park

    The rise and spectacular fall of Venice Beach's Pacific Ocean Park
    If you had walked along the beach in Venice in the early 1970s, you would have come across the sagging, crumbling, partially incinerated ghost of an old amusement park on a pier. If you've watched the skate documentary "Dogtown and Z-Boys," which shows surfers nimbly riding waves under the gnarled carcasses of roller coasters, you've seen much the same thing.
  • 1 dead, 8 hurt after rare lightning storm strikes L.A. beach

    1 dead, 8 hurt after rare lightning storm strikes L.A. beach
    One man died and at least eight people were injured Sunday in a lightning strike during a rare thunderstorm at Venice Beach in Los Angeles, officials said. The bolt of electricity made a loud crack that sounded like an explosion on a warm and overcast...

    One dead after lightning strikes crowd at California beach

    (Reuters) - One man died and at least eight people were injured on Sunday in a lightning strike during a rare thunderstorm at Venice Beach in Los Angeles, officials said. The bolt of electricity made a loud crack that sounded like an explosion on a...

    Sunset unfolds its first L.A.-area Idea House in Manhattan Beach

    Sunset unfolds its first L.A.-area Idea House in Manhattan Beach
    Sunset magazine is opening the doors Friday on its first Los Angeles-area Idea House, a 4,500-square-foot, four-bedroom and 5 1/2-bathroom contemporary residence in Manhattan Beach, described as "the ultimate modern beach home." "We wanted a new angle...

    A first for female boxer Biniati - she's fighting a woman

    GLASGOW (Reuters) - Teenage boxer Taoriba Biniati has never fought another woman - only men - because on the tiny Pacific Island where she lives there are no other female fighters. But that will change when women's boxing makes its bow at the...