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Anna Sew Hoy: Life Is a Beach (PHOTOS)

Juri Koll | Posted 04.13.2013 | Arts
Juri Koll


PHOTOS: America's Best Boardwalks

Oyster | Posted 06.12.2013 | Travel

From Atlantic City to Santa Cruz, beach bums will strut their stuff down those sandy pathways, either taking in the views or letting loose on beachside coasters (or both!).

5 Awesome Los Angeles Beaches for Families

MiniTime | Posted 06.01.2013 | Travel

Miles of soft sand, swaying palm trees, and the lure of the sparkling ocean make the City of Angels a magnet for surf-and-sun devotees. Yet with over 90 beaches in Los Angeles County, it can be difficult for visiting families to know where to begin.

A Voice for Every Student

Daniel Sobajian | Posted 04.26.2013 | College
Daniel Sobajian

We need to elect the person who is best suited for the job. In my opinion, Board member Steve Zimmer is that person. He always puts the student first, is an experienced teacher, and a coalition builder.

Street Art on Abbot Kinney

Carmen Zella | Posted 04.22.2013 | Arts
Carmen Zella

Your favorite local neighborhood is receiving a new mural on one of the most recognized establishments along Abbot Kinney. Puerto Rican public muralist and artist Alexis Diaz (aka La Pandilla) has painted a mural on the 35-year-old institution, the Roosterfish bar.

PHOTOS: Los Angeles On The Cheap

AP | By JOHN ROGERS | Posted 04.10.2013 | Travel

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's been called, sometimes derisively, a collection of 72 suburbs in search of a city. Still, there's a lot of st...

EXCLUSIVE: What Is 'Freakshow'?

Posted 02.06.2013 | TV

"Freakshow," AMC's latest unscripted series, gives viewers an inside look at one of Venice Beach, California's hottest boardwalk attractions. Todd...

Santa Ynez Valley -- It's Happening

David Dixon | Posted 02.26.2013 | Los Angeles
David Dixon

Something exciting is happening in the Santa Ynez Valley. Beyond its rustic beauty, exceptional climate for growing fruit, steadily improving wines, and somewhat superlative location, it now appears to be poised on the launch pad of cultural relevance.

Five Things Every Visitor Needs to Do in Los Angeles

Party Earth | Posted 01.20.2013 | Los Angeles
Party Earth

There are thousands of things to do in Los Angeles, and it's near impossible to figure out how to make the most of a short trip. Here are some of the best, well-rounded suggestions for anyone looking to get a 'little' off the beaten path.

WATCH: DJ Remixes LA, Comes Up With Something Awesome

Posted 08.16.2012 | Los Angeles

What does LA sound like to you? Perhaps an orchestra working to a hip hop beat, or soft acoustic guitar? In a KCET series called Artbound, DJ Cut C...

The Latest On The Venice Zip Line

The Huffington Post | Eliza Fisher | Posted 08.13.2012 | Los Angeles

The Venice Beach zip line project is, well, zipping along after delays. The proposed zip line would allow participants to essentially fly across Ve...

WATCH: Would You Let This Guy Hug You?

Posted 10.06.2012 | Comedy

Andrew Hales, the prankster behind "Holding Hands with Strangers" parts one and two is back with another sweet little prank: hugging. Who doesn't l...

PLAN ForYourArt: July 12-18

Bettina Korek | Posted 09.11.2012 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

The 2012 Artillery Debates presented by Artillery magazine, will feature figures from the Los Angeles art world debating topics including museums, the art market, and LACMA's Levitated Mass.

WATCH: Fake Treasure Chest Delights, Enrages Crowd

Posted 06.01.2012 | Los Angeles

Venice Beach got played. Under the cover of night on Memorial Day Weekend, four pranksters buried $100 worth of gold coins in an old treasure chest...

Will We Be Able To Zipline Across Venice Beach This Summer?

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 08.13.2012 | Los Angeles

Venice Beach may soon be rivaling the Santa Monica Pier in attractions. Los Angeles City Councilman Bill Rosendahl is hoping to move forward on a p...

WATCH: Is Posh Venice Beach Turning Into 'Skid Rose'?

Posted 05.07.2012 | Los Angeles

Venice Beach's Rose Avenue has a new nickname: 'Skid Rose.' The city's new enforcement of its boardwalk curfew has resulted in the homeless moving ...

A Ferris Wheel At Venice Beach?

Posted 03.05.2012 | Los Angeles

Venice Beach is about people-watching and observing eclectic artists and street performers. Soon, tourists and residents may be able to do their obser...

PHOTOS: 5 Restaurants That Get Locals Out Of Los Angeles

Mary Rambin | Posted 02.25.2012 | Travel
Mary Rambin

The cultured community of Venice Beach that lies just south of Santa Monica has once again become the talk of tinseltown. LaLa land locals are ditching the celeb hot spots to immerse themselves in Venice's organic hipster vibe to dine.

Why I Miss Venice Beach

Trey Ellis | Posted 02.19.2012 | Los Angeles
Trey Ellis

Venice, CA, is the distillation of everything that is magical, lovely, dangerous and heartbreaking about Southern California. Kwaku Alston's photographs of the Venice that we both love hit me like a love letter out of the blue.

VENICE SMACKDOWN: LA City Council Votes To Restrict What Boardwalk Vendors Can Sell

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 12.14.2011 | Los Angeles

California has hundreds of beautiful beaches along its coast. But the beach is not why most of the 16 million annual visitors to Venice Beach come to ...

Song Of Style: Loads Of Layers And Prints | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

From Song Of Style: H&M Denim Jacket and Faux Fur Collar, Zara Stripe Shirt, H&M Skirt, Botkier Bag and Sandals, Sabre Sunglasses Courtesy photo...

Why Does Homelessness Stir Such Anger?

Joel John Roberts | Posted 11.14.2011 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

Thirty years ago, the response to homelessness was compassion. Shelters and programs were started by community members that really wanted to help their economically displaced neighbors. Today, compassion fatigue is evolving into anger.

"Nature's Revenge", LUDO in NY, Chicago, and LA

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 11.05.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Parisian Street Artist LUDO brought "Nature's Revenge" to the US this month and his eye-popping surreal wheat-pasted creations are now on walls in New...

The Great American Road Trip: Venice Beach

The Huffington Post | Jenny Kang and Simone Kitchens | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Hello from Venice Beach! We've packed everything we need for our stop in this slightly quirky, laid-back beach town: skateboard, 2-Pac, a pair o...

LA Date Night: 108 Flavors Of Bread Pudding In Venice

| Lien Ta | Posted 10.11.2011 | Los Angeles

The end of summer looms, and the guilt of not yet having made it to the beach is suffocating. You want to see your summer fling in a bikini, don't you...