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A Note to Our Readers about Changes on Patch

A Note to Our Readers about Changes on Patch

What's new at Patch, and what's coming.

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Friends, Family Gather to Remember Lightning Strike Victim

Friends, Family Gather to Remember Lightning Strike Victim

Nick Fagnano was "the nicest guy."
Bristol Farms in Westwood Caught Selling Tobacco to Minors, City Attorney Says

Bristol Farms in Westwood Caught Selling Tobacco to Minors, City Attorney Says

Thirty-day suspensions were issued to 14 retailers.
LAPD Officers Flood City Council Chambers, Frustrated with Pay

LAPD Officers Flood City Council Chambers, Frustrated with Pay

They say many have to work two jobs to make ends meet.

Lightning Victim, a Lifeguard, on the Road to Recovery

Meanwhile, a vigil is set for 7 tonight to remember victim Nick Fagnano, who had attended school in Sherman Oaks and was on his way to USC.

Civil Rights Activists Urge Federal Probe of CHP Freeway Beating

They say they're frustrated by the slow pace of CHP's internal investigation.

It Is Official: Lakers Get New Coach

Former Laker player Byron Scott becomes current Laker coach.
Tips: How to Deal with a Thunderstorm

Tips: How to Deal with a Thunderstorm

When a thunderstorm is occurring, nowhere outdoors is safe from possible lightning strikes, so people should seek shelter.
10K Apply for 165 New L.A. Firefighter Positions

10K Apply for 165 New L.A. Firefighter Positions

About 5 percent of the applicants are women.
Venice-Based Chaplain Speaks at Prime Minister's Funeral in Trinidad and Tobago

Venice-Based Chaplain Speaks at Prime Minister's Funeral in Trinidad and Tobago

Joseph Hepburn currently serves as a chaplain for UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica.
Lightning Strike Victims' Update: 1 in Critical Condition

Lightning Strike Victims' Update: 1 in Critical Condition

Following a freak thunderstorm Sunday in Venice, eight people -- seven adults and a 15-year-old boy -- were hospitalized. A 20-year-old died
JIMMY ROLAND at Venice Mega Music Fest 8/29/14

JIMMY ROLAND at Venice Mega Music Fest 8/29/14

Dance, cry and propose to the music of Jimmy Roland at this concert. You don't want to miss him and all the other fun. See you THERE!

JIMMY ROLAND at Venice Mega Music Fest 8/29/14

Dance, cry and propose to the music of Jimmy Roland at this concert. You don't want to miss him and all the other fun. See you THERE!
Couple Injured When Car Plowed Through Venice Boardwalk Sues City

Couple Injured When Car Plowed Through Venice Boardwalk Sues City

There were insufficient bollards or other traffic impediments in place to help prevent such accidents, the suit states.
One Confirmed Death Following Lightning Strikes on Venice Beach

One Confirmed Death Following Lightning Strikes on Venice Beach

A total of 13 were treated. All victims are now accounted for, authorities believe.
Swimmer Missing After Freak Lightning Storm Strikes 10 on Venice Beach

Swimmer Missing After Freak Lightning Storm Strikes 10 on Venice Beach

Two of the injured are in critical condition.
Lightning Strikes in Venice, Hits 10 People

Lightning Strikes in Venice, Hits 10 People

At least one needed CPR.
Woman Pinned by Car that Ran into Bookstore

Woman Pinned by Car that Ran into Bookstore

The woman was in fair condition when taken to a hospital for treatment.
Albertsons, Vons to Merge; Some SoCal Stores Might Close

Albertsons, Vons to Merge; Some SoCal Stores Might Close

The deal will create a network of 2,000-plus stores, 27 distribution warehouses and more than 250,000 employees across western states.
Are You a Tortoise or a Hare?

Are You a Tortoise or a Hare?

Keep the tale of the tortoise and the hare in mind as you race for success.
Havana 59

Havana 59