Venice Beach

Venice Beach Lifeguard Attacked In Viral Video

Video of an altercation between a Venice Beach lifeguard and three allegedly drunk attackers is circulating the internet. Two men and one woman involved in the incident were arrested and released on bail.

Carlsbad Goo (Josh Koonce / Flickr / CC / Cropped)

Miles of SoCal Beach Closed Due to Mysterious Globs of Oil

Strange black blobs of tar-like goo surged on onto southern California’s Manhattan Beach by the thousands, closing down the two-mile area Wednesday while the U.S. Coast Guard and National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration are investigating the source and substance.

Newport Beach (ltenney1225 / Flickr / CC)

Mass Lifeguard Rescue in Newport Beach

Strong rip currents proved too powerful for 10 T-shirt wearing beachgoers in Newport Beach waters this Memorial Day as they slipped out to sea–rescued only by a team of watchful lifeguards.

Sea Lion (Bill Greenblatt / UPI)

Sea Lion Drags Fisherman Overboard

“We’re starting to see the behavior here on the dock with the seals a little more aggressive than normally,” said local Erik Kopp after seeing a man hauled off in a stretcher from San Diego’s Mission Bay Channel Sunday afternoon. The man was holding a fish in his hand when a sea lion jumped up and bit the fish and the man’s hand, dragging the man underwater as well.