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From Santa Monica Close Up:

" A sea beast resembling a giant lobster claw was sighted at Venice Beach on Wednesday, July 6, 2022. The sea beast is a promotion for a Netflix move premiering this Friday entitled, "The Sea Beast.""

Santa Monica Close Up is a photo blog by Santa Monica based Photojournalist/Press photographer Fabian Lewkowicz. Fabian is the former staff photographer for the Santa Monica Daily Observer Press, Santa Monica Mirror, Santa Monica and the Santa Monica Corsair.

Support Santa Monica Closeup/Fabian Lewkowicz with Venmo or PayPal to help earn money to make these videos:

Surf Chats with Topanga Lou - Episode 4.

Every Surf Chats has valuable information for beginner surfers to become better surfers.

Watch & listen as we get to know each surfer, surfer girl & grom who surf at Topanga Beach, California through their own words of their personal surfing journey.

Surf Videos fom Topanga now avaliable on Topanga Lou's Surf Videos Gallery

Suspect Thomas Aaron Brothers (male white, 55 years old, brown hair, hazel eyes, 5’10, 164lbs) is wanted for multiple vandalisms that occurred on 07/02/2022, on the 19000 block of Pacific Coast Highway, in the city of Malibu. Brothers was seen on surveillance video, swinging a hatchet at the victim’s front door, damaging the front door and the ring doorbell. It was discovered, Brothers also vandalized two vehicles parked on Pacific Coast Highway.

It's back, the 15th Annual Santa Monica 4th of July Parade.
As the annual parade returns, we're proud to honor our community heroes, first responders during the pandemic years: healthcare, public safety & food service workers.

The 2022 parade will go the opposite direction from previous years, headed NORTH along Main Street from Marine to Pico!

For more info Click Here

Join STOKED LA next Saturday for an epic Surf Season Kickoff event! Learn to surf or mentor youth in the water, and then join us for a Film screening highlighting women of color that absolutely shred!

To RSVP.Click Here

Date: Saturday, July 9, 2022
Meeting Location: Tower 24, Santa Monica (2030 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90405)
Film Screening Location: WSL HQ (147 Bay St, Santa Monica, CA 90405)

Timeline: 9:30am - Meet at Tower 24, STOKED Circle
10am - Wetsuits, land-lessons, mentor-pairing
10:30am-12:30pm - Surf!
12:30pm - Lunch, beach cleanup
1:30pm - Walk over to WSL
2-4pm - Film Screenings, Q&A

7/4 Holiday Parking rates are $13 - $20.

CASH ONLY lots on 7/4

•Surfrider Beach $20
•Topanga Beach $20
•Will Rogers @ Chautauqua $15


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