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Close encounters of the shark kind off San Onofre

August 13, 2010 | 10:25 am

Yo! Venice! posted a video from surfer Chuck Patterson that catches two great white sharks just offshore from San Onofre (above).

More from around Web L.A.:

Streetcar project delayed: Los Angeles Downtown News reports the completion of the downtown streetcar project on Broadway has been delayed after the city did not get a federal grant:

Jessica Wethington McClean, executive director of Bringing Back Broadway, said that after the denial, federal officials indicated they want the project to have a local matching funds program in place. She also said that the federal government wants the streetcar's environmental review process to be further along before money is awarded.

City moves to define two neighborhoods: LAist reports that a City Council committee has recommended creating boundaries for Koreatown and Little Bangladesh:

In 1990, a Bangledeshi community began to grow within the area and in 2008, an application for a community name was submitted to the city. That prompted a K-Town community activist to submit his own proposal, setting off a heated debate between the two communities.

WeHo development update: Curbed L.A. has a progress update on the development at Santa Monica Boulevard and La Brea Avenue:

Last week, the Planning Commission approved the Fountain/La Brea project, a six-story, 187-unit apartment building with 70,359 square feet of retail … that will take out the Jons grocery store that currently sits on the site.

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