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Venice Beach or Silicon Beach?

Venice Beach or Silicon Beach?

A painting for sale along the boardwalk in Venice, Calif. The Los Angeles boardwalk community of Venice has long celebrated its seediness, accepting — embracing, really — the kind of sensory assaults that would faze more conventional places: beachfront bodybuilders, ragamuffin street vendors, tattoo artists, Hare Krishna chanters, skateboarders, drug dealers, gangs, homeless encampments, rowdy […]

Transgender Bodybuilder Returns To Competition

Transgender Bodybuilder Returns To Competition

SAN DIGEO – A Hillcrest man used to compete in bodybuilding in the early 1990s. On Saturday, Chris Bruce will return to the stage, competing as a female. “If you think about it, I am the ultimate body builder,” Bruce said. “Because that is what body building is about. It’s taking your body and transforming […]

#1 Female Powerlifter….Prisoner

#1 Female Powerlifter….Prisoner

One of the world’s strongest women, who once appeared on television pulling a bus filled with football players, has been arrested on charges of assault, identity theft and larceny, authorities said. Shannon Pole-Summers, 23, originally from Easley, S.C., was arrested Thursday in Minot, where she has been living since July, said Deputy U.S. Marshal Kevin […]

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