Past Stories

Local Heroes 2015

Our Annual Spotlight on People Making a Difference The Argonaut’s Local Heroes of 2015, from left: Peter Wallerstein, Benjamin Kay, Alice Regalado, Vincent Migliazzo, Benita Lin, Victoria Beyer and Sadie Cerda.Not pictured: ...


Celebrating Local Heroes 2015

Peter Wallerstein A Man for Animals No sick or injured sea animal is too big or too small for Peter Wallerstein to save. The one-man army behind Marine Animal Rescue has brought more than 4,000 ocean mammals to lifesaving care&...


Local Heroes 2014

The Argonaut’s 2014 Local Heroes pose for a group shotafter a celebratory lunch at Whiskey Red’s in Marina del Rey. Photo by Ted Soqui. Heroes, like the problems they solve, come in all shapes and sizes. Not all heroes are...



Westsiders making a difference 2013

Antoinette Reynolds: Taking over for parents behind bars The late Mildred Cursh set a strong example of service for her daughter to follow. Cursh volunteered for years with Prison Fellowship International, an international orga...