Past Stories
Now in their ninth 
year of playing together, Mariachi Voces de Mexico de Raul Sanchez performs 11 shows a week in Del Rey — each with its own unique flavor
Photo by Maria Martin

¡Mariachi Revolución!

The house band at Casa Sanchez puts a modern spin on musical tradition By Evan Henerson Now in their ninth year of playing together, Mariachi Voces de Mexico de Raul Sanchez performs 11 shows a week in Del Rey —…


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Venice Goes Blue and Gold for the L.A. Rams

Top left: Venice High players Fernando Redenzo (#94) and Dion Moore (#3) field a pass in the Rams Fun Zone. Top middle: Venice songstress Lacey Kay Cowden gets the crowd ready for some football Top right: Venice High School Pri...


Annie Dingwall, who was mentored by Randy Newman at the USC Thornton School of Music, brings her moody pop jams to WAM

Westchester Rocks the Block

Saturday’s inaugural WAM street festival aims to foster community through arts and culture By Stephanie Case Annie Dingwall, who was mentored by Randy Newman at the USC Thornton School of Music, brings her moody pop jams to ...



Homeless Plan faces Pushback

Venice is divided over letting the homeless stash their stuff at Westminster Senior Center By Gary Walker There’s no shortage of frustration in Venice about stockpiles of homeless people’s belongings in public spaces, but a...


Providence St. John’s staff and 2016 grant recipients

Providence Saint John’s Gifts $534,000 to Local Nonprofits

Providence St. John’s staff and 2016 grant recipients Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica gave $534,000 to 13 local nonprofits on Sept. 7 as part of its ongoing Community Grants Program, a continuation of...


Artist Cathy Salser and actress G Hannelius

A Window Between Worlds Celebrates 25 Years

Artist Cathy Salser and actress G Hannelius For 25 years, Venice-based nonprofit A Window Between Worlds has been creating art programs to empower children and adults impacted by violence and trauma. To commemorate its anniver...



The Blum & Poe art gallery gifted Generosity to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Venice sailing program
Photo by Paul Suchecki

on the water: Fairwind Yacht Club Turns 50

Volunteer-run cooperative allows lower-cost access to sailing By Paul M. J. Suchecki The Blum & Poe art gallery gifted Generosity to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Venice sailing programPhoto by Paul Suchecki October marks...


A Maker’s Mindset

Westside Neighborhood School is launching an experiential preschool in the heart of Silicon Beach By Menaka Gentle Exterior and Interior renderings of the coming WNS preschool at Beethoven Street and Coral Tree Place Anticipa...


Tiny community, tense conflicts: The Jungle, 
as seen from the Playa del Rey bluffs
Photo by Inae Bloom

Neighbor vs. Neighbor

A fight over vacation rentals is tearing Playa del Rey apart By Gary Walker Tiny community, tense conflicts: The Jungle,as seen from the Playa del Rey bluffsPhoto by Inae Bloom In lower Playa del Rey, the signs are everywhere...



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Saturday is Coastal Cleanup Day — Get on It!

Call it a morning of good clean fun in the sun. From 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, more than 10,000 volunteers are expected to gather at 50-plus waterside locations throughout Los Angeles County for Coastal Cleanup Day. Heal the&...






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