Past Stories
Tech-industry superwoman illustration by comic-book artist Rafael Navarro

Women on the Move

Wonder Women Tech takes on the industry’s gender imbalance at Playa Vista’s famed Spruce Goose hanger By Gary Walker (Click here to read about three local women that made it in tech) The thriving digital technology ...

Firefighters made quick work of Sunday night’s arson fire on Windward Avenue
Photo by Sarah Rosenheck

Windward fire declared arson, arrest made

It took 36 firefighters only 20 minutes to knock down flames that erupted Sunday night inside a two-story building on Windward Avenue, damaging a tobacco and gift shop next door to the historic Townhouse Venice & Del Monte ...

Peter Wallerstein recently rescued this undernourished sea lion pup in Marina del Rey
Photo by Peter Wallerstein

Wave of sick sea lion pups hits the coast

Rescue organizations don’t have room for them all; warmer water may be to blame By Gary Walker Starving sea lion pups have been showing up on Los Angeles-area beaches in such great numbers this winter that animal rescue worke...

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Westboro Baptists denounce TMZ in Playa Vista

A small contingent from the Westboro Baptist Church — the controversial group that rabidly opposes gay rights and has made inter-national headlines by picketing funerals for American war dead — gathered briefly in Playa Vis...

Hurst is Westchester Rotary’s Citizen of the Year

Alison Hurst, executive director of Safe Place for Youth, has been named the Westchester Rotary Club’s 2014-2015 Citizen of the Year. She will receive the award at 7 p.m. Saturday during the Westchester Rotarian Foundation’...

Vincent A. Migliazzo’s flight simulator program helps kids find their wings
Photo by Jorge M. Vargas Jr.

Interview: Reaching new heights at 90

World War II combat medic, teacher, volunteer — Westchester’s Vincent A. Migliazzo receives the Flight Path Museum’s Honorary Service Award on Saturday. Vincent A. Migliazzo stormed the beach to pave the way for MacArthur...


Three Local Women Who Made It in Tech

Story by Gary Walker | Photos by Frank Capri Hatel Bhakta “Technology is a platform that allows us to think use forward thinking,” said Hatel Bhakta, the co-founder of Creative Intellects, a digital fashion marketing agenc...

Last year’s Polar Plunge made a splash for Special Olympics 
Southern California
Photo by Chiko Hodge

Take the plunge at Mother’s Beach

A chilly fundraising tradition continues Saturday in Marina del Rey By Michael Aushenker Call it cosplay by the sea — with an ice-cold twist. Last year, it did feel at times like a touch of Comic-Con had arrived in Marina&hel...

Gale Anne Hurd converses with the Hollywood Reporter’s Stephen Galloway at LMU
Photo by Juan Tallo

Gale Anne Hurd on overcoming Hollywood hurdles

The producer discusses surviving the industry from 1984’s “The Terminator” to “The Walking Dead” By Michael Aushenker The professional and personal destiny of “The Walking Dead” producer Gale Anne Hurd began with ...

Ed Begley Jr. is the featured speaker at Saturday’s free Green Venice Expo
Photo by Ethan Miller / Getty Images


Ready to reduce water usage, convert your home to solar energy or start growing your own food? Get some professional one-on-one advice at the Eco Genius Bar, part of Saturday’s inaugural Green Venice Expo at Mark Twain Middle...

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