Past Stories
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Tragedy strikes at Mar Vista post office

A 91-year-old motorist ran over two people Monday morning while backing out of a parking space at the Mar Vista Post Office parking lot off Grandview Boulevard, according to Los Angeles police. A 74-year-old woman struck by the...


Mangabomb founder Kenichi “Keith” Nakamaru

Dropping a Mangabomb

First-time publisher brings English translations of Japanese comics to the U.S. It was a home sale that would change his destiny. When Kenichi “Keith” Nakamaru struggled with confidence issues while beginning a real estate ...


Mar Vista Chamber of Commerce leaders - from left, chamber VP Staci Boggeri, President Sarah Auerswald and Treasurer David Kent - have organized an inaugural pop-up shopping event that highlights Mayor 
 Garcetti’s Great Streets plans for the area

Pop ‘n’ shop

The Mar Vista Small Business Pop-Up and an entrepreneurial jeweler await Saturday shoppers By Michael Aushenker When Black Friday gives way to Small Business Saturday, the pop-ups will be waiting. At the inaugural Mar Vista Sma...



Mayor Eric Garcetti
Photo by Ted Soqui

One Block at a Time

Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Great Streets Initiative aims to inject new life into L.A., starting in the heart of Mar Vista By Joe Piasecki and Gary Walker They say nobody walks in L.A., but don’t tell that to Mayor Eric Garcetti....


Driver dies in crash at Mark Twain Middle School

A driver was killed on Wednesday afternoon in Mar Vista after losing control of his vehicle and crashing into a wall outside the Mark Twain Middle School library. No one else was hurt in the collision. The driver was identified...


Water main breaks in Mar Vista

Soil erosion was likely the cause of a ruptured water pipe that flooded a portion of South Walgrove Avenue near Mark Twain Middle School on Aug. 20, a Los Angeles Department of Water and Power spokesman said. A four-inch pipe&h...



Mar Vista hosts its inaugural Relay for Life on Saturday

Saturday marks Mar Vista’s first community-wide Relay for Life, a 12-hour American Cancer Society fundraising party and walkathon at the baseball fields near the Mar Vista Recreation Center. Hosted by the Mar Vista Community ...


Mar Vista plans inaugural Relay For Life

Community leaders in Mar Vista are organizing the neighborhood’s first-ever Relay For Life event on Aug. 16 at the baseball fields near the Mar Vista Recreation Center, 11430 Woodbine St. The American Cancer Society fundraise...


Cars plunge into channel after crash

A two-car collision in Mar Vista on Monday left one person injured after both vehicles plunged into a flood control channel near Sawtelle and Palms boulevard. The cars involved in the 6:30 a.m. crash, which remains under invest...



Fight for Pepy’s continues

Responding to a crowd of more than 200 supporters who gathered Tuesday at the Mar Vista Recreation Center, neighborhood council members lent their voices in support of efforts to stop the eviction of Pepy’s Galley from AMF Ma...






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