Past Stories
Local muralist Hector Gardea tries to capture some of Rosendahl’s effervescent personality 
on canvas.
Photo by Mia Duncans

‘Great! Great! Great! A Celebration of Life’

Mar Vista throws a party in memory of Bill Rosendahl By Gary Walker Local muralist Hector Gardea tries to capture some of Rosendahl’s effervescent personality on canvas. Photo by Mia Duncans (Click here for photo essay.) So...


Anthony Blockman 
at the Oakwood Recreation Center
Photo by Ted Soqui

Life on the List

Anthony Blockman escaped the gang injunction in Oakwood, but others trying to stay straight aren’t so lucky By Gary Walker Anthony Blockmanat the Oakwood Recreation CenterPhoto by Ted Soqui At the height of the Los Angeles ...


Mitchelito Orquiola paints on glass during a photoshoot at Grand View Fine Art Studios
Photo by Ted Soqui

Mar Vista’s Art Ninja

Mitchelito Orquiola colors a community one relationship at a time By Christina Campodonico Mitchelito Orquiola paints on glass during a photoshoot at Grand View Fine Art StudiosPhoto by Ted Soqui Stroll along Venice Boulevard...



:Indie-pop band FRANKIE performs in the living room of a Westside apartment during a Sept. 21 SoFar Sounds event. Photo by Kyle Fierro (kfierrophotography.com) courtesy of SoFar Sounds.

Pop-Up Music

SoFar Sounds invites discovery through secret shows By Christina Campodonico :Indie-pop band FRANKIE performs in the living room of a Westside apartment during a Sept. 21 SoFar Sounds event. Photo by Kyle Fierro (kfierrophoto...


The motorcyclist slammed into the front of the sedan and went 
flying off his bike
Photo by Mia Duncans

Teen Killed in Mar Vista Motorcycle Crash

The motorcyclist slammed into the front of the sedan and wentflying off his bikePhoto by Mia Duncans A 19-year-old man was killed when his motorcycle collided with a car on Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of Venice and...


A motorcyclist died when his bike collided with a car and Grandview and Venice boulevards in Mar Vista on Wednesday afternoon. Photo by Mia Duncans.

Teen Killed in Mar Vista Motorcycle Crash

A motorcyclist died when his bike collided with a car and Grandview and Venice boulevards in Mar Vista on Wednesday afternoon. Photo by Mia Duncans. A 19-year-old man was killed when his motorcycle collided with a car on Wedne...



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‘Look up here, I’m in heaven

Oh I’ll be free. Just like that bluebird. Oh I’ll be free. Ain’t that just like me.’ David Bowie’s example empowered street artist Jules Muck, who painted a tribute mural on Monday outside Time Warp Music, to take cr...


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MUCK DOES LEMMY



The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

City officials attempting to regulate short-term vacation rentals get an earful in Mar Vista “I’ve counted no less than 24 separate rentals, with an average of two cars for three nights and four people over 87 days. That’...



Has Mar Vista Become the Rehab Capital of Los Angeles?

Angry homeowners say their neighborhood is being overrun by sober living homes By Gary Walker Worried about a perceived overabundance of sober living homes and other residential care facilities in their community, Mar Vista res...