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Marina Peninsula Election is Friday

The Marina Peninsula Community Council is holding its annual election for board officers on Friday, Jan. 29, at the Westside Global Awareness Magnet school in Marina del Rey. State Assemblywoman Autumn Burke (D- Marina del Rey)...


The inflatable lifts would keep boats about 18 inches off the water and are compatible with most vessels up to 50 feet long
Photo courtesy of Air-Dock

Boat Lifts Raise Hopes for Cleaner Harbor

The inflatable lifts would keep boats about 18 inches off the water and are compatible with most vessels up to 50 feet long. Photo courtesy of Air-Dock. Inflatables could help solve Marina del Rey’s copper pollution problem...


Kristine Carman was murdered 
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Police Nab Marina Marketplace Murder Suspect

Kristine Carman was murderedon Jan. 6 The joint LAPD-FBI Fugitive Task Force has arrested a suspected gunman in the Jan. 6 murder of a 17-year-old girl in the parking lot of the Marina Marketplace shopping center. Cameron Anth...



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Fatal Visit

With her killer still at large, the murder of 17-year-old Kristine Carman in Marina del Rey leaves many questions, few answers By Gary Walker Kristine Carman Police are still searching for the gunman who shot and killed a 17-...


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Teen Girl Shot Dead in Marina del Rey

Victim, 17, was found inside a vehicle at the Villa Marina Marketplace shopping center Photo by Mia Duncans UPDATE (Jan. 7, 6 p.m.):  “My younger sister was brutally murdered in cold blood in front of me in a robbery gone&...


A memorial to the crash victims 
has been set up under the tree that the car struck as it came to rest upside down
Photo by Joe Piasecki

Three Teens Die in High-Speed Crash on Via Marina

Another is clinging to life after car flipped and struck a tree on sharp curve near water’s edge By Gary Walker and Joe Piasecki A memorial to the crash victimshas been set up under the tree that the car struck…



Left: “Fiddler’s Green,” a 38-foot sailboat helmed for the Pacific Mariners Yacht Club by former PMYC Commodore Larry Koch, won “Best Overall” honors, Right: Peter Ellis and Colin Kastner turned the 34-foot “Ellis Island II” into an adventure story featuring a sea serpent, Santa in a submarine and a giant whale

‘Adventures on the Sea’

Prize-winning Marina del Rey Holiday Boat Parade entries lit up the night with style and spirit Story by Joe Piasecki Photos by Mike Yokotake Left: “Fiddler’s Green,” a 38-foot sailboat helmed for the Pacific Mariners Ya...


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Consignments Go Missing in Universal Jewelers Closure

Former customers are heading to court to recover jewelry valued at more than $115,000 By Gary Walker For a decade and a half, Universal Jewelers was a favorite place for locals to buy jewelry, have it repaired or consign it&he...


Dying Trees to Come Down in Marina del Rey

Los Angeles County officials plan to cut down 18 dead or dying street trees in Marina del Rey beginning Monday, Dec. 21. Most of the trees being removed are rooted along Via Marina and Admiralty way, with several also in…



Silicon Beach Philharmonic creative director Olivia Tsui
Photo by Inae Bloom

Opera and Magic in Marina del Rey

Silicon Beach Philharmonic creative director Olivia TsuiPhoto by Inae Bloom The Opera League of Los Angeles, Silicon Beach Philharmonic & Chorale, the Los Angeles Virtuosi Association and the newly created Silicon Beach Ar...






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