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The county wants to divide Marina del Rey into four districts

County ratifies Marina del Rey Vision Statement

Strategic plan will guide ‘the big picture’ of growth and redevelopment in the harbor, Knabe says By Gary Walker The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Oct. 28 to approve the Marina del Rey Vision ...

City sanitation workers will build a new sewer line through Marina del Rey (purple) to support the deteriorating Venice Force Main (red)
Image courtesy of the L.A. Bureau of Sanitation

Digging to avoid disaster

Sanitation workers will install new pipes along Via Marina, Pacific Avenue and Vista del Mar as back up for the area’s 54-year-old sewer main By Gary Walker There have been three water main breaks along Sunset Boulevard this ...

Retired Sheriff’s deputy Al Cohen greets Edgington’s widow during the memorial ceremony
Photo by Jorge M. Vargas Jr.

Memorial honors slain deputy

Harbor Patrol Cpl. Harold Edgington was killed in the line of duty 35 years ago at Mother’s Beach By Gary Walker Sept. 30, 1979, is a date Det. Tim Hazelwood of the Marina del Rey Sheriff’s Station will never forget.…

Andrey Melnichenko’s $300-million mega-yacht is too big for Marina del Rey harbor
Photo by Pat Reynolds

Now that’s a boat!

You know you’ve got a pretty nice-sized yacht when the largest man-made harbor in the United States isn’t big enough to accommodate you. Such was the case with the 394-foot, $300-million mega-yacht “A” that anchored jus...

Google’s Venice headquarters surprised Marina Del Rey Middle School teachers with a treasure trove of classroom supplies
Photos by Jorge M. Vargas Jr.

Google goes big in $1-million gift to schools

The tech giant funds all requests by LAUSD teachers, starting with Marina Del Rey Middle School By Gary Walker Like many other local public schools, teachers and students at Marina Del Rey Middle School have ha...

Group writes the book on Marina del Rey

Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe joined members of the Marina del Rey Historical Society on Friday at their new Fisherman’s Village headquarters to celebrate the publication of the group’s new book, a photographic hi...

Marina del Rey live-aboards Christina Ferrell and James Evenson were left homeless after their boat burned in September
Photo courtesy of Heidy Gross

Donors rally to help boaters displaced by fire

Marina del Rey live-aboards lost everything they own, but friends have launched a crowdfunding campaign to get them back on their feet By Gary Walker Marina del Rey live-aboards Christina Ferrell and James Evenson found themsel...

Josh Wiener, left, and Ethan Pilch operate the mixing board at Rich Uncle Studios, an unlikely Mecca for new music tucked in a warehouse garage along Glencoe Avenue in Marina del Rey
Photo by Jorge M. Vargas Jr.

A new sound in Marina del Rey

The nondescript bungalows along Glencoe Avenue have become a hotbed for musical creativity By Michael Aushenker Call it the home of MdR‘n’R… Within a compound of former warehouse garages on Glencoe Avenue lies Hen House ...

The Entertainer is the queen of Marina del Rey harbor

The path to ‘Beer Nirvana’

LAX Coastal Chamber of Commerce’s Cruise ‘n’ Brews sets sail from Marina del Rey with 45 craft beer offerings on board By Michael Aushenker In what organizers have dubbed “Beer Nirvana,” the LAX Coastal Chambe...

A young sailor feels for wind patterns during the second round of team competition on July 21

They’re off to the races

National championship youth regatta sets sail from California Yacht Club, helping preserve the future of the sport By Luke Goldstein Whether at home port or visiting from as far away as Bermuda, Canada or New York, each of the ...

For Halloween 2014