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The Marina del Rey 4th of July Fire-works Show is among L.A.’s best
Photo by Mike Yokotake

Spectacular Spectacles

Marina del Rey and Culver City go all out with fireworks shows for July 4 No traditional Independence Day celebration is complete without a fireworks show, and Westsiders are fortunate to have two of L.A.’s best right here in...

Mother’s Beach in Marina del Rey is chronically polluted

Mother’s Beach is Second-Most Polluted in the State

Bird droppings and poor water circulation are a recipe for bacteria By Gary Walker Marina Beach — better known as Mother’s Beach because a lack of ocean currents makes it safer for young children to swim — is once again&h...


Killer Rides Car Show

Vintage rides, hot rods and muscle cars never seem to go out of style in Southern California. Neither does a good meal with an ocean view. On Sunday, Killer Shrimp restaurant in Marina del Rey hosts the next installment of…

Police chase, capture assault suspect

A male suspect accused of assaulting a police officer was arrested Thursday afternoon after leading police on a chase through Marina del Rey that eventually ended in Westchester. The chase began at Venice Boulevard and Centinel...

Demonstrators rallied last December to oppose the removal of 650 trees from Oxford Basin Lagoon
Photo by Gary Walker

Techies Like Trees

Marina del Rey officials hoping to win over Silicon Beach types should Google themselves a clue By William Hicks Big Silicon Valley companies such as Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple are incorporating more nature into their n...

The leaseholder for Fisherman’s Village has unveiled renderings for a proposed ground-up remodel. The foreground of the above image, looking west, shows a retail center and pedestrian promenade. The image below shows a food court and parking structure as it would look from Fiji Way.
Images courtesy of Studio One Eleven

A Bigger, Busier Fisherman’s Village

Hotel, environmental education center and waterfront promenade factor into overhaul plan By Gary Walker (Click here to see more renderings) A five-story hotel, a 30-foot waterfront promenade, a children’s playground and an en...

Flowering native plants flourish at one of several viewing stations along a serpentine walking path that county workers plan to install around Oxford Basin Lagoon. This new L.A. County Department of Public Works rendering, looking southwesterly with a Marina City Club tower in the background, depicts the area as it is expected to look 15 years from now.

Another Look at Oxford Basin Lagoon

County officials release new drawings that they say better depict planned upgrades to the Marina del Rey flood-control area and nature preserve By Joe Piasecki Los Angeles County officials ignited environmental controversy in J...

The operators of Fisherman’s Village are considering an extensive remodel that would better integrate waterfront activities
Photo by Pat Reynolds

Fisherman’s Village May Get a New Look

Conceptual drawings will debut Wednesday at a public meeting in Marina del Rey By Gary Walker The leaseholder for Marina del Rey’s iconic Fisherman’s Village is expected on Wednesday to unveil early conceptual drawings that...

Former Donkin’s Inn co-owner Helfried Fahrenholz (right), then-Donkin’s manager Suzanne Lenz and an unidentified friend entered a 1977 chili cook-off at the Marina City Club that was organized by resident automotive designer and race car driver Carroll Shelby 
(Shelby Mustangs).

MdR 50 Contest Winners: A Toast to Good Times Past

By Joe Piasecki Our recent special issue marking 50 years since the April 1965 formal dedication of Marina del Rey covered a lot of local history. Thanks to the Marina del Rey Historical Society, plenty of historical records an...

Marina del Rey’s 50th Celebration Videos

Marina Del Rey Hotel Grand Opening | Marina Del Rey, CA from Pure Cinema on Vimeo.…

For Halloween 2014 | Bathroom cabinets and vanities. Bedroom furniture Dubai childrens kids beds Aqua Rodos.