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Sea lion pup rides with harbor patrol

A sea lion pup hitched a ride on a Sheriff’s Harbor Patrol boat on Friday in Marina del Rey after deputies rescued a companion pup that appeared to be in ill health. At about 8 a.m., deputies Matt Schwabe and…


MdR Historical Society launches gallery

  The Marina del Rey Historical Society Gallery at Fisherman’s Village celebrates its grand opening today. Founded in 2007, the nonprofit group recently relocated from the loft of co-founder Willie Hjorth’s Mare Co. Sa...


Congressional candidate Marianne Williamson, left, addresses Mariners Village renovation opponents outside Burton Chace Park

Residents, activists push back against Mariners Village reboot

Critics say big changes planned for the 23-acre parcel would destroy lush trees that house nesting blue herons; developer says all the facts aren’t in By Joe Piasecki Environmental activists and residents of Mariners Village ...



This aerial photo taken during the construction of Marina del Rey shows the formerly landlocked Mud Lake

Mother’s Beach was once Mud Lake

A dispatch from the Marina del Rey historical society By Willie Hjorth The February 1956 issue of Speed and Spray, a vintage power-boating magazine, wrote about the success of a televised race in Marina del Rey known as the Spe...


Former commodores, officially known as staff 

commodores, salute during the ceremony at 
Del Rey Yacht Club

Hoist the burgee, sailor

A landlubber joins the curious Opening Day rituals of Marina del Rey yacht clubs Story by Joe Piasecki Photos by Pat Reynolds It’s 9 a.m. Saturday at the Santa Monica Windjammers Yacht Club and, at 33, I’m by far the…


Pedestrian struck by car on Lincoln Boulevard at Fiji Way

A pedestrian crossing Lincoln Boulevard at Fiji Way in Marina del Rey was struck by a vehicle Thursday afternoon, prompting police to close off northbound lanes on Lincoln below Fiji. The pedestrian was struck in the crosswalk ...



Autumn Burke

Eight vie for open Westside state Assembly seat

Marina del Rey’s Autumn Burke, daughter of former L.A. County Supervisor Yvonne Brathwaite Burke, leads the pack in name recognition By Gary Walker You might say the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. Marina del Rey busi...


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A feast to make St. Paddy proud

Tony P’s Celtic-themed beer dinner features food pairings designed to make the brews taste better By Chloe Jory Tony Palermo has been doing beer tastings a little differently the past three years. Every other month, a “beer...


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A cold dip for a good cause

More than 250 people braved a water temperature of not much more than 60 degrees to take the Polar Plunge on Saturday morning at Mother’s Beach in Marina del Rey. While their goose bumps may be gone, their impact remains.&hel...



Marina del Rey post office must relocate

The United States Postal Service branch in Marina del Rey will be forced to move after its lease at the Waterside shopping center on Admiralty Way expires in May. “We’re not going to close the post office, but we will…