Past Stories
The Blum & Poe art gallery gifted Generosity to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Venice sailing program
Photo by Paul Suchecki

on the water: Fairwind Yacht Club Turns 50

Volunteer-run cooperative allows lower-cost access to sailing By Paul M. J. Suchecki The Blum & Poe art gallery gifted Generosity to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Venice sailing programPhoto by Paul Suchecki October marks...


FantaSea Charts a New Course

A rent spike forced the yacht club out of its Marina del Rey ballroom, but the party isn’t over By Gary Walker Even the luxury yacht business is susceptible to the pressures of a red-hot real estate market. Facing a…


Sailboats crossing in Santa Monica Bay
Photo by Paul M. J. Suchecki

On the Water: Sunday Drivers Make Bad Sailors

Learn the ropes from U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary volunteers — 10 classes cost just $80 By Paul M. J. Suchecki Sailboats crossing in Santa Monica BayPhoto by Paul M. J. Suchecki There are few more disconcerting sights from a ...



The “Body Code” suit gives Tiffany Trenda 
a unique perspective on the consumption of art in the digital age
Photo by Maria Martin

Technology as Performance

Tiffany Trenda tests the boundaries of physical intimacy in a digital world By Stephanie Case The “Body Code” suit gives Tiffany Trenda a unique perspective on the consumption of art in the digital agePhoto by Maria Martin...


Sunset Series competitors race down the marina’s main channel
Photo by Paul M.J. Suchecki

On the Water: See Life at Full Sail

Sunset Series brings the excitement of racing closer to shore By Paul M. J. Suchecki Sunset Series competitors race down the marina’s main channelPhoto by Paul M.J. Suchecki Every Wednesday evening in late spring and summer...


Adam Acheson, the unofficial mayor of Marina del Rey’s historic Neptune Marina townhomes, is among the final holdouts of a community partying hard before it disappears to make way for new development. Photo by Maria Martin.

The Party’s Over at Neptune Marina

Marina del Rey’s oldest and most egalitarian community faces the wrecking ball By Jonathan Polakoff Adam Acheson, the unofficial mayor of Marina del Rey’s historic Neptune Marina townhomes, is among the final holdouts of a...



he 90 seat Cine-
transformer truck trailer heads to the Jamaica Bay Inn on Sunday

Big on Shorts

The Marina del Rey Film Festival takes a stand for indie cinema By Menaka Gentle he 90 seat Cine-transformer truck trailer heads to the Jamaica Bay Inn on Sunday Chasing global box office returns, Hollywood studios have becom...


Betsy Butler says many California delegates were “really rude and disrespectful”

‘We Have a Lot of Work to Do’

A Clinton delegate from Marina del Rey finds inspiration in Philadelphia despite party divisions By Gary Walker Betsy Butler says many California delegates were “really rude and disrespectful” Philadelphia appeared to be ...


One of the stars of Old Fashioned Day in the Park is this elegant wooden yacht built in 1929

A Day of Old Fashioned Fun

Vintage yachts and classic cars take Burton Chace Park back in time By Christina Campodonico One of the stars of Old Fashioned Day in the Park is this elegant wooden yacht built in 1929 Marina del Rey may now be…



Another Driver Plunges into Marina del Rey Harbor

Los Angeles city firefighters rescued a driver who crashed through a railing and into Marina del Rey harbor last Thursday, marking the second time in eight months that a car has gone off the edge of Pacific Avenue and landed&he...