Travis and Emily hit it off during Sunday brunch at California Yacht Club in Marina del Rey, our Best Yacht Club winner. They head outside for a stroll alongside the harbor and watch the sunset hand-in-hand. Photo by Ashely Randall

Best Social Club

1st Place
Westchester Elks Lodge 2050
8025 W. Manchester Ave., Playa del Rey
(310) 821-3005,

2nd Place
Rotary Club of Westchester
Meets at 12:10 p.m. Wednesdays at Crowne Plaza LAX Hotel
5985 W. Century Blvd., Westchester
(310) 216-5817,

3rd Place
Rotary Club of Playa Venice Sunrise
Meets at 7:15 a.m. Wednesdays
at Whiskey Red’s
13813 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 740-6469,


Best Public Art Installation

1st Place
Venice Art Walls
1800 Ocean Front Walk, Venice
(424) 264-6564,

2nd Place
Venice Pride Flag
Lifeguard Tower
Brooks Avenue & Ocean Front Walk, Venice
(424) 330-7788,

3rd Place
Venice Vietnam
Pacific and Rose avenues, Venice
(310) 822-5425,

Best Art Gallery

1st Place
L.A. Louver
45 N. Venice Blvd., Venice
(310) 822-4955,

2nd Place
First Independent
Gallery (FIG)
Bergamot Station, D2
2525 Michigan Ave., Santa Monica
(310) 829-0345,

3rd Place
Ben Maltz Gallery
at Otis College of Art and Design
9045 Lincoln Blvd., Westchester
(310) 665-6905,

Best Live Theater

1st Place
Kirk Douglas Theatre
9820 Washington Blvd., Culver City
(213) 628-2772,
2nd Place
Jewish Women’s Theatre
at The Braid
2912 Colorado Ave., Santa Monica
(310) 315-1400,

3rd Place
Kentwood Players
at Westchester Playhouse
8301 Hindry Ave., Westchester
(310) 645-5156,

Best Local Museum

1st Place
Museum of Flying
3100 Airport Ave., Santa Monica
(310) 398-2500,

2nd Place
Museum of Jurassic Technology
9341 Venice Blvd., Culver City
(310) 836-6131,

3rd Place
Flight Path Museum & Learning Center
6661 W. Imperial Hwy., Westchester
(424) 646-7284,

Best Movie Theater

1st Place
Cinemark Playa Vista and XD
12746 W. Jefferson Blvd., Playa Vista
(310) 862-5668,
2nd Place
AMC Dine-In Theatres
Marina 6
13455 Maxella Ave., Marina del Rey
(310) 827-7955,

3rd Place
Laemmle’s Monica
Film Center
1332 2nd St., Santa Monica
(310) 394-9744,

Best Independent Radio Station

1st Place
KCRW 89.9-FM
(310) 450-5183,

2nd Place
KPCC 89.3-FM
(626) 583-5100,

3rd Place
KUSC 91.5-FM
(213) 225-7400,


Best Cultural Event

1st Place
Abbot Kinney Festival

2nd Place
Westchester Fourth
of July Parade

3rd Place
Venice Art Crawl

Best Live Music Event

1st Place
Marina del Rey Summer Concert Series

2nd Place
Twilight on the Pier

3rd Place
Playa Vista Concerts
in the Park

Best Charity or Nonprofit Event

1st Place
Boys & Girls Clubs of Venice Annual No Limit Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament
2nd Place
Westchester Holiday
Home Tour

3rd Place
Didi Hirsch Alive &
Running 5k Walk/Run for Suicide Prevention

Best Athletic Event

1st Place
Jet to Jetty
Beach Run

2nd Place
California Sunset Series

3rd Place
The Gillis

Best Place to Host an Event

1st Place
Annenberg Community Beach House
415 Pacific Coast Hwy., Santa Monica
(310) 458-4904
2nd Place
The Proud Bird
11022 Aviation Blvd., Westchester
(310) 670-3093,

3rd Place
Museum of Flying
3100 Airport Ave., Santa Monica
(310) 398-2500,


Best Team Sports Organization

1st Place
Beach Cities Volleyball Club
(310) 546-9150,

2nd Place
North Venice Little League

3rd Place
Culver Marina Little League

Best High School Athletics Program

1st Place
Venice High School Gondoliers
2nd Place
Santa Monica High School Vikings

3rd Place
Westchester Comets

Best Golf Course

1st Place
Westchester Golf Course
6900 W. Manchester Ave., Westchester
(310) 649-9173,

2nd Place
Penmar Golf Course
1233 Rose Ave., Venice
(310) 396-6228,

3rd Place
The Lakes at El Segundo
400 S. Sepulveda Blvd., El Segundo
(310) 322-0202,

Best Swimming Pool

1st Place
Santa Monica
Swim Center
2225 16th St., Santa Monica
(310) 458-8700,

2nd Place
Annenberg Community Beach House
415 Pacific Coast Hwy., Santa Monica
(310) 458-4904,

3rd Place
Culver City Municipal Plunge
4175 Overland Ave., Culver City
(310) 253-6680,

Best Tennis Club

1st Place
Marina City Club
4333 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 822-0611,

2nd Place
L.A. Tennis at Westchester Recreation Center
7000 W. Manchester Ave., Westchester
(310) 665-9001,

3rd Place
Penmar Recreation Center
1341 Lake St., Venice
(310) 396-8735,

Best Bowling Alley

1st Place
Bowlero Mar Vista
12125 Venice Blvd., Mar Vista
(310) 391-5288,

2nd Place
Bowlero Los Angeles
8731 Lincoln Blvd., Westchester
(310) 670-0688,

3rd Place
Bowlmor Santa Monica
234 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica
(310) 399-7731

Best Outdoor Activity Center

1st Place
UCLA Marina Aquatic Center
14001 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 823-0048,

2nd Place
Marina del Rey Boat Rentals
13717 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 306-4444,

3rd Place
Marina del Rey Sportfishing
13552 Fiji Way, Dock 52, Marina del Rey
​(310) 822-3625,


Best Yacht Broker

1st Place
California Yacht Company – Marina del Rey Yacht Sales
13763 Fiji Way, Ste. E4, Marina del Rey
(310) 822-9814,

2nd Place
Bob Koepple Yacht Sales
13755 Fiji Way, Ste. D3, Marina del Rey
(310) 821-0007,

3rd Place
Denison Yachting
13555 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 821-5883,

Best Yacht Club

1st Place
California Yacht Club
4469 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 823-4567,

2nd Place
Del Rey Yacht Club
13900 Palawan Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 823-4664,

3rd Place
Marina Yacht Club