Caroline Anderson

Mail theft arrest

A Los Angeles man was arrested on suspicion of stealing mail on July 1.

 Caroline Anderson

Strand property listed for $29 million

Strand property listed for $29 million

A new home on the market could set a record if bought for its asking price of $28.9 million.

 Caroline Anderson

Manhattan views districtwide upgrade of school campuses

Manhattan views districtwide upgrade of school campuses

A pool in the park, ADA compliance planned

Plans for Manhattan Beach Middle School and Grand View Elementary have created concern among some community members.

 Caroline Anderson

City grants exemption to downtown business ordinance

City grants exemption to downtown business ordinance

The city council granted the only hardship exemption to its temporary freeze on downtown business use since the ordinance was passed last July.

 Caroline Anderson

Police Beat

Burglar caught A man who appeared to be burglarizing a home was arrested by Manhattan Beach Police on the afternoon of June 18. The police responded to a burglar alarm that went off on the 100 block of Terraza Place in South Manhattan Beach around 3:50 p.m. and found a broken window. While waiting for […]

 Caroline Anderson

About Town in Manhattan Beach

About Town in Manhattan Beach

Mayor Wayne Powell honored Spyder Surf founder Dennis Jarvis at the June 16 council meeting.

 Caroline Anderson

Hanson vote didn’t break law, watchdog says

Hanson vote didn’t break law, watchdog says

After sending the city a letter accusing it of breaking an open government law on June 15, the government watchdog nonprofit Californians Aware said Tuesday that it won’t pursue a lawsuit over the city council’s handling of a separation agreement with its former director of human resources.

 Jonathan Polakoff

Evicted: Beach Cities short-term rentals forced underground

Evicted: Beach Cities short-term rentals forced underground

Manhattan Beach’s ban of short term rentals, such as Airbnb, brings aspects of the ‘sharing economy’ into question

Now that short-term rentals are officially banned in Manhattan Beach, Dana Seagars is rethinking his retirement plan. Many hundreds of other property owners in the Beach Cities are figuring out what the ban means for them, too.

 Caroline Anderson

Rite Aid says it will build store, fix nuisance

Rite Aid says it will build store, fix nuisance

of Sepulveda and Manhattan Beach Boulevards, according to an email sent to the city by a representative.

 Caroline Anderson

UPDATE: Missing man found

UPDATE: Missing man found

The Manhattan Beach Police Department is asking for the public’s help finding a 92-year-old man who suffers from dementia and was reported missing Tuesday.

 Caroline Anderson

Manhattan Beach oil came from Santa Barbara spill

Manhattan Beach oil came from Santa Barbara spill

At least some of the tar that first washed up on Manhattan Beach on May 27 was from the May 19 oil spill over 100 miles north in Refugio State Beach in Santa Barbara County.

 Caroline Anderson

Manhattan Beach, targeting AirBnB, officially bans short term rentals

Manhattan Beach, targeting AirBnB, officially bans short term rentals

Manhattan Beach became the latest city to ban short term rentals such as those offered through AirBnB Tuesday night.

 Alex Khatchadourian

Chloe Caroline takes on Nashville

Chloe Caroline takes on Nashville

Almost three years ago, Chloe Caroline left the South Bay’s musical DIY breeding grounds for Nashville, Tennessee.

 Caroline Anderson

Manhattan Beach extends pilot program of surf rentals by pier

Manhattan Beach extends pilot program of surf rentals by pier

For the second year, surf store Nikau Kai Waterman Shop will be allowed to have a pop-up shop next to the Manhattan Beach Pier during the summer.

 Kevin Cody

South Bay Brokers, Vista Sotheby’s merge

South Bay Brokers, Vista Sotheby’s merge

South Bay Brokers founders Jim Van Zanten and Jack Gillespie announced this week that South Bay Brokers has merged with Vista Sotheby’s in Palos Verdes, a member of the Sotheby’s International organization.

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