Caroline Anderson

Manhattan Beach city hall hours to change

City hall’s hours will change as a result of the city’s recent agreement with the California Teamsters Local 911 union, which represents 117 of the city’s employees.

 Caroline Anderson

A place where kids can play with their food

A place where kids can play with their food

Kids five-years-old and younger will soon have a new place to play and learn about their food in the South Bay: Toddler Town.

 Caroline Anderson

Details decided for Manhattan Beach historic preservation

Details decided for Manhattan Beach historic preservation

A more muscular law governing historic preservation in Manhattan Beach came a step closer to implementation Tuesday night with several decisions made by the City Council.

 Caroline Anderson

Year in Review: Oil from Santa Barbara trickles down

Year in Review: Oil from Santa Barbara trickles down

Lifeguards first noticed tar balls washing up on the shore outside their headquarters at Bruce’s Beach around midday on Wednesday, May 27.

 Kevin Cody

Hogan remembered as Catalina Classic Paddleboard Race founder

Hogan remembered as Catalina Classic Paddleboard Race founder

Former Los Angeles County Lifeguard Bob Hogan was remembered a waterman, artist, boat builder and founder of the Catalina Classic Paddleboard race during a memorial paddleout on Saturday at the Manhattan Beach pier.

 Caroline Anderson

Year in Review: Managing change in downtown Manhattan Beach

Year in Review: Managing change in downtown Manhattan Beach

In 2015, Manhattan Beach continued to grapple with its downtown.

 Caroline Anderson

Year in Review: Manhattan Beach bans short-term rentals

Year in Review: Manhattan Beach bans short-term rentals

Manhattan Beach added its name to the list of cities which have banned short term rentals in June.

 Ryan McDonald

Year in Review: Manhattan, Hermosa mull school facilities bonds

by Caroline Anderson and Ryan McDonald The Manhattan Beach and Hermosa Beach school districts face different problems with their facilities, but both considered asking voters to pass bonds to finance expansions and upgrades in 2015. In Manhattan Beach, the school board recently hired a prominent political consultant to test the waters for a November 2016 […]

 Caroline Anderson

El Porto residents ask for more protection after robbery

El Porto residents ask for more protection after robbery

In the wake of an armed robbery on Dec. 9, residents of El Porto are asking for more protection from the city and police.

 Caroline Anderson

MBUSD to weigh feasibility of facilities bond

MBUSD to weigh feasibility of facilities bond

Hoping to fund improvements to its facilities throughout the district, the Manhattan Beach Unified School District Board voted on Dec. 9 to hire a prominent Californian political consultant to determine the feasibility of putting a bond on the ballot in the November 2016 election.

 Caroline Anderson

Manhattan Beach pursuit ends in three arrests

Three people were arrested Tuesday night after an attempted traffic stop turned into a police chase, police said Wednesday.

 Caroline Anderson

Police return to Mira Costa High School [UPDATED]

Manhattan Beach police were searching the campus of Mira Costa High School Monday a little after noon, according MBPD Community Affairs Officer Stephanie Martin.

 Caroline Anderson

MBUSD superintendent reflects on school closures

MBUSD superintendent reflects on school closures

After Mira Costa High School was closed for the second time in a week, Manhattan Beach Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Michael Matthews weighed in on the closures.

 Judy Rae

Beach Academics – American Martyrs Legal Team

Beach Academics – American Martyrs Legal Team

American Martyrs School in Manhattan Beach was one of 150 schools that participated in the 38th Annual Los Angeles County Mock Trial Competition last month

 Caroline Anderson

Possible car from armed robbery seen on video

Possible car from armed robbery seen on video

One of the victims of the armed robbery that took place on 41st Street on Wednesday night has identified a possible suspect and car on surveillance video from the restaurant Fishbar, according to a manager there.