Caroline Anderson

Manhattan Beach historical conservancy comes into 21st century

Though the Manhattan Beach Conservancy was founded in 2006 to “to recognize, preserve, and revitalize the historic architectural and cultural resources of Manhattan Beach,” its members don’t want to be stuck in the past.

 Caroline Anderson

Manhattan Beach warns short term rental websites

Responding to complaints that short term rentals were continuing in spite of the ordinance passed last year against them, the city sent letters to five rental websites, asking them to remove them.

 Caroline Anderson

Missing swimmer believed to be found

A man who went missing while in the water off 18th Street in Manhattan Beach on Apr. 19 was believed to be found Wednesday afternoon at Dockweiler Beach in El Segundo, according to a spokesperson from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

 Caroline Anderson

Active search for missing swimmer stops

The swimmer who disappeared while swimming off 18th Street in Manhattan Beach on Apr. 19 is still missing, according to a Los Angeles County Lifeguard spokesperson.

 Caroline Anderson

Senior sentenced for sexually abusing child

An 81-year-old man was sentenced on April 11 to over 27 years in prison for sexually abusing an eight-year-old girl while her family stayed at his Manhattan Beach home for three days in 2014.

 Caroline Anderson

Making waves, and protecting their source

Surfrider's Craig Cadwallader uses facts, not emotions, as he fights against ocean pollution

Surfrider’s Craig Cadwallader uses facts, not emotions, as he fights against ocean pollution

 Caroline Anderson

Tony D’Errico sworn in as mayor of Manhattan Beach

Tony D’Errico was sworn in as the new mayor at Tuesday night’s council meeting. The first term councilmember took over from Mark Burton, who became mayor last July.

 Kevin Cody

Man reported missing in ocean off Manhattan Beach [Update]

Man reported missing in ocean off Manhattan Beach [Update]

A 25-year-old man who had been tossing a football with two friends in the ocean at 18th Street in Manhattan Beach Tuesday evening has been reported missing. Witness Karim D. (who asked that his last name not be used), said he believes the man was swept out to sea by the riptide.

 David Mendez

Late-night crash in Redondo Beach causes Manhattan Beach gas fire, power outage

by David Mendez A late-night car crash in Redondo Beach caused power outages and a gas fire, closing roads through the next morning. According to Redondo Beach police, two cars collided at Aviation Boulevard and Carnegie around 11:15 p.m. on Saturday, April 16, striking a nearby utility pole and blowing out a transformer. Shortly after, a gas…Read More→

 Ryan McDonald

Bloom’s Day

Manhattan Beach native Rachel Bloom has a hit with TV’s “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” by Ryan McDonald In his poem “New Hampshire,” Robert Frost tells of meeting a Californian who extols the Golden State’s virtues. The climate is so good, the Californian insists, that no one ever dies of natural causes. Instead, “Vigilance Committees/Had to organize to…Read More→

 Caroline Anderson

Manhattan Beach founder’s house demolished for condos

A house built by one of the city’s founders almost a century ago was demolished on April 1 to make way for new condominiums.

 Caroline Anderson

About Town in Manhattan Beach

Cultural exchange program FACES is looking for families to host French teenagers from July 6 to 26.

 Caroline Anderson

Manhattan Beach man guilty of murdering wife 13 years ago

A Manhattan Beach man was found guilty on April 6 of murdering his wife 13 years ago in their Gaslamp District house.

 Caroline Anderson

Manhattan Beach chips away at downtown Specific Plan

The City Council began whittling down the options for the Specific Plan for downtown at a joint meeting with the Planning Commission Tuesday night, agreeing that banks and offices will no longer be allowed on ground floors next to sidewalks and pedestrian areas unless they have a use permit.

 Kevin Cody

El Nino 2016 gives Becker SBBC a break in Manhattan Beach

El Nino 2016 gives Becker SBBC a break in Manhattan Beach

Photographer Steve Gaffney captures the action and the fun during the Becker/South Bay Boardriders contest at 26th Street in Manhattan Beach on Saturday, April 2016.