Caroline Anderson

Bike lane to bring Sepulveda to beach

Bike lane to bring Sepulveda to beach

A new bike lane will be built heading west on Rosecrans Avenue, effectively allowing bikers to ride from Sepulveda Boulevard to The Strand, if all goes according to plan.

 Caroline Anderson

Police Beat in Manhattan Beach

A secured 2014 Volkswagen GTI was stolen from the 400 block of Manhattan Avenue on July 23 between 9:15 and 11:50 a.m.

 Caroline Anderson

About Town in Manhattan Beach

About Town in Manhattan Beach

State Senator Ben Allen and Assemblyman David Hadley will speak at the Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce’s State of Business in California event on Aug. 12.

 Caroline Anderson

Attempted kidnapping on Sepulveda

Two men tried to kidnap a 27-year-old woman on the morning of Aug. 3 near Sepulveda Boulevard and 11th Street in Manhattan Beach, according to the woman.

 Randy Angel

Past, present Mira Costa runners rule Dick Fitzgerald 2-mile run

Past, present Mira Costa runners rule Dick Fitzgerald 2-mile run

by Randy Angel Mira Costa High School dominated the field at the Dick Fitzgerald 2-mile Run Saturday morning in which a former Mustang standout and a budding hopeful took home top honors. A generation apart, the male and female winners were prime examples of what has made the race so popular as part of the […]

 Kevin Cody

Lifeguards rescue one of their own during Surf Festival Pier to Pier Swim [Update]

Lifeguards rescue one of their own during Surf Festival Pier to Pier Swim [Update]

Los Angeles County Lifeguards rushed to rescue veteran Dwight Crum Pier to Pier swimmer Ed Nelson after the retired lifeguard fell unconscious just a few hundred yards from the finish of this year’s Pier to Pier.

 Caroline Anderson

Suspect in beating robbery to be arraigned

Suspect in beating robbery to be arraigned

A suspect in the brutal November robbery of an elderly couple on Morningside Drive will be arraigned on Aug. 10 at the Torrance Courthouse.

 Randy Angel

Australia, South Bay lifeguards repeat winners at Surf Festival

Australia, South Bay lifeguards repeat winners at Surf Festival

by Randy Angel Despite fielding what is thought to be its youngest squad, the Life Saving Victoria team of Australia retained its claim to the 24th biannual Wieland Shield with an impressive win over the California lifeguards in competition held in Hermosa Beach. Although California won the Surf Teams and Surf Rescue Relay-Mixed competition, the […]

 Caroline Anderson

Returning team wins low-key 6-Man Volleyball Tournament

Returning team wins low-key 6-Man Volleyball Tournament

A few hundred enthusiastic observers gathered around the courts as the teams duked it out in the hot late afternoon sun.

 Caroline Anderson

Pier pop-up shop put off until next year

Pier pop-up shop put off until next year

Plans to open a pop-up surf shop next to the pier this summer have been put on hold after complaints from neighbors and due to the late date.

 Caroline Anderson

Popular beach camp to close

Popular beach camp to close

When Bruce Kocsis, a former LA County lifeguard, came to his sister-in-law, Jamie Bateman, with the idea of starting a beach camp in 1997, Bateman was skeptical.

 Caroline Anderson

Men arrested in stolen Toyota

Two Hawthorne men were arrested in the early morning of July 19 when a MBPD officer pulled over a car near Ardmore Avenue and Manhattan Beach Boulevard and realized the car had just been stolen from the 700 block of 29th Street.

 Caroline Anderson

Manhattan Beach city manager contract extended

Manhattan Beach city manager contract extended

Just over a year since he began as city manager, Mark Danaj’s contract was extended through 2020.

 Caroline Anderson

About Town in Manhattan Beach

About Town in Manhattan Beach

The city is asking residents to fill out a survey on their preferences for a potential skate park.

 Special Contributor

“Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life” author William Finnegan comes to Manhattan Beach

“Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life” author William Finnegan comes to Manhattan Beach

by Ryan McDonald You probably know Eustace Tilley, even if the name doesn’t sound familiar. He’s the mascot of the New Yorker magazine, decked out in gloves and top hat, studying a butterfly through a monocle. In a small history of the famous lepidopterist, one writer observed that it was not clear whether readers of […]