Caroline Anderson

Police Beat in Manhattan Beach

A Hawthorne man was arrested on July 9 under suspicion of stealing wallets and cellphones from surfers’ cars.

 Brad Jacobson

July Gloom at the Manhattan Beach Pier [VIDEO]

The last couple weeks have been tough, small waves and gloomy weather.  Most surfers peaked up when they saw on the surf report that there was a small swell coming.  We ran down to the Manhattan Beach Pier and caught Bobby Kithcart, Noah Collins, Chris Wells, Kyle Brown, Hudson Ritchie and others frothing for some […]

 Caroline Anderson

UPDATE: Missing 12-year-old girl found

UPDATE: Missing 12-year-old girl found

Gabrielle Olivas, 12, of Manhattan Beach, has been reported missing by her family.

 Caroline Anderson

Lessons learned in space

Lessons learned in space

Former astronaut Danny Olivas is taking what he learned at NASA and applying it to life on Earth

Former astronaut Danny Olivas is taking what he learned at NASA and applying it to life on Earth

 Caroline Anderson

About Town in Manhattan Beach

About Town in Manhattan Beach

The Manhattan Beach Farmers Market will celebrate its ninth birthday on July 14.

 Caroline Anderson

City renews downtown business freeze

The city council voted unanimously Tuesday night to renew the temporary freeze on downtown business uses for another year.

 Caroline Anderson

New mayor takes over in Manhattan Beach

New mayor takes over in Manhattan Beach

Mayor Pro Tem Mark Burton became the new mayor of Manhattan Beach Tuesday night during the council’s regular reorganization.

 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.