Messenger Staff

Coming Up!

Did someone say Dos De Mayo? The Topanga Community Center continues to surprise and delight the community with imaginative and entertaining “happenings”. After having the Easter Bunny personally visit several areas of…

The Butterflies Are Coming!

These days can be like an emotional roller coaster. After 40 years in Topanga playing with young children as my profession, and a constant in my life, this current reality feels more…

It’s Time to Expand the House of Representatives

America’s body politic has ignored and revoked historical precedents that the Framers of the Constitution put in place to prevent our nation from descending into disorder. Our country is in serious need…

Letter to the Editor

In these trying times finding the Messenger is my mailbox always gives me comfort. I am said to hear it is going on hiatus just when we need it most. One happy…

Vintners Lose Challenge to Ban on Vineyards

A California Court of Appeal upheld denial of a petition by vintners challenging the prohibition on new vineyards within the Santa Monica Mountains Coastal Zone (SMMLCP) in deference to the California Coastal…

Mimosa Cafe Opens for Takeout

Topanga residents will soon have another breakfast and lunch option. Beginning Monday May 4, Mimosa Cafe will reopen for takeout orders only. Break lunch and hot and cold beverages will be available…

Spring Bloomers

Many native bees, butterflies, and other pollinators start to emerge in the early spring when the weather begins to warm up, but pollen and nectar can be hard to come by. The…

Letters – April 17, 2020

“5G-Free California Fights Back” Comments I agree with the other comments around this story being inaccurate as it relates to Ligado. 5G Free California and this website should actually be big proponents…

Regional & Local Planners Convene Online

Beginning April 1, 2020 all regularly scheduled Los Angeles County Regional Planning Commission meetings will convene as virtual (online) meetings and by teleconference until further notice. Members of the public will be…