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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…

Fernwood Rain Report – Spring 2020

After a freakishly dry January and February (normally our wettest months), we have been blessed with a spring miracle of 9.42 inches of rain in the months March and April here in…

COVID Fear Sets the Stage for Con Artists

Con artists exploit people overtaken by fear during the pandemic. Some threats associated with the current pandemic are real and serious. People are getting sick and dying. Other threats are real but…

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…

Print Messenger on Hiatus

Thank you for being a faithful reader of the Messenger Mountain News. It is with a heavy heart that I have to inform you that the Messenger is ceasing print operations immediately.…

Canyon Bistro Burglarized

Word went out quickly the weekend of April 18 that someone had broken into the Canyon Bistro. When asked about the incident, owner Larry Cohn didn’t “care to make a big deal…

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…

Coming Together on Mercy Street

Musicians Jason Hann, Brian Chapman, Greg Hyatt and Matt Rodhe collaborated from their home studios to create this multilayered, flawlessly beautiful cover of Peter Gabriel’s song “Mercy Street.” Hann used his newly…