Bonnie Morgan
Bonnie Morgan

Bonnie is the Chief Operating Officer for the Messenger Mountain News. She comes from a rich background of research, marketing and technology and is the company's business manager, web designer and social media geek. bonnie@messengermountainnews.com

Another Topanga Fire Heightens Fire Fatigue

Once again, fire season upends earthly plans smack in the middle of a lovely children’s play on a warm, cloudless Sunday afternoon until a fire changes everything.  Parents, friends, and grandparents had…

Another Topanga Fire Close to the TCC

Watching “Matilda the Musical” with many parents, friends and grandparents “in the round” at the Topanga Community Center; we reached intermission and everyone moved outside to stretch their legs and get a…

Topanga’s Community Compost Program Launch

Composting basic kitchen organics such as apple cores, eggshells and coffee grinds can divert up to 40% of our waste stream from ending up in the landfill. After some delay over the…

Why Has Recycling Becoming so Complicated?

Environmentalists were prepared last week to celebrate the passing of landmark legislation entitled the California Circular Economy and Plastic Pollution Reduction Act. Senate Bill 54 and Assembly Bill 1080 promised to break…

SAVE THE DATE: Topanga Earth Day Event is April 27

Messenger Mountain News celebrates its third annual Earth Day event on April 27, with a theme of “Topanga Gold.” Our Earth Day celebration this year has an expanded venue, expanded time frame,…

Striking It Rich With Topanga Gold

Messenger Mountain News celebrates its third annual Earth Day event on April 27, with a theme of “Topanga Gold.” This year’s community celebration will be a fundraising effort to mine what we…

Woolsey Fire Chronicles Evacuating the Fourth Estate

Nearly 25 years ago, my husband, Janek, and I moved our large family to Topanga Canyon. Like many newcomers to canyon life, we were clueless about what living in the wildland urban…

TCC Announces Candidates for 2019 Board of Directors

The Topanga Community House was born as an idea in 1949 to give young people in the canyon a safe place to gather and to play.  Seven founding members, all women, established…

Lucky Diaz & The Family Jam Band

Imagine a high-octane birthday party of about 35 three to ten year olds. The music is rocking, the kids are pumping arms and legs; and Lishy Lou, wearing a red chiffon dress…

Built by the Community, For the Community

In 1964, Lee Kelly was a single mom who had recently moved to Topanga. She met her new neighbors who told her there was a yearly Children’s Christmas party at the Community House.…