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Rockfall Causes Unscheduled Road Closure

Shortly after 2 p.m. on Friday, March 13, a boulder, loosened by the recent rains, was captured in steel netting that Caltrans installed last year in one of five areas in the…

Topangans Endured Long Lines to Vote on March 3

Long lines, an overloaded computer system, and overwhelmed poll workers plagued the Primary Election Day Countywide. Topanga was no exception as more than a 1,000 residents lined up at the Topanga Library…

The Flying Pig Supper Club Triumphs!

The inaugural evening of the Flying Pig Supper Club took off in grand style on March 1 with more than 150 Topangans gathered at the Community House for a fun, family-friendly dining…

A Celebration of Art

The annual Topanga Elementary Art Gallery show wowed a standing-room-only crowd on February 1 at the Topanga Canyon Gallery. The theme for this year’s show was “Nurturing Nature” and our talented young…

Coronavirus Emergency Continues to Change Rapidly

As of March 16, when the Messenger Mountain News went to press, the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus worldwide was 168, 019, with 6,610 deaths. There were a total of 3,487…

Food Truck Friday Postponed

FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY POSTPONED TO FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 2020 As a native Californian I’m baffled by this week of rain.  Like — what?! But I know we desperately need it.  So we…

Monitoring COVID-19 (coronavirus)

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LADPH) is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States. Some local residents…

In Case of Emergency, Power Up Your House!

If you want to install a “nanogrid” to power your residence or a “microgrid” to power a small community, there is a subsidy for that. Applications for Residents opened on March 1;…

Permanent Rent Stabilization Ordinance Workshop

For those who missed the January 29 Rent Stabilization Ordinance Workshop, the Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs (DCBA), will host another workshop on March 24 at the Pritchett-Rapf…

2020 Census: Counting On Your Count

The 2020 Census will mark the 24th time that the country has counted its population since 1790. It is mandated by the Constitution and conducted every ten years by the U.S. Census…