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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…

Malibu State Park Sniper Indicted for Murder

Anthony Rauda, the man suspected of being the Malibu Creek State Park sniper, has been indicted for the fatal shooting of Tristan Beaudette, who was camping in the park with his two…

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MILLIØNS Wins Architectural Award

It’s a great accomplishment to come in first in a world-wide competition to design a café and event space in a museum. These architects’ inspired design, and the collector’s mandate, will change…

Documenting Your Valuables

If you have ever dealt with a major property loss or know someone who has, chances are that you or they were asked by an insurance adjuster if there was documentation to…

100 Drawdown Solutions

Paul Hawken’s book, Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming (amazon.com), inspired Cecilie Stuart, founder of Move the World, a youth activist dance troupe, to hold free Drawdown…

A Marketing Misstep Clutters the Canyon

Driving my son and his friends in the carpool to Pali High the morning of November 4, I noticed something incongruous as I reached the “S” curves—a sign planted in the dirt…

Three More Major Fires set Residents on Edge

Topanga residents weathered a nervous week of extreme fire risk as the Getty fire threatened the entire eastern end of the Santa Monica Mountains. The wildfire ignited at 1:34 a.m., October 28,…

Alarming Death Rate Among LA County Homeless

Homeless Mortality Prevention Initiative Launched The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health released a mortality study that provides new and alarming data on deaths among people experiencing homelessness in LA County.…

The Time We Saved Topanga Creek

On Sunday, November 3, the Topanga Historical Society’s picnic was hosted at the creekside home of Keith Wilbur and his wife. The guest speaker was Susan Nissman, former Senior Deputy to Supervisor…

Hearts for the Holidays

Thanksgiving has always been a time for family and friends to come together and give thanks. The push to turn the holiday’s focus from gratitude into a shopping frenzy is generating a…