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Tam Taylor Retiring

Tam Taylor, recently named Chamber of Commerce 2018 Citizen of the Year, is retiring from her many years of dedicated volunteer service. She has resigned her Board positions on the Topanga Town…

A Community Calendar

You complained and we heard you! This issue debuts a comprehensive Community Calendar, a four-page insert on bright white paper you can hold in your hands and keep at your fingertips for…

LA County Library Named 2019 Library of the Year

LA County Library was just named Library of the Year by Gale/Library Journal for its outstanding community support, equity and inclusion, and creation of innovative services and partnerships that support the Library’s…

Fernwood Rain Report – May 31, 2019

The normally mild and mellow month of May has been the wild and wooley month of May in this unusual rain year. Wednesday, May 22, started out sunny and fair only to…

Community Compost Hub Build

Volunteers gathered at the Topanga Community Center on May 4 to build Topanga’s new kitchen waste compost hub with the guidance of LA Compost, the non-profit organization collaborating on the project. The…

What it Takes to be a Dad

Father’s Day is June 16, and we would like to celebrate Dads and invite them to tell us what it takes for them to be a Dad in 500 words or less.…

Woolsey Fire Review

LA County Fire Chief Drew Smith and Assistant Fire Chief Anthony Williams may have some answers and, certainly some lessons learned in their presentation, “The Woolsey Fire in Review,” at this weekend’s…

For the Record

In our March 8, 2019, article about the Woolsey Fire listening session on March 3 (“Topangans Speak Out at Fire Listening Session”), we quoted Mary Colvig Rhodes, who was among the residents…

Topanga Town Council: Speaking Freely

The March Town Council meeting agenda provoked animated discussions on numerous issues and even made some breaking news. SCE UTILITIES DISTRICT UNDERGROUNDING PROJECT REVIVED According to the Town Council, Southern California Edison’s…

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,…