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Giant space shuttle tank arrives in L.A. by sea

The space shuttle external tank known as ET-94 never flew, but it finished a decidedly different journey, by sea, early Wednesday when it docked in Marina del Rey atop a sea barge. The 15-story tank began its journey last month from NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in Louisiana, where it was built, ...

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  • Banh mi goes gourmet; here's 11 of Los Angeles' best

    Banh mi goes gourmet; here's 11 of Los Angeles' best

    The latest wave of sandwich shops (Hero Shop, Superba Food + Bread, Trencher) and modern Vietnamese cafes (East Borough, Phorage) in Los Angeles have generated tantalizing new spins on banh mi, the beloved Vietnamese sandwich that is the culinary result of French colonialism in Southeast Asia. ...

  • Five Chinese restaurants where MSG isn't on the menu

    Five Chinese restaurants where MSG isn't on the menu

    Monosodium glutamate: Love it or hate it? Some people are convinced it’s toxic, though there isn't much science behind that claim. Others compare it with table salt. Regardless of which camp you fall into, it’s no secret that MSG is used heavily in restaurants – especially in traditional Chinese...

  • The A to Z of Los Angeles pizza

    The A to Z of Los Angeles pizza

    In celebration of National Pizza Day, here's a run-down of Los Angeles pizza, including go-to delivery spots, Chicago-style, New York-style, Neapolitan-style and New York-Naples hybrids. Here's where to get your gooey, cheesy, melty, crispy- and/or chewy-crusted pizza fix. 800 Degrees Neapolitan...

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  • No charges to be filed in loud Kardashian fireworks show off Marina del Rey

    No charges to be filed in loud Kardashian fireworks show off Marina del Rey

    No charges will be filed after a midweek summer fireworks show thrown by Khloe Kardashian off Marina del Rey startled and angered Westside residents. The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office declined to file disturbing-the-peace charges against pyrotechnics operator Steven Jeffries because...

  • Body found along shore in Playa del Rey

    A body was found along the shore in Playa del Rey Sunday night, authorities said.  The body was found by a county lifeguard about 7 p.m. amid some rocks near Ballona Creek, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy Jeff Gordon. Gordon said he did not know the person's age or gender, or the...

  • Kardashian fireworks scare sparks 'corrective action plan' from fire chief

    Kardashian fireworks scare sparks 'corrective action plan' from fire chief

    It’s not a perfume, clothing line or new reality TV show, but the Kardashians have now inspired a “corrective action plan.” Angry over a fireworks show that Khloe Kardashian threw in Marina Del Rey last month for her NBA star boyfriend, the L.A. County Board of Supervisors has ordered its fire...

  • Disruptive Kardashian fireworks show sparks calls for investigation

    Disruptive Kardashian fireworks show sparks calls for investigation

    Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe will present a motion Tuesday calling for an investigation into a loud midweek fireworks show, reportedly at a boat party thrown by Khloe Kardashian, that angered thousands of Westside residents. The eight-minute show shined brightly in the sky above Marina...

  • Fireworks display at Kardashian party frightens beach residents

    Fireworks display at Kardashian party frightens beach residents

    Residents of the beach communities on the Westside aren’t used to much noise at night. Neighbors turn down TVs by 10 p.m., and they tend to keep one another informed about any plans for loud parties. So when an eight-minute fireworks display lit up the sky just after midnight Tuesday, thousands...

  • Martial arts film star's Marina del Rey trophy home hits the market

    Martial arts film star's Marina del Rey trophy home hits the market

    Jean-Claude Van Damme, of martial arts film fame, has listed his Marina del Rey home for sale at $9.999 million. The custom home sits on a canal with cityscape and ocean views. The more than 7,500 square feet of living space on three stories contains a home theater, a gym, a wine cellar and an...

  • L.A. County supervisors delay vote on water cuts after complaints
    L.A. County supervisors delay vote on water cuts after complaints

    Los Angeles County supervisors agreed Tuesday to postpone a vote on proposed water use restrictions for customers served by the county waterworks districts after residents expressed alarm at the reductions and questioned the method used to calculate target levels. 

    Under the county's proposed plan,...

  • Actor Jon Bernthal of 'Walking Dead' lists storybook-style charmer in Venice
    Actor Jon Bernthal of 'Walking Dead' lists storybook-style charmer in Venice

    Actor Jon Bernthal of "Walking Dead" fame and his wife, Erin Angle, have listed their quaint cottage in Venice at $1.895 million.

    Built in 1926, the country English home is in the whimsical storybook style that became popular in that decade. The charming two-story has original hardwood floors,...

  • Three Dog Night (really), tall ships at Marina del Rey's 50th bash
    Three Dog Night (really), tall ships at Marina del Rey's 50th bash

    Happy birthday, Marina del Rey! The unincorporated area of L.A. County (it's not a city) will celebrate 50 years this weekend with tall ships, a boat parade, a cake, a free Three Dog Night concert and fireworks.

    The marina is among the world's largest man-made pleasure boat harbors. It has slips...

  • Hardball Democratic operative finds joy designing Christian vestments
    Hardball Democratic operative finds joy designing Christian vestments

    The question was rhetorical.

    "Can a boxer be a Christian?" Garry South asked. "Because you know what he does: He pounds the crap out of another human being. He draws blood!"

    South, a famously pugilistic political strategist, was neither apologizing nor seeking forgiveness as he answered, very much...

  • California overhauling its tsunami evacuation scenarios
    California overhauling its tsunami evacuation scenarios

    Emergency officials will soon be able to make improved tsunami evacuation orders as California writes detailed scenario plans, state authorities said Friday.

    State officials realized a flaw in existing tsunami evacuation plans during the 2011 Japanese tsunami: Local officials couldn’t order a limited...

  • USC start-up garage builds drones, wireless chargers, shopping apps
    USC start-up garage builds drones, wireless chargers, shopping apps

    USC’s metaphoric “start-up garage” is turning out some real businesses.

    The program, in its second year, offers students and alumni a combination of money and guidance from the USC Viterbi School of Engineering.

    Six of the 10 start-ups from the inaugural 2013 batch are faring well, according to...

  • Walter the sea lion pup is saved, but California rescuers are overwhelmed
    Walter the sea lion pup is saved, but California rescuers are overwhelmed

    Marina del Rey residents were surprised when a sea lion pup wandered into their apartment complex.

    They named him Walter.

    But getting help for Walter when he was spotted on Monday wasn't easy. He's just one sick pup amid a deluge of ailing sea lions currently overwhelming marine mammal rehabilitation...

  • Peter Billingsley lands pad with 900-square-foot terrace
    Peter Billingsley lands pad with 900-square-foot terrace

    Peter Billingsley, who endeared himself to moviegoers for his portrayal of Ralphie in the 1983 movie "A Christmas Story," has purchased a condominium in Marina del Rey for $1.025 million.

    The roomy, two-bedroom unit has 1,850 square feet of interior space plus a landscaped 900-square-foot terrace....

  • Grant Show and Katherine LaNasa to let Venice Craftsman
    Grant Show and Katherine LaNasa to let Venice Craftsman

    Actor Grant Show of “Melrose Place” fame and his wife, actress Katherine LaNasa, have put their home in Venice up for rent at $6,500 a month.

    Found along a walk street about a block from the beach, the 1920s Airplane Craftsman is distinguished by its pop-up second floor, pitched-gable roof and...

  • Grant Show and Katherine LaNasa to let Venice Craftsman
    Grant Show and Katherine LaNasa to let Venice Craftsman

    The three-bedroom Airplane Craftsman sits on a popular walk street about a block away from the Venice coastline.

  • Bucs safety Dashon Goldson lists Westside condo for rent
    Bucs safety Dashon Goldson lists Westside condo for rent

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson has listed a condominium unit in Marina del Rey for rent at $4,395 a month.

    The condo, found within the Azurra building, features wall-to-ceiling glass, a private balcony, two bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms in more than 1,400 square feet of living space.

    Building...

  • Bucs safety Dashon Goldson lists Westside condo for rent
    Bucs safety Dashon Goldson lists Westside condo for rent

    The NFL All-Pro asks $4,395 a month to lease the two-bedroom condo unit at the Azurra in Marina del Rey.

  • Man missing since Dec. 24 last seen in Marina Del Rey
    Man missing since Dec. 24 last seen in Marina Del Rey

    Authorities are searching for a 71-year-old man who has been missing since Dec. 24.

    Marvin Leo Vital is a 155-pound black man who stands about 5 feet 8 inches tall. He was last spotted at a Union Bank in Marina del Rey, wearing a tan coat, black pants and a black beanie. He has black hair and brown...

  • Man found dead on Venice Beach identified as 61-year-old L.A. resident
    Man found dead on Venice Beach identified as 61-year-old L.A. resident

    A man found dead near the water's edge on Venice Beach has been identified as a 61-year-old Los Angeles resident.

    The man, Chong Nam Kwak, was found at about 1:50 p.m. Monday near the 5000 block of Ocean Front Walk in Marina Del Rey, said Lt. John Kades of the Los Angeles County coroner's office....

  • Celebrate Repeal Day with $1 cocktails and free moonshine
    Celebrate Repeal Day with $1 cocktails and free moonshine

    Friday is Repeal Day, a time to shake up a couple of martinis and celebrate the end of Prohibition. For those who may need to brush up on their history, on Dec. 5, 1933, the 21st Amendment repealed the 18th Amendment, which prohibited the manufacture, sale and transportation of alcoholic beverages....

  • Annenberg Foundation suspends plan for Ballona Wetlands visitors center
    Annenberg Foundation suspends plan for Ballona Wetlands visitors center

    In a surprise move, the Annenberg Foundation has suspended its controversial plan to build a $50-million visitors center in the Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve.

    Some wetlands proponents had criticized the proposal, first revealed by The Times in January 2013, because of Annenberg's intention...

  • Don Cheadle invests in tidy 1950s bungalow in Venice
    Don Cheadle invests in tidy 1950s bungalow in Venice

    Actor Don Cheadle, who stars in and produces “House of Lies,” has bought a bungalow in Venice for $894,000.

    The pied-a-terre of slightly more than 800 square feet sits on a tree-lined street near shopping, restaurants and the water. The midcentury single-story features a breakfast nook, a dining...

  • Vision for Marina del Rey approved by L.A. County Board of Supervisors
    Vision for Marina del Rey approved by L.A. County Board of Supervisors

    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a vision statement for Marina del Rey this week, with officials saying they hope to better guide the neighborhood’s development in coming years.

    The approval Tuesday marks the end of a months-long process in which county regional...

  • 49ers' Vernon Davis parts ways with condo in Marina del Rey
    49ers' Vernon Davis parts ways with condo in Marina del Rey

    San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis has sold a condominium unit in Marina del Rey for $822,000.

    The condo, found on the 11th floor of the Cove Residences building, features an open floor plan with an updated kitchen, a living/dining area, two bedrooms and two bathrooms in about 1,600 square...

  • 49ers' Vernon Davis parts ways with condo in Marina del Rey
    49ers' Vernon Davis parts ways with condo in Marina del Rey

    The 49ers tight end originally paid $735,000 for the unit, which has two bedrooms and two bathrooms in about 1,600 square feet of living space.

  • Young gray whale may have left Marina del Rey, headed to sea
    Young gray whale may have left Marina del Rey, headed to sea

    A young gray whale that swam into Marina del Rey harbor was not seen Wednesday morning, leading some to believe it returned to the ocean.

    The calf, which was about 18 feet long, was first spotted off the coast of Topanga Canyon on Tuesday, said Peter Wallerstein, president of Marine Animal Rescue. 

    ...

  • Gray whale swims into Marina del Rey's harbor
    Gray whale swims into Marina del Rey's harbor

    A young gray whale made its way into Marina del Rey’s harbor Tuesday evening, drawing onlookers and concern.

    The whale, about 18 feet long, swam into the harbor about 6 p.m., said Peter Wallerstein, president of Marine Animal Rescue. It had been traveling south along the coast earlier in the day,...

  • Ted Harbert's one-time house sells; his condo is up for grabs
    Ted Harbert's one-time house sells; his condo is up for grabs

    A Pacific Palisades home once owned by NBC Broadcasting Chairman Ted Harbert and his ex-wife, Susan, sold in Pacific Palisades recently for $13.275 million.  

    The East Coast-looking traditional was aptly described in the listing as “understated” and “elegant.” Inlaid wood floors, crown molding...

  • Lightning hits California beach; 1 dead, several hurt
    Lightning hits California beach; 1 dead, several hurt

    One man was killed and at least eight others were hurt when lightning from a rare band of summer thunderstorms struck Venice Beach on Sunday afternoon.

    The unidentified man in his 20s died after he was transported from Venice Beach to Marina Del Rey Hospital for treatment.

    A second man struck by...

  • Venice Beach hit by at least 4 lightning strikes; 1 dead, others hurt
    Venice Beach hit by at least 4 lightning strikes; 1 dead, others hurt

    One man was killed and at least eight others were hurt when lightning from a rare band of summer thunderstorms struck Venice Beach on Sunday afternoon.

    The unidentified man in his 20s died after he was transported from Venice Beach to Marina Del Rey Hospital for treatment.

    A second man struck by...

  • At least 9 people hit by lightning on L.A. beaches
    At least 9 people hit by lightning on L.A. beaches

    One man was killed and at least eight others were hurt when lightning from a rare band of summer thunderstorms struck Venice Beach in Los Angeles Sunday afternoon.

    The unidentified man in his 20s died after he was transported from Venice Beach to Marina Del Rey Hospital for treatment. 

    A second...

  • Akon produces a dazzling flip in Woodland Hills
    Akon produces a dazzling flip in Woodland Hills

    Akon, the R&B and hip-hop singer and producer, has put his ultra-modern home in Woodland Hills up for sale at $3.5 million.

    With the services of designer Miguel Rueda, Akon renovated the house for indoor-outdoor living, creating a focal point swimming pool and spa surrounded by three fire pits...

  • Events: Swine & Dine, truffles at Café del Rey, Crabfest 10 at Hungry Cat
    Events: Swine & Dine, truffles at Café del Rey, Crabfest 10 at Hungry Cat

    Chef Ray Garcia of Fig Restaurant in Santa Monica was just crowned the "King of Porc” after his win at the national Grand Cochon competition. To honor his win (and to boost his bragging rights), Fig is partnering with local farms to create the Swine & Dine dinner series.  The series is three nights...

  • Tom Hallick buys a condo in Marina del Rey
    Tom Hallick buys a condo in Marina del Rey

    Tom Hallick, the veteran actor and soap star, has bought a spot by the ocean in Marina del Rey for $630,000.

    The two-bedroom condo has a balcony and marina and city views from its fourth-floor perch.

    Interior details include travertine floors, slate countertops, stainless-steel appliances and maple...

  • Fourth of July: Where to eat and watch the fireworks
    Fourth of July: Where to eat and watch the fireworks

    Wondering where to watch the fireworks for the fourth of July Friday? Here are some restaurants where you can sit, grab a bite to eat and watch the show. Some places even have special holiday menus. 

    The Roof on Wilshire offers a sprawling view of the city, so chances are, you'll be able to catch...

  • Former Laker Elden Campbell nets sale in Marina del Rey
    Former Laker Elden Campbell nets sale in Marina del Rey

    Former Los Angeles Lakers forward-center Elden Campbell has sold his condominium residence in Marina del Rey for $770,000.

    The 1,929-square-foot floor plan includes a gourmet kitchen, three large closets, two fireplaces and two bedroom suites. Granite countertops, raised ceilings, and slate and...

  • Sunshine year-round
    Sunshine year-round

    We hear it all the time: “Southern California doesn’t have seasons.”

    And for those natives, who'd like nothing more than to instinctively retort such perceptions, I suggest you look no further than the image Jeff Beard shot last October. (Yes, that’s right … in October.)

    “It was a gorgeous day...

  • NFL safety Dashon Goldson seeks renter for Marina del Rey condo
    NFL safety Dashon Goldson seeks renter for Marina del Rey condo

    Known for his hard-hitting play on the gridiron, NFL All-Pro Dashon Goldson is now trying his hand at a new position: landlord. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety has listed a condominium in Marina del Rey for rent at $3,995 a month.

    The condo, found within the Cove high-rise, has a one-bedroom floor...

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