Monthly Archives: November 2013

Happy Thanksgiving from: The Pilgrims, The Wampanoag tribe, Ben Franklin, FDR, Johnny Carson, Julia Child, President Obama, et.al. Good dinner table quotes.

Norman Rockwell’s cover for “The Literary Digest,” November 11, 1919 A day on which we  give thanks for all the good things that have come our way. Thanksgiving has its origins in many cultural traditions ranging from harvest festivals to … Continue reading

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Happy Hanukkah

    In the winter months, there are many celebrations by different cultures and religions which seek to drive out the darkness, among them the Jewish celebration of Hanukkah (Chanukah). Hanukkah normally comes near Christmas, but this year it is unusually … Continue reading

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Small dog alert for Silver Strand Residents: Possible Coyote in our Neighborhood

   A reader has reported that he was walking his dog (15lb fox terrier) on Mast Mall in the Silver Strand on Saturday, November 23 around 11pm when his dog was attacked by what looked like a young coyote. The … Continue reading

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Heads Up on Crime in the Silver Strand

The LAPD reports that a burglary took place on at a home on the corner of Roma Court and Outrigger Court at 2:35pm on November 19. Keep your first floor windows and doors locked and your garage door closed. Keep … Continue reading

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Restaurant Dining Discounts in Marina del Rey during Construction on Admiralty Way

     A reader kindly sent us this promotion about dining in MDR while construction on Admiralty Way is ongoing:http://www.visitmarinadelrey.com/promo/zone     The Silver Strand News welcomes all tips from our readers about good things happening in Marina del Rey and Venice.

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Highlights of SSMHOA Regular Board Meeting November 11, 2013

         Fred Karlsen, President of SSMHOA began by complimenting the Landscape Committee (Nora Nicosia and Sandy Gooch, co-Chairs) on their achievements in improving the plantings in the Malls and mini-Malls, saying that they look better than they ever have looked … Continue reading

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Highlights of the Special Joint Meeting of the L.A County Marina del Rey Design Control Board concerning development in Marina del Rey, October 30, 2013

   The Los Angeles County Marina del Rey Design Control Board and the Small Craft Harbor Commission, along with representatives of the Department of Beaches and Harbors held a special joint meeting Wednesday, October 30, 2013  from 6-9pm at the Burton Chace … Continue reading

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