Monthly Archives: November 2014

2014 Holiday Boat Parades in Marina del Rey, including Fireworks, and the Venice Canals on December 13 and 14

There are two traditional holiday boat parades in our neighborhood, both much loved by residents and their children. Saturday, Dec. 13,  5:55pm– 52nd  Marina  del Rey Holiday Boat Parade which will include Fireworks The fireworks will go off at 5:55pm … Continue reading

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

The Silver Strand News has been posting this Thanksgiving article, with a few variations, since 2010. It has proved to be very popular, so here we go again. Thanksgiving. A day on which we  give thanks for all the good … Continue reading

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Who to contact re County Proposal to put two Marriott Hotels on Via Marina

  As we reported on November 19, 2014 [ https://mdrsilverstrandnews.wordpress.com/2014/11/19/breaking-news-on-the-marriott-hotel-project-on-via-marina-marina-del-rey-now-postponed-until-december-9-2014/%5D, Los Angeles County Supervisor, Don Knabe has submitted a request that the hearing on voting to grant a lease option to Samuel Hardage to build two Marriott hotels on Via … Continue reading

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Update on Emergency Preparedness

    The SSMHOA Emergency Preparedness Committee, led by Richard Cervantes, assisted by Bill Boyd, Penny Akashi and Nora Nicosia, has made big steps forward on educating residents about what to do in the event of a catastrophe. They have held … Continue reading

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Halloween 2014 on Roma Court in the Silver Strand, Marina del Rey: A Photo Essay

    This was the twenty-second Halloween celebration on Roma Court in the Silver Strand. It began as a small local event in 1992,  when homeowner John Conner transformed his garage on Roma Court into a haunted house at the request … Continue reading

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Breaking News on the Marriott Hotel Project on Via Marina, Marina del Rey, now postponed until December 9.2014

    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has just posted the agenda for their hearing on November 25, 2014 in which Don Knabe  recommends that a vote on the lease option agreement with Samuel Hardage on his proposed Marriott … Continue reading

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Important: Upcoming LA County Board of Supervisors Hearing on Approval of Lease-Option on Via Marina Marriott Hotel 11/18/2014 and report on Meeting of the Small Craft and Harbor Commission

   The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing which includes approval of granting a lease option to Samuel Hardage to develop two Marriott brand hotels on Parcel 9u, the vacant lot on Via Marina between … Continue reading

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