CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 21, 2002 |
A small green park on the Strand in Manhattan Beach is dedicated to international brotherhood these days, but it began as a beach resort for black Angelenos that was destroyed by racism in the 1920s. In its heyday during the 1910s and '20s, the resort was called Bruces' Beach. It offered ocean breezes, bathhouses, outdoor sports, dining and dancing to hundreds of African Americans who craved a taste of Southern California's good life. Now the oasis is called Parque Culiacan.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 5, 2012 |
As the Los Angeles Kings push closer to a Stanley Cup championship, sports bars across Southern California are suddenly enamored with the team and getting a crash course in the culture and rules of the game. But not at the North End Bar and Grill in Hermosa Beach. Here, the Kings are the hometown team. Many of the players drink there, call patrons their neighbors and mingle freely at community events. Last week, as the Kings were on the road to their first Cup victory, North End patron Jennifer Henriksen proudly pulled out her iPhone and showed off images of players celebrating at the bar a few weeks earlier.
July 9, 2013 |
New Laker Chris Kaman has sold his house in Manhattan Beach for $4.2 million. The Spanish-style house, built in 2006, features a rotunda entry, six bedrooms, six bathrooms, a terrace and 5,442 square feet of living space on two stories. The white stucco home with a red-tile roof has a three-car garage with wooden doors and sits on a 7,564-square-foot lot with a walled-in yard. A star architect to celebrities The former Dallas Mavericks center, who was on the Los Angeles Clippers for eight years, tweeted Monday that he was joining the Lakers.
May 1, 2013 |
Now that the Lakers are out of the playoffs, Coach Mike D'Antoni can turn his attention to moving into the house he and his wife, Laurel, just bought in Manhattan Beach for $6.9 million. Set on a walk street, the ocean-view home features a three-stop cherry-paneled elevator, which should come in handy for carting beverages from the 2,000-bottle basement wine cellar to the 400-glass wine bar on the top floor. The open-plan house, built in 2003, includes five bedrooms, five bathrooms and 5,000 square feet of living space.
March 4, 2014 |
Former USC football coach Lane Kiffin and his wife, Layla, have sold their home in Manhattan Beach for $6.5 million. They bought the house less than two years ago for $5.5 million. The 7,308-square-foot contemporary Craftsman-style home, built in 2002 and later updated, sits on nearly half an acre at the end of a cul-de-sac. Among interior features are vaulted ceilings, a stone fireplace, six bedrooms and seven bathrooms. The three-car garage opens to a gated driveway. Car lover's delight in La Cañada Flintridge The grounds include a saltwater swimming pool and spa, a fire pit, a guest house, an outdoor kitchen, a dog run and mature trees.
August 15, 1999
Jeanne Jackson's Aug. 7 Voices column dealing with what some call the "yuppification" of Manhattan Beach is right on the mark, and many here share her dismay. It was a pretty accurate report, although she neglected mention of the danger to us old folks as we dodge careening baby strollers, propelled by a growing population of nannies. BOB WHITE Manhattan Beach