Kobe Bryant’s death is painful reminder to Loyola Marymount of Hank Gathers’ death 30 years ago

Los Angeles Times on MSN.com
But to be able to full-court press the entire game and push the ball up the floor fast enough to shoot within the first 10 seconds of the shot clock for 40 minutes, the Lions had been pushing the limits of their lung capacity dating back to summer conditioning sessions on the nearby Manhattan Beach sand dunes. “I still tell my kids about that ...
0 comments

Lawsuit forces Manhattan Beach to reconsider 900 Club’s rules

Beach Reporter
Manhattan Beach City Council rescinded changes in operating rules it granted the 900 Club two years ago — and then reinstated them, after following the Los Angeles Superior Court’s direction to assess safety concerns at the members-only club, at the council’s Tuesday, Feb. 18, meeting. The court in late January ruled that Manhattan Beach ...
0 comments

This week’s five best book events are all about the best coast

Los Angeles Times
“Gravity’s Rainbow,” written during a stint in Manhattan Beach, and “The Crying of Lot 49” are both spiritually Western in their explorations of counterculture and technology, and “Inherent Vice” is Westside noir par excellence. Writer David Kipen, who recently published an imaginary interview with Pynchon in Alta, will illuminate ...
0 comments

Manhattan Beach Urologist Sentenced For Medicare Billing Scam

Got To Article
He was found guilty of submitting more than $700,000 ​of fraudulent billings to Medicare for unnecessary & nonexistent medical treatments. MANHATTAN BEACH, CA — A Manhattan Beach urologist was sentenced Monday to almost six years in federal prison and ordered to pay nearly $345,
0 comments