August 31, 2016

Meet L.A. County’s New Library Director, Saturday, August 27

 Don't miss "Your Voice, Your Library, Your Community," on Saturday, August 27, and the unique opportunity to meet with L.A. County's new Library Director, Skye Patrick. She wants to listen to your ideas and desires for the Topanga Library, as well as share her vision for the County of Los Angeles Public Library. The event takes place at the Topanga Library from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. For even more Saturday library fun, take a lunch break and then come ba… [Read More...]

September Topanga Library Events

 Topanga Ukesters & Sing-along—Mondays, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Beginners; 12 p.m.-1:30 p.m. for Intermediate and up. Make some joyful noise with our ukulele group! Beginners may come at 11 a.m. for the basics and stick around for our Intermediate group. Loaner ukes available. Ages 5 and up. No meeting September 5. Toddler Storytime—Wednesdays, except Sept. 28, 11 a.m. Stories, rhymes, fingerplays and more! An interactive and fun way to encourage … [Read More...]

TreePeople Hosts Topanga Creek Restoration Day

 On Saturday August 13, a band of volunteers assembled on Rodeo Grounds Lane, just off Topanga Canyon Boulevard at Pacific Coast Highway, to participate in a TreePeople restoration event on State Park land. Held periodically in several canyons in the Santa Monica Mountains, the goal was to remove invasive plants and trees that hinder the natural growth and spread of native species. Leader of the group, which numbered some 23 adul… [Read More...]

First Day of School in Topanga El

 Tuesday, August 12, and Topanga Elementary Charter School was top to bottom with parked cars and the campus bustling with parents and children finding their way to class. Most of the children seemed excited to be back to school although a few clingy kindergartners were less so. Principal Steve Gediman banged out a rhythm on a tom-tom in the courtyard outside Mrs. Weisman’s Transitional Kindergarten classroom buzzing with t… [Read More...]

PDSMM 11th Birthday Party and Fundraiser, September 10

 There has been a date change to September 10 for when the Progressive Democrats of the Santa Monica Mountains (PDSMM) will celebrate their 11th birthday. The event will honor three recipients with the Tim Carpenter Courage Award: Congressman Ted Lieu will be presented with the “Inside Party” award; Dr. Paul Y. Song will receive the “Outside Party” award; and Leah Herzberg will be presented with the “Lifetime Achievement” award. Presenting Ted Lieu’s … [Read More...]

New ARCO Station Opens at PCH & TCB

 Topangans and folks traveling along Pacific Coast Highway can now buy gas and get snacks at the brand new ARCO station at the corner of Topanga Canyon Blvd. and PCH across from Malibu Feed Bin. Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with six pumps and a full-service AM PM mini-mart, Topangans no longer have to travel to Malibu or Sunset/PCH to get fueled up. In between a steady stream of customers, Station Manager Iris Molina… [Read More...]