5 Questions With…Ahmanise Sanati Morgan

5 Questions With…Ahmanise Sanati Morgan

Playa del Rey’s Ahmanise Sanati Morgan is full of energy and determination to make the world a better place. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker overseeing seven schools in LAUSD, she helps connect students to services like counseling and housing, and as a super...

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Celebrating 50 years of Westchester Del Rey Little League

Celebrating 50 years of Westchester Del Rey Little League

In the 50 years since Westchester Del Rey Little League (WDRLL) was founded, the league and its field–for many people an extension of their own backyard–has built community, friendships and a tradition that is spanning generations. When the first softball is thrown...

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Community trailblazer passes away at 100

Community trailblazer passes away at 100

Mary Ellen Cassman, nee Mary Ellen Gill, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 19, 2024. She left exactly as she wanted–with family, in her Westchester home where she lived for more than 65 years. She grew up in Atlantic City, New Jersey, the second of two...

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In your hometown with…the Matyas Family

In your hometown with…the Matyas Family

As a family who’s been deeply involved with the Cub and Girl Scouts, the Matyas clan knows the importance of being prepared. But until that preparedness is tested in real-time, it’s hard to know exactly how well you will respond. On a recent evening in November, the...

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Shaping a better future

Shaping a better future

Assembling the Design Team. Ben and Vanessa first met back in 2008, when they worked in the same office building in Santa Monica. Vanessa looked forward to stealing glances of the “very cute man” whom she could occasionally glimpse through a window on the second...

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Beyond the basics: unveiling the hidden gems of dentistry

Beyond the basics: unveiling the hidden gems of dentistry

Happy New Year Hometown News family! As we navigate the realms of oral health, it’s time to shine a spotlight on the lesser-known wonders that your dentist brings to the table. While we all appreciate the routine check-ups and cleanings, there’s a whole array of...

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Local groups offer ways to get involved, give back in 2024

Local groups offer ways to get involved, give back in 2024

It’s a New Year, which means a fresh start to get involved with your community and make a positive impact! For those who’ve included volunteering and giving back to their neighborhood to their list of resolutions for 2024, there are a plethora of organizations always...

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‘Candy Cane Lane’ brings the spirit of the holidays local

‘Candy Cane Lane’ brings the spirit of the holidays local

Come each December, one neighborhood in El Segundo decks out its homes with Christmas cheer to the extreme–a profusion of lights, Christmas carols on repeat, hand-made cutouts and blowup characters like elves, reindeer and St. Nick all combine to create a magical...

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