Check out our 2022 Fourth Of July Parade video

Check out our 2022 Fourth Of July Parade video

The Fourth of July Parade would not be possible without the support of so many people in the community! It all starts with the LAX Coastal Chamber, which has put on the parade since the beginning, rallying a group of dedicated community members to plan and organize...

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Third Annual Pet Photo Contest

Third Annual Pet Photo Contest

Do you have the cutest critter in the community? Share their photo to be part of our Third Annual Photo Contest focusing on local pets! Show off your photo skills and capture a picture of your pet doing what it does best: being adorable, funny or lounging! Submit your...

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YMCA leadership makes big plans for the future

YMCA leadership makes big plans for the future

The Westchester Family YMCA stands as a red brick beacon of physical and mental health, with an inspirational mission to strengthen the community, provide youth programs and support our most vulnerable residents. The pandemic has brought extraordinary challenges to...

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Get ready for the 22nd Annual LAX Coastal Fourth of July Parade

Get ready for the 22nd Annual LAX Coastal Fourth of July Parade

Grab your chairs and blankets and head to Loyola Blvd. on Monday, July for the 22nd Annual Fourth of July Parade presented by the LAX Coastal Chamber of Commerce! This year's theme is “Yours for a Better Community: Celebrating the Best of America!” The Fourth of July...

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Westchester family helps the parade route stay chill

Westchester family helps the parade route stay chill

The Fourth of July in Westchester is a perfect example of how the community maintains its small-town feel in a big city. The community celebrates with block parties, BBQs and of course, the LAX Coastal Fourth of July Parade. This year is no different, and the 22nd...

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The final Gillis caps 50 years of memories for Playa del Rey

The final Gillis caps 50 years of memories for Playa del Rey

The (sort of) golden anniversary of The Gillis Invitational Volleyball Tournament marks the end of an era. The tournament and beach party July 23-24 at Toes Beach in Playa del Rey will be the 50th, and final, Gillis. Brothers Dave and Steve Cressman, who co-founded...

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Your guide to local summer fun

Your guide to local summer fun

Looking to fill your summer event calendar? We’ve got you covered! Summer officially starts June 21, and there’s no shortage of things to do in the Westchester/Playa/Marina area over the next few months! Mark your calendar and be in the know and ready to answer when...

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Frank shares his love for cars in the neighborhood

Frank shares his love for cars in the neighborhood

The pandemic lockdown sparked new hobbies for many of us and in the case of Frank Nesta, it turned his love of cars into a thriving blog that features the automobiles that he finds around the neighborhood. “Frank’s Cars in the Hood” was born out of his daily walks...

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Westchester resident inspires others to find balance

Westchester resident inspires others to find balance

Westchester resident Rachel Butler-Green is a vibrant young woman, as beautiful as she is determined to succeed. As a dancer, she’s traveled nationally and internationally, using her body to explore her creativity and human connection, while pushing her physical...

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