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13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

The movie, in stores July 22, is about a real-life boy who says he went to Heaven and met Jesus during surgery. We spoke with the family behind the film about how it can help start a discuss
How to Learn About the New Smoking Ban

How to Learn About the New Smoking Ban

Beginning Aug. 18, the ban will bar smoking in all public places; it will also apply to electronic cigarettes.
24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
City Council Postpones Decision on Permanent Ban on Fishing

City Council Postpones Decision on Permanent Ban on Fishing

Shark attack victim Steven Robles attended the City Council meeting, along with animal activists from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
Banner Has Beachcombers Discussing Hookers on Local Piers

Banner Has Beachcombers Discussing Hookers on Local Piers

PETA sent the message to encourage cities to ban fishing off local piers. But can you blame some if they read it the other way?
97% of Vehicle Thefts Involve Unlocked Cars or Items in Plain View in Manhattan Beach

97% of Vehicle Thefts Involve Unlocked Cars or Items in Plain View in Manhattan Beach

Manhattan Beach police are reminding you to "lock it or lose it."
PETA to Fly Banner Over Beaches Tuesday, Saying 'Keep Hookers off the Pier'

PETA to Fly Banner Over Beaches Tuesday, Saying 'Keep Hookers off the Pier'

'Hookers,' referring to fishermen. The action is in response to a 60-day ban on fishing after a swimmer was attacked by a shark hooked on a fishing line from Manhattan Beach Pier.
Teen Injured on Double-Decker Bus Dies

Teen Injured on Double-Decker Bus Dies

The boy was identified as Mason Zisette of Manhattan Beach.
Instagrammers Meet at Manhattan Beach Pier to Bring Good Vibrations to Site of Shark Attack

Instagrammers Meet at Manhattan Beach Pier to Bring Good Vibrations to Site of Shark Attack

Called an "InstaMeet," dozens of photographers snapped gorgeous photos of the evening hours at the pier.
Boy who Stood Up on Double-Decker Bus and Got Struck by an Overpass Still in Critical Condition

Boy who Stood Up on Double-Decker Bus and Got Struck by an Overpass Still in Critical Condition

A friend said the injured teen was among a group of South Bay students celebrating another passenger's birthday.
Manhattan Beach Boy Injured While Standing up on Double-Decker Bus

Manhattan Beach Boy Injured While Standing up on Double-Decker Bus

The 16-year-old was knocked off the top level when the bus drove under an overpass.
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

Cinema Siren says: Spectacular Simians should make Dawn the brightest of summer blockbusters.
Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Animal Rights Activist Arrested in South Bay for Freeing 2K Minks from Fur Farm

Animal Rights Activist Arrested in South Bay for Freeing 2K Minks from Fur Farm

Prosecutors say Tyler Lang and Kevin Johnson wrote "Liberation is Love" on the side of a barn in Illinois last Aug. 14
Manhattan Beach PD Links Man to 'Numerous' Home Break-ins, Recovers 11 Stolen Bikes

Manhattan Beach PD Links Man to 'Numerous' Home Break-ins, Recovers 11 Stolen Bikes

Police think the Redondo Beach man may be responsible for "many" bicycle thefts around town and are looking for additional victims.
How to Help Manhattan Beach's Shark Victim with His Medical Bills

How to Help Manhattan Beach's Shark Victim with His Medical Bills

Steven Robles doesn't have health insurance, says his open-water swim teammates. So they set up a fund to raise money for him.
Ban on Smoking Cigarettes, E-Cigs in Manhattan Beach Starts This Month

Ban on Smoking Cigarettes, E-Cigs in Manhattan Beach Starts This Month

The Smoke-Free Public Places ordinance becomes effective on July 18, but will not be enforced until Aug. 18 while the city conducts a public outreach campaign.