Editor’s note: This week’s space is reserved for candidate statements from Manhattan Beach and Redondo Beach city council races. Letters are placed in reverse alphabetical order.

Editor’s note: This was the last week for letters supporting candidates Our Feb. 28 issue is reserved for 250-word statements from the candidates themselves.

Editor’s note: Next week’s issue (Feb. 21) is the last opportunity for letters supporting candidates (Feb. 18 deadline). Our Feb. 28 issue reserved for 250-word statements from the candidates themselves. The Beach Reporter welcomes letters regarding candidates and issues for the upcoming Mar…

Editor’s note: The Beach Reporter welcomes letters regarding candidates and issues for the upcoming March 2019 election. Letters will be printed on a space available basis. We will not print personal character attacks or comments that may be libelous and we limit letters from organized lette…

Editor’s note: The Beach Reporter welcomes letters regarding candidates and issues for the upcoming March 2019 election. Letters will be printed on a space available basis. We will not print personal character attacks or comments that may be libelous and we limit letters from organized lette…

Editor’s note: The Beach Reporter welcomes letters regarding candidates and issues for the upcoming March 2019 election. Letters will be printed on a space available basis. We will not print personal character attacks or comments that may be libelous and we limit letters from organized lette…

Editor’s note: The Beach Reporter welcomes letters regarding candidates and issues for the upcoming March 2019 election. Letters will be printed on a space available basis. We will not print personal character attacks or comments that may be libelous and we limit letters from organized lette…

Editor’s note: The Beach Reporter welcomes letters regarding candidates and issues for the upcoming March 2019 election. Letters will be printed on a space available basis. We will not print personal character attacks or comments that may be libelous and we limit letters from organized lette…

Editor’s note: This week’s space is reserved for candidate statements from Manhattan Beach and Redondo Beach city council races. Letters are placed in reverse alphabetical order.

Editor’s note: This was the last week for letters supporting candidates Our Feb. 28 issue is reserved for 250-word statements from the candidates themselves.

Editor’s note: Next week’s issue (Feb. 21) is the last opportunity for letters supporting candidates (Feb. 18 deadline). Our Feb. 28 issue reserved for 250-word statements from the candidates themselves. The Beach Reporter welcomes letters regarding candidates and issues for the upcoming Mar…

Editor’s note: The Beach Reporter welcomes letters regarding candidates and issues for the upcoming March 2019 election. Letters will be printed on a space available basis. We will not print personal character attacks or comments that may be libelous and we limit letters from organized lette…

Editor’s note: The Beach Reporter welcomes letters regarding candidates and issues for the upcoming March 2019 election. Letters will be printed on a space available basis. We will not print personal character attacks or comments that may be libelous and we limit letters from organized lette…

Editor’s note: The Beach Reporter welcomes letters regarding candidates and issues for the upcoming March 2019 election. Letters will be printed on a space available basis. We will not print personal character attacks or comments that may be libelous and we limit letters from organized lette…

Editor’s note: The Beach Reporter welcomes letters regarding candidates and issues for the upcoming March 2019 election. Letters will be printed on a space available basis. We will not print personal character attacks or comments that may be libelous and we limit letters from organized lette…

Editor’s note: The Beach Reporter welcomes letters regarding candidates and issues for the upcoming March 2019 election. Letters will be printed on a space available basis. We will not print personal character attacks or comments that may be libelous and we limit letters from organized lette…

My first Thanksgiving in Los Angeles was a lonely one. My husband and I had just moved to this strange new city, and we knew no one. Thousands of miles away, our families were celebrating with plates piled high, feeling grateful for all the cousins, aunts, uncles, and grandparents around the…