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Westside 2016

HOLIDAY GUIDE Dozens of Gift Ideas for the Holiday Season


THINKING ABOUT SELLING IN 2017?

Call the Westside Condo and Townhome Experts… RICE

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202 SAN VICENTE #15 • SANTA MONICA 3 BD / 2.5 BA / 1,672 SF / $1,350,000 7 DAYS ON MARKET

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11808 DOROTHY ST. #307 • BRENTWOOD 3 BD / 2.5 BA / 3,500 SF / $1,710,000 29 DAYS ON MARKET

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2454 4TH STREET • SANTA MONICA 2 BD / 2 BA / 1,050 SF / $1,049,000 10 DAYS ON MARKET

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13206 FIJI WAY, #UNIT B MARINA DEL REY 3 BD / 2.5 BA / 1,600 SF / $865,000

8164 MANITOBA ST. #1 • PLAYA DEL REY 2 BD / 2.5 BA / 1,414 SF / $710,000 13 DAYS ON MARKET

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201 OCEAN AVE #1209P • SANTA MONICA 829 14TH STREET #4 • SANTA MONICA 2 BD / 2.5 BA / 1,566 SF / $2,475,000 3 BD / 3.5 BA / 2,400 SF / $1,900,000 10 DAYS ON MARKET 1 DAY ON MARKET

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11815 DOROTHY AVE #3 • BRENTWOOD 11939 GORHAM AVE. #309 • BRENTWOOD 3 BD / 2.5 BA / 2,300 SF / $1,500,000 3 BD / 3 BA / 2,400 SF / $1,490,000 14 DAYS ON MARKET 10 DAYS ON MARKET

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30 DRIFTWOOD ST. #1 • MARINA DEL REY 2 BD / 2 BA / 1,200 SF / $990,000 14 DAYS ON MARKET

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28 PRIVATEER #4 • MARINA DEL REY 2 BD / 2 BA / 1,100 SF / $945,000 13 DAYS ON MARKET

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Did you know that Maser Condo Sales listings averaged just 14 days on market, and set value records in most buildings where we sold in 2016? Numbers don’t lie. Contact us if you’re thinking of selling in 2017 • www.MaserCondoSales.com

BRIAN MASER

CalBRE#01340306

CONDO SALES

THE CONDO SALES LEADER • 310.314.7700


Mainland Poke

CORNER OF LINCOLN AND MINDANAO WAY MARINA DEL REY SHOPWATERSIDE.COM 818.637.8921 Waterside, Marina del Rey

ShopWaterside

BCBGMAXAZRIA Brighton Accessories California Pizza Kitchen Carlton Hair International Drybar Fresh Brothers Kreation Organic L’OCCITONE Loft Lorna Jame M. Fredric Massage Envy Mendocino Farms Paper Source Rainbow Acres See’s Candies SugarFish Sephora Sugarfish The Counter WILLIAM B + friends White House Black Market Partial listing


Bicycles | E-Bikes | Sales | Service | Rentals

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BIKE ATTACK PLAYA VISTA 12775 W. Millennium, Playa Vista Across from Whole Foods ph: 310-862-5001 www.bikeattack.com BIKE ATTACK SANTA MONICA 2400 Main Street, Santa Monica ph: 310-581-8014 www.bikeattack.com

BIKE ATTACK ELECTRIC + 2904 Main Street, Santa Monica ph: 424-744-8148 www.electricbikeattack.com

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• Day Cruises • Water Sports • Film Location • Sunset Cruises • Harbor Cruises • Fishing Charters

• Photo Shoots • Burials at Sea • Weddings at Sea • Whale Watching • Memorial Charters • Destination Charters

Holiday Gift Cards Available

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FABULOUS

holiday SHOPPING, DINING & ENTERTAINMENT AT MARINA MARKETPLACE

WE HAVE WHAT YOU’RE LOOKING FOR THIS HOLIDAY SEASON APPAREL & JEWELRY DSW Shoes Men’s Wearhouse O’ My Soul Swiss Jewelers BEAUTY & HEALTH Eyes of the Marina Equinox European Wax Center Fantastic Sam’s Foot Massage Studio Happy Nails Salon John Peri Salon Nails By Olivia Pure Barre Phenix Salon Suites Supercuts ULTA

ENTERTAINMENT & ELECTRONICS SERVICES AMC Marina Marketplace 6 AMC Marina 6 Dine-in Theaters Radio Shack T-Mobile RESTAURANTS & QUICK SERVICE FOOD Baja Fresh Mexican Grill Burger Lounge The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf DOMA Kitchen East Coast Bagel Fatburger Irori Sushi

BOOKS, MAGAZINES & NEWSPAPERS Barnes & Noble Booksellers

13450 Maxella Avenue, Marina Del Rey

J. Nichols Restaurant Jamba Juice Le Pain Quotidien New India’s Oven Panda Express Pizzarito RA Sushi Ruth’s Chris Steak House Settebello Pizzeria Napoletana Sharky’s Woodfired Mexican Grill - Coming Soon Tender Greens Viktor Benês Bakery (Inside Gelson’s Market) Yard House Yogurtland

FINANCIAL Bank of America ATM Citibank Chase Wells Fargo Bank GROCERY & DRUGS CVS Pharmacy Gelson’s Market Pavilions Grocery SERVICES Hear USA Fulcrum Construction Liberty Tax State Farm Insurance UPS Store US Post Office VIP Marina Cleaners SPECIALTY & GIFTS Petals ‘n’ Wax Pier 1 Imports

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Season’s eadings Bfrom BEADS • FINISHED JEWELRY • GIFTS & MORE 203 Arizona Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90401 • 310.395.0033 Behind Tender Greens at 2nd & Arizona Ave. Mon-Fri: 10 AM-7 PM • Sat: 10 AM-9 PM • Sun: 12-6 PM beadahs.com

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Have It All at Marina Marketplace Find the perfect gift to fill out your holiday shopping list at Marina Marketplace. At this destination retail and entertainment center, holiday shoppers can grab a tasty bite, catch a movie and even find the fixings for a special holiday meal. The gift or gift card you’ve been looking for is waiting for you here.

Marina Marketplace

13450 Maxella Ave., Ste. 240, Marina del Rey (310) 827-1740 | villamarinamarketplace.com

Get in Shape with a Champion Ken Yasuda is a trainers’ trainer who can help you get in shape and take charge of your health forever. Ordinary people and professional athletes alike turn to Yasuda, a pro training coach and body builder, for specialized services that include customized workout and meal plans. Sign up to see serious results.

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A World of Scent, Sight, Touch & Home — Baby, Too! Petals ‘N’ Wax has established a niche as the Westside’s premier candle headquarters and a destination for fun gifts for all ages — including unique baby gifts. Find everything you’re looking for, even greeting cards, under one roof. Purchases over $100 earn a free small Petals ‘N’ Wax soy candle.

Petals ‘N’ Wax

Marina Marketplace | 13432 Maxella Ave., Marina del Rey (310) 305-8883

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Holiday Gifts That Everyone Will Love! Kosher • Gluten Free • 100% Vegan • Certified Organic • Non-GMO

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Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Flavored Olive Oils, Balsamics & More Hours: Mon-Sat: 10am-6:30pm • Closed Sunday BluffCoveOliveOil.com 4012 Tilden Ave, Culver City • (310) 916-9883 (east of Sepulveda off Washington)

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C&O Restaurants Gift Card C&O restaurants serve unforgettable Italian cuisine in gargantuan portions, at affordable prices, and in a unique and festive setting. Both C&O Trattoria and C&O Cucina are open daily for lunch and dinner, and C&O Trattoria’s heated outdoor patio is a weekend breakfast hotspot. The Killer Garlic rolls, nightly sing-alongs, and honor wine bars have people buzzing.

C&O Trattoria C&O Cucina 31 Washington Blvd., Marina del Rey | (310) 823-9491 cotrattoria.com

3106 Washington Blvd., Marina del Rey | (310) 301-7278 cocucina.com

Mani/Pedi and Massage at Jet Nails & Spa Pamper yourself this season with a visit to the Westside’s top fullservice nail salon. Then spread the love. A mani/pedi, facial, waxing or massage is fantastic and thoughtful gift for that special person on your list. Stop by and pick up a gift card today.

Jet Nails & Spa

4019 Lincoln Blvd., Marina del Rey | (424) 835-4032

Classical Chinese Dance & Music Take a magical journey through 5,000 years of Chinese history and folklore with Shen Yun Performing Arts. Nearly 100 dancers and musicians transport audiences into another world through 400 sets of exquisite handmade costumes, breathtaking animated backdrops, and a unique concert orchestra blending western and Chinese instruments. Shows happen at multiple SoCal venues.

Shen Yun Performing Arts (800) 880-0188 | shenyun.com/la

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IT’S ALL HERE BEST BUY BJ’S RESTAURANT & BREWHOUSE E.L.F. COSMETICS FINISH LINE H&M JCPENNEY LUCILLE’S SMOKEHOUSE BAR-B-QUE M.A.C COSMETICS MACY’S NORDSTROM RACK OLIVE GARDEN SEPHORA TARGET TRADER JOE’S AND SO MUCH MORE Explore over 150 ways to shop, eat, drink, and be merry at Westfield Culver City.

CULVER CITY WESTFIELD.COM/HOLIDAY


Vintage Italian Bicycles by Bianchi Inspired by the timeless styles of the 1940s, “The Venezia” is a beautiful retro city bike that’s perfect for quick trips around town or leisurely pedals to the beach. This Italian classic ($589) is made by Bianchi, the world’s oldest still-operating bicycle maker. Find them at Bike Attack, the top Bianchi dealer in the U.S.

Bike Attack

Playa Vista | 2710 Main St., Santa Monica | (310) 399-7971 Santa Monica | 2400 Main St., Santa Monica | (310) 581-8014 bikeattack.com

Ride in Style with a Vespa Head to PCH Powersports for unique holiday deals on the one-and-only Vespa. All models, all colors, all options. No replicas, no knock offs, no fakes. Beat traffic, easy parking, cheap on gas, and stunning Italian style! Now is the time for your dream ride … Vespa.

PCH Powersports

4110 Lincoln Blvd., Marina del Rey | (310) 823-3300 | pchpower.com

The Duchess Yacht Charters The elegance of The Duchess Yacht is yours to give this holiday season! Charter this luxurious 63-foot motor yacht stocked with kayaks, paddleboards, snorkels and fishing gear for a gift to be remembered forever. Special holiday rates start as low as $800, with food and beverage service available.

The Duchess Yacht Charters 14120 Tahiti Way, Marina del Rey (310) 570-8902 | theduchessyacht.com

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Marina del rey’s

FisherMan’s Village Boating, dining, entertainment, holiday shopping and picturesque harbor views— Marina del Rey’s Fisherman’s Village has it all. The shops at Fisherman’s Village offer t-shirts, sweatshirts, jewelry, vintage clothing, homemade soaps, lotions, body butters, art, woodwork, historical memorabilia, and Marina del Rey and Hollywood souvenirs. Eco-friendly sustainable stuffed plush toys are offered by indyPlush. You’ll find the best waterfront views of Marina del Rey’s main channel, busy with boats coming and going. At its docks are recreational rentals, charter vessels, seasonal whale watching and water taxi, and a commercial fishing fleet. Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket and Cape Cod are brought to life architecturally with colorful structures and an iconic lighthouse. Pelicans, seals and sunsets abound. Bring camera!

Popular live concerts are presented weekends in the lighthouse food court, which offers a variety of takeout by Thai garden, lighthouse Fountain and grill, and KC’s Crepes. For classic full service, sapori restaurant offers exquisite Italian cuisine, beautifully presented, with views of the harbor from inside and from its outdoor dining patio. The popular el Torito offers margueritas and mexican cuisine. Marina del Rey Sportfishing offers daily fishing trips and seasonal whale-watching. Larger groups celebrate special occasions aboard elegant party charter vessels operated by Tiki Mermaid and hornblower Cruises. On the docks, Marina del rey Boat rentals offers human-powered stand-up paddle boards, kayaks and small sailboats., as well as powerboats, jet skis, and quiet electric ‘Duffy’ boats. Marina del rey Parasailing is the ticket to a thrilling aerial view of Santa Monica Bay and beaches. Marina del rey historical society tells the story of Marina del Rey’s creation with an exhibit at its history gallery, and in its book, images of america: Marina del rey, available for purchase, along with photos, DVDs, T-Shirts, holiday ornaments and more. For narrated Marina history, take starline Tours’ narrated Hopon Hop-off buses. For fun and scenic exercise, peddle a portion of the Marvin Braude Bike Path. The 22-mile route goes right by Fisherman’s Village, about a mile north of midpoint. daniel’s Bike rentals can assist with equipment. Fisherman’s Village is located at 13737 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292. 2 hours free parking with validation. Information, (310) 305-9545.


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Thank you for voting WISH TK - 8th grade

Best of the Westside!

Together WISH families, teachers, students, and community members have built high quality public schools! Join Us!

WISH Charter is expanding to open a new High School!

WISH ACADEMY HIGH SCHOOL 9-12 OPENING FALL 2017 - 9th grade Enroll at www.wishcharter.org/apply

WISH Academy is an extension of the award winning WISH Charter Elementary and Middle Schools and is an innovative, rigorous public school committed to inclusiveness. Important academic, social, and ethical skills and attitudes are developed when students with various strengths, needs, and backgrounds learn together.

HIGH SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE

INFORMATION SESSIONS

Open House dates at Loyola Marymount University:

• December 13th, 6:00 pm • January 17th, 6:00 pm • February 7th, 6:00 pm • March 7th, 6:00 pm Mandatory RSVP:

www.wishcharter.org/apply

WISHacademyHS.org

Goals

-100% College Acceptance -Social Justice through Inclusiveness -Critical Thinkers Prepared to Lead -Stewards of the Environment

College & Career Ready -Early College - Credits begin in 9th Grade -All scholars are provided with A-G courses, Advanced Placement courses, foreign languages (including American Sign Language or Spanish) -Embedded college entrance supports beginning in 9th grade

Service Learning

WISH Scholars make a real difference individually and with peers! All WISH Scholars complete at least 15 hours of community service per year.

Competitive CIF Athletics Basketball, Football, Soccer, Volleyball, Cross Country, Track and Field, Lacrosse, Golf, Pep Squad

Student Leadership

Young people have valuable insights about their own learning journey. At WISH, students have real opportunities to influence their educational experience!

Pathways

Choose your own exciting pathway! Enjoy Visual and Performing Arts, Engineering, BioMedical Science, or Liberal Arts/ Civics Pathway

Seminars (Take two per Semester) Anime, Debate, Flight, Robotics, Sports Medicine, Computer Science, Academic Decathlon, Poetry, Coding, and more to come based on student voice and choice.

Yearly Experiential Learning Retreats for ALL Students!

4 Pathways Engineering- Design a home, program

electronic devices, or explore algae as a biofuel source. Classes include Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering, Environmental Sustainability, and many more! BioMedical Science- Step into the role of a medical investigator, surgeon, and biomedical engineer. This exciting pathway includes cool classes such as the Human Body Systems, Medical Interventions, and Biomedical Innovations.

Visual and Performing Arts Pathway Express yourself! Participate in the amazing experience of performing in live theater, dance, and musical productions! Classes include Documentary Filmmaking, Playwriting, and so much more.

Liberal Arts/ Civics Pathway

Do you have strong feelings about justice, poetry, and the world? Then this pathway is for you! Join us for classes that include Civic Engagement, Formal Debate, Cultural Anthropology, and Social Justice.


Custom Art & Framing by Sherman Gallery Give a gift from the heart this season with a photo of a precious memory or an inspiring work of art in just the right frame to make it pop. Known for creative customer service, Sherman Gallery offers the fastest and most affordable custom picture framing in Southern California. Gift cards available.

Sherman Gallery

4039 Lincoln Blvd., Marina del Rey | (310) 305-1001 shermangallery.net

Tamales 101: An Authentic Culinary Adventure Alice Guadalupe Tapp started making tamales when she was just 7 years old. Now co-owner of Tamara’s Tamales, she demystifies the art of preparing this comforting holiday treat in “Tamales 101.” The book takes beginners through every step, from making masa dough to folding and steaming to specialty flavors like chicken tomatillo and vegetable curry.

Tamara’s Tamales

13352 W. Washington Blvd., Mar Vista | (310) 305-7714 | tamarastamales.com

Make Your Own Jewelry at Beadahs Escape into an exotic world of beads and jewelry without leaving Santa Monica. At Beadahs you can create your very own adornment to match that special outfit or a gift that’s truly unique. This is an activity store: Browse a wide selection of rare beads, grab some tools and start creating right on the spot!

Beadahs

203 Arizona Ave., Santa Monica | (310) 395-0033 | beadahs.com

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Give Some e! Get Som ONE-OF-A-KIND

BRITISH GIFT

SHOPPE & BAKERY Stocking Stuffers

Freshly Baked Pies & Baked Goods Christmas Pudding, Crackers, Mince Pies, all of Your Holiday Needs CUSTOM GIFT BASKETS AVAILABLE TO ORDER

British Pub & Restaurant

Happy Hour Mon-Fri 4 - 7PM • Afternoon Tea Mon-Sat Sunday Roast Dinner • Sunday Karaoke Live Sports • Wednesday Trivia

116 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica (2ND ST. AT OCEAN)

FREE GIFT CARD This holiday season when you purchase $100 or more of C&O Restaurant Gift Cards receive a Free $20 Gift Card. Purchase Online or at Restaurants Offer Expires 12-24-16

Book your Holiday Party before 11-30-16 & recieve 10% back in FREE C&O Gift Cards. (Call for details)

310-451-1402 • www.yeoldekingshead.com

Voted Best Italian Restaurant 4 Years in a Row! Celebrate the Holidays with Tamara’s Tamales! PLACE YOUR ORDERS EARLY!

at the Venice Pier

2-Blks W of Lincoln

cotrattoria.com & cocucina.com

Quality Ingredients - Quality Taste! Huge selection — a tamale for everyone on your list! DINE-IN • TAKE-OUT

Tues-Sat: 10AM - 6PM • Sun: 1- 5PM • Closed Monday’s

Tamara’s Tamales 310-305-7714

13352 Washington Blvd, LA 90066 (Marina Plaza)

310•823•9491

310•301•7278

C&O, Neighborhood Restaurants over 30 years Northern Italian & Regional Specialties Honor Wine Service • Gluten-Free Pastas & Desserts Killer Garlic Rolls • Indoor & Garden Patio Dining Private Parties & Catering Delivery 310-823-TOGO (8646) Westside Gift Guide 2016 • PAGE 17


Set Your Holiday Table at Bob’s Market Santa Monica’s friendliest neighborhood market is a one-stop shop for all the ingredients of a holiday meal your guests will rave about all year long. Bob’s Market specializes in fine meats and fresh produce, and there’s even a resident wine connoisseur to help you find the perfect bottle. Bob’s has delivery service, too!

Bob’s Market

1650 Ocean Park Blvd., Santa Monica | (310) 452-2493 | bobsmkt.com

Bluff Cove Olive Oil Zing Boxes Give the gift of flavor this season with Bluff Cove’s themed Zing Boxes. Each box contains four 100ml bottles of premium infused extra virgin olive oils and balsamics. Only $26 each, Zing Boxes come with serving suggestions and can be tailored for personal and corporate giving.

Bluff Cove Olive Oil

4012 Tilden Ave., Culver City | (310) 916-9883 25414 Crenshaw Blvd., Torrance | (310) 257-4931 bluffcoveoliveoil.com

A Cigar Lover’s Dream Whether you’re a cigar aficionado or just shopping for one, Hollywood Smoke offers a wide variety of unique specialty cigars and accessories to please any smoker. From the tantalizing tastes of the rare Liga Privada to the consummate craftsmanship of Brizard & Co cigar cases (pictured), you’ll find the finest cigars and accessories to fit any budget.

Hollywood Smoke Cigar Lounge 3110 Main St., Ste. 106, Santa Monica (310) 396-1661 | hollywoodsmoke.com

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CELEBRATING THE 54TH ANNUAL

HOLIDAY BOAT PARADE SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2016

FIREWORKS (5:55 PM) BOAT PARADE (6-8 PM) THEME A ANIMATED HOLIDAY EVENT PARKING Is available for $8 in County lots #77 and #4, located at 13560 and 13500 Mindanao Way

GRAND MARSHAL KK Clark 2016 Water Polo Olympic Gold Medalist

entry form call 310.670.7130 or visit mdrboatparade.org

Marina del Rey Holiday Boat Parade thanks our sponsors: www.Todaymarinadelrey.com | Waterside at Marina del Rey/Caruso Affiliated | Worldwide Produce Drollinger Properties | Sysco | Villa del Mar Apartments and Marina | Marina del Rey Lessees Association Los Angeles County Department of Beaches and Harbors | Marina del Rey Convention and Visitors Bureau C&O Trattoria & C&O Cucina | Pacific Hotels | Del Rey Yacht Club | The Argonaut


Top-Quality Electric Bicycles from Electrobike Get around town in style and class with an all-new electric bike from the experts at Electrobike. Visit a store between now and Nov. 30 to receive an extra $200 off any bike. Bring in this listing for a free half-hour rental. So many styles to choose from!

Electrobike

2665 Main St., Ste. B, Santa Monica 15301 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks (844) 743-3353 | electrobike.com

Beautiful Playa del Rey Condo Nothing says love like home sweet home. This stunningly remodeled 2BR/2BA penthouse condo less than a mile from the beach in Playa del Rey is listed for just $650,000. The 8601 Falmouth Ave. unit features vaulted ceilings, a large patio with expansive southwest exposures, fireplace, wood floors and plenty of sunshine coming through the skylights — all in the amenities-packed Villas Del Rey complex.

Brian Maser

(310) 314-7700 | brian@masercondosales.com

Give the Gift of Sight & Style Eyes of the Marina Optometry has the best selection of eyeglasses and sunglasses in town. Choose from the latest styles of Celine, Saint Laurent, Givenchy and other exclusive brands. Surprise someone this holiday season with the gift of luxury. Talented opticians are standing by to help you pick the perfect frame for your loved one. Gift certificates available.

Eyes of The Marina Optometry

13455 Maxella Ave., Ste. 135, Marina del Rey| (310) 306-2020 eyesofthemarina.com

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See Los Angeles. Cheers to the Holidays. INDULGENT DINING. BREATHTAKING VIEWS. FESTIVE SPIRITS.

Spend the holidays cruising the sparkling Marina del Rey harbor. Get in the spirit with a gourmet holiday dinner or champagne brunch, celebrate the New Year with classic cocktails or give the gift of a cruise with a Hornblower gift card. Every experience features the scenery that makes the Southern California coast so famous. hornblower.com 310-301-9900  @HornblowerLA  @HornblowerSoCa  @HornblowerCruises

NEWPORT BEACH

MARINA DEL REY

LONG BEACH

SAN DIEGO

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$

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ANY BIKE! Exp.11/30/2016

BRING IN THIS AD AND GET A ½ HOUR FREE RENTAL!

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electrobike.com | 2665 MAIN STREET UNIT B, SANTA MONICA 90405 • 15301 VENTURA BLVD, SHERMAN OAKS 91403 Westside Gift Guide 2016 • PAGE 21


There’s No Place Like Bob’s for the Holidays!j

l Your Friendly Neighborhood Super Market Has It All... j h GOURMET WINE & CHEESE | FRESH PRODUCE | QUALITY MEAT & SEAFOOD | LOCAL DELIVERY!

LET BOB’S DELIVER TO YOUR HOME OR OFFICE!

CALL 310.452.2493

OPEN DAILY 7AM–9PM | bobsmkt.com | 1650 Ocean Park Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405 Corner of 17th St. & Ocean Park Blvd.

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PAGE 22 • Westside Gift Guide 2016


Great Food & Hot Jazz Still on Abbot Kinney Lunch M–F 11am – 3pm Dinner Daily 5 – 10pm Brunch Sat & Sun 11am – 3pm Happy Hour Sun–Thurs 3 – 6:30pm (drinks) 5 – 6:30pm (food & drinks)

Live Jazz Sundays 7 – 9:30pm

1025 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice • 310.396.3105

The Art of Mexican Food

Healthy Mexican & Vegetarian We Deliver! Catering Available. Open everyday from 11am to 10pm

310.664.1177 | casalindamexicangrill.com 1025 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice 90291

Still Time To Book Your Holiday Party. Gift Certificates Available. Westside Gift Guide 2016 • PAGE 23


Warm-up the Season with the Gift of Softball! Sign up for Spring 2017 Softball with Santa Monica Girls Fastpitch!!

• Season runs end of January – May • Weekly practices and games • Monday night skills clinics • For ages 5 and up! • Register by December 1st for only $185 (6U is $95)

Happy Holidays! For more information and to register visit:

SantaMonicaGirlsSoftball.org

We really appreciate your confidence and support. Call us anytime for emergency repairs and our excellent plumbing and drain cleaning services.

SINCE 1980 Serving Westchester, West Los Angeles, Marina del Rey, Culver City, Inglewood, and the South Bay

“OUR GIFT TO YOU”

Bring this ad to the Westchester Family YMCA on or before January 31, 2017 and we will waive your joining fee (savings up to $50!). Get more than a Membership. Experience the Y. • Personalized Attention • Join the Westchester Family YMCA and receive three Free Coaching Sessions with your membership. • Join One, Benefit from All. Access 29 Ys throughout Los Angeles, Glendale and Southeastern Venture County • Network of Support • Free child care while you work out • Value You Can Trust • $3 million in new equipment, no contract and a money back guarantee

Licenced . Insured . Bonded Contractor Licence # 318996 www.gerhardweiseplumbing.com PAGE 24 • Westside Gift Guide 2016

Learn more at ymcaLA.org/wc Westchester Family YMCA · 8015 S. Sepulveda Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90045 · 310 670 4316


Oh my...how I love Petals ‘n‛ Wax! I always find the most perfect & unique gifts! ...& the complimentary gift wrapping!

Thank You for Making Us Your #1 Go-To Gift Store on the Westside!

Petals ‘n’ Wax • 13432 Maxella Ave., Marina del Rey 90292 • 310.305.8883 • petalsnwax.com 9

Sunday, December 25, 2016 • 9am - 4pm MAKE YOUR RESERVATION EARLY! (310) 823-5451

www.mdrwarehouse.com

$44.95 adults • $16.95 children 3 - 9 years

Westside Gift Guide 2016 • PAGE 25


Pamper Yourself for the Holidays!

Jet Nails & Spa MANI & PEDI • SMART SANITATION WAXING • FACIALS • MASSAGE FULL-SERVICE NAIL SALON • 424-835-4032

OPEN 7 DAYS: Mon–Th 9:30AM–8PM • Fri & Sat 9AM–8PM • Sunday 10AM–6:30PM 4019 Lincoln Blvd., Marina del Rey 90292 (Corner of Lincoln & Washington)

Walk-Ins Welcome! Gift Certificates Available

10% OFF

Service over $30

Pedicure

20

$

Gel

20

$

Full Set

33

$


MUST SEE

AT LEAST ONCE in YOUR LIFETIME

Full Page Connecting Heaven and EarthShen Yun ALL-NEW 2017 SHOW WITH LIVE ORCHESTRA

“ I’ve reviewed about 4,000 shows. None can compare to what I saw tonight.” —Richard Connema, renowned Broadway critic

“Absolutely the No.1 show in the world. No other company or of any style can match this!” — Kenn Wells, former lead dancer of the English National Ballet

“Absolutely the greatest of the great!

It must be experienced.” —Christine Walevska, “goddess of the cello”, watched Shen Yun 5 times

“This is the highest and best of what humans can produce.” —Oleva Brown-Klahn, singer and musician

Early Bird code: Mag17 Get best seats, waive service & facility fee by Dec.31

MAR 24 - APR 30, 2017 Costa Mesa Claremont

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Tickets: 800.880.0188 ShenYun.com/LA

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