Christine Rohde

CHRISTINE ‘CRIS’ ROHDE    passed away on September 7, losing her battle with cancer. A longtime Marina del Rey resident and community leader, Ms. Rohde served on the board of directors for Marina del Rey’s Holiday Boat Parade, Marina del Rey Historical Society, Santa...

WHY PRESERVE MARINA DEL REY HISTORY

Marina del Rey is unlike any other harbor on America’s West Coast. Among the world’s largest manmade small craft harbors, its scale is massive, 4,600 boats divided among 22 anchorages, on 400 acres of water surrounded by another 400 acres of land parcels.  The...

Local Entrepreneur Dies at 48

LOCAL ENTREPRENEUR DIES AT 48 Courtesy of Santa Monica Daily Press by Ross Furukawa |  Local entrepreneur, extreme sportsman and original Dogtown local Mike Vaughan passed away suddenly on June 18th. He was 48 years old. A third generation Santa Monican, Mike attended...

Academic intern and researcher Anna Parmalee

This past Fall 2019, Marina del Rey Historical Society welcomed academic intern and researcher Anna Parmelee. Anna had been attending Johns Hopkins University in Maryland, completing her Master of Arts degree in Curatorial and Museum Studies with specific core focus...