Playa Vista People 12/30/2021

PLAYA – PEOPLE: MEET KYLE

Kyle has been living and working in Culver City since September 2017

YES OR NO QUESTIONS:

Have you ever pooped in your pants after your were18?
–NO!
Asked useless question in class and got trolled for the entire year?
–NO!
Have you ever paid $100 bill with coins?
–NO, BUT THOUGHT ABOUT IT
Are you one of those who still don’t know about tenses?
–NO
Have you ever got insulted in front of your girlfriend?
–SADLY, YES

PLAYA – LENS:

Customers dine in the back patio at Citizen Public Market in Culver City.

PLAYA – PEOPLE: MEET FRANK

Frank has been living in Westchester since October 2004

YES OR NO QUESTIONS:

Can you share your toothbrush with your wife?
–SURE, WHY NOT
Can you eat your favorite food for a straight two weeks?
–NO
Do you like Taco Bell?
–NO
Do you snore?
–MY WIFE SAYS YES
Do you celebrate Halloween?
–NO, TOO OLD
Is Biden too old to be President?
–OBVIOUSLY, YES

PLAYA – LENS:

Man Cave in Marina del Rey.

PLAYA – INTERVIEW: BENNY BORSAKIAN

Owner of Benny’s Tacos

1. Why did you choose to conduct your business affairs in the Silicon Beach area? How did you get there?
–We liked the area, the neighborhood and the people. We liked the corner location, we thought it is a good place for Benny’s Tacos and we can also provide food for the LMU students.

2. What has been your greatest success in your career? How has it influenced your business?
–To open 3 Benny’s Tacos. It made our business grow with my partners after my second location.

3. What is your favorite business in the Silicon Beach area? What makes them special?
–Wells Fargo and Chase banks. My partners and I have a very close relationship with them.

4. How has working in Silicon Beach influenced the way you approach your business?
–Very tight community. We help each other.


YES OR NO QUESTIONS:

Do you believe in ghosts?
–NO, I do not believe in ghosts. Have not seen one yet?
Have you ever travelled outside of the U.S.?
–YES many places. Every year my friends and our wives charter a yacht for seven days in Europe. We save the whole year for it.
Are you scared of rollercoasters?
–Not scared. Get sick sometimes.
Have you ever been skydiving?
–YES, in the U.S. Marines. Mandatory six jumps a year.
Do you like hiking?
–NO

www.bennystacos.com

PLAYA – LENS:

Live music at the Runway Shopping Center in Playa Vista during the Holiday Season.

PLAYA – LENS:

Winter nails in Culver City.

PLAYA – RESTAURANT:

Ritrovo Playa Vista

www.ritrovoplayavista.com

280,000–Square–Feet of Office Space Nears Completion in Culver City:

An 11-story, 280,000–square–foot office building in Culver City is nearing completion. The mixed-use Entrada development in Culver City is almost complete at 6163 Centinela Avenue as reported by Urbanize Los Angeles. With 280,000–square–feet of office space, 1,000 vehicle parking garage and ground floor retail space below a podium, the building stands 11 stories tall and has the shape of a glass box above the retail level. The development was designed by Gensler and built by LPC West in conjunction with Broadstreet Principal Investments. The building also comes with a tenant amenity deck and cascading terraces. The development lies on the border of Culver City and Playa Vista.

PLAYA – LENS:

Extraordinary Macaroni and Cheese at Bull & Butterfly in Playa Vista.

PLAYA – HISTORY:

Playa del Rey lagoon, 1902.

PLAYA VISTA PEOPLE:

Fascinating people. Fascinating community. Playa Vista • Marina del Rey • Culver City • Playa del Rey • Westchester

PLAYA – LENS:

A delightful antipasto salad at Cantalini’s in Playa del Rey.

TELL US YOUR STORY – DO YOU HAVE A LOVE AFFAIR THAT STARTED IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD?

Do you have a love affair that started in the neighborhood. If your love affair began with someone living or working in either Playa Vista, Marina del Rey, Culver City, Playa del Rey, or Westchester, please tell us your story in 250 words or less. Send to: PlayaVistaPeople@TimeWire.net

PLAYA – VIDEO:

Bikes, bikes, bikes and more bikes at Bike Attack in Playa Vista. WATCH

PLAYA READER POLL:

Please send your nominations for the best and worst restaurants in our community. Playa Vista, Marina del Rey, Culver City, Playa del Rey, and Westchester. Send your nominations to: PlayaVistaPeople@TimeWire.net.

PLAYA – LENS

Lori Hoeft and her Pitt Macy visiting Santa at Runway Playa Vista.

PLAYA – BULLETIN BOARD:


1. ** I appreciate the honest restaurant reviews of your new restaurant reviewer Alice Revel. —- Toby B., Culver City

2. ** You, whomever you were, in the white Maserati Levante in front of me in line at In ‘n Out by LAX who paid for my dinner tonight: Thank you for your random act of kindness. It’s been a while since I was on the receiving end of such a gesture, and it brought me to tears. I will never forget you and plan to pay it forward tomorrow. You are awesome. —- Cynthia Morris, Culver City

3. ** The crisis of democracy is a media crisis. And the mainstream press is losing. Thank God. —- Ali L., Playa del Rey

4. ** Shell Service Station now hiring experienced (minimum 5 years) attendants, cashiers, auto mechanics, and technicians! Call 310-823-2330. Marina Shell 4770 Lincoln Boulevard, Marina del Rey, CA 90292

5. ** My solid memory of L.M.U. was that often the professors’ patience were wearing thin, but the querulous students nevertheless continued to whine about how much work they were assigned. —- Carla H., Playa Vista

6. ** Crime in Playa Vista: https://nextdoor.com/p/z7X8q-85T6hj?utm_source=share&extras=MjAwMDMwMDQ%3D

7. ** Eric Garcetti will go down in history as the worst Mayor ever since the formation of Los Angeles. —- Dr. C. Thomas J., Marina del Rey

8. ** I shopped at the Macy’s in the Westfield Culver City (Fox Hills Mall). First, let me state how the overall setup is disturbing and a letdown in our community. There seems to be no set display of merchandise like at the Manhattan Beach or Del Amo malls. All the clothes look like it was on the clearance rack. —- Marietta Carey, Culver City

9. ** On holidays, it’s natural to feel a longing for times gone by – a childhood spent singing carols or meals spent with now departed loved ones. Recently scientists have explored the bittersweet feeling of nostalgia, finding that it serves a positive function, improving mood and possibly mental health. My delightful memories of the area include no homelessness and far less crime and filth. —- Dr. Florence P., Culver City

10. ** Act of kindness: Thank you Jimmy! I was at the Culver City TJ Maxx on Jefferson tonight (Thursday 12/23) buying a dog bed for my pup for Christmas. I walk outside and it’s POURING. I don’t even own an umbrella lol. As I’m watching the cars pass waiting for my chance to sprint to my car, a gentleman walks up to me holding an umbrella, points to the dog bed I’m holding, and says, “that’s going to get soaked. Let me walk you to your car” and holds out his umbrella to cover me and the dog bed. —- Steph Lew, Del Rey

11. ** Restless, shifting, fugacious as time itself is a certain vast bulk of the population of Playa Vista. Awesome, unique community. —- Darren H., Playa Vista

12. ** The ugly chipped paint at the Runway Shopping Center in Playa Vista looks awful! —- Nancy Q., Playa Vista

13. ** SWEDISH BODYWORK: A nice, mature woman offers rejuvenating massage to help clients with relaxation. Contact (310) 458-6798

14. ** 2021 QUICKBOOKS: Install, Set-Up & Train. Payroll & Sales Tax Returns. Bank Recs. Also avail for Temp work. Year End Report. W 2’s & 1099’s. Call (310) 553-5667

15. ** VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDED: The Disabled American Veterans (DAV) a Non-Profit Organization serving California Veterans. Needs dedicated Volunteer Drivers to transport Veterans to the West Los Angeles V.A. Hospital. Vehicle and Gas is provided. For more information, please contact Blas Barragán at (310) 268-3344

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Playa Vista People Sunday Bonus Edition 12/26/2021

PLAYA – COMMENTARY by Jose G., Culver City:

Are you sensing a pattern to Councilman Mike Bonin’s endless failures?

PLAYA – COMMENTARY by Lynn Mulller, Westchester:

Another homeless incident within yards of a preschool and elementary school, in the exact spot where a homeless man was found dead on the sidewalk seven days ago. What’s the plan, Bonin????? 12980-12990 Coral Tree Place, Los Angeles.

PLAYA – COMMENTARY by Trina T., Marina del Rey:

Amazon drivers not delivering packages. I live in the Marina off of Admiralty Way. I have now had three separate Amazon orders that state they were delivered but never arrived. I’m told the delivery was given to the front desk. I don’t have a front desk. The delivery went to the mailroom. Nope. I spoke to one of the many Amazon drivers that are in my building throughout the day and asked what’s going on. He said the subcontractors pick up, and if they want to go home early, they enter they delivered. No one at Amazon challenges the drivers. They take the stuff home. In one story the guy I spoke to said, one of these contractors got caught selling his deliveries in a garage sale. The drivers know the customer will get refunded.

His suggestion was 1. If it’s a very important item, have it shipped to an Amazon locker. And 2., when requesting a refund, don’t get Amazon credit. Get your refund on a credit card. Amazon doesn’t like giving money back, that is outside of their control. Sadly, the dress I wanted to wear to my husband’s office holiday party is in my mailroom according to one customer service rep or oops delivery was not made, it’s on its way says another customer service rep. Never got here. I got my refund sent to my bank and I was given credit on my Amazon account as well for my inconvenience. Bottom line: if you need what you ordered, now, and can’t wait for another delivery, send it to an Amazon Locker or your office. And get real money refunds. Make Amazon give you your money back. It’s bad enough we all deal with porch pirates, now we know drivers are never dropping our packages off.

PLAYA – COMMENTARY by Shellee James, Del Rey:

Just great. This is on Culver under the 90 where all those trailers are parked. Bet not one of them called the police who are just down the street. I felt like I am living in a third-world country this morning.

PLAYA – COMMENTARY by Rami Nas:

Three kids came into Headstock in Westchester and robbed and threatened the employee, and tried to break displays at the shop. The cops were informed.

PLAYA – COMMENTARY by Kris F., Westchester:

Dear Neighbors: I was walking my broken bike down Kentwood about 15 minutes ago and noticed four males coming from the side of a house on Kentwood between Manchester and 85th Place. One approached me saying he had just been robbed of his phone and needed to use mine to call his mom. I found this odd since there were four males and NONE had a phone? At any rate, I hopped on my broken bike and rode on and watched them turn left on 85th Place, one up from Manchester, clearly looking in houses and trying to get into a gate where I saw them. Please be careful. I have not reported to the police as there was no crime. Description of the person involved – Hair: Black, Top: Dark sweatshirt, Bottom: Jeans, Shoes: Tennis shoes, Age: Teens to early 20s, Build: Slim, Sex: four Males, Other details: One was holding pants while walking, blue surgical masks.

PLAYA – COMMENTARY by Steve Frazier:

Starbucks Marina. So sad. Transient did this. Starbucks, Marina del Rey.

COMMENTARY

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PLAYA – BULLETIN BOARD:

1. ** Guy just asked to use my phone cause he “just got robbed.” Was walking in the neighborhood and a guy who was with like three other kids asked to use my phone cause he “got robbed.” Positive this is just a scam and it’s annoying they were right in the neighborhood trying to pull this – 8470-8480 Alverstone Avenue, Los Angeles —- Raymond Leung, Westchester

2. ** I went to dinner the other night at Bull & Butterfly in Playa Vista. My guest and I sat inside and it was so cold you could almost see your breath. No heat. Doors wide open on a cold evening. Miserable. —- Jennifer Z., Playa Vista

3. ** 56% of Americans can’t name an objective news source…until now: www.LBNExaminer.com

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Playa Vista People 12/23/2021

PLAYA – PEOPLE: MEET DIYA

Diya has been living in Westchester since December 2014

YES OR NO QUESTIONS:

Do you call all dogs “puppies”?
–NO, OF COURSE NOT
Do you like piña coladas?
–NO
Do you ever pick your nose when you think nobody is watching?
–I AM SURE I HAVE
Have you ever worn underwear two days in a row?
–NOT THAT I CAN RECALL
Have you ever lied about having seen a movie?
–NO, WHY WOULD I
Do you ever talk to yourself?
–YES
Do you ever talk to your pets?
–NO REGULARLY
Have you ever eaten at Baja Fresh?
–NO!!!

PLAYA – LENS:

Playin’ with makeup for the holidays in Culver City. If you live or work in Playa Vista, Marina del Rey, Culver City, Playa del Rey, or Westchester, please send your photos to us for publication.

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PLAYA – INTERVIEW: KAUSHIK KRIS SANYAL

Owner of The Format Mobile Coffee Co.

1. Why did you choose to conduct your business affairs in the Silicon Beach area? How did you get there?
– I chose to conduct business in the Silicon Beach area because of its diversity, lifestyle, and my genuine love of this part of Los Angeles. After growing up in Irvine, CA, I spent some time in Santa Barbara, Hollywood, and San Francisco before coming back to SoCal where most of my immediate family lives and starting my coffee catering business, The Format Mobile Coffee Co.

2. What would you have to say has been the forefront of your success in your career? How did you develop your process in your work?
– Although The Format Mobile Coffee Co. is still a young business venture, I’ve realized that there are no off days. Having a business is like having a child, it requires constant attention and nonstop thought. The process in my work largely stems from my past experience in the catering and customer service industry. I’ve tried to learn as much as I could from my previous roles, finding out what works and trying to implement them as best I can within my own processes.

3. In what ways have you seen the area change since you’ve been here?
– As we moved here at the start of the Pandemic, I’ve definitely seen a different side to LA/SoCal than what I had seen growing up here. There has certainly been a lot of social tension in the air, businesses have been struggling, and many families have been having a hard time. I just hope the divisiveness comes to a halt and we can all find our peace so people can start helping each other again and rebuilding our sense of community and trust.

4. Where are your favorite places in Silicon Beach that aren’t well known?
– I really enjoy Dockweiler Beach and watching the planes fly overhead from LAX. I also love the south side of Culver City bordering Playa Vista as it’s very quiet, family oriented, and has a nice neighborly feel with many great shops and restaurants in the immediate area.
 


YES OR NO QUESTIONS:

Have you ever been snorkeling?
–YES, but only twice. First when I was about 9 or 10, I went to Catalina Island with a friend and his family and attempted to snorkel, I wasn’t very good and sucked a bunch of water through the snorkel pipe. The second time when I was about 26 in Cancun at this awesome adventure park called Xel-Ha. I got the hang of it and saw some cool fish; it was like another world down there.
Do you have a secret talent?
–I like to beatbox sometimes. I’m not sure if I’m very good, but sometimes I’ll just lay down some beats – it sounds good to me.
Have you always lived in the same state?
–YES I have always been a California kind of guy although I could see myself living in New York one day, too.
Do you like baking?
–I am not much of a baker but I enjoy eating baked goods!

The Format Mobile Coffee Co. is an upscale specialty coffee catering company based in Culver City, CA. We service events of all kinds and bring the luxury coffee experience to you! Find us here on Instagram @TheFormatMobileCoffeeCo

www.theformat.coffee

PLAYA – LENS:

Extraordinary seafood pasta at Cantalini’s in Playa del Rey.

PLAYA – LENS:

The 59th Annual Marina del Rey Holiday Boat Parade on Saturday, December 11.

PLAYA – EATS:

The Good Pizza

The Good Pizza in Playa del Rey. www.thegoodpizza.com

Islands Closes in Marina:

It’s time to say goodbye to the familiar hamburger joint of your youth in Marina del Rey. The Islands restaurant at 404 Washington Blvd. is no more. The Marina del Rey location has ceased operations and now the closest Islands restaurant is the Westchester location at 6081 Center Drive. Yelpers reported that the restaurant had closed and calls to the restaurant are no longer answered. The chain’s website location finder defaults to the Westchester location when you search for the Marina del Rey location. An employee at the Westchester location confirmed that the restaurant closed last week.

PLAYA – LENS:

Alberto Parada, co-owner of Mo’s Place in Playa del Rey.

PLAYA – RESTAURANT REVIEW:

by Alice Revel of Playa Vista

Sweet Fish Sushi

There are of course lots of lousy restaurants these days. Sadly, even many of the good ones in the past I’ve seen far better days. However, there’s one restaurant in Playa Vista that is particularly awful called Sweet Fish Sushi. I could complain about the service at Sweet Fish but that presumes there is any service. I felt more hospitality at the DMV during my last visit. In my three trips to the restaurant, each time this service has been mind-numbingly slow, the food quality less than mediocre, and the overall experience worth avoiding at almost all costs.

www.sweetfishsushi.com

Paramount & Playa’s Cinemark Team Up for Scream Opening Night Fan Event:

Paramount Pictures and Cinemark Theatres has announced an “Opening Night Fan Event” to celebrate the debut of the Paramount and Spyglass Media Group feature film Scream, the next installment of the hit box office franchise of the same name. The event will take place at Cinemark Playa Vista and XD on Thursday, January 13, and will feature a live Q&A with actor David Arquette, directors Matt Bettinelli-Olpin & Tyler Gillett, and executive producer & creator Kevin Williamson. This event comes as part of the film’s Scream in the New Year fanfare, in advance of the movie’s nationwide theatrical opening on Friday, January 14. Tickets to see Scream on the big screen are now on sale.

PLAYA – LENS:

Julia Parker, an Actor in Marina del Rey.

PLAYA – BUSINESS:

Petals ‘n’ Wax

Jenilee Jimenez and Jessica Delamora of Petals ‘n’ Wax. Playa Vista People thanks everyone who showed up to the first Holiday Season Open House in December. Still time to get last-minute gifts and FREE GIFT WRAP with Purchase.

Petals ‘n’ Wax
Villa Marina Marketplace Mall
13432 Maxella Ave.
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
Hours 10 to 6 Every Day
(310) 305-8883

PLAYA – LENS:

Smile, you’re on Candid Camera. Nicki from Playa del Rey. If you live or work in Playa Vista, Marina del Rey, Culver City, Playa del Rey, or Westchester, please send your candid photos to us for publication: PlayaVistaPeople@TimeWire.net

PLAYA – LENS:

Purple Rain in Culver City.

PLAYA – LENS:

Tony Gurra has lived in Playa Vista for the last three years.

Homeless Encampments Near Playa Vista School Horrify Parents:

Parents in Playa Vista were once again horrified after an RV caught fire on the street near where a week before a man’s body was discovered as they took their children to school. “Last week it was a tragic death. This week a fire,” said parent Brenna Vincent. It’s a concern for some residents as well: encampments growing close to the campus of Westside Neighborhood School. “It’s really sad to tell your child that these people are not being taken care of,” Vincent said. “And just kind of shocked and took it as a learning moment, took the time to pray and make sure there was no one in there,” Paula Gerez of the neighborhood council said. “It just can’t go on.”

Gerez heads up a nearby neighborhood council. She spotted the smoke Monday and came to see what was going on. It turned out the burning RV was in the same location a week before when a body was discovered on the sidewalk. “Since when did the rights of the unhoused supercede our children’s rights, the law-abiding citizens’ rights?” parent Jeremy Dicker said. Some parents want the new city code that forbids encampments within 500 feet of school enforced. But they say their councilman Mike Bonin won’t support them. “It just continues to fall on deaf ears,” Gerez said.

PLAYA – LENS:

Outstanding Lasagna at Ritrovo in Playa Vista.

PLAYA – LENS:

Christi C., a Media Buyer in Playa Vista.

Nude Suspect Breaks Into Mar Vista Home

A naked suspect broke into a home in Mar Vista this week, police said. Two adults and a child were inside a Westside home about 7 a.m. Wednesday when a naked person threw a rock into a window, opened the front door, and walked inside the home in an undisclosed location, according to Lt. Ensley of the Los Angeles Police Department Pacific Division. The victim took his child and ran outside, Ensley said. The other victim locked herself in an upstairs room. Both called the police for help. “The crime in this city is out of control!” said one police officer. “The criminals are convinced that they are in charge and sadly they are correct,” said Leslie G, a long-time area resident, and business owner.

PLAYA – LENS:

Smile, you’re on Candid Camera. Having fun at night at the beach in Playa del Rey. If you live or work in Playa Vista, Marina del Rey, Culver City, Playa del Rey or Westchester, send your candid photos to us for publication.

PlayaVistaPeople@TimeWire.net

PLAYA – BULLETIN BOARD:


1. ** What I value most is that I feel like I get the most unfiltered, unbiased news available, with all sides of the story with the LBN Examiner – www.LBNExaminer.com —- Rory S., Playa Vista

2. ** Phone stolen. My daughter was waiting at the bus stop at 5:30 last eve at Manchester and Market. She was on her phone. There were other people waiting also. A young man just grabbed her phone from her hand and ran off. Just sayin,’ Be careful. Be aware. —- Beth Rubenstein, Westchester

3. ** I left my home for 20 minutes and saw this gold minivan parked up against my garage door. When I turned the corner, I clicked the garage door opener and luckily it didn’t open because it would have smashed this minivan and whoever was outside the sliding door. I thought it was strange but unfortunately, I give people the benefit of the doubt. It took about a minute before they finally drove off with the sliding door open. I then noticed that they had used a tool to cut through the steel bars so that they could break into the garage and take whatever they wanted. —- Goose J., Del Rey

4. ** Santa Monica is depressing! I go to Glendale/Burbank, they all have backbones to stand up for justice. Santa Monica in contrast has a spineless cesspool of overpaid liberal brainwashed politicians & administration patting each other on the back & quitting when convenient. Every other storefront is empty: businesses have left forever because they know neither the majority politicians, nor the SMPD, nor the community supports businesses! —- Yeva M.

5. ** My motherly intuition senses that my baby is an old soul, recalling many past lives. —- Heather P., Playa Vista

6. ** California State University is poised to drop the SAT and ACT as an admissions requirement. The move would put California in the disgraceful vanguard of a national movement to eliminate standardized testing, natch. —- Clarence C., Marina del Rey

7. ** Although everything about my next-door neighbor was theoretically perfect, personally I hadn’t been particularly impressed. Okay, maybe it was sour grapes. —- Elizabeth Y., Playa del Rey

8. ** Dead body on the sidewalk on morning commute taking my daughter to school 12220-12230 West Venice Boulevard, Los Angeles —- Danny Carrillo, Del Rey

9. ** “Porcupines must be delicious, or they wouldn’t need their quills for protection.” —- Pedro O., Playa del Rey

10. ** Someone saying you’re gaslighting them when you’re not is them gaslighting you into thinking you are. —- Lenny R., Culver City

11. ** Andrea from Escape Day Spa in Playa Vista is an extraordinary massage therapist. Highly recommend. —- Darlene M., Playa Vista

12. ** I can’t stand when restaurants charge for things and don’t tell you. Unethical, not to mention tacky. —- Waldo W., Culver City

13. ** The $7 Oreo Cookies N’ Cream shake at Hopdoddy is awful. Threw it out. —- Kate M., Playa del Rey

14. ** If my wife ever discovered I dress in drag, she and the kids would kill me. —- T.K., Westchester

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