Recap some of the newsiest and most popular Patch articles over the past week from our Westside-area sites.
Sheen Shines: Charlie Sheen finally receives his high school diploma 30 years after being kicked out of Santa Monica High School. Park Talk: A new organization – Airport2Park.org – will hold a workshop Oct. 3 to talk about its vision of replacing Santa Monica Airport with a park to benefit all residents on the Westside. Luna Landing: One of the world's largest yachts, the Luna, has been anchored off Marina del Rey for much of the week. It's one of several owned by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich. Tree Trouble: A beloved Venice treehouse with a special story behind its origins and construction faces demolition at the hands of city hall. Charitable Donation: A $1 million gift from a Southland businessman will be used to establish a Boys and Girls Club in the Mar Vista Gardens apartment complex in Culver City. Fine Anniversary: Mickey Fine Pharmacy celebrated its 30th anniversary, complete with visits from city officials and community members.