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Beach closure extended from El Segundo to Torrance

Beach closure extended from El Segundo to Torrance

The beach closure announced Wednesday afternoon has been extended from the El Segundo jetty to the border between Redondo Beach and Torrance.…

Beach closed from El Segundo to Hermosa Beach due to unknown, tar-like substance

A two mile stretch of beach has been closed, from the El Segundo Jetty to Longfellow Street in Hermosa Beach, due to the appearance of an unknown, tar-like substance. …

Officers honored for lifesaving efforts

Two Manhattan Beach police officers were honored last Wednesday for coming to the aid of an elderly woman who passed out while eating at the McDonald’s on Artesia Boulevard in October.…

Manhattan rejects Artesia Blvd name change, OK’s another

Manhattan rejects Artesia Blvd name change, OK’s another

In the course of one evening, the city council rejected one proposed street name change and approved another.…

MBMS Fundraiser Features Vegan Cuisine

MBMS Fundraiser Features Vegan Cuisine

Think of the menu at a typical gala dinner and certain culinary clichés pop up…

Air Force Major General McMurry leads Hermosa Beach Memorial Day service

Air Force Major General McMurry leads Hermosa Beach Memorial Day service

“It’s easy to get lost in statistics,” Major General McMurry Jr. said. “So which number is important? It’s not 500,000 military men and women lost in battle, nor the 6,800 lost since September 11, nor the 38 lost last year. The number to remember is one. "…

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A La Carte 05/21/15

The big news this week comes from El Segundo, where several restaurant projects were announced. The most interesting is Sausal, which history enthusiasts will recognize as this area’s name during…

RESTAURANT REVIEW – The Proud Bird keeps on flying

RESTAURANT REVIEW – The Proud Bird keeps on flying

Part aviation museum, part flight deck for LAX, the iconic local restaurant offers a dining experience unlike any other the LA area by Richard Foss  If you’ve driven past the…

Bites at the Beach

Bites at the Beach

Chefs and brewers are collaborating at Bite at the Beach on Saturday in Manhattan Beach. “We have paired breweries and restaurants and they’re coming up with combinations that will complement each other," says MB Chamber CEO James O’Callaghan "We have 24 of each, so there will be that many unique pairings.”…

Surfer’s Stomps: The Beach Hut

Surfer’s Stomps: The Beach Hut

Hawaiian food hits the spot in the category of amazing after surf grinds. The Surf Hut in Torrance, a South Bay institution since 1972, offers Hawaiian plate lunches and well portioned breakfasts like “the Loco Moco.”…

RESTAURANT REVIEW – Downstairs Bar is up to the task

RESTAURANT REVIEW – Downstairs Bar is up to the task

Downtown Manhattan Beach’s best kept culinary secret In some of my columns in the past I have made the distinction between a restaurant that serves liquor and a bar that…

Healthy Nostalgia at Hermosa Beach’s Ocean Diner

Healthy Nostalgia at Hermosa Beach’s Ocean Diner

Ocean Diner seems designed to appeal to a sense of nostalgia. The soundtrack is the Andrews Sisters and Benny Goodman, newspapers on the walls trumpet the Battle of the Bulge, and the décor reminds us of a time when, though conflict raged, the world seemed less complicated.…

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“MARIE’S STORY” – ANOTHER MIRACLE WORKED [MOVIE REVIEW]

“MARIE’S STORY” – ANOTHER MIRACLE WORKED [MOVIE REVIEW]

  “Marie’s Story,” a film by Jean Pierre Améris, is a satisfying emotional roller coaster that will seem more than vaguely familiar. The true tale…

The happy ballad of the Old 97s

Voyage to the Iron Reef

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Sophisticated Snoop 2015 Home tour benefits American Martyrs School

Sophisticated Snoop 2015 Home tour benefits American Martyrs School

The 42nd Annual Sophisticated Snoop home tour, benefiting American Martyrs School, opens the doors to six beach homes with distinct, but equally creative architecture, including a futuristic Hermosa Strand home with a three-story glass atrium and glass bridge and a Coastal Cape Cod-inspired home with a Swedish flair. The tour benefits the 650 children in grades pre-k through eighth grade who attend American Martyrs School. …

Costapalooza – The real rock ‘n’ roll high school, Mira Costa, is celebrated

Camp Pendleton Marines taken on surf tour by Jimmy Miller surfers

The Hammerin’ Hamlins

Spyder Surf Fest 2015 Fashion Show Hermosa Beach

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Letters 05/21/15

Letters 05/21/15

Bring it back Dear ER: I’ve lived in Redondo for many years and what drew me…

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