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Film festival planned for Hermosa Beach in 2016

Film festival planned for Hermosa Beach in 2016

The red carpet could be rolled out for a new film festival in Hermosa Beach next year.…

Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, running, surfing, volleyball and more

Running: The 3rd annual Roundhouse Aquarium Fun Run for the Oceans takes place Saturday, June 6 at the base of the Manhattan Beach Pier. The…

Letters 05/28/15

Higher Dear ER: Why stop at 12 percent (“Hermosa Beach activists circulate hotel bed tax pedition,”)? Since no one makes a decision on where to…

City of Hermosa Beach continues opposition of new AES power plant

City of Hermosa Beach continues opposition of new AES power plant

The City of Hermosa Beach will continue its opposition to the construction of a new AES power plant in Redondo Beach.…

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

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. …

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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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South Bay Arts Calendar 05/28/15-06/02/15

South Bay Arts Calendar 05/28/15-06/02/15

Thursday, May 28 Rah, rah, go team, go The Torrance Torrettes “Spring Spectacular” takes place at 7  p.m. in the James Armstrong Theatre, 3330 Civic…

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

The happy ballad of the Old 97s

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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 05/28/15

Letters 05/28/15

Higher Dear ER: Why stop at 12 percent (“Hermosa Beach activists circulate hotel bed tax pedition,”)?…

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