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DiVirgilio not seeking re-election on Hermosa Beach City Council

DiVirgilio not seeking re-election on Hermosa Beach City Council

As the race heats up for the two open seats on the Hermosa Beach City Council, two-term incumbent Councilmember Michael DiVirgilio announced Thursday he will not be seeking re-election.…

Neighboring Hermosa Beach Strand homes ransacked

A Hermosa Beach couple thought they were doing the prudent thing prior to a weekend vacation when they put their valuables in their safe.…

Letters 07/30/15

Bring back the birdman Dear ER: Why is Manhattan Beach banning the Bird Man (“Birdman banned,” Letters, June 11, 20111). You state someone complained. How…

South Bay public health advocate Robert Grossman remembered as lover of life

South Bay public health advocate Robert Grossman remembered as lover of life

A memorial service and open house will be held in celebration of Dr. Robert Grossman's life at 101 Lyndon St. in Hermosa Beach this Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. …

Hermosa Beach welcomes Special Olympics Parade

Hermosa Beach welcomes Special Olympics Parade

Special Olympians and members of the Law Enforcement Torch Run stopped at the Hermosa Beach pier Wednesday, on their way from the Manhattan Beach pier to the Seaside Lagoon in Redondo Beach.…

Gliding Entrepreneurs, the Affordable Electric Bike

Gliding Entrepreneurs, the Affordable Electric Bike

Video by Brad Jacobson While researching for a previous video for the Civic Couch Show…

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A La Carte

Moving and Improving… Hermosa’s Café Bonaparte will be moving into the former Froyo space a few doors away from their current location so that Palmilla can expand, but you won’t…

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Tara Thai, a pleasant surprise

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Tara Thai, a pleasant surprise

Architects like creative spaces, odd curves and alcoves that give a building character, while tenants generally prefer symmetrical squares and rectangles. The regular spaces make it easy to find furniture…

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, Redondo

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, Redondo

Once a term gets embedded in language, it’s pretty hard to dynamite it out. A case in point – we still speak of dialing a phone call, even though the…

When Art Dresses for Dinner

When Art Dresses for Dinner

    Some spicy talk with Homeira Goldstein Composer Richard Wagner broadened the way we experience opera, and now Homeira Goldstein is expanding our definition of art. Towards this end…

Tea Time at Restful Steep in Torrance

Tea Time at Restful Steep in Torrance

From a light breeze in China to a store in Torrance, the history of tea in a cup.…

Restaurant review – La Sosta serves rare tastes of Venice

When my neighbors down the block talk about Italian food, I listen very closely. While neither are professional chefs, he comes from a Philadelphia neighborhood where authenticity is a big…

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MUSIC PREVIEW: Pine Mountain Logs kick  Hermosa Summer Concerts

MUSIC PREVIEW: Pine Mountain Logs kick Hermosa Summer Concerts

Back in 1992, it started as a “fun side thing” at Venice Bistro, a small bar on the Venice Beach boardwalk, to bring in some…

“Phoenix” – from the Ashes of War [MOVIE REVIEW]

“Samba” – A difficult dance [MOVIE REVIEW]

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BEACH HOMES – Sweet work

BEACH HOMES – Sweet work

Architect Robert Sweet pairs the needs of his clients with the bigger picture: the movement of the sun, the angle of the wind, the direction of the building, and the feel of the neighborhood.…

Fast and furious: Dodge Challenger R/T

Wrangling with Care

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CrossFit Horsepower owner trains for Reebok CrossFit Games

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Letters 07/23/15

Letters 07/23/15

Walk to shop Dear ER: My family and I would welcome Gelson’s to south Manhattan Beach…

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