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La Esperanza brings Central Central America to the fore [restaurant review]

La Esperanza brings Central Central America to the fore [restaurant review]

Twenty or thirty years ago, if you asked most Americans to name items from Mexican cuisine they would be stuck after they mentioned tacos and…

Rite Aid says it will build store, fix nuisance

of Sepulveda and Manhattan Beach Boulevards, according to an email sent to the city by a representative.…

Hermosa Beach council approves sewer fee

The Hermosa Beach City Council voted in favor of imposing an annual sewer fee on residents and businesses to fix the city’s dilapidated sewer system, even after hearing the impassioned protests of sewer fee opponents.…

$10,000 in retail stolen from Dive N Surf

$10,000 in retail stolen from Dive N Surf

By David Mendez Dive N Surf and the Redondo Beach Police Department are searching for…

Manduka, revered yoga mat company, opens its doors to the community in El Segundo Saturday

Manduka, revered yoga mat company, opens its  doors to the community in El Segundo Saturday

by Mark McDermott  The story begins with an architect and yoga teacher named Peter Sterios,…

Chief Emeritus: Pat Aust’s love affair with Redondo Beach

Chief Emeritus: Pat Aust’s love affair with Redondo Beach

By David Mendez One day in 1970, a young electrician who worked for the city…

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RESTAURANT REVIEW – Cal-Ital star in the making

RESTAURANT REVIEW – Cal-Ital star in the making

Lou’s on the Hill innovative blending of Italian and Californian cuisines promises to make it the area’s newest destination restaurant When you’re considering a restaurant for a special occasion, the…

A La Carte for 18 June

A La Carte for 18 June

It’s Alive! The Boardwalk Is Alive! Three places have opened within a week of each other on the Redondo Boardwalk, adding life and color to the area. The Slip’s menu…

RESTAURANT REVIEW – Orlando’s Pizzeria and Birreria: where Italy and Canada meet, with delicious results

RESTAURANT REVIEW – Orlando’s Pizzeria and Birreria: where Italy and Canada meet, with delicious results

  Ask most Americans about Canadian food and they’ll mumble something about maple syrup. Savvy diners might mention poutine, the Quebec specialty of French fries topped with gravy and cheese,…

Surfer’s Stomps: Brother’s Burritos

Surfer’s Stomps: Brother’s Burritos

During a morning surf session on the southside of the Hermosa Beach Pier, it’s hard not to smell breakfast cooking from the lineup. If you happen to be surfing on an empty stomach, the sweet smell that permeates the sea air causes a conflict: do I go in to eat or do I catch one more set wave? …

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…

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Loss Angeles: local writer Mathieu Cailler publishes debut collection of short stories

Loss Angeles: local writer Mathieu Cailler publishes debut collection of short stories

by Ron Arias  Halfway through one of his riveting stories about relationships, South Bay author Mathieu Cailler (pronounced kai-yay) presents readers with this paragraph: “The…

South Bay Arts Calendar 06/18/15-06/22/15

Animal Farm at the Getty: Stay, Sit, Pose!

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Letters 06/18/15

Letters 06/18/15

Short (term) sighted Dear ER: I had no idea the Manhattan Beach City Council is banning…

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Letters 05/28/15

Letters 05/21/15