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Letters 07/30/15

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…

Hermosa Beach police controversy erupts at City Council

by Esther Kang  Hermosa Beach’s police chief, city council and city manager came under fire at the Tuesday night’s council meeting for what some members…

Men arrested in stolen Toyota

Two Hawthorne men were arrested in the early morning of July 19 when a MBPD officer pulled over a car near Ardmore Avenue and Manhattan Beach Boulevard and realized the car had just been stolen from the 700 block of 29th Street.…

Surfing 4a Cure 2015

Surfing 4a Cure 2015

by Brendan Simmons On July 19, 2015 the Young and Brave foundation hosted the 4th…

Strand & Pier developers adapt Hermosa Beach hotel plans to local feedback

Strand & Pier developers adapt Hermosa Beach hotel plans to local feedback

Developers of the Strand & Pier hotel project in Hermosa Beach are changing their designs to reflect feedback from community members, the developers told the Hermosa City Council at a special meeting last week.…

Manhattan Beach kid with Down Syndrome holds own in rigorous Junior Lifeguard program

Manhattan Beach kid with Down Syndrome holds own in rigorous Junior Lifeguard program

Kirra Troeger became the first Down Syndrome kid to pass the Los Angeles County Junior Lifeguard swim test. Then came the real test …

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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

Man of letters

CrossFit Horsepower owner trains for Reebok CrossFit Games

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About Town in Manhattan Beach

About Town in Manhattan Beach

The Bo Bridges Gallery celebrates its second anniversary in downtown Manhattan Beach with a limited edition release party on July 23 and 24 from 7 to 10 p.m. …

About Town in Manhattan Beach

MUSIC – Primal Scream

VIDEO: The Making and Unveiling of Hermosa Beach’s “Great wave”

Home alone

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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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