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Attempted kidnapping on Sepulveda

Two men tried to kidnap a 27-year-old woman on the morning of Aug. 3 near Sepulveda Boulevard and 11th Street in Manhattan Beach, according to the woman.…

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.…

Hermosa Beach police controversy erupts at City Council

by Esther Kang  Hermosa Beach’s police chief, city council and city manager came under fire…

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.…

Manhattan Beach city manager contract extended

Manhattan Beach city manager contract extended

Just over a year since he began as city manager, Mark Danaj’s contract was extended through 2020.…

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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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Letters 07/30/15

Letters 07/30/15

Bring back the birdman Dear ER: Why is Manhattan Beach banning the Bird Man (“Birdman banned,”…

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