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Staph infection sidelines Redondo Beach Councilman Brand

Staph infection sidelines Redondo Beach Councilman Brand

Ten days ago, Redondo Beach District 2 Councilman Bill Brand developed a swollen, red spot on the front of his leg. Had he treated it as if it were a simple spider-bite, he may very well have lost his leg. Or worse.…

Redondo Beach’s Sibbald lived for family, soccer

Soccer player and construction worker Robert “Bobby” L. Sibbald, of Redondo Beach, died unexpectedly in his sleep, at his home on March 31. He was 46.…

Hermosa Beach police chief prompts chamber to remove board member

Hermosa Beach anti-oil activist Chris Miller has been removed from the Hermosa Beach Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors as a result of allegations that she led an obscene chant against a police officer.…

Letters 4/16/15

Letters 4/16/15

Who’s beach is it? Dear ER: What we need is more Orcas (“Saving Sea Lions,”…

Mayor takes on Rite Aid ‘blight’

Mayor takes on Rite Aid ‘blight’

The lot on the southeast corner of Manhattan Beach and Sepulveda boulevards has been vacant for the past six years.…

Redondo Beach ‘watchdog’ Kilroy says goodbye to Council

Redondo Beach ‘watchdog’ Kilroy says goodbye to Council

By David Mendez On April 7, Matt Kilroy walked away from the City Council dais…

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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.…

A la carte 4/02/15

Open and Interesting… Bettolino Kitchen is serving in the former Gina Lee’s space on Palos Verdes Boulevard, and the early signs are good. The space has been freshened up with…

A café beyond category

A café beyond category

The Antigua Cafe is part wine bar, part coffee and pastry shop, a little Guatemalan, a little Polish, and a wholly interesting dining experience.…

Hot’s Kitchen: Best Foie Gras

Hot’s Kitchen: Best Foie Gras

Hot’s Kitchen is all about creative food, served in an energetic environment along with craft beers.…

History in the tasting

History in the tasting

Richmond Bar & Grill, occupying one of El Segundo’s oldest buildings, stays true to the unpretentious, blue collar heart of the city itself   A few years ago I gave…

Tap Into South Bay Brewing – The Process of Brewing Beer

Tap Into South Bay Brewing – The Process of Brewing Beer

The South Bay is home to the most vibrant brewing scene anywhere in the nation outside craft beer’s original epicenter, San Diego, with seven breweries launching in the last few…

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THEATER REVIEW: “The Dixie Swim Club” – five women in the water of life

THEATER REVIEW: “The Dixie Swim Club” – five women in the water of life

Once upon a time, in a faraway galaxy called Youth, five Southern teenaged girls were members of the same swim team, and apparently the camaraderie…

South Bay Arts Calendar 4/17/15-4/20/15

MUSIC PREVIEW – Feed the Kitty still on the prowl

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Getting the shot

Getting the shot

Rancho Palos Verdes resident Rick Levine went from being one of the original Mad Men to making commercials that look like movies.…

Changing the world, one business at a time

GROWING TOGETHER – The Kellogg family garden business turns 90

PENINSULA CHARITY – Raising expectations

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