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PENINSULA CHARITY – Raising expectations

PENINSULA CHARITY – Raising expectations

How Mike Lansing transformed the Boys and Girls Club of LA Harbor into a national success story by Jennifer Passaro Mike Lansing chooses his words with precision, describing his life’s work from his small office while the sounds of children playing lift from below. Across the street the Boys and Girls Club opens its San […]

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Redondo’s Hayes Honea earns Academic All-American honors

Redondo’s Hayes Honea earns Academic All-American honors

Prepvolleyball.com Hayes Honea, a 5-foot-6 senior defensive specialist/libero for Redondo’s State Championship girls volleyball team was named to the 2014 PrepVolleyball.com High School Volleyball Academic All Americans First Team. Redondo coach Tommy Chaffins calls Honea “future CEO or CFO” in front of her Sea Hawk teammates, not just because her senior leadership (and 268 digs […]

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The Nightlife: Annual Shout-Outs

These are a few of our favorite things….

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Measure B: The guarantee of an industrial free waterfront [SANDBOX]

Measure B: The guarantee of an industrial free waterfront [SANDBOX]

AES Southland president Eric Pendergraft makes his case for the disappearance of the company’s waterfront power plant via Measure B.

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Aspel: Measure B is a once in a lifetime opportunity for Redondo Beach

Aspel: Measure B is a once in a lifetime opportunity for Redondo Beach

Redondo Beach Mayor Steve Aspel argues that Measure B is the city’s only hope to rid itself of the AES Power Plant.

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Elders teach youth a lesson on the diamond at Mira Costa Alumni Game

Elders teach youth a lesson on the diamond at Mira Costa Alumni Game

Mira Costa 2005 graduate Wayne Larcom went two-for-two with three RBIs to pace the alumni to a 4-2 victory over the new Mustang varsity squad Saturday, Jan. 31 in the annual Mira Costa Baseball Alumni Game at Osterhaus Field. “It’s always great coming back to see old teammates and getting a look at the new […]

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Finding Their Own Means of Creative Expression

Finding Their Own Means of Creative Expression

 Three artists with diverse backgrounds are being featured in Manhattan Beach exhibition by Vy Nguyen Three local artists – Terril Cascia, Abdul Mazid, and Alex Weinstein – are being featured in a show that opens this evening at the Manhattan Beach Art Center. Terril Cascia admits that despite loving what she does for a living, […]

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The intricate dance between ki’ho’alu and hula takes stage at the Southern California Slack Key Guitar Festival in Redondo Beach

The intricate dance between ki’ho’alu and hula takes stage at the Southern California Slack Key Guitar Festival in Redondo Beach

The 8th Annual Southern California Slack Key Guitar Festival features hula and some of the finest guitarists in the world.

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Barrels by Balzer: Mira Costa, Redondo Union alumni contest

Barrels by Balzer: Mira Costa, Redondo Union alumni contest

Mira Costa surf team alumn Mike Photographer urged his teammates on from the Pier with his camera during Sunday morning’s Mira Costa versus Redondo Union alumni surf contest.

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North LA Pulse: Steven Lippman Special Edition

North LA Pulse: Steven Lippman Special Edition

For this month’s “North LA Pulse,” we have a special contributor. Professional Photographer Steven Lippman showcases a gallery of surfer Noah Erickson surfing a seldom ridden surf spot.

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Words will speak louder than actions at TEDxMB, for now

Words will speak louder than actions at TEDxMB, for now

Julia Horwitz, a 17-year-old who grew up in Manhattan Beach, watched a TED Talk last year on the subject of spoken word poetry. She had written verses of her own before, but she had never seen poetry like this, and she wanted to try it. Fifteen months after finding that talk, she’s about to give one herself — in front of an audience of 500 people.

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‘FILMAGE: The Story of Descendents/ALL’ to descend on Hermosa Beach

‘FILMAGE: The Story of Descendents/ALL’ to descend on Hermosa Beach

“The best rockumentary I’ve ever seen,” is how Pennywise’s Fletcher Dragge described “FILMAGE: The Story of Descendents/ALL.” The documetary about the seminal South Bay punk band is being presented by
M1SK (Made In Southern Kalifornia) and Gold Country Productions on Friday, November 7 at the Hermosa Beach Community Center.

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Hermosa council tables discussion of possible new tax

Hermosa council tables discussion of possible new tax

by Robb Fulcher    The Hermosa Beach City Council on a split vote tabled any discussion of potential tax increases to pay $17.5 million the city will owe to an oil company if voters reject a proposed oil-drilling project. Council member Nanette Barragan on Monday urged her colleagues to indefinitely postpone the tax-increase discussion, saying […]

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Sandbox: Building a Better Redondo on the AES Harbor Village initiative

Sandbox: Building a Better Redondo on the AES Harbor Village initiative

Building a Better Redondo’s Jim Light responds to former mayor Mike Gin and former councilman Chris Cagle’s argument in favor of the Harbor Village plan.

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Harbor Village needs support to rid Redondo of power plant

Harbor Village needs support to rid Redondo of power plant

For the first time, there is a viable, realistic solution to eliminate the power plant in Redondo Beach. The owner of this private property has a zoning proposal called the “Harbor Village Plan” that presents an approach that is both balanced and financially feasible.

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