Esther Kang

Hermosa Beach poised to adopt citywide plastic bag ban

The City Council on Tuesday unanimously passed, on first reading, an ordinance that would ban the city’s retailers, pharmacies, restaurants and food service providers from handing out single-use plastic bags to customers. Council will give its final approval at its second and final reading at the September 1 meeting. If it passes, the new law […]

 Esther Kang

Miller investigation concluded, Hermosa Beach faces legal action

Miller investigation concluded, Hermosa Beach faces legal action

Nearly six months after the now infamous March 3 incident at The Standing Room involving anti-oil advocate Chris Miller and Hermosa Beach police, the City Council and community members have begun discussing ways to start “the healing process” and ensure such mishandling of a situation doesn’t repeat. The Hermosa Beach City Council on Tuesday addressed […]

 Esther Kang

About Town in Hermosa Beach: Week of Aug. 20

What’s happening in Hermosa Beach this week?

 Esther Kang

Suzy’s Bar caught in liquor licensing moratorium’s crossfire in Hermosa Beach

Suzy’s Bar caught in liquor licensing moratorium’s crossfire in Hermosa Beach

Suzy’s Bar & Grill — owned by Longo, 75, and his wife DK, 65 — is a small neighborhood restaurant bar on the eastern end of Hermosa Beach, across town from the downtown sand section and Pier Plaza.

 Esther Kang

HERMOSA SUMMER CONCERTS – Pato Banton takes the stage

HERMOSA SUMMER CONCERTS – Pato Banton takes the stage

Nearly four decades since the first peak of his ascent as a reggae MC from Birmingham, U.K., Pato Banton continues to ride the wave of his prolific career in music. The 53-year-old singer has no plans to stop at the moment — he’s working on his 13th album, due out early next year, and planning […]

 Esther Kang

Uber driver robbed at gunpoint in Hermosa Beach, suspects arrested

Uber driver robbed at gunpoint in Hermosa Beach, suspects arrested

Authorities have arrested three juveniles in connection with robbing an Uber driver at gunpoint around 1 a.m. Thursday in the Von’s parking lot in Hermosa Beach. Anthony Mateo, 19, of Los Angeles, Alexis Stewart, 19, of Los Angeles, and Dwaun Jennings, 18, of Pomona were arrested by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. According to Hermosa Beach police, […]

 Esther Kang

Hermosa Beach home invasion robbery suspect arrested, investigation ongoing

Police arrested a suspect early this month for the July 31 home invasion robbery on The Strand in Hermosa Beach. Hermosa Beach police arrested Jose Luis Delgado, 19, in his San Bernardino home last Monday on charges of kidnapping, robbery and burglary. According to police, around midnight July 13, a woman woke up in her […]

 Esther Kang

Young Dubliners to take stage at Hermosa Beach Summer Concerts

Young Dubliners to take stage at Hermosa Beach Summer Concerts

The story of the Young Dubliners begins in the late 1980s when frontman and Irish native Keith Roberts packed his bags and flew stateside to pursue journalism.

 Esther Kang

Barragan to stay on Hermosa city council until end of August

Barragan to stay on Hermosa city council until end of August

After resigning from her post on the Hermosa Beach City Council to pursue a congressional campaign, Nanette Barragan is staying on the dais for another month.

 Esther Kang

Hermosa city council sets policy, management priorities

The Hermosa Beach City Council on Tuesday identified community policing, downtown revitalization and the 8th Street sidewalk as among the highest priorities for the city in the next six to nine months. Tuesday’s meeting followed up on the council’s June 6 strategic plan workshop in which the council identified 25 action items to further the […]

 Esther Kang

Hermosa Beach’s West Bay tenants bid farewell after decades

Hermosa Beach’s West Bay tenants bid farewell after decades

Longtime dwellers of a small apartment complex by the beach make way for new boutique hotel, Strand & Pier, slated to open next year   As a kid growing in Hermosa Beach, Jeanne English and her siblings frequently visited the old downtown movie theater off of Hermosa Avenue. In the summer, the free movie screenings […]

 Esther Kang

Shoplifter steals $2,500 worth of cosmetics at Hermosa CVS

Early Thursday morning, Hermosa Beach police responded to a commercial burglary at CVS Pharmacy, where some $2,500 worth of cosmetic products were stolen.

 Esther Kang

Offline, The Yoga Box launches food drive in Hermosa Beach

Offline, The Yoga Box launches food drive in Hermosa Beach

A few weeks ago, Hermosa Beach residents Max Albert and Isabella Dente were hanging out at the famous Cloud Gate at Millennium Park in Chicago when something serendipitous happened.

 Esther Kang

MUSIC PREVIEW: Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers take stage

MUSIC PREVIEW: Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers take stage

If there’s one thing that Arizona-native rock band Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers appreciate, it’s a good party. RCPM was formed in 1999 following the breakup of Clyne’s and drummer Paul “PH” Naffah’s former alternative rock band The Refreshments, which gained acclaim in the ‘90s, particularly for their radio hit “Banditos.” The band also penned […]

 Esther Kang

Hermosa woman robbed in her home on The Strand

Hermosa woman robbed in her home on The Strand

A midnight home invasion and burglary Friday in north Hermosa Beach is the latest in the string of home burglaries on The Strand this past week.

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