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.

 Esther Kang

DiVirgilio not seeking re-election on Hermosa Beach City Council

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.

 Esther Kang

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 extra cash. They called themselves the Pine Mountain Logs–or “The Logs”—and the band simply caught fire. The band moved their residency to Harry O’s Bar in El Segundo, which has […]

 Esther Kang

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 of the public described as poor, non-transparent handling of the March 3 incident involving anti-oil activist Chris Miller and several police officers. The public comments from eight community members came […]

 Esther Kang

South Bay public health advocate Robert Grossman remembered as lover of life

South Bay public health advocate Robert Grossman remembered as lover of life

A memorial service and open house will be held in celebration of Dr. Robert Grossman’s life at 101 Lyndon St. in Hermosa Beach this Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m.

 Esther Kang

Wrangling with Care

Wrangling with Care

Switzer Learning Center will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a Boots Buckles and BBQ party at the Empty Saddle Club in Rolling Hills Estates on Saturday, July 18.

 Esther Kang

Summer 2015: Outdoor Festivals

Summer 2015: Outdoor Festivals

South Bay boasts some of the biggest, longest-running outdoor summer concerts in the county. Redondo Beach is hosting its beachside series every Thursday and Saturday from July 2 to Sep. 5 at the end of its historic pier. Beach Boys tribute band Woodie & the Longboards will kick off the series, which is hosted by […]