Aloke Dasgupta arrived in the U.S. as an accountant. He and his wife have since played with the Rolling Stones and the LA Philharmonic and established their own music school in Torrance.
“Can we use this community-based activism to actually not just stop something bad, but to do something good?” by Rachel Reeves For most of those who devoted themselves to campaigning against Measure O, it’s time to lay down arms. As far as they are concerned, the battle has been won. Election results are still […]
The Hermosa Beach School Board, hoping to finally remedy the overcrowding crisis at View and Valley schools, met Wednesday to gather ideas on how North School could be reopened in order to address the overflow.
by Jennifer Passaro Five theft arrests were made in El Segundo last week in four separate events. Esteban Becerra was arrested in the early morning on February 5 in the 600 block of Virginia St. At approximately 6:13 a.m. El Segundo Police Department officers were dispatched to Concord Street near Pine Avenue regarding a traffic […]
Working out in the Beach Cities just got easier, and cheaper. Dubbed “Free Fitness Weekends,” the community health initiative – organized by Beach Cities Health District (BCHD) – gives the public the opportunity to take free exercise classes at 25 participating gyms and fitness studios throughout the Beach Cities during the first weekend of every […]
Here comes Big Smo: The rap, country, rock, and reality TV star brings his ‘Small Town Scandal’ tour to Hermosa Beach
“The number one question people ask me is, ‘How do you classify your music?’” and I don’t have a good answer for them. I don’t have a genre that I live in. I live in a free area that is influenced by good music for people who like good music.”
AES went behind closed doors with their own lawyers and developers to craft their own zoning for their 50-acre site, with no power plant at all.
Dive N’ Surfs women Dive team takes a two day trip to dive off Catalina Island.
Photos and story by Phil Garner As summer comes to a close a fever begins to rise in the blood of many scuba divers. Some who haven’t dived since last year are eagerly picking out their secret spot for for the biggest night in SoCal Scuba. Lobster Season. Beginning at 12:01 AM on the last […]
Drop Zone checks out Jin Kang’s ’83 Chevy C10 Silverado
A great white shark was spotted among surfers off the Hermosa Beach pier Sunday morning.
Get educated, take a tour Dear ER: I have been a Hermosa Beach resident since 1994, have two children who recently graduated from Hermosa Beach schools, served eight years on the PTO (two as President) and six on the HBEF. For the past four years I have been employed by HBCSD. If anyone thinks our […]
Over 100 friends and family members gathered Thursday night at the end of the Hermosa Beach pier to celebrate the life of Skylar Nelson, who passed away October 6. Nelson was would have been 23 on October 17. He died in his sleep, apparently from a seizure, for which he took medication.
The beach was decorated with posters and photo collages of Jay. Flowers adorned the side of the pier. Classic lowriders were laid out in the adjoining parking lot. Family, friends, and fans came out to the Venice Beach Pier on Labor Day weekend from all over the world to celebrate Jay’s life with a memorial paddle out and skate supper session.
Paddleout planned for champion surfer Frank Grannis, son of pioneer surf photographer Leroy Grannis.