Paddleout planned for champion surfer Frank Grannis, son of pioneer surf photographer Leroy Grannis.
by Robb Fulcher A parcel tax and a property tax increase are among the issues on tonight’s Hermosa Beach City Council agenda. The meeting will be devoted to issues related to E & B Natural Resource’s proposal to drill for oil in Hermosa’s tidelands. The tax measures to be discussed would go on the March […]
by Robb Fulcher The Portuguese Bend National Horse Show was given little chance of success when it was founded 57 years ago. This month, from September 5 to September 7, the prestigious competition and family fair will celebrate its 57th year. The horse show has become one of the peninsula’s iconic events, earning national recognition […]
The Palos Verdes Art Center will present the 5K for Alzheimer’s Fun Run and Walk on Saturday, September 6 at 8 a.m. The 3.1 mile course will start and finish at the Art Center. The run will coincide with an exhibit at the center titled, “Floating Man: The sketchbook Drawings of David Rinehart,” which opened […]
by Robb Fulcher The Norris Center for the Performing Arts is experiencing a growth spurt at age 32, with fresh community outreach efforts, bold additions to its state-of-the-art theater and pavilion, and a name change to Palos Verdes Performing Arts. The impetus for much of the center’s change came from a marketing survey headed by […]
At one point of the interview, I asked Wally if he had any memorabilia from his playing days? He then turned to his wife and said, “Martha, would you please bring me those bats.” Moments later, I was holding Wally’s old 36-inch, 38 ounce bat — and The Babe’s bat from 1935. I was in Baseball Heaven.
The year offered no rest for the weary. It began with the Tet Offensive followed by a massive walkout by East Los Angeles high school students. Then a sitting president decided not to seek reelection and MLK’s assassination. And just two days earlier Robert F. Kennedy was shot and killed just 20 miles away.
I’m not quite sure when I developed my habitual desire to “pop off” in classrooms and release cynical, comical or provocative observations and commentary designed to disrupt my teachers and fellow students
Porter walked along the Redondo Beach Pier. He was headed towards the International Boardwalk to a little waterfront bar where his friend Edison was waiting for him.
After over 100 years, the Redondo Beach waterfront will soon be free of a power plant. AES has finally admitted, by presenting an initiative for voter approval next March, that their power plant is not needed.
Redondo Beach players win mixed doubles title at 2nd annual Jester & Pharley Phund benefit tennis tournament
by Barbara Saltzman/Contributing Writer Daniel Rodriguez and Heidi Grimm, both of Redondo Beach, slammed their way to first place in A Division Mixed Doubles in The Jester & Pharley Phund’s Second Annual Benefit Doubles Tennis Tournament. The tournament, held June 21 and 22 at Alta Vista Park in Redondo, raised funds to provide copies of […]
Strand House pastry chef Stephanie Franz, winner of the 2011 “Cupcake Wars,” created a slightly larger than usual cup cake for the 2014 Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings.
Firefighters truly meritorious My public and personal thanks to the Hermosa Beach firefighters. They exemplified the noblest ideals of community service in fighting the recent fire at my home. Thanks to all those helping disaster recovery. “True merit…to serve mankind, one’s country, friends and family…” — B. Franklin, 1749. Jeff Lankford Hermosa Beach Keep […]
Old ballot measure a waste of money Dear ER: The last June 3 Manhattan Beach City Council meeting was notable for Councilmembers Mark Burton, Tony D’Errico, and Wayne Powell voting to waste an estimated $48,000 of taxpayer money on a November 2014 election to solve a problem that does not exist. Way back in 1996 […]
Story by Rebecca Foster Photos by Liz Chalmer The 41st Annual Sophisticated Snoop home tour, presented by the American Martyrs Parent Association opens the doors on one of the most modern and widely honored homes in the South Bay, as well as several newly completed, traditionally designed homes, plus a walk street update on the […]