Kevin Cody

Manhattan Beach Mayor Burton wants more public/private developments

Manhattan Beach Mayor Burton wants more public/private developments

Manhattan Beach Mayor Mark Burton urges city and business community to seize the Silicon Beach opportunity with more hotels, ‘Ring of Iron” security.

 Kevin Cody

Letters 2/11/16

Letters 2/11/16

Protect Commission from itself Dear ER: It often goes unrecognized, but it’s thanks to the California Coastal Commission that some of my favorite places in LA, such as Abalone Cove and Palos Verdes Cove are accessible for all Californians to enjoy. The recent move to oust Coastal Commission Executive Director Dr. Charles Lester is concerning […]

 Kevin Cody

German youth soccer team visits Hermosa Beach for Super Bowl 50

German youth soccer team visits Hermosa Beach for Super Bowl 50

The German under-16 soccer team Borussia Monchengladbach watched Super Bowl 50 at Hennessey’s in Hermosa Beach.

 Kevin Cody

El Camino College President Tom Fallo’s “boundless spirit” transformed campus

El Camino College president Tom Fallo helped transform 50-year-old campus physically and academically during his 20-year tenure, according to college trustee Bill Beverly.

 Kevin Cody

Easy Reader South Bay Dining Guide

Easy Reader South Bay Dining Guide

View a wide ranging selection of South Bay restaurants with links to their webs sites and to Easy Reader reviews.

 Kevin Cody

Inventor Eddie Paul leaves El Segundo’s Smoky Hollow for Texas

Inventor Eddie Paul leaves El Segundo’s Smoky Hollow for Texas

Inventor Eddie Paul is leaving Smoky Hollow in El Segundo, after nearly five decades of building cars for Hollywood and sharks for the Discovery Channel and Cousteau, as well as inventing portable hang gliders, water pumps and a CD scanner.

 Kevin Cody

Letters 1/21/16

Letters 1/21/16

Water treats Dear ER: Trent Larson’s letter arguing for a desalination plant in the South Bay makes reference to technology being the “golden goose” laying technological eggs for our future (“Water everywhere, to drink,” ER Letters Jan. 14, 2016). One sentence before invoking the technological goose, he shrugs off increased waste water recycling with a […]

 Kevin Cody

Hermosa surf in December: Video by MartyCam

Hermosa surf in December: Video by MartyCam

The surf has been so good this month, thanks to El Nino, that it’s easy to forget how good it was last December, as shown in this video by Marty Tueling and Vince Ray.

 Kevin Cody

Looking down on Hermosa surf by Ryan Banas

Looking down on Hermosa surf by Ryan Banas

Last week’s El Nino 2016 swell in Hermosa Beach looked as beautiful from the sky as it did from the water. Video and photos by Ryan Banas

 Kevin Cody

Redondo Fun Factory owner retains leasehold in middle of waterfront development

Redondo Fun Factory  owner retains leasehold in middle of waterfront development

Redondo Fun Factory arcade owner Steve Shoemaker believes the city wants to terminate his pier lease early to make way for a proposed waterfront development. City officials say they are prepared to wait for the lease to expire in 12 years.

 Kevin Cody

Letters 1/14/16

Smoke cleared Dear ER: I would like to thank the Redondo Beach Fire Department. The other night, at 1:30 a.m., I woke up upstairs and smelled smoke. As I proceeded downstairs, the lower level was thick with smoke. I frantically ran around looking to see where the was coming from, to no avail. I went […]

 Kevin Cody

Torrance Airport’s Merlyn “Sy” Symons passes away

Torrance Airport’s Merlyn “Sy” Symons passes away

by Ed Solt Merlyn “Sy” Symons arrived in the South Bay following his service in WWII in order to go to work for Douglas Aircraft in El Segundo. He spent the rest of his life immersed in the two cultures that would define the South Bay, aviation and surf culture. Symons died on December 28. […]

 Kevin Cody

Fast and fun waves at Burnout, Torrance photos by McMahon

Fast and fun waves at Burnout, Torrance photos by McMahon

Photographer Peter McMahon offers a reminder from last December of days when Burnout is just a fun fast wave.

 Kevin Cody

El Nino 2016 delivers for Hammerland, El Segundo surfers and photog McConnell

El Nino 2016 delivers for Hammerland, El Segundo surfers and photog McConnell

Photographer Gus McConnell caught up with Hammerland’s regular crew, including Tyler Hatikian, Matt Pagan and Tom Seth, plus young new challengers Noah Collins and “Chewy” Chernega when El Nino delivered it’s first swell to the South Bay on January 6.

 Kevin Cody

Boat sinks in King Harbor Marina, refloated by LA County Lifeguards

Boat sinks in King Harbor Marina, refloated by LA County Lifeguards

Rolling Hills resident John Balk had stopped in at the King Harbor Marina office to get his dock key remagnetized Saturday morning when office coordinator Staci Gabrielli offered him her condolences.
“I’m so sorry about your boat,” she said. “What’s wrong with my boat?” Bald asked. “It sunk,” Gabrielli said.

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