After trying for more than two decades to bring a Trader Joe’s to Hermosa Beach, Roger Bacon signed a lease this week with the market chain, popular with foodies.
The “thanks” in giving Dear ER: Prior to the recent passing of my wife Tina, her lunch dining routine entailed a call to the Madame Tomate deli on Aviation Boulevard in Manhattan Beach for home delivery. Her call would normally be answered by a food delivery person. However, on this particular day her call was […]
Visions of ballroom dancing at the Biltmore Hotel in the 1920s were evoked by the Hermosa Beach Historical Society Saturday evening.
A lifesize sculpture of Hermosa Beach surf legend Dewey Weber was unveiled at the Hermosa Beach Community Center Saturday morning. The sculpture, by Phil Roberts, is modeled after a famous black and white photograph by Leroy Grannis showing Weber performing a powerful, drop knee cutback at 22nd Street in Hermosa Beach.
Hermosa’s oily third rail Dear ER: Howard Fishman’s letter (“New vision,” ER Letters Nov. 5, 2015) demands a response, specifically as it relates to the upcoming March campaign for the open Hermosa Beach city council seat. Regarding E & B Oil, he states “calculated risks” are sometimes necessary in “difficult” negotiations. Having a 34-year polluting […]
The 21st Annual Hermosa Beach Veterans Day Candlelight Commemoration was held shortly after dusk on Wednesday at the The Hermosa Beach Veteran’s Sundial in front of the city’s community center.
Nearly 100 runners competed in the GI Joe Charles Pier to Pier 5K Saturday morning at the Hermosa Beach pier. Many of the runners said they participated to show support for Charles, who suffered a stroke last January that left him unable to walk or speak. At the race, he was walking (with a walker) and talking.
A young woman dancing at sunset Saturday evening on the upper deck of Das Boot in King Harbor captures the attention of a Blue Heron on the upper deck of a neighboring power boat.
Huntington-ed Dear ER: Don’t fall for this propaganda from the city, builders and the chamber (“Mixed feelings on development in Redondo Beach,” ER 10/29/2015). They fooled the public into approving high density in Huntington Beach by lying that it was a “Commercial Revitalization” and started building 100-unit per acre buildings. The citizens rose up last […]
A celebration of Tom Brookes life is scheduled for Friday, November 20 at 11 a.m. in front of the Tim Kelly Lifeguard Memorial Statue at the Hermosa Beach Pier. Brookes served as best man at Kelly’s wedding. A paddle out and burial at sea is planned for the following morning at 22nd Street in Hermosa Beach.
Brothers Anthony and Ryder Marin covered the two extremes of Halloween with the costumes they wore to the Our Lady of Guadalupe Halloween parade on Friday.
H, yes Dear ER: Voting yes on Hermosa Beach Measure H will generate much needed revenue for our City without taxing residents or harming local businesses. A Transient Occupancy Tax – also known as a “TOT” or “Hotel Bed Tax” — is a fee on guests who stay overnight in our hotels. This charge is […]
“We need to understand that the terrorist war cannot be won in a few months. It is a war of generations.” — Ehud Barak
Thanks for the memories, Manhattan Dear ER: I am sad to say the “small town feeling” in Manhattan Beach has long gone. It’s much too late to think about bringing it back. It should have been addressed 10 or 12 years ago. Here is what we have now: lots of wine flowing, expensive restaurants, huge […]
“He was a math professor who surfed, played volleyball, was a second degree black belt and wrote about jazz for Easy Reader. He called us his degenerate friends and we called him Dr. Demento.” — Pete Bowman remembering Neil Gretsky