Marie Diaz, the Hermosa Beach Woman of the year in 1992, who with her husband Joe co-founded the Hermosa Beach Sister City program, passed away last Thursday at age 96.
Hermosa Beach will become a beacon to the punk world, Leadership Hermosa boardmember Jani Lange predicted on the unveiling of artist Daniel Inez utility box tribute to Hermosa’s punk bands.
What started in 2002 as the Hermosa Beach Art Walk and is now known as the Hermosa Fine Arts Festival, has developed over the years into one of the most prestigous outdoor art shows in Southern California.
The South Bay Boardriders six-contest surf series ended with soft, clean, two- to three-foot surf at 45th Street in Manhattan Beach on Saturday, June 4. The contest, sponsored by Spyder Surf, established the top point getters for the series.
Angelo Luhrsen and his number one surf bro and fellow big wave charger Connor Beatty could not decide whether to paddle out or not. The Redondo Breakwall was macking. The other Breakwall locals were sitting on the wall, watching. Spectators were gathered on the beach next to the Chart House, drawn by the Thursday, January […]
School myths Dear ER: I would like to dispel some myths about Hermosa Beach Measure S. First, the Hermosa Beach Community Center (formerly Pier Avenue Junior High) is fully utilized, serving members of our community, young and old. It is not for sale. The city cannot sell the Community Center to the school district for […]
A Mermorial Day memory
Landing Zone (LZ) Carol was like Gilligan’s Island. Our days were spent perfecting our tans and telling headquarters we were winning the hearts and minds of local villagers. LZ was on the tip of a peninsula that jutted out 500 yards into Dam Trao Lake. It was 300 miles north of Saigon and light years away from what most grunts were enduring.
Manhattan Beach resident James Pringle was returning home from dinner with friends Thursday evening when he glanced in his rear view mirror and saw a white SUV about to plow into him. The SUV was being pursued by police cars with red lights flashing and sirens blaring.
“He was going so fast, I knew he was going to hit me. Luckily, he swerved and just clipped me. Then he swerved again and hit another car. Then he crashed into the mattress store,” Pringle said.
Generosity of strangers Dear ER: When I was five years old, people I never met paid for my first kindergarten classroom. In fact, they paid for the whole school. It had a big auditorium where I took my first steps on a stage. It had a large grassy field where you could run and run, […]