Mark McDermott

Costapalooza – The real rock ‘n’ roll high school, Mira Costa, is celebrated

Costapalooza – The real rock ‘n’ roll high school, Mira Costa, is celebrated

A.J. Bartholomew was already a gigging hard rock guitar player by the time he was a sophomore at Mira Costa High School. He was also a good student, a wrestler and a football player. But everybody already knew what he really was, deep down — a rock and roller. English teacher Mike McCavan could tell […]

 Mark McDermott

Firefighters prevent fire at businesses in downtown Manhattan Beach from spreading

Firefighters prevent fire at businesses in downtown Manhattan Beach from spreading

A blaze in a storage room behind a downtown Manhattan Beach business late Tuesday was contained by quick MBFD response.

 Mark McDermott

Manhattan Beach church target of bomb threat

Manhattan Beach church target of bomb threat

The Manhattan Beach Police Department released the following statement today: On April 22, 2015, at approximately 11:08 a.m., Manhattan Beach Police Department responded to First Lutheran Church (1100 N Poinsettia Ave, Manhattan Beach CA 90266) regarding a threatening phone message.  Officers were advised that a church employee, who was checking phone messages, discovered a threatening […]

 Mark McDermott

Tucker delivers Hermosa Beach ‘State of the City’

Tucker delivers Hermosa Beach ‘State of the City’

Hermosa Beach Mayor Peter Tucker delivered his State of the City address last week to an audience of residents, city employees and business people at the Beach House hotel, where he touted recent city accomplishments and set goals for the year to come.

 Mark McDermott

Taking Hermosa Beach’s anti-oil, eco-movement one step further

Taking Hermosa Beach’s anti-oil, eco-movement one step further

Hermosa resident Robert Fortunato, who lives with his wife and son in the city’s first carbon-neutral home, hopes activists that stepped up against Measure O remain engaged in the eco-movement. From Fortunato’s point of view, Measure O was just the tip of a large iceberg.

 Mark McDermott

El Segundo local launches ‘Bike to Surf’ campaign

El Segundo local launches ‘Bike to Surf’ campaign

Surfer Cameron Brown isn’t driving to surf for the next year.

 Mark McDermott

Ortega 120: Best Tequila Bar

Ortega 120: Best Tequila Bar

Best Tequila Bar: Ortega 120.

 Mark McDermott

Naja’s Place: Best Craft Beer Bar

Naja’s Place: Best Craft Beer Bar

Best Craft Beer Bar: Naja’s Place.

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Strand Brewing Company: Best Craft Brewery

Strand Brewing Company: Best Craft Brewery

Best Craft Brewery: Strand Brewing Company

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Del Amo Motorsports: Best Motorcycle Shop

Best Motorcycle Shop: Del Amo Motorsports

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AAA: Best Travel Agency

AAA: Best Travel Agency

Best Travel Agency: AAA

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Shade Hotel: Best Hotel

Shade Hotel: Best Hotel

Best Hotel: Shade Hotel.

 Mark McDermott

Sea Sprite: Best Motel

Sea Sprite: Best Motel

Best Motel: the Sea Sprite.

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Return Engagement: Best Vintage Consignment Clothing

Return Engagement: Best Vintage Consignment Clothing

Best Vintage Consignment Clothing: Return Engagement

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Ercoles Bar: Best Neighborhood Bar

Ercoles Bar: Best Neighborhood Bar

Best Neighborhood Bar: Ercoles Bar

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