Rachel Reeves

Kelsey Fair, the artist behind Hermosa Beach anti-oil posters, sheds anonymity

Kelsey Fair, the artist behind Hermosa Beach anti-oil posters, sheds anonymity

“I just wanted to say something,” says artist Kelsey Fair.

 Rachel Reeves

Hermosa Beach revisits restaurant food, drink ratio, taking aim at bars

Hermosa Beach revisits restaurant food, drink ratio, taking aim at bars

A new ordinance is intended to help police enforce the fine line between bars and restaurants.

 Rachel Reeves

Redondo boys basketball team seeded fourth in CIF State Southern California Regional

Redondo boys basketball team seeded fourth in CIF State Southern California Regional

The shots weren’t sinking for the Redondo boys’ basketball team in Friday night’s CIF Southern Section Open Division Consolation Championship game at Long Beach Poly, but the scrappy Sea Hawks impressed those who matter most earning a fourth seed in the State Division 1 Regionals. Redondo rallied in the second half, narrowing a gap of […]

 Rachel Reeves

Lunada Bay localism faces a new challenge

Lunada Bay localism faces a new challenge

The aim of the protest was to defy the localism that has for decades denied surfers from outside Palos Verdes access to Lunada Bay’s big right-hand break.

 Rachel Reeves

Muratsuchi’s aerospace bill moves forward

Muratsuchi’s aerospace bill moves forward

In an effort to entice aerospace companies to remain in California, Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi – who represents the Beach Cities in the State Assembly and chairs a select committee on aerospace – last year authored a bill exempting rocketships from being subject to certain taxes. On Jan. 29, the bill, dubbed AB777, passed in the […]

 Rachel Reeves

Au pair childcare gains a local following

Au pair childcare gains a local following

An au pair is a young person from another country who helps with housework and childcare in exchange for room, board, and experience. The French term means “on par” or “equal,” and implies a relationship of intimacy and familiarity – the idea is for an au pair to become part of the family, as opposed to serving as a domestic worker.

 Rachel Reeves

Lawyer to probe city’s workplace environment

Lawyer to probe city’s workplace environment

The City Council of Redondo Beach has contracted Todd Simonson of law firm Jackson Lewis PC to conduct an investigation into the workplace environment at City Hall, which hundreds of employees have bemoaned in recent months.

 Rachel Reeves

The Aerospace Chronicles: Reinvention in a new era

The Aerospace Chronicles: Reinvention in a new era

The federal government’s spending priorities have shifted since the Cold War. An aerospace industry that was, decades ago, drunk on government resources is feeling the hangover.

 Rachel Reeves

Palos Verdes couple Plants with Purpose

Palos Verdes couple Plants with Purpose

As newlyweds, Cathi and Albro Lundy felt drawn to the Plant with Purpose vision; 30 years on, they remain committed members of its team.

 Rachel Reeves

‘Little Dexter’ actor from Redondo Beach takes to the stage

‘Little Dexter’ actor from Redondo Beach takes to the stage

The 11-year-old from Redondo Beach has starred in such big-network shows as Dexter (he plays Dexter as a child), Jimmy Kimmel Live, Pretty Little Liars, Bones, Mad Men, CSI, and Alias, and appears in commercials advertising companies like McDonalds and Mercedes.

 Rachel Reeves

About Town in Redondo Beach: Week of Jan. 23

About Town in Redondo Beach: Week of Jan. 23

What’s happening in Redondo Beach?

 Rachel Reeves

South Bay Sunrise Rotarians donate $15,000 to charities, education

South Bay Sunrise Rotarians donate $15,000 to charities, education

The South Bay Sunrise Rotary Club has donated $15,000 to South Bay charities and schools — funds raised through the Rat Beach Bike Tour held on Sept. 21 of last year.

 Rachel Reeves

‘There’s no reason history should be boring’

‘There’s no reason history should be boring’

For more than an hour he shared snippets from the personal lives of past presidents, proved his theory that teachers are “the most important people in our society,” and spoke of history not as stale subject matter but as a dynamic web of human interaction and experience.

 Rachel Reeves

Redondo Beach council authorizes investigation into city manager

Redondo Beach council authorizes investigation into city manager

The Redondo Beach City Council has authorized an independent investigation into complaints against its sole employee, City Manager Bill Workman.

 Rachel Reeves

Redondo Beach Unified School District rolls out Chromebook pilot

Redondo Beach Unified School District rolls out Chromebook pilot

If the pilot program proves to be a success, every third through twelfth grader – about 7,000 students – in Redondo Beach will receive a Chromebook at the start of the 2014-2015 school year.

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