The power plant that has dominated the Redondo Beach waterfront for a century may be replaced by a mixed-use commercial, retail, and residential development as soon as 2020.
The development plan was disclosed today by AES Southland, which owns and operates the power plant.
Redondo Beach mayor Steve Aspel said the plant could stop producing power as soon as 2018. Read more »
The wall is coming down.
This October, the much-maligned wall that separates the Hermosa Beach Strand and Redondo’s northern border will finally be destroyed. The Redondo Beach City Council on July 15 approved plans to create a new gateway for the city’s entrance along Harbor Drive, knocking down the wall in order to create a public plaza and an improved bicycle path that will reconnect the Strand via a traffic-calming “gentle S-curve” through what is now a city parking lot. Read more »
Mayor vetoes public advisory vote for CenterCal waterfront proposal. The Waterfront Project proposed by developer CenterCal was almost put to a citywide public vote until Mayor Steve Aspel’s veto last week put an end to a council-approved move to consider seeking community consent.
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This Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Manhattan Beach Farmers Market, the City of Manhattan Beach will launch “Breathe Free MB,” a public education campaign to protect the community’s health and the environment by ensuring employees, residents... Read more »
For The Record Books… Something remarkable happened this past week – two restaurants that had announced reopenings after remodeling actually did so on schedule. Darren’s in Manhattan Beach now sports a brighter dining room with an added... Read more »
Fish or get off the pier Dear ER: Recently, a swimmer swimming from Hermosa Beach to Manhattan Beach was injured by a shark near the Manhattan Beach pier. The injury may have resulted from the shark being... Read more »
Over 100 Instagramers gathered Saturday at sunset at the end of the Manhattan Beach pier for a selfie. In the photo’s foreground were the InstaMeet organizers Pete Halvorsen and Slater Trout. Halvorsen is a commercial and documentary photographer. He frequently shoots at the Manhattan Beach pier and has 112,000 followers on Instagram. Read more »
A 16-year-old Manhattan Beach boy’s death Saturday evening following a freak accident on a double-decker bus is making ripples across the tight-knit beach community that remembers his dynamic, fun-loving spirit and love of laughter. Read more »