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Luke Walton, a Manhattan Beach resident, named Lakers’ coach
 May 2, 2016  Mark McDermott

Luke Walton, a Manhattan Beach resident, named Lakers’ coach

by Mark McDermott  Luke Walton, a Manhattan Beach resident since his rookie year as a Laker in 2003, has been named his former teams’ new…

LA County Lifeguard Cunningham led fight to open beaches
 May 1, 2016  Kevin Cody

LA County Lifeguard Cunningham led fight to open beaches

Jerry Cunningham was a Los Angeles County lifeguard for 38 years, an alternate on the 1952 U.S. Olympic water polo team, a world champion body surfer in his age group at 65 and competed in the Two-Mile Dwight Crum Pier to Pier Swim from the age of 40 until he turned 76 in 2005. A lifeguard memorial service in Cunningham’s honor will be held Saturday, May 7 at 10 a.m. at Torrance Beach.…

Sophisticated Snoop Tour features revival and modernist designs
 May 1, 2016  Kevin Cody

Sophisticated Snoop Tour features revival and modernist designs

Five exceptional homes, ranging in style from Santa Barbara Revival to California Cool are featured on the 43rd Annual American Martyrs Sophisticated Snoop 2016 Home Tour. The tour benefits American Martyrs School and will be held next Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 13, 14 and 15.…

‘Nascar Tom’ has a PhD in Earnhardt: Torrance resident’s Nascar collection of 30 years has it all
 April 30, 2016  Eddie Solt

‘Nascar Tom’ has a PhD in Earnhardt: Torrance resident’s Nascar collection of 30 years has it all

By Ed Solt From outside, Tom’s Henson residence is just another Torrance suburban tract home built sometime in the mid-50s. Once his garage is open,…

Manhattan Beach historical conservancy comes into 21st century

Manhattan Beach historical conservancy comes into 21st century

Though the Manhattan Beach Conservancy was founded in 2006 to “to recognize, preserve, and revitalize the historic architectural and cultural resources of Manhattan Beach,” its members don’t want to be stuck in the past.…

 Caroline Anderson

Manhattan Beach warns short term rental websites

Responding to complaints that short term rentals were continuing in spite of the ordinance passed last year against them, the city sent letters to five rental websites, asking them to remove them.

 David Mendez

Senior apartment residents ask Redondo Beach school board to intercede regarding Heritage Pointe living conditions

Senior apartment residents ask Redondo Beach school board to intercede regarding Heritage Pointe living conditions

by David Mendez Led by City Councilmember Steve Sammarco, seven residents of the Heritage Pointe Senior Apartments took to the podium at a meeting Redondo Beach School Board, voicing their displeasure for the complex which sits on District-owned land. The site of the apartment complex, at 1801 Aviation Way, has been leased by the district…Read More→

 Randy Angel

TV personalities to help with annual Richstone Pier-to-Pier Walkathon

By Randy Angel Giving back to the community is a large part of the lives of Alex Curry and Vera Jimenez and, despite demanding schedules, both will play active roles in the 29th Annual Richstone Pier-to-Pier Walkathon on Saturday, April 30 at the Manhattan Beach Pier. Fox Sports anchor Alex Curry will be hosting the…Read More→

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