As my friends can attest, I find it hard to pass any new restaurant without stopping in to see what it is. It’s both a function of my job as a reviewer and my character – I’m naturally curious about what is going on in my neighborhood. I didn’t have particularly high expectations when a […]
by Randy Angel It wasn’t pretty but Redondo will take the win after holding off visiting North Torrance 26-21 in a game marred with more than 200 combined yards in penalties. Jermar Jefferson emerged as the driving force for Redondo as the sophomore rushed for 115 yards on 19 carries and returned a kickoff 90 […]
What is Torrance know for worldwide? Not the beach – we have one, but even many locals don’t seem to know that it is there. Is it the malls? That’s a local draw, but not anything that people in other countries are likely to be aware of. Here’s the surprising truth – Torrance is known […]
Three weeks into June, Strand Brewing Company co-owner and head of sales Rich Marcello looked through his calendar for the rest of his month’s schedule. He found L.A. Beer week looming — eight days’ worth of celebrating the best in the Los Angeles craft brewing scene. It’s both a valuable opportunity and a bit […]
Free market discussion Dear ER: I am writing to correct misinformation about the Gelson’s project contained in a recent letter-to-the-editor. Here are the facts: To date, we have submitted only the preliminary project application to the City. The studies required by the City are now being conducted to confirm compliance with City requirements. The site […]
The humble parking lot sandwiched between Macy’s and an athletic field is getting another look as the city contemplates asking developers for proposals for the site.
A 2005 Porsche Carrera was stolen from the garage of a house on the 500 block of 1st Street some time between Aug. 14 to 16.
The City Council on Tuesday unanimously passed, on first reading, an ordinance that would ban the city’s retailers, pharmacies, restaurants and food service providers from handing out single-use plastic bags to customers. Council will give its final approval at its second and final reading at the September 1 meeting. If it passes, the new law […]
Nearly six months after the now infamous March 3 incident at The Standing Room involving anti-oil advocate Chris Miller and Hermosa Beach police, the City Council and community members have begun discussing ways to start “the healing process” and ensure such mishandling of a situation doesn’t repeat. The Hermosa Beach City Council on Tuesday addressed […]
The Manhattan Beach library will celebrate the addition of Sunday hours on Aug. 30 at noon.
The city’s expansion of its downtown valet parking program, which included added hours, two new drop-off locations and a fee increase, has stopped almost as soon as it started.
On August 22 surfers from all over Southern California came to pay their respects to Griff Houston, who passed away on June 27. Houston was a lifelong resident of Hermosa Beach and a founding member of the Bay Cities Surf Club, one of the original surfing clubs of the 1960s. “He started surfing in 1958,” […]
Source is a short surf film based in the industrial filled beaches of Los Angeles. Dane Zaun stays in his familiar beaches of his hometown and is gifted with moments of magic despite its reputation. Surfer – Dane Zaun Cinematography / Edit – Tyler Haft Soundtrack – “Ambient Guitar” performed by Alex Weinstein “Song of […]
by David Mendez Most members of the public in attendance at last night’s Redondo Beach Planning Commission meeting walked in expecting to witness a death sentence. Instead, many considered themselves blindsided by a stay of execution offered to the Legado Redondo project. Rather than an expected up-down vote on the mixed-use plan, the seven-member panel […]
Two men walked into a massage studio on Aug. 10 pretending to have guns and ordered a woman to open a safe, according to Manhattan Beach Police Department reports.