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 Kevin Cody

Lifeguards rescue one of their own during Surf Festival Pier to Pier Swim

Lifeguards rescue one of their own during Surf Festival Pier to Pier Swim

Los Angeles County Lifeguards rushed to rescue veteran Dwight Crum Pier to Pier swimmer Ed Nelson after the retired lifeguard fell unconscious just a few hundred yards from the finish of this year’s Pier to Pier.

 Caroline Anderson

Suspect in beating robbery to be arraigned

Suspect in beating robbery to be arraigned

A suspect in the brutal November robbery of an elderly couple on Morningside Drive will be arraigned on Aug. 10 at the Torrance Courthouse.

 Ray Vidal

2015 Dwight Crum Pier to Pier Swim

2015 Dwight Crum Pier to Pier Swim
 Caroline Anderson

Returning team wins low-key 6-Man Volleyball Tournament

Returning team wins low-key 6-Man Volleyball Tournament

A few hundred enthusiastic observers gathered around the courts as the teams duked it out in the hot late afternoon sun.

 Kevin Cody

Heroisms, tragedies mark 2015 Los Angeles County Lifeguard Medal of Valor awards

Heroisms, tragedies mark 2015 Los Angeles County Lifeguard Medal of Valor awards

Los Angeles County lifeguards and three local surfers were recognized for acts of ocean heroism during the past year at the annual Lifeguard Medal of Valor dinner, sponsored by the Redondo Beach Chamber of Commerce. Australia’s Victoria Lifeguard Team attended the dinner.

 Esther Kang

Hermosa woman robbed in her home on The Strand

Hermosa woman robbed in her home on The Strand

A midnight home invasion and burglary Friday in north Hermosa Beach is the latest in the string of home burglaries on The Strand this past week.

 Esther Kang

DiVirgilio not seeking re-election on Hermosa Beach City Council

DiVirgilio not seeking re-election on Hermosa Beach City Council

As the race heats up for the two open seats on the Hermosa Beach City Council, two-term incumbent Councilmember Michael DiVirgilio announced Thursday he will not be seeking re-election.

 Kevin Cody

Neighboring Hermosa Beach Strand homes ransacked

Neighboring Hermosa Beach Strand homes ransacked

A Hermosa Beach couple thought they were doing the prudent thing prior to a weekend vacation when they put their valuables in their safe.

 Kevin Cody

Letters 07/30/15

Letters 07/30/15

Bring back the birdman Dear ER: Why is Manhattan Beach banning the Bird Man (“Birdman banned,” Letters, June 11, 20111). You state someone complained. How about the rest of us who are happy to see a man being kind to sea birds? We should be thanking him for feeding these beautiful birds and in so doing, spreading […]

 Caroline Anderson

Pier pop-up shop put off until next year

Pier pop-up shop put off until next year

Plans to open a pop-up surf shop next to the pier this summer have been put on hold after complaints from neighbors and due to the late date.

 Caroline Anderson

Popular beach camp to close

Popular beach camp to close

When Bruce Kocsis, a former LA County lifeguard, came to his sister-in-law, Jamie Bateman, with the idea of starting a beach camp in 1997, Bateman was skeptical.

 Esther Kang

Hermosa Beach police controversy erupts at City Council

by Esther Kang  Hermosa Beach’s police chief, city council and city manager came under fire at the Tuesday night’s council meeting for what some members of the public described as poor, non-transparent handling of the March 3 incident involving anti-oil activist Chris Miller and several police officers. The public comments from eight community members came […]

 Caroline Anderson

Men arrested in stolen Toyota

Two Hawthorne men were arrested in the early morning of July 19 when a MBPD officer pulled over a car near Ardmore Avenue and Manhattan Beach Boulevard and realized the car had just been stolen from the 700 block of 29th Street.

 Caroline Anderson

Manhattan Beach city manager contract extended

Manhattan Beach city manager contract extended

Just over a year since he began as city manager, Mark Danaj’s contract was extended through 2020.

 Randy Angel

National Volleyball League holds West Coast Championships in Hermosa Beach

National Volleyball League holds West Coast Championships in Hermosa Beach

by Randy Angel Professional beach volleyball players will be competing for a prize purse of $75,000 when the National Volleyball League holds the West Coast Championships Thursday through Saturday, Aug. 6-8 on the north side of the Hermosa Beach Pier. The tournament includes a 16-team draw per gender and will feature Southern California professional players […]

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