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 Kevin Cody

Richstone Family Center Pier to Pier Walkathon (and Musicthon)

Richstone Family Center  Pier to Pier Walkathon (and Musicthon)

The 28th Annual Richstone Family Center Pier to Pier Walkathon might have added “musicthon” to its title Saturday morning.

 Richard Foss

Invasion of the juice bars

Some believe the trend towards fresher, healthier, more varied juices began in Redondo Beach with a mysterious surfer/juicer named Bruce in the 1970s. Forty years later, it has come full circle. A few years ago I was driving with a friend who saw a juice bar and asked, “What’s the deal with juice bars? I […]

 Caroline Anderson

Manhattan Beach Pier murals by famed artist get refreshed

Manhattan Beach Pier murals by famed artist get refreshed

The Manhattan Beach pier mural, designed by the LAX column artist, are being refreshed.

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach Chamber PAC contributes $25,000 toward Horvath campaign

Redondo Beach Chamber PAC contributes $25,000 toward Horvath campaign

By David Mendez The Redondo Beach Chamber of Commerce Candidates PAC has spent $25,883 in independent expenditures supporting of the campaign of District 3 City Council candidate Christian Anthony Horvath. According to Horvath’s campaign finance filings, that donation figure nearly matches what Horvath has raised himself through this entire campaign season. CA 460 forms filed […]

 Jonathan Polakoff

Hermosa Beach locksmith accuses Yelp of extortion

Hermosa Beach locksmith accuses Yelp of extortion

Hermosa Beach locksmith Art Kuperstock is concerned Yelp isn’t giving people an honest take on his business.

 Kevin Cody

Letters Page 6 4/23/15

Letters Page 6 4/23/15

Grateful grandma Dear ER: Thank you, thank you to the wonderful team of people who rescued my dear surfing grandson on Sunday, March 29, 2015 from the wild waves at the Manhattan Beach Pier (“Drowning boy rescued from under Manhattan pier,” ER April 9, 2015).  Thank you to outstanding surfers Natalie Anzivino, Brent Bowen and […]

 Mark McDermott

Manhattan Beach church target of bomb threat

Manhattan Beach church target of bomb threat

The Manhattan Beach Police Department released the following statement today: On April 22, 2015, at approximately 11:08 a.m., Manhattan Beach Police Department responded to First Lutheran Church (1100 N Poinsettia Ave, Manhattan Beach CA 90266) regarding a threatening phone message.  Officers were advised that a church employee, who was checking phone messages, discovered a threatening […]

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach’s King Harbor sea lions to get new haul-out barge

Redondo Beach’s King Harbor sea lions to get new haul-out barge

By David Mendez If all goes to plan, Redondo Beach’s King Harbor will no longer seem like a “sea lion rookery,” as Redondo Beach Mayor Steve Aspel has joked, following the construction of a marine mammal barge in the harbor’s main channel. The Redondo Beach City Council voted to approve the barge at Tuesday’s City […]

 Jonathan Polakoff

Daily Breeze celebrates first Pulitzer

Daily Breeze celebrates first Pulitzer

It was “Christmastime for journalists” at the Daily Breeze offices in Torrance Monday, as the newspaper’s shorthanded staff celebrated the paper’s first-ever Pulitzer Prize for an investigative series detailing an abuse of power by former Centinela Valley Union High School District Superintendent Jose Fernandez.

 Eddie Solt

SBBC Event #4 Presented by ET Surf: Warren Kushner Crushes the Competition [RECAP+ PICS]

SBBC Event #4 Presented by ET Surf:  Warren Kushner Crushes the Competition [RECAP+ PICS]

With the South Bay Boardrider’s contest season winding down, Event #4 presented by ET Surf brought out the surf stoked to 26th st. Manhattan Beach. The breakers ranged in the two to three foot range with occasional four foot set that were perfect for Open Mens and Masters winner Warren Kushner.

 Robb Fulcher

Thomas Fallo era ends at El Camino College

Thomas Fallo era ends at El Camino College

El Camino College President Thomas Fallo, who shepherded the school through its first two large bond measures and the rescue of a foundering Compton Community College, will retire at the end of January 2016.

 Jonathan Polakoff

Hermosa Beach’s South Park gets a makeover, goes natural

Hermosa Beach’s South Park gets a makeover, goes natural

South Park began its transition into a more natural setting this month, as construction crews broke ground on a long-planned renovation of the four-and-a-half acre park in the south part of Hermosa Beach along Valley Drive.

 David Mendez

Staph infection sidelines Redondo Beach Councilman Brand

Staph infection sidelines Redondo Beach Councilman Brand

Ten days ago, Redondo Beach District 2 Councilman Bill Brand developed a swollen, red spot on the front of his leg. Had he treated it as if it were a simple spider-bite, he may very well have lost his leg. Or worse.

 Kevin Cody

Redondo Beach’s Sibbald lived for family, soccer

Redondo Beach’s Sibbald lived for family, soccer

Soccer player and construction worker Robert “Bobby” L. Sibbald, of Redondo Beach, died unexpectedly in his sleep, at his home on March 31. He was 46.

 Special Contributor

Hermosa Beach police chief prompts chamber to remove board member

Hermosa Beach police chief prompts chamber to remove board member

Hermosa Beach anti-oil activist Chris Miller has been removed from the Hermosa Beach Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors as a result of allegations that she led an obscene chant against a police officer.

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