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 Richard Foss

The Pastor’s in the Kitchen

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 […]

 Randy Angel

Redondo holds off North for win in football season opner

Redondo holds off North for win in football season opner

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 […]

 Richard Foss

Robinson Helicopters Flying Higher

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 […]

 David Mendez

Handmade in the South Bay: Strand Brewing to open new brewhouse

Handmade in the South Bay: Strand Brewing to open new brewhouse

  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 […]

 Kevin Cody

Letters 08/27/15

Letters 08/27/15

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 […]

 Caroline Anderson

Manhattan Village Mall lot eyed for development

Manhattan Village Mall lot eyed for development

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.

 Caroline Anderson

Police Beat in Manhattan Beach

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.

 Esther Kang

Hermosa Beach poised to adopt citywide plastic bag ban

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 […]

 Esther Kang

Miller investigation concluded, Hermosa Beach faces legal action

Miller investigation concluded, Hermosa Beach faces legal action

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 […]

 Caroline Anderson

About Town in Manhattan Beach

About Town in Manhattan Beach

The Manhattan Beach library will celebrate the addition of Sunday hours on Aug. 30 at noon.

 Caroline Anderson

New valet parking suspended in Manhattan Beach

New valet parking suspended in Manhattan Beach

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.

 Eddie Solt

Surfers send off Griff Houston in a celebration

Surfers send off Griff Houston in a celebration

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,” […]

 Eddie Solt

“Source” Surf film featuring local Surf Star Dane Zaun [VIDEO]

“Source” Surf film featuring local Surf Star Dane Zaun [VIDEO]

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 […]

 David Mendez

Legado granted continuation, will redesign South Redondo project

Legado granted continuation, will redesign South Redondo project

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 […]

 Caroline Anderson

Police Beat in Manhattan Beach

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.

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