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Hermosa Beach moves to gather data for potential Community Choice Aggregation
 August 24, 2016  Ryan McDonald

Hermosa Beach moves to gather data for potential Community Choice Aggregation

by Ryan McDonald The Hermosa Beach City Council approved an implementation plan for a potential Community Choice Aggregation program at its Tuesday night meeting, overcoming…

Hermosa Beach city manager to depart for Beach Cities Health District
 August 22, 2016  Ryan McDonald

Hermosa Beach city manager to depart for Beach Cities Health District

by Ryan McDonald Hermosa Beach City Manager Tom Bakaly was appointed CEO of the Beach Cities Health District Monday night, winning the unanimous approval of…

Giant scoop stolen from Hermosa Beach ice cream shop
 August 22, 2016  Ryan McDonald

Giant scoop stolen from Hermosa Beach ice cream shop

by Ryan McDonald If someone in Hermosa offers you an oversized scoop of ceramic ice cream, beware: it may be hot. The missing ice cream…

Manhattan Beach woman guides board members of nonprofits
 August 22, 2016  Ryan McDonald

Manhattan Beach woman guides board members of nonprofits

by Ryan McDonald For many South Bay residents, joining the board of a nonprofit is natural step. The area’s high real estate prices attract people…

Hermosa Beach woman swims Catalina channel for charity
 August 22, 2016  Ryan McDonald

Hermosa Beach woman swims Catalina channel for charity

by Parnia Mazhar   Natalie Radtke was the only person swimming across the Catalina Channel for 20 miles straight last week. But this is no…

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Revamped Surfers Walk ceremony to highlight Hermosa Beach’s past

Revamped Surfers Walk ceremony to highlight Hermosa Beach’s past

by Ryan McDonald A good omen for Hermosa Beach’s 14th annual Surfers Walk of Fame induction ceremony came last month from an unlikely source: Huntington Beach, Hermosa’s perpetual opponent for the title of “Surf City.” To a chorus of criticism, the official destination marketer for the city of Huntington Beach last month unveiled “the Soul […]

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Live on arrival: Hermosa Beach’s Kevin Sousa returns to Pier Plaza, with a new EP in tow

by Ryan McDonald   Flick the volume knob far enough to the right, and the first sound you will hear on “Wait, What?,” the new EP from Kevin Sousa, is the faint murmur of a steady rain. In a state suffering through a five-year drought that even El Niño couldn’t slake, that may qualify as […]

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Manhattan Beach City Council mulls updated construction regulations

by Ryan McDonald An attempt to make minor updates to the city’s regulations governing construction generated controversy at Tuesday night’s Manhattan Beach City Council meeting over concerns that the city was poised to enact rules that would stifle development in one of the nation’s most lucrative real estate markets. The controversy abated as it became […]

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