Waxman opposes new LA Air Force Base review
In a break with President Obama, 33rd Congressional District representative Henry Waxman has expressed “strong opposition to the proposal in the President’s Budget for FY 2014 to establish another Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission (BRAC) in 2015.”
In 2005 the Representative Jane Harman and local business leaders were able to prevent the Los Angeles Air Force Base from being closed.
“A day of selling, a year of sales” was the theme of the Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce Business Expo held last Thursday at the Joslyn Center.
Carico Johnson Toomey LLP was formed with one goal – to create a SouthBay law firm that rivals the best in California in quality and expertise.
Skechers’ green giant
Manhattan Beach-base Skechers will celebrate the LEED Gold Certification of its 1.8 million square-foot distribution center in Rancho Belagio tomorrow.
by Bob Franko
Two years ago, as the economy was beginning to recover, I wrote about “The Start of a Virtuous Cycle.” Last year, I said the future looked bright for 2012.
by Ted W. Lieu, Senator, 28th Senate District
California is turning the corner.
by Raju Chhabria
The current SouthBay residential real estate market in the SouthBay is a strong one.
Flashy upgrades with all the bells and whistles are out and functionality is in for today’s homeowners considering remodeling.
Homes end year on uptick
South Bay home price sales averaged $718,710 last December, up 8.8 percent from December 2011, according to a report by the South Baty Association of Realtors.
Fewer than 25 percent of the estimated 200 Realtors in the audience at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Redondo Beach last Wednesday raised their hands when Dr. Robert Kleinhenz asked who believed the recession is over.
Zislis, Simms, Sowers to lead MB chamber seminar on “Economic Evolution”
Shade Hotel’s Mike Zislis, Simmzy’s restaurants’ Mike Simms and Bank of Manhattan’s chief banking officer Rick Sowers will lead a seminar on “Navigating through Economic Evolution” at the Manhattan Beach Marriott on Tuesday, September 25, from 8 to 10 a.m.
USC Marching Band performs for Manhattan Beach birthday girl
The USC Marching Band performed “Happy Birthday” on the Metlox Plaza in downtown Manhattan Beach on Sunday to celebrate the 50th birthday of USC Dental School alumna Dr.
Legado plans 4-acre Redondo development
Legado Companies is planning to develop the 4-acre Palos Verdes Inn and former Bristol Farms property at Pacific Coast Highway and Palos Verdes Drive in Redondo Beach.
Hotel, Killer Shrimp planned for Hermosa Mermaid site
The 62-year-old Mermaid restaurant at the corner of The Strand and Pier Plaza is set to close escrow Wednesday.
by Sherry Kramer, El Segundo Chamber Chairperson
Both El Segundo’s downtown and its highway districts have received significant votes of confidence from investors this year.