by Mark McDermott The story begins with an architect and yoga teacher named Peter Sterios, who had a realization one day that the mats he and his fellow yogis using were not conducive to the practice of yoga. This was nearly two decades ago, when yoga was far from the mainstream. A common practice then […]
By Randy Angel Another chapter has been added to the tragic, yet inspiring, life story of El Segundo student-athlete Hunter Lewis who recently was the awarded Beach City Baseball Academy’s annual “Sixth Tool” Baseball Scholarship worth $5,000. A standout player on El Segundo High School’s Ocean League championship baseball team, Lewis said the scholarship will […]
Los Angeles County lifeguard Brian Keith Kutil, 42, died of sudden cardiac death while completing a routine swim test on Jan. 15, according to the Los Angeles County medical examiner’s office.
Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach and Manhattan Beach have each been selected as host cities for the 2015 Special Olympics World Games, to be held in Los Angeles on July 21 through July 24. Together, the Beach Cities will host athletes and their supporters from seven countries. Redondo Beach will host delegations from Benin, Haiti and […]
Letters to the Editor: in praise of CenterCal, against Legado, iPads in schools, and more… [March 26 edition]
Together for good Dear ER: We all keep saying that CenterCal is only in it for the money, that they don’t care about the residents of Redondo and are only looking out for themselves. That often happens with developers, but if that were true in this case, why would CenterCal be spending so much money […]
Surfer Cameron Brown isn’t driving to surf for the next year.
Richmond Bar & Grill, occupying one of El Segundo’s oldest buildings, stays true to the unpretentious, blue collar heart of the city itself A few years ago I gave a pair of lectures on the history of dining in the South Bay, explaining the ways that the Beach Cities had become more sophisticated and […]
The schools’ year Dear ER: Now that we do not have to worry about oil drilling in Hermosa Beach, we need to focus on our schools. Beautiful vistas are not the only draw for Hermosa Beach. Our fine schools draw people here, raise our housing values and contribute to the well being of the community. […]
The 12-and-Under German National Little League team will be on of eight teams participating in Beach City Baseball Academy’s annual International Baseball Tournament to be held at Recreation Park in El Segundo Saturday and Sunday Mar. 28- 29 starting 9 a.m. continuing to the early afternoon. The Beach City Prospects will also be playing an […]
El Segundo’s Boys Under-10 All-Star soccer team will be one of nine teams representing the South Bay this weekend when the AYSO Western States Championships takes place at Lake Forest. With a 4-0 win over Manhattan Beach, El Segundo capped off an undefeated run to win the Area 1D championship before competing in the Regional […]
Back together again Dear ER: As a leader of a spiritual community in Hermosa Beach, I have worked hard for the past 18 months to keep St. Cross apolitical in the debate on Hermosa Beach Measure O. What has struck me most deeply as a citizen and leader of St. Cross is wondering what will […]
by Jennifer Passaro Five theft arrests were made in El Segundo last week in four separate events. Esteban Becerra was arrested in the early morning on February 5 in the 600 block of Virginia St. At approximately 6:13 a.m. El Segundo Police Department officers were dispatched to Concord Street near Pine Avenue regarding a traffic […]
Residents of the city-owned senior housing facility Park Vista stormed City Hall Tuesday night, imploring the City Council to forgo rent increases approved by the board that oversees the facility. But more than seeking to forestall the rent increases — which included a 2 percent hike for residents already living at Park Vista and up […]
Mirada and ESMoA and the MirrorWorld experience Cornelia Funke has authored many books for children and young adults, including the novels Reckless and Fearless, part of her enchanting MirrorWorld series. However, this latter series is now even more enchanting due to the ingenuity of a company based in Marina del Rey. Funke (pronounced “foon-ka”) remembers […]
In 2014, artnet named ESMoA (the El Segundo Museum of Art) as one of the top ten privately-owned contemporary art museums in America. ESMoA’s rise has been rapid. Just two years ago, as we were writing in advance of the opening exhibition, we were wondering just how well an experimental “art laboratory” (which is what […]