The Hermosa Beach city council argued for five hours about what 75 words will be included in the March 3, 2015 oil ballot measure, without reaching a consensus. Above is the language proposed at the start of the meeting. Read more »
Mira Costa students selected partners Jack Allen and Sarah Kennedy as homecoming king and queen, and then chanted "kiss her" as the the royal couple were on parade. The king acceded to their wishes. Read more »
Fred Mertz was on his last legs. The one-year-old male schnauzer was emaciated and covered in sores. At eight pounds, he was half his normal weight.
Patricia Folgar found him wandering the streets of Van Nuys last November looking for something to eat. She took him in, and with the help of veterinary attention and some "TLC" from Folgar, Fred soon regained his physical health. But emotionally, he was still a wreck. Read more »
Several construction projects are underway at Metlox Plaza in downtown Manhattan Beach, including a new restaurant and store scheduled to open this fall. In November, Nick’s Restaurant will open in the space previously occupied by Chez Soi.... Read more »
Four new jobs were added to the Manhattan Beach city government Tuesday, despite objections from residents and one council member that it was not an economically wise move. The city council voted 4-1 to approve the new... Read more »
Over 100 friends and family members gathered Thursday night at the end of the Hermosa Beach pier to celebrate the life of Skylar Nelson, who passed away October 6. Nelson was would have been 23 on October 17. He died in his sleep, apparently from a seizure, for which he took medication. Read more »
The chef credited with starting the food truck frenzy now has his sights on a new kind of culinary empire. Roy Choi says it all began at the Redondo Beach pier. Whack! The poised swing of a wooden... Read more »
The long thought and taught key to success was to get good grades, get a good job, and make a lot of money. Kathleen Terry thinks otherwise. Instead of reaching for success, she argued, we should first aim to define our purpose by identifying our gifts, passions, and values. Finding purpose was the theme of this year’s annual State of Education.
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The complementary worlds of stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) and yoga will join forces on October 12 at the second annual Beyond the Shore Paddlefest. The highest-profile activity among many others -- including a 4.4 mile paddleboard race, slackline yoga with “yoga-lebrity” Heather T. Leo over the lagoon, a 20-foot suspended aerial yoga demonstration, and local live reggae music -- will be an attempt to set the Guinness World Record for the largest stand-up paddleboard yoga class.
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High school seniors and their families now have something more to celebrate on graduation day. Parking close to Redondo Union High School will now be more convenient one day out of the year, with exemptions made to permit parking restricted areas nearby the school on the day of commencement. Read more »