Fox News viewers recognize Frank Luntz as a frequent commentator around election time. He has made something of an art form out of framing. No, he doesn’t wear a tool belt and double park his truck in... Read more »
Measure A has come and gone. The real decision on zoning the AES property, lies somewhere out in the future. The property is zoned for a power plant or a park. No one who understands the reality... Read more »
The tall ship Lady Washington, arrived in King Harbor for a 7 day visit on Wednesday. The original Lady Washington was the first American ship to land on the west coast, in 1788. The ship moored at... Read more »
Suppose the time came to pay for a restaurant meal and you asked a waiter the amount of your bill. How would you react if the waiter pointed to you, the best dressed member of your party, and said $313, then switched focus to your associate dressed in jeans and a tee shirt and said it was only $70 if she paid? How could the same meal cost almost five times as much for you just because you appear to have more money? Read more »
Nothing beats good old fashioned terror when you want to force people to swallow your political agenda. Remember “weapons of mass destruction” and “We’re fighting them there, so we don’t have to fight them here?” Redondo Beach... Read more »
AES sponsored a series of movies in Seaside Lagoon this summer. Tony Chavez AES Redondo Beach plant manager said, “AES Redondo Beach is excited to offer the community an opportunity to spend a wonderful evening enjoying the... Read more »
Crustaceans meet cowboys at Redondo Lobster Fest Sadly, a living creature has to lose its life to become part of the human diet. In the old days, dad or grandpa dispensed a barnyard animal to the afterlife... Read more »
If you don’t have kids, grandkids, neighbor kids or you aren’t a kid yourself, “Wii” may sound like an unfinished word from some foreign language. Everyone else knows it’s the name of an extremely popular and somewhat... Read more »
The bacteria colony south of the Redondo pier that blooms on rainy days appears to result from something more than the standard urban street runoff. Los Angeles County measures TMDL (Total Maximum Daily Load of bacteria) in... Read more »
Burial at sea has become an appealing alternative to the traditional funeral and cemetery interment. But people outside the world of morticians and mortuaries may not realize the process of cremation and scattering of ashes on the... Read more »
Richard Lawrence works for Brutoco Engineering and Construction, Inc. as a project superintendent. His company recently completed a project about one-third of a mile off the King Harbor breakwater. West Basin Municipal Water District (WBMWD), the company... Read more »
Legendary restaurateur Pete Moffet has organized the Manhattan Beach Winter Holiday Fireworks Show for 22 years. This will be the fourth year he has operated the July 4th extravaganza at Seaside Lagoon. Pete fought hard to open... Read more »
by Harry Munns
Redondo councilman Pat Aust swears he isn’t saying, “I told you so,” when he reminds his fellow councilmen he voted against Seaside Ice, but he could if he wanted to. Back in 2008 when the city began considering a proposal to operate a holiday-season ice skating rink at Seaside Lagoon, Aust didn’t believe it was in the city’s best interest.
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Title 2. Chapter 9. Article 7. of the Redondo Beach city charter has a simple title, Harbor Commission (HC). The commission was created by Ordinance No. 2327 adopted on March 15, 1982.
As is the case with all city commissions, the mayor appoints citizens to serve. Membership qualifications are more specific than the commission’s tasks. The municipal code defines 15 specific criteria for serving on the HC, including a number of professional qualifications such as an attorney, a civil engineer and a real estate broker.
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