Esther Kang

Hermosa woman robbed in her home on The Strand

Hermosa woman robbed in her home on The Strand

A midnight home invasion and burglary Friday in north Hermosa Beach is the latest in the string of home burglaries on The Strand this past week.

 Esther Kang

DiVirgilio not seeking re-election on Hermosa Beach City Council

DiVirgilio not seeking re-election on Hermosa Beach City Council

As the race heats up for the two open seats on the Hermosa Beach City Council, two-term incumbent Councilmember Michael DiVirgilio announced Thursday he will not be seeking re-election.

 Kevin Cody

Neighboring Hermosa Beach Strand homes ransacked

Neighboring Hermosa Beach Strand homes ransacked

A Hermosa Beach couple thought they were doing the prudent thing prior to a weekend vacation when they put their valuables in their safe.

 Esther Kang

MUSIC PREVIEW: Pine Mountain Logs kick Hermosa Summer Concerts

MUSIC PREVIEW: Pine Mountain Logs kick  Hermosa Summer Concerts

Back in 1992, it started as a “fun side thing” at Venice Bistro, a small bar on the Venice Beach boardwalk, to bring in some extra cash. They called themselves the Pine Mountain Logs–or “The Logs”—and the band simply caught fire. The band moved their residency to Harry O’s Bar in El Segundo, which has […]

 Esther Kang

Hermosa Beach police controversy erupts at City Council

by Esther Kang  Hermosa Beach’s police chief, city council and city manager came under fire at the Tuesday night’s council meeting for what some members of the public described as poor, non-transparent handling of the March 3 incident involving anti-oil activist Chris Miller and several police officers. The public comments from eight community members came […]

 Esther Kang

South Bay public health advocate Robert Grossman remembered as lover of life

South Bay public health advocate Robert Grossman remembered as lover of life

A memorial service and open house will be held in celebration of Dr. Robert Grossman’s life at 101 Lyndon St. in Hermosa Beach this Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m.

 Kevin Cody

Hermosa Beach welcomes Special Olympics Parade

Hermosa Beach welcomes Special Olympics Parade

Special Olympians and members of the Law Enforcement Torch Run stopped at the Hermosa Beach pier Wednesday, on their way from the Manhattan Beach pier to the Seaside Lagoon in Redondo Beach.

 Jonathan Polakoff

Strand & Pier developers adapt Hermosa Beach hotel plans to local feedback

Strand & Pier developers adapt Hermosa Beach hotel plans to local feedback

Developers of the Strand & Pier hotel project in Hermosa Beach are changing their designs to reflect feedback from community members, the developers told the Hermosa City Council at a special meeting last week.

 Kevin Cody

CrossFit Games hits the water in Hermosa Beach

CrossFit Games hits the water in Hermosa Beach

Elite CrossFit athletes from around the world swam and paddled at the Reebok Cross 2015 Games in Hermosa Beach Wednesday morning.

 Jonathan Polakoff

Hermosa Beach school board tables bond measure for 2016

After months of deliberation, the Hermosa Beach school board decided Monday night that it is not yet ready to put a school bond measure on the ballot in November. Instead, the board will do more public outreach and decide whether to put a bond measure to voters in June or November of next year.

 Jonathan Polakoff

Hermosa Beach planning commission tells AT&T to find new cell tower site

Hermosa Beach planning commission tells AT&T  to find new cell tower site

The Hermosa Beach Planning Commission on Tuesday night rejected an application from AT&T for a conditional use permit to build two 35-foot cellphone towers next to the Kiwanis building in Valley Park, telling the wireless carrier to come back within three months with a new site.

 Kevin Cody

Hal Hiner, Easy Reader co-founder remembered

Hal Hiner, Easy Reader co-founder remembered

Hal Hiner, a founder of Easy Reader in 1970 and gifted artist, passed away Sunday, July 12 at his home in Yucca Valley from cancer.

 Jonathan Polakoff

Candidates pull papers for Hermosa Beach council election

Two days into the official campaign for the Hermosa Beach City Council race, five candidates — three familiar faces on the dais and two newcomers — pulled papers from the city clerk’s office, signalling their intent to run for the two council seats that will be open in November.

 Jonathan Polakoff

Hermosa Beach residents brace for water bill surcharges

Hermosa Beach residents brace for water bill surcharges

As Hermosa residents are told to reduce water consumption by 20 percent or face surcharges, some already-miserly water users are worried they will be unfairly penalized under the new system. They’re availing themselves of their only option to fight the fees — filing an appeal with the water company.

 Jonathan Polakoff

Hermosa Beach city council moves towards plastic bag ban

The Hermosa Beach City Council took a big step on Tuesday night towards banning single-use plastic bags at grocery and convenience stores in the city.

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