Kevin Cody

Letters 07/30/15

Letters 07/30/15

Bring back the birdman Dear ER: Why is Manhattan Beach banning the Bird Man (“Birdman banned,” Letters, June 11, 20111). You state someone complained. How about the rest of us who are happy to see a man being kind to sea birds? We should be thanking him for feeding these beautiful birds and in so doing, spreading […]

 Kevin Cody

Letters 07/23/15

Letters 07/23/15

Walk to shop Dear ER: My family and I would welcome Gelson’s to south Manhattan Beach (“Neighbors challenge proposed Gelson’s,” ER July 16, 2015). Currently we have to drive to north Manhattan Beach for groceries. I personally make several trips a week to Ralphs and Whole Foods. If we had a Gelson’s I could and […]

 Kevin Cody

Letters 07/16/15

Letters 07/16/15

Blue Heron harbor Dear ER: It is a violation of state and federal law to trim or cut trees or shrubs while Night Herons and Great Blue Herons are nesting, but there are regular violations of these laws in the South Bay.  Two years ago, palms on the Esplanade were trimmed drastically after the Night […]

 Kevin Cody

Letters 07/02/2015

Letters 07/02/2015

Salute to the staff Dear ER: On Sunday June 28, the City of Manhattan Beach and the City’s Parks & Rec Commission hosted a first time “Salute to the Troops Picnic and Concert” in Polliwog park. On behalf of the commission, I would like to extend our sincere thanks to the Parks & Rec staff […]

 Kevin Cody

Letters 06/18/15

Letters 06/18/15

Short (term) sighted Dear ER: I had no idea the Manhattan Beach City Council is banning Airbnb. (“City moves to ban short term rentals,” ER June 4, 2015.”). Didn’t that visiting city panel state 60 percent of retail was supported by visitors? The city is shooting its foot to fix toe toe. Laurie McDermott Manhattan […]

 Kevin Cody

Letters 06/11/15

Candidate pushes on Dear ER: Thank you, Redondo Beach District 3 voters for your support and encouragement throughout this election (“Horvath wins recount; Nafissi to sue,” ER June 4, 20154). Your overwhelming generosity and kindness has left me speechless.  To the dozens of volunteers who joined me every single weekend, made calls, hosted meet and […]

 Kevin Cody

Letters 06/04/15

Letters 06/04/15

Let’s see the plans Dear ER: The need for additional classrooms for Hermosa Beach schools is evident. By the next election, the Hermosa Beach City School District will have had yet another year in which to write a building bond and present a plan that is acceptable to voters. The residents around North School are […]

 Kevin Cody

Letters 05/21/15

Letters 05/21/15

Bring it back Dear ER: I’ve lived in Redondo for many years and what drew me to this city was how alive the waterfront was. Unfortunately, I don’t spend my weekends down there anymore (“On the boardwalk, ER May 7, 2015). Anyone who has lived in Redondo for a long time has seen the deterioration […]

 Kevin Cody

Letters 05/14/15

Letters 05/14/15

Gould was golden Dear ER: Now that the new Manhattan Beach branch of the L.A. County Library System has opened, we want to sincerely express our appreciation to departing Library Manager Don Gould.  Under Gould’s leadership, the Manhattan Beach Library became a prominent fixture in our city, developing dynamic programs for a wide range of […]

 Kevin Cody

Letters 05/07/15

Letters 05/07/15

Newletters Cross signals Dear ER: Do the complainers remember that they signed the California Residential Disclosure Report when they purchased their homes (“City prosecutor building a case against Cross Fit gym,” ER April 30, 2015)? When you buy a home near a commercially zoned area you are made aware of the potential impact. I loved […]

 Kevin Cody

Letters 4/30/15

Letters 4/30/15

Heads up Dear ER: As an aging athlete who has played and coached both American Football and rugby, I believe if we returned to the old style of tackling/body contact we would minimize head trauma (“Heads up,” Easy Reader April 16, 2015). Tackling using your shoulder is more conducive to safety.  Using the head as […]

 Kevin Cody

Letters Page 6 4/23/15

Letters Page 6 4/23/15

Grateful grandma Dear ER: Thank you, thank you to the wonderful team of people who rescued my dear surfing grandson on Sunday, March 29, 2015 from the wild waves at the Manhattan Beach Pier (“Drowning boy rescued from under Manhattan pier,” ER April 9, 2015).  Thank you to outstanding surfers Natalie Anzivino, Brent Bowen and […]

 Kevin Cody

Letters 4/16/15

Letters 4/16/15

Who’s beach is it? Dear ER: What we need is more Orcas (“Saving Sea Lions,” ER April 9, 2015). I learned to fish on the Redondo pier in the early ‘60s and was a deadhead (unpaid deckhand) on the City of Redondo.There were an estimated 25,000 sea lions in California. Now there are over 300,000. […]

 Kevin Cody

Letters to the Editor: hotels and volleyball courts in Hermosa, Horvath vs. Nafissi in Redondo Beach

Letters to the Editor:  hotels and volleyball courts in Hermosa, Horvath vs. Nafissi in Redondo Beach

Redondo revenge Dear ER: Congratulations Redondo Beach You just messed up again by voting down the fun. Measure B was supposed to be a way for us Palos Verdians to set up a little home away from home. Us people from Palos Verdes like to do a little something called “slumming.” When we go slumming […]

 Kevin Cody

Letters 4/02/15

Letters 4/02/15

Money under the pillow Dear ER: I listened intently to the discussion at  the March 24 Hermosa Beach city council meeting regarding raising the Transient Occupancy Tax, or hotel tax  to increase city revenue. I heard something that night I’ve not heard before. The word hotel has gone from singular to plural .  Simply put, […]

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