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, […]

 Judy Rae

Letters to the Editor: in praise of CenterCal, against Legado, iPads in schools, and more… [March 26 edition]

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 […]

 Kevin Cody

Letters 3/19/15

Letters 3/19/15

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. […]

 Kevin Cody

Letters 3/12/15

Letters 3/12/15

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 […]

 Kevin Cody

Letters 2/26/15

Letters 2/26/15

O why? Dear ER: As a South Bay resident, local businessman, and leader of one of our region’s most-respected environmental organizations, I feel compelled to simplify the economic choice facing Hermosa residents. There has been much discussion about the $17.5 million settlement fee payable to E & B should Measure O not pass. What is […]

 Kevin Cody

Letters 2/19/15

Letters 2/19/15

Be gone! Dear ER: There’s something seriously wrong when an $18 billion corporation spends over $400,000 to flood our city with propaganda, TV ads, robo calls, etc. AES hijacked the citizen’s initiative process, convincing a short-term Redondo Beach resident to submit this initiative, now known as Measure B, on their behalf. It’s a blatant corruption […]

 Kevin Cody

Letters 2/12/15

Letters 2/12/15

A game changing opportunity If Hermosa Beach Measure O passes, our city will receive millions of dollars that can be used to hire more firefighters and police, upgrade our sewers, stop storm water pollution from polluting our beaches, fix our streets, and much more.  Our schools stand to receive millions of dollars to help maintain […]

 Kevin Cody

Letters 1/29/15

Letters 1/29/15

One NIMBY’s ceiling Dear ER: The Redondo Beach City Council deserves a round of applause for declining to second a motion opposing Hermosa’s Measure “O” on oil drilling.  This is Hermosa’s issue and not Redondo’s.  There are already many non-Hermosa Beach residents weighing in on this issue and if I were a resident, I would […]

 Kevin Cody

Letters 1/08/15

Internet origins red and blue Dear ER: I would like to correct Bob Pinzler’s “Net neutrality and the South Bay” (ER Nov.19, 2014), especially because of the important contributions of the Los Angeles area in the development of Internet. The Internet had its origins in an ARPA project in 1969 (it was ARPA before it […]

 Kevin Cody

Letters 1/01/15

Santa’s clock Dear ER: Each Christmas we look forward to the photo of Surfing Santa on the holiday cover of Easy Reader. Our children, our grandchildren, and this year our first great-grandchild enjoyed this annual South Bay tradition. Dora and Chuck Perez-Meyer Torrance   Harbor needs a hail Mary Dear ER: Take a stroll along […]

 Kevin Cody

Letters 12/25/14

P and L politics Proponents of Hermosa Beach Measure O, E & B Natural Resources, had an advertisement in Easy Reader saying their oil drilling project at 6th and Valley will net Hermosa Beach $500 million in royalty payments. E & B is certainly aware that at current oil prices, their claim of $500 million […]

 Kevin Cody

Letters 12/18/14

The parking Grinch My mother-in-law just got a ticket for apparently not being within her marked spot. She believes she was in it, but that is not the point of this letter. She is staying with us because my father-in-law is in intensive care at Cedars. It’s been a tough month and getting a ticket […]

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