Responding to a wave of criticism, the city of Manhattan Beach announced that it would not be filling the four new positions it created about a month ago in an email sent out Tuesday morning.
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Julia Horwitz, a 17-year-old who grew up in Manhattan Beach, watched a TED Talk last year on the subject of spoken word poetry. She had written verses of her own before, but she had never seen poetry like this, and she wanted to try it. Fifteen months after finding that talk, she’s about to give one herself -- in front of an audience of 500 people. Read more »
In an effort to address public outcry over the four new positions the Manhattan Beach added last month, the city unveiled a new website that allows users to track the city’s finances and instituted a quarterly update. Read more »
Skechers plans to build a 98,871 square foot design center and a 34,468 executive office on the west side of Pacific Coast Highway in Hermosa Beach. The two buildings, on either side of 30th Street, will be connected by a bridge and a tunnel, according to a planning application recently submitted to the Hermosa Community Development Department. Read more »
The first time Jim Storey noticed his son Patrick’s vocal talent, they were in the car, listening to radio commercials. Patrick, now 26, is autistic, and has limited verbal skills. But even as a preteen, he could... Read more »
They’re not exactly duking it out in the ring or on the field, but this weekend the drama departments of Mira Costa High School and Redondo Union High School are opening new plays. Both of them begin... Read more »
Governor Jerry Brown urged independents to return Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi to Sacramento because “Republican’s see more clearly when they are in the minority.” The governor visited the South Bay on Tuesday to urge support for fellow Democratic Party candidates. Read more »