Caroline Anderson

Taste of the South Bay goes Manhattan

Taste of the South Bay goes Manhattan

This year’s Taste of the South Bay event was very Manhattan-centric, from its location at the Manhattan Country Club to the food booths featuring a large number of Manhattan Beach restaurants.

 Bondo Wyszpolski

The Endless Highway

The Endless Highway

Jim Murray’s painterly explorations span decades   by Bondo Wyszpolski Going back 40 years and more, there have been seismic shifts in the work of Manhattan Beach artist Jim Murray, shifts of style, medium, and focus that have welled up over time and then propelled a sudden jolt towards a new subject and/or approach. “Been […]

 Caroline Anderson

After two decades, new library to open Friday

After two decades, new library to open Friday

When the new $26.3 million Manhattan Beach library is unveiled on May 1, it will be after almost two years of construction. But it’s actually been decades in the making.

 Caroline Anderson

About Town in Manhattan Beach

About Town in Manhattan Beach

The city’s parks and recreation department is hosting a day of yoga, music, food and arts and crafts in Polliwog Park on May 9.

 Kevin Cody

Camp Pendleton Marines taken on surf tour by Jimmy Miller surfers

Camp Pendleton Marines taken on surf tour by Jimmy Miller surfers

“These are Marines. They knew what they were signing up for when they enlisted,” Chief Warrant Officer (Ret.) Shawn Dunn told Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation surf instructors during a briefing at Camp Pendleton.

 Caroline Anderson

Immediate water restrictions in Manhattan Beach

Immediate water restrictions in Manhattan Beach

The city must immediately reduce its water consumption by 24 percent, the public works director announced at Tuesday night’s council meeting.

 Caroline Anderson

Manhattan Beach Pier murals by famed artist get refreshed

Manhattan Beach Pier murals by famed artist get refreshed

The Manhattan Beach pier mural, designed by the LAX column artist, are being refreshed.

 Brad Jacobson

Take a Video Tour of North Manhattan Beach / El Porto

Take a Video Tour of North Manhattan Beach / El Porto

By Brad Jacobson Welcome to North Manhattan Beach, more commonly referred to as El Porto. This section of Manhattan Beach is located just 3 miles south of LAX. El Porto is lined with quaint stores, restaurants, bars, hotels, gyms, spas and more. The beach at El Porto is home to world class volleyball and great surfing. […]

 Bondo Wyszpolski

THEATER REVIEW: “The Dixie Swim Club” – five women in the water of life

THEATER REVIEW: “The Dixie Swim Club” – five women in the water of life

Once upon a time, in a faraway galaxy called Youth, five Southern teenaged girls were members of the same swim team, and apparently the camaraderie and group spirit was so binding that they agreed to meet every August for a long weekend at a beachside cottage on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Their story […]

 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. […]

 Caroline Anderson

Mayor takes on Rite Aid ‘blight’

Mayor takes on Rite Aid ‘blight’

The lot on the southeast corner of Manhattan Beach and Sepulveda boulevards has been vacant for the past six years.

 Caroline Anderson

Two South Bay politicians join county supervisor race

Two South Bay politicians join county supervisor race

Former Manhattan Beach Mayor Steve Napolitano and former Redondo Beach Mayor Mike Gin have declared they are entering the race to replace Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe, whose term ends in 2016.

 Caroline Anderson

Greenberg remembered as handful as child, driven as man

Greenberg remembered as handful as child, driven as man

On Monday, hundreds of people crowded the chapel at Hillside Memorial Park and Mortuary for the funeral of Harrison Greenberg, the oldest son of Skechers President Michael Greenberg.

 Caroline Anderson

Manhattan Beach Pier and aquarium to get makeover

Manhattan Beach Pier and aquarium to get makeover

The city council approved a consultant to design the rehabilitation of the Manhattan Beach Pier on April 7.

 Caroline Anderson

Son of Skechers president dead at 19

Son of Skechers president dead at 19

The son of Skechers President Michael Greenberg passed away April 6 at the age of 19