Paul Teetor

Redondo hoops squad overcomes Crossroads, Shareef O’Neal in a CIF thriller

Redondo hoops squad overcomes Crossroads, Shareef O’Neal in a CIF thriller

by Paul Teetor Jailen Moore had already swished in five three-pointers, but when the Redondo senior guard threw up a wild shot that banked in for yet another trifecta mid-way through the third quarter he got that special feeling that he was in the zone. “I figured it was my night, so I might as […]

 Eddie Solt

BEER BROS: Brouwerij West, #whenwillyouactuallyopen to one year anniversary celebration

BEER BROS: Brouwerij West, #whenwillyouactuallyopen to one year anniversary celebration

by Ed Solt Craft beer creativity doesn’t just happen in the fermenter. The colorful labels on bottles and cans make bottle shops an adult Willy Wonka’s factory. On a grander scale, a brewery’s creativity can be seen in the tasting room, most commonly a repurposed factory or warehouse. Three years ago, in San Pedro, brewer […]

 Kevin Cody

Mira Costa girls take fight to the mat and the pitch

Mira Costa girls take fight to the mat and the pitch

Female athletes at Mira Costa High School are making their own marks for gender equality in the traditionally male sports of rugby and wrestling.

 Randy Angel

Mira Costa, Redondo open CIF boys soccer playoffs with wins

Mira Costa, Redondo open CIF boys soccer playoffs with wins

By Randy Angel Bay League champion Redondo escaped with a narrow victory in what turned out to be a close first round of competition for local teams in the CIF-Southern Section Division 1 playoffs. AFter Noah Ristovich scored in the first half, Adam Yorke’s late goal gave Redondo a 2-1 victory over visiting Harvard-Westlake. Redondo […]

 David Mendez

Loewenstein’s focus on quality of life

Loewenstein’s focus on quality of life

by David Mendez Todd Loewenstein’s no stranger to infrastructure. The District 2 City Council candidate, campaigning to replace Bill Brand, served two terms, from 2005 to 2013, on the Redondo Beach Unified School District’s Board of Education. He was on the board that constructed the Measure Q school bond, passed in 2012, which established $63 […]

 Ryan McDonald

In Manhattan Beach council race, Montgomery running on knowing when to save, when to invest

by Ryan McDonald Richard Montgomery is proud of his record of financial stewardship, having previously served on the Manhattan Beach City Council during the 2008 financial crisis. He said that hard financial decisions at the time meant cuts to essential city services were not necessary down the road. That austerity mindset, however, needed some flexibility. […]

 Ryan McDonald

Manhattan Beach Gelson’s project to return to Planning Commission

by Ryan McDonald   Citing an outpouring of public interest in the project and unanswered questions, the Manhattan Beach Planning Commission voted last week to delay a decision on whether to approve a proposed Gelson’s Market along Sepulveda Boulevard. Staff had recommended conditionally approving a master use permit for the lot running along Sepulveda between […]

 Randy Angel

Costa girls basketball team advances to second round

Costa girls basketball team advances to second round

By Randy Angel Mira Costa’s girls basketball team carried the momentum of winning a share of the Bay League title in the regular-season finale into the postseason, running by visiting Edison 61-33 in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division 1A playoffs. Allie Navarette scored 16 points, Kelli Toyooka added 11 points and Halle […]

 Randy Angel

Redondo girls water polo routs Hillcrest in first round

Redondo girls water polo routs Hillcrest in first round

By Randy Angel Second-seeded Redondo had little trouble advancing to the quarterfinals of the CIF-Southern Section Division 3 playoffs throttling visiting Hillcrest 16-3 on Wednesday. “I thought my team performed very well against Hillcrest,” Redondo coach Shelby Haroldson said. “We came out with lots of intensity and ready to start the playoff season. I think […]

 Judy Rae

Letters to the Editor 2-16-17

Pier perspective Dear ER: My compliments to Richard Foss for his talk on the history of dining in Hermosa Beach at the Hermosa Beach Historical Society’s Happy Hour with History last week. It was a trip down memory lane, but I guess that’s what the Historical Society is all about. Bill’s Tacos saved me when […]

 Judy Rae

South Bay Community Calendar 2-16-2017

  Thursday, February 16 Bingo! The Hermosa Five-0 Senior Center hosts an evening of Bingo with special needs youth through the Friendship Foundation. 4:30-6 p.m. Food and prizes. 710 Pier Ave. Saturday, February 18 Medicare 101 Are you turning 65, preparing for retirement or already on Medicare? Learn about original Medicare, Medicare Advantage, prescription drug […]

 David Mendez

Eyes on Redondo: Anonymous Facebook attacks enter the electoral fray in Redondo Beach

Eyes on Redondo: Anonymous Facebook attacks enter the electoral fray in Redondo Beach

by David Mendez Martha Barbee was in shock. Her eyes were wide, her hands clenched, and her voice was shaking. Her worst fears, those she believed to be long buried, were resurfacing. The past months of campaign season in Redondo Beach had been trying for the sitting councilwoman and candidate who prizes civility and respect. […]

 Eddie Solt

BEER BROS: Drumming up a brew, Absolution Brewing collaborates with Jane’s Addiction’s Stephen Perkins

BEER BROS: Drumming up a brew, Absolution Brewing collaborates with Jane’s Addiction’s Stephen Perkins

by Ed Solt Each sip of a collaboration beer reminds us why we chose to support independent brewing. Craft beer enlightens the palate and is fun. With no grey flannel suits to be accountable to, our local brewers are free to collaborate with other breweries, as well as with an endorser, to produce a signature […]

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, football, running, beach volleyball and more

  Football: Open to all 7th and 8th grade student/athletes in all sports, Redondo Union High School will be holding two Sea Hawk 12th Man Youth Speed and Strength Camps. Held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-7 p.m., the camps take place Jan. 31 – Feb. 23 and March 7-30 and are run by  head coach […]

 Ryan McDonald

Hermosa Beach City Council backs homelessness measure

by Ryan McDonald The Hermosa Beach City Council unanimously endorsed Measure H, a county-wide sales tax proposal to fund services for the homeless, at its Tuesday night meeting. If passed, Meausre H would add a quarter cent to the existing sales tax rate. Hermosa Beach’s rate currently stands at 8.75 percent, and would rise to […]

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