Kevin Cody

Japanese pros challenge locals at SB Boardriders Jack’s contest in Manhattan Beach

Japanese pros challenge locals at SB Boardriders Jack’s contest in Manhattan Beach

Chris Michalak barely fended off three fellow World Surf League pros from Japan to win the open men’s division at the SB Boardriders Club Jack’s Surf contest in Manattan Beach

 Kevin Cody

Nancy Reviczky was longtime Hermosa activist

Nancy Reviczky was longtime Hermosa activist

Longtime Hermosa Beach activist Nancy Paulette Reviczky passed away peacefully surrounded by her husband and family on Thursday March 16 at the age of 66. She had battled Type 1 Diabetes since the age of seven. Her husband of 29 years was former Hermosa Beach Mayor and Council member J.R. Reviczky.

 Randy Angel

Jr. Kings win Southern California title; will play for state championship in San Jose

Jr. Kings win Southern California title; will play for state championship in San Jose

By Randy Angel While learning the fundamentals of hockey, the young members of the Jr. Kings Squirt B2 team are also discovering the importance of teamwork and how it transpires into winning. After finishing with the best record among 28 teams in the Southern California Amateur Hockey Association, the 8-10 year-olds won the Southern California […]

 Kevin Cody

Music community mourns passing of Manhattan Beach’s Ben Beverly

Music community mourns passing of Manhattan Beach’s Ben Beverly

Manhattan Beach native and former Mira Costa High School football player (class of ‘96) Ben Beverly passed away Friday at his Highland Avenue home. Beverly was well known in the South Bay music community for his work with Pennywise and Jack Johnson’s label Brushfire Records. He was equally well known as one of the South Bay’s most genuine, kind-hearted and vibrant characters, according to lifelong friend Aaron Osten.

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach faces lawsuits on all sides following Measure C passage

Redondo Beach faces lawsuits on all sides following Measure C passage

by David Mendez Following the March 7 passage of Measure C, the City of Redondo Beach is being sued on all sides over the fate of the Redondo Beach waterfront and CenterCal’s proposed $400 million, 523,939 square foot revitalization project. On Wednesday, March 22, at Samba Brazilian Steakhouse, Rescue Our Waterfront leaders Martin Holmes and Wayne […]

 Richard Foss

Execution over experimentation

Brio Coastal Bar & Kitchen eschews high concept for simply doing things well

I watch the restaurant mix at the Del Amo mall with interest, and lately have been trying to figure out the logic behind who moves in. There’s a heap of money to be made or lost there, so both landlord and tenant have an interest in getting things right. When I saw a sign announcing […]

 Eddie Solt

Hippy Tree Presents: A Moment Longer featuring Tommy Witt [VIDEO]

Hippy Tree Presents: A Moment Longer featuring Tommy Witt [VIDEO]

Last spring Tommy Witt and filmmaker Evan Adamson took a trip to visit their amigo Benny Geren down south, where they were welcomed with warm waves, friendly faces, and spring vibes. After getting lost in the fun, time flew by and they were left wishing the trip had lasted just a moment longer… HippyTree, the […]

 Ryan McDonald

Planning for Hermosa Beach’s North School continues

by Ryan McDonald Plans for the latest addition to the Hermosa Beach City School District are progressing toward reality, with the district juggling neighborhood concerns while opening to complete construction in time for the start of the 2019-20 school year. A series of district and school board meetings this month demonstrated ongoing resident concern with […]

 Ryan McDonald

Hermosa Beach Police Beat

Phone taken in robbery Multiple suspects attacked a person in South Hermosa earlier this month, taking a cell phone before assaulting the victim. The robbery occurred in the 800 block of Hermosa Avenue in the early morning of March 9, police said. The suspects approached and threatened the victim, demanding the cell phone. No further […]

 Richard Foss

Hanging on at the Hangar Inn

Sixty years of serving burgers and beer on Aviation Boulevard

I think I was about five or six years old when I first noticed the fake crashed airplane on the roof of the Hangar Inn. I wanted to go see it more closely, but my parents resisted; this was not, they insisted, a place that I would like. They might have been wrong. I would […]

 Mark McDermott

Manhattan Beach police seek help finding missing person

Manhattan Beach police seek help finding missing person

The Manhattan Beach Police Department is seeking help in locating Ann Shenkler. According to an MBPD press release, Shenkler went missing, apparently voluntarily, on March 15. She was reported missing to the Manhattan Beach Police Department on March 21. According to police reports, she mailed her car key and storage unit key to friends prior to when […]

 Judy Rae

South Bay Community Calendar 3-23-2017

Thursday, March 23 Skate girl Cindy Whitehead, Skateboarding Hall of Fame inductee and author of It’s Not About Pretty comes to {pages} bookstore. It’s Not About Pretty showcases the female empowerment skateboarding brings to girls and women, alike. The book reminds us that girls are not just pretty faces. These girls are RAD. Author Cindy […]

 David Mendez

Lagoon mechanical issues may halt Redondo fireworks

Lagoon mechanical issues may halt Redondo fireworks

  by David Mendez Redondo Beach’s traditional Seaside Lagoon Fourth of July celebration may be in jeopardy, thanks to ongoing water quality issues and recent mechanical failures with the Seaside Lagoon’s pumping system. On March 13, the Redondo Beach City Council had to choose between four options for a Fourth of July fireworks show: Running […]

 Richard Foss

A La Carte – Dining News For 23 March 2017

One Louisiana Restaurant Closed, Another Opening, Cookie Bakery Coming, Wine and Whisky Events, and More...

            One Louisiana Restaurant Down, One Resurrected… After ten years in business, Hermosa’s New Orleans Cajun & Creole Cuisine closed after negotiations to extend their lease were unsuccessful. I have heard that a “bistro” has their eye on the space, though whether we’re talking traditional French or something modern remains to be seen. Meanwhile up […]

 David Mendez

Redondo renewable energy study passes despite split vote

Redondo renewable energy study passes despite split vote

  by David Mendez Two years ago, the Redondo Beach City Council moved to explore joining a joint-powers agreement that would, literally, join the city’s electrical power together with that of neighboring cities. In the process, Redondo Beach would push toward using renewable energy sources. At the Council’s March 21 meeting, plans to further explore […]

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