Yesterday, AES submitted 9,600 signatures in support of a rezoning of the Redondo Beach power plant site to accommodate 600 new residential units, 250 hotel rooms, and 85,000 square feet of commercial space. The Harbor Village Initiative was announced in July, and if it is approved by voters on the March 2015 ballot, the mixed use "village" will replace the power plant that has dominated the Redondo Beach waterfront for a century. Read more »
Pouring concrete Dear ER: Recently, a large chunk of concrete fell in the Pier’s underground parking structure. Curious, I took my camera down to the pier to take a look for myself and I was shocked. Regardless... Read more »
Jacob team riders from the 1950s through today gathered to honor Hap Jacobs last Thursday at Captain Kids. Jacobs will attend the Longboard Collector Club show at Dive N’ Surf on Saturday. Photo by Kevin Cody Read more »
Last week, developer CenterCal announced Westport Capital Partners LLC as a new capital investment partner in the Redondo Beach Waterfront Revitalization Project, which proposes bringing 523,732 square feet of new development to King Harbor. Westport largely invests... Read more »
For 14 years, Cindy Abbott suffered symptoms that were left untreated. Her vision was distorted, she had extreme fatigue, and there was blood in her urine.
"We can't figure out what's wrong with you," doctors told her. "Come back when your symptoms get worse." Read more »
Drilling down into oil safety Dear ER: I’ve known John Szot for years. We don’t often agree on what makes the world go ’round, but I’ve respected his intelligence, candor, and willingness to point out when the... Read more »
Debra Corwin tells everyone she knows to go to Africa. Driven by her love for animals, she has gone to the continent four times, visiting Tanzania, Kenya, Zimbabwe, and Rwanda to see gorillas, jaguars, rhinoceri, and elephants in the wild. Read more »
Mail call Dear ER: Your post office story is so true (Postal problems,” ER August 21, 2014). About five or six weeks ago, we did not received mail for three days. I asked some of my neighbors... Read more »
Inconsistencies in mail delivery at the United States Postal Service’s Redondo Beach office have resulted in businesses and residents of certain neighborhood blocks reporting that they have, at times, not received mail for up to four consecutive business days. Read more »
The Redondo Beach City Council has endorsed AES’ plan to replace its power plant with Harbor Village, a ballot initiative that proposes a 50-acre commercial, retail, and residential development that would bring 600 new single-family homes, 250 hotel rooms, and 85,000 square feet of commercial development to the waterfront power plant site.
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Peerless farmer’s market Dear ER: In coastal cities all over the world, from Nice, France to Santa Monica, California, there are bustling Farmer’s Markets in the heart of the town. Farmer’s Markets serve the everyday needs of... Read more »
For the first time, there is a viable, realistic solution to eliminate the power plant in Redondo Beach. The owner of this private property has a zoning proposal called the “Harbor Village Plan” that presents an approach that is both balanced and financially feasible. Read more »
Stories and photos by Phil Garner Television influences us in ways we don’t expect. When I was young there was an endless stream of variety shows. It seemed that everyone hosted one. Singers, comedians and even a... Read more »