David Mendez

Staph infection sidelines Redondo Beach Councilman Brand

Staph infection sidelines Redondo Beach Councilman Brand

Ten days ago, Redondo Beach District 2 Councilman Bill Brand developed a swollen, red spot on the front of his leg. Had he treated it as if it were a simple spider-bite, he may very well have lost his leg. Or worse.

 Kevin Cody

Redondo Beach’s Sibbald lived for family, soccer

Redondo Beach’s Sibbald lived for family, soccer

Soccer player and construction worker Robert “Bobby” L. Sibbald, of Redondo Beach, died unexpectedly in his sleep, at his home on March 31. He was 46.

 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

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.

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach cracks down on noisy food trucks

Redondo Beach cracks down on noisy food trucks

By David Mendez Food truck operators within Redondo Beach will now have to keep their distance from the city’s schools, due to an action taken by the City Council. In a separate agenda item, the city also took action to crack down on food trucks playing loud music, with a focus on The Esplanade. Based on recommendations […]

 David Mendez

King Harbor Brewing Company’s anniversary a celebration of ‘hanging out’

King Harbor Brewing Company’s anniversary a celebration of ‘hanging out’

On Saturday, April 11, the first anniversary of King Harbor Brewing Company opening its doors, the company plans to push its tasting room out by the parking lot, turning it into a beer garden, hangout spot, and celebration of beer culture.

 Kevin Cody

Letters to the Editor: hotels and volleyball courts in Hermosa, Horvath vs. Nafissi in Redondo Beach

Letters to the Editor:  hotels and volleyball courts in Hermosa, Horvath vs. Nafissi in Redondo Beach

Redondo revenge Dear ER: Congratulations Redondo Beach You just messed up again by voting down the fun. Measure B was supposed to be a way for us Palos Verdians to set up a little home away from home. Us people from Palos Verdes like to do a little something called “slumming.” When we go slumming […]

 David Mendez

Mended Fences: Redondo Beach neighbors feud over cat’s death

By David Mendez All Linda Hopkins wanted for her beloved cat, Leo, was a modicum of sincerity in response to his death at the jaws of neighboring dogs. After weeks of tumult, she seems to have finally gotten her wish. Hopkins had just moved into her new home not far from Prospect Avenue and Beryl […]

 David Mendez

Kilroy takes Redondo Beach’s Key to the City, Emdee takes her Council seat

Kilroy takes Redondo Beach’s Key to the City, Emdee takes her Council seat

By David Mendez The Redondo Beach City Council said goodbye to now-former District 5 Councilman Matt Kilroy at Tuesday’s meeting, ending his eight year tenure sitting at the dais with a standing ovation and the Key to the City. His opponent in the city’s 2013 mayoral race, Mayor Steve Aspel, gave a glowing introduction to […]

 Kevin Cody

Letters 4/02/15

Letters 4/02/15

Money under the pillow Dear ER: I listened intently to the discussion at  the March 24 Hermosa Beach city council meeting regarding raising the Transient Occupancy Tax, or hotel tax  to increase city revenue. I heard something that night I’ve not heard before. The word hotel has gone from singular to plural .  Simply put, […]

 David Mendez

‘Tainted’ Redondo Beach campaign contributions complicate hotel plans near AES

‘Tainted’ Redondo Beach campaign contributions complicate hotel plans near AES

A developer is planning to build a new property less than a mile away from the AES power plant, site of the now-dead Harbor Village plan. Whether or not he will be able to move forward with the project depends on decisions to be made at the April 7 Redondo Beach City Council meeting. The […]

 David Mendez

After 28 years, a bad break closes Inge’s, the legendary Redondo Beach boutique

After 28 years, a bad break closes Inge’s, the legendary Redondo Beach boutique

Riviera Village fashion institution Inge’s has closed, ending a 28 year year love affair between Inge Jones and her loyal customers.

 Judy Rae

Letters to the Editor: in praise of CenterCal, against Legado, iPads in schools, and more… [March 26 edition]

Letters to the Editor: in praise of CenterCal, against Legado, iPads in schools, and more… [March 26 edition]

Together for good Dear ER: We all keep saying that CenterCal is only in it for the money, that they don’t care about the residents of Redondo and are only looking out for themselves. That often happens with developers, but if that were true in this case, why would CenterCal be spending so much money […]

 David Mendez

Aspel ‘Loves Redondo,’ tries to mend city’s rifts

Aspel ‘Loves Redondo,’ tries to mend city’s rifts

Redondo Beach Mayor Steve Aspel gave an optimistic State of the City Address, and Councilman Pat Aust was honored with a Lifetime Community Service Award.

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach Planning Commission sends Legado project back to drawing board

Redondo Beach Planning Commission sends Legado project back to drawing board

The proposed development at the corner of Palos Verdes Boulevard and Pacific Coast Highway in Redondo Beach receives a harsh hearing at the planning commission.

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