Earlier this year they were like travelers with tickets in their hands but with no place to go. Nonetheless, they were pooling their resources and eventually wishful thinking became reality. And so they’ve arrived – at Destination:... Read more »
Assembled and ready Last week you elected me to represent the South Bay in the California State Assembly. Thank you so much for this honor. If you were one of my supporters, thank you for your vote... Read more »
John Parsons was granted his dying wish on Tuesday night. , Redondo's city council unanimously voted to approve a public art ordinance that will provide 1 percent of all capital improvement and private development projects to go towards public art funding. Read more »
“Don’t play the saxophone, let it play you,” jazz legend Charlie Parker famously observed. Parker is one of 14-year old Redondo Union High saxophonist Carly Stock’s idols. Stock’s mother lisa, a singer, and her dad Bill, a... Read more »
THE CAMPAIGN PAST What I find most discouraging about the November 4 election is that negative campaigning won. There is a landfill out there filled with David Hadley’s misleading campaign materials that filled my mailbox daily. The... Read more »
A South Redondo Beach woman who was the victim of a kidnapping and alleged attempted murder/suicide last month that left the perpetrator dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound wants to set the record straight.
“Timothy had full-intent and plans to murder me that day,” the 22-year-old victim wrote in an email to various news outlets. “Words cannot begin to explain the horrific and terrifying trauma I experienced that day, and am continuing to cope with.” Read more »
Artist and prominent legal assistant Barbara Schaefer passed away recently from breast cancer. The Redondo Beach resident was 69. A memorial casting of flowers on the water will be held Saturday, November 15 at 22nd Street in Hermosa, followed by a gathering at her home. Read more »
Woman’s Club of Redondo Beach President Sheila Kutkus and First Vice President Janice Petrosino are raising money to replace the redwood roof on the foundation’s 1922 historic clubhouse on South Broadway. Woman’s Club of Redondo Beach President Sheila Kutkus and First Vice President Janice Petrosino are raising money to replace the redwood roof on the foundation’s 1922 historic clubhouse on South Broadway. Read more »
Tucker’d out Dear ER: Since the newly Hermosa Beach city council members began their tenure, has a council meeting ended before midnight? The last council meeting went to 1 a.m., arguing over language that the city attorney... Read more »
They’re not exactly duking it out in the ring or on the field, but this weekend the drama departments of Mira Costa High School and Redondo Union High School are opening new plays. Both of them begin... Read more »
Journalist Michael Scott Moore was freed last month after being held captive in Somalia for almost three years by armed abductors.
Moore, 45, who grew up in Redondo Beach and graduated from Mira Costa High School in Manhattan Beach, had traveled to Somalia to report on Somali pirates in preparation for a book on the subject. Friends say Moore is in good health, and he is currently keeping a low profile, recuperating at his apartment in Berlin. Read more »