This is the story of the profound influences that this 2-year community college had on my life. The memories flood the inner folds of my brain as I think back on those turbulent times on college campuses in the 1960s. It was crazy enough everywhere, but exceptionally so in the art departments. That is where I spent most of my time, as I pursued a dream career in the graphic design field.
He changed the topic to the Bukowski Library. “What do you think, guys? How ‘bout right over there?” while pointing at Berth 73. “Sure. Why not?” they said with little conviction. Vic left feeling most longies followed sports far more closely than literature, even the stories of a hometown wild man like Bukowski.
My little sister Norma “remembered” the incident through my telling of it, 40 years later. And sometimes I wondered if it was real, if I had dreamt it or if I made it up, to test her, her loyalty, like the faithful Tonto to the Lone Ranger, my younger sister to me (I, the middle daughter), and at that time, thankfully, the bigger.
Police have arrested a man in the shooting of a woman following a short standoff in North Redondo Beach. RBPD responded to a call reporting shots fired around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the 2500 block of Graham Avenue, immediately setting up containment. “One of our officers was able to make contact with the suspect, convincing […]
Redondo Beach Police have arrested a suspect in the stabbing assault of a man late last night near the Redondo Pier. Mickey Baldwin, 19 years old, of Redondo Beach, was arrested late Wednesday morning at a boat in the Redondo Beach Marina. “We were able to identify him through an interview with the victim, and based […]
Redondo Beach Police are searching for the suspect in the stabbing assault of a man late last night near the Redondo Pier. RBPD were called to 100 Avenue of the Arts at 11:20 p.m. Tuesday, responding to a call for assistance. When they arrived, they found an 18 t0 20 year old man being treated […]
It’s been three weeks, and Redondo Beach resident Emily Espinosa is still missing. Espinosa disappeared on Wednesday, July 22, around 8 a.m., shortly after her mother, Krista Valdez, dropped her off at Mira Costa High School, where Emily was attending summer school classes. Internet rumors speculate that Emily ran away from home to go […]
After seven years, Dr. Lisa Santora will end her tenure as the Chief Medical Officer at Beach Cities Health District at week’s end. Santora is taking a job as the Deputy Public Health Officer for Marin County. The drive, she said, is to relocate her children to a more natural environment — it’s part of […]
The City of Redondo Beach is growing far less than expected, the City Council learned at its August 4 meeting. The meeting, marked by the absences of council members Laura Emdee and Steve Sammarco, revolved almost entirely around a public hearing of the city’s Congestion Management Program. The city’s CMP is discussed annually, […]
Los Angeles County lifeguards and three local surfers were recognized for acts of ocean heroism during the past year at the annual Lifeguard Medal of Valor dinner, sponsored by the Redondo Beach Chamber of Commerce. Australia’s Victoria Lifeguard Team attended the dinner.
Architects like creative spaces, odd curves and alcoves that give a building character, while tenants generally prefer symmetrical squares and rectangles. The regular spaces make it easy to find furniture and to rearrange it at will, though the resulting business is more likely to look mathematical than artistic. Restaurants are like water, fitting into oddly […]
By David Mendez Reality television star and “Legal Diva” Loredana Nesci was found dead today in her North Redondo Beach home. Robert Reagan, her partner and father of the couple’s five-year-old child, was arrested at the scene and has been charged with murder. There are no other suspects, according to police. Redondo Beach Police officers responded […]
For the second time in less than a week, a potential Redondo Beach mixed-use development is on the road toward being denied by city decision-makers. At Tuesday’s Redondo Beach City Council meeting, a public hearing regarding the Cape Point project at 1914-1926 Pacific Coast Highway was continued by the council until next month, intended to […]
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department blew up an unusual package in Redondo Beach Tuesday afternoon, when a container marked as military surplus explosives was discovered in the water by Redondo Beach Harbor Patrol. The controlled detonation took place at about 1 p.m. The 18-inch square container was found around 10 a.m., about 200 yards offshore by Harbor Patrol, […]
For all their adherence to code and work with Redondo Beach’s planning department, the Legado Companies’ inability to build trust with its neighbors may cause its downfall, according to the Redondo Beach Planning Commission. On July 16, the commission moved forward with steps to deny the company’s proposed mixed-use project on 1700 South Pacific Coast […]