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.

 David Mendez

Redondo election roundup: Measure B’s failure spurs task force

Redondo election roundup: Measure B’s failure spurs task force

Meanwhile, District 3 runoff rivals Christian Anthony Horvath and Candace Allen Nafissi consider strategy Two weeks after what had the potential to be a literally landscape-changing election, little has changed cosmetically in Redondo Beach. The power plant’s future is still up in the air; citizens are still concerned about the state of waterfront development; and […]

 David Mendez

Traffic worries spur Legado Redondo battle

Traffic worries spur Legado Redondo battle

As the fervor fades over the development proposed in the city’s recent election, a low rumble is beginning to pick up at the corner of Pacific Coast Highway and Palos Verdes Boulevard. There, resident concerns are growing over the potential construction of a new mixed-use development at a 4.3 acre site at the southeast corner […]

 Kevin Cody

Letters 3/19/15

Letters 3/19/15

The schools’ year Dear ER: Now that we do not have to worry about oil drilling in Hermosa Beach, we need to focus on our schools. Beautiful vistas are not the only draw for Hermosa Beach. Our fine schools draw people here, raise our housing values and contribute to the well being of the community. […]

 Brad Jacobson

Tap Into South Bay Brewing – The Process of Brewing Beer

Tap Into South Bay Brewing – The Process of Brewing Beer

The South Bay is home to the most vibrant brewing scene anywhere in the nation outside craft beer’s original epicenter, San Diego, with seven breweries launching in the last few years. Each local brewery is producing beer of the very highest quality so we wanted to take a look into the actual brewing process. The […]

 David Mendez

Redondo Councilman Kilroy stands for street surfaces

During March 17’s Redondo Beach City Council meeting, District 5 Councilman Matt Kilroy took a last stand to repave the roads of his district during what was his final regular meeting as a member of Redondo’s Council — and he was denied by his fellow councilmembers. Kilroy, who has reached his term limit and is […]

 David Mendez

Adams students ‘beat the textbook’

Adams students ‘beat the textbook’

It’s presentation day in John Koncki’s sixth grade social studies class. While a few students have opted to work with longtime class project staples, like construction paper, cardboard and a whole lot of glue, those like Akash Pulinthanathu have decided to step outside the box. “My presentation has three parts to it,” he says, dragging […]

 Kevin Cody

Letters 3/12/15

Letters 3/12/15

Back together again Dear ER: As a leader of a spiritual community in Hermosa Beach, I have worked hard for the past 18 months to keep St. Cross apolitical in the debate on Hermosa Beach Measure O. What has struck me most deeply as a citizen and leader of St. Cross is wondering what will […]

 David Mendez

Edison grilled over power lines, outages

Edison grilled over power lines, outages

The Redondo Beach City Council confronted Southern California Edison regarding a recent power failure and made an effort to figure out just what SCE plans to do with the transmission lines that stretch to the AES Redondo generating plant — only to be rebuffed by SCE’s spokespeople. It was a coincidence that SCE regional manager […]

 Richard Foss

Baja California Fish Tacos conquers the corner of doom

Baja California Fish Tacos conquers the corner of doom

If you drive by the northwest corner of Inglewood and Artesia, you’re likely to see something that is remarkable: a restaurant with a full parking lot. This might not be unusual in most locations, but this has been a spectacularly bad place to open a restaurant – there have been five of them, all serving […]

 Easy Reader Staff

No on B wins, rejecting AES’ bid to replace its Redondo Beach power plant with mixed-use development

No on B wins, rejecting AES’ bid to replace its Redondo Beach power plant with mixed-use development

Measure B, which proposed replacing the AES power plant with a mixed use development, appears to have been defeated as 51 percent of voters rejected it.

 David Mendez

Nafissi and Horvath face District 3 runoff

Nafissi and Horvath face District 3 runoff

Christian Anthony Horvath and Candace Allen Nafissi will square off in a District 3 runoff.

 David Mendez

AES’s wallet dwarfs R4’s, but doesn’t dominate its grassroots spirit

Since the submission of the Harbor Village plan and the Measure B ballot initiative, opponents of AES’s effort to rezone the land under the Redondo Generating Station knew that they were in for an uphill battle. But the figures from the latest campaign funding statements outpace what anyone might have projected, even given the more […]