David Mendez

Mourners line up in droves for Chyna memorial service in Redondo Beach

Mourners line up in droves for Chyna memorial service in Redondo Beach

Anthony Alzando stood on the stage of the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center before an audience who came from around Los Angeles — and his first message was one of caution. “We’re not going to use the ‘f-word’ tonight — funeral,” Alzando said. “Tonight’s about friends, family and fans.” Hundreds of fans turned out in […]

 David Mendez

Bill would aid Redondo Beach in buying AES land

Bill would aid Redondo Beach in buying AES land

  by David Mendez A state legislature bill, currently working its way through the California Senate, might give Redondo Beach a chance to buy a portion of the AES power plant property using state funds. Assembly Bill 2444 was passed last week by the California State Assembly after adding language that would allow for the […]

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach Councilman Jeff Ginsburg to resign

Redondo Beach Councilman Jeff Ginsburg to resign

by David Mendez Redondo Beach Councilman Jeff Ginsburg announced his resignation at the end of a meeting of the Redondo Beach City Council on June 28, citing family reasons. “I have always considered family as the highest priority, and everything else secondary,” Ginsburg said, reading from a prepared statement. “As a result, I now realize […]

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach’s Voyager damaged, out of commission for months

Redondo Beach’s Voyager damaged, out of commission for months

by David Mendez The Voyager, a popular whale-watching boat and staple of Redondo Beach’s King Harbor, was damaged during a routine inspection, captain Craig Stanton confirmed Monday morning. Voyager was damaged as it was removed from the water during a scheduled U.S. Coast Guard inspection, Stanton said. The extent of the damage was still being determined, […]

 David Mendez

Riviera Triangle parking rates, hours to increase in Redondo Beach

Riviera Triangle parking rates, hours to increase in Redondo Beach

by David Mendez City Council Tuesday night authorized an increase of parking rates in a popular Riviera Village lot, as well as an extension of enforcement hours in the area. The increase comes at the end of the city’s fiscal year, as Redondo Beach looks for new ways to generate revenue. Some residents weren’t happy, […]

 David Mendez

Vehicle/motorcycle injury accident snarls Pacific Coast Highway

by David Mendez A collision between a motorcycle and a car backed up traffic on Pacific Coast Highway for blocks this morning. The incident occurred around 9:20 a.m. near the intersection of Herondo Street and Pacific Coast Highway. According to Redondo Beach Police Department Lt. Joe Hoffman, at least one person, a passenger on the […]

 David Mendez

Margo Bronstein sentenced to 3 years, 4 months for fatal 2014 crash in Redondo Beach

Margo Bronstein sentenced to 3 years, 4 months for fatal 2014 crash in Redondo Beach

  by David Mendez In Los Angeles Superior Court on Tuesday, Margo Bronstein was sentenced to three years and four months in prison following her plea of no contest to four counts of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence. By entering a no-contest plea to the four charges, Bronstein waived her right to a trial and […]

 Brad Jacobson

A Basq Kitchen Celebrates Its One Year Anniversary in Redondo Beach [VIDEO]

A Basq Kitchen Celebrates Its One Year Anniversary in Redondo Beach [VIDEO]

A Basq Kitchen in Redondo Beach celebrate its one year anniversary on June 6 at the popular, unusual restaurant, located on the Redondo Beach International Boardwalk. The celebration included a special dance performance by Garden Bat, a traditional Basq dancing group. Civic Couch was there documenting the event.

 David Mendez

Making waves: CenterCal’s latest vision for the Redondo Waterfront

by David Mendez Details have finally been made fully public regarding the exact plan of The Waterfront project, the public-private venture which intends to vastly remake and revitalize the Redondo Beach harbor and pier area. The future of a number of International Boardwalk tenants, as well as the fate of the Sportfishing Pier, have become […]

 David Mendez

Police find suspect in fatal North Redondo Beach shooting

Police find suspect in fatal North Redondo Beach shooting

by David Mendez Redondo Beach police have arrested a suspect in Thursday’s North Redondo Beach shooting that killed one person and injured another. Erik Martinez, 19, was arrested Friday night in Long Beach. According to police, investigators saw Martinez in the area of Daisy Avenue and Tenth Street and, with the help of the Long […]

 David Mendez

One person killed, one hurt, in North Redondo shooting

by David Mendez One person was killed, and a second was injured, in a shooting near the intersection of Marine Boulevard and Inglewood Avenue. According to preliminary reports from Redondo Beach police, two people were using the crosswalk at the intersection when an altercation developed. A third attempted to intervene, when one of the subjects […]

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach City Council shrinks, passes Legado project

Redondo Beach City Council shrinks, passes Legado project

  by David Mendez The main event began at 6:23 p.m. on June 14, but the final bell didn’t sound until the early hours of the next morning. At 1:40 a.m., nearly eight hours after its meeting began, the Redondo Beach City Council chose to approve the development of a 115-unit residential apartment, 23,800 commercial […]

 Judy Rae

Beach Boating – Yacht Clubs Celebrate Opening Day

Beach Boating – Yacht Clubs Celebrate Opening Day

Yacht club opening days began on the East Coast to celebrate the day the waterways began to melt.

 Judy Rae

Beach Honors – South Bay Medal of Valor

Beach Honors – South Bay Medal of Valor

42nd Annual South Bay Medal of Valor Luncheon

 Kevin Cody

Luhrsen wins South Bay Boardrider Big Wave Challenge at Redondo Breakwall

Luhrsen wins South Bay Boardrider Big Wave Challenge at Redondo Breakwall

Angelo Luhrsen and his number one surf bro and fellow big wave charger Connor Beatty could not decide whether to paddle out or not. The Redondo Breakwall was macking. The other Breakwall locals were sitting on the wall, watching. Spectators were gathered on the beach next to the Chart House, drawn by the Thursday, January 7 forecast for the biggest Southern California swell in over a decade.