by David Mendez David Poirier has spent the past 20 years of his life working in and around the water, aiding boaters and swimmers and saving lives as both a lifeguard and a harbor patrol officer. But last May, he endured the most difficult rescue of his career, in a late-night challenge against a […]
Manhattan Beach resident James Pringle was returning home from dinner with friends Thursday evening when he glanced in his rear view mirror and saw a white SUV about to plow into him. The SUV was being pursued by police cars with red lights flashing and sirens blaring.
“He was going so fast, I knew he was going to hit me. Luckily, he swerved and just clipped me. Then he swerved again and hit another car. Then he crashed into the mattress store,” Pringle said.
by David Mendez The Redondo Beach Unified School District Board of Education on Tuesday night addressed concerns over Heritage Pointe Senior Apartments, the recently-embattled complex that occupies district-owned land. R.J. Miller, a representative for the Foundation for Affordable Housing, Heritage Pointe’s owner and the lessee of the District’s land, was in attendance to issue […]
Every day, Dash Michaels counts his blessings. At least five days each week, Michaels, 60, heads to the Beach Cities Health District’s Center for Health and Fitness. There, he goes and visits his friends – trainers, staff, people he’s worked out with for years. “I’ll walk in at the end of my day – I might […]
by David Mendez The Redondo Beach Unified School Board voted unanimously to approve $100,000 in emergency funding to remove more than a dozen trees on the campuses of Franklin Elementary and Parras Middle schools, following incidents caused by strong, tree-felling winds. However, in balking at the high price tag invoiced by their tree-cutting vendor, […]