The complementary worlds of stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) and yoga will join forces on October 12 at the second annual Beyond the Shore Paddlefest. The highest-profile activity among many others -- including a 4.4 mile paddleboard race, slackline yoga with “yoga-lebrity” Heather T. Leo over the lagoon, a 20-foot suspended aerial yoga demonstration, and local live reggae music -- will be an attempt to set the Guinness World Record for the largest stand-up paddleboard yoga class.
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Old school schooling Dear Editor: In response to a letter from Chris Miller (“Built it and they came,” ER Letters, September 25, 2014) would like to clarify how the Hermosa Beach Community Center is being used today... Read more »
High school seniors and their families now have something more to celebrate on graduation day. Parking close to Redondo Union High School will now be more convenient one day out of the year, with exemptions made to permit parking restricted areas nearby the school on the day of commencement. Read more »
It takes a village Dear Easy Reader: While it is a bit overwhelming and for sure faltering to be recognized in such a large way publically for the work one does for their community, it can also... Read more »
A homeless man attempted to shoot a Redondo Beach police officer Monday evening with a homemade 12-gauge shotgun. The suspect, 38-year-old Norman Wallsh, was sleeping in the bushes on Carnegie Lane near Rindge Lane, a residential area in Redondo Beach, when the officer approached him after receiving a call. Read more »
Zero base reasoning Dear ER: The simple question I asked myself when looking into the move of the Hermosa Beach Farmers Market is, “If we started the market today, where would we put it?” The answer seems... Read more »
Neighborhood Grinds coffee shop on Artesia Boulevard was, by many customer accounts, busy and thriving. So it surprised locals last week, when they made their regular swing by the North Redondo spot, to find the shop’s doors locked and an eviction notice on the window. Read more »
I had heard that a Kincaid's on the Redondo Beach pier had new chef named Armen Jedhelian and he was adding interesting items to the specials menu. One evening when life was hectic and some chill-out time with seafood and a glass of wine was in order, my wife and I decided to see if the new guy was making a difference. Read more »
Woodys, station wagons, bitchin’ old boards, and vintage surf paraphernalia were swapped, shopped, and shown off at Dive N’ Surf last Saturday for the Longboard Collector’s Club hosted Vintage Surfboard Swap Meet.
“It was a great event,” said local longboard ace Mike Siordia. “I’m launching my own fin company, Stateside Fins, and it was nice to check out the different fins for inspiration.” Read more »
Yesterday, AES submitted 9,600 signatures in support of a rezoning of the Redondo Beach power plant site to accommodate 600 new residential units, 250 hotel rooms, and 85,000 square feet of commercial space. The Harbor Village Initiative was announced in July, and if it is approved by voters on the March 2015 ballot, the mixed use "village" will replace the power plant that has dominated the Redondo Beach waterfront for a century. Read more »
Pouring concrete Dear ER: Recently, a large chunk of concrete fell in the Pier’s underground parking structure. Curious, I took my camera down to the pier to take a look for myself and I was shocked. Regardless... Read more »
Jacob team riders from the 1950s through today gathered to honor Hap Jacobs last Thursday at Captain Kids. Jacobs will attend the Longboard Collector Club show at Dive N’ Surf on Saturday. Photo by Kevin Cody Read more »
Last week, developer CenterCal announced Westport Capital Partners LLC as a new capital investment partner in the Redondo Beach Waterfront Revitalization Project, which proposes bringing 523,732 square feet of new development to King Harbor. Westport largely invests... Read more »
For 14 years, Cindy Abbott suffered symptoms that were left untreated. Her vision was distorted, she had extreme fatigue, and there was blood in her urine.
"We can't figure out what's wrong with you," doctors told her. "Come back when your symptoms get worse." Read more »