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.

 David Mendez

Measure K cleans up at Redondo Beach polls

Measure K cleans up at Redondo Beach polls

  by David Mendez For decades, Patterson Elementary School has sat as a shell of its former self. The former school has hosted city and county employees as well as the students of a charter school since its closure in 1981. But with the sweeping passage of Measure K, the site that has twice been […]

 David Mendez

Hahn, Napolitano to face off in General Election

Hahn, Napolitano to face off in General Election

  By David Mendez Congresswoman Janice Hahn and Steve Napolitano will continue their campaigns for Don Knabe’s Fourth District seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors following the results of the June 7 Primary Election. Hahn, current representative to California’s 44th district and daughter of longtime supervisorial stalwart Kenneth Hahn, took 47.3 percent […]

 David Mendez

Roger Clinton arrested in Redondo Beach on suspicion of DUI

Roger Clinton arrested in Redondo Beach on suspicion of DUI

by David Mendez Roger Clinton, brother of President Bill Clinton, was arrested in Redondo Beach yesterday on suspicion of driving under the influence. According to the Redondo Beach Police Department, a citizen called police around round 7:20 p.m. on June 5 to report a possible drunk driver headed south on Pacific Coast Highway, and stayed […]

 David Mendez

Redondo & Manhattan Beach officers honored for duty at Medal of Valor ceremony

  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 […]

 Kevin Cody

Police chase ends when stolen car crashes into Manhattan Beach mattress store

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.

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach donates to RUHS programs

  by David Mendez Redondo Union High School was the beneficiary of broken laws this week, as the City of Redondo Beach made significant donations to RUHS programs during its May 17 City Council meeting. Redondo Union’s Teen Court, Theatre Arts and Athletics programs are all receiving a boost thanks to money won from civil […]

 David Mendez

Redondo Mayor Aspel vetoes motion to open Waterfront developer’s books

by David Mendez Mayor Steve Aspel vetoed a motion by District 2 city councilman Steve Sammarco to publicly review the financial information of potential Waterfront project developer CenterCal Properties and their financing partners, Westport Capital LLC. The motion came at the end of an otherwise placid meeting of the City Council Tuesday night. “I’d expect […]