Brad Jacobson

This isn’t your father’s El Gringo! (video)

This isn’t your father’s El Gringo! (video)

El Gringo Mexican Restaurant in El Segundo This isn’t your father’s El Gringo! New look and full bar for the El Segundo branch. Lots of new menu items to go with old favorites–love the black bean and corn enchiladas! Civic Couch visits El Gringo in El Segundo with owner Bill Graw. Be sure to give […]

 Tony Cordi

El Segundo’s home turnover rate half the national average

by Tony Cordi Shake Shack in El Segundo opened up to very long lines a couple of weeks ago.  This auspicious start for the new Apollo Landing development is yet another example of the increasing diversification of the business base in El Segundo.There have been substantial investments made in development projects over the past few […]

 Kevin Cody

Cancer cure ‘not a pipe dream,’ Soon Shiong says at El Segundo awards dinner

Cancer cure ‘not a pipe dream,’  Soon Shiong says at El Segundo awards dinner

“Every individual is born with cells that kill cancer. We have discovered that cell, what we call natural killer cells. Imagine if we could target natural killer cells to track down and literally explode cancer in the pancreas, brain or any other cancer target. This is not a pipe dream,” said Patrick Soon Shiong.

 Special Contributor

Girls Who Code builds knowledge, sisterhood among STEM students

  by Lauren Kim Girls Who Code is working to close the gender gap in STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). Despite the increasing reliance on technology, the gender gap has been growing over the past 20 years. The seven week, summer immersion course is hosted by AT&T in El Segundo. The students range […]

 Tony Cordi

Business & Beaches: El Segundo: the Little City that Did

El Segundo on the rise

 Kevin Cody

El Segundo Olympic caliber pool to serve students, community

El Segundo Olympic caliber pool to serve students, community

For decades, South Bay swimmers dreamt of a local, Olympic caliber swim stadium. That dream was realized two weeks ago when the City of El Segundo and the Wiseburn School District broke ground on the El Segundo Aquatics Center. The center’s 53 meter, Olympic-sized pool will be flanked by 500 stadium seats.

 Kevin Cody

Oil spill contained off of El Segundo

Oil spill contained off of El Segundo

An estimated one barrel of light gas oil spilled from an oil tanker anchored 1.5 miles off of El Segundo Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. The leak came from a flange connecting the ship to a sub-sea line that transports oil to the Chevron refinery in El Segundo.

 Brad Jacobson

Los Angeles D-Fenders, Great Entertainment in El Segundo. (Video)

Los Angeles D-Fenders, Great Entertainment in El Segundo. (Video)

They’ve got championship banners on the wall, retired Laker jerseys, Laker girls dancing… you’d think you were at Staples center but you’re actually in El Segundo at a D-Fenders game. The Los Angeles D-Fenders are the official minor league team of the Los Angeles Lakers and they play here in our backyard. We interview current […]

 Randy Angel

International teams arrive for youth baseball tournament

International teams arrive for youth baseball tournament

By Randy Angel Riding on the heels of the World Baseball Classic, Beach City Baseball Academy will be hosting its own international competition Saturday and Sunday April 1-2 at fields in El Segundo and Manhattan Beach. Eighteen players from Japan’s Team Kitasuna and 12 from the German National Team will have the opportunity to experience […]

 Brad Jacobson

El Segundo’s Candy Cane Lane (video)

El Segundo’s Candy Cane Lane (video)

El Segundo’s Candy Cane Lane, an annual display of holiday lights and community tradition. Candy Cane Lane consist of 26 houses on the 1200 block of East Acacia Avenue who come together to provide children of all ages a wonderful place to enjoy the holidays. This holiday tradition started in 1949. It is open to […]

 Mark McDermott

Motors + Art + Music: How South Bay Customs became the coolest place in the coolest town in the South Bay

Motors + Art + Music: How South Bay Customs became the coolest place in the coolest town in the South Bay

by Mark McDermott Every night during the dog days of the summer of 2007, a gunmetal grey 1950 Chevrolet pickup truck roamed slowly through the streets of Smoky Hollow. A long, tall, razor thin dark-haired man sat behind the wheel, surveying the buildings in El Segundo’s rundown warehouse district.   Michael Schreiber was looking for […]

 Kevin Cody

Lakers, UCLA enter partnership, Walton praises young team

The Los Angeles Lakers and UCLA Health announced their partnership in the Lakers’ new, two-story, 120,000 square foot training facility Wednesday morning, during a construction site press conference. New coach Luke Walton took the opportunity to praise number two draft pick Brandon Ingram and 7-foot-2 rookie center Ivica Zubac, of Croatia.

 Judy Rae

Beach Charity – ED! Gala

Beach Charity – ED! Gala

The annual El Segundo Education Foundation Gala attracted more than 750 people and raised a new Ed! Gala record of $210,000.

 Mark McDermott

Brann, Boyles, Pirsztuk elected to El Segundo City Council

by Mark McDermott El Segundo will have a vastly new City Council after three new councilmembers were elected Tuesday night and both incumbents on the ballot suffered defeat. But both incumbents, Marie Fellhauer and Dave Atkinson, took solace in the fact that a ballot measure each helped put in motion in order to address sagging […]

 Mark McDermott

Five candidates compete in El Segundo City Council election

Five candidates compete in El Segundo City Council election

by Mark McDermott   Near the end of an El Segundo City Council candidate forum hosted by the League of Women Voters Monday night, one of the candidates made a remark unusual in the rough and tumble that so frequently dominates American political discourse. Don Brann said that voters have a tough choice because the […]

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