Ryan McDonald

Hermosa Beach Police Beat

Motorist arrested An intoxicated woman was arrested on suspicion of obstructing an officer in northeast Hermosa last week, after she allegedly almost ran over a skateboarder. On the evening of June 15, police received reports of a woman driving with part of her vehicle on the sidewalk, and nearly hitting a passing skateboarder, according to […]

 Ryan McDonald

Path on Hermosa Beach Greenbelt delayed for study

Path on Hermosa Beach Greenbelt delayed for study

Path on Greenbelt delayed for study

by Ryan McDonald A controversial proposal to install a path of decomposed granite along the Greenbelt in Hermosa Beach will be put off for further study, the City Council decided last week. The decision, by a 4-1 vote with Councilmember Carolyn Petty dissenting, appropriates $28,000, 10 percent of what was initially budgeted for the Greenbelt […]

 Ryan McDonald

Hermosa Beach Police Beat

Tree trimmers packing heat Two errant tree trimmers were arrested earlier this month after allegedly being found in possession of drugs and a stolen gun. The suspects had been hired to trim palm trees, but on June 4 about 2:30 p.m., they inadvertently arrived at the the 1200 block of Hermosa Avenue, a different location […]

 Ryan McDonald

Hermosa Beach About Town

  Crimes-against-elderly meeting The Hermosa Beach Community Police Advisory Board will give a presentation next week devoted to preventing crimes against elders. The meeting will take place at the at the Hermosa Beach Senior Activity Center at 710 Pier Ave. on Wednesday at 12 p.m. The presentation is expected to last 30 to 40 minutes. Summer celebration The Community […]

 Ryan McDonald

Car crashes into Hermosa Beach apartment complex

by Ryan McDonald A multi-car accident in Hermosa Beach Thursday morning ended with a car crashing into a ground-floor room of Pacific Coast Highway apartment building. No one was seriously hurt. The car, a white, four-door Chevy sedan, crashed head-first into the bedroom of one of the units at the Marina Bay Club Apartments on […]

 Ryan McDonald

Hermosa Beach wrestles with code enforcement

Hermosa Beach wrestles with code enforcement

by Ryan McDonald Some residents think Hermosa Beach enforces too many rules. Others think the city doesn’t enforce enough. Choosing when to be stern and when to use discretion is the tricky task the city has in front of it in the coming months. The City Council hosted a study session devoted to code enforcement […]

 Ryan McDonald

Hermosa Beach dedicates ‘hidden gem’ parkette spruced up by Eagle Scout

Hermosa Beach dedicates ‘hidden gem’ parkette spruced up by Eagle Scout

Hermosa Beach has more than two dozen parks.

  by Ryan McDonald Hermosa Beach has more than two dozen parks. Some, like Valley Park, are big enough to host a soccer game and a Shakespeare play at the same time. Others, smaller and less visible, rely on history for their charm. Sandhill Parkette, also known as Seawright Park, is firmly in the latter […]

 Judy Rae

Hermosa Beach – NIB

 Judy Rae

Hermosa Beach – NIB Opening Extension

 Judy Rae

Hermosa Beach – 17-1376 Repeal of Oil code

 Judy Rae

City of Hermosa Beach – Public Notice Landscaping Lighting

 Ryan McDonald

Hermosa Beach council okays cheaper for taxi franchises struggling to survive with Uber, Lyft

Hermosa Beach council okays cheaper for taxi franchises struggling to survive with Uber, Lyft

  by Ryan McDonald The Hermosa Beach City Council new agreements with taxicab companies last week, granting significantly lower franchise rates as a result of the challenges cabs are facing from ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft. The new agreements, which earned unanimous approval, are in effect for one year and give four Southern California […]

 Ryan McDonald

Hermosa Beach Police Beat

Ticket leads to soda-as-projectile In an apparent case of parking rage, a suspect allegedly hurled a container of soda at a parking control officer after receiving a ticket in North Hermosa last month. About noon on May 16, the officer was ticketing the suspect’s car, parked in the 200 block of 28th street, when the […]

 Kevin Cody

Hermosa, Manhattan, Redondo police carry torch for Special Olympics

Hermosa, Manhattan, Redondo police carry torch for Special Olympics

Police from Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach and Manhattan Beach ran through their respective cities carrying the Special Olympics Torch on Monday. Over 1,000 athletes will compete in the Special Olympics on Friday and Saturday, June 10 and 11 at California State University Long Beach

 Kevin Cody

Hermosa Beach Police’s electric motorcycle faster than a fleeing Corvette

Hermosa Beach Police’s electric motorcycle faster than a fleeing Corvette

The Hermosa Beach Police Department’s new , electric Zero motorcycle accelerates from zero to 60 miles per hour in under four seconds, which is faster than a Corvette. Because it is quiet and doesn’t pollute, the bike is also ideal for patrolling crowded areas, such as Pier Plaza and The Strand.

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