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Redondo High band director Vizcarra champions careers of young musicians

Redondo High band director Vizcarra  champions careers of young musicians

by Lauren Kim Redondo Union High School band director Ray Vizcarra had an idea of what he wanted to be from as early on as an elementary school. “You were required to write these essays at the end of fifth grade, eighth grade, and looking through some old papers, my dream was always to become […]

 Randy Angel

Solberg edges teammate to repeat as top female lifeguard

Solberg edges teammate to repeat as top female lifeguard

by Randy Angel Going for a second straight women’s title at the United States Lifesaving Association National Lifeguard Championships, Jenna Solberg realized she had a bulls eye on her back. She also knew the competitor with the best chance to hit the mark was her LA County Surf Lifesaving Association teammate Kelsey Cummings. After three […]

 Judy Rae

Easy Reader 47th Anniversary Story Honorable Mention

A Long Overdue Confession from 1968 by Pete Whalon

 Judy Rae

Easy Reader 47th Anniversary Story Winner

Patamon, Prince of El Porto by J.E. Marshall

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Fitness, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Fitness, volleyball and more

Beach Volleyball: The California Beach Volleyball Association (CBVA) is accepting nominations for its Hall of Fame Class of 2017. Email nominees, including a short bio for each one, to info@cbva.com by Sunday, Aug. 20.. The CBVA holds numerous tournaments on Saturday, Aug. 26. The popular Mike Cook Mixed takes places at Marine Street and includes […]

 Randy Angel

MB Open celebrates 58 years of beach volleyball, increases field

MB Open celebrates 58 years of beach volleyball, increases field

by Randy Angel Beginning as an amateur event in 1960, the Manhattan Beach Open has grown to become one of the most prestigious tournament in the sport. It is often called the “Granddaddy,” the “Super Bowl” or  the “Wimbledon” of Beach Volleyball. This year’s competition, presented by Acer, features an increased Main Draw of 32 […]

 Kevin Cody

Easy Reader 2017 Anniversary Photo Contest

Easy Reader 2017 Anniversary Photo Contest

Easy Reader 2017 Anniversary Photo Contest Grand Prize and Honorable Mentions.

 Kevin Cody

International Surf Festival 2017: Swim, Surf, Sail, Volleyball,Taplin Bell, Medal of Valor

International Surf Festival 2017: Swim, Surf, Sail, Volleyball,Taplin Bell, Medal of Valor

Complete coverage: International Surf Festival 2017 Swim, Surf, Sail, Volleyball,Taplin Bell, Medal of Valor

 Kevin Cody

Surf Festival Velzy-Stevens Paddleboard Race attracts all ages

Surf Festival Velzy-Stevens Paddleboard Race attracts all ages

Nearly half of the 184 competitors in the International Surf Festival Velzy Stevens Paddleboard Championships raced with family members, sometimes on the same board. Paddlers competed on boards that ranged from soft tops to unlimited carbon fiber paddleboards.

 Judy Rae

Letters to the Editor 8-10-17

The latest letters from our readers

 Ryan McDonald

Beach Awards – Medal of Valor Dinner

Beach Awards – Medal of Valor Dinner

LA County Lifeguard Medal of Valor Dinner at Seaside Lagoon

 Kevin Cody

Molokai champions win Riviera Mexican R10 Paddleboard Race

Molokai champions win Riviera Mexican R10 Paddleboard Race

Though still recovering from the Molokai Channel Paddleboard Championships two weeks ago, Matt Poole (third at Molokai) and Katie Hazelrigg (first in mixed relay at Molokai) smoked the competition at the 20th Annual Riviera Mexican R10 paddleboard race. The race was part of last weekend’s International Surf Festival.

 Judy Rae

Beach Sports – 49th Annual Seawright Tourney in HB

Beach Sports – 49th Annual Seawright Tourney in HB

Three generations compete in 47th Annual Seawright Tourney

 Tony Cordi

Business & Businesses: Investors rolling into South Redondo

The good news for Redondo Beach

 Judy Rae

South Bay Community Calendar 8-10-17

Whats going on in the South Bay

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