Kevin Cody

King Harbor/Redondo Beach Boat and Stand-up Paddle Parade celebrates California Christmas

King Harbor/Redondo Beach Boat and Stand-up Paddle Parade celebrates California Christmas

Nearly two dozen boats and almost as many stand-up paddlers participated in the the 26th Annual King Harbor Holiday Boat Parade, presented by the King Harbor Yacht Club.

 David Mendez

Redondo About Town

Medical fundraiser for Redondo alum planned for Dec. 13   A fundraiser to help Zach Zent and his family with medical costs to treat cancer will be held next week, at Samba Brazilian Grill, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 13. A $25 donation will be requested at the door. In October, Zent, a graduate […]

 Judy Rae

Beach travel – Bags checked, plans unchecked

Beach travel – Bags checked, plans unchecked

A Hermosa Beach family sets off on a tour of all 50 states, leaving behind the careful planning that governs life at home

 Judy Rae

Beach sports – Swimming with jellies

Beach sports – Swimming with jellies

Cindy would workout for hours on her days off. Her dedication was honorable

 Ryan McDonald

Beach sports – Wave of passion

Mira Costa’s Alex Fry relies on internal drive as a rising South Bay surf star

 Richard Foss

Nose on the prize

A Basq Kitchen chef Michael Mazzotta and his dog Capo train for one of the culinary arts most prestigious competitions

 Kevin Cody

Rosalie, Alva story to be retold through estate sale memorabilia

Rosalie, Alva story to be retold  through estate sale memorabilia

by Kevin Cody Imagine “La La Land,” but with a true Hollywood ending. Instead of the two young, starstruck lovers going their separate ways, they stay together and live happily ever after. That’s the true story told in the documentary “Dancing Hearts: The Rosalie and Alva Story,” directed and filmed by Allan Kaufman. The Rosalie […]

 Ryan McDonald

Local students explore the world of the Tongva, the true Hermosa locals

Local students explore  the world of the Tongva, the true Hermosa locals

    by Ryan McDonald Cries of “Yamohini!” seeped out of the Hermosa Beach Museum Tuesday afternoon. Students in Juli Pustaver’s fourth-grade class marched out shouting the word, which comes from the Tongva language and translates as “Until we meet again,” after an afternoon of learning about the Tongva, the primary American Indian tribe in […]

 Mark McDermott

Pier Roundhouse project breaks ground

Pier Roundhouse project breaks ground

by Mark McDermott The $4 million Roundhouse Beautification Project broke ground Monday with more than a symbolic gesture. “We are not just doing a ceremonial groundbreaking,” said Mayor Amy Howarth to a crowd of about 100 at the end of the pier. “We are starting work today.” The project, which will transform the Roundhouse Aquarium […]

 David Mendez

Sides at standoff on local election laws

by David Mendez The Redondo Beach City Council voted down a motion by Councilman Todd Loewenstein to discuss plans to come into compliance with statewide election laws, less than a week after Mayor Bill Brand vetoed a previous plan to comply with those same laws. “We had a lot of options to comply, and to […]

 Richard Foss

Marina Hideaway [restaurant review]

Marina Hideaway [restaurant review]

At Baleen Kitchen, the menu reflects no particular culinary trend, a strategy rests on how well classic dishes are presented.

I know someone who works with tech geniuses who are self-consciously unconventional, and whose work attire includes asymmetrical haircuts, unlikely body jewelry, and kilts both traditional and modern. My friend stands out even in this company, because he prefers a tasteful conservative suit and properly knotted tie. Is it a personal style choice or a […]

 Kevin Cody

South Bay firefighters fight ’round the clock to stop Ventura, Santa Clarita fires

South Bay firefighters fight ’round the clock to stop Ventura, Santa Clarita fires

South Bay fire fighters fought for 33 unbroken hours to protect homes threatened by the Thomas Fire in Ventura County this week, Area G (South Bay) Strike Team coordinator and Manhattan Beach Battalion Chief Mike Boyd said Wednesday morning.

 Tony Cordi

Veggie Grill owner linked into fellow Beach City residents

Veggie Grill owner linked into  fellow Beach City residents

by Tony Cordi The Beach Cities have become a hotbed for business creativity and execution, especially in the food industry. Over the past few years, we have seen an increasing number of new and exciting concepts begin here before expanding to multiple locations in other states. However, very few of these concepts truly break new […]

 Ryan McDonald

Sink or swim: Mira Costa alumnus Matt Warshaw’s online Encyclopedia of Surfing provides a one-of-a-kind look at the sport. Can it survive?

Sink or swim: Mira Costa alumnus Matt Warshaw’s online Encyclopedia of Surfing provides a one-of-a-kind look at the sport. Can it survive?

by Ryan McDonald Last year, the Oxford English Dictionary added the term “tandem surfing” to its store of more than half a million words. As is practice at the OED, which tracks not only the meaning of words but also their etymology and their usage, the editors sought the earliest possible appearance of the term […]

 Randy Angel

Local basketball teams gain experience in tournament play

Local basketball teams gain experience in tournament play

By Randy Angel Leading up to the opening of the Bay League season on January 9, 2018, local basketball teams are not only preparing just for the league race, but for deep runs in the CIF playoffs by playing in various high-caliber tournaments. Mira Costa’s boys team begins competition in the 12-team Corona del Mar […]

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