David Mendez

Photographer Randy Ruby documented South Bay beach life

Photographer Randy Ruby documented South Bay beach life

by David Mendez   Beloved Redondo Beach photographer Randy Ruby, known for his photos documenting the beauty of South Bay beach life and for his Hawaiian shirts and infectious happiness, died Monday, due to complications from cancer. He was 63 years old. The announcement was made on his Facebook page, posted by his sisters Elizabeth […]

 Kevin Cody

Beach safety – Redondo Safety Fair resources demonstration

Beach safety – Redondo Safety Fair resources demonstration

Safety Fair at Redondo Beach Police Department

 Tony Cordi

Manhattan Sand section, South Redondo lead home appreciation

by Tony Cordi The gap between the average home price in the beach cities and the national average has grown significantly since 2000. In 2000 you could buy a home in most parts of the country for $120,000 compared to $532,000 for the three beach cities and El Segundo. Since then, our blistering appreciation rates […]

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach Police sponsor skate contest at pier

Redondo Beach Police sponsor skate contest at pier

by David Mendez For a few hours this weekend, “no skateboarding” signs at King Harbor’s Octagon will be ignored. The Redondo Beach Police Department is sponsoring the First Annual King of the Harbor Skateboard Championships on Saturday, Oct. 14.  The area in front of the Fun Fish Market will be set up as a skate […]

 David Mendez

Residents tackle RB robbery suspect

Residents tackle RB robbery suspect

by David Mendez A robbery outside of a South Redondo bank was foiled last week by a group of Redondo Beach residents took it upon themselves to catch and restrain the suspected criminal until police arrived. “It’s an example of community members working together, stepping up and taking notice,” said Mike Wetzel, who helped tackle […]

 Brad Jacobson

Two Minute Review featuring R10 Social House

Two Minute Review featuring R10 Social House

Easy Reader News presents 2 Minute Reviews by Talk About LA featuring R10 Restaurant in Redondo Beach. We sit down with managing partner George Loren to discuss his restaurants food, drinks and atmosphere.

 Judy Rae

Drummers ready to Rock the Spectrum

Drummers ready to Rock the Spectrum

Redondo Beach has a new beat

 Tony Cordi

Blackhouse’s Jed Sanford cast wide net

Blackhouse’s Jed Sanford cast wide net

  Business and beaches by Tony Cordi Nearly half of the 85 full-service restaurants in the Riviera Village and the downtown areas of Manhattan and Hermosa Beach are part of locally-based restaurant groups. Though a few of these groups started out over 40 years ago, the majority of the group-owned restaurants have been on the […]

 David Mendez

Pineapple Princess Esplanade memorial dedicated for Ciara Smith

Pineapple Princess  Esplanade memorial dedicated for Ciara Smith

  by David Mendez The sun was setting behind Barry Smith as he took the podium before dozens of people along the Esplanade at Knob Hill Avenue in Redondo Beach. In front of him sat a newly-placed memorial for his late daughter, Ciara Smith. Ciara’s parents and two younger sisters were there as officials from […]

 David Mendez

The Quiet Candidate

The Quiet Candidate

  Substance, rather than style, may help State Treasurer and Torrance resident John Chiang win the 2018 gubernatorial race by David Mendez On August 13, State Treasurer John Chiang [pronounced “Chung”] stood before a small crowd in Westwood, on the final stop of a day-long journey that began on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Standing beside […]

 David Mendez

Beach Cities Health District Design-build bill awaits Brown’s signature

Beach Cities Health District  Design-build bill awaits Brown’s signature

  Law would give BCHD power to streamline process for new campus by David Mendez A state bill designed to expedite construction of a “Healthy Living Campus” on property owned by the Beach Cities Health District has been approved by the State Legislature and is awaiting Governor Jerry Brown’s signature. The bill was enrolled by […]

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach About Town

    [rb RUHS alumni house.jpg] The restored exterior of the Redondo Union High School Alumni House. Photo courtesy Sharefest Community Development   Redondo Union High School Alumni House restoration to be completed in October   The old Redondo Union High School custodial building sat largely unused and unimproved over the past three decades. That […]

 Richard Foss

The Subtle Venetian – Hostaria Piave [Restaurant review]

The Subtle Venetian – Hostaria Piave [Restaurant review]

Hostaria Piave’s Venetian finesse is a welcome contrast to southern Italy’s more brazen flavors

South Bay ‘s Hostaria Piave, a stylish restaurant near the corrner of PCH and Torrance Blvd.

 Brad Jacobson

2 Minute Review Featuring Captain Kidds In Redondo Beach (Video)

2 Minute Review Featuring Captain Kidds In Redondo Beach (Video)

In this episode of Civic Couch’s “2 Minute Review” they head to King Harbor in Redondo Beach to take a look at Captian Kidds restaurant.  Host Steve Napolitano interviews Captain Kidd’s operating partner Chris Bredesen as they tour the Redondo Beach restaurant. 

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach Police Beat

Fatal vehicle/bicycle collision A bicyclist was killed on September 4, around 9:16 p.m., when he was struck by a vehicle near the intersection of Artesia Boulevard and Felton Lane. Emergency responders located the male bicyclist lying unresponsive in the street near the intersection. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. […]

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