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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 […]

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach Traffic circle divides N. Redondo neighbors Pilot program to be reviewed by City Council in six months

Rb traffic circle A traffic circle at Plant Avenue and Blossom Lane is being studied as part of a pilot program to reduce the number of all-way stops in  Redondo Beach. Photo by David Mendez     by David Mendez As two people spoke at the corner of Plant Avenue and Blossom Lane in North […]

 Tony Cordi

Business & Businesses: Investors rolling into South Redondo

The good news for Redondo Beach

 David Mendez

Redondo Police Beat: car theft thwarted, jailors attached by prisoner being released, robber uses online sales site, man injures three officers before arrest

Attempt Vehicle Theft Shortly after midnight on Saturday, July 22, a victim on the 2400 block of Fisk Lane awoke to a loud noise that sounded like his vehicle horn. He looked outside and inside his vehicle, he saw a male suspect wearing dark clothing and a ski mask. The victim began yelling, startling the […]

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach Sportfishing pier to be replaced

Redondo Beach Sportfishing pier to be replaced

by David Mendez The Redondo Beach Sportfishing pier will be reincarnated as a modern concrete pier, following a unanimous vote of Redondo’s City Council to replace the decaying timber pier. However, the future of the popular cafe Polly’s on the Pier remains unclear, as there are no clear plans to replace the pier’s existing buildings. […]

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Archbishop Jose Gomez celebrates St. James 125th anniversary Mass

Archbishop Jose Gomez celebrates  St. James 125th anniversary Mass

Los Angeles County Archbishop Jose Gomez celebrated Mass for over 700 St. James parishioners Saturday morning. The occasion was St. James’s 125th anniversary. The church was founded in 1892, the same year the City of Redondo Beach was incorporated.

 David Mendez

South Bay Galleria’s mixed-use plans include hotel residential and office construction

South Bay Galleria’s mixed-use plans include hotel residential and office construction

by David Mendez Seven days prior to the November 8, 1960 United States presidential election, candidate John F. Kennedy chose the South Bay Shopping Center for his Los Angeles County campaign rally. “This is a deadly struggle in which we are engaged and we can’t afford to be second best. We can’t afford to be […]

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach to expand social media footprint

Redondo Beach to expand social media footprint

  by David Mendez The Redondo Beach City Council will implement a wider social media policy for its city departments, offering the likes of the city’s libraries and public services the same opportunity enjoyed by a few, very successful city-sponsored social media campaigns. Redondo Beach’s social media program is designed both to disseminate information–as with […]

 Judy Rae

Beach charity – YPPA Saddles Up

Beach charity – YPPA Saddles Up

Tables were smok’n and dice roll’n

 Judy Rae

Beach charity – A celebration of Wellness

Beach charity – A celebration of Wellness

21st Celebrate Wellness food and beverage tasting

 Randy Angel

Beach sports – 24th Village Runner 4th of July 5K run/walk

Beach sports – 24th Village Runner 4th of July 5K run/walk

More than 2,000 runners kicked off their Independence Day

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach Craigers serves ‘darn good’ treats

Redondo Beach Craigers serves ‘darn good’ treats

Passion and pride for high-quality treats

 Kevin Cody

Lei Lady Lei: Lei maker Leilani Kanaauano Huggins

Lei Lady Lei: Lei maker Leilani Kanaauano Huggins

A Redondo Beach lei maker enters Hawaii’s fabled May Day Lei Celebration, hoping to make her Hawaii cousins proud

 David Mendez

Theft suspect fleeing Redondo Beach police causes multi-car crash

Theft suspect fleeing Redondo Beach police causes multi-car crash

by David Mendez A man attempting to flee police after a suspected theft at the South Bay Galleria mall collided with multiple vehicles, shutting down roads to Redondo, Lawndale and Torrance on Saturday night. According to the Redondo Beach Police Department, the man was suspected of committing theft at the Kohl’s department store inside the […]

 Easy Reader Staff

Redondo Beach About Town: Team HOPE honored and more

Redondo students honored for homeless outreach Four Redondo Beach High School students received commendations from Redondo Beach’s mayor and city council at a Tuesday, June 20 meeting. The four Redondo Union High School attendees, Anna Corkery, Brooke Tokushige, Christopher Strouse, and Jordan Keith, conceptualized and implemented a homeless outreach program team, calling it Homeless Outreach […]

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