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Sunscreen Fest West back in Hermosa Beach

by Ryan McDonald Hermosa Beach resident Bill Sarine was looking for film festivals to show a short film he had been working on when he…

Republican National Committee member Shawn Steel paints bleak picture of his party in California

Midway through Shawn Steel’s dark depiction of California politics, an impatient sounding listener shouted out from a table near the front of the Manhattan Country Club dining room, “How do we get the state back from the Democrats?” The California and National Republican Party Committee member answered bluntly, "We're not going to."…

Hermosa Beach Kiwanis honor Public Works Superintendent Ells Freeman

Over the past 12 months, Hermosa Beach has received a beauty makeover. Flowers have replaced ice plant in Noble Park and the shrubs on the Hermosa Avenue meridian. New lights were installed on Pier Plaza and added to the 13th Street mural. And new trees on the Greenbelt have created a canopy that give joggers the feeling they are running through a sun dappled forest.…

Beach Wheels: Hyundai Kona Ultimate

Beach Wheels: Hyundai Kona Ultimate

by Jeff Mitchell While Hyundai may still lag behind the impact of decades of non-stop…

Beach sports – Revenge of the Bay Cities Surf Club

Beach sports – Revenge of the Bay Cities Surf Club

Is bad blood from the ‘60s keeping Bay Cities out of the Malibu invitational?…

Bay League battle becomes Battle of the Bunglers

Bay League battle becomes Battle of the Bunglers

  by Paul Teetor The much-hyped, highly anticipated Battle of the Bay League Big Boys…

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South Bay arts calendar for Oct. 17 to 23

South Bay arts calendar for Oct. 17 to 23

Thursday, October 17 Dark and dramatic House of Bards is a new theater company that’s currently presenting “Macbeth” at the Grand Annex, 434 W. Sixth St, San Pedro. Performances: Thursday…

Preston Sturges a prescient screenwriter

Preston Sturges a prescient screenwriter

The Hollywood legend’s struggles disclosed in biography by son by Paul Teetor      If Thursday night’s book signing at Pages Bookstore was a Preston Sturges film, it would have been called…

Decades later, Gardena High School’s classic art collection comes to light

Decades later, Gardena High School’s classic art collection comes to light

Long ago, but not so far away Among high schools, Gardena’s art collection was unrivaled by Bondo Wyszpolski One hundred years ago, Gardena High School principal John H. Whitely pushed…

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Dinner, movie optional [restaurant review]

Dinner, movie optional [restaurant review]

In the 1950s, “dinner and a movie” was a first date cliché, a way to go out and not do anything overtly romantic like dancing,…

North Africa comes to East Hermosa [dining feature]

East Hermosa chic, changes at Basque Kitchen, Asian street food, and more dining news

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