Hermosa Beach AboutTown

  Folks ignoring the law “Too many people in the Pier area are ignoring the law,” Hermosa Beach Police Chief Paul LeBaron told the city council earlier this month. He said alcohol-related behavior has been keeping his officers busy with arrests and citations. LeBaron stressed that increased enforcement in this area will be maintained. He…

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Hermosa Beach About Town

Home height exemption denied A resident’s application for a height limit exemption on a single-family dwelling at 611 Monterey Blvd. has been denied by the Hermosa Beach Planning Commission. The owner, former Hermosa Beach councilman Michael Keegan, wanted to add as much as 4 feet, 9 inches to the existing height limit of 30 feet.…

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Letters: 10-7-2021

Just say no Dear ER: Last year, the Redondo Beach City Council formed a City Manager Task Force to decide parameters for allowing cannabis retailers in our city. We decided on one license with an option to add one more. Redondo Beach put together a team from the Redondo Police, the Redondo Beach Unified School…

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Manhattan Beach About Town

Skechers helps Haiti Skechers is supporting Haiti earthquake relief efforts with a $1 million donation given to three charitable organizations as Haiti attempts to recover from last month’s earthquake: CORE, Hope For Haiti and World Central Kitchen.  “As soon as we heard about the devastation on Saturday, it was clear that Skechers needed to  step…

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Manhattan Beach vehicle crimes

Four vehicles were reported stolen in five days, from August 27 to September 1, according to the Manhattan Beach Police Department. The thefts occurred on the 4300 block of Highland, the 1600 block of PCH (in Hermosa, belonging to a Manhattan Beach resident), the 1300 block of Marine Avenue, and the 1300 block of 10th…

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PS I Love You Day at the Beach

Over 200 kids from the Richstone Family Center, Walk with Sally, Boys and Girls Club and other youth programs, along with an equal number of volunteer mentors from the beach community, and another 100 local volunteers, participated in the 20th Annual Day at the Beach, on Saturday, in Manhattan Beach. The day was hosted by…

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Letters:9-16-2021

Epic Dear ER: Bravo Allen Sanford. (“Redondo BeachLife Festival hopes to rock steady,” ER Sept 9, 2021).  BeachLife is the most epic thing to happen in the South Bay in a long time.  Stacianne Gabrielli ERNews comment   A little less epic, please Dear ER: Hopefully, the new rendition of the Fiesta de las Artes…

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Hermosa Beach Dog licenses due soon

City officials in Hermosa Beach are reminding dog owners that local law requires pets be licensed, with availability starting Sept. 20. Licenses are $22 for spayed or neutered pets, and $93 for non-spayed or non-neutered animals. The city requires ;licenses for dogs four months or older, or within 30 days of receiving their initial rabies…

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Adrienne’s search

The Woman’s Club of Hermosa Beach’s 15 Annual Adrienne’s Search for Children’s Cancer Cure virtual fundraiser raised $20,000 this year for Cancer Support Community Redondo Beach. Attending the check presentation last week at sponsor Hermosa Cyclery were (left to right) Woman’s Club’s Liz Ramirez, Betsy Rubino, and President Nancy Wloch; Hermosa Cyclery co-owner Steve Collins;…

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Tour de Pier returns to real life

The 9th Annual Tour de Pier on Sunday will return to its former glory, live and in-person with over 1,000 cyclists, a cause and a gaggle of celebrities in town.  The event, which takes place at the Manhattan Beach pier, features 240 stationary cyclists raising money for three non-profit cancer organizations:   the Hirshberg Foundation for…

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SB Boardriders hosts Grom-O-Rama

Photos by Ken Pagliaro (KenPagliaro.com) Swimming, paddling, and beach, and water flags were among the events local groms participated  in Saturday at 22nd Street in Hermosa Beach during the South Bay Boardrider Club’s  Grom-O-Rama. The annual event is designed to introduce children, ages 5 to 13, to the joys of a day at the beach,…

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Young sailors compete in West Coast Championships

Photos by Volker Corell King Harbor Yacht Club in partnership with King Harbor Youth Foundation (KHYF) hosted the USODA West Coast Championships on the weekend of August 7. The competition was a qualifier for the 2022 team trials, to be held in Oyster Bay, New York. Nearly 50 sailors, ages 8 to 15 years, came…

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