Next step home Dear ER: Thanking Redondo Beach City Council for this common sense decision (Pallet homes fine where they are,” ER July 15, 2021). The next step is to quickly network with our neighboring cities to identify a central location to establish a permanent homeless community to shelter and support those in need. I…

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The annual Riviera Village Independence Day 5K returns to its post virtual, pre pandemic level this weekend. Except that it will not be held on Independence Day. It will be held Saturday, July 3. The reason for the break in tradition, race director Mike Ward explained, is to avoid conflicting with the Village’s pre fireworks…

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Photos by Nate Goldberg Friends, family and 26th Street Ohana surfers gathered Saturday at 26th Street to talk story, and then form a paddleout circle in memory of Michael  Shurley. Prior to the paddleout the California State Honor Guard presented the American flag to his wife Lisa, in recognition of his nearly three years with…

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To his friends, Joe Cunningham will be remembered as the water polo player who led Mira Costa High School to the #1 National Ranking in 1977, and the Gillis Body Surfing Club star who won two World Body Surfing titles in his age group. To other Manhattan Beach residents, Cunningham will be remembered as the…

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            Chris Wells became the Phil Mickelson of surfing on Saturday, when, at age of 53, he won the South Bay Boardriders Big Wave Challenge. The annual award is presented to the surfer who catches the biggest wave of the winter in the South Bay. The former pro surfer caught…

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A new exhibit at the Hermosa Beach Museum traces the rise of skateboarding in Hermosa Beach and the South Bay. “Skateboarding Then” debuts Saturday, May 22. The exhibit opening is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the museum, 710 Pier Ave., Hermosa Beach. Curated by museum collections volunteer Dylan Lombardo, “Skateboarding Then” marks the…

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Child cancer survivors Jack Witherspoon and Adrienne Slaughter are hosting the 15th Annual Adrienne’s Search for Children’s Cancer Cure Fundraiser, virtually this year. The suggested donation is $50. But every donor will be included in a drawing for a Phat Sea Crest, 7 speed cruiser, donated by Hermosa Cyclery. The drawing will be on Memorial…

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North Redondo upended Dear ER: On May 11, 2021, the Redondo Beach City Council, in a 3-2 vote, approved more housing in North Redondo. The units in question are being planned at the Vons site in North Redondo and two Kingsdale Avenue  parcels at Artesia Boulevard and 182nd Street. Many people, including Council Members Laura…

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