Letters: 9-30-2021

Back to the beach Easy Reader is leaving its office at 2200 Pacific Coast Highway this week, and relocating in downtown Hermosa Beach. The new office is at 67 14th Street. The office was formerly occupied by architect Larry Peha, who recently retired.   Safety check Dear ER: My respect for Manhattan Beach Police Chief…

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RBPD starts new bike registry program

In response to a 21 percent increase in bicycle thefts over the previous year, the Redondo Beach Police Department launched a revamped bike registry program Sept. 2. The update eliminates the $4 charge to register bicycles and their serial numbers. “We’re just trying to get as much information as possible to give our officers an…

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Pink hair for officer if RBPD hits donation mark

If the Redondo Beach Police Department raises $5,000 by Sept. 30 for the City of Hope, Officer Kyle Lofstrom turn will dye his hair pink. He made the commitment for Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.  In previous years, the police department has participated in the national “Pink Patch Project” by wearing and selling pink…

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Cruise at the Beach is Back at Redondo Beach Marina!

With original founder Darryl Boyd at the helm, hundreds of muscle cars, classics and street machines gathered last Friday at the Redondo Marina, near the old Ruby’s diner to celebrate the 20th  anniversary of “Cruise At The Beach!” The  gatherings will continue every Friday, from 3 to 6 p.m., through August. 27   Photos by…

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South Bay surfer John Balk gets a south swell send off

          Photos by Ken Pagliaro (KenPagliaro.com) An early season south swell welcomed an estimated 100 South Bay surfers gathered in El Porto Saturday morning for a paddleout in memory of John Balk. The 2001 Mira Costa graduate was a standout in local surf lineups and surfed in Indonesia, Australia, Hawaii and…

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Girl Scouts thank Jefferson Elementary in Redondo Beach

Members of Redondo Beach Girl Scout Troop 16775 are joined by artist Emily Tanaka (right) in painting a mural at Jefferson School two weekends ago. The Girl Scouts, including Cami Douglas, Wrigley Zbyszewski and Mads Lurie are now middle schoolers, but all attended Jefferson. Douglas said the mural is meant to express the Scouts’ appreciation…

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Letters 6-10-2021

Soul cleansing Dear ER: I live in a condominium in south Redondo Beach. Last week around 4:30 p.m. I witnessed a good Samaritan sweeping and scrubbing the sitting area below my patio in the nearby Czuleger Park. Consequently, I went down to give him $20 for his outstanding efforts. He tried to refuse my small…

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Resin Gallery hosts show for Mira Costa artists

                Over 60 Mira Costa High School students exhibited their work, ranging from paintings and photography, to sculpture and surfboard shaping, over the past weekend at Resin Gallery, in Hermosa Beach.  “This has been a tough year for all of us, but the quality of the students’ art…

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