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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          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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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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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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                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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Color theory Dear ER: Few, if any, of society’s agendas have only one motive. The park, today called Bruce’s Beach, is in a good location and an asset to Manhattan Beach. Thus, no matter the racial misjudgments (or by today’s standards, misdeeds) of the time, the 1920s’ motives of the Manhattan Beach city council included…

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Wilderness Warrior Trash Scouts from Davinci Connect School in Hawthorne have posted posters in local businesses to encourage people to honor Earth Day, on April 22, by picking up trash. Their goal is to have 850 bags of trash picked up. Supporters are encouraged to photograph their bags of trash and share them at #trashscouts…

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  The present reality is certainly not ideal for many of us. Some people are incredibly reliant on continuous contact with others. This also applies to the workplace. Combatting stress, anxiety, and depression in such conditions is extremely difficult. There isn’t much to do with all of the outside entertainment centres closed down. Still, remote…

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Braden Gellenthien is a world number one archer according to the World Archery Federation (WA) compound bow rankings. Braden’s champion title is valid at the time of publication of the article. The 10 victories listed below are not all of Braden’s victories. He has several dozen victories in individual and team competitions.   10 gold…

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  Redondo Beach’s two public libraries, which are owned by the city, will reopen Monday, April 19. Manhattan Beach’s County owned library will also reopen Monday, but the County-owned Hermosa Beach library’s reopening date has not been set. At the Redondo Beach libraries, visits will be limited to 30 minutes or less. There will be…

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