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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Mike Matthews announced on Tuesday that he will step down as the superintendent of the Manhattan Beach Unified School District.  In a newsletter sent to MBUSD parents, Matthews, who has served as the district’s top leader since July 2010, said his last day will be June 30.  School board president Jen Fenton said Matthews had…

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If watching horse races is not that exciting, then betting could be another layer of interaction to the race. When you understand how horse racing works, it is possible to win this game with confidence.  Horse racing is a sport with a long tradition. It is famous for the sport of kings. Today, it is…

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by Elka Worner Authors Emily Wibberley and Austin Siegemund-Broka have always drawn on their experiences at Mira Costa High School for their young adult novels, but even more so for their fourth book, “What’s Not to Love,” . “These are the characters who are most like us. Their intense focus on academics and  questions about…

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Wednesday, March 31 Mac Users Group Zoom meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. with Beginners Q & A, followed by a main presentation on a subject of interest to all Mac users. Free. The South Bay Apple Mac Users Group has been around for over 30 years. All Mac/iPad/iPhone users and potential users are welcome. For…

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Acme 5 Lifestyle Furniture Explore the bohemian modern-mid century inspired showroom and store of Acme 5 Lifestyle,  located in the heart of San Pedro. They carry a full range of furniture, both interior and exterior, hand crafted by local and international artisans. Joshua Tree candles and ceramics, Moroccan cactus silk pillows, blankets from Mexico, baskets…

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The 2019-20 NHL season’s disappointment looks set to continue for Californian franchises this campaign, with all three looking likely to miss out on the playoffs again. There is still an outside chance that one of them will turn their fortunes around and represent The Golden State on hockey’s biggest stage, although it looks increasingly unlikely.…

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Good restraint: Dear ER: I would like to commend the Hermosa Beach City Council for remaining neutral on the recently vacated, open council seat, which will be voted for on May 11. Given the controversy over the sudden resignation and that there will be a cost to taxpayers for the election, it seems prudent to…

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Roberta Hesketh Seawright Quigley was born in Hermosa Beach to Robert and Dorothy Heskethon January 23, 1939 and passed away Feb. 10. She enjoyed supporting Hermosa Beach events, such as the Art Festival at the pier, and Hermosa Beach Historical Society gatherings. Summer was her favorite season, the beach her favorite place, and yellow her…

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Refresher course Dear ER: In the 1980s, Hermosa Beach schools had an enrollment crisis, similar to today’s declining enrollment (“Hermosa cuts six teachers, including sole physical education teacher,” ER Mar 4, 2021). The answer was to get rid of the district and be absorbed, as the stepchild, into the Manhattan School District. Aviation High School…

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The South Bay Cities Council of Governments (SBCCOG) has received a 2020 Crown Communities Award for its South Bay Fiber Network (SBFN), a dedicated fiber-optic network connecting the South Bay region’s city halls and other local and regional public agencies with high-speed, low-cost broadband connectivity.  Each year,  the news site American City & County presents …

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Photos by Ray Vidal Mira Costa cross country runners, led by Cormac Carew and Dalia Frias, took the top three places in both the mens and women’s 3-mile varsity race on Saturday during a dual cross country against Redondo Union High, at Redondo. Over 100 runners participated, despite spectators not being allowed on campus, where…

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