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Spotlight on music – “Diamonds Are Forever”

Spotlight on music – “Diamonds Are Forever”

Asia America Symphony Association entertains winners

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SAGE advice by Liz Schoeben

JOMO versus FOMO

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Peninsula charity – National Portuguese Bend Horse Show

Peninsula charity – National Portuguese Bend Horse Show

benefits Children’s Hospital

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Hermosa Ave. shop has ‘more than just crystals’

Hermosa Ave. shop has ‘more than just crystals’

by Jennings Nelson Customers who walk into Earth Elements, an energy healing shop on Hermosa Avenue, are in for a surprise. For some, it’s the technicolor display of crystals that dominate the front room, shimmering underneath the stained-glass skylight. For others, it’s the fact that the store is there at all: people still walk in […]

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Dear Dr. Allen:

Are our cultural beliefs leading us astray?

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In ‘My Totally Intolerable Blocks,’ a lesson in diversity

In ‘My Totally Intolerable  Blocks,’ a lesson in diversity

by Phoebe Lai Left at the gate of an orphanage at just a few days old, Emily Ford grew up a world away from her native China. Now she is challenging the culture that determined her fate and persists in China today.  Up until four years ago, China’s one-child policy remained a strict rule, one […]

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Jamaica’s Wailing Souls’ Hermosa Beach connection

Jamaica’s Wailing Souls’ Hermosa Beach connection

by Will Riordan “The taxi would pick us up every day. We would pick up Flabba from Roots Radics, we’d go up to the hills of Kingston and go to Alborosie’s home studio,” Ken Seaton recalled of his recent trip to Jamaica. Seaton owns Hardline Entertainment in Hermosa Beach and manages the legendary reggae band […]

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ES charity – At PTN Playfest

ES charity – At PTN Playfest

Guests learn the way kids learn

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ES space – Big investment for small packages

ES space – Big investment for small packages

ABL Space Systems finds backing for its small satellite launch rockets

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Live Wire wins ‘incredible’ opportunity

Live Wire wins ‘incredible’ opportunity

by Phoebe Lai Redondo Beach’s second Battle of the Bands took center stage at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center last Saturday, a night complete with hard rock and alternative tunes. The 1,453 seat venue gave young artists exposure to a sizeable crowd and the opportunity to perform at L.A. Live before a Los Angeles […]

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Redondo Beach Natural World Market offers high-quality on Artesia

Redondo Beach Natural World Market offers high-quality on Artesia

by Phoebe Lai Rectifying North Redondo’s shortage of an all-natural grocery, Natural World Market & Cafe opened on July 27. Located at 2302 Artesia Blvd., the all-in-one market, cafe, and bakery offer items that make sustainable consumerism more convenient. “Something that we were lacking here in North Redondo was a walking-distance cafe, family-oriented store, and […]

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Gillis Bodysurfing gives back at annual Surf Festival contest

Gillis Bodysurfing gives back at annual Surf Festival contest

by Martha Farah Over 100 men and nearly 50 women from throughout California and Hawaii competed in the International Surf Festival body surfing contest Saturday morning at the Manhattan Beach pier. Jason Napolitan, of Manhattan Beach, placed first in the men’s 19-39 division, followed by Adam Warren of San Diego and Alex Merteska of Los […]

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Redondo students win support for Green New Deal

Redondo students win support for Green New Deal

by Martha Farah Last month, incoming Redondo Union High School seniors Eva Lovell, Grace McGonigle, and Vanessa Rebentisch proposed that the Redondo Beach City Council support the federal Green New Deal, a resolution that lays out a plan to address climate change. On July 2, the City Council approved the student-proposed resolution, supporting it with […]

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Manhattan Beach The storied El Tarasco

Manhattan Beach The storied El Tarasco

The north Manhattan institution celebrates its 50th year, unchanged Story and photos by Sarah Plenge The story of El Tarasco can be found on the back of its menu, whose recipes were created by Celia Palomo when she and husband Moises opened the Rosecrans Avenue restaurant in 1969, two blocks up from the beach in […]

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Manhattan Beach Salvatore’s on Highland: The little shop that could 

Manhattan Beach Salvatore’s on Highland: The little shop that could 

How a shoe repairman  changed with the times and his neighborhood  by Gavin Eskenazi On Highland Avenue between 35th and 36th street, just south of El Porto, sits a quaint little shoe and handbag repair shop called Salvatore’s. The shop has been in business since 1979 and is currently under the ownership of Harry Ashikian. […]

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