Kevin Cody

Gelson’s Market welcomes Manhattan Beach neighbors

Gelson’s Manhattan Beach neighbors were offered a sampling of Gelson’s popular take-home Thanksgiving dinner, along with fresh orange juice, grilled steak, cheeses and what Executive Director of Fresh Foods Paul Nealon called, “our famous kale salad” at Sunday’s soft opening.

 Kevin Cody

Woolsey fire dominates South Bay skyline

Woolsey fire dominates South Bay skyline

What appeared from the Beach Cities to be an enormous cloudbank midday Thursday prooved to be smoke from the Woolsey fire.

 Kevin Cody

Beach charity – Philanthropy

Beach charity – Philanthropy

Sandpipers exhibit in Hermosa

 Kevin Cody

Beach people – Mallet of justice

Beach people – Mallet of justice

keeps pumpkins on track

 Kevin Cody

Democrat dominance dampens voter turnout in Beach Cities

Democrat dominance dampens voter turnout in Beach Cities

by Kevin Cody Beach Cities turnout for Tuesday’s midterm elections was only a few percentage points higher than in the Obama-era midterm elections in 2014. Approximately 50 percent of registered voters in Hermosa Beach and Manhattan Beach, and 40 percent of Redondo Beach and El Segundo voters, made it to the polls on Tuesday. By […]

 Kevin Cody

Temple Emet vigil

A prayer vigil in memory of those killed at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh last month was held Friday at Temple Emet in Torrance. Eleven candles were lit by Temple President Diana Wolff, and Sisterhood President Wendy Wengrow as the individual names of the 11 victims were read by Rabbi Cantor Didi.  

 Kevin Cody

Doubling down on schools

Doubling down on schools

Melanie Lundquist shares her hopes and fortune for California schools

 Kevin Cody

Beyond beer [restaurant review]

Beyond beer [restaurant review]

Redondo Beach Brewing emerges from the microbrewery era with an ambitious menu and cocktails as well as craft beer

by Richard Foss Food fads aren’t a new thing in California. At various times in the 20th century we went nuts for fondue, sukiyaki, Cajun blackened everything, and various other items. The book Fashionable Food chronicles these gyrations during the last hundred years, and some things that were wildly popular seem inexplicable. Why were pineapple […]

 Kevin Cody

Marshall Tuck and his quest to restore schools

Marshall Tuck and his  quest to restore schools

Tuck on a roll by Kevin Cody Marshall Tuck waived a six-pound, 2,500 page California State codebook over his head in the manner of a seasoned politician bemoaning over-regulation for all that ails us. Then fanning the 2,500 pages, he said, “Government has replaced creativity with bureaucracy. It makes it almost impossible for people to […]

 Kevin Cody

Peninsula people – Elliott was a generous builder

Peninsula people – Elliott was a generous builder

Julian Elliott Weisstein Sept. 1930 – Aug. 2018

 Kevin Cody

Spotlight on the hill – Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy

Spotlight on the hill – Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy

Celebrates Pastoral

 Kevin Cody

Spotlight on the hill – Encore Circle Season Opening Dinner

Spotlight on the hill – Encore Circle Season Opening Dinner

Palos Verdes Performing Arts

 Kevin Cody

Spotlight on the hill – Chef Shafer, The Depot present PTN Halloween Ball

Spotlight on the hill – Chef Shafer, The Depot present PTN Halloween Ball

Halloween in Old Torrance at The Depot

 Kevin Cody

ES people – The Fair on Richmond Street

ES people – The Fair on Richmond Street

raises fun, funds for everyone

 Kevin Cody

ES sports – Fire department rescues

ES sports – Fire department rescues

ES Aquatic Center on opening day

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