Kevin Cody

Bay Watch: Community Calendar Feb. 25 – Mar. 3

Kelly Hales Memorial Golf Tournament
Our Lady of Guadalupe presents the Kelly Hales Memorial Golf Tournament at Lakewood Country Club at 12:15.
Friday, February 26
Our Lady of Guadalupe presents the Kelly Hales Memorial Golf Tournament at Lakewood Country Club at 12:15.

 Kevin Cody

Letters February 25, 2010

Litter campaign
Dear ER:
It is ironic that the Hermosa Beach City Council voted four to one to litter the streets with “do not litter” signs to be put on the lamp posts throughout the city for a few dollars. The visual pollution this causes will far exceed any clean up benefits that the signs will accomplish.

 Kevin Cody

Downhill charge


Palos Verdes brokerages expand into the beach cities as a local Re/Max franchise files for bankruptcy. [read more]

 Kevin Cody

Lean budget costs police positions

With revenues falling and the state’s financial crisis continuing, the Hermosa Beach City Council approved budget adjustments that leave the 39-member police force five officers short. [read more]

 Kevin Cody

False arrest and Taser claimed

by Robb Fulcher The City Council rejected without comment a claim for damages by a man who says a police officer zapped him with a Taser and another struck him with a baton or a flashlight in a parking lot behind the downtown Bank of America building. Police Chief Greg Savelli said the use of […]

 Kevin Cody

Monkey bars, movies at busy park

Part two of a series by Doris Beaman The park at Valley Drive and Gould Avenue in northern Hermosa is near and dear to me, lying as it does a few blocks from my home. Hermosa Valley Park, the 5.3-acre expanse of grassy fields, tree-dotted slopes, hardtop court, outdoor amphitheater and children’s play equipment forms […]

 Kevin Cody

Teaching posts on chopping block

by Robb Fulcher Hermosa Beach City School District officials have once again prepared a list of teachers who will be laid off at the beginning of the next school year, unless more money is found to save their jobs. For several years running, parents and other community members save most of the jobs by raising […]

 Kevin Cody

About Town

Oil check The City Council will meet in closed session March 9 to discuss Hermosa’s options in a potentially bankrupting breach-of-contract lawsuit by Macpherson Oil Company, which once planned to drill from a city-owned location. An appeals court recently returned the long-running lawsuit to a lower court, in a partial victory for the city. The […]

 Kevin Cody

Beach Cities Sports

Baseball/Softball Redondo Union High School is hosting its alumni baseball game Saturday beginning with the Home Run Derby contest at 9 a.m. Batting practice will be held at 11:30 a.m., followed by the Alumni vs. Varsity game at 1 p.m. All former lettermen are invited. For more information, contact Bob Martin, 310-567-4405, or Head Coach […]

 Kevin Cody

Bascom Hill Music Video at Saint Rocke Tues. Feb. 23. To participate show up at 2 p.m. Must stay ’til 8 p.m. Then party.

 Kevin Cody

Belgian Sarah Bettens at the Lounge Friday night


Sarah Bettens comes to Life at The Lounge for one night, accompanied by her guitar and her trusted piano player, Clayton Senne, a young, accomplished songwriter in his own right.

 Kevin Cody

Stanley Clarke comes to Brixton


Bassist/composer/arranger Stanley Clark has been a highly visible and integral contributor to the world’s jazz music scene for decades. He’s performed with everybody, and Thursday night Stanley Clarke brings his quartet to Brixton on the Redondo Beach pier.

 Kevin Cody

Letters February 18, 2010

Familiar ring
Dear ER,
Having lived through more than two thirds of the 20th Century, I can testify that Ray Devore’s anti-intellectual, anti-artist sentiments, (“Outta heah,” ER letters, Feb. 11, 2010), though expressed vehemently, were expressed even more indelibly by despots of all stripes – from Franco to Pol Pot, Mao to Pinochet to Robt. Mugabe, etc.

 Kevin Cody

Lady Mustangs rule the Bay court

Local teams head into postseason

 Kevin Cody

Beach Cities Sports

Running American Martyrs School is hosting its 30th Annual 5K Run/Walk Saturday, Feb. 27 at 8 a.m. The race course is a fast, challenging 5K (3.1 miles) through the Manhattan Beach Tree Section. Medals will be awarded to the top three in each age group along with individual and group costume contest winners. An awards […]