Kevin Cody

Notes from a one-man relief effort


Hermosa shopkeeper Bryce Toney has spent the past month on a one-man relief mission to Earthquake-torn Haiti, along the way falling in love with the bouyant children and adults he came to serve. His dispatches from the field tell the tale.

 Kevin Cody

Focus narrowing in a mega-lawsuit

by Robb Fulcher Unless attorneys for the city beat long odds with an appeal attempt, they will find themselves trying to convince a jury of the danger of a once-planned oil drilling project, with municipal bankruptcy hanging in the balance. Attorneys for the city have asked the state Supreme Court to consider intervening in a […]

 Kevin Cody

For the Kids

 Kevin Cody

About Town

Ballot effort Volunteers said they will collect signatures for a proposed ballot referendum to bar the state government from diverting from cities certain funding for transportation and public safety. Friday afternoon at the Farmers’ Market at Clark Stadium, and Saturday and Sunday afternoons at the Pier Plaza. For more information call 310-846-7843. In the cards […]

 Kevin Cody

Hermosa Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade

 Kevin Cody

Artist, activist Gordon Evans remembered for his passions


For over 50 years Gordon Evans sculpted and painted in the studio behind the Valley Park Drive home that he and his wife purchased shortly after World War II. Evans died Saturday, March 20, following a short illness. He was 83.

 Kevin Cody

Pipeline: Surf bros Beatty and Hall

by Mike Purpus Surfing may be an individual sport, but every surfer has a buddy out there with him in case you get hurt and, more importantly, to see your best rides. Conor Beatty and Austin Hall push each other to new limits on every wave. Conor, the 16-year-old 5-foot-10, 135 pound regular foot (left […]

 Kevin Cody

Barfly: ECC’s Rent deserves an audience

Last Chance: Jonathan Larson’s Tony and Pulitzer prize winning musical, “Rent,” closes this weekend at El Camino College, so you have three chances left to see it: Friday, March 26, Saturday, March 27 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, March 28 at 3 p.m. I highly recommend you do.

 Kevin Cody

South Bronx to South Bay: Indefensible to indepensable


By Roger Repohl
Last Sunday’s rush to passage of the health-care reform bill by the House of Representatives was an example of high drama you never thought happened in a place better known for droning diatribes made to an empty chamber.

 Kevin Cody

March 25, 2010

Help
Dear ER:
I found out Friday about one of our school’s teachers getting laid off because he has not been here as long as the other teachers (“Teacher gets NASA award and pink slip,” ER Mar. 18, 2010). He is the first person who has made me want to come to school.

 Kevin Cody

Benoit, Okura hook up at Norris

Prior to welcoming violinist and er-hu player Meg Okura to the Harlyne J. Norris Pavilion stage in Palos Verdes on Saturday night, conductor David Benoit told the audience he found Okura on the Internet. “In keeping with the Asia America Symphony’s mission statement to break down the barriers between jazz and classical music, I was […]

 Kevin Cody

New comic!


Behold, the Hermosa Beach you dream at night!

 Kevin Cody

In memoriam

Hermosa students under the direction of the Builders Club have collected more than 8,000 buttons to be embedded in and around a bench to commemorate the people who died in the 9-11 terror attacks. Hermosa Kiwanis raised money for the bench itself, the location of which was being determined. The students brought buttons from home, […]

 Kevin Cody

Hermosa Beach: About Town – March 24, 2010

Appeal sought As promised, attorneys for the city have asked the state Supreme Court to dismiss an oil company’s $500 million breach-of-contract lawsuit. The city attorneys have filed a petition for a hearing before the high court, at which they would ask justices to partially overturn a recent ruling by a state appeals court. City […]

 Kevin Cody

In memoriam: Hermosa Beach students commemorate 9-11 victims

Hermosa students under the direction of the Builders Club have collected more than 8,000 buttons to be embedded in and around a bench to commemorate the people who died in the 9-11 terror attacks. Hermosa Kiwanis raised money for the bench itself, the location of which was being determined. The students brought buttons from home, […]