Kevin Cody

Beach courts to be dedicated

Editors Note: With rain in the forecast, the dedication for the new Beach Tennis courts in Hermosa Beach has been postponed until April. The St. Patrick’s Day Tournament remains scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, March 13 & 14. by Randy Angel West Coast Beach Tennis will inaugurate Hermosa Beach’s two permanent courts at 14th Street […]

 Kevin Cody

Beach Cities Sports

Running G.I. Joe, in conjunction with the City of Hermosa Beach, will hold the annual spring Pier-to-Pier Run/Walk Saturday at 7 a.m. Approximately four miles, the sand course goes to the Manhattan Beach Pier and back. Entry fee is $30. Entrants receive a T-shirt, goodie bag and prizes. To register, call 310-318-0280 or visit hermosabch.org. […]

 Kevin Cody

Theater review: “Lobby Hero”

“And so William confides to Jeff that his brother has been arrested for a heinous crime. He may be innocent, but probably isn’t. We never doubt that William is a person of strong moral fiber, who is prepared to see the chips fall where they may and justice run its course – until something convinces him that his brother will not receive a fair trial. All he has to do is provide an alibi for where his brother was that evening…”

 Kevin Cody

A sense of place: American Farmhouse Roadside Grill

by Richard Foss One of the finest dining experiences I can remember was in a rustic farmhouse at the end of a long dirt road. “Everything you are eating was produced within sight of this dining room,” mentioned our server as he set out a magnificent meal. The ideal of local, fresh food was beautifully […]

 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.