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, […]

 Kevin Cody

Preparing the town

  Former Councilman George Schmeltzer readies El Camino College students Hansol Lee, Jisoo Lee and Sunjoo Oh to go door-to-door helping Hermosans prepare for disasters. Volunteers from Neighborhood Watch, Leadership Hermosa Beach, the Beach Cities Health District, CERT, Kiwanis, middle and high school service clubs helped in the citywide canvass. Photo by Robb Fulcher

 Kevin Cody

About Town

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

Mira Costa rules the court

Costa gains top ranking

 Kevin Cody

Overtime on the other side of the pond

    by Randy Angel When the USC women’s soccer team played its final match of the 2008 season, Amy Massey thought her days of competing on the soccer field were over and she would hang up her cleats. Massey was right, but only in the sense of terminology. A former captain of the Mira […]

 Kevin Cody

Beach Cities Sports

Running The Redondo Union High School Athletic Association and the Redondo Union High School Alumni Association will be holding the “Striff/Seifert Memorial Track Meet” on Saturday, June 5 at 12 p.m. Admission is free. Participation fee is $25 per person. A pancake breakfast will be served the morning of the event in the RUHS cafeteria […]

 Kevin Cody

Eulogy for Monsignor Lenihan by Bishop Joseph Sartoris

Saint Lawrence Martyr Church — In addition to the teaching of our faith, story-telling is a great help in coping with the death of someone we love — stories of incidents, events, words, moments, that comfort us, amuse us and console us. There are so many such stories connected with the life and ministry of […]

 Kevin Cody

Barfly: Open Mmic at FFFF

Due to the increasing popularity of Hermosa Beach open mic nights for musicians, Fat Face Fenner’s Fishack, Pier Plaza, HB now hosts an open mic night on Wednesdays.

 Kevin Cody

A La Carte: Waterman’s, Izakaya-ya, Lou-E-Louey’s…

Ortega 120 has been calling their popular tequila classes “Tequila University,” a happy little conceit that is suddenly more real than it used to be. El Camino College decided that the classes are actually informative enough that culinary students can get class credit.

 Kevin Cody

March 18, 2010

Hermosa isn’t Leisure World
Dear ER:
It’s a hoot to hear how folks like Howard Longacre bemoan restaurants and bars for the liquor they serve, as if having a beer with a burrito is a precursor to social decline (“Freeze bars, not police,” ER Letters Mar. 3, 2010). Perhaps Longacre should inquire about where his meager Prop 13 limited property tax ranks in filling the coffers of the City’s revenue?