by Rachel Reeves When the coronavirus became a pandemic, two seemingly unrelated things happened for Redondo Beach resident Carol Shreiner. Her news feeds began to fill up with anxious, negative commentary, and her kitchen began to fill up with bags of donated bottle caps. Her solution to the first problem came in a moment of…

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Editor’s note: Lucy Davis, a freshman at Redondo Union, reflects on what it has been like to enter high school virtually. by Lucy Davis My parents didn’t take me to school on the first day of high school. That morning was particularly quiet, as far as first days usually go. I made myself breakfast, I…

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by Rachel Reeves If preliminary results hold, only the board of the Redondo Beach Unified School District will change as a result of this week’s citywide election. Less than half of ballots cast were counted before unofficial numbers were announced, at 11:11 p.m. on Tuesday. According to those numbers, incumbents are ahead in the races…

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by Rachel Reeves There’s a #9 on the pitcher’s mound at Seahawk Stadium. It’s a salute to Sean Denhart, a proud Redondo local who spent some of his most treasured moments there, on that diamond. He died suddenly of heart failure on Dec. 30, two months after the Dodgers won the World Series. He was…

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Twelve years ago, Rabbi Yossi Mintz had a dream.  Mintz, the founder and director of the Jewish Community Center Chabad of the South Bay, envisioned a state-of-the-art facility where cutting-edge research, technology, and expertise would help people with special needs carve pathways into society.  Statistics pointed to a need for this kind of place, and…

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  At dusk on a Saturday in October, more than 300 people prostrated themselves on a downtown Los Angeles street. Each held a wooden board or two, painted black and bearing the name, age, and photograph of an Angeleno who was killed by an officer of the Los Angeles Police Department or the L.A. Sheriff’s…

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The Redondo Beach Unified School District (RBUSD) has postponed the planned reopening of some classrooms from next week to Jan. 4. The district received a TK-2 waiver — an exemption that allows students in transitional kindergarten, kindergarten, first, and second grades to return to in-person learning — from the L.A. County Department of Health on…

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