Beach Cities Toy Drive 

by Kevin Cody

Supporters of the Beach Cities Toy Drive (pictured above in 2018) kicked off the holiday charity’s 29th year this week. Unwrapped toys may be dropped off at the Hermosa Beach City Hall parking lot on Saturday, Dec. 4 and Dec. 11. Toys may also be dropped off anytime at Hermosa’s and Manhattan’s Police and Fire departments. Or donations may be made at the BeachCitiesToyDrive GoFundMe page ( Toys are distributed to the Salvation Army, the 1736 House and other local charities. Due to the pandemic, the traditional gift wrapping party will not be held. Photo by Kevin Cody