Mark McDermott

April 1, 2010

See the light Dear ER: I don’t know Chris Miko personally, but my children do and for that I’m thankful (“Teacher gets NASA award and Pink slip,” ER Mar. 18, 2010).. He made a difference in their lives. He got my son off of dinosaurs and into space. My out of town friends still talk […]

 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

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

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.

 Easy Reader Staff

Who’s to blame for the pelican’s problems

California brown pelicans seem to have gone mad, begging for food, tailing boats, landing in people’s backyards, hanging out on school rooftops in the Valley and washing up dead along the shore. While it’s easy to tell something is wrong with pelicans, coming up with a fool proof answer to what ails them is not. […]

 Easy Reader Staff

Ravens and monogamy

Valentine’s Day has come and gone again…the day set aside for showering that special someone in your life with love, gifts, affection and maybe even an engagement ring. The first step in making the ultimate promise to spend the rest of your life with the person you love or “until death do us part” as […]

 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?

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