If you are a registered Democrat in the 53rd Assembly District, your mailbox has been filled with screeds indicating that Betsy Butler, one of eight candidates in the race for the Democratic nomination, is the devil incarnate.
Redondo Beach City Councilman Bill Brand’s opinions reflect the mission of Building a Better Redondo (BBR), an organization that claims it supports slow growth, but seems much more intent on no growth. BBR portrays its mission as a citizen’s revolt against city government.
Over the past decade, fin whale sightings in the San Pedro Channel have been on a steady increase, suggesting they are recovering from having been hunted near to extinction Second place is such a drag. It means that first place just got away. It means that you were almost the champion. It means that no […]
Gift card confusion Dear ER: Please allow me to clarify a few points on which Doug Christensen was mistaken (“Real teacher appreciation, ” ER Letters, May 6, 2010). Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week is a function of the PTA, and as such has nothing to do with the RB Teachers Association or RB Education Foundation. […]
by Andrew Warnuck
Steve Byrne has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and has two hour long Comedy Central specials. We spoke about the secret to joke writing, going on a USO tour seeing his brother in Iraq, and comedy stalkers.
Real teacher appreciation
I just received a flyer from my daughter’s Redondo Beach elementary school with suggestions on the gift cards that each and every teacher (as well as administrator) would like to have for “Staff Appreciation” week — May 24 through May 28.
by Roger Repohl
After a couple years of consciousness-raising and political agitation by urban-agriculture groups, the New York City Department of Health has removed the honeybee from its index of forbidden creatures. Oh, freedom! No longer would beekeepers in the boroughs have to live furtively, fearing betrayal by neighborhood informants, their locations disclosed, their hives confiscated, their checkbooks garnished, their pacific hobby denied them by The Regime.
Editor’s note: The following comments were posted at EasyReaderNews.com in response to “No alcohol at 6 Man, fees to increase,” which appeared in the ER April 8, 2010. The Manhattan Beach City council is scheduled to address the issue at its Tuesday, May 4 meeting.