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“I knew I was doing the right thing”
 January 19, 2021  Dan Smith

“I knew I was doing the right thing”

By Gigi Moreno, Ph.D. In August, I received an email from Kaiser Permanente asking members to volunteer for a COVID vaccine trial. I have never…

Manhattan Beach registers two new COVID-19 deaths; Mayor questions if deaths are out of the norm
 January 18, 2021  Mark McDermott

Manhattan Beach registers two new COVID-19 deaths; Mayor questions if deaths are out of the norm

by Mark McDermott  Two more Manhattan Beach residents have died as a result of COVID-19, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. …

Buried memories
 January 17, 2021  Donald Morrison

Buried memories

by Donald Morrison When Italian photographer Tom Bertolotti stumbled upon a half-buried GoPro camera on January 12, in the sand near RAT Beach, he thought…

Manhattan Beach’s Mason Silva wins skateboarding’s top honor
 January 15, 2021  Donald Morrison

Manhattan Beach’s Mason Silva wins skateboarding’s top honor

“COVID turned into a blessing for me because there were no distractions.” by Donald Morrison  Manhattan Beach skateboarder Mason Silva has been named Thrasher Magazine’s…

Manhattan Beach dominates best new 2020 South Bay Restaurants
 January 15, 2021  Jen Ezpeleta

Manhattan Beach dominates best new 2020 South Bay Restaurants

While 2020 was not a good year financially for restaurants, it was creatively and qualitatively the equal of any in recent memory.…

 Jen Ezpeleta

Tommy Lasorda, Skechers formed friendship bond in Manhattan Beach

Tommy Lasorda, Skechers formed friendship bond in Manhattan Beach

Lasorda-Skechers bond formed Special Beach Cities friendship

Tommy Lasorda, who rivaled Yogi Berra for memorable baseball quotes, went to his rest last Thursday, leaving behind a quote readymade for his tombstone.:
I bleed Dodger blue and when I die, I’m going to the big Dodger in the sky.”

 Jen Ezpeleta

Return home inspires plan for Redondo Beach community garden

Return home inspires plan for Redondo Beach community garden

Organizer urges balance between connections to ocean and to land

by Rachel Reeves Brianna Egan had to leave Redondo Beach to realize some things about her beloved home city: the general lack of environmental awareness, for example, and the fact that there are 1.4 acres of park space per thousand residents, less than half the average for cities in Los Angeles County. For Egan, 25, […]

 Jen Ezpeleta

Letters to the Editor 1-14-2021

Letters to the Editor 1-14-2021

  A debatable debate Dear ER: Redondo Beach’s ability to face economic recovery in the years ahead will depend decidedly on the March election for Mayor and Council Members. There is a fine group of well-qualified candidates who want to bring progress and collaborative leadership to Redondo Beach: Chris Voisey for Mayor; Brad Waller for […]

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