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Gelson’s arrives, hoping  to win over neighborhood  
 November 17, 2018  Mark McDermott

Gelson’s arrives, hoping to win over neighborhood  

by Mark McDermott It was a store opening five years in the making, one that included overcoming an organized campaign against a grocery store being…

The Boulevard  Opportunity knocks on Artesia
 November 17, 2018  David Mendez

The Boulevard Opportunity knocks on Artesia

by David Mendez When Randolph and Francisca Stern opened up Dance 1, a studio with an emphasis on teaching ballet, they set up in a…

 November 17, 2018  Ryan McDonald

Eighth Street sidewalk upgrades in sight

by Ryan McDonald Hermosa Beach is inching closer to long-awaited upgrades to sidewalks on Eighth Street, one of the city’s few roads connecting the beach…

South Bay firefighting crew  battles Woolsey wildfire
 November 17, 2018  Mark McDermott

South Bay firefighting crew battles Woolsey wildfire

  by Mark McDermott A crew of 21 firefighters from South Bay fire departments has been fighting the Woolsey fire for the last week. The…

Donation limits set for 2019 elections
 November 17, 2018  David Mendez

Donation limits set for 2019 elections

by David Mendez The Redondo Beach City Council set plans to reform political campaign financing and donations on Tuesday night, in a 4-1 vote that,…

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MBUSD mold, asbestos abatement costs $1.2 million

by Mark McDermott The Manhattan Beach Unified School District Board of Education last week allocated $1.2 million for the abatement of asbestos disturbed at Mira Costa High School and mold discovered at schools throughout the district. The asbestos problem, which is the result of a contractor sanding a floor at the Mira Costa library in […]

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Citizen of the Year Heffernan-Schrader turns school gardens into classrooms

Citizen of the Year Heffernan-Schrader turns school gardens into classrooms

Edible education by Yvonne Liu Even though she suffers from severe allergies, Diana Heffernan-Schrader, the charismatic hat wearing garden lady, immerses herself daily in the gardens she helped build at local schools. Her love of nature and desire to volunteer at her children’s schools led Heffernan-Schrader to start Palos Verdes School Gardens (PVSG), a nonprofit […]

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High notes from the Hill

High notes from the Hill

Flying high, from “Peter Pan” in third grade to “La Traviata” opposite Placido Domingo by Brian Gillogly New York Metropolitan Opera tenor Aaron Blake knew when he was in third grade at Peninsula Heritage School that he was different from his classmates. “I just had this kind of mature, more polished sound in my voice. […]

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