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Fatal early morning accident in Hermosa Beach
 October 23, 2019  Kevin Cody

Fatal early morning accident in Hermosa Beach

A collision between a luxury SUV and a midsize sedan resulted in a fatality this morning at about 3 a.m. at Pacific Coast Highway and Artesia Boulevard in Hermosa Beach. Traffic the length of the city was diverted west to Ardmore and east to Prospect avenues, snarling traffic throughout the commuter hours. Further details were not immediately available.…

Next Step’s Janne Kouri honored at Best of Manhattan Beach dinner
 October 22, 2019  Kevin Cody

Next Step’s Janne Kouri honored at Best of Manhattan Beach dinner

First Step founder Jannie Kouri, received the Bob Meistrell Local Legend award at the 2019 Manhattan Beach Chamber Best of Manhattan awards dinner.…

Mike Doyle remembered as Renaissance Waterman at Hermosa Beach paddleout
 October 21, 2019  Kevin Cody

Mike Doyle remembered as Renaissance Waterman at Hermosa Beach paddleout

Mike Doyle was the greatest waterman of his era," Chris Bredesen said. Their fellow Jacobs team rider Don Craig concurred. “Mike long boarded, short boarded, tandem boarded, windsurfed, kite surfed, foil surfed and for something to do in winter, he invented the monoski (a precursor to the showboard),” Don Craig said. …

Developer puts Hermosa Beach’s Strand and Pier project on hold
 October 21, 2019  Ryan McDonald

Developer puts Hermosa Beach’s Strand and Pier project on hold

by Ryan McDonald The Strand and Pier Hotel in downtown Hermosa Beach is on hold, according to a letter from the developer to the city.…

ES business – City Slingshots
 October 21, 2019  Kevin Cody

ES business – City Slingshots

“El Segundo is the most important five square miles in Southern California.” -- El Segundo Mayor Drew Boyles…

 Ryan McDonald

Sunscreen Fest West back in Hermosa

by Ryan McDonald Hermosa Beach resident Bill Sarine was looking for film festivals to show a short film he had been working on when he got an email from his brother with a list of possibilities. He began scanning the list and, to his surprise, found one that would let him walk to see his […]

 Mark McDermott

Council to revisit county takeover of MBFD

by Mark McDermott  The City Council will revisit the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s proposal to provide fire services locally, a move that would eliminate the Manhattan Beach Fire Department. The council moved on Tuesday night to bring the matter back at its next meeting.  Mayor Nancy Hersman, who temporarily shelved the matter last month […]

 David Mendez

Council pays police, considers sales tax increase

by David Mendez The Redondo Beach City Council has a tentative agreement in place with its police officers union, ending a 16-month labor standoff between the two sides. To do so, the Council unanimously approved a plan to borrow funds from the City’s pension reserve fund. The move set off a series of budget discussions […]

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