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Epilepsy Ride honors Cleland  benefits research efforts
 January 18, 2020  David Mendez

Epilepsy Ride honors Cleland benefits research efforts

by David Mendez David Keane was working down the street at his then-Pier Avenue office in Hermosa Beach when he got a call that his…

HBCSD Superintendent Escalante will step down in June
 January 18, 2020  Ryan McDonald

HBCSD Superintendent Escalante will step down in June

by Ryan McDonald Pat Escalante, superintendent of the Hermosa Beach City School District, announced last week that she is planning to retire on June 30.…

Two hurt in memorial car crash 
 January 18, 2020  Ryan McDonald

Two hurt in memorial car crash 

by Ryan McDonald Two people were injured last week after driving a car into the Hermosa Beach Veterans Memorial at the Community Center. The driver…

City observes King with event, monument
 January 17, 2020  David Mendez

City observes King with event, monument

by David Mendez When Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke before an assembly at Cornell College’s King’s Chapel on Oct. 15, 1962, Dr. Martin Luther…

Budding developers win Lieu’s contest
 January 17, 2020  David Mendez

Budding developers win Lieu’s contest

by David Mendez Two Redondo Union High School seniors were honored at Tuesday night’s meeting of the Redondo Beach Unified School District’s Board of Education.…

 Kevin Cody

Teen bands fear ban from next summer Concerts in the Park

Teen bands fear ban from next summer Concerts in the Park

by Kevin Cody Last July, Good Vibe performed before an estimated 15,000 friends, neighbors and music fans at Polliwog Park. They were the opening act for Queen Nation, a copy band that skyrocketed in popularity following the release last year of “Bohemian Rhapsody,” a movie about rock star Freddie Mercury and the original band Queen. […]

 Ryan McDonald

Hermosa Beach About Town

Beloved Pet Mart owner dies Longtime Pet Mart owner Maria da Silva Lopes passed away Sunday after a long fight against cancer. She was 71. Maria had owned Pet Mart in Hermosa Beach since 1975. She and husband Abu have operated the store together since they married in 1984. The couple met when his sons […]

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach About Town

Signature count appears to force Gran recall; official count pending Proponents of the effort to recall Redondo Beach District 4 Councilman John Gran may have cleared the bar to force a recall election. A raw count of 2,814 signatures was submitted to the Redondo Beach City Clerk’s office on Jan. 9, alongside 240 signed requests […]

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