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 Mark McDermott

Manhattan Beach About Town

Homeless count The City is seeking volunteers to help with LA County’s annual homeless count. The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) conducts the count, which is intended to help gain an understanding of trends in homelessness throughout the county. The City will host a deployment site for the 2019 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count […]

 Mark McDermott

Manhattan Beach Police Beat

Car break-ins, thefts The beginning of 2019 has been met a rash of thefts from parked vehicles. According to Manhattan Beach police reports, eight vehicles were broken into between Jan. 6 and Jan. 8, including three from the El Porto parking lot. The thefts all occurred in the Sand Section of town and resulted mainly […]

 Ryan McDonald

Skechers breaks ground on PCH project

Skechers breaks ground on PCH project

by Ryan McDonald Looking out at an expanse of recently graded Hermosa Beach earth, Skechers president Michael Greenberg on Friday afternoon offered a series of timelines for the land on which he stood, the future site of Skechers’ design center. There were the roughly three-and-a-half years that the project took to make its way through […]

 Ryan McDonald

South Bay scouts hit Rose Parade

 David Mendez

Brian Wilson, Bob Weir, Willie Nelson to headline Redondo’s BeachLife Festival

Brian Wilson, Bob Weir, Willie Nelson to headline Redondo’s BeachLife Festival

by David Mendez Music legends Brian Wilson, Bob Weir and Willie Nelson will lead an eclectic selection of bands in King Harbor for Redondo Beach’s three-day BeachLife Festival, running the weekend of May 3 to May 5. “In the South Bay, we don’t try to be cool, we just do what we do, and I […]

 David Mendez

Driver dies in fiery crash on Aviation Boulevard

Driver dies in fiery crash on Aviation Boulevard

A man died in Redondo Beach Saturday morning after his SUV crashed and caught fire on Aviation Boulevard.

 Mark McDermott

Seven candidates compete for two seats on City Council

by Mark McDermott Seven candidates have filed papers to compete for two City Council seats in the March 5 Election. Among the candidates are two former councilmembers, one previously unsuccessful council candidate, and four political newcomers. The two incumbents currently holding those seats, Councilwoman Amy Howorth and Councilman David Lesser, are termed out. The candidates […]

 Mark McDermott

Upstairs outdoor dining guidelines okayed

Upstairs outdoor dining guidelines okayed

by Mark McDermott The City Council last week approved new guidelines intended to restrict second-story outdoor dining downtown. Though not yet formalized, at the council’s direction city staff will prepare an ordinance that would not allow second-story outdoor dining that faces residential uses or on a balcony over a public right-of-way. Restaurants seeking to add […]