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 Mark McDermott

Manhattan Beach Police Beat

Stolen cars Two cars were reported stolen during the last week of June and first week of July, according to Manhattan Beach Police Department reports. A 2018 Kia was reported stolen from the 800 block of Boundary Place overnight June 27. A 2012 Infinity SUV was reported stolen from the 1800 block of Faymont Avenue […]

 Special Contributor

Manhattan Beach For local band The Lucky Ones, it’s a family affair

Manhattan Beach For local band The Lucky Ones, it’s a family affair

by Will Riordan Adam Lawson, lead singer of South Bay rock-reggae band The Lucky Ones, says that for the group, “The South Bay will always be home.” Daniel Vos, the Lucky Ones’ lead guitarist, did grow up in the South Bay. But it was not Lawson’s first home: He grew up in Cambridge, England and […]

 Kevin Cody

Bullock repeats with Redondo Beach Swim the Avenues victory

Bullock repeats with Redondo Beach Swim the Avenues victory

Ryan Bullock, 35, of Hermosa Beach, continued his dominance of local open ocean swims on Sunday by winning the Second Annual Redondo Beach Swim the Avenues.

 Ryan McDonald

Lineup for Hermosa Beach Summer Concerts announced

Lineup for Hermosa Beach Summer Concerts announced

By Ryan McDonald Hermosa Beach will host two weekends of free summer concerts on the beach this August, with an eclectic and modern collection of acts playing on stage in the sand the last two weekends of the month. This year’s offerings will be closer to a festival style experience than in the past, with […]

 Kevin Cody

49th Annual Easy Reader Writing, Photography Contest

49th Annual Easy Reader Writing, Photography Contest

Story and photo submissions are now being accepted for the 49th Annual Easy Reader Anniversary contest: Deadline: Friday, July 26 

 Kevin Cody

Redondo Beach Swim the Avenues 2019

Redondo Beach Swim the Avenues 2019

Over 500 swimmers participated in the Secondo Annual Swim the Avenues on Sunday, July 14> Local swim clubs represented included SOBA, SCAT, Peninsula, SMOG and Equinox. Photos by Kevin Cody  

 Teri Marin

Hermosa Beach Hotel bed tax boost to be on fall ballot

Hermosa Beach Hotel bed tax boost to be on fall ballot

by Ryan McDonald Hermosa Beach voters will weigh in on whether the city should raise its transient occupancy tax, added to the bills of those who book rooms in hotels within its boundaries, in order to boost city coffers. Hermosa’s City Council chose to put the measure, which would increase the tax to 14 percent […]

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach Health report lays out three year plan

Redondo Beach Health report lays out three year plan

by David Mendez The Beach Cities Health District has laid out its health priorities for the next three years, and while it continues to prioritize Blue Zones-related tenets of nutrition and exercise, its latest report indicates the Health District has expanded its priorities. “I think the biggest takeaway from our data is that we’re a […]