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 Jen Ezpeleta

Return home inspires plan for Redondo Beach community garden

Return home inspires plan for Redondo Beach community garden

Organizer urges balance between connections to ocean and to land

by Rachel Reeves Brianna Egan had to leave Redondo Beach to realize some things about her beloved home city: the general lack of environmental awareness, for example, and the fact that there are 1.4 acres of park space per thousand residents, less than half the average for cities in Los Angeles County. For Egan, 25, […]

 Jen Ezpeleta

Letters to the Editor 1-14-2021

Letters to the Editor 1-14-2021

  A debatable debate Dear ER: Redondo Beach’s ability to face economic recovery in the years ahead will depend decidedly on the March election for Mayor and Council Members. There is a fine group of well-qualified candidates who want to bring progress and collaborative leadership to Redondo Beach: Chris Voisey for Mayor; Brad Waller for […]

 Jen Ezpeleta

Hermosa Beach Council seat to be filled by mail-in ballot

by Dan Blackburn The Hermosa Beach City Council voted unanimously Tuesday evening to call for a special, mail-in election on May 11 to replace Councilman Hany Fangary, who resigned this month. Fangary, who served seven years on the council is moving to Manhattan Beach. Mayor Justin Massey said he wanted to appoint a new replacement […]

 Jen Ezpeleta

PANDEMIC: City registers two new COVID-19 deaths; Mayor questions if deaths are out of norm

PANDEMIC: City registers two new COVID-19 deaths; Mayor questions if deaths are out of norm

Two more Manhattan Beach residents have died as a result of COVID-19, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.

 Jen Ezpeleta

Plan to limit public input on hold

by Dan Blackburn An attempt by Hermosa Beach city officials to eliminate some written communications from residents from city council meeting agendas went down in flames Tuesday — perhaps only temporarily — following vigorous resident complaints. The issue had been scheduled for discussion at this week’s meeting, but it was not included on the agenda. […]

 Jen Ezpeleta

Manhattan Beach schools push back start date for in-person instruction

The reopening of in-person classroom instruction within the Manhattan Beach Unified School District and all area schools has been suspended due to the surge in COVID-19 cases occurring throughout Los Angeles County.

 Jen Ezpeleta

PUBLIC SAFETY: MBFD receives COVID vaccine

PUBLIC SAFETY: MBFD receives COVID vaccine

by Mark McDermott Members of the Manhattan Beach Fire Department in late December became among the first local first responders to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Firefighters and paramedics received doses of the Monderna vaccine. Acting battalion chief Dave Shenbaum said the vaccination came at a crucial time because the department has encountered a spike in […]

 Jen Ezpeleta

Redondo Beach About Town: MLK celebration, RBPD scholarships

Redondo Beach About Town: MLK celebration, RBPD scholarships

An online celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be hosted by the Redondo Beach Police Department on King’s birthday, Monday, Jan. 16., beginning at noon.