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 Ryan McDonald

Hermosa Beach About Town

Hermosa Beach About Town

New parking pass required   Hermosans in designated areas wishing to avoid parking tickets must have a 2019-2020 parking pass displayed by March 20. The permits allow people park beyond the one-hour limit noted on signs residential areas that are considered “impacted,” where demand for spots is highest. Permit holders may also park for free […]

 Mark McDermott

Comedy Night at Pancho’s: Six years of jokes told beneath a dead shark

Comedy Night at Pancho’s: Six years of jokes told beneath a dead shark

by Mark McDermott Danno Carter isn’t given to nostalgia, much less to a sense of larger perspective. But even Carter must admit he’s come a long ways since he founded Comedy Night at Pancho’s Restaurant six years ago. He was a young pup back then, more than occasionally homeless, perfecting his couch surfing skills, comedic […]

 Mark McDermott

Seville-Jones, Manhattan Beach planning commissioner, prominent attorney, passes

Seville-Jones, Manhattan Beach planning commissioner, prominent attorney, passes

by Mark McDermott Sandra Seville-Jones, a planning commissioner and longtime civic stalwart who was also an internationally prominent attorney, has passed away. Seville-Jones died on March 9 of complications following an unspecified surgery. She was 58. “The City is deeply saddened by the loss of Sandra Seville-Jones,” said Mayor Steve Napolitano. “Sandra was always thoughtful, […]

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach About Town

Redondo Union JROTC Burger Night Redondo Union High School’s Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program is hosting a Burger Night Fundraiser on Friday, March 15 from 5 to 9 p.m. at American Legion Post 184, 412 Camino Real. All proceeds go to support the JROTC program, which helps develop leadership, discipline, and character […]

 Ryan McDonald

Rules for sidewalk vending in Hermosa Beach delayed, but not for long

Rules for sidewalk vending in Hermosa Beach delayed, but not for long

By Ryan McDonald Hermosa Beach’s City Council decided Tuesday night to delay a vote on an ordinance regulating sidewalk vending, but signalled that rules regulating the practice were imminent. The decision to delay a vote on the rules conformed with a request from the Chamber of Commerce and Visitors’ Bureau, but is unlikely to assuage […]

 Kevin Cody

Gelson’s feeds Manhattan Beach Ed Foundation

Gelson’s feeds Manhattan Beach Ed Foundation

The Manhattan Beach Ed Foundation received a boost Saturday of five percent of the day’s sales from the new, Manhattan Beach Gelson’s Market.

 Mark McDermott

Hadley, Stern lead Council vote, Measure A wins

Hadley, Stern lead Council vote, Measure A wins

by Mark McDermott If results hold, the City of Manhattan Beach will have its very first City Council with a female majority. Political newcomers Suzanne Hadley and Hildy Stern led a seven-candidate field on Tuesday night in the election for two council seats. Hadley’s election victory is all but certain. She was the leading vote-getter, […]

 David Mendez

Incumbents hold lead in early count

Incumbents hold lead in early count

by David Mendez The first round of ballots have been counted, and based on early returns Redondo Beach residents have re-elected City Council members Christian Horvath and Laura Emdee and City Treasurer Steve Diels. As of the Election Night count at 11:20 p.m., Horvath led in his District 3 race over Candace Nafissi with 55 […]