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 Mark McDermott

Manhattan Beach About Town

Follow the money:  California’s budget Former state controller and treasurer John Chang will discuss the California state budget in a talk titled “California’s Budget: Education vs. Everything Else” at Mira Costa High School Feb. 24 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. 1401 Artesia Blvd.  State of the City Mayor Nancy Hersman will give the annual State […]

 David Mendez

Small business owners struggle to comply with AB 5 

Small business owners struggle to comply with AB 5 

Bending over backwards by David Mendez Justin Randolph didn’t expect to own a yoga studio, especially less than six years into his practice as a yoga instructor. But last February, 10 months after he and his husband moved to Los Angeles from New York, Randolph had the opportunity to take over Yoga Loft, a Downtown […]

 Kevin Cody

Redondo Beach Councilwoman and Realtor Kay Horrell was known as ‘Steel Magnolia’

Redondo Beach Councilwoman and Realtor Kay Horrell was known as ‘Steel Magnolia’

Former Redondo Beach councilwoman and long time Realtor Mary Kathleen “Kay” Horrell passed away Tuesday February 11, at age 94.

 Ryan McDonald

Hermosa Beach launches VR project to show effects of sea level rise

Hermosa Beach launches VR project to show effects of sea level rise

by Ryan McDonald It’s one thing to hear “three feet of sea-level rise.” It’s quite another to see the waves overtake your favorite volleyball court. The difference between those two experiences is at the heart of Look Ahead Hermosa Beach, a new, city-sponsored initiative that uses immersive, virtual reality technology to show what Hermosa’s beaches […]

 David Mendez

Supporters line up to back RUHS coach

by David Mendez A wall of Redondo Union High School baseball players, two rows deep, lined the chambers of the Redondo Beach Unified School District’s Board of Education Tuesday night meeting to protest the school district’s alleged plan to effectively fire baseball coach Andy Diver at the end of his two-year probationary period with the […]

 Mark McDermott

MBFD begins using new CPR technology

MBFD begins using new CPR technology

by Mark McDermott  Seeking to improve the survival rates of patients undergoing cardiac arrest and reduce injuries to paramedics, the Manhattan Beach Fire Department has acquired a new automated CPR technology.  The AutoPulse Resuscitation System is a mechanical chest compression device that can be strapped on to a patient during an emergency response. This enables […]

 Ryan McDonald

Hermosa and Manhattan mayors visit divided D.C. Can cities show Washington how to function?

Hermosa and Manhattan mayors visit divided D.C. Can cities show Washington how to function?

by Ryan McDonald Opening statements from House managers in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump began Jan. 22. On Jan. 23, Rep. Adam Schiff, the Burbank Democrat who became the most forceful and eloquent voice urging the president’s removal from office, spoke briefly before ceding the floor to fellow impeachment manager Rep. Jerrold Nadler, […]

 Mark McDermott

Manhattan Beach seeks compromise over teen bands at Polliwog Park summer concerts

Manhattan Beach seeks compromise over teen bands at Polliwog Park summer concerts

by Mark McDermott  Teen bands will be allowed to play at the City of Manhattan Beach’s Concerts in the Park, the music series that takes place Sunday evenings throughout the summer. But not too much.  The city’s Parks and Recreation department has partly relented on what supporters of local teen music regarded as a “teen […]