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 Ryan McDonald

Council tackles rules for wireless

Council tackles rules for wireless

by Ryan McDonald Hermosa’s City Council advanced rules governing wireless communication facilities Tuesday night, attempting to keep up with rapid technological change and an evolving regulatory landscape. The council expressed unanimous support for a series of changes to the Hermosa Beach municipal code concerning the placement of the facilities in the public right of way. […]

 Ryan McDonald

MAN OF THE YEAR

MAN OF THE YEAR

Barks is former mayor, Sister City prez by Ryan McDonald People kept telling George Barks that the city needed him. It was the early 1970s, and Barks kept hearing from residents about hot-button property rights issues. They thought his pro-business attitude was what the city needed, and urged him to run for City Council. But […]

 David Mendez

City on top of piling repairs

City on top of piling repairs

by David Mendez A pair of broken piles at the Redondo Pier is being repaired shortly after a video surfaced on social media showing one separated from its base. But according to city officials, the piles have been tagged for repair since a review by a city contractor in mid-December. On New Year’s Eve, Redondo […]

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach police wound man on Esplanade in domestic violence call

Redondo Beach police wound man on Esplanade in domestic violence call

Redondo Beach police wound man on Esplanade after responding to 911 calls about possible domestic violence.

 David Mendez

Emdee aims to ‘move forward’

Emdee aims to ‘move forward’

by David Mendez When Laura Emdee is asked why she puts herself through the rigor of public service, one response always pops into her head: Why don’t you? “If you don’t stand up for what you believe in, you don’t have any right to complain,” Emdee said. “That’s why I believe in public service. It’s […]

 Mark McDermott

Manhattan Beach Police Beat

Car vandalism Overnight on Dec. 27-28, two cars were vandalized on the 1500 and 1600 blocks of Marine, according to police reports. The windows of both vehicles were damaged, but nothing was reported stolen. Overnight on Dec. 30-31, a car was broken into on the 800 block of Ocean Drive and a wallet, credit cards, […]

 Mark McDermott

Manhattan Beach About Town

Sidewalk sale The Downtown Sidewalk Sale, featuring 75 businesses offering steep discounts on goods as they do an inventory clean-out, takes place from Jan. 18 to Jan. 21. Chili cook-off The 5th annual South Bay Chili Cook-Off takes place at Fire Station #1 (400 15th St.) Jan. 26 from 2 to 4 p.m. The event […]

 Easy Reader Staff

Reroute Pier hotel trucks

by Anthony Higgins How could the project-contractor for the Strand & Pier Hotel in downtown Hermosa Beach have possibly recommended 27th Street for the estimated 7,000 heavy truck trips be needed to build the hotel? Pier Avenue is the truck-route meant to service the central business district needs? If Pier Avenue were to be used, […]