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 David Mendez

Redondo Beach This week’s Swim the Avenues event hopes to build momentum and tradition as Redondo hopes to host an Olympic event

Redondo Beach This week’s Swim the Avenues event hopes to build momentum and tradition as Redondo hopes to host an Olympic event

by David Mendez For many, many minutes after open-water swimmer Quinn Fitzgerald marched himself out of the ocean off of Torrance Beach, following a test swim on a Thursday morning in May, he was unable to peel the smile off of his face. “It was beautiful, refreshing. It was pretty great to see dolphins — […]

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach SCVC’s 17 Quiksilver win championship

Redondo Beach SCVC’s 17 Quiksilver win championship

Southern California Volleyball Club’s 17 Quiksilver team took first place in USA Volleyball’s Boys Junior Volleyball Championships, which ran June 30 through July 7. SCVC’s 17 Quiksilver beat Balboa Bay’s 17 Blue in three sets during the July 7 final to win the championship. The team is led by Head Coach Cameron Green, and Assistant […]

 Ryan McDonald

Hermosa Beach company hopes to redefine CBD market

by Ryan McDonald When Josh Standifer was a kid, his mother would periodically summon him to her room using the noise made from banging a ladle against a soup can. A series of compounding health problems frequently left her unable to care for herself, and Standifer was taking care of his mother from a young […]

 Mark McDermott

Alex Curry relishes World Cup journey

Alex Curry relishes World Cup journey

by Mark McDermott  Many years from now, perhaps when she is a grandmother sitting with a granddaughter on her lap trying to explain what it was like in the old days before women were presidents and received pay equal to men, Alex Curry will remember a single sound. It was a sound she heard seven […]

 Ryan McDonald

Hermosa Beach About Town

Eighth Street fixes underway Crews began staging equipment on Monday for long-awaited fixes to Eighth Street, which will provide ADA accessible sidewalks on both sides of the street. Work will first be done on the north side of the street, heading west from Valley Drive toward Hermosa Avenue, and is expected to last approximately 45 […]

 David Mendez

Manhattan Beach About Town

Cloud lifted Over Verandas New York Food Company announced this week that it has signed a five-year lease extension for the Verandas Beach House, the wedding and event venue it has operated for the past 20 years. The lease extension puts to rest longtime rumors that the former Orville and Wilbur’s restaurant site at Rosecrans […]

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach About Town

Sewing Rebellion at the libraries The Redondo Beach Public Library is fomenting fabric-based rebellion at its two libraries this month, beginning with an introduction to the sewing machine this Saturday, July 13. Participants will learn a brief history of the sewing machine, as well as about the machine itself. They will then learn how to […]

 Mark McDermott

Manhattan Beach surveilance cameras increase arrests, raise concerns

Manhattan Beach surveilance cameras increase arrests, raise concerns

Are Manhattan Beach Automated License Plate Readers a force multiplier for police, or the beginning of Big Brother?