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 David Mendez

Homeless supply bags ‘making a dent’ in Venice

Homeless supply bags ‘making a dent’ in Venice

by David Mendez While residents and elected officials struggle with local programs that feed the homeless in Redondo, the city’s next generation has taken matters into their own hands. Redondo Union High School junior John Dorn, 16, founded Helping Homeless Today, an organization that distributes goods to people experiencing homelessness across Los Angeles. Last weekend, […]

 Special Contributor

Redondo students win support for Green New Deal

Redondo students win support for Green New Deal

by Martha Farah Last month, incoming Redondo Union High School seniors Eva Lovell, Grace McGonigle, and Vanessa Rebentisch proposed that the Redondo Beach City Council support the federal Green New Deal, a resolution that lays out a plan to address climate change. On July 2, the City Council approved the student-proposed resolution, supporting it with […]

 Ryan McDonald

Hermosa Beach’s Cypress district may get reprieve for hosting events

Hermosa Beach’s Cypress district may get reprieve for hosting events

By Ryan McDonald Hermosa’s light-manufacturing district, which in recent years has seen a pair of art galleries open whose events drew increasing numbers of people to the area, may soon be the subject of temporary zoning updates that could clear up confusion about the kind of events they are able to hold. The City Council […]

 Mark McDermott

The Emoji House war: A neighborhood feud erupts in El Porto 

The Emoji House war: A neighborhood feud erupts in El Porto 

by Mark McDermott  Susan Wieland had been away for a work conference since the end of May, but neighbors sent her the photo. Even so, upon returning to her home in the El Porto neighborhood of Manhattan Beach on the night of June 8, she wept when she actually saw her neighbor’s house.  The house, […]

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach About Town

How to get Teen Choice tickets Approximately 3,000 passes to next weekend’s Teen Choice Awards are being set aside for residents of Hermosa, Manhattan Beach and Redondo Beach, taking place on the sand south of the Pier on Aug. 11. Local residents can obtain wristbands allowing admission on Thursday, Aug. 8 and Friday, Aug. 9, […]

 Special Contributor

Manhattan Beach The storied El Tarasco

Manhattan Beach The storied El Tarasco

The north Manhattan institution celebrates its 50th year, unchanged Story and photos by Sarah Plenge The story of El Tarasco can be found on the back of its menu, whose recipes were created by Celia Palomo when she and husband Moises opened the Rosecrans Avenue restaurant in 1969, two blocks up from the beach in […]

 Kevin Cody

Palos Verdes Aye aye, Admiral Risty

Palos Verdes Aye aye, Admiral Risty

Gathering for a final farewell photo last week were Admiral Risty owners Jan and Wayne Judah and employees (front row, standing) Marcus Pizano, Mike Fish, Gaby  Pizano, Samuel Garcia, Sonia Valdez, and Noe Doval; and (second row) Scott Lee, Lucy Tevosian, Angelina Beccerra, Manual Sanchez, Martha Rodriquez, Juventino  Escobedo, Jose Martinez, Juan Duran; and (back […]

 Ryan McDonald

Hermosa Beach About Town

  The Kids Strike Back: Battle of the Bands returns to RB Performing Arts Center The second edition of Redondo’s Youth Battle of the Bands, presented by the Redondo Beach Police Department, B2 Insurance and the Los Angeles Kings, kicks off this Saturday, Aug. 3, at 7 p.m., at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center. […]