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 Ryan McDonald

Density Bonus: Can the South Bay learn to love more housing?

Density Bonus: Can the South Bay learn to love more housing?

Second of two parts by Ryan McDonald In the past year, South Bay residents have appeared at City Council meetings and invoked “density” as reason for concern over, among many other things, outdoor dining, commercial truck delivery schedules, and a proposed slackline park on the beach. None of these would have increased the number of […]

 Kevin Cody

Recycled plastic lifeguard tower in Manhattan Beach

Recycled plastic lifeguard tower in Manhattan Beach

A lifeguard tower built with plastic blocks will be assembled on the beach at Marine Street in Manhattan Beach this Saturday, June 8. The project, by ByFusion Blocker, coincides with World Oceans Day.

 Kevin Cody

Easy Reader sports editor Randy Angel left it all on the field

Easy Reader sports editor Randy Angel left it all on the field

There’s a saying in sports about those guys who play hard, play for others, and never take a down or an inning off that also applies to how Randy lived. He left it all on the field.

 Kevin Cody

Easy Reader sports editor Randy Angel never missed a deadline, until this week

Easy Reader sports editor Randy Angel never missed a deadline, until this week

Easy Reader sports editor Randy Angel passed away Saturday, at age 60. He reported on local sports for the past three decades.

 Kevin Cody

Beach wheels: Cadillac XT4 is a stylish family crossover

Beach wheels: Cadillac XT4 is a stylish family crossover

The Cadillac XT4 is a sweet crossover built to be what it is: A stylish, upscale family hauler that offers serious comfort and luxury.

 Ryan McDonald

City to christen bikeway to honor beloved cycling advocate

City to christen bikeway to honor beloved cycling advocate

by Ryan McDonald Julian Katz won’t be there when Hermosa Beach holds a dedication ceremony downtown next Thursday for the bikeway that now bears his name: he passed away last year due to complications from prostate cancer. But even if Katz were there, those who knew him best say he likely wouldn’t spend much time […]

 David Mendez

D-Day, homefront casualties honored

D-Day, homefront casualties honored

  by David Mendez Hundreds of residents and retired armed forces service members joined the City of Redondo Beach for its annual Memorial Day Service at the city’s Veteran’s Memorial on May 27. Redondo Beach’s annual Memorial Day observance came little more than a week before the 75th anniversary of World War II’s D-Day landings, […]

 Mark McDermott

Manhattan Village adds new restaurants

Manhattan Village adds new restaurants

by Mark McDermott JLL provided a taste of what is to come at Manhattan Village last week, announcing two new restaurants which will be opening as part of the $180 million reimagining of the mall. Both restaurants, dan by ROC (Republic of China) and edo Little Bites, are new concepts from hip, cutting-edge restaurant groups. […]