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 Ryan McDonald

Uncertainty over grant for South Bay stormwater project

Uncertainty over grant for South Bay stormwater project

by Ryan McDonald The Hermosa Beach City Council’s decision last week not to pursue a large regional stormwater project under the Greenbelt or beneath South Park has left the future of a $3.1 million grant the Beach Cities received to address the issue in limbo. Officials with the State Water Resources Control Board said this […]

 Ryan McDonald

Hermosa Beach About Town

‘Forced from Home’ exhibit St. Cross Episcopal Church will host an interactive exhibit this weekend intended to simulate the experience of being uprooted from home and crossing borders to escape. The event runs from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the church’s Parker Hall, with each session lasting 45 minutes. It will begin with an […]

 Mark McDermott

Manhattan Beach About Town

Ungoco appointed to Planning Commission The City Council on Tuesday night, after some debate, unanimously appointed Joseph Ungoco to the Planning Commission. He will take the place left vacant by the sudden passing of Commissioner Sandra Seville-Jones. The action was the first taken by the council after the swearing in of new members Suzanne Hadley […]

 Kevin Cody

‘Saint Bob’ was MCHS teacher, counselor, coach

‘Saint Bob’ was MCHS teacher, counselor, coach

by Kevin Cody Bob Brigham began teaching at Mira Costa High School in 1951, one year after the school opened. Over the next 36 years, he taught history, government, social studies, psychology, typing and driver’s ed. He was also a counselor, sports announcer, and football, tennis, swimming and wrestling coach. Brigham passed away March 13, […]

 Kevin Cody

LA BioMed steps on world stage with opening of new bio lab

LA BioMed steps on world stage with opening of new bio lab

by Kevin Cody The opening of the glass-clad, silver framed, cubist-inspired LA BioMed MRL (Medical Research Laboratory) was celebrated Saturday with a ribbon cutting and tour for supporters. LA BioMed (Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute ) is in Torrance, next to the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. Architect Braulio Baptista, whose firm ZGF designed the $63 million, […]

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach About Town

Bus fire on PCH; Hahn demands changes Supervisor Janice Hahn called LA Metro to quickly phase out its diesel-engine buses after a bus on route 232 caught fire at Pacific Coast Highway and Avenue H on Tuesday morning. No one was injured in the blaze. Redondo Beach Firefighters responded to the vehicle fire at about […]

 Ryan McDonald

Police: chef arrest was ‘swatting’

Police: chef arrest was ‘swatting’

  by Ryan McDonald Adam Perry Lang, a celebrity chef who was arrested at a North Hermosa home in January, was the victim of a “swatting” incident, a false report that drew out police helicopters, tactical vehicles and closed surrounding streets for hours. In a statement released last week, Sgt. Mick Gaglia of the Hermosa […]

 Ryan McDonald

Sounds of Change: Manhattan Beach’s Don Jung captures music and events of the late ’60s

Sounds of Change: Manhattan Beach’s Don Jung captures music and events of the late ’60s

Manhattan Beach resident Don Jung’s book ‘Rockin’ Through Troubled Waters’ recounts his times in the late ‘60s music scene

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