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 Kevin Cody

Cruising into the sunset

 Kevin Cody

Man guilty of infractions in downtown incident

by Robb Fulcher A man who claims Hermosa police zapped him with a Taser and struck him with a baton or a flashlight in a downtown incident was convicted of having an open container of alcohol and littering, and was fined $1,400 for the infractions. Commissioner Steven L. Berman handed down the decision on Thursday, […]

 Kevin Cody

About Town

Cleanup, oil The South Bay Chapter of Surfrider Foundation will hold a beach cleanup 10 a.m. Saturday at 26th Street, followed by participation in a Hands Across The Sand event to protest offshore oil drilling, 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. First Thursday The City Council agreed to help promote First Thursdays, in which 50-plus downtown […]

 Mark McDermott

Theater Review: South Pacific

The Lincoln Center’s Tony Award winning production of South Pacific arrives in Los Angeles.

 Easy Reader Staff

Plant nursery returns to its roots

Jon Bell has spent nearly half his life working at a well-loved Manhattan Beach plant nursery. Last month, he bought the wilting business and is working to return it to its former glory.

 Easy Reader Staff

MBEF raises glasses and money

More than 1,400 people gathered at the Manhattan Beach Country Club Saturday to eat, drink, and merrily raise hundreds of thousand of dollars for Manhattan schools during the 16th Annual Manhattan Beach Education Foundation Wine Auction.

 Easy Reader Staff

Ankle monitor clears man of purse robbery

An electronic ankle monitor cleared a parolee of committing one of two strong-armed robberies in Manhattan Beach this month but landed him in jail anyway when he was found to be in violation of his parole.

 Mark McDermott

Police officer injured in traffic stop


Police are investigating whether or not a collision between a Hermosa Beach motorcycle patrol officer and a driver he stopped on Artesia Boulevard in Redondo Beach was an accident or an intentional assault.