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 Mark McDermott

Redondo Beach USD struggles to find new property revenue

The Redondo Unified School District sees a decline in the value of its surplus property as it seeks increased lease revenue to offset state education cuts.

 Easy Reader Staff

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The annual Fourth of July celebration

 Easy Reader Staff

Carbon neutrality gets push

Hermosa Beach, the first city in Los Angeles County to pledge to become carbon neutral, will partner with AECOM Technology Corporation to seek grants and other funding to fulfill its promise to eliminate its carbon footprint, Mayor Michael DiVirgilio has announced. The Los Angeles-based firm will provide consulting and grant-writing services to help Hermosa get […]

 Robb Fulcher

Church looks to Heaven for power

Our Lady of Guadalupe Church and School is used to turning heavenward for the sunlight of the spirit, and with the completion of the largest installation of solar panels in Hermosa, Our Lady will begin using the sunlight itself for the lion’s share of its electricity. The parish becomes the first in the Los Angeles […]

 Robb Fulcher

Upscale offices face foreclosure sale

An upscale, 53-unit office condo complex on Pier Avenue is faced with a foreclosure sale July 22. The 53-unit development on the corner of Pier and Manhattan avenues, overlooking the Pacific Ocean, is in default of its loan by $16.1 million, according to the lender. Bryn Stroyke of Vintage Properties Company Inc., a partner in […]

 Kevin Cody

Oil freezing plan met with cold shoulder

by Robb Fulcher Tim Beck is accustomed to getting nowhere with the government. For months he appeared before the Hermosa Beach City Council to push for limited beach nudity, and to explain that beach sand could be frozen to prevent its migration to other shores. Council members listened obligingly and treated him respectfully, but the […]

 Kevin Cody

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 Kevin Cody

Carbon neutrality gets push

Carbon push Hermosa Beach, the first city in Los Angeles County to pledge to become carbon neutral, will partner with AECOM Technology Corporation to seek grants and other funding to fulfill its promise to eliminate its carbon footprint, Mayor Michael DiVirgilio has announced. The Los Angeles-based firm will provide consulting and grant-writing services to help […]