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 Easy Reader Staff

Teacher layoffs are forestalled

The city school board avoided laying off teachers, but halved the hours of one physical education teacher and cut hours for non-teaching personnel, as board members approved a $9 million budget for the coming school year.

 Easy Reader Staff

Suspects cash thousands in fake checks

Police are searching for at least two female suspects who allegedly separately cashed thousands of dollars in fraudulent checks and may be part of a larger crime ring stretching to Atlanta, Georgia.

 Easy Reader Staff

Hermosa sees quieter Fourth

Hermosa’s western stretches continued to serve as party central on the Fourth of July, but the crowds were smaller and seemed somewhat less intense on Sunday, when the holiday came at the end of a tiring party weekend. Hermosa police were kept again this year, Chief Greg Savelli said. “The weekend was busy, but no […]

 Easy Reader Staff

Valet service to be tested in North Manhattan

The City Council Tuesday night unanimously approved a pilot valet parking program in North Manhattan Beach, in hopes of increasing traffic flow and boosting businesses in the area.

 Robb Fulcher

Teacher layoffs forestalled

The city school board avoided laying off teachers, but halved the hours of one physical education teacher and cut hours for non-teaching personnel, as board members approved a $9 million budget for the coming school year. The balanced budget also calls for five furlough days for all district personnel, draws upon 10 percent of the […]

 Robb Fulcher

Hermosa Beach Ironman, Pennywise highlight Fourth at the Beach

Hermosa’s western stretches continued to serve as party central on the Fourth of July, but the crowds were smaller and seemed somewhat less intense on Sunday, when the holiday came at the end of a tiring party weekend. Hermosa police were kept busy again this year, Hermosa Beach Police Chief Greg Savelli said. “The weekend […]

 Mark McDermott

Army Spc. Sean Ambriz honored for valor in Afghanistan

Army Spc. Sean Ambriz had just arrived back in the States after a year in Afghanistan last month when the plane he was in malfunctioned. It was a commercial airliner flying out of Maine, headed to Colorado – Ambriz was headed back to Fort Carson – and one of its engines stopped working.

 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.