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 Kevin Cody

Artist, activist Gordon Evans remembered for his passions


For over 50 years Gordon Evans sculpted and painted in the studio behind the Valley Park Drive home that he and his wife purchased shortly after World War II. Evans died Saturday, March 20, following a short illness. He was 83.

 Robb Fulcher

Local trio freed entombed Haitians

Three search and rescue workers from Hermosa had grown accustomed to performing dangerous operations under harrowing conditions. But they found a new level of chaos and devastation in the Haiti earthquake, as they tunneled through compressed stories of caved-in buildings to save people buried deep in concrete tombs, along streets lit at night by campfires […]

 Kevin Cody

In memoriam

Hermosa students under the direction of the Builders Club have collected more than 8,000 buttons to be embedded in and around a bench to commemorate the people who died in the 9-11 terror attacks. Hermosa Kiwanis raised money for the bench itself, the location of which was being determined. The students brought buttons from home, […]

 Kevin Cody

Hermosa Beach: About Town – March 24, 2010

Appeal sought As promised, attorneys for the city have asked the state Supreme Court to dismiss an oil company’s $500 million breach-of-contract lawsuit. The city attorneys have filed a petition for a hearing before the high court, at which they would ask justices to partially overturn a recent ruling by a state appeals court. City […]

 Kevin Cody

In memoriam: Hermosa Beach students commemorate 9-11 victims

Hermosa students under the direction of the Builders Club have collected more than 8,000 buttons to be embedded in and around a bench to commemorate the people who died in the 9-11 terror attacks. Hermosa Kiwanis raised money for the bench itself, the location of which was being determined. The students brought buttons from home, […]

 Kevin Cody

Preparing the town

  Former Councilman George Schmeltzer readies El Camino College students Hansol Lee, Jisoo Lee and Sunjoo Oh to go door-to-door helping Hermosans prepare for disasters. Volunteers from Neighborhood Watch, Leadership Hermosa Beach, the Beach Cities Health District, CERT, Kiwanis, middle and high school service clubs helped in the citywide canvass. Photo by Robb Fulcher

 Kevin Cody

About Town

Appeal sought As promised, attorneys for the city have asked the state Supreme Court to dismiss an oil company’s $500 million breach-of-contract lawsuit. The city attorneys have filed a petition for a hearing before the high court, at which they would ask justices to partially overturn a recent ruling by a state appeals court. City […]

 Easy Reader Staff

50 gather to protest closing the dune

CORE president Bill Hory (left) leads dune exercise supporters down The Strand to the sand dune during a rally Sunday. Photo by Brent Broza (Brozaphoto.com) Protesters against banning exercise on the sand dune showed their numbers Sunday at a “Free the Dune” rally put on by Citizens for Outdoor Exercise and Recreation (CORE). The group […]