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 Easy Reader Staff

Fritz Coleman “On the Fritz” in Hermosa


Stand-up comedian-turned-weatherman Fritz Coleman blows into Hermosa Beach for a two-week run at the Community Theater. For ticket information about “On the Fritz” call 310-372-4477 or visit www.hermosabeachplayhouse.com.

 Mark McDermott

A sweet sailor fades into the sunset

Ed Neubauer was many things to many people. To thousands of kids he taught over the course of 36 years in the Hawthorne School District, he was a relentlessly upbeat and encouraging figure in their lives, one who took groups of kids on camping trips, helping bring a sense of self-sufficiency to many at-risk students. […]

 Easy Reader Staff

Two found dead after relationship goes sour

A young couple was found shot to death Sunday after what authorities suspect was a murder-suicide prompted by a romantic break-up. Police believe that Michael Nolin, 24, shot and killed Danielle Hagbery, 22, before turning the gun on himself. A joint investigation by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and Manhattan Beach Police Department indicates that […]

 Kevin Cody

Green measures saved Pier project

Federal and regional officials flocked to Hermosa to praise green aspects of a $4.2 million project to overhaul the town’s iconic roadway.

 Mark McDermott

Jewish holidays added to school calendar

The Redondo Beach Unified School District Board of Education Tuesday night added Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur to the district’s non-school day holidays.

 Mark McDermott

Audit reveals RBUSD meal count problems

A state audit has revealed missing records from the Redondo Unified School District food services and has resulted in the withholding of state and federal funds from the district’s reduced and free lunch program, pending corrective action.

 Easy Reader Staff

Burglars bob for Apples

Apple store customers in the Manhattan Village Mall have recently been targeted in a string of vehicle burglaries that stretches across three counties.
“We think customers are being surveilled while they buy computers, put them in their cars, and drive to the next retail store or their homes,” Manhattan Beach Police Detective Sgt. Brian Brown said. “When they come out, their cars are broken into and the computers are stolen.”…

 Kevin Cody

Varon’s sudden death shatters family and friends

The surf was pumping in front of the Torrance Beach parking lot at sunset last Friday. Guitarists Jordan Munde and Jeff Nelson were playing the Rolling Stone’s “Wild Horses.” Over 200 of Matt Varon’s friends, as well as his parents Russell and Debbie, his sister Morgan and uncle Marshall were gathered on the beach for […]