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 Kevin Cody

Surf club set to mentor waterkids


Noted watermen and waterwomen are leading an effort to revive the surf club, a 1960s-era tradition that mentored young people in the ways of the water.

 Kevin Cody

Council members decry Pier delays

by Robb Fulcher City Council members drilled construction contractors Tuesday night over delays on an ambitious project to remake upper Pier Avenue, the town’s iconic main drag. Council members, and two avenue merchants, complained that customers were being driven away from the stretch of avenue where the work is being done, and said construction vehicles […]

 Kevin Cody

Hope Chapel students pilot robot to win

by Robb Fulcher Hope Chapel students continued their dominance of competitions robotic, as they steered a low-slung, four-wheeled creation named 32 to victory in a frenetic, soccer-like tournament, vanquishing 57 other school teams from the greater Los Angeles area. Hope Chapel Academy’s win in the FIRST Robotics competition at the Long Beach Arena marked its […]

 Kevin Cody

About Town

Eatery hours State officials have sided with the owners of Il Boccaccio on the Pier Plaza, allowing the restaurant to remain open past the midnight cutoff city officials proposed. The police chief, backed by the City Council, asked the Alcoholic Beverage Control agency to impose a midnight closure on the transfer of a liquor license […]

 Easy Reader Staff

Earth Day at Polliwog Park

by Andrea Ruse Earth Day festivities at Polliwog Park, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, celebrate eco-friendly organizations, alternative vehicles, food and music provided by Dave Kinnoin, The Police Experience, and Jeremy Buck and the Bang. Volunteers and Organizations Improving the Community’s Environment (VOICE) will host the event. A water-wise class will be held at […]

 Mark McDermott

New rainwater harvesting system becomes the drought tolerant pool

Mike Garcia’s home looks like that of the prototypical Californian water thief. Despite that fact Garcia – like everyone else in Southern California – lives in a desert, there is water, water everywhere surrounding his North Redondo Beach home. His front yard contains three waterfalls, a banana tree, and a tree that bears little red […]

 Easy Reader Staff

Hotel Miss California

Over 300 girls and women between the ages of 14 and 28 packed into The Shade Hotel last weekend to learn tips on how to win next month’s Miss California USA and Miss Teen California USA pageants.

 Easy Reader Staff

Mac attack: iPad makes its debut in Manhattan Beach

Apple Store customers at the Manhattan Village Mall lined up outside past Macy’s opening day of Mac’s new iPad.