Mark McDermott

City launches campaign to save lagoon

A line has been drawn in the lagoon. And the troops are rallying on Facebook. The City Council last week reacted to a potential $21.2 billion fine by suspending operation of the saltwater pool in the Seaside Lagoon, indefinitely. At the same time, Mayor Mike Gin launched a “Save Seaside Lagoon” Facebook page to spearhead […]

 Easy Reader Staff

Former Malibu principal named new superintendent

Dr. Michael Matthews, currently the Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources of Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District, will take over the reins of Manhattan Beach Unified School District on July 1.

 Kevin Cody

Protecting the sea from underground

City officials have cut the ribbon on an innovative construction project longer than three football fields, which is invisible to Hermosans, but is being watched by officials up and down the coast for its potential to keep the ocean clean.

 Kevin Cody

Rare visit pleases local Republicans

  by Robb Fulcher Republican Steve Poizner brought his message of tax cuts, spending cuts and a secure southern border to a town hall-style meeting that marked the first Hermosa visit by a major-party gubernatorial candidate since at least the 1980s. Flanked by two red signs reading “Tax Cuts for Everyone,” Poizner received a warm […]

 Mark McDermott

Arts campus launches on Aviation

The Redondo Performing Arts Campus, a newly formed partnership of four businesses within the Redondo Plaza, has made the 1600 block of Aviation an emerging artistic hub for kids.

 Robb Fulcher

Hermosa Beach police nab robbery suspect

Police arrested Daniel Guarisco, 19, in the early morning hours at his parents’ home in Wilmington, Hermosa Beach Police Detective Mick Gaglia said. “Detectives learned of Guarisco’s involvement in several robberies that occurred in the South Bay and Los Angeles on March 21, 2010 due to an anonymous tip,” Gaglia said. “Hours prior to the […]

 Robb Fulcher

California lawmakers come to Hermosa Beach for oil hearing

State lawmakers will travel to Hermosa on Friday to hold an investigative hearing into the hazards of oil drilling, citing as a reason the defunct drilling project of Macpherson Oil Company, which is claiming breach of contract in a $700 million lawsuit against the city. The issue of oil drilling in Hermosa was settled years […]

 Kevin Cody

About Town

City savings? City officials offered early retirement packages to nearly three dozen employees in an attempt to reduce the municipal payroll. It was not yet known whether any employees are interested. The offer conforms to early retirement terms set by the California Public Employees’ Retirement System. City employees total about 125. Closing time The City […]