Mark McDermott

Electronics store thief busted

Police detectives last Wednesday arrested a man described as “prolific vehicle burglar” who targeted shoppers at electronics stores throughout the South Bay.

 Mark McDermott

Grave robbers steal military markers

Police are searching for three bronze military markers that were stolen from the graves of military veterans sometime late Thursday night or early Friday morning. The grave markers, taken from Pacific Crest Cemetery on 182nd Street, were pried off cement platforms, presumably for the value of the bronze. “It’s pretty egregious,” said Sgt. Peter Grimm […]

 Bondo Wyszpolski

LA Opera’s production of “Gotterdammerung” completes Wagner’s “Ring” cycles

The best cure for thinking that time moves too quickly is to sit through an opera. “Götterdämmerung,” the concluding chapter of Richard Wagner’s “Ring of the Nibelungs,” stretches out over five hours, or is it five days? – and those who emerge pale and blinking at the end of it may think they’re in need […]

 Easy Reader Staff

Journey of song: Costa choir teacher takes ensemble back to his Greek roots

Mira Costa High School choir director Michael Hayden will take his 31-student vocal ensemble to perform half way around the world in the country of his birth.

 Mark McDermott

Battle over harbor zoning intensifies

by Mark McDermott After a nearly decade-long pitched battle over harbor zoning, things managed to become somewhat more muddled in the wake of Tuesday night’s City Council action. The council voted to send its proposed Coastal Land Use Plan to a citywide public vote, possibly as soon as November. But the action fell short of […]

 Mark McDermott

RBUSD, BCHD may partner on pool

The Redondo Beach Unified School District is building a $9.8 million aquatics center and looking for ways to open it up for broad community use.

 Kevin Cody

Valley kids win Olympiad silver

Hermosa Valley middle school students are preparing for the next round of scientific competition after finishing second in the 24th annual Los Angeles County Regional Science Olympiad. Valley was one of 35 middle schools to compete.

 Kevin Cody

Armed robbery suspect identified

by Robb Fulcher Police have identified a suspect in the February armed robbery of a Pacific Coast Highway lingerie store. On Tuesday, March 30 Hermosa Beach police detectives were notified of a man who had been arrested by the Burbank Police Department, who matched the description of the robber of Sassy’s lingerie store. A Sassy’s […]