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 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 […]

 Kevin Cody

Ambitious eatery closes doors

A first-of-its-kind South Bay restaurant will close its doors Friday, ending a 21-month dream.

 Easy Reader Staff

About Town

Police promotions, Costa-Council project, and “One Step Beyond” Art exhibit opening…

 Easy Reader Staff

Battle of Sand Dune Park goes to council

A joint Parks and Recreation Commission meeting last Thursday gave residents one last opportunity to voice concerns before commissioners hand over recommendations for the future of Sand Dune Park at the upcoming City Council meeting…

 Easy Reader Staff

Dispensary delivers pot to patients

The lines shaping medical marijuana laws are getting hazier.

The state says it’s legal. The feds say they’ll ease up on medical marijuana retail establishments. Manhattan Beach, along with its beach city neighbors, still says no marijuana dispensaries allowed.

Door-to-door medical marijuana delivery services are popping up, providing patients with their prescriptions in an effort to skirt the conflicting laws.

 Easy Reader Staff

LABioMed’s new CEO is teacher and student

It’s a wonderful thing when a qualified leader with lofty, yet doable, goals takes the reins of an already successful enterprise. His thoughts and plans to make the institution even better are already swimming through his intelligent, highly educated and experienced brain when he walks through the front door. That’s exactly what’s happening at LABioMed […]

 Kevin Cody

Hook ’em

Hermosa Beach residents Katie and A.J. Brass commissioned architect Brad Lebon of Archisand.com sand sculptors to pump up fans for Thursday night’s Rose Bowl game.

 Mark McDermott

Dolan to receive $195,000 in severance

Dolan to receive $195,000 in severance

Details of former City Manger Geoff Dolan’s severance package released last week indicate that his Dec. 13 parting may have been less than voluntary. Stipulations of his contract entitled Dolan to severance pay only in the event of his “involuntary separation” or the city’s failure to automatically renew his contract, which was up Jan.1. It […]