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 Easy Reader Staff

Park concerts, crossing guards on the block

Suspension of summer concerts in the parks and the elimination of the Community Emergency Response Team, the police academy, fire department public education and crossing guards were among the budget cuts discussed by the city council Tuesday night.

 Easy Reader Staff

Man holds up bank in downtown Manhattan Beach

Police arrested a man Monday suspected of pretending to use a gun to rob a downtown Manhattan Beach bank, according to authorities.

 Kevin Cody

Fire victim’s helpfulness is recalled


Linda King was recalled as a fine craftswoman and a helpful friend to artists, after she perished in a fire at her framing store and gallery on Aviation Boulevard. She was 68.

 Easy Reader Staff

Virtual Flicker community forms

Local photographer Jake Rome shows his work at The Sh*w, an exhibit by the Flicker group known as Del*te Me Uncensored.

 Easy Reader Staff

About Town

Sophisticated Snoops Home Tour, ‘Buffy’ star comes to town, Child safety talk, New and improved Rounhouse Aquarium.

 Kevin Cody

Rosa’s restaurant owners say adios

by Robb Fulcher Townies have been watching pieces of “Old Hermosa” slip slowly away, from iconic, funky institutions such as the Bijou Theaters and Either/Or Bookstore, to small, cozy corners of town such as the venerable Classic Burger joint down on Hermosa Avenue. “Old Hermosa,” in this context, refers to the Bohemian, surfer-town informality that […]

 Kevin Cody

Hermosa students continue to excel

by Robb FulcherHermosa public school students continued to score in the top 10 percent statewide in the latest comprehensive measure of standardized academic testing. Students at the second-through-eighth grade Hermosa Valley School earned 921 out of a possible 1,000 points in the Academic Performance Index, or API, which is the state Department of Education’s main […]

 Kevin Cody

Locals help at LA clinic

Hermosans Don and Deborah Wright-DeMaderios recruited and organized a team of optometrists, ophthalmologists and technicians for a seven-day free clinic at the L.A. Sports Arena, which broke previous records for the nonprofit Remote Area Medical organization. The medical, dental and vision clinic ended May 3 after providing eye exams for 3,331 people, most of whom […]