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 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 […]

 Mark McDermott

Sting fails to nail fraud suspect

A man arrested in a Manhattan Beach police elder fraud sting was released last Monday after charges were dropped by the L.A. County District Attorney.Police arrested Robert Nagao, a transient, on Dec. 21 after he wrote bad checks as part of an alleged scam involving Robert Good, a 67-year-old musician from Inglewood. Good told police […]

 Mark McDermott

Neighbors embroiled in squirrel quarrel

Neighbors embroiled in squirrel quarrel

by Mark McDermott Two weeks ago, Jay Horrell opened up his mail to find a letter from a lawyer named Donald Ramenian. Horrell’s neighbors, the letter said, had a serious problem: squirrels were destroying their lawn, endangering their own and their dogs’ health, and threatening to overrun their house. At times, Ramenian wrote, 15 to […]

 Mark McDermott

Man arrested in gang-related shooting

A member of the North Side Redondo gang was arrested Monday morning and charged with attempted murder in what police believe was a gang-related shooting. The Redondo Beach Police Department received a report of a shooting that occurred at 4:30 p.m. Saturday on the 2400 block of Fisk Lane. According to police reports, a man […]

 Mark McDermott

Detectives bust Ponzi scheme

Detectives bust Ponzi scheme

Redondo Beach Police Department detectives have arrested a local woman on suspicion of operating a Ponzi scheme targeting Latin immigrants that victimized at least 55 people for more than $500,000. Mariana Montes, 41, of Redondo Beach, was arrested on Dec. 29. Police were attempting to locate her for an outstanding arrest warrant on another crime […]