Obituaries

Councilwoman Horrell was known as Steel Magnolia

Councilwoman Horrell was known as Steel Magnolia

Former Redondo Beach councilwoman and long time Realtor Mary Kathleen “Kay” Horrell…

Redondo Beach Councilwoman and Realtor Kay Horrell was known as ‘Steel Magnolia’

Redondo Beach Councilwoman and Realtor Kay Horrell was known as ‘Steel Magnolia’

Former Redondo Beach councilwoman and long time Realtor Mary Kathleen "Kay" Horrell passed away Tuesday February 11, at age 94.…

The South Bay’s  Mother Teresa

The South Bay’s Mother Teresa

Nikki Tedesco, the “Mother Teresa of the South Bay,” will be remembered…

Redondo stylist  Pritzkat passes 

Redondo stylist Pritzkat passes 

  Popular Riviera Village stylist Wynn Pritzkat passed away Jan. 12 from…

Ellen Goetz was Hermosa Woman of the Year

Ellen Goetz was Hermosa Woman of the Year

Ellen Goetz passed away peacefully on December 2 in the Hermosa Beach home that she built during her years as a real estate developer. She was 88.…

‘Perfect Merc’ McFarlane, Hermosa Beach pioneer lifeguard passes on

‘Perfect Merc’ McFarlane, Hermosa Beach pioneer lifeguard passes on

From the time John McFarlane became a Los Angeles County lifeguard in 1951, until a decade after his retirement 32 years later, whenever he had a vacation or a day off, he surfed…

Passing of Body Glove’s, Dive N’ Surf’s Patty Meistrell marks end of a dynasty, end of an era

Passing of Body Glove’s, Dive N’ Surf’s Patty Meistrell marks end of a dynasty, end of an era

The passing of Patty Meistrell, the First Lady of Body Glove and Dive N' Surf marks the end of a dynasty and of an era.…

Hermosa Beach’s ‘Turkey Jon’ Burt remembered as beach icon

Hermosa Beach’s ‘Turkey Jon’ Burt remembered as beach icon

Over the past five decades, “Turkey Jon” Burt was as favorite a Hermosa Beach fixture as The Strand where he rode his bike daily.…

Audiologist Lee Parker, of Manhattan Beach, was a born listener

Audiologist Lee Parker, of Manhattan Beach, was a born listener

The first clue Dr. Lee Parker’s funeral at American Martyrs last Friday would be emotional was the handkerchiefs handed mourners as they filled the church. But knowing Dr. Parker loved celebrations and New Orleans, the handkerchiefs also signaled a celebration was at hand.…

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