Obituaries

Police chief during Martin case refused to charge abuse suspects

Police chief during Martin case refused to charge abuse suspects

In August 1983, frank-talking, low profile Manhattan Beach police chief Harry Kuhlmeyer was presented with the McMartin Preschool case. Therapists and medical doctors identified dozens of McMartin preschool children as sexual abuse victims. Raymond Buckey, the sole male teacher at the preschool, owned by his grandmother Virginia McMartin, was the primary suspect.…

Hermosa Beach ski filmmaker Warren Miller left legacy of stoke

Hermosa Beach ski filmmaker Warren Miller left legacy of stoke

Before there were extreme sports and GoPro and drone cameras, there was Warren Miller racing down black diamond runs alongside the world’s best skiers with his Bell and Howell 8mm film camera.…

Lester Silverman dies while on vacation

Lester Silverman dies while on vacation

by Mark McDermott Lester Silverman, an optometrist, and longtime community activist died…

2017 Year in review: Beach passings

2017 Year in review: Beach passings

January Copter crash claims Justice, Reed Photographer Michael Justice, a long time…

Ruby remembered as ‘everyone’s friend,’ at paddleout in Redondo Beach

Ruby remembered as ‘everyone’s friend,’ at paddleout in Redondo Beach

Several hundred surfers and photo fans of Randy Ruby attended a paddleout in his memory Saturday morning at Torrance Beach. The day was made for photos of the kind Ruby was famous for -- Torrance surfers inside overhead barrels on a warn glassy day. Mayor Bill Brand announced that the city will place a memorial bench on the Esplanade, above Torrance Beach where Ruby like to photograph surfers and meet with friends.…

Harvey Kushner remembered

Harvey Kushner remembered

Kushner was born in Brooklyn in 1930…

Photographer Randy Ruby documented South Bay beach life

Photographer Randy Ruby documented South Bay beach life

by David Mendez   Beloved Redondo Beach photographer Randy Ruby, known for…

Mike Bright won 5 Manhattan Beach VB Opens, Catalina Paddleboard race

Mike Bright won 5 Manhattan Beach VB Opens, Catalina Paddleboard race

Five time Manhattan Beach Open Volleyball Tournament winner (with partner Mike O’Hara) and Catalina Classic Paddleboard Race record setter Mike “Bones” Bright passed away Sept. 22, at age 79. Bright grew up in Hermosa Beach and was a member of the 17th Street Surfing Seals. …

Mary Ruth Giddens 3/18/35- 7/10/17

Mary Ruth Giddens 3/18/35- 7/10/17

Mary was born in Pueblo, Colorado, in 1935…

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