Kevin Cody

‘Old number 13’ Scott Daley joins Hermosa Surfer Walk of Fame

‘Old number 13’ Scott Daley joins Hermosa Surfer Walk of Fame

On Saturday, April 28, Scott Daley will be inducted into the Hermosa Beach Surfers Walk of Fame, along with retired lifeguard Kip Jerger and ‘60s era pro surfer Candy Woodward. Daley will join previous Walk of Fame inductees Mike Purpus, Chris Frohoff, Kelly Gibson and Ted Robinson as members from an era when South Bay’s surfers were a significant force on the pro tour.

 Ryan McDonald

Hermosa Beach About Town

Skate for Schools SK8 for the Schools takes place next Wednesday afternoon at the Hermosa Skate Park. Organized by Hermosa youth Julian and Sebastian “Seabass” Kuhr, the event has raised more than $50,000 for the Hermosa Beach City School District in the 11 years it has run. This year, the Kurhs have set a goal […]

 Ryan McDonald

Hermosa Beach Garden Club tends to needs with plant sale

    The Hermosa Beach Garden Club meets at the Clark Building last week for their monthly meeting. The club will host its annual Plant Sale on Saturday, April 28. Along with offering indoor and outdoor plants, the sale will feature a raffle of items donated by local businesses. The club’s “trash to treasures” effort […]

 Ryan McDonald

City seeking input for homelessness plan

City seeking input for homelessness plan

                        by Ryan McDonald Officer Chad Amerine, of the Hermosa Beach Police Department, said the station often gets calls about homeless people from residents, many of whom do not realize that homelessness is not a crime. It takes a bit of explaining, but like […]

 Kevin Cody

2018 Walk of Fame Weekend schedule

  The 2018 Hermosa Beach Surfer Walk of Fame inductions of Scott Daley, Kip Jerger and Candy Woodward will take place at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 28 at the Hermosa Beach Pier. The inductions will be followed by the Spyder Surf Fest fashion show and concert. On the preceding evening, Friday, April 27, at 6 […]

 Ryan McDonald

Environment is quality of life, not political issue mayor Dulos says

Environment is quality of life, not  political issue mayor Dulos says

                        by Ryan McDonald As he neared the end of his State of the City address last week, Mayor Jeff Duclos paused like a man who had reached the top of a hill, only to have a mountain reveal itself from the new vantage. […]

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Police arrest suspect in last month’s El Oeste shooting

Police arrest suspect in last month’s El Oeste shooting

by Ryan McDonald Hermosa Beach police have made an arrest in a shooting that left one man injured in a North Hermosa neighborhood last month. Bruce Jackson, a 25-year-old Los Angeles resident, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon causing great bodily injury, said HBPD Sgt. Robert Higgins. Jackson was arrested […]

 Ryan McDonald

Hermosa Beach’s Morgan Sliff notches 1,000 days straight of surfing

Hermosa Beach’s Morgan Sliff notches 1,000 days straight of surfing

    Peter Spennato, Jose Barahona, Ed Scale, Frank Paine, Boris Vishnevsky, Morgan Sliff, Christian Stuztman, Nina Dorsey and Jose Bacallao gather Monday morning in the parking lot on the south side of the Hermosa Pier Monday morning to celebrate Sliff’s 1,000th consecutive day of surfing. Sliff began her streak in the summer of 2015. […]

 Ryan McDonald

‘Everything in its place’ at Hermosa Beach’s Baran’s 2239

‘Everything in its place’ at Hermosa Beach’s Baran’s 2239

Baran’s 2239 in Hermosa Beach has become one of the most desirable reservations in the South Bay. How do they stay on top? by Ryan McDonald On a recent Tuesday evening at Baran’s 2239 in Hermosa Beach, the first table to pay their bill was not the first table to be seated, nor the second, […]

 Ryan McDonald

Council backs pilot program to put scooters in city skatepark

Council backs pilot program to put scooters in city skatepark

  by Ryan McDonald The wheels of change rolled through Hermosa Beach Tuesday night, as the City Council unanimously approved a pilot program to allow scooters inside the Community Center skatepark. Starting May 1, the skatepark will be open to scooter riders along with the skateboarders and in-line skaters, the park’s current users. Staff with […]

 Ryan McDonald

Assembly bill would boost state funding for local school districts

Assembly bill would boost state  funding for local school districts

  by Ryan McDonald A bill proposed by local Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi could substantially increase the funds available to school districts throughout the state, providing aid for the Hermosa Beach schools and other local districts that are among the lowest funded in the state. Assembly Bill 2808 would tack on a 60 percent increase to […]

 Ryan McDonald

Hermosa Beach About Town

State of the City Hermosa’s annual State of the City address will take place Thursday night at the Beach House. The event, sponsored by the Hermosa Beach Chamber of Commerce and Visitors’ Bureau, will begin with a social hour at 5:30 p.m. Mayor Jeff Duclos will deliver the address at 6:30 p.m. Shredding, compost Hermosa […]

 Ryan McDonald

Fire leads to rumor of barricaded man at Hermosa Beach apartment complex

by Ryan McDonald More than a dozen police cars surrounded the Playa Pacifica Apartments in South Hermosa Monday afternoon after a man pulled from a small fire in the building falsely told firefighters that another man had locked himself in the bathroom of the burning and had a gun. The man pulled from the burning […]

 Ryan McDonald

Hermosa Beach About Town

Hermosa Beach About Town

  ‘Trash free’ lunch at OLG school Hermosa’s Our Lady of Guadalupe School has been selected as a finalist in the Grades of Green program’s Trash Free Lunch Challenge. The contest pitted elementary and middle schools in Southern California in a contest to reduce lunch-hour waste that would otherwise end up in landfills. Our Lady […]

 Ryan McDonald

Hermosa Beach Greenbelt infiltration project to clean up local beaches

Hermosa Beach Greenbelt infiltration project to clean up local beaches

  by Ryan McDonald March 22 was one of best days of surf in an otherwise dismal winter for the South Bay, with shoulder-high waves met by unusual afternoon offshores. But as is often the case, the good conditions were accompanied by rain, keeping some frothing, but bacteria-averse surfers out of the water. The following […]

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