Ryan McDonald

Beach music – Pennywise Lights It Up

Beach music – Pennywise Lights It Up

for California fire victims

 Ryan McDonald

Beach business – Heads, they win

Beach business – Heads, they win

South Bay’s S1 Helmet Co. helps riders keep moving

 Kevin Cody

Beach sports – Jordan, Scott, Lambert

Beach sports – Jordan, Scott, Lambert

inducted in 2018 Volleyball Hall of Fame

 Kevin Cody

Beach history – Hermosa Historical Society

Beach history – Hermosa Historical Society

“Dances into the future”

 Ryan McDonald

Hermosa seeks ‘resilience’ grants

Hermosa seeks ‘resilience’ grants

by Ryan McDonald Hermosa Beach will seek up to $250,000 in grants from the California Department of Transportation to help the city with infrastructure projects that may better prepare it for impacts associated with climate change and rising sea levels. If awarded, CalTrans’ Adaptation Planning Grants would provide funds for two projects that have already […]

 Ryan McDonald

South Bay drone coach helps local pilots soar 

South Bay drone coach helps local pilots soar 

by Ryan McDonald Two years ago, almost all of Erik Tallackson’s work was done inside. Today, the sky’s the limit for the Hermosa Beach resident. Tallackson is a drone pilot coach for UAV Coach, a company focused on helping aspiring commercial drone users navigate the testing requirements of the Federal Aviation Administration, and get a […]

 Kevin Cody

Chanukah celebration

Chanukah  celebration

  Photos by Kevin Cody Local Jewish communities gathered for the fifth annual Hermosa Beach Chanukah celebration on pier plaza Sunday afternoon. The Jewish Community Center children’s choir sang traditional Chanukah songs, followed by the Redondo Beach Marching band, under the direction of Raymond Vizcarra. For more information visit JCCMB.com.

 Ryan McDonald

Hermosa Beach About Town

Armato sworn in as mayor Foul weather didn’t stop residents and well-wishers from packing the Hermosa Beach Council Chambers last Thursday, as Stacey Armato took over as mayor, and Councilmember Jeff Duclos surrendered the gavel. “I think it’s perfect that we had a huge storm tonight. The reason is that this woman is a force […]

 Brad Jacobson

Interview with Chris Bredesen, owner of Rockefeller, Primo Italia and Captain Kidds (Video)

Interview with Chris Bredesen, owner of Rockefeller, Primo Italia and Captain Kidds (Video)

Meet Chris Bredesen. You may know him as one of the owners of the Rockefeller Restaurants, Primo Italia Restaurant and Captain Kidd’s. You may also know his as a talented surfer who has competed nationally… or you may know him as Scott’s older brother ;)

 Kevin Cody

Chanukah Celebration, Menorah lighting at Hermosa Beach pier

Chanukah Celebration, Menorah lighting at Hermosa Beach pier

The Jewish Community Center hosted its Fifth Annual Chanukah Celebration on the Hermosa Beach Pier Plaza Sunday afternoon.

 Easy Reader Staff

When King Harbor liveaboards Bob and Jody Lipkin moved to Berry Creek, they liked to joke that they almost made it to  Paradise.

When King Harbor liveaboards Bob and Jody Lipkin moved to Berry Creek, they liked to joke that they almost made it to  Paradise.

by Bob Bitchin It started with a robocall from the electrical company. They might cut off electric service due to the Red Flag warnings. Being a beach bum for over 40 years, I was not really clear as to what made up a Red Flag warning, but the local news explained it. A combination of […]

 Kevin Cody

Warren Miller ski film tribute

Warren Miller ski film tribute

  “Face of Winter,” the 69th Warren Miller Entertainment film, and the first since the legendary Hermosa Beach filmmaker’s passing, screens at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7 at the Hermosa Beach Community Theatre. The film features tributes to Miller from the world’s top skiers. Prior to the screening, the Hermosa Beach Historical Museum will […]

 Ryan McDonald

Hermosa Beach About Town

Crosswalk tweaks The Hermosa City Council unanimously voted to solicit bids for crafting and installing customized crosswalks made of specialized material at its Tuesday night meeting, after learning that the existing estimate had come in almost twice as high as expected. Earlier this year, councilmembers approved decorative designs for the “scramble” intersection at Pier and […]

 Ryan McDonald

Tree lighting to rock first Saturday

Tree lighting to rock first Saturday

by Ryan McDonald When Jeremy Buck sent out a list of songs in late October to work on for this Saturday’s Hermosa Beach Tree lighting, his fellow musicians on the receiving end reacted with enthusiasm, but also a bit of uncertainty. Co-host Kevin Sousa recalled that the ambition of the setlist inspired a collective “Whoa,” […]

 Ryan McDonald

Will new operator of Hermosa Beach Sea Sprite raise rates?

Will new operator of Hermosa Beach Sea Sprite raise rates?

Hermosa Beach’s Sea Sprite Motel, one of the few examples of affordable beachside lodging remaining in Southern California, is under new management, but has not been sold and remains in the hands of the Greenwald family, its longtime owners. “It’s still our property,” Hermosa resident Darrell Greenwald said Friday. The practical effect of the change […]

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