Hermosa Beach past and present. You probably know it as a great place to go out for a few drinks and a good meal but there’s more to it than that. Join Brad Jacobson and Derek Levy as they take a walk through the famous Hermosa Beach Promenade to share some of its past.
The Hermosa Beach marquee that heralded some of the biggest nights of live music in recent South Bay history is now announcing something entirely different: “Saint Rocke is for sale.” The club is the first iconic South Bay venue to fall victim to pandemic economics. Owner Allen Sanford, who founded Saint Rocke in 2008 predicts many more businesses will follow and says the community may not yet understand how profound a shift is about to occur.
When Hermosa Ironman veterans’ Mark Koenigsknecht, Florencio Mendoza and Ambrosio Avestruz learned the Fourth of July tradition was cancelled because of the difficulty social distancing in a drunken mosh pit, they enlisted their 16th Street walk street neighbors in a mini Fourth of July Hermosa Ironman.
People in highly trafficked areas of Hermosa Beach must wear masks or face a $100 fine, the City Council decided Tuesday.
Mayor Mary Campbell will deliver Hermosa’s first ever virtual State of the City address Thursday evening.
Despite the cancellation of ocean competition, as a result of the pandemic, paddlers continue to paddle. A popular workout is hosted by Jay Russell on Thursday evenings at 16th Street in Hermosa.
Hermosa Beach gyms, hair stylists get city okay to take their work outdoors.
In 2005, Rick Koenig was visiting Hermosa Beach Public Works foreman Mike Flaherty at the city yard when he saw an arm sticking up from a dumpster. Koenig was a public works commissioner at the time.
Supreme Courts rules in favor of Our Lady of Guadalupe School in Hermosa Beach. St. James School in Redondo Beach
In one of the most consequential and anticipated decisions of the year, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled last week that teachers at schools affiliated with Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Hermosa Beach and St. James Catholic Church in Redondo Beach were barred from filing employment discrimination claims over their terminations.
A fund to help downtown Hermosa Beach businesses survive the pandemic has raised almost $50,000.
Hermosa Beach Schools Superintendent Jason Johnson is beginning a new job in a new school district in the midst of what he called “the most dramatic change in education, ever.”
Just as Mira Costa High outfielder Petey Halpin’s name was about to be called by the Cleveland Indians, the family televison went on the fritz.
Restaurants, law firms, day care centers and churches are among the hundreds of entities in the South Bay to have received loans from the federal Paycheck Protection Program enacted to boost the economy amid the downturn associated with the coronavirus pandemic, according to data released by the government this week.
Southern California’s progress toward improving ocean water quality remains halting, with clean conditions abounding during the summer months when beaches are most crowded, but swimming after rain still posing a significant threat of illness, according to a new report from Heal the Bay.
The Hermosa Beach Kiwanis Club announced the awarding of $26,500 in academic scholarships last week.