by Robb Fulcher Hermosa voters will not be asked for money to help maintain school playfields and a gymnasium, unless there is a dramatic reversal in the momentum against the plan. The city School Board had considered placing a ballot measure for more funding before voters, who have rejected two previous funding measures. But last […]
The year was 1980. An explosive punk rock scene was taking off. The influence of British punk and new wave music had traveled half way around the world to Hermosa Beach. Local kids who embraced the movement imitated it not only in music, but also in fashion, outwardly expressing their newfound defiance against the norm. […]
The Hermosa Beach City Council stood behind the police chief in a bid to close a Pier Plaza restaurant at midnight, beating back a last minute plea to let it stay open until 1:30 a.m. After a sometimes agonized debate Tuesday night, the council decided not to fetter Chief Greg Savelli as he prepared to […]
by Robb Fulcher The City Council has joined neighboring towns by moving to limit the daily water use of residents and businesses, as three years of drought have shrunk California water reservoir levels by 25 percent. The council also moved to impose some restrictions on landscaping. The council unanimously green-lighted two new ordinances governing water […]
A new Hermosa school board signaled it is unlikely to ask voters for more money unless City Hall signs on as a partner for a fresh ballot measure.
A first-of-its-kind South Bay restaurant will close its doors Friday, ending a 21-month dream.
Hermosa Beach residents Katie and A.J. Brass commissioned architect Brad Lebon of Archisand.com sand sculptors to pump up fans for Thursday night’s Rose Bowl game.
An amateur historian and lover of the local outdoors mulls Hermosa’s distinctive parks. In following weeks she will focus upon the history of various individual parks. by Doris Beaman I returned to Hermosa Beach, “beautiful beach,” after being away for more than 50 years. I returned to the same house I lived in from the […]
The year 2009 ended with Hermosa Beach awaiting a milestone ruling in a $500 million lawsuit that could break the city’s bank and drive it into bankruptcy. Meanwhile, Hermosa’s private sector struggled against a nationwide recession, the curtain fell upon the tale of a municipal inspector accused of taking bribes, and Hermosans banded together to save their 52-year-old post office.