Kevin Cody

Hermosa Beach extends residential, commercial eviction moratorium

Hermosa Beach city officials Tuesday evening adopted a state-recommended hiatus on private residential and commercial rental evictions that will extend through Jan.31, 2021, subject to satisfaction of specific requirements.

 Kevin Cody

Hermosa Beach family paddles Catalina Channel in memory of ‘Peacha’

Hermosa Beach family paddles Catalina Channel in memory of ‘Peacha’

The Hermosa Beach Horton family paddled 32 miles on Sunday, from Catalina Island to the Manhattan Beach pier in memory of family matriarch Peacha, a 25 year 3rd grade teacher in Hermosa Beach schools.

 Neely Swanson

“Agents of Chaos” – Ignore at the peril of democracy [MOVIE REVIEW]

“Agents of Chaos” – Ignore at the peril of democracy [MOVIE REVIEW]

by Neely Swanson “Agents of Chaos” is a two-part documentary brought to us by Emmy and Academy Award winning filmmaker Alex Gibney (“Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief;” The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley”). It tackles the insidious and widespread transmission of false information to sow discord in the foundations of […]

 Neely Swanson

“Utopia” – Not exactly [MOVIE REVIEW]

“Utopia” – Not exactly [MOVIE REVIEW]

by Neely Swanson “Utopia” is a new 8 part series premiering on Amazon written by Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl, Sharp Objects) based on the BBC series of the same name written and created by Dennis Kelly. The BBC series of 2013-14 was highly regarded. HBO originally bought the rights for an American remake but nothing […]

 Kevin Cody

Manhattan Beach Chamber to host Sept. 30 council debate

The seven candidates for the three open seats on the Manhattan Beach council will participate in a debate hosted by the Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, Sept. 30 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

 Kevin Cody

Sandbox: Residents question North Hermosa Beach undergrounding

Sandbox: Residents question North Hermosa Beach undergrounding

A vote regarding the Greenwich Village North Undergrounding Project has been approved by the Hermosa Beach City Council.

 Kevin Cody

Pop the Bubble to provide social justice books to Manhattan Beach students

Pop the Bubble to provide social justice books to Manhattan Beach students

Owing to the efforts of Pop the Bubble, four school districts in the area are agreeing to supplement their curricula for elementary and middle school students with more diverse and inclusive literature.

 Kevin Cody

Run your own Manhattan Beach 10K

Run your own Manhattan Beach 10K

For this year’s Manhattan Beach 10K runners and walkers are asked to “Run your own race,” anywhere in the world, between October 1 and October 10. Evidence of having run or walked a 10K is to be submitted in the form of photos or course tracking by software applications such as Strava. 

 Kevin Cody

Face masks win Hermosa Beach residents’ support, police chief tells council

Face masks win Hermosa Beach residents’ support, police chief tells council

Hermosa Beach city council members gave themselves a passing grade for face mask enforcement over the Labor Day weekend after Police Chief Paul LeBaron noted that 221 citations were issued to individuals for failure to comply.

 Kevin Cody

Redondo Beach firefighters accept more pay, less staffing

Redondo Beach firefighters accept more pay, less staffing

Redondo firefighters agreed to a new, four-year contract that includes a pay raise and reduced staffing.

 Kevin Cody

Redondo Beach AES power plant shutdown deferred to 2021, or later

Redondo Beach AES power plant shutdown deferred to 2021, or later

The California State Water Resources Control Board voted on Sept. 1 to extend the life of four gas-fired power plants along the Southern California coast, including the AES plant on Harbor Drive, in Redondo Beach.

 Judy Rae

Letters to the Editor 9-17-2020

Letters to the Editor 9-17-2020

Read about it. Write about it

 Kevin Cody

All ball sports: New Clippers, old chokers; new stadium, old Rams/Chargers; new Azarenka advances to U.S. Open finals

All ball sports: New Clippers, old chokers; new stadium, old Rams/Chargers; new Azarenka advances to U.S. Open finals

Manhattan Beach's Azarenka advances to U.S. Tennis Open finals, falling to Naomi Osaka,

The only holdover from the Clipper’s crushing 2015 loss in the Western Conference Finals who is still with the team: Coach Doc Rivers. Draw your own conclusions.

 Kevin Cody

Manhattan Beach firefighters battle Creek Fire in Sierras

Manhattan Beach firefighters battle Creek Fire in Sierras

An engine company from the Manhattan Beach Fire Department is part of the five-engine South Bay Strike Team helping fight the Creek Fire in the Sierra National Forest. 

 Kevin Cody

Redondo Beach firefighters battle Creek Fire in Sierras

Redondo Beach firefighters battle Creek Fire in Sierras

Redondo Beach firefighters are on their eighth day of fighting the Creek Fire in the Sierra National Forest.

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