Neely Swanson

“To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” – Lovely [MOVIE REVIEW]

“To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” – Lovely [MOVIE REVIEW]

by Neely Swanson Every once in a while, you need a fantasy – that families are supportive and loving, even when tragedy has occurred; that no one goes without; that your bestie has your back; that high school isn’t the most troubling time of your life; that mean girls can be parried. We all need […]

 Kevin Cody

Tasting, tippling at Manhattan Beach Chamber Bite at the Beach

Tasting, tippling at Manhattan Beach Chamber Bite at the Beach

The Manhattan Chamber breathed new life into tasting and tippling events four years ago by emphasizing craft beers rather than wine at its annual Bite at the Beach. This year’s sold-out Bite at the Beach was  Saturday, August 11 on the backlog streets of New York at the MBS Media Campus.

 Ryan McDonald

Dramatic rescues and lobbying heroics earn awards for Los Angeles County Lifeguards

Dramatic rescues and lobbying  heroics earn awards for Los Angeles County Lifeguards

by Ryan McDonald As Lifeguard Captain Dan Atkins stood at the podium and raised his arm, the beams from the temporarily erected spotlights glinted off a metallic flask he clutched in his right hand. The flask, Atkins told the audience assemble at Redondo Beach’s Seaside Lagoon Wednesday night for the 38th Medal of Valor Awards, […]

 Ryan McDonald

Labor Day Fiesta will not expand to south

Labor Day Fiesta will not expand to south

  by Ryan McDonald The coming Fiesta Hermosa on Labor Day Weekend will expand slightly to the east up Pier Avenue, but will not move farther to the south, as had been initially proposed, organizers said this week. Citing a desire to provide a more spacious experience for Fiesta attendees, the Hermosa Beach Chamber of […]

 David Mendez

Vietnam memorial signs rise again

by David Mendez A monument to a lost generation was restored last month, little more than a mile up Pacific Coast Highway from where a well-known memorial once stood. In late July, signs marking Redondo Beach’s stretch of Pacific Coast Highway as the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway were installed on light poles along both northbound […]

 David Mendez

National Night Out draws hundreds to Anderson Park

by David Mendez Redondo Beach’s Anderson Park was full of families on Tuesday for National Night Out, dedicated to bringing neighbors and neighborhoods together with a focus on public safety. The gathering was a mini-block party, complete with a potluck table, a grill, and music. The biggest difference was the collection of booths around the […]

 Special Contributor

Amateurs and pros, santa hats and neck ties: the 6 Man is back

Amateurs and pros, santa hats and neck ties: the 6 Man is back

by Megan Garringer The famously competitive, high-spirited Charlie Saikley 6-Man Beach Volleyball Tournament returned to Manhattan Beach this weekend for its 57th year. Nearly 100 teams competed in four divisions: Men’s Open, Women’s Open, Men’s Master’s, and Women’s Master’s. From Friday morning at 8 a.m. until Saturday evening, the beach near the Manhattan pier looked […]

 Mark McDermott

City will consider Sepulveda name change

by Mark McDermott The City Council on Tuesday night approved a first step towards renaming Sepulveda Boulevard to Pacific Coast Highway, directing staff to conduct a survey of businesses and residents to gauge support for the change. The discussion was agendized by Councilperson Richard Montgomery, who said some businesses along Sepulveda asked him to explore […]

 Kevin Cody

Beach charity – Beach Cities Relay for Life

Beach charity – Beach Cities Relay for Life

Holds Festival for a cure

 Kevin Cody

Beach charity – Hunt Cancer Center

Beach charity – Hunt Cancer Center

Groundbreaking

 Kevin Cody

Beach Sports – Tom Collier Memorial Regatta

Beach Sports – Tom Collier Memorial Regatta

raises $20,000 for Cedars-Sinai

 Kevin Cody

Beach community – Seawright tourney

Beach community – Seawright tourney

Celebrates 50th year

 David Mendez

California Coastal Commission certifies Redondo Beach’s Measure C

California Coastal Commission certifies Redondo Beach’s Measure C

  by David Mendez There were checks and subpoenas, yelling and shouting, low faces and waved signs  – and at the end of the day, cheering. Thursday, was a long, strange day in the Redondo Beach Public Library’s second-floor meeting room. But around 10 p.m., 13 hours after the meeting began, the California Coastal Commission […]

 Randy Angel

Beach Volleyball – AVP showcases talent in Hermosa Beach

Beach Volleyball – AVP showcases talent  in Hermosa Beach

AVP July 26-29, 2018

 Judy Rae

48th Anniversary Easy Reader Beach Writing and Photography Contest

48th Anniversary Easy Reader Beach Writing and Photography Contest

Winner of the 48th Anniversary Easy Reader Photography Contest Erik Jay 37 Packard Redondo Beach June 18, 2018   Honorable Mentions                 Honorable Mention – “LAX Night” by April Reppucci Century and Vicksburg boulevards, Octe 3,    

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