David Mendez

Redondo Beach Cannabis church opens after Seaside shutdown

Redondo Beach Cannabis church opens after Seaside shutdown

by David Mendez Just weeks after a similar place of worship closed on Artesia Boulevard, a second cannabis church has moved into its predecessor’s space. Though the staff of the new organization, Sacramental Life Church of Redondo Beach, say they cannot speak for the previous church’s activities, the two appear to be linked in multiple […]

 Special Contributor

ES charity – At PTN Playfest

ES charity – At PTN Playfest

Guests learn the way kids learn

 Jessie Lee Cederblom

ES fashion – Tyler on Grand

ES fashion – Tyler on Grand

Riding the wave of hats, T’s and hoodies

 Judy Rae

EL Segundo People

EL Segundo People

People getting noticed in El Segundo

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ES space – Big investment for small packages

ES space – Big investment for small packages

ABL Space Systems finds backing for its small satellite launch rockets

 Richard Foss

Vietnamese for vegetarians

Vietnamese for vegetarians

Everything at this Southeast Asian cafe is plant-based, and most of it works

Occasionally I see a place with a name like “Jolly Cow Burgers” and wonder what about that establishment might spark bovine levity. I don’t think cattle are particularly intelligent compared to people, though the performance of certain politicians as stupid herd animals puts that in doubt. Nevertheless, even something as dim as a cow must […]

 Judy Rae

South Bay Community Calendar 8-15-19

Music, food trucks, MB AVP, The Grand Daddy, Summer Swing, artist reception, concert in the park, nature walk, shore fishing

 Judy Rae

Letters to the Editor 8-15-19

Letters to the Editor 8-15-19

Read about it. Write about it

 Mark McDermott

The astronaut and the border

The astronaut and the border

Astronaut Danny Olivas, who is from the El Paso neighborhood targeted in the August 3 mass shooting, believes lessons learned in space can help heal the divisions America now experiences by Mark McDermott  On June 9, 2007, the day after the Space Shuttle Atlantis mission STS-117 launched into Earth’s orbit, its crew made an alarming […]

 Kevin Cody

Hermosa Beach Teenmageddon averted, but businesses not happy

Hermosa Beach Teenmageddon averted, but businesses not happy

by Kevin Cody On Aug. 2, nine days before the Teen Choice Awards were broadcast nationally on Fox from a stage on the beach south of the Hermosa pier., Steve Collins received a call at home from his Hermosa Cyclery partner Larry Burke, who was working at their downtown Hermosa store. “He was so flustered […]

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Live Wire wins ‘incredible’ opportunity

Live Wire wins ‘incredible’ opportunity

by Phoebe Lai Redondo Beach’s second Battle of the Bands took center stage at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center last Saturday, a night complete with hard rock and alternative tunes. The 1,453 seat venue gave young artists exposure to a sizeable crowd and the opportunity to perform at L.A. Live before a Los Angeles […]

 Ryan McDonald

Hermosa Beach Summer Series opens this weekend

By Ryan McDonald After moving to Southern California, the band Iglu and Hartly mostly played shows in neighborhoods surrounding the Hollywood area. But as singer and keyboardist Jarvis Anderson recalls, one night, a group of guys came to an Iglu and Hartly shows and, after the set, suggested the group play the South Bay. The […]

 Kevin Cody

Teenmageddon avoided at Hermosa Beach Teen Choice Awards

Teenmageddon avoided at Hermosa Beach Teen Choice Awards

Teenmageddon avoided at Hermosa Beach Teen Choice Awards, despite presence of Taylor Swift, Robert Downey Jr., and the Jonas Brothers.

 Ryan McDonald

Hermosa Beach Guards honor rescues, announcer, instructor

by Ryan McDonald The sky was clear at Seaside Lagoon in Redondo Beach Wednesday night, but speakers at the Los Angeles County Lifeguards Medal of Valor Dinner couldn’t help but reach for the phrase “dark and stormy night.” That’s because Dick Douglas, who has spent more than 50 years as an ocean lifeguard, was being […]

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach Unpaused: City gives tech firm lease change

Redondo Beach Unpaused: City gives tech firm lease change

by David Mendez For more than a year, the City of Redondo Beach has declined to set new leases at its Pier Plaza office complex with a “leasing freeze” policy preventing the city from creating new leases or modifying existing ones, lest the City risk further liability in an ongoing dispute with an erstwhile development […]

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