Kevin Cody

Next Step’s Janne Kouri honored at Best of Manhattan Beach dinner

Next Step’s Janne Kouri honored at Best of Manhattan Beach dinner

First Step founder Jannie Kouri, received the Bob Meistrell Local Legend award at the 2019 Manhattan Beach Chamber Best of Manhattan awards dinner.

 Kevin Cody

Mike Doyle remembered as Renaissance Waterman at Hermosa Beach paddleout

Mike Doyle remembered as Renaissance Waterman at Hermosa Beach paddleout

Mike Doyle was the greatest waterman of his era,” Chris Bredesen said. Their fellow Jacobs team rider Don Craig concurred. “Mike long boarded, short boarded, tandem boarded, windsurfed, kite surfed, foil surfed and for something to do in winter, he invented the monoski (a precursor to the showboard),” Don Craig said.

 Jessie Lee Cederblom

ES fashion – Uptown “Bubbles & Gowns”

ES fashion – Uptown “Bubbles & Gowns”

Previously owned fashions for a Work N Progress

 Kevin Cody

ES people – El Segundo 6th Annual

ES people – El Segundo 6th Annual

Champions of Busines

 Kevin Cody

ES business – City Slingshots

ES business – City Slingshots

“El Segundo is the most important five square miles in Southern California.” — El Segundo Mayor Drew Boyles

 Kevin Cody

ES people – Paint it Pink, tat the hats

ES people – Paint it Pink, tat the hats

Lifeguard tower 60 a beacon for Breast Cancer Awareness

 Judy Rae

El Segundo Community Calendar 10-17-19

El Segundo Community Calendar 10-17-19

Haunted Teen Center, walking corpse, Experience 43: PLANT, Tissue painting, batty bats

 Judy Rae

South Bay Community Calendar 10-17-19

South Bay Community Calendar 10-17-19

Healthy aging, state of Torrance, Fun run, Emergency preparedness, cooking show

 Judy Rae

Letters to the Editor 10-17-19

Letters to the Editor 10-17-19

Read about it. Write about it

 Ryan McDonald

Sunscreen Fest West back in Hermosa

by Ryan McDonald Hermosa Beach resident Bill Sarine was looking for film festivals to show a short film he had been working on when he got an email from his brother with a list of possibilities. He began scanning the list and, to his surprise, found one that would let him walk to see his […]

 Mark McDermott

Council to revisit county takeover of MBFD

by Mark McDermott  The City Council will revisit the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s proposal to provide fire services locally, a move that would eliminate the Manhattan Beach Fire Department. The council moved on Tuesday night to bring the matter back at its next meeting.  Mayor Nancy Hersman, who temporarily shelved the matter last month […]

 David Mendez

Council pays police, considers sales tax increase

by David Mendez The Redondo Beach City Council has a tentative agreement in place with its police officers union, ending a 16-month labor standoff between the two sides. To do so, the Council unanimously approved a plan to borrow funds from the City’s pension reserve fund. The move set off a series of budget discussions […]

 Paul Teetor

Mustangs hold off relentless Panthers

Mustangs hold off relentless Panthers

by Paul Teetor Mira Costa won a wild 35-27 shoot-out with Peninsula Friday night, but had to survive an epic 21-point Peninsula comeback, a 20-minute blackout and a last-second on-side kick that could have given the Panthers one last chance to send the game into overtime. “What a great game!” said a happy and relieved […]

 Kevin Cody

Jimmy Miller teams score sun, family friendly waves 

Jimmy Miller teams score sun, family friendly waves 

    The 15th Annual Jimmy Miller Memorial Surf Fiesta, on Sunday at 42nd Street in Manhattan Beach, drew over 180 surfers for a team surf contest in small, family-friendly waves. Funds from entry fees, T-shirts, raffles, and a silent auction will go to JMMF ocean therapy programs. Sub Bum Best Performance by a Family […]

 Mark McDermott

Joan’s Wish List: A mother’s giving lives on

Joan’s Wish List:  A mother’s giving lives on

by Mark McDermott  It began with a eulogy. Five years ago, Michael Williams’ mother, Joan Marie Williams, succumbed after a battle with lung cancer. At her memorial, Michael spoke about the secret life of his mother.  Joan Williams was a sassy woman from Brooklyn. She wasn’t quiet about much in her life, save one aspect. […]

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