First Step founder Jannie Kouri, received the Bob Meistrell Local Legend award at the 2019 Manhattan Beach Chamber Best of Manhattan awards dinner.
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.
Previously owned fashions for a Work N Progress
Champions of Busines
“El Segundo is the most important five square miles in Southern California.” — El Segundo Mayor Drew Boyles
Lifeguard tower 60 a beacon for Breast Cancer Awareness
Haunted Teen Center, walking corpse, Experience 43: PLANT, Tissue painting, batty bats
Healthy aging, state of Torrance, Fun run, Emergency preparedness, cooking show
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]