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 […]

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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 […]

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach About Town

BCHD sows good health in schools The Beach Cities Health District’s fourth annual Volunteer Day brought together nearly 200 volunteers from 30 organizations, including the Redondo Beach Police Department, Redondo Beach Kiwanis, South Bay Credit Union and many more, to clean, prepare and repair garden beds at schools throughout Redondo and Hermosa last weekend. The […]

 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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Redondo Beach Natural World Market offers high-quality on Artesia

Redondo Beach Natural World Market offers high-quality on Artesia

by Phoebe Lai Rectifying North Redondo’s shortage of an all-natural grocery, Natural World Market & Cafe opened on July 27. Located at 2302 Artesia Blvd., the all-in-one market, cafe, and bakery offer items that make sustainable consumerism more convenient. “Something that we were lacking here in North Redondo was a walking-distance cafe, family-oriented store, and […]

 David Mendez

Homeless supply bags ‘making a dent’ in Venice

Homeless supply bags ‘making a dent’ in Venice

by David Mendez While residents and elected officials struggle with local programs that feed the homeless in Redondo, the city’s next generation has taken matters into their own hands. Redondo Union High School junior John Dorn, 16, founded Helping Homeless Today, an organization that distributes goods to people experiencing homelessness across Los Angeles. Last weekend, […]

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Redondo students win support for Green New Deal

Redondo students win support for Green New Deal

by Martha Farah Last month, incoming Redondo Union High School seniors Eva Lovell, Grace McGonigle, and Vanessa Rebentisch proposed that the Redondo Beach City Council support the federal Green New Deal, a resolution that lays out a plan to address climate change. On July 2, the City Council approved the student-proposed resolution, supporting it with […]

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on medicine – Record Breaking Donations Raised of $200K

Spotlight on medicine – Record Breaking Donations Raised of $200K

For The Cancer Support Community

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach K9 officers and human partners show their skills

Redondo Beach K9 officers and human partners  show their skills

by David Mendez Officers from departments across Los Angeles County, including a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department special operations team, showcased their skills during the Los Angeles County Police Canine Association’s 20th Annual Police K9 Demonstration on Saturday, July 20 at Redondo Union High School. But it was a bittersweet day for Redondo Beach Police […]

 David Mendez

South Bay’s regional ‘Fiber Ring’ network announced

South Bay’s regional ‘Fiber Ring’ network announced

by David Mendez The South Bay may be the next Southern California community to future-proof its infrastructures with a regional fiber-optic cable network that will bolster city-run facilities and programs. However, leaders believe that boosting the infrastructure will also benefit residents and businesses that need top-shelf Internet speeds. On July 11, the South Bay Cities […]

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Warning system for deaf beachgoers piloted at Torrance Beach

Warning system for deaf beachgoers piloted at Torrance Beach

by David Mendez Torrance Beach will become the first beach in California, much less the world, to have signals set up to warn deaf and hard-of-hearing beachgoers of emergencies, through a pilot program announced at Tuesday evening’s Torrance City Council meeting. The Beach Emergency Evacuation Lighting System — or BEELS — will install a series […]

 Judy Rae

Beach charity – 23rd Annual Celebrate Wellness

Beach charity – 23rd Annual Celebrate Wellness

Navigator for stormy seas

 Judy Rae

Beach music – Redondo’s BeachLife Festival

Beach music – Redondo’s BeachLife Festival

thank you party

 David Mendez

Morales was Redondo Beach TRW analyst, headed Redondo Women’s clubs

Morales was Redondo Beach TRW analyst, headed Redondo Women’s clubs

By David Mendez Former Redondo Beach Woman’s Club president and Hermosa Beach Garden Club member Jill Kinney Morales passed away on July 18, at the age of 76, from congestive heart failure. The Redondo Beach resident went to work at TRW in 1975 as a math analyst. In 1986, she received a computer science degree […]

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Redondo Beach Residents eye Healthy Living Campus plans

Redondo Beach Residents eye Healthy Living Campus plans

by David Mendez There were a few common themes shared by residents attending Beach Cities Health District’s first scoping meeting for its planned Healthy Living Campus redevelopment, held at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center on Monday night. The meeting was the first step toward satisfying California Environmental Quality Act obligations, in which BCHD collected […]

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