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by David Mendez The AES Redondo power plant has finally sold, after more than a year of negotiations and at least a decade of effort to find a use for the 51-acre site beyond power generation. According to the sale documents, AES has committed to permanently retire the plant by 2023, though the City of […]
South Bay Realtors challenged to sell homes they can’t show as a result of Governor Newsom’s ‘Stay-at-Home’ order
Real estate is a touch and feel business. But the coronavirus is stoppiong Reators from showing homes.
by Ryan McDonald The number of novel coronavirus cases in Los Angeles County has increased from 409 to 1,465 in less than a week, Barbara Ferrer, director of the county Department of Public Health reported today. The cases include 26 deaths, five of them reported in the last 24 hours. Ferrer expects the number of […]
by Ryan McDonald Beaches in the South Bay and the rest of Los Angeles County will be closed until April 19 in an effort to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, authorities announced Friday. Along with beaches, beach access points, including the Marvin Braude Bike Trail , will be closed, as will hiking trails throughout […]
The Naval hospital ship USNS Mercy arrived at the Port of Los Angeles this morning to care for non-COVID patients from area hospitals.
Redondo Beach orders closure of Esplanade, Veteran’s Park and other popular public spaces to combat COVID-19
Redondo Beach pier businesses, with the exception of restaurants, have been ordered to close by midnight tonight, Mar. 27. Also ordered closed tonight, for at least a month, are several blocks on the west side of the oceanfront Esplanade, paths leading down from the Esplanade to the beach, Veteran’s Park overlooking the Esplanade, and the King Harbor boat hoist and hand launch areas.
The entire Easy Reader staff was laid off last Friday. Four reporters, two office managers, two advertising representatives, one art director, one bookkeeper, one associate publisher and one publisher. Since then, the former staff has written 30 stories on the coronavirus, maintained the website, fielded calls for obits and dba’s, and sold enough ads to […]
by David Mendez At the request of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, The Kensington Redondo Beach assisted living facility will no longer provide updates detailing the extent of possible COVID-19 spread among its residents and staff. In a series of letters sent by the facility, it detailed its protocols responding to potential […]
by David Mendez A week of heavy foot traffic along the Esplanade has resulted in Redondo Beach leadership considering potentially drastic ways to control the flow of pedestrians strolling along the iconic oceanfront path amid the global COVID-19 pandemic. Those measures include making it more difficult for people to find parking near the area. Los […]
by David Mendez California’s Second District Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of the City of Redondo Beach in its lawsuit against Secretary of State Alex Padilla regarding election dates. The appellate court affirmed the Los Angeles Superior Court September 2018 ruling that the City of Redondo Beach, as a charter city, is not […]
by David Mendez “It’s weird, being at a school site on a Monday, when there’s no professional development, or a summer or winter break, and there are no staff members and, most importantly, no kids,” Redondo schools superintendent Steven Keller said. Last Friday, the Redondo Beach Unified School District announced it would close its campuses […]
by David Mendez One resident and a second staff member of The Kensington Redondo Beach assisted living facility have tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, according to the company. In a letter to families dated March 18, Kensington Redondo director Robert May stated that one resident and a second staff […]
by Ryan McDonald As authorities delivered grim warnings about the novel coronavirus last Thursday, an idea spread among South Bay residents with the force and quickness of a contagion: buy toilet paper. Mirroring trends across the country, shoppers late last week began descending on Vons, Trader Joe’s, Ralphs, Whole Foods and other area stores, creating […]
Three patients who visited Torrance Memorial Medical Center in Torrance have tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the medical center said in a press release on Tuesday.