Kevin Cody

King Harbor Boat Parade attracts record number of entries

King Harbor Boat Parade attracts record number of entries

The theme for the 26th Annual King Harbor Boat Parade was “Deck the Hulls with Love.” So it was fitting that Saturday evening’s grand marshall was Torrance resident Ted Lange, better known as Isaac the bartender on the long running (1977-1987) television show “The Love Boat.”

 Special Contributor

Beach sports – Opening day South Bay

Beach sports – Opening day South Bay

So far, so good

 Judy Rae

Beach sports – KHYC sailors win J/70

Beach sports – KHYC sailors win J/70

Youth Championship

 Judy Rae

Beach science – Born in Redondo

Beach science – Born in Redondo

Until recently, the location of Giant Sea Bass nurseries was a mystery

 David Mendez

Compromise in election finance reform

by David Mendez The Redondo Beach City Council moved forward with its plan to institute political campaign financing reform, modifying its most recently approved plan in a show of compromise, with less than three months until the city’s 2019 municipal elections. However, this most recent attempt lost support of one council member, passing with only […]

 David Mendez

Redondo PD, Target, help families shop

Redondo PD, Target, help families shop

by David Mendez As 9-year-old Saúl wandered the toy aisles of Target with officers from the Redondo Beach Police Department, he thoughtfully eyed the Hot Wheels track already in his cart. After a few moments, he asked the officers if he could put the track back. “I’m getting something for my sister,” Saúl said, smiling. […]

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach About Town

Skatepark returns to the drawing board Plans to build a skatepark at Redondo’s Dominguez Park are being drawn back, after the Redondo Beach City Council was presented with a geotechnical assessment that drove estimated costs upwards of $1 million. The major cost driver is the park’s poor soil. Dominguez Park was built atop an old […]

 Brad Jacobson

Interview with Chris Bredesen, owner of Rockefeller, Primo Italia and Captain Kidds (Video)

Interview with Chris Bredesen, owner of Rockefeller, Primo Italia and Captain Kidds (Video)

Meet Chris Bredesen. You may know him as one of the owners of the Rockefeller Restaurants, Primo Italia Restaurant and Captain Kidd’s. You may also know his as a talented surfer who has competed nationally… or you may know him as Scott’s older brother ;)

 David Mendez

One dead, six injured in PCH crash

One dead, six injured in PCH crash

by David Mendez While rumors swirl around the cause of last Wednesday’s deadly crash at Pacific Coast Highway and Torrance Boulevard, the established facts are clear: One person is dead, and six others were injured when a car ran a red light at the intersection, colliding with six cars before coming to a stop. According […]

 David Mendez

Forbes hired to lead city’s planning dept.

Forbes hired  to lead city’s planning dept.

by David Mendez Brandy Forbes has been hired by the City of Redondo Beach to lead its Community Development Department, the City Hall arm tasked with overseeing land-use and planning within Redondo. “From my perspective, Redondo Beach has a lot to offer — significant land-use and community development opportunities, an engaged community, and a capable […]

 David Mendez

South Bay, Gateway oppose Metro plan

South Bay, Gateway oppose Metro plan

by David Mendez LA Metro plans to reconfigure its light rail operations may turn the existing South Bay-serving Green Line into a five-station shuttle that connects with the forthcoming Westside-serving Crenshaw Line. However, it will have to do so in the face of representatives of more than 40 communities that are opposed to the plan. […]

 Kevin Cody

Redondo renames school to honor ‘most treasured citizen’

Redondo renames school to honor ‘most treasured citizen’

by Kevin Cody Redondo Shores School Principal Anthony Bridi introduced Patricia Dreizler by noting he stopped counting the Redondo Beach awards she has received when the number reached 100. And for the same reason, he stopped counting the community organizations she had worked with. “Instead, I decided to simply read the titles she has held,” […]

 Kevin Cody

One person dies in six-car, Redondo Beach accident

One person dies in six-car, Redondo Beach accident

Pacific Coast Highway at Torrance Boulevard in Redondo Beach was closed for nearly 24 hours, following a fatal accident that took place about 2:50 on Wednesday, the day before Thanksgiving.

 Mike Purpus

Redondo High’s Hughes joins new generation of chargers

Redondo High’s Hughes joins  new generation of chargers

by Mike Purpus Ryan Hughes started boogie boarding before he could walk, then skim boarded and at 11 got his first surfboard. The fair-haired, freckle-faced, 5-foot-11-inch Redondo High senior learned to surf from his father Daren on an 8-foot-4 Becker at Torrance Beach. “The board was really old. I think it was made in the […]

 David Mendez

Mayor Brand, Councilman Nehrenheim prevail in Redondo Beach election lawsuit

Mayor Brand, Councilman Nehrenheim prevail in Redondo Beach election lawsuit

Redondo Beach Mayor Bill Brand, Councilman Nils Nehrenheim and Rescue Our Waterfront PAC President Wayne Craig prevailed on Tuesday, Nov. 20 in a lawsuit that accused them of violating election law in 2017.

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