David Mendez

Galleria redevelopment approved by Redondo Planning Commission

Galleria redevelopment approved by Redondo Planning Commission

Lawndale, slighted by potential traffic impacts, exploring appeal by David Mendez The South Bay Galleria redevelopment project is on track, despite objections from the City of Lawndale, the Galleria’s neighbor to the north. The Redondo Beach Planning Commission approved the project in a 6-1 decision at their April 19 meeting, following five hours of discussion. […]

 David Mendez

Spirit of Wellness Rasnick leads class of health inspirations

Spirit of Wellness  Rasnick leads class of health inspirations

        by David Mendez At the Beach Cities Health District’s 2018 Spirit of Wellness awards last Thursday at the Portofino Inn Hotel and Marina, personal trainer Derick Malit told the story of Rick “Razz” Rasnick. “Whenever I train with him, I see the positive attitude, and the person who wants to shine,” […]

 David Mendez

Honoring Ms. Dreier

by David Mendez A group of Debbie Dreier’s students gathered outside her Redondo Beach home on Saturday to pay tribute to their former teacher. Dreier, from the LA Unified School District, taught physical education and coached softball and basketball teams at Markham Middle School and Jordan High School in Watts. Dreier is currently in in-home […]

 David Mendez

Plan to finance AES purchase moves forward

Plan to finance AES purchase moves forward

                        The Redondo Beach City Council has taken its next step toward the city’s plan to redevelop the AES power plant site, authorizing staff to set the framework for a tax financing district that would help purchase all or part of the site. This […]

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach About Town

Chalk Art Challenge in King Harbor On Saturday, April 21, King Harbor Association will host the Eighth Annual Chalk Art Challenge at the Redondo Sea Wall, north of the International Boardwalk. Participants of all levels are invited to create a chalk art drawing to commemorate Earth Day. The first 100 children to sign up on […]

 David Mendez

Redondo neighbors put off by oil well work

Redondo neighbors put off by oil well work

  by David Mendez Neighbors were alarmed last week when an oil rig rose above their homes on the 700 block of North Paulina Avenue, at the site of a demolished home. But according to property owner Peter Schmidt, there’s no nefarious purpose there: His contractors are simply looking to re-abandon – or plug – […]

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach discusses pop-up SUP rental permits

Redondo Beach discusses pop-up SUP rental permits

by David Mendez With four brick-and-mortar paddleboarding shops in King Harbor, it’s not hard for a person to join the ranks of the many stand-up paddlers that enjoy harbor on warm, sunny days. A proposal headed to the Redondo Beach City Council would make it easier to pick up a stand-up paddleboard on a whim, […]

 Kevin Cody

Opening Day at King Harbor Yacht Club

       

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach About Town

Inclusive kids gym seeks volunteers We Rock The Spectrum Redondo Beach, a gym with equipment for children and adults of all abilities or needs – including physical and mental needs – is seeking volunteers. We Rock The Spectrum’s facility combines sensory recreational play, dance, music, and art in a safe, clean, climate controlled supervised environment. […]

 Kevin Cody

Redondo Beach Yacht Clubs celebrate opening day

Nowhere in the South Bay is tradition more respected than at the yacht clubs. Opening day ceremonies began with color guard presentations of the flag and singing of the national anthem. Members wore blue blazers and straw hats. Bells were tolled eight times in remembrance of boaters who had passed. And ceremonies concluded with the hoisting of the clubs’ burgees.

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach About Town

Redondo Beach Police to crack down on cell phone use, ‘distracted driving’ The Redondo Beach Police Department is joining a statewide effort to drill down on distracted driving and cell-phone use by stepping up enforcement in April. According to a press release issued by RBPD, officers will place an emphasis on enforcing cell phone and […]

 David Mendez

RUHS students host CPR training

by David Mendez Redondo Union High School students and staff covered the basics of CPR on Saturday, thanks to an educational event held by the RUHS Red Cross Club. Eighty-nine people were CPR certified during the free, three-hour course, made possible by an $800 grant offered to the club by the American Red Cross. “Most […]

 David Mendez

Cops teach residents to ‘Stop the Bleed’

Cops teach residents to ‘Stop the Bleed’

by David Mendez While Redondo Beach Police Officer Lauren McNeely settled in to tighten a tourniquet on fellow officer Ryan Harrison’s right arm, Harrison steeled his face. He had just warned the room full of students in RBPD’s first annual Stop the Bleed class that tourniquets, when applied properly, hurt – and hurt a lot. […]

 David Mendez

Hennessey fights order to remove dining deck

Hennessey fights order to remove dining deck

Rebel Republic owner accuses Councilman of siding with rival restaurant by David Mendez Restaurateur Paul Hennessey took to the Redondo Beach City Council chambers on Tuesday, asking officials to reverse the Council’s November ruling to end the Riviera Village Dining Deck Pilot Program. During his address to the Council, he also accused Councilman Nils Nehrenheim […]

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach About Town

Wilderness Park Camp Out Fundraiser and Service Project On April 21, the South Bay Parkland Conservancy will hold an Overnight Camp Out Fundraiser at Wilderness Park, with proceeds going to support the park’s revitalization. In addition to the Camp Out, SBPC will sponsor a morning gardening project from 10 a.m. to noon. SBPC will provide […]

1 2 3 119