Kevin Cody

Redondo Beach firefighters accept more pay, less staffing

Redondo Beach firefighters accept more pay, less staffing

Redondo firefighters agreed to a new, four-year contract that includes a pay raise and reduced staffing.

 Kevin Cody

Redondo Beach AES power plant shutdown deferred to 2021, or later

Redondo Beach AES power plant shutdown deferred to 2021, or later

The California State Water Resources Control Board voted on Sept. 1 to extend the life of four gas-fired power plants along the Southern California coast, including the AES plant on Harbor Drive, in Redondo Beach.

 Kevin Cody

Redondo Beach firefighters battle Creek Fire in Sierras

Redondo Beach firefighters battle Creek Fire in Sierras

Redondo Beach firefighters are on their eighth day of fighting the Creek Fire in the Sierra National Forest.

 Kevin Cody

Redondo Beach Ruby’s ‘simpler times’ falls victim to pandemic times

Redondo Beach Ruby’s ‘simpler times’ falls victim to pandemic times

Ruby’s Diner in Redondo Beach, a mainstay on the city’s waterfront since 1990, closed permanently the day after Labor Day.

 Kevin Cody

Former Redondo Beach couple recalls their escape from Berry Creek

Former Redondo Beach couple recalls their escape from Berry Creek

Former King Harbor liveaboards Bob and Jody Bitchin were watching a security camera video of flames surrounding their Berry Creek home. Then the propane tank exploded.

 Mark McDermott

Bill Brand is an unlikely politician, a waterman who became mayor fighting against waterfront development. Now he’s fighting for his life  

Bill Brand is an unlikely politician, a waterman who became mayor fighting against waterfront development. Now he’s fighting for his life  

by Mark McDermott  The little boy was six years old and already had a knack for doing unexpected things in unlikely ways.  Bill Brand and his family lived in Dallas, Texas, and spent summers down in their “bay house” outside Galveston. Bill noticed that the giant oil supertankers that passed offshore created waves that would […]

 Dan Smith

BCHD Seeks Community Input Regarding Potential Aquatics Facility

BCHD Seeks Community Input Regarding Potential Aquatics Facility

By Dan Smith, BCHD Beach Cities Health District (BCHD) is looking for the community’s input this weekend on a potential aquatics facility as part of their proposed Healthy Living Campus master plan. Current plans for the site on N. Prospect Avenue in Redondo Beach call for a 220-unit assisted living facility, medical office buildings, a […]

 Kevin Cody

Letters to the Editor: Sept. 3, 2020

Letters to the Editor: Sept. 3, 2020

Big thanks out to Redondo Beach Police Chief Keith Kauffman for insisting on proper training for our police task force

 Kevin Cody

Coronavirus and politics challenge researchers in search for COVID-19 treatments and vaccines

Coronavirus and politics challenge researchers in search for COVID-19 treatments and vaccines

Dr. Eric Daar watched President Donald Trump’s White House press conference on the eve of the Republican convention out of professional interest, then with apprehension and then with a feeling of oh no, not again.

 Kevin Cody

Redondo Beach firefighters agree to more pay, less staffing

Redondo Beach firefighters agree to more pay, less staffing

A new, four-year agreement with firefighters that “addresses significant budgetary issues in response to COVID-19” was ratified Tuesday night by the Redondo Beach City Council.

 Kevin Cody

AES Redondo Beach power gets one-year extension over city protest

AES Redondo Beach power gets one-year extension over city protest

Over objections from Redondo Beach city officials, the California State Water Resources Control Board extended the AES Redondo Power Plant’s right to operate for another year,at least.

 Kevin Cody

Redondo Beach Police Chief Kauffman stresses transparency in ‘use of force’ 

Redondo Beach Police Chief Kauffman stresses transparency in ‘use of force’ 

Redondo Beach Police Chief Keith Kauffman outlined the department’s use of force policies in a report to the City Council in response to “concerns” expressed by residents related to national issues of civil unrest.

 Kevin Cody

Dr. Pissed Off: I’m done cautioning patients

Dr. Pissed Off: I’m done cautioning patients

Three kids and their mom driving 800 miles down Highway 5, to spend four days with the grandparents on a boat not much bigger than the mom’s SUV. Where’s the risk in that?

 Kevin Cody

The popular Redondo Beach Chamber of Commerce Lobster Festival has been canceled this year. But lobster festival meals can still be ordered.

 Kevin Cody

Politics suspected, COVID blamed in slowdown of Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach mail

Politics suspected, COVID blamed in slowdown of Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach mail

South Bay mail delivery flows. Congressman Ted Lieu registers protest, presses President Trump to fix it

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