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

 Kevin Cody

Dr. Pissed Off: Plague precautions 101

Dr. Pissed Off: Plague precautions 101

by Dr. Pissed Off People are idiots.  That is why, at the risk of being annoying and repetitive, I am reviewing how to protect yourself and others from COVID-19.  Social distance: There is a lot of discussion regarding aerosol, large droplets and surface transmission of SARS-COV-2. The greatest risk is due to airborne droplets containing […]

 Kevin Cody

Carlos Vigon: The man who sold the AES Power Plant on a cold call

Carlos Vigon: The man who sold the AES Power Plant on a cold call

The sale of AES Redondo Beach, one of the largest real estate transactions in South Bay history, began with a cold call.

 Kevin Cody

Buster Sports: Pandemic Play is all about the Benjamins

Buster Sports: Pandemic Play is all about the Benjamins

The Lakers, Clippers, Dodgers, Rams and Chargers — and yes, even the Angels – start their quests for a championship in this strangest of all professional sports seasons.

 Kevin Cody

Small gifts bring big returns for Lawndale students, Redondo Beach Sportfishing

Small gifts bring big returns for Lawndale students, Redondo Beach Sportfishing

Redondo Sportfishing’s Jake Mark was presented with a mural by Jane Addams Middle School art students in appreciation of marine animal replicas he donated to their arts program.

 Kevin Cody

Will Leo’s murals drown out Wyland Whale on AES power plant in Redondo Beach

Will Leo’s murals drown out Wyland Whale on AES power plant in Redondo Beach

Leo Pustilnikov vowed to paint over the 586-foot long Wyland Whale mural on the AES power. Instead, he unveiled 10 new murals at the power plant this week, with the promise of 30, and maybe 300 more to come. The murals’ brash, urban style suggests a menacing challenge to Wyland’s playful whale.

 Dan Smith

COVID Q&A with Dr. William Kim

COVID Q&A with Dr. William Kim

When should I get tested for COVID-19? What is Close Contact? Answers to these and more questions about COVID-19

By Dan Smith, Beach Cities Health District Q: My friend just tested positive for COVID-19. What should I do now? Dr. Kim: The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) recommends that anyone who has been in close contact (see below) with someone who has COVID-19 should quarantine themselves for 14 days. If you begin to experience […]

 Kevin Cody

Former Redondo High football star Erik Wilson lived full life before early passing

Former Redondo High football star Erik Wilson lived full life before early passing

“‘Big E’ was big, strong, and fast, but he always thought of himself as being bigger, stronger, and faster than he really was, which led to many hospital visits for stitches and broken bones.” Family friend Dan Vaughn remembering Redondo Sea Hawk Quarterback Erik Wilson.

 Kevin Cody

Redondo Beach bar owners blame stumbling politicians for 86’ing them

Redondo Beach bar owners blame stumbling politicians for 86’ing them

As the Fourth of July draws near each year and the anticipation of the Beach Cities’ fireworks shows increases, Ed Castro prepares for flag-adorned party-goers to flood his New Starboard Attitude on the Redondo Beach pier. He books two live bands, stocks up on Budweiser’s holiday bottles, and schedules his best bartenders to take on the stampede of customers. But not this year.

 Kevin Cody

Redondo Beach teachers, kids social distance creatively in classrooms

Redondo Beach teachers, kids social distance creatively in classrooms

All eight Redondo Beach Child Development Centers have implemented social distancing, wearing of masks and a 1:10 teacher-to-student ratio in classrooms. And it’s going well,, teachers say.

 Kevin Cody

Live Well Kids credited by LA County study for reducing obesity in Redondo schools

Live Well Kids credited by LA County study for reducing obesity in Redondo schools

Redondo’s elementary school student obesity rate fell from 20 percent to 6.4 percent between 2007 and 2019, according to a Los Angeles County report. In 2007, The improvement is attributed to Redondo schools implementing the Live Well Kids program, created by the Beach Cities Health District.

 Kevin Cody

Redondo Union High Class of 2020 celebrates with car parade, time capsule video

Redondo Union High Class of 2020 celebrates with car parade, time capsule video

Three and a half weeks before the graduation date that had been set the previous year, Redondo Union High School Principal Jens Brandt and his team faced the daunting reality: for the first time in 113 years, the graduating class of the oldest high school in the South Bay would not be walking at Seahawk Stadium.

 Kevin Cody

Goodman block party honors Redondo Union High grads

Goodman block party honors Redondo Union High grads

Redondo Class of 2020 grad gets private public policy lesson from State Senator and Mayor.

 Kevin Cody

Redondo Beach Child Development classes back in session, but no touching, no sharing

Redondo Beach Child Development classes back in session, but no touching, no sharing

An estimated 160 transitional kindergarten through 5th grade Redondo Beach students returned to the classroom on Thursday, June 11, under distancing guidelines designed to deter the spread of the coronavirus.

 Kevin Cody

Redondo Union High 2020 grads celebrate with leap into the sea

Redondo Union High 2020 grads celebrate with leap into the sea

Redondo Union High seniors celebrate graduation with leap into the sea.