David Mendez

Adam Gomez, 17, of Redondo Beach, dies in Arizona boat crash

Adam Gomez, 17, of Redondo Beach, dies in Arizona boat crash

  by David Mendez On Friday, after 53 hours of searching across the waters of Lake Havasu, a team of Mohave County Sheriff’s Deputies recovered the body of Redondo Beach’s Adam Gomez, who disappeared below the water’s surface after a boating accident two days earlier. Gomez was 17 years old. The accident took place on […]

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach Police Beat

RBPD to conduct DUI checkpoint on Friday, Aug. 30 The Redondo Beach Police Department will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, August 30, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between 7:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. DUI checkpoints like this one are placed in locations based on collision statistics and frequency of […]

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach About Town

Redondo Beach Library seeks applications for Teen Advisory Council The purpose of the Redondo Beach Public Library Teen Advisory Council is to involve middle and high school students in the development, promotion, and implementation of teen activities and services at the Redondo Beach Public Library. Members should have a strong interest in helping behind the […]

 David Mendez

Catalina mixed-use project takes first step

Catalina mixed-use project takes first step

by David Mendez A development plan to add 26 units of new housing to Redondo Beach took its first steps on Tuesday night, as the Redondo Beach City Council approved a reimbursement agreement with an environmental consultancy firm to produce an environmental review of the proposed mixed-use project. The Catalina Village project, as it is […]

 David Mendez

Redondo halts County Fire consolidation study

Redondo halts County Fire consolidation study

by David Mendez After two hours of discussion, half of the Redondo Beach City Council and many members of the Redondo Beach Firefighters Association were left asking one question of the Council member who halted the city’s examination into partnering with the LA County Fire Fire Department: What changed? With a vote of two council […]

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach About Town

About Town Congressman Ted Lieu to hold South Bay Town Hall Congressman Ted Lieu will host a community town hall at the El Segundo High School Performing Arts Center on Aug. 28 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. This will be an opportunity for constituents to hear directly from Lieu on current events in Washington, D.C., […]

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach Cannabis church opens after Seaside shutdown

Redondo Beach Cannabis church opens after Seaside shutdown

by David Mendez Just weeks after a similar place of worship closed on Artesia Boulevard, a second cannabis church has moved into its predecessor’s space. Though the staff of the new organization, Sacramental Life Church of Redondo Beach, say they cannot speak for the previous church’s activities, the two appear to be linked in multiple […]

 Special Contributor

Live Wire wins ‘incredible’ opportunity

Live Wire wins ‘incredible’ opportunity

by Phoebe Lai Redondo Beach’s second Battle of the Bands took center stage at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center last Saturday, a night complete with hard rock and alternative tunes. The 1,453 seat venue gave young artists exposure to a sizeable crowd and the opportunity to perform at L.A. Live before a Los Angeles […]

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach About Town

BCHD sows good health in schools The Beach Cities Health District’s fourth annual Volunteer Day brought together nearly 200 volunteers from 30 organizations, including the Redondo Beach Police Department, Redondo Beach Kiwanis, South Bay Credit Union and many more, to clean, prepare and repair garden beds at schools throughout Redondo and Hermosa last weekend. The […]

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach Unpaused: City gives tech firm lease change

Redondo Beach Unpaused: City gives tech firm lease change

by David Mendez For more than a year, the City of Redondo Beach has declined to set new leases at its Pier Plaza office complex with a “leasing freeze” policy preventing the city from creating new leases or modifying existing ones, lest the City risk further liability in an ongoing dispute with an erstwhile development […]

 Special Contributor

Redondo Beach Natural World Market offers high-quality on Artesia

Redondo Beach Natural World Market offers high-quality on Artesia

by Phoebe Lai Rectifying North Redondo’s shortage of an all-natural grocery, Natural World Market & Cafe opened on July 27. Located at 2302 Artesia Blvd., the all-in-one market, cafe, and bakery offer items that make sustainable consumerism more convenient. “Something that we were lacking here in North Redondo was a walking-distance cafe, family-oriented store, and […]

 David Mendez

Homeless supply bags ‘making a dent’ in Venice

Homeless supply bags ‘making a dent’ in Venice

by David Mendez While residents and elected officials struggle with local programs that feed the homeless in Redondo, the city’s next generation has taken matters into their own hands. Redondo Union High School junior John Dorn, 16, founded Helping Homeless Today, an organization that distributes goods to people experiencing homelessness across Los Angeles. Last weekend, […]

 Special Contributor

Redondo students win support for Green New Deal

Redondo students win support for Green New Deal

by Martha Farah Last month, incoming Redondo Union High School seniors Eva Lovell, Grace McGonigle, and Vanessa Rebentisch proposed that the Redondo Beach City Council support the federal Green New Deal, a resolution that lays out a plan to address climate change. On July 2, the City Council approved the student-proposed resolution, supporting it with […]

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on medicine – Record Breaking Donations Raised of $200K

Spotlight on medicine – Record Breaking Donations Raised of $200K

For The Cancer Support Community

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach K9 officers and human partners show their skills

Redondo Beach K9 officers and human partners  show their skills

by David Mendez Officers from departments across Los Angeles County, including a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department special operations team, showcased their skills during the Los Angeles County Police Canine Association’s 20th Annual Police K9 Demonstration on Saturday, July 20 at Redondo Union High School. But it was a bittersweet day for Redondo Beach Police […]