Jen Ezpeleta

All ball sports: Rams, Goff wandering in the playoff wilderness. COVID threatens USC/UCLA game

by Paul Teetor The only thing consistent about Jared Goff and the Rams is their utterly frustrating inconsistency. And it always seems to come down to one question: can Goff limit his costly mistakes? This time, he couldn’t. And not even Coach Sean McVay, usually so protective of the quarterback he transformed from dud to […]

 Jen Ezpeleta

BCHD trustee Poster, husband and 93-year-old dad battle COVID-19

BCHD trustee Poster, husband  and 93-year-old dad battle COVID-19

  by Rachel Reeves Vanessa Poster, who was recently elected to her sixth four-year term on the Beach Cities Health District board, has been meticulous about avoiding COVID-19. Her father David, who is 93, lives with her and her husband Johnny in Redondo Beach.  “We’ve been in a bubble,” Poster said over the phone, several […]

 Jen Ezpeleta

Cadillac’s XT5 delivers true SUV crossover luxury and performance

Cadillac’s XT5 delivers true SUV  crossover luxury and performance

By Jeff Mitchell Beach Wheels   Recently, I had the chance to test drive Cadillac’s XT5 sport utility vehicle and came away with an appreciation for both its quality and performance. Mind you, while this is no rock climber, it is an exceptionally comfortable and capable crossover five-person SUV that is perfect for the city […]

 Kevin Cody

Beach Cities Health District Trustee Poster urges caution after she, husband, 93-year-old dad get COVID-19

Beach Cities Health District Trustee Poster urges caution after she, husband, 93-year-old dad get COVID-19

Beach Cities Health District Trustee Poster urges caution after she, husband, 93-year-old dad get COVID-19.

 Brad Jacobson

Odd History About Redondo Beach’s Street Names (Video)

Odd History About Redondo Beach’s Street Names (Video)

Ever wonder how some of the Redondo Beach streets got their names? In this first new episode, Derek Levy and Brad Jacobson dive into a little bit of Redondo Beach history. The Lucifers Pizza from their Manhattan Beach location looks good too!

 Kevin Cody

County says close, owner says no, customers support Eat at Joe’s in Redondo Beach

County says close, owner says no, customers support Eat at Joe’s in Redondo Beach

Shortly after lunchtime, Tuesday, inspectors from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health showed up at Eat at Joe’s and told owner Alex Jordan to stop serving customers on his outdoor patio. Jordan is still serving.

 Kevin Cody

Redondo transitional kindergarten through 2nd grade gets waiver to return to school, but teachers are hesitant

Redondo transitional kindergarten through 2nd grade gets waiver to return to school, but teachers are hesitant

Redondo transitional kindergarten through 2nd grade get waiver to return to school, but teachers are hesitant

 Jen Ezpeleta

All Ball Sports: USC fights on and on, Bruins look like Kelly’s team, Goff on, Herbert off

by Paul Teetor So many questions. So many right answers. So far. Could the USC football team win a game when its best player, sophomore quarterback Kedon Slovis, played awful ball for most of the game? Could USC Coach Clay Helton guide his team to another fantastic finish over yet another unranked team it was […]

 Jen Ezpeleta

Porous breakwater prompts city to pursue a third harbor dredging

Porous breakwater prompts city to pursue a third harbor dredging

  by Rachel Reeves The City of Redondo Beach has applied for permits to dredge King Harbor. If approved, this will be the third time the harbor has been dredged since 1988. As sediment moves naturally down the coast, it piles up at the breakwater, a porous wall of rocks. Gradually, material gets through, builds […]

 Jen Ezpeleta

Council passes wakeup call for homeless encampments

by Dan Blackburn Hoping to discourage homeless people from establishing encampments in the city, the Redondo Beach City Council amended an existing ordinance to stiffen rules governing times and locations where overnight camping may occur. The first reading of the measure passed 5-0, and will be before the council Dec. 1 for a final vote. […]

 Jen Ezpeleta

The Toyota Corolla remains the king of the great daily drivers

The Toyota Corolla remains the king of the great daily drivers

By Jeff Mitchell Beach Wheels   After all these years, the venerable Toyota Corolla remains America’s sweetheart of compact sedans. After having recently spent a week with a newly refreshed Corolla XSE tester, I can say with confidence that consumer demand for this compact will only increase as consumers realize it is their perfect “go-to” […]

 Kevin Cody

Sand Box: Better bike paths, safer streets, fewer cars

Sand Box: Better bike paths, safer streets, fewer cars

Between 2010 and 2019, Redondo Beach had four cycling fatalities and eight pedestrian fatalities. By contrast Hermosa Beach had no cycling or pedestrian fatalities. Manhattan had one cycling death and one pedestrian death.

 Kevin Cody

Podcaster Erica Mandy is making the news NewsWorthy

Podcaster Erica Mandy is making the news NewsWorthy

Former KCAL reporter Erica Mandy launches a news podcast that’s ‘fast, fair and fun’

 Kevin Cody

South Bay Archery in Redondo Beach draws devotees to ancient sport

South Bay Archery in Redondo Beach draws devotees to ancient sport

South Bay Archery Lessons, founded in 2017 by former Carson High School teacher Paul Farbman, is attracting increasing numbers of archers to the ancient sport.

 Kevin Cody

Redondo Beach cannabis dispensary cited, following raid by Cannabis Control agents

Redondo Beach cannabis dispensary cited, following raid by Cannabis Control agents

A Redondo Beach store-front marijuana dispensary operating openly, but apparently unlawfully, was raided early Thursday by a dozen or more local and state law enforcement officers.