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Hello Neighbors, 

I hope you and your families are are staying safe, washing your hands, and continuing to “Hunker Down” at home during this COVID-19 pandemic.  I’ll keep this page updated with the latest local news and information. 

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Here’s What’s Going on in Redondo Beach:

John Gran In the News

  • Redondo contemplates homeless housing in King Harbor 22 Oct 2020 13:00 Easy Reader News - California  Added on October 21, 2020  Kevin Cody  newsletter , Redondo Beach by Dan Blackburn A plan for a temporary homeless facility drew heavy fire at Tuesday’s Redondo Beach City Council meeting before agreement was reached on two city locations, following a  …
  • Mayor, council, school board races spice up Nov. 3 election in Douglas County 11 Sep 2020 20:11 Echo Press - Minnesota Here’s what voters will decide: Mayor races in Alexandria, Evansville, Miltona and Osakis. Contested city council races in Alexandria, Carlos, Evansville and Nelson. School board races in Alexandria, Brandon-Evansville, Minnewaska, Osakis and West Central …
  • Appeals court sides with Redondo Beach in election date lawsuit 24 Mar 2020 07:10 Easy Reader News - California  Added on March 23, 2020  David Mendez  newsletter , Redondo Beach Redondo Beach City Clerk Eleanor Manzano, right, speaks with a volunteer as election night votes are counted in 2015. File photo. by David Mendez California’s Second District Court of …
  • Letters to the Editor 2-13-2020 17 Feb 2020 19:33 Easy Reader News - California  Added on February 17, 2020  Judy Rae  Letters , Letters to the Editor , newsletter Incoming in-laws Dear ER: Local Offers (800) 570-5562 more from spybase - 11 hours ago My family and I recently committed the grave criminal act of wanting to visit our …
  • Gran hits the pavement as recall petition window closes 12 Jan 2020 11:59 Easy Reader News - California  Added on January 12, 2020  David Mendez  newsletter , Redondo Beach Redondo Beach Councilman John Gran explains why he did not vote for a Los Angeles County Fire Study at a 2019 City Council meeting. Photo by David Mendez by David Mendez By the end of the …
  • Letters to the Editor 1-9-2020 11 Jan 2020 02:21 Easy Reader News - California  Added on January 10, 2020  Judy Rae  Letters , Letters to the Editor , newsletter A granny unit on every plot Dear ER:  Local Offers (800) 570-5562 more from spybase - 17 hours ago I say, an ADU (Accessory Dwelling Unit) on every plot (“New Year, new …
  • Redondo’s commission vacancies a sign of electoral dysfunction 08 Jan 2020 16:46 Easy Reader News - California  Added on January 7, 2020  David Mendez  Redondo Beach by David Mendez You need only four people to run a Redondo Beach commission meeting. That’s the minimum of appointed members to form a quorum on those boards, which exist largely to give advice to the …
  • Redondo Beach 2019 year in review 28 Dec 2019 10:47 Easy Reader News - California  Added on December 27, 2019  David Mendez  newsletter , Redondo Beach Labor pains and waterfront changes mark Redondo’s 2019  by David Mendez Labor pains Local Offers (800) 570-5562 more from spybase - 2 days ago A 16 month stalemate between the City of …
  • Redondo Beach’s sales tax ballot measure dies amid council infighting 06 Dec 2019 20:51 Easy Reader News - California  Added on December 6, 2019  David Mendez  newsletter , Redondo Beach Redondo Beach Firefighter Dave Lorenson holds a novelty check offering the City of Redondo Beach $24,000 to pay for a study regarding Los Angeles County fire service costs. Photo by David …
  • Letters to the Editor 11-14-19 15 Nov 2019 06:35 Easy Reader News - California  Added on November 14, 2019  Judy Rae  Letters , Letters to the Editor , newsletter Wild fire extinguished Dear ER: The exploration of a Los Angeles County Fire contract is officially over.  So declared current Mayor Pro Tem Richard Montgomery, also a …

Redondo Beach In the News

  • Mane Attraction: Horseback riding helps people with special needs, physically and emotionally 23 Oct 2020 19:31 Easy Reader News - California  Added on October 23, 2020  Jen Ezpeleta  newsletter , Palos Verdes by Rachel Reeves Maggie McCarthy struggled in school, her confidence hampered by severe dyslexia. But on a horse, the Palos Verdes native felt fearless and free. She went on to win 17 …
  • What's playing at the drive-in: 'Borat Subsequent Moviefilm' and more 23 Oct 2020 18:34 Los Angeles Times - California Craving a flick on the big screen? Here’s our latest rundown of new and classic movies playing at drive-ins, pop-ups or rooftops near you. We’ll update as new titles and showtimes are added. Kids in the Spotlight Night at the Drive-In Fundraiser Sears …
  • Letters to the Editor 10-22-2020 23 Oct 2020 03:19 Easy Reader News - California  Added on October 22, 2020  Jen Ezpeleta  newsletter , Redondo Beach Missing the  ‘Computer Guy’ Dear ER:  Tom Serafin was our go-to computer guy over the last 20-plus years. He would come by to fix, back up, add or delete a program on our computers, …
  • Redondo Beach company’s virtual reality software promises to bring classrooms to life 23 Oct 2020 03:19 Easy Reader News - California  Added on October 22, 2020  Jen Ezpeleta  newsletter , Redondo Beach   Reporter Rachel Reeves steps into the virtual reality world local entrepreneur Jimmy Cole says will “change the world.” Photo by JP Cordero     A Really-TV executive tries on the Oculus …
  • BCHD seeks Applicants and Proposals for Micro Enrichment Grants 23 Oct 2020 03:19 Easy Reader News - California  Added on October 22, 2020  Dan Smith  beach cities health district , grants , health , South Bay Beach Cities Health District (BCHD) is currently accepting applications for its Micro Enrichment Grants (MEG) to enhance the community’s ability to provide …
  • Potential Mass Shooter Gunned Down at Idaho Campsite After Screaming About 'All You F***in' Californians' 22 Oct 2020 22:58 SFist - California An angry 73-year-old man was fatally shot in an Idaho campground incident in which he allegedly fired on a group of campers after being heard yelling at them for being in what he claimed was his campsite, and accusing them of coming from California. The …
  • Redondo contemplates homeless housing in King Harbor 22 Oct 2020 13:00 Easy Reader News - California  Added on October 21, 2020  Kevin Cody  newsletter , Redondo Beach by Dan Blackburn A plan for a temporary homeless facility drew heavy fire at Tuesday’s Redondo Beach City Council meeting before agreement was reached on two city locations, following a  …
  • Bowls in, bars out, bakery delivers, wine and candy 22 Oct 2020 13:00 Easy Reader News - California  Added on October 21, 2020  Richard Foss  newsletter A La Carte dining column for 22 October 2020 Mama D’s on Pacific Coast Hwy. in Hermosa Beach has brought its New York atmosphere to its outdoor patio, complete with Italian tuck and roll booths. Photo …
  • 7 socially-distance Halloween activities from ECC Warrior Food Pantry and more 22 Oct 2020 05:28 The Union - California As the holidays are approaching this year, El Camino College and other surrounding communities are finding fun and safe ways to celebrate the upcoming Halloween season, despite the coronavirus pandemic. The following list features a mix of socially- …
  • Letters to the Editor: Exide is getting away with polluting minority neighborhoods. That's unconscionable 20 Oct 2020 11:15 Los Angeles Times - California To the editor: As a retired principal who worked at two elementary schools in neighborhoods affected by the toxic waste from Exide Technologies’ battery recycling plant in Vernon, I am appalled at the positions taken by the Trump administration and the …

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