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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

  • Death and funeral notices in Coventry - week commencing September 20 October 5, 2021 1:46 pm Coventry Live Each week people across the area pay tribute to their loved ones in the pages of the Coventry Telegraph. We have gathered the messages posted over the week commencing September 20 in one place. The messages are submitted by friends, family and loved ones …
  • Redondo Beach Councilman Obagi denies State Bar allegations September 16, 2021 5:38 am Easy Reader News - California by Garth Meyer Fourth District Redondo Beach Councilman Zein Obagi has been charged with seven counts of misconduct by the California State Bar Association.  The charges follow a $710,000 Los Angeles County Superior Court judgment against Obagi, in favor …
  • Cap art a South Redondo sensation May 28, 2021 7:48 pm Easy Reader News - California Special-education P.E. teacher Carol Shreiner with the art she’s been making out of plastic bottle caps. Photo by Kevin Cody by Rachel Reeves When the coronavirus became a pandemic, two seemingly unrelated things happened for Redondo Beach resident Carol …
  • Obagi makes good on Artesia campaign promise April 8, 2021 1:39 am Easy Reader News - California Zein Obagi is the newly elected Redondo Beach District 4 City Councilmember. Photo courtesy of the Obagi campaign by Dan Blackburn Newly elected Redondo Beach District 4 City Councilman Zein Obagi Jr. made good on his campaign promise to spur progress on …
  • Redondo Beach Community Garden the tip of political iceberg March 25, 2021 2:13 am Easy Reader News - California Brianna Egan, the chair of the Redondo Beach Community Garden Committee (in red sweater), leading a meeting last November at the Hermosa Beach Community Garden. Photo courtesy of Brianna Egan by Rachel Reeves  Brianna Egan, 25, scanned her notes as she …
  • Letters: 3-18-2021 March 24, 2021 8:50 am Easy Reader News - California Good restraint: Dear ER: I would like to commend the Hermosa Beach City Council for remaining neutral on the recently vacated, open council seat, which will be voted for on May 11. Given the controversy over the sudden resignation and that there will be a …
  • Obagi squeaks past Gran; Brand, Loewenstein, Nehrenheim cruise to victory in Redondo Beach elections March 13, 2021 1:29 pm Easy Reader News - California by Kevin Cody Despite leading by 175 votes on election night, Redondo Beach Fourth District City Council incumbent John Gran has been unseated by challenger Zein Obagi. Obagi led by 33 votes, or just over 1 percent when City Clerk Eleanor Manzano announced …
  • Incumbents ahead in Redondo Beach election March 4, 2021 7:59 am Easy Reader News - California by Rachel Reeves If preliminary results hold, only the board of the Redondo Beach Unified School District will change as a result of this week’s citywide election. Less than half of ballots cast were counted before unofficial numbers were announced, at 11: …
  • Incumbents leading in Redondo Beach City Council elections March 3, 2021 2:11 pm Daily Breeze - California The three incumbent Redondo Beach City Council members were leading in their efforts to remain on the panel, based on Tuesday night’s returns. District 1 Councilman Nils Nehrenheim and District 2 Councilman Todd Loewenstein both had healthy leads in the …
  • Redondo Beach City Council: 7 candidates for seats in Districts 1, 2 and 4 February 12, 2021 2:20 am Easy Reader News - California by Rachel Reeves Nils Nehrenheim Nils Nehrenheim’s priorities as a council member range from financial transparency to the 2028 Olympics. But the thing he wants to emphasize most in his campaign for re-election is that he’s opposed to overdevelopment.  “I …

Redondo Beach In the News

  • COVID-19 – Omicron surge wanes locally but Manhattan Beach registers four deaths January 28, 2022 6:05 am Easy Reader News - California by Mark McDermott  The Omicron surge has moved beyond its peak in the Beach Cities and begun to decline. But similar to trends elsewhere, even as COVID-19 cases decrease, the number of deaths has increased. Four people died in Manhattan Beach over the past …
  • Updated Housing Element Gets Green Light from City Council January 28, 2022 6:04 am Culver City Observer - California The Culver City Council this week approved the updated Housing Element which identifies and plans for its housing needs between 2021 and 2029. At its Monday night’s meeting, the Council voted 3-2 to submit the third draft of city’s Housing Element to the …
  • OC boat captain helps with statewide fishing line recycling program January 28, 2022 4:02 am OC Metro Gary Brighouse still sees the horrific scene: a weeks-old brown pelican lying dead, tangled in fishing line around its neck and feet. “I just envisioned the mom and baby and how it all went down,” said Brighouse, who pilots boats for Capt. Dave’s Dolphin …
  • Parent group sues to block COVID rules January 27, 2022 7:41 pm Easy Reader News - California by Garth Meyer South Bay Parents Push Back filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Wednesday against the Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach School District, and Torrance public school districts to block COVID-19 protocols relating to mask wearing …
  • Out & About: Things to do in the Long Beach, South Bay areas Jan. 28-Feb. 3 January 27, 2022 5:53 pm Daily Breeze - California Jan. 28 Book Sale: Presented by Friends of Redondo Beach Public Library, lobby of the Main Library, 303 N. Pacific Coast Highway, Redondo Beach. 3-5:30 p.m. redondobeachlibraryfriends.com. Native Gardens: Written by Karen Zacarias. Presented by the …
  • LA police release photos of possible suspect, car involved in fatal Harbor Gateway shooting January 27, 2022 5:53 pm Daily Breeze - California Los Angeles police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man and a black, four-door Honda Accord believed to be involved in the fatal shooting of a 30-year-old woman in Harbor Gateway more than a week ago. On Wednesday, Jan. 27, police released …
  • LAPD searching for gunman who shot woman as she drove in Harbor Gateway area January 27, 2022 5:43 pm KTLA 5 News - California Police on Wednesday released new surveillance images of a vehicle and gunman sought in the killing of of a woman who was shot while driving in the Harbor Gateway area. The shooting happened around 11:15 a.m. Jan. 18 in the area of Ainsworth Street and …
  • Letters to the Editor 1-27-22 January 27, 2022 5:28 pm Easy Reader News - California A locals call Dear ER: For over 80 years, Manhattan Beach has had a 30-foot height limit for residential construction in the beach area and a 26 foot limit in the rest of Manhattan Beach. This has kept high rise buildings from being built along the coast, …
  • As student activists fight for COVID safety measures at schools, some face criticism January 27, 2022 4:03 pm Los Angeles Times - California These days after classes, Michael Lee-Chang pulls up his mother’s email inbox and finds the latest update of daily coronavirus cases at his school, Redondo Union High. The 18-year-old senior scans for other school announcements and uploads the information …
  • Baywatch Community Calendar 1-27-22 January 27, 2022 3:38 pm Easy Reader News - California Hikers find their way through George F Canyon in Rolling Hills Estates. Spotlight: Enjoy a guided nature walk at George F Canyon on Feb. 5, 10:30 a.m. The walk is provided by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy. A trained naturalist will highlight …

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