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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

  • Letters to the Editor 5-19-22 May 18, 2022 11:22 pm Easy Reader News - California Trouble in our city Dear ER: Everyone who lives in Manhattan Beach was at one time attracted to this lovely, sleepy beach town, where schools are great, neighbors live harmoniously, discourse is civil, and people can still function alongside one another, …
  • Redondo Beach city council votes to resume county fire study May 5, 2022 10:27 pm Easy Reader News - California by Garth Meyer The question of whether Redondo Beach should contract with the county for fire services is back on after a 3-2 city council vote April 19 to resume a study on the subject – which was halted two years ago. Councilmembers Laura Emdee and …
  • Recall effort filed against Redondo Beach Councilman Zein Obagi, Jr. February 25, 2022 4:01 pm Easy Reader News - California Elliot Lewis, above, crossed paths with Councilman Obagi in 2019 when Obagi represented a Long Beach tenant who sued Lewis’ holding company. by Garth Meyer A notice of intent to recall Redondo Beach Fourth District City Council Member Zein Obagi, Jr. was …
  • Letters to the Editor 2-24-22 February 24, 2022 2:01 am Easy Reader News - California An inside job Dear ER: History has shown over the last 100 years that hiring a police chief in Manhattan Beach within the ranks has been more successful than naught. One notable exception to this rule was Chief Eve Irvine, who did an incredible job. Since …
  • 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 …

Redondo Beach In the News

  • A Longboarder’s Unofficial Ranking of Every California Surf Spot Mentioned in ‘Surfin’ U.S.A.’ June 25, 2022 10:59 am The Inertia Ahhh, The Beach Boys. Those quintessential harmonic sounds that became the real-life soundtrack of the Southern California surf scene in the 1960s.One could argue that The Beach Boys’ cross-pollination with The Beatles music came to define the era, with “ …
  • Manhatta Beach prepares its own Cannabis initiative for November 8 Ballot  June 25, 2022 2:53 am Easy Reader News - California by Mark McDermott  The Manhattan Beach City Council, grappling with a cannabis industry initiative that would override the City’s ban on commercial cannabis sales, Tuesday night agreed on the outlines of an alternative initiative that would regulate where …
  • About Town: city passes budget, new deputy prosecutor starts, firehouse band debuts June 24, 2022 10:07 pm Easy Reader News - California The city council passed a $101 million budget late Tuesday night, leaving $3 million for reserves.  Funded items included $4 million for work at the Pier – including parking structure repair, ADA bathrooms in part of the old arcade space, paving and …
  • Bill Brand the fighter June 24, 2022 10:07 pm Easy Reader News - California He has spent 20 years fighting for the Redondo waterfront. Now Mayor Bill Brand is taking a break to turn his attention to his fight against cancer by Mark McDermott  Redondo Beach Mayor Bill Brand was flying high.  It was June 5, 2019. He was on a flight …
  • Post-Roe in Ohio: Where can pregnant people travel for abortion services? June 24, 2022 5:18 pm WDTN 2 - Ohio COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – As states regain the right to permit or restrict access to abortions, pregnant people in Ohio may soon have to travel for the procedure. Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost said he will seek to remove an injunction blocking a “heartbeat …
  • Editorial: Gov. Newsom's plan to prevent power outages has a big downside: fossil fuels June 24, 2022 1:05 pm Los Angeles Times Gov. Gavin Newsom, worried about the threat of power shortages from climate-fueled heat waves, wildfires and drought as the state transitions to renewable energy, has crafted something of a devil’s bargain. To ensure California can keep the lights on …
  • Longtime Gluten-Free Bakery Branches Out With New Cookie Shop in Redondo Beach June 24, 2022 2:30 am Eater Redondo Beach’s gluten-free veteran Kirari West Bake Shop is venturing into new territory this week. Confections by Kirari is a specialized cookie shop, only a 300-foot walk away from its sister cafe, and dedicated entirely to cookies, coffee, and cookie …
  • “Supportive” housing project draws ire in South Redondo June 24, 2022 2:10 am Easy Reader News - California by Garth Meyer Surprise, blame and anxiety mix with optimism and support as residents and city leaders assess a state project to convert a south Redondo motel into subsidized housing for the once-homeless. It is part of Project Homekey, which buys old …
  • Classic movies in SoCal: 'Aguirre,' 'Hedwig,' 'Caddyshack,' 'Return of the Jedi' and more June 24, 2022 1:57 am Los Angeles Times Find a flick with our weekly curated list of classic movies, cult favorites, film festivals, etc., playing at theaters, drive-ins and pop-ups and/or streaming online. Before you go, remember to call or check online for reservation requirements and …
  • Obagi recall group reaches signature count in Redondo June 23, 2022 10:07 pm Easy Reader News - California Proponents of the effort to recall city councilman Zein Obagi, Jr., turned in 2,778 signatures to the city clerk’s office Wednesday morning – over the needed threshold of 2,402 to put it on the ballot.  The signatures will now be reviewed by the county. If …

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