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  • Redondo High’s Ziegler is ‘Yearbook Adviser of the Year’ 24 Jan 2021 07:21 Easy Reader News - California  Added on January 23, 2021  Rachel Reeves  Redondo Beach , Redondo Union Mitch Ziegler posted this selfie on how not to take a photo (with a lens cap on the camera) to Twitter on his way to a photography conference in Texas. Photo from Twitter by Rachel …
  • Winter Storm Systems Move Into Southland, Shelters Open Across LA County 23 Jan 2021 11:26 CBS News Los Angeles - California LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Following a week of unseasonably hot and dry conditions, a series of winter storms is expected to hit the region beginning this weekend, dropping temperatures significantly. According to the National Weather Service, temperatures will …
  • Real Estate: Even During a Challenging Year, Some Encouraging Signs 23 Jan 2021 03:11 Los Angeles Business Journal - California The AES Redondo Beach Power Plant sold in April to a private developer. After years of record sales, the commercial real estate industry saw a marked slowdown in 2020. The number of deals in Los Angeles County dropped 44% last year compared with 2019, …
  • Winter Shelters To Open Friday Across LA County As Temperatures Plummet 22 Jan 2021 22:02 CBS News Los Angeles - California LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Following a week of unseasonably hot and dry conditions, a series of winter storms is expected to hit the region beginning this weekend, dropping temperatures significantly, prompting officials to open several winter shelters Friday …
  • Getting the COVID-19 vaccine in L.A.: Confusion, waiting, tears and triumph 22 Jan 2021 18:32 Los Angeles Times - California Patricia Reber walked out of the vaccine clinic at L.A.’s Lincoln Park pumping her arms overhead like a champion. A friend told the 80-year-old she had waited four hours for a shot at Dodger Stadium, but Reber was in and out within 30 minutes. “This was …
  • What's playing at the drive-in: 'The Marksman,' 'Mean Girls' and more 22 Jan 2021 12:05 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. Arena Cinelounge Drive-in Parking lot, 1625 N. Las Palmas Ave., …
  • Why Kurt Suzuki isn't a post-James McCann consolation prize for Angels 22 Jan 2021 05:18 Los Angeles Times - California Kurt Suzuki is not the type of catcher who will regularly steal strikes on the edges of the zone, saving his pitchers a few extra throws a night. He is not the young backstop who will block an errant pitch and, on the same play, heroically throw out a …
  • All Ball Sports 22 Jan 2021 01:53 Easy Reader News - California  Added on January 21, 2021  Jen Ezpeleta  newsletter , Redondo Beach Rams lose a game of inches, Trump takes a knee, Chargers play smart defense The Chargers hiring of Rams defensive coordinator Brandon Staley as their new head coach was an unexpected, but …
  • Key witness in murder trial still believes Phil Spector was innocent 19 Jan 2021 10:53 Daily Mail The best friend of Hollywood actress Lana Clarkson - the woman Phil Spector was convicted of shooting dead almost 18 years ago - believes the music producer could be innocent of the heinous crime. In a bombshell interview Punkin Laughlin, who was the key …
  • Buried memories 18 Jan 2021 21:06 Easy Reader News - California  Added on January 17, 2021  Donald Morrison  feature , newsletter , Redondo Beach A local photographer used social media to help locate the owner of a missing GoPro camera that had been lost in Redondo Beach more than seven years ago. GoPro Hero 3 found by …
  • Inquest confirms homicide in shooting by LA County deputy 17 Jan 2021 01:46 MSNBC The parents of Andres Guardado hoped that a rare inquest looking into their 18-year-old son's fatal shooting involving two Los Angeles sheriff's deputies would bring clarity to the circumstances that led to the young man's killing seven months …
  • Andres Guardado inquest ends without testimony from sheriff's officials or the deputy who killed him 16 Jan 2021 15:38 Los Angeles Times - California A retired judge appointed to hold a public examination of the death of Andres Guardado, an 18-year-old man killed during an encounter with Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies, said Friday that she had concluded the inquest without hearing testimony from …
  • Manhattan Beach’s Mason Silva wins skateboarding’s top honor 16 Jan 2021 09:35 Easy Reader News - California  Added on January 15, 2021  Donald Morrison  feature , Manhattan Beach , newsletter Mason Silva, family and friends after he received the award for Thrasher’s Skater Of The Year on December 16, 2020, at Hollenbeck Skatepark in Los Angeles. (From left: …
  • Coroner's inquest upholds earlier conclusion Andres Guardado's death was a homicide 16 Jan 2021 08:51 ABC7 - California LOS ANGELES (CNS) -- A coroner's office inquest into the death of 18-year-old Andres Guardado, who was fatally shot by a sheriff's deputy in Gardena, upheld a previous conclusion by the office that his death was a homicide, officials announced …
  • LA County Coroner Releases Inquest Findings In Death Of Andres Guardado 16 Jan 2021 03:58 CBS News Los Angeles - California LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner Friday released the findings from the Nov. 30 inquest into the death of 18-year-old Andres Guardado. The stated goal of the inquest was to determine the circumstances, manner and cause …
  • Return home inspires plan for Redondo Beach community garden 15 Jan 2021 18:24 Easy Reader News - California  Added on January 14, 2021  Jen Ezpeleta  newsletter , Redondo Beach Organizer urges balance between connections to ocean and to land The Garden of Guadalupe, a neighborhood garden, in the summer of 2020. Photo by Brianna Egan by Rachel Reeves Brianna Egan …
  • What's playing at the drive-in: A Martin Luther King Jr. doc and more 15 Jan 2021 15:01 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. Arena Cinelounge Drive-in Parking lot, 1625 N. Las Palmas Ave., …
  • Manhattan Beach dominates best new 2020 South Bay Restaurants 15 Jan 2021 12:35 Easy Reader News - California  Added on January 15, 2021  Jen Ezpeleta  Manhattan Beach , newsletter   by Richard Foss    In the fall, I considered not having a Best of the Year restaurant list because I assumed there wouldn’t be a sufficient number of candidates. But when I looked …
  • All Ball Sports: Lasorda, and the Linguine and Baseball Club; Goff in from the cold; Coach Feather credited 15 Jan 2021 02:34 Easy Reader News - California  Added on January 14, 2021  Jen Ezpeleta  newsletter , Redondo Beach Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda and attorney Tony Capozzola during a Linguini and Baseball Club lunch in the early 1980s. Photo courtesy of Tony Capozzola By Paul Teetor Tony Capozzola had …
  • Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center proposed as vaccinations site, devil’s in the details 15 Jan 2021 02:34 Easy Reader News - California  Added on January 14, 2021  Jen Ezpeleta  newsletter , Redondo Beach Drivers lined up for COVID-19 antibody testing on Saturday, May 9 at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center. (Photo courtesy of BCHD) by Rachel Reeves The Los Angeles County Department …
  • Redondo Beach About Town: MLK celebration, RBPD scholarships 15 Jan 2021 02:34 Easy Reader News - California  Added on January 14, 2021  Jen Ezpeleta  newsletter , Redondo Beach Mayor Bill Brand address the inaugural Redondo Beach Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration last year. This year’s celebration will be virtual, on Monday, Jan. 16. Photo by kevin Cody RBPD …
  • COVID’s toll increases by three in Beach Cities 15 Jan 2021 02:34 Easy Reader News - California  Added on January 14, 2021  Jen Ezpeleta  newsletter , Redondo Beach Charts by Bernard Wong, SubliminalMachines.com. Source: Los Angeles County Health Department COVID-19 claimed two more lives in Hermosa Beach and one in Manhattan Beach last week, …
  • Letters to the Editor 1-14-2021 15 Jan 2021 02:34 Easy Reader News - California  Added on January 14, 2021  Jen Ezpeleta  Letters , Letters to the Editor A grinder erases lane lines on Pier Avenue in downtown Hermosa Beach on Monday in preparation for reducing the street from two car lanes in each direction to one, to make way for …
  • Former Hillsong Pastor Carl Lentz, 42, is seen for the first time since spending Christmas in rehab 11 Jan 2021 12:00 Daily Mail Former Hillsong pastor Carl Lentz has been spotted for the first time since finishing his 30-day stint in rehab, where he spent Christmas and New Years Day, cozying up with his wife while running errands in California.  The ousted megachurch leader, 42, …
  • All Ball Sports: Chargers win Fourth straight; fire coach next day 09 Jan 2021 06:42 Easy Reader News - California  Added on January 8, 2021  Jen Ezpeleta  newsletter , Redondo Beach by Paul Teetor Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn learned his lesson the hard way: sometimes it’s not what have you done for me today, it’s what did you do in the middle of the season? Lynn …
  • FOX 11’s Dickert calls the weather from home 09 Jan 2021 06:42 Easy Reader News - California  Added on January 8, 2021  Jen Ezpeleta  newsletter , Redondo Beach Fox News weatherman brings work home Rick Dickert appears on Fox 11, in his living room, as he broadcasts from his bedroom. Photo by Allyssa Dickert by Rachel Reeves Not long ago, before …
  • Letters to the Editor 1-7-2021 09 Jan 2021 06:42 Easy Reader News - California  Added on January 8, 2021  Jen Ezpeleta  Letters , Letters to the Editor Cartoon by Alison Chavez   Redondo ZOOMs to the polls, again Dear ER:  Rescue Our Waterfront has tirelessly fought for the revitalization of King Harbor, on behalf of Redondo Beach …
  • Dr. Pissed Off: Vaccinations 09 Jan 2021 06:42 Easy Reader News - California  Added on January 8, 2021  Jen Ezpeleta  newsletter , Redondo Beach The who, what, when, where and why I’m pissed off about the vaccines As word spreads of the pandemic worsening, nearly everyone on The Strand in Hermosa Beach is wearing a mask. Photo by …
  • Groms trade toys for photo with Surfing Santa 09 Jan 2021 06:42 Easy Reader News - California  Added on January 8, 2021  Jen Ezpeleta  newsletter , Redondo Beach Surfing Santa and his South Bay Boardriders Club elves cross The Strand at 22nd Street on their way for a pre Christmas surf session. But first Santa stopped for photos and to collect toys …
  • New HBCSD superintendent met by COVID, back to school challenges 09 Jan 2021 06:42 Easy Reader News - California  Added on January 8, 2021  Jen Ezpeleta  Hermosa Beach , newsletter Jason Johnson became Superintendent of the Hermosa Beach City School District on July 1. Photo by Philicia Endelman by Ryan McDonald Jason Johnson became Superintendent of the Hermosa …
  • Letters to the Editor: No one benefits from the rich getting COVID stimulus checks 09 Jan 2021 04:45 Los Angeles Times - California To the editor: Relying on a Swedish study based on 35-year-old data, Lisa Schweitzer concludes that we should not target COVID-19 relief payments to the poor, but instead give them to everyone, even the richest Americans, as a sort of exercise in social …
  • Letters: Farewell to Tommy Lasorda, the ultimate Dodger 09 Jan 2021 02:50 Los Angeles Times - California Tommy Lasorda bleeds Dodger Blue in heaven now forever. William David Stone Beverly Hills :: At a time when we need a person to bring us back to feeling a sense of pride in America, we mourn the loss of Tommy Lasorda. A man who always made us feel better …
  • Three new COVID-19 deaths, 307 new cases 08 Jan 2021 11:04 Easy Reader News - California  Added on January 7, 2021  Jen Ezpeleta  newsletter , Redondo Beach Hermosa Beach reported two new COVID-19 deaths last week, bringing it’s total to 6. Redondo Beach also reported a new COVID death last week, bringing it’s total to 15. Though Manhattan has …
  • Home Run 08 Jan 2021 11:04 Easy Reader News - California  Added on January 7, 2021  Jen Ezpeleta  newsletter , Redondo Beach Redondo takes lead in housing homeless Sean Serino was among the first residents to move into Redondo’s first ever temporary homeless shelter on December 28, 2020. Photo by JP Cordero   by …
  • Local ICUs are overrun, bracing for another surge 08 Jan 2021 11:04 Easy Reader News - California  Added on January 7, 2021  Mark McDermott  newsletter COVID-19 hospitalizations at the South Bay’s major medical centers increased from 48 on November 1 to 638 on January 4. Source: Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. Chart by Bernard Wong, …
  • What's playing at the drive-in: 'Shadow in the Cloud,' 'Wonder Woman 1984' and more 08 Jan 2021 10:26 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. Arena Cinelounge Drive-in Parking lot, 1625 N. Las Palmas Ave., …
  • Suspect Identified in Redondo Beach Carjacking, Stabbing 06 Jan 2021 13:29 CBS News Los Angeles - California REDONDO BEACH (CBSLA) – A man accused of stabbing and carjacking a victim outside a Redondo Beach shopping plaza last week was identified by officers Tuesday. Police said Silas John Marczak, 30, of Minnesota, approached a man in the parking lot near a …
  • Redondo Beach’s Westphal was South Bay’s greatest ever basketball player 06 Jan 2021 04:35 Easy Reader News - California  Added on January 5, 2021  Kevin Cody  newsletter , Redondo Beach Paul Westphal was the featured speaker at the Redondo Union High School end-of-season banquet in 2001, the year the Sea Hawks won the Southern California Interscholastic Federation …
  • Solo Vehicle Crash Kills 1 In Torrance 05 Jan 2021 21:05 CBS News Los Angeles - California TORRANCE (CBSLA) — At least one person has died in a solo vehicle crash in Torrance early Tuesday. The crash was reported at about 3 a.m. in the area of Hawthorne and Artesia boulevards in Torrance. Hawthorne Boulevard has been shut down between Redondo …
  • Redondo Beach Breakwall: Misty morning surf 05 Jan 2021 11:52 Easy Reader News - California  Added on January 4, 2021  Kevin Cody  newsletter Marci Klein of Klein Creative Media shows the Redondo Beach Breakwall at its best in this drone video shot during the Sunday, January 3 swell. (KleinCreativeMedia.com) comments so far. Comments posted to …
  • California Pizza Kitchen Acts Quickly After Bankruptcy Exit 04 Jan 2021 21:19 Los Angeles Business Journal - California CPK Chief Financial Officer Judd Tirnauer is looking to expand. Photo by DiMartino After a relatively short stint in bankruptcy court, things are looking up for California Pizza Kitchen Inc., according to Judd Tirnauer, the company’s new chief financial …