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  1. Manhattan Beach council to consider electric golf cart fleetRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Easy Reader News

    The Manhattan Beach City Council will consider whether to approve a six-month pilot program of free electric golf carts available for the public at the June 7 council meeting. Manhattan Beach resident James Pringle was returning home from dinner with friends Thursday evening when he glanced in his rear view mirror and saw a white SUV about to plow into him.


  2. Mira Costa girls dominate at beach volleyball tournamentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | Easy Reader News

    Renowned South Bay Waterman waterman Taras Poznik received a waterman's send off Saturday morning at the Topaz Street jetty in Redondo Beach, where he surfed when he wasn't diving or skippering the Dive N' Surf charger Island Diver. Nearly 300 surfers tackled big, bumpy wind swells and inside sandbars that set up slab-like sections on the reforms during the Dive N' Surf South Bay Boardriders contest at 45th Street in Manhattan Beach.


  3. Manhattan Beach historical conservancy comes into 21st centuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | Easy Reader News

    Though the Manhattan Beach Conservancy was founded in 2006 to "to recognize, preserve, and revitalize the historic architectural and cultural resources of Manhattan Beach," its members don't want to be stuck in the past. Responding to complaints that short term rentals were continuing in spite of the ordinance passed last year against them, the city sent letters to five rental websites, asking them to remove them.


  4. The Spirit of John Fahey: three of the famed Takoma Seven guitar masters come to Hermosa BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | Easy Reader News

    In 1959, fingerstyle guitarist and composer John Fahey founded Takoma Records by pressing 100 copies of an album from a recording at St. Michael's and All Angels Church in Adelphi, Maryland. Fahey funded the release of "Blind Joe Death" with the saved wages from his gas station attendant job and a loan from an Episcopalian priest.


  5. Letters 2/11/16Read the original story

    Feb 11, 2016 | Easy Reader News

    It often goes unrecognized, but it's thanks to the California Coastal Commission that some of my favorite places in LA, such as Abalone Cove and Palos Verdes Cove are accessible for all Californians to enjoy. The recent move to oust Coastal Commission Executive Director Dr. Charles Lester is concerning because it doesn't seem to be founded on any concrete performance issues.


  6. Endless Session, Day 200: What are friends forRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | Easy Reader News

    The Manhattan Beach Badminton Club has always been known as a social club, but it was all business on the courts Friday night as athletes from around the world competed to go to the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil this summer. I received a call the previous night from surf contest beach marshalll Wright Adaza asking if I wanted to judge a comp in Santa Monica, and when I heard it was Marion Clark's contest I nearly jumped up and down and tried not to scream "YES!" A 6:30 a.m. pick up and short drive to the 24th street tower had me and driver Wright almost in tears, listening to hilarious old surf stories from Mike Purpus the entire way to the sand.


  7. Peninsula People - Volunteer of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | Easy Reader News

    Allen Bond, a 58-year-old Rancho Palos Verdes resident, has witnessed countless ribbon-cutting ceremonies on the Hill over the last two decades. Recently named 2015 Volunteer of the Year by Palos Verdes Peninsula Chamber of Commerce and incoming president for Peninsula Rotary Club, the father of four is a dedicated servant of the community.


  8. Mira Costa girls soccer team looks to keep pace with PVRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | Easy Reader News

    For the first time since he suffered a stroke last January, the beloved boot camp fitness instructor known for his tough love classes at the Manhattan Beach Pier will be offering his signature class. Last week's El Nino 2016 swell in Hermosa Beach looked as beautiful from the sky as it did from the water.


  9. Year in Review: Manhattan Beach bans short-term rentalsRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2016 | Easy Reader News

    As short-term rentals through websites such as AirBnB and VRBO have grown in popularity throughout the country, so has local government opposition. Some argue that the practice changes the character of cities, and some say it changes rents.


  10. Letters 12/31/15Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Easy Reader News

    Now this would have put Redondo on the map Unfortunately, the powers that be at City Hall ignored this offer and abdicated harbor revitalization to a mall developer with no harbor or waterfront experience. Wow, $27 million .


  11. Redondo Union boys win second IBVL title in three yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | Easy Reader News

    Over 100 of Southern California's best longboarders participated in the First Annual Hermosa Beach Hotdoggers Championships Presented by Subaru Pacific on Saturday, October 3. Photographer Steve Gaffney shows just how impressive the competition was Evan Murray cuts the ball for a point during Redondo's IBVL championship win over Saddleback Valley Christian. Photo by Corey Glave Battling 90-plus degree heat and a talented Saddleback Valley Christian squad, top-seeded Redondo left no doubt as to who the Kings of the Court were as the Sea Hawks won their second boys Interscholastic Beach Volleyball League title in three years.


  12. Redondo Beach City Council to consider mixed-use development moratoriumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Easy Reader News

    The City Council Tuesday night asked staff to prepare a letter opposing the proposal to build an ocean water desalination plant in El Segundo. In the '60s Hoppy Swartz with the help of Leroy Grannis and the Kerwin brothers put on The Hermosa Beach Surfing Championships for The United States Surfing Association as part of The International Surfing Festival.


  13. MBPD asks for help identifying bomb threat suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | Easy Reader News

    The Manhattan Beach Police Department is asking for the public's help identifying someone who made three threatening phone calls to Manhattan Beach Studios on Sept. 14. Police are asking for help identifying a bomb threat suspect who drives a black 2002-2006 BMW 325i sedan convertible with a black top .


  14. Redondo, Hermosa, Manhattan beachfront boutique hotel bonanzaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | Easy Reader News

    The travel industry finally discovers the long overlooked Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach visitors market. New, beachfront boutique hotels are planned for all three cities.


  15. City poised to ban smoking in multi-unit homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2015 | Easy Reader News

    Smoking in multi-unit housing will be prohibited under an extension of Manhattan Beach's smoking ban that received its first reading Tuesday night. "Boat 86, we're going to need you to slow your paddler down, okay?" said Ronnie Meistrell, captain of Disappearance. 3 comments

  16. Cozen-designed Manhattan Beach home picked for Modern Home TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2015 | Easy Reader News

    While it's standard for architects to ask clients about their needs before any hammers are involved, Carol Beth Cozen has an inquiry process that delves exceptionally deep. She asks clients where they put their mail after retrieving it from a mailbox.


  17. The surge in El SegundoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2015 | Easy Reader News

    The Manhattan Beach Police Department invites the community to give its feedback at a workshop on its strategic plan on Sept. 16. Due to a lack of candidates, the Nov. 3 election for two Manhattan Beach Unified School District board seats has been canceled.


  18. Redondo runs by Santa Monica for second win of seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2015 | Easy Reader News

    On Aug. 19, the Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce endorsed the proposal to open a Gelson's supermarket in the empty lot on Sepulveda in between 6th and 8th streets. "Boat 86, we're going to need you to slow your paddler down, okay?" said Ronnie Meistrell, captain of Disappearance.


  19. Redondo holds off North for win in football season opnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2015 | Easy Reader News

    To promote Sunday's Catalina Classic Paddleboard Race, from Catalina Island to the Manhattan Beach pier, local paddlers gathered at the Manhattan pier Monday morning for a restaging of a classic April 1987 photo of the South Bay's then hottest surfers. Sophomore running back Jermar Jefferson survived a tough introduction to varsity football rushing for 115 yards in Redondo's season-opening win against North Torrance.


  20. Manhattan Beach considers extending smoking banRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2015 | Easy Reader News

    City council discussed extending its citywide smoking ban to include multi-family units and to regulate the sale of tobacco. Ed Nelson's fellow lifeguards, fellow members of the South Bay Wheelmen and fellow Los Angeles Peninsula Swimmers held an early morning "Weed Wackers" bike ride ride and then swam and paddled out at Torrance Beach for a scattering of his ashes in the sea.


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