Blog Archive: Redondo Beach

Redondo Beach, Los Angeles County, California, USA.

Dangerous high surf to return Thursday

Los Angeles County lifeguards warned swimmers to be especially careful in the ocean because of western swells and high tides that delivered waves from 6 to 12 feet high Tuesday. Towering waves are expected to return Thursday, again creating strong rip currents and dangerous ocean patterns that could continue through next week, according to the National Weather Service.

Look What I Saw On the Way to the Post Office Today

REDONDO BEACH >> Was on my way to the post office today and couldn’t resist this shot of my childhood Maria St. home. My, how it has changed yet is surprisingly similar. At some point after we left in 1961, the owners added the second story, expanded the living room taking away the porch. I still see the long driveway alongside the house back to that old garage.

My very first Mobile Upload!

Testing out this new functionality from my perch here on Redondo’s Pier. Keep smiling! Sent via the Samsung Galaxy Alpha™, an AT&T 4G LTE smartphone

Surfing legends gather to honor iconic surfboard shaper Hap Jacobs in Redondo Beach

By Carley Dryden, Daily Breeze Hap Jacobs wasn’t going to be pleased. The surfing legends gathered in a Redondo Beach restaurant Thursday evening jokingly predicted that the iconic surfboard shaper might even get back in his car and drive off if he sensed something was up. More than 100 of his current and former team surfers and friends from across the country gave a surprise tribute to Jacobs — a surfboard shaper by trade, but

Redondo Beach City Council reviews King Harbor’s future

REDONDO BEACH — Plans to remove an eyesore of a power plant across the street from King Harbor and replace it with a mixed-use waterfront development were kyboshed by Redondo Beach voters in March, sending city leaders and staff back to the drawing board. The future of Redondo Beach’s waterfront revitalization and several other issues confronting King Harbor boaters were on the docket during a special City Council April 2 workshop and its general meeting April 7.

School of wow: How a team of forward thinking administrators reinvented century old Redondo Union High School

It’s 1:04 p.m. and 2pac’s “Changes” is playing over the public address system at Redondo Union High School. “It’s time for us as a people to start makin’ some changes,” the rapper urges. “Let’s change the way we eat, let’s change the way we live, and let’s change the way we treat each other.” The music can be heard from every corner of the 56-acre campus, alerting students they have one minute to get to their fifth period class. 2pac’s lyrics, intentional or not, represent the ethos that has come to define Redondo Union’s recent, meteoric ascent.

Web Log Update

By way of explanation, let me say after first starting my Blog last year (2005), we subsequently moved from the Central Coast of Calif. to Redondo Beach, my old hometown! More on this later, but for now I am going to recreate my previous Blogs and add new ones along the way until I become current. Great BIG HUGS, KISSES and HOWDY HOO to all my friends that have graciously followed with me!

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