Blog Archive: South Bay

“They didn’t counter hate with hate; they countered it with love”: A Redondo Union student’s father observes the Westboro counter-protest

by Jeff Klopmeyer It’s been 30 years since I was a high school student, but on Monday, January 11 2016, I learned a lesson at Redondo Union High School that will stay with me forever. My son is a student at RUHS, and about a week ago, I received an email from the school to inform us that the infamous Westboro Baptist Church — a hate group recognized by the Anti-Defamation League and the Southern

Which South Bay cities grew the most in population in 2014?

Los Angeles County’s population grew by 0.8 percent to more than 10.13 million last year, while South Bay cities remained fairly static in growth, the state Department of Finance reports. According to state figures released Friday, Los Angeles County’s population on Jan. 1 was 10,136,559. The city of Los Angeles had 3,957,022 residents, a 1.1 percent increase from the previous year. In the South Bay, Hawthorne showed the highest population growth at 1.1 percent, while other cities ranged in growth from 0.6 percent (El Segundo) to 0.1 percent (Hermosa Beach).

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