This Week's Top News in the South Bay

A look at what made headlines in the South Bay of Los Angeles during the week of October 13-19.

Redondo Beach

Council Postpones Vote to Put Anti-Power Plant Initiative on Ballot: Opponents of AES Redondo Beach will have to wait a few more weeks before their initiative is put on the March ballot, the Redondo Beach City Council decided with a 4-1 vote during its meeting Tuesday night. The Power Plant Phase-Out Initiative officially qualified for the ballot last week with nearly 7,500 valid signatures.

Beach Replenishment Project Wraps Up: Redondo Beach and Los Angeles County have wrapped up the beach replenishment project that brought about 73,000 cubic yards of sand onto to the beach near the Topaz Jetty in South Redondo Beach, according to a post on the city website.

Manhattan Beach

Stolen Wallet Results in Unauthorized Bank Withdrawl: A wallet stolen from inside Bristol Farms on Rosecrans Avenue was reportedly used nearly two hours later to withdraw money from the victim's bank account, said Manhattan Beach police Tuesday.

Alert MBPD Officer Apprehends Robbery Suspects: After a gun is brandished at a citizen in Redondo Beach, MBPD pulls over four juveniles in a vehicle matching the description, only to discover they're also wanted for a robbery with a gun in Manhattan Beach that had just occurred. 

Hermosa Beach

: After yet another episode that involved police at Club 705 on Pier Avenue last Saturday morning, club management opted to voluntarily close the nightclub portion of the enterprise, leaving the restaurant open for business, according to multiple sources that include media and the interim Hermosa Beach police chief.

Man Robbed of Cell Phone; Suspects Try to Sell It Back: A man walking through Clark Stadium in the 800 block of Valley Drive around 2:30 a.m. Saturday was robbed of his Android cell phone by three men who verbally threatened and hit him, according to the Hermosa Beach Police Department.

Palos Verdes

: The Palos Verdes Peninsula High School chemistry and physics teacher, whose redeployment last January came less than a year after returning from a 12-month stint in Iraq, discovered pockets of optimism in a country ravaged by decades of occupation, radicalism and war.

: As many as 34 teaching positions and seven counselor positions may be eliminated in Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District next year to offset multimillion-dollar cuts if Proposition 30 does not pass. This is in addition to 77 teachers who have already been cut in the last five years.

Wolfman October 20, 2012 at 09:01 PM
Why Prop 30 and what is happening to all the California State Lottery $$$ Money for our Kids and Schools ?


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