Here is a look at some of the top stories this week in the Beach Cities and on the Palos Verdes Peninsula:
: Parents and students turn out to support the former Mira Costa High School boys lacrosse coach Chris Jewett and the suspended boys baseball coach Cassidy Olson.
MBPD Apprehends Suspected Thief: Police react quickly and are able to catch a man believed to have been burglarizing vehicles in MB and other cities.
MBPD Working Lead in iPad Burglary Case: Fifty-nine iPads were stolen from Pacific Elementary School and police have a potential lead to work.
Skechers' 2013 Super Bowl Ad Tamer than 2012 Commercial: One of the 2013 ads aired during the football fest is termed "hokey" but it is indeed pretty darn cute and clever. Watch the commercial here.
‘The Counter’ Named on Forbes’ List of America’s Most Promising Companies: Hermosa Beach has a Counter location. Find out how the hamburger joint managed to make the magazine's prestigious list.
Youngsters Raise Funds to Keep the Music Playing: What do you do when your school district can no longer fund a music program? Kids and parents band together. Here's one heartwarming story about a "cool" treat.
Young & Older Hermosans Fare Well in 5K: Check out the great runners from Hermosa Beach who ran in Redondo's Super Bowl 5K.
Hermosa Beach Racers Pound Pavement in Super Bowl 10K: Runners hit their stride to post good times.
City Demolishes Octagon Building [Video]: The structure on the Redondo Beach Pier could have toppled at any time, say officials. They demolish it.
Police: Shootings Case of Mistaken Identity: Los Angeles Police officers, protecting a high-value target in Torrance, mistakenly shoot at two women who were not the man they were looking for: Christopher Jordan Dorner.
Brooke Wins Top Chef Challenge: This local chef is making a name for herself. Have you visited her establishment in the city yet?
Pizza Pizzeria to Open in Redondo Beach: A new place to go for pizza is coming to Redondo Beach.
Redondo's Priciest Homes: 304 Avenue E: If you want to live in South Redondo, this home could be the one you want.
: Learn more about this new oasis on the Peninsula.
PV's Priciest Homes: 2990 Twin Harbors View Drive: Check out this gorgeous property.
PV's Priciest Homes: 253 Rocky Point Road: You might want to take a look at this beauty.