Redondo Beach's District 5 News
by Laura Emdee, City Councilmember
Welcome to Redondo Beach!
Our diverse community is friendly and happy. When you move to Redondo you are part of a community that values tradition, safety and education. We are proud of our area and expect it to be clean and well maintained. Our little corner of paradise is home to Redondo’s largest employer, Northrup Grumman. Our schools are the envy of the South Bay. Our popular hotels on Marine Avenue helped save Redondo Beach’s budget when sales tax dipped. Plus, we are freeway close to everything the LA area has to offer. The Metro Green Line stops at Marine & Redondo Avenue and will be expanding to the Galleria by 2028.
We work hard, we play fair and we are pleased to live here. Below you will see the work we do to keep our neighborhood a safe, clean and happy place to live.
Thank you for visiting this site and being a part of this great community.
Redondo Beach City Council
Proudly representing District 5
Manhattan Beach Blvd. is about to get some love! The entire project will include purple pipe irrigation (Recycled Water). Beautification and sidewalk improvements between Johnston & Dow, signal improvements and bike lanes. First we have to decide on a which kind of bike lane we want because that will determine…Read More
The City of Redondo Beach and Athens Services will be providing document shredding service at no charge. This is your opportunity to clean out old files and properly dispose of personal papers without compromising your personal information. The paper shredding will be done on-site and you will be able to…Read More
BCHD has presented a chart describing the phases and tiers and includes timeline estimates for each: VaccineDistribution.pdf (bchdfiles.com) Despite the State of California announcement, Los Angeles County will not begin vaccinating people age 65 and older until they complete vaccinations for healthcare workers and receive more vaccine from the state…Read More
The RBPOA Santa Sleigh schedule for 2020 will be a modified COVID sleigh this year. It will be a slow drive by and it will not be stopping. It is the hope that families/households can gather individually in front of their homes and wave as Santa goes by. Below is…Read More
We have been meeting, collecting data, doing studies. Many have reviewed the Artesia/Aviation Corridor Action Plan (AACAP). All along the process, I have been sharing it in my newsletters and website. Now, the City Council is in the midst of a Public Hearing. The plan was presented, questions were asked,…Read More
In September 2018, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals issued its ruling in Martin v Boise. The Court ruled the enforcement of ordinances that prohibit sleeping or camping on public property against “[A]s long as there is no option of sleeping indoors, the government cannot criminalize indigent, homeless people for sleeping…Read More
At its October 20th meeting the Redondo Beach City Council approved moving forward with plans to set up a temporary shelter. I have always said: If you are a City leader and you have a plan to provide shelter or housing in your area, I am behind you 100%. That…Read More
A Bridge Home – Watts As the Watts A Bridge Home approaches its one-year anniversary the Salvation Army team has continued to work throughout the pandemic and has successfully transitioned 20 people from homelessness to permanent housing with another four signing leases and moving out tomorrow! Additionally, in the past…Read More
In my last newsletter and at our last community meeting, we discussed the possibility of temporarily installing, at Aviation Park, Pallet Homes for Redondo’s Unhoused. Since then, Aviation Park has begun to open, therefore, based on Council’s discussion, it is unlikely that Aviation Park will be considered. City Council asked for a…Read More