Posts by Laura Emdee

Ban Smoking in Public Places?

On May 7, the City Council will discuss whether to establish a city-wide smoking ban. What do you say? A necessity for your quality of life as a non-smoker? Or is it an unenforceable ordinance that criminalizes smokers? What do you want to see? Subject: PROVISIONS FOR ORDINANCES TO ESTABLISH A CITY-WIDE SMOKING BAN IN…

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CVS Grand Opening!

The location of the long-standing Albertsons grocery store and then Haggen which closed after filing for bankruptcy is no longer an empty lot! CVS is now open for business and The Grocery Outlet will be opening June 3rd. The Daily Breeze wrote an article that can be found here.    

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Clean Trucks? Great but at what cost?

Is providing incentives to replace heavy-duty trucks with electric power trucks important to you? Are you willing to pay for it? SB732, “a proposed law to invent a new tax district so yet another government agency can put tax hikes on the ballot.” I agree with the Daily Breeze editor & I think replacing the…

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Secure Your Castle – 2.0

The City of Redondo Beach Announces ‘Ring’ Partnership and Subsidy Program for Local Residents Initiative aims to reduce crime in neighborhoods through investment in affordable, easy-to-use, and effective smart home security The City of Redondo Beach announced its partnership with Ring and details for their joint subsidy program that will provide discounts for local residents…

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CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: Inglewood Ave between Artesia Blvd & 190TH St

On April 17, 2019, California Water Service (Cal Water) will begin construction to replace the existing water main on Inglewood Avenue between Artesia Blvd and 190th Street. Duration: Construction is anticipated to take approximately eight (8) weeks. Working Hours: Primarily 9am-5pm. However, nightwork between 9 pm and 6 am has been approved for the intersection of Inglewood Avenue and…

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District 5 Q & A

Hello, we live on the south side of Manhattan Beach Blvd behind a divided curb area with a tall hedge running the length of the block.  The hedge and curb serve both to block sound from MBB and isolate the residential area from the 40 mph traffic. Questions: Several months ago the city hired a…

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Frustrated by people running stop signs?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FROM:RBUSD // Subject: Results from Directed Traffic Enforcement in Redondo Beach On February 20, 2019, from 7-10 am and on March 16, 2019, from 4-9 pm, Redondo Beach Police Motor Officers enforced traffic violations on Aviation Bl in an effort to help reduce traffic collisions in the area due to two fatal…

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Reverse 911 System

In response to the destructive 2017 California wildfires, the California Legislature signed into law Senate Bill 833 (SB 833) and Senate Bill 821 (SB 821) to further address the safety of local communities and the use of emergency notification systems. SB 833 requires the State’s Office of Emergency Services (OES) to develop guidelines for alerting…

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