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Redondo Beach's District 5 News

by Laura Emdee, City Councilmember

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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.

Laura Emdee
Redondo Beach City Council
Proudly representing District 5

Latest News

Get in the Surf Line Up!

Apr 21, 2018

RBPD wants you to get in the Line Up! The SURF Line UP. Saturday, May 5 Enter the surf contest, no matter your skill level or experience. If you don’t surf, come join the festivities and watch some of the South Bay’s best surfers in action and see which team…

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Free Compost Giveaway

Apr 16, 2018

Free Compost Giveaway Saturday, April 21 8AM to Noon Athens Services will be giving out free compost. Location: Wilderness Park 1102 Camino Real, Redondo Beach Bring your own sturdy containers – plastic bags will not be accepted. Shovels will be provided for you Limit of 30 gallons of compost per…

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News from Outside Our District 5 Bubble

Apr 13, 2018

West Basin Water District is exploring having a desalination plant in El Segundo. They are just in the information exploration stage. The Environmental Impact Report has been published and you have until May 25, 2018 to submit comments. There will be 2 public meetings: Wednesday, April 25, 6pm-8pm Saturday, May…

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RB Pier Waterfront Project News – Meeting April 12, 2018

Apr 10, 2018

A Superior Court judge has issued a preliminary ruling saying Measure C does not apply to CenterCal’s Waterfront project. The declaratory judgement will be issued on April 24. Until then, the Coastal Commission will review the project application, the boat ramp appeal, and Measure C on April 12 at the…

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36th Annual Springfest Redondo!

Apr 6, 2018

Carnival & Community Festival  – April 12 – 15, 2018 Springfest is a spring carnival and community festival that has become a favorite tradition for all ages. Estimated attendance is over 40,000 local residents and neighboring visitors. This popular 4-day event features… FREE Admission & Parking!  Carnival Rides  Kids’ Zone  Food Court…

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Hazardous Waste Collection Event – April 8, 2018

Apr 5, 2018

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event Sunday, April 8 8AM to 2PM Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center 1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd. REDONDO BEACH RESIDENTS ONLY For more info such as how to prepare items, what you can or cannot bring, click here.

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Free Rain Barrel Distribution

Apr 4, 2018

Free Rain Barrel Distribution Collecting rainwater and storing it in a rain barrel can help offset drinking water used for outdoor purposes. Using rainwater helps reduce the amount of pollution which flows into nearby storm drains, sewers and waterways and then eventually into the ocean. Rain barrels also contribute in…

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Leadership Redondo wants to make our Bike Path more beautiful. Let’s help them!

Mar 16, 2018

ICYMI: ABC 7 posted this story and a video on their website.  >To donate: https://sites.google.com/view/lighting-the-way/home-project-info  Want to help? Click HERE to donate.  

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Ribbon Cutting with West Basin Municipal Water District & Northrop Grumman.

Mar 1, 2018

I had the honor to help cut the ribbon on this great project. Thank you to Carol Kwan and Scott Houston and the entire West Basin Municipal Water District for their partnership with Northrop Grumman. Jim Murnane, VP of Global Operations & Space Park site manager said it best, “Given that Southern California is…

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Ground Breaking in Redondo Beach

Feb 8, 2018

RBUSD leased their property to Kensington so that they could offer a senior care facility. I was on the school board when the Kensington bid was accepted. I was honored to be invited back for the ground breaking.

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