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
On August 16, 2016, City Council voted to do a pilot program for mini-traffic circles in our neighborhood. Increasingly, driver’s are frustrated by the constant stop and go that comes with the plethora of stop signs in our neighborhood. Pedestrians and residents are frustrated by driving speeds and inconsiderate drivers.…Read More
The next CERT Class start September 7, sign up today! Although Fire and Police emergency service personnel are the best trained and equipped to handle disasters, they will not be able to help everyone in post disaster response and recovery. You can make the difference by using the training you…Read More
The Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the South Bay Galleria Improvement Project at 1815 Hawthorne Boulevard is set for public release next Thursday, July 27th. The public and agency comment period will be open from July 27, 2017 to Monday, September 11, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. The public will be able to view…Read More
We are about to receive some much needed love. Thanks to the North Redondo Council Reps (Horvath, Gran and Emdee) with a 3-2 vote, we passed a balanced budget that included: $800,000 to improve the SCE Right of Way. The new area will be more park-like, have exercise station(s) and…Read More
741 Non-residents have purchased the Annual Parking Permit 1,174 Redondo Beach residents have purchased the Annual Parking Permit That’s 1,915 Annual Parking Permits that allow individuals to park at meters for a $110 annual charge. Hermosa Beach charges it’s residents over $700 for an equivalent permit. Separate and apart from…Read More
Celebrate Independence Day at the City of Redondo Beach 4th of July Fireworks at Seaside Lagoon! A family-friendly community event and a front row seat for the Fireworks Spectacular. Seating at the Seaside Lagoon is first come first served so arrive early with your beach blankets, chairs and small umbrellas.…Read More
The City of LA put Vista Del Mar on a road diet. The City of Manhattan Beach is considering suing because it drastically increases commute times for their residents going towards Culver City, Santa Monica and Beverly Hills for work. Does this road diet effect you? Should Redondo Beach join…Read More
Artesia Boulevard’s new energy! The bike lane is a great community asset that can be re-energized with 15 foot trees, drought resistant plants and low maintenance landscaping. I hope the new look will encourage neighbors to walk to Artesia Blvd to enjoy dinner or a dessert. If we add exercise…Read More
SCE Right of Way The City of Redondo Beach leases the land under the power lines for about $4,500 per year. The City is allowed to use the area as a park, bike and pedestrian pathway, and landscape purposes only. We have to provide maintenance and insurance liability. Last year,…Read More