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.

Laura Emdee
Redondo Beach City Council
Proudly representing District 5

Latest News

Be Ready If Disaster Hits Redondo!

Jul 28, 2017

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…

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Galleria Draft Environmental Impact Report Available for Public Review July 27

Jul 21, 2017

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…

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Budget Favors North Redondo Beach

Jul 16, 2017

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…

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Regarding Parking Meter Rates

Jul 11, 2017

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…

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Secure Your Castle!

Jul 6, 2017

Redondo Beach has a partnership with Ring. Apply for your promotional code to get 50% off a Ring motion detecting camera, installation and one year of cloud storage. This program is limited so apply today before the funds run out! Download application HERE

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Celebrate the Fourth in Redondo!

Jul 2, 2017

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.…

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Do you use Vista Del Mar?

Jun 29, 2017

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…

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Artesia Boulevard’s new energy!

May 1, 2017

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…

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SCE Right of Way

Mar 10, 2017

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,…

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Artesia Boulevard, What can we do?

Mar 10, 2017

Artesia Boulevard, What can we do? My vision for Artesia: 1) Form a task force comprised of real estate experts, residents, business owners to gather ideas and formulate a plan. 2) Study the business mix currently on Artesia Boulevard. 3) Discuss/learn/study the best mix for that area. 4) Market to the…

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