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

Street Maintenance Plans

Jan 20, 2018

At the January 16, 2018 council meeting, the street maintenance plan was presented. The picture below will indicate when your street will be repaved over the next few years.

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How should we comply with SB415?

Dec 21, 2017

Election choices will be before you in 2018. It was ALWAYS going to be your choice.  We are a Charter City therefore you vote on any Charter changes. The Council only presents a plan, the voters decide on the changes. The State has mandated that everyone must align their elections…

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Ranked Choice Voting

Dec 13, 2017

The State Legislature has passed SB415, the Voter Participation Bill. This law requires any state, county, municipal, district, and school district election held on a statewide election date to be consolidated with a statewide election. Due to this law, our elections must be moved to either a March or November…

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The Housing Crisis on CalMATTER’s

Nov 3, 2017

Sharing this from The Housing Crisis on CalMATTERs  California State Legislature has passed bills to help manage the state’s affordable housing crisis. Cities that don’t meet their state-mandated goals will lose their local control. What the bills would do A long-awaited package of housing bills includes three biggies collectively intended to put…

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Beautifying the bike path

Sep 14, 2017

On September 5, the City Council gave a final approval on the plan to beautify the Bike Path! Thank you to all who came out to support. The Council agreed to send engineered plans to SCE for final approval!

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Traffic Circle Update: Q & A

Sep 12, 2017

Here is the latest information regarding the traffic circle: On the corner of Plant & Blossom, a temporary traffic circle was installed. The neighbors asked for a stop sign but that corner did not meet the criteria for an additional stop sign. So the Traffic Engineers suggested we try a…

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Galleria Update – EIR & Presentation Links

Sep 11, 2017

The SouthBay Galleria Draft EIR is now complete and can be viewed here. Additonally, the presentation is can also be viewed by clicking here

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Mini Traffic Circle Pilot Program begins August 2017

Jul 30, 2017

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.…

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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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