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

Redondo Beach Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Mar 20, 2020

Beach Cities Health District is offering Assistance for Older Adults & Adults with Disabilities During this time of heightened health concern, BCHD is available to offer help and support. If you are an older adult resident or an adult with disabilities (or if you know one) in the Beach Cities…

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The Green Streets Project

Mar 19, 2020

Why are we paying $137,500 to Torrance? At the March 17, 2020 Council Meeting – an MOU (Memoranda of Understanding) between the Beach Cities Group was approved. Why? Working together, the cities of Torrance, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach & Redondo Beach will share a grant & project costs to create…

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Status of the Redondo Beach Investment Portfolio

Mar 18, 2020

From Steven Diels Redondo Beach City Treasurer With all of the challenges going on with the Novel Coronavirus and financial markets, I wanted to tell you I am very comfortable with the holdings in the City of Redondo Beach investment portfolio. With interest rates dropping materially the past few weeks,…

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Redondo Making Oceans Cleaner

Mar 16, 2020

Your Redondo Beach City Council believes in capturing stormwater to help improve the water quality at your beaches. Redondo Beach installed an infiltration project at Veteran’s Park. It was approved on March 19, 1919 (Item H14) and was deemed complete on March 17, 2020. The City is required and fully…

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Beach Cities Health District Plan

Mar 5, 2020

The Beach Cities Health District is in the process of transforming its Redondo Beach property into a modernized Healthy Living Campus. The Campus will be an intergenerational hub that focuses on wellness, prevention and community-based health research for current and future Beach Cities generations. Here are the pictures of the…

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Dog on leash in park

Should we allow leashed dogs in Redondo parks?

Feb 12, 2020

The Recreation & Parks Commission has asked Council to review and change our Pet Policy Municipal Code. We currently do not allow dogs in any parks. In the NO camp, the reasons cited are: Some owners do not clean up after their pets Some owners will allow dogs off-leash The…

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Sidewalk Maintenance

Feb 1, 2020

The City of Redondo is doing a sidewalk maintenance program. Several sidewalks have been identified as having a 1/2 inch to 1 1/2 inch of the lip. Redondo has hired a firm to grind down these sidewalks to make it safer for pedestrians. First, you will see white dots identifying…

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Beach Red Truck

Beach Evacuation Innovations

Jan 31, 2020

Evacuating EVERYONE! Currently, beach and water evacuations are done by lifeguards using bullhorns and walking the beach to inform each person individually. LA County now has a pilot for an Evacuation System that is more efficient and is inclusive of the deaf community. LA County Safety Officer, Randy Dean, is…

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Economy Snapshot

Jan 29, 2020

The Daily Breeze posted a Focus page on Sunday, Jan 26, 2020, on California’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). GDP is important because it gives information about the size of the economy and how the economy is performing. The growth rate of real GDP is often used as an indicator of…

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Rain Barrel

Free Rain Barrels!

Jan 27, 2020

Free Rain Barrels! Rain gutters provide lots of surface area to collect rainwater so just a little rain can help collect a lot of water. Help reduce our reliance on imported water by using rainwater today. West Basin provides free barrels to everyone in their service area. The next distribution…

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