Monthly Archives: August 2012

EasyReader: Will Redondo’s efforts to rid itself of its power plant result in a park or a litigation nightmare?

by Chelsea Sektnan and Mark McDermott The Redondo Beach AES power plant at night. Photo by Chelsea Sektnan Will the initiative intended to rid Redondo Beach of the AES power plant help create a seaside park or a litigation nightmare? … Continue reading

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2012 Catalina Classic Results

On Sunday, August 26th, 2012, the 37th Catalina Classic Paddleboard Race took place in almost perfect conditions with nearly all classes records coming in jeopardy.   Adam Buckley won the overall with a near record time of 5:11:44.  Steve Shlens … Continue reading

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EasyReader: Redondo Beach dredging project continues

Chelsea Sektnan August 22, 2012 12:58 pm Redondo Beach began growing outwards this week as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers started moving one million cubic yards of sand from the entrance channel of Marina del Rey to help replenish … Continue reading

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EasyReader: Boating center in question

The Redondo Beach City Council voted  Tuesday to approve a $2.4 million agreement to allow  Chevron Oil temporary  use of Mole B in King Harbor  for offloading six coking drums, which the oil company will transport to its El Segundo … Continue reading

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DailyBreeze: Redondo Beach flight director to guide Mars rover’s surface movements

Douglas Morino 08/09/2012 Inside the mission control room at the La Canada Flintridge campus of the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, teams of engineers watched as the Mars rover Curiosity began its tricky descent to the mysterious Red Planet. They weren’t … Continue reading

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Contra Costa Times: Redondo Beach boat Voyager gets an early start on watch for blue whales

Sandy Mazza 08/10/2012 Peering over the top deck of the Redondo Beach-based Voyager, 7-year-old Michael Botros was impressed: “Oh my God!” he shouted. Michael was watching three minke whales lunch on shrimp-like krill a few miles from shore Friday afternoon. … Continue reading

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Daily Breeze: Marina del Rey dredging project to replenish Redondo Beach shoreline (Topaz)

Kristin S. Agostoni 08/06/2012 Sediment clogging the entrance to Marina del Rey’s main channel soon will be scooped up, shipped south and piped onto Redondo Beach, where it will help extend a narrowed section of shoreline. Since April, a massive … Continue reading

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EasyReader: Jack Bark wins Molokai stock, Ambrosi-ODonnell win stock relay

Mark McDermott July 31, 2012 Jack Bark was sick. The 18-year-old paddleboarder arrived in Hawaii last week to compete in the arduous 32-mile Molokai to Oahu Paddleboard World Championships with a head cold that made breathing difficult. When the race … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Jim Caldwell's photolog of Hawaii's North Shore:
By Bob Berwyn on August 1, 2012 Among the more bizarre-looking visitors to California waters this summer are mola molas, or ocean sunfish, which are being seen…

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