The note below is being sent to members of BCHD’s “Community Working Group” today. I’m also sending it to you to ensure you have the latest, most accurate information about our Healthy Living Campus draft master plan. Please let me know if you have any questions regarding the Healthy Living Campus project or BCHD in general. Tom Bakaly, BCHD
I hope you and your families are staying healthy and safe.
Last month, we communicated that we would be sending emails to help the working group stay updated about false claims that are being distributed in the community. Read more...(1866 words, 2 images, estimated 7:28 mins reading time)
Condé Nast Traveler announced the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards with Terranea Resort recognized as one of the Top Resorts in Southern California.
“We are delighted to be recognized by readers of the esteemed Condé Nast Traveler publication,” says Terranea Resort President Terri A. Haack. “Creating and delivering a truly exceptional and unparalleled guest experience at Terranea is our top priority, so to receive this accolade driven by consumer feedback is a tremendous honor.”
“The results of this year’s survey, conducted at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, are a testament to the lasting power of a meaningful travel experience,” said Jesse Ashlock, U.S. Editor of Condé Nast Traveler.
Listen to The South Bay Show: Manhattan Beach Chamber 360
Our guest is Stephanie Cochrane, proprietor of The Waste Less Shop. Stephanie opened The Waste Less Shop in Manhattan Beach in November 2019 in an effort to help her community reduce waste from their households outward. It quickly became a local favorite and the response has been incredible. This morning, we’ll learn how Stephanie found a niche in the environmental retail sector and what products she offers.
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Listen to The South Bay Show: South Bay Spotlight!
Our guest is Meghan Mahowald, the singer best known as MEGG. The South Bay has bred oodles of talented musicians, several of whom we’ve had as guests on this show and this morning, we’ll learn MEGG’s backstory and listen to a few of her songs, including her beguiling new release, Summer in the South Bay.
Listen to the program live at 8 a.m. or at your leisure
You have multiple options to cast your ballot in this Election.
Starting Monday, October 5th, LA County is mailing all registered voters a Vote-by-Mail ballot. Supervisor Hahn encourages all voters to utilize this option as it is the safest, fastest and easiest way to vote in this Election. All you have to do is put your ballot in the mail OR at one of the 398 Drop Boxes across LA County. Read more...(198 words, 1 image, estimated 48 secs reading time)
The Manhattan Beach Police Department is participating in the Pink Patch Project which is a collaborative effort between the Los Angeles County Police Chiefs’ Association and 300+ public safety agencies throughout the nation. This project is designed to increase public awareness about breast cancer and to raise funds for the fight against this disease.
During the month of October, employees of the Manhattan Beach Police Department will be demonstrating their support of breast cancer awareness by wearing pink shoulder patches on their uniforms. The pink patches are intended to stimulate conversation within the community and to raise public awareness about the importance of early detection and treatment in the fight against breast cancer. Read more...(300 words, 1 image, estimated 1:12 mins reading time)
As yesterday afternoon it was announced that L.A. County is finally allowing Shopping Malls, Nail Salons, Breweries and Playgrounds to resume indoor operations with restrictions.
The following is from yesterday’s online LA Times article…..
After months of closure, shopping centers and nail salons in Los Angeles County will be allowed to resume indoor operations with limited capacity over the next 10 days. Outdoor playgrounds have also been given the green light to reopen following the state’s allowance on Tuesday. Read more...(364 words, 1 image, estimated 1:27 mins reading time)
Riviera Mexican Grill, better known by locals as “The Riv”, has been a staple in the community since being founded by the Williams Family in 1996. Chris Bredesen, tells us all about a new partnership with the Williams family that has been 25 years in the making. Also, Chris was super excited to show off The Riv’s newly expanded outdoor patio and have some fun with the manager, Tudor. Tudor shares The Riv’s tried and true favorites – from signature dishes to the best sipping tequilas. Read more...(162 words, estimated 39 secs reading time)
After a fantastic five years, the owners of A Basq Kitchen have refreshed their seaside hole-in-the-wall into a fresh new concept paying homage to the nostalgia and unique location of the Redondo Pier. A Fish & Friends is a causal seafood restaurant providing a local escape to enjoy comfort food and the ocean breeze.
In addition to one side of the restaurant being completely open to the Redondo Beach Boardwalk, they also have a new upstairs patio with unbeatable views of the ocean. Relax and enjoy a local craft beer while watching the bustling marina, fishing boats, yachts, paddle boards and more. Read more...(235 words, 6 images, estimated 56 secs reading time)
On Monday, the global death toll from the Covid-19 pandemic surpassed 1 million. The US has the most fatalities with a recorded 205,000 deaths. Ranking second is Brazil at more than 142,000, followed by India where more than 95,500 people have succumbed
The World Health Organization has announced plans to deploy 120 million $5 affordable Covid-19 testing kits to poor and middle-income nations, starting with Africa Read more...(1170 words, 1 image, estimated 4:41 mins reading time)
Local photographer John Post will be publishing a new book, A Tribute: Portrait of a Pier through a Lifetime of Photography, this November.
This year, the Manhattan Beach Pier is 100 years old! John has been photographing it for 50 years and he’s inviting all fans of the Manhattan Beach Pier to have your name included in the new book for FREE and be part of Manhattan Beach Pier history!
This will be the first photo book exclusively of the Manhattan Beach Pier and every image will have the Manhattan Pier in it. Read more...(148 words, 1 image, estimated 36 secs reading time)