Essential Guide to Hermosa Beach

Hot at the beach? You bet, say forecasters, who warn temperatures are going to get hot and hotter

June 19, 2017 at 1:53 pm
Dockweiler State Beach. Photo via LA County Department of Beaches and Harbors The region’s heat wave entered its second week Monday, with highs again forecast to hit triple-digit territory in some L.A. County communities, and forecasters said the above-normal heat will extend into next week. “Strong high pressure building across the southwestern states will cause ... More

Warning: Shark chumming changes animal’s behavior, puts people at risk, experts say

June 17, 2017 at 2:36 pm
Long Beach lifeguards believe some film crews are throwing bait in the water in order to attract sharks and capture the creatures on camera, which experts say is a dangerous move. More

Clean Up the Beach for World Oceans Day

June 8, 2017 at 1:38 pm
Today, June 8, is World Oceans Day and to celebrate General Admission are hosting a beach clean up and Fiji contest viewing party in Venice at 5:30 pm this afternoon. Clean up the beach, eat tacos, watch the World Surf League’s Livestream of the #okfijipro and raise some support for @oceanconservancy‘s efforts to protect the ocean. There will be prizes ... More

Hermosa Beach manages to balance no-frills budget

June 1, 2017 at 8:59 pm
Hermosa Beach officials have cobbled together a balanced budget for the coming fiscal year using one-time funds to offset shortages, as city leaders move closer to approving a spending plan before the next fiscal year begins July 1. Council members will consider approving a plan proposing general-fund revenues of $39. More

Surfers think twice as more great white sharks swim near Southern California shores

May 23, 2017 at 1:08 am
Surfers throughout Southern California have a decision to make Memorial Day weekend – enjoy some waves (a small swell is coming) and warming weather, or sit on the sand. But the presence of so many sharks at Long Beach and Orange County beaches is making that usually easy question more difficult. More

Officials Urge Residents to Avoid Ocean Until At Least Wednesday Morning

May 9, 2017 at 11:59 pm
Los Angeles County health officials Tuesday urged residents to avoid swimming, surfing or playing in ocean waters around flowing storm drains, creeks and rivers until at least Wednesday morning. Due to recent rainfall, bacteria, debris, trash, and other public health hazards from city streets, canyons and mountains are likely to flow to the ocean through ... More

Ocean breezes and views at Hermosa Beach showplace

May 2, 2017 at 6:35 am
This contemporary residence takes advantage of ocean and hillside views from its perch on a corner lot in Hermosa Beach. The gated courtyard creates a private entry to the foyer, which features a 30-foot-tall stacked-stone wall. Terraces on each level and the rooftop extend the penthouse-vibe living… More

Swimmers, surfers warned as high surf pounds California

April 24, 2017 at 7:25 am
File: Fierce winds trailing a daylong storm churn the Pacific Ocean off the Los Angeles community of Playa del Rey on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016. (AP Photo/John Antczak); Credit: John Antczak/AP Large surf is expected along much of the Southern California coast and beachgoers are warned of dangerous waves and rip currents. The National Weather ... More