Essential Guide to Hermosa Beach

Fire at sea: 3 aboard burning 44-foot sailboat off Redondo rescued

October 15, 2016 at 9:12 am
Three people were rescued after a sailboat caught fire Friday afternoon off Redondo Beach. The fire was reported just before 3 p.m. aboard the 44-foot vessel Laetitia, which was about nine miles off King Harbor, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department and U.S. Coast Guard. A mayday call was issued on an emergency radio channel ... More

7-foot surf, rip currents expected at LA-area beaches

October 15, 2016 at 9:09 am
West-facing beaches around Los Angeles can expect 7-foot surf through Monday, with minor flooding possible during high tides. The National Weather Service office in Oxnard warned of strong rip currents and sneaker waves, and predicted high tides up to 6.5 feet. The surf will be even higher along the Central Coast, with sets up to ... More

First significant high surf of the season along coast expected

October 14, 2016 at 10:52 pm
High Surf will pound Southern California’s coast starting Friday afternoon as a result of a long-period swell, forecasters said. A beach hazard statement, which is a notch less serious than a high surf advisory, will be in force in Los Angeles and Orange counties from 5 p.m. today through Monday afternoon. By Friday night, surf will ... More

8 Steps Towards a Sustainable Landscape

October 10, 2016 at 5:33 pm
A sustainable landscape requires the right combination of plants, soil, and water. To cut your utility costs and restore your corner of the world, make these simple adjustments to your outdoor space.View Original Post More

State wants to use crystals and traffic jams to generate renewable energy

September 27, 2016 at 9:40 pm
Los Angeles drivers spend up to 81 hours each year sitting in traffic, and as a state, California has plenty of gridlock to go around. Consequently, state officials are trying to make the best of a bad situation and turn some of those slowdowns into a source of renewable energy. As the Associated Press reports ... More

Surfrider Foundation launches nationwide ‘Long Live The Beach’ campaign

September 16, 2016 at 2:53 pm
The Surfrider Foundation Thursday announced the launch of a nationwide “Long Live the Beach” campaign in conjunction with International Coastal Cleanup Day on Saturday. “‘Long Live The Beach’ is a rallying call to protect our ocean, waves and beaches for today, tomorrow and the future,” said Chad Nelsen, CEO of the Surfrider Foundation, which was ... More

Hermosa Beach To Vote On Making Trash Picking Illegal

September 13, 2016 at 9:23 pm
Leaders in Hermosa Beach Tuesday night will vote on whether to make scavenging in public waste bins illegal. Supporters say it’s a matter of public health and safety. “If it keeps it safer, more family-friendly, I’m all for that,” Hermosa resident Scott Olson said. In the picturesque coastal community, scavengers looking for recyclables in waste bins ... More

Forecasters predicting perfect weekend beach weather

September 10, 2016 at 2:14 pm
Photo by John Schreiber. The Los Angeles area can expect near perfect late summer beach weather this weekend with highs in the mid 70s and light winds. Forecasters at the National Weather Service office in Oxnard expect sunny conditions on both Saturday and Sunday after low clouds and fog burn off. Temperatures will range from ... More