Essential Guide to Hermosa Beach

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

Woman found dead in car parked on Hermosa Beach street

August 31, 2016 at 8:53 am
A Nevada woman was found dead Tuesday in her car parked on a Hermosa Beach street, police said. Police are investigating but there was no sign of foul play, Hermosa Beach police Sgt. Robert Higgins said. A resident who discovered the woman in the 700 block of Longfellow Avenue called police shortly after 11 a. ... More

Drought is reducing beach bacteria in Southern California, data shows

August 29, 2016 at 1:13 pm
California’s record-setting drought might be making area waters less prone to bacteria, according to government data. The Environmental Protection Agency monitors the nation’s beaches for various indicators for contamination. In 2015, there were 762 beach advisories for San Diego County’s 46 beaches…. More

Private beach sign in Redondo Beach deemed illegal, must come down

August 28, 2016 at 10:09 am
Christina Coe was walking down to her favorite beach near Yacht Club Way in Redondo Beach when she spotted a rope fence, with posts in the sand and a sign that read: PRIVATE BEACH NO TRESPASSING. She took a quick photo and pushed it out on social media, adding the photo to every Facebook page ... More

In Hermosa, hoping not to be priced out of a beach vacation

August 21, 2016 at 2:36 am
The Trudgeon family was back again, staying in the beach cottage for the 22nd year in a row, just steps from the sand. And they were worried. The Brussels family, customers for almost three decades, was staying in a second-floor suite with an ocean-view balcony above the Hermosa Beach Strand. And … More

Double shooting in Hermosa Beach investigated as murder-suicide, authorities say

July 28, 2016 at 1:42 pm
A shooting that left two people dead in Hermosa Beach on Thursday morning appears to be a murder-suicide, authorities said. Hermosa Beach police officers responding to a report of gunshots in the 100 block of Herondo Street about 6:30 a.m. found a man and woman in their 20s dead, police said. The… More