Curated, Global, Hometown News for the City and Citizens of Hermosa Beach

  • TeamUSA
    USA Volleyball and the USPOC today announce the cancellation of the 2020 Team USA Champions Series Collegiate Beach Championships scheduled for May 6-9 in Hermosa Beach, Calif. The event was planned to be part of the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee’s Team USA Champions Series. “The safety of the athletes and staff is our top priority.
  • Westword
    Tenor saxophonist Freddy Rodriguez Sr., who spent the past four decades heading up house bands at El Chapultepec, died March 25, at 89, from complications related to COVID-19. During his tenure at the Pec’,
  • Beach Reporter
    The County of Los Angeles Department of Beaches and Harbors, for its part, as yet to close bike paths and beaches. But Hermosa Beach opted this week to close its two-mile stretch of beach, parking structures and The Strand, starting on Saturday. Parking lots in Manhattan Beach have been shut down, along with its pier, to curb crowds.
  • The Canadian Press on
    Any lingering hope Sarah Pavan had about competing on this season's professional beach volleyball circuit was crushed the day city workers came to cut down the nets on Hermosa Beach. Canada's reigning world champion,
  • Orange County Register
    Hermosa Beach will be closing its 2-mile beach and popular walkway starting Saturday. Fansworth worries people looking to go to the beach will instead look for parking spots in neighborhoods. He said after last weekend, he understands something had to be done – but hopes people will comply so complete access to the coast isn’t shut down.
  • Los Angeles Times on
    Earlier this week, Orange County closed county-owned parking lots at all trails, parks and beaches under OC Parks jurisdiction. Hermosa Beach city officials announced Wednesday that the city’s beach, the Strand and its downtown parking structure would close Saturday morning. The closures came after throngs of people flocked to the beaches ...
  • Los Angeles Daily News
    Nine more people in Los Angeles County have died as a result of the novel coronavirus, public health officials reported Thursday March 26. A total of 21 people in LA County have lost their lives
  • Orange County Register
    Trump says feds developing new guidelines for coronavirus risk Coronavirus: USNS Mercy hospital will dock at LA World Cruise Terminal, LA councilman says Vote for your favorite Southern California movies, athletes, food and recreation spots On Wednesday, Hermosa Beach took action on its own to close its beaches and Strand. Because the city owns ...
  • Daily Breeze
    Redondo Beach will join other South Bay cities in putting restrictions on coastal hot spots in an effort to curb crowds. The Redondo Beach Pier, International Boardwalk, Esplanade and Veterans Park will all close to the public at midnight Friday,
  • Yahoo! News
    Hermosa Beach's coast is all but empty days after all beaches were closed because of the coronavirus outbreak. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times) Coronavirus infection cases continued to spread across Los Angeles County, with officials saying they expect the spike to continue. “The worst days are still ahead,” Los Angeles Mayor Eric ...
  • YAHOO!
    Gov. Newsom has issued a stay-at-home order and all nonessential businesses are closed due to the coronavirus outbreak. So what does it look like outside — from above?
  • The Globe and Mail
    Any lingering hope Sarah Pavan had about competing on this season’s professional beach volleyball circuit was crushed the day city workers came to cut down the nets on Hermosa Beach. Canada’s reigning world champion, with partner Melissa Humana-Peredes, lives in the beachfront city just south of Los Angeles. Nets were taken down Saturday to ...

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