David Cassidy, ’70s teen heartthrob, dies at age 67

David Cassidy, who came to fame as a ’70s teen heartthrob and lead singer on “The Partridge Family,” has died, according to his publicist Jo-Ann Geffen. He was 67. The singer-actor had recently been admitted to the intensive care unit of a Fort Lauderdale, Florida, area hospital. Cassidy was in critical condition and suffering from… Read More David Cassidy, ’70s teen heartthrob, dies at age 67

2017 Manhattan Beach Holiday Open House and Pier Lighting

Manhattan Beach kicked off the holiday season with its 23nd annual holiday open house and 28th annual pier lighting. Nearly 12,000 people attended Wednesday night’s celebration, according to Kelly Stroman, executive director of Downtown Manhattan Beach Business Association. Festivities included performances by the Manhattan Beach Middle School and Mira Costa choirs, and a visit from… Read More 2017 Manhattan Beach Holiday Open House and Pier Lighting

Redondo Beach announces plan to buy AES power plant site

Setting the stage for the next chapter of one of the biggest development battles in Redondo Beach history, officials announced ambitious plans Monday to purchase the oceanfront AES power plant site, which has generated electricity and contentious debate in the beach town for decades. Standing in a parking lot overlooking the hulking, gas-fired power plant… Read More Redondo Beach announces plan to buy AES power plant site

Clerics urge more interfaith dialogue at lively panel discussion

A panel of clerics from around the region — while acknowledging that many people of faith face intensifying scrutiny, bias and even violence — attained consensus on at least one point at Tuesday’s first Dawn Unity Group panel of the season. Their common denominator: Hope. One more point of agreement: When it comes to encouraging unity among… Read More Clerics urge more interfaith dialogue at lively panel discussion

County moves to remake Victoria Golf Course into recreational center

Los Angeles County officials moved Tuesday to begin negotiations with a nonprofit investor to transform the troubled Victoria Golf Course in Carson into a “state-of-the-art community recreational center.” Although no one is quite sure yet what that new center will be, it’s clear that the 51-year-old course — which is vastly under-performing compared to other… Read More County moves to remake Victoria Golf Course into recreational center

What’s open, what’s closed in the South Bay for Thanksgiving Day 2017

Thursday is a federal holiday observing Thanksgiving. The following schedule will be in effect: Closed: Schools, banks, U.S. financial markets, courthouses and federal, state, county and city offices. Offices of the Daily Breeze will be closed to the public. The paper will be delivered as it is on weekends. Subscribers who do not receive their papers… Read More What’s open, what’s closed in the South Bay for Thanksgiving Day 2017

CSUDH Receives 4 Upward Bound Grants Totaling More Than $5.2 Million

Each of the five-year U.S. Department of Education grants will support 60 students participating in CSUDH Upward Bound programs at five local schools: Carson High School, Gardena High School, Hawthorne High School, Leuzinger High School in Lawndale, and Thomas Jefferson High School in South Los Angeles. The grants will fund the programs from September 1,… Read More CSUDH Receives 4 Upward Bound Grants Totaling More Than $5.2 Million