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The long and sordid matter of the “Sham” personal lawsuit by CenterCal “Shills” reaches a happy conclusion

The long and sordid matter of the “Sham” personal lawsuit by CenterCal “Shills” reaches a happy conclusion

These are comments delivered at the Redondo Beach City Council meeting Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by Rob Gaddis, with 3 paragraphs of additional commentary added at the end:   Let me join my fellow Redondo Beach residents in congratulating Mayor Bill Brand, his volunteer Treasurer Linda Moffat, Councilman Nils Nehrenheim, Rescue Our Waterfront’s Wayne Craig, […]

ROW Is Going To Court

ROW Is Going To Court

Travis & Voisey want truth?  Uh, no … they want $550,000!!! Yesterday in a downtown LA courtroom, Arnette Travis stated she and Chris Voisey would drop the frivolous lawsuit they filed against Mayor Bill Brand, his volunteer Treasurer Linda Moffat, Council Member Nils Nehrenheim and ROW President Wayne Craig, if they paid them $550,000. We told them what they could do with that notion. CenterCal’s apparent proxies Travis and Voisey’s attorney is […]

Buyer Beware, El Segundo!

Buyer Beware, El Segundo!

Buyer Beware, El Segundo!         El Segundo’s City Council has narrowed their choices regarding developers to revitalize The Lakes golf course down to two, one of which is CenterCal (Top Golf’s partner – some articles refer to it as the “Topgolf proposal”). If you have not followed Redondo Beach’s recent and ongoing experience with […]

Measure C Victory Party

Measure C Victory Party

Measure C Victory Party  Wednesday August 15 (Yes THIS Wednesday) 7 p.m. at Sambas   207 N Harbor Drive Redondo Beach  Last Thursday night, the California Coastal Commission approved Redondo Beach’s Ballot Measure C regarding development on our pier and harbor, passed by the Redondo Beach voters by a margin of 14% in the March […]

Redondo SLAPPed

Redondo SLAPPed

Redondo Beach is under assault.  Your neighbors are being personally sued by a mall developer, and they need your help!  Redondo Beach residents are being individually sued by mall developers attempting to suppress opposition to their huge mall project on public land that belongs to you.  It’s up to you to stand up against these […]

NIMBYs vs. YIMBYs

NIMBYs vs. YIMBYs

A well-known Facebook troll posted a response to Councilman Nils Nehrenheim’s alert to his constituents that the City’s moratorium on new mixed-use high-density development projects had not been extended by the City Council, despite a 3-2 vote in favor (it required a minimum 4-1 minimum vote).  The troll’s cheer for the moratorium-extension defeat is “The […]

Building Bigger is Progress?

Building Bigger is Progress?

One consistent thread readers will observe through CenterCal supporters’ comments is that they believe building bigger (shopping malls, high-density residential etc.) is somehow “Progress”. To them, taking Redondo Beach to the density and traffic congestion of Santa Monica is just fine, and those who oppose that are “Backwards”, “NIMBYs”, “Hippies” etc. One on the ROW […]

CenterCal abandons Waterfront location and Coastal Commission application

CenterCal abandons Waterfront location and Coastal Commission application

In case you haven’t heard, CenterCal has not only abandoned their “Waterfront Information Center” in the harbor (the old “On The Rocks” – miss that place), but CenterCal has also withdrawn their application to the California Coastal Commission for the “Waterfront” mall project. What lessons have we learned, and who else should learn from this […]

ROW Summer Fundraiser Wednesday 6/27/18

ROW Summer Fundraiser Wednesday 6/27/18

/> Rescue Our Waterfront (ROW!) is holding a Waterfront News Update and silent auction fundraiser on Wednesday, 6/27/18 at 7 p.m. to keep our legal team in the battle against deep-pockets mall developer CenterCal.  We must raise funds to pay the legal costs to uphold the law as decided by the majority of Redondo Beach voters […]