Rescue Our WaterFront

Revitalize not SUPERSIZE.

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their “Waterfront Information Center” in the harbor (the old “On The Rocks” – miss that place), but CenterCal has also withdrawn their application to the California Coastal Commission for the “Waterfront” mall project.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 Town Hall Summary

ROW Town Hall Summary

The short summary version of community feedback from our town hall is now available. The summary can be found on page 3-6. Click the link below: ROW Town Hall report submitted to City Council 2017_4_18

Map of the Redondo Beach Waterfront in King Harbor.

Map of the Redondo Beach Waterfront in King Harbor.

Keep King Harbor a Harbor! Here is the project in it’s full glory. Almost $400 million, doubling the traffic, massive movie theater. The incredibly shrinking seaside lagoon, ONE THIRD of which is being paved over with a private road, parking and four buildings being built on actual parkland. Help us preserve our Harbor, keep King […]

Rescue Our Waterfront Announces Citizen-led Ballot Initiative

Rescue Our Waterfront Announces Citizen-led Ballot Initiative

Residents seek to limit overdevelopment of Redondo Beach Waterfront Rescue Our Waterfront (ROW), a Redondo Beach grassroots organization, today announced its intent to submit a citywide ballot initiative which would ensure proper-sized development of the City’s harbor and pier areas, with a goal to protect coastal dependent recreational and commercial uses. “We are fortunate to […]