Rescue Our WaterFront

Revitalize not SUPERSIZE.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Initiative Wording DRAFT – 3rd Version

Initiative Wording DRAFT – 3rd Version

Did we skip version 2? Nope! We wrote it, went back, digested it, and decided instead of a public release, re-wrote the initiative to be even simpler and easier to read. Here is what we incorporated from our meetings: Simpler language Disregard language from portions of Measure G that we don’t need Disregard language from […]