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CenterCal Properties Sued Again!

CenterCal Properties Sued Again!

CenterCal Sued Again! Redondo Beach residents know CenterCal doesn’t pay their bills, their contractual obligations, their lawsuit judgments and has cost us millions. But do other cities? Buyer beware! In another stunning display of flagrant “If It Doesn’t Go Our Way, We’ll Refuse To Pay”. CenterCal has apparently turned on yet another of their “Paid […]

CenterCal SLAPPs Another Lawsuit on Redondo for the BeachLife Festival!

CenterCal SLAPPs Another Lawsuit on Redondo for the BeachLife Festival!

CenterCal SLAPPs Another Lawsuit on Redondo for the BeachLife Festival! That’s right!  It’s official and disgusting!  The duo serial-litigation team of CenterCal and Westport Capital, aka Redondo Beach Waterfront LLC (“RB WF LLC”), filed a new lawsuit on 4/18/19.  This lawsuit is against Redondo Beach and its residents for allowing the BeachLife Festival.  A copy […]

Letter from Budget and Finance Commissioner – Re: Steve Diels, incumbent Redondo Beach Treasurer

Letter from Budget and Finance Commissioner – Re: Steve Diels, incumbent Redondo Beach Treasurer

Treasurer Steve Diels Waves Concrete Chunk at Coastal Commission Meeting, From a Parking Structure He Neglected as a City Council Member, Subsequently Repaired Months Before this Rant.   Before you read this letter it’s important to note Steve Diels’ ridiculous frivolous lawsuit (which was against Redondo Beach City Clerk Eleanor Manzano) has already cost the […]

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 […]