: Investigators with the Redondo Beach Police Department are looking into the apparent suicide of an El Camino College police officer, according to a news release Redondo police Lt. Joe Hoffman. Anthony Albert Tanori, 30, was pronounced dead of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound in his South Redondo Beach home, Hoffman said.
: The Redondo Beach City Council took a preliminary first step toward exploring oil drilling within city limits to boost city revenues on Tuesday. In a referral to staff, Councilman Steve Diels, who represents District No. 4 in North Redondo Beach, asked City Manager Bill Workman if city staff could examine whether Redondo Beach could tap into the "hundreds of millions of dollars" sitting beneath the city.
: Ninety-two percent of 10th-grade students in the passed the math portion and 94 percent passed the English and language arts portion of the California High School Exit Exam during the 2011-2012 school year, according to test results released Wednesday by the California Department of Education.
: About one week and seven hours after the crime took place, an inter-agency team has captured the suspect wanted for the alleged attempted murder of an employee at and robbery of the Cigar and Smoke Shop on Thursday, Aug. 16.
: Police Tuesday said Humberto Loera, 54, of Hawthorne is the name of the man who public safety personnel were not able to revive Sunday around 6 p.m. when they pulled him from the ocean in Manhattan Beach near 40th Street.
: In November, if California Gov. Jerry Brown signs a bill to for the next 30 years, residents in Manhattan Beach will join other Los Angeles County voters in deciding whether or not to pass AB 1446, which is aimed at accelerating rail, highway, bus and local transportation improvement projects around the region.
: Claudio X. Pinto, 48, who lived in Hermosa Beach at the time of his arrest in March, pleaded no contest Tuesday to a charge of loitering "about toilet to solicit lewd acts," according to a Torrance court clerk Wednesday.
: Hermosa Beach Mayor Pro Tem Patrick "Kit" Bobko joins Manhattan Beach Mayor Wayne Powell on the list of politicians who have endorsed Republican Craig Huey in his bid for California's new 66th Assembly District.
: If you've watched the hit TV series "Beverly Hills, 90210" filmed in the mid- to late 1990s, you may have seen a 90254 residence being used as the pad of several of the show's characters. That "internationally known" apartment is now for rent. Price tag? $7,500 per month, according to laist.com.
: A recreational scuba dive Sunday turned ugly when four members of the Pasadena-based dive club Sole Searchers found the .
: An apartment fire in the 5900 block of Armaga Spring Road in Rancho Palos Verdes on Wednesday night was determined to be accidental and caused by an electrical issue, according to a Los Angeles County Fire Department official. No injuries were reported. At least one apartment was gutted, another was heavily damaged and two others may have had smoke damage, according to LACFD Inspector Quvondo Johnson.
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: As reported cases of the West Nile virus increase in the greater Los Angeles area this year, the South Bay has avoided the mosquito-borne illness for the time being. However, if the end of this summer is similar to summers past, chances are the virus could start appearing in the area.
: Beach Cities Transit Line 104—which runs south from the to the Hollywood Riviera and east to Del Amo Mall in Torrance—ceased operations permanently Friday evening, according to a news release from the .