From weighing in on the Macpherson Oil lawsuit settlement to exploring California's birds and grunion, here is a look at news that made headlines on Hermosa Beach Patch this week:
Climate's impact on birds
The California Department of Fish and Game has released a study that explores the effects of climate change on vulnerable birds. A list of the birds and summary of the study was published on Monday.
My Fit Foods opens
The new healthy-eating store on PCH in Hermosa Beach. The local shop is one of the company's first California-based locations.
A Hermosa Beach man who allegedly beat and held his ex-girlfriend at knifepoint, threatening to kill her, has been arrested, . David Blackman of Hermosa was held in lieu of $50,000 bail.
In wake of the Macpherson Oil Co. settlement, Patch readers were asked Thursday to weigh in on oil drilling . As Hermosa Beach officials have reached a settlement in the lawsuit brought against the city, a debate over oil drilling has resurfaced.
Grunion are coming
Grunion season as the silvery fish, from now until about August, will leave the ocean at night to spawn on Southern California beaches. Hermosa Beach is one place where the grunion take part in this ritual.
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