IN THE NEWS...
Hermosa Beach Celebrates
National Night Out 2011
Fun for all who participated during National Night Out 2011. The BearCat team visited 6 locations in Hermosa Beach.
If you have pictures or stories about NNO please send them to me.
The council unanimously agreed to accept city staff's the Emergency Operations Plan. The two-volume, 400-page document addresses the city's response to severe natural or manmade disasters and will be reviewed on an annual basis by the Hermosa Beach Fire Department.
Another smuggler's boat lands off the Palos Verdes Peninsula
An investigation was under way today on a Palos Verdes Estates beach following the discovery of a capsized smugglers' boat in the water.
Lifeguard awarded Medal of Valor
Lifeguard Captain Mike Inscore said he was only doing his job when he helped rescue a woman who reportedly attempted suicide by jumping off a Palos Verdes cliff.
Two arrested in South Bay crime spree
Two men suspected in a crime spree that not only included the beach cities, but other Southern California towns, were arrested by the Redondo Beach Police Department in Torrance on Thursday, July 21.
Manhattan Beach resident charged with child molestation
Manhattan Beach resident Ronald Balmayne, 76, was charged on July 28 with two counts of lewd act upon a child and one count of sexual exploitation of a child, police say.
The police department asks that anyone with information on Balmayne contact Detective John Loy at 310-802-5121.
Earthquake rattles sea floor off the Peninsula
A magnitude-3.2 earthquake struck near San Pedro on Sunday afternoon, about halfway between the Palos Verdes Peninsula and the northwestern tip of Santa Catalina, USGS seismographs reported.
The quake rattled the sea bed at a shallow depth, according to automated data from the Southern California Seismographic Network.
South Bay HOMICIDE MAP 2011
07/29/11 Gunshot Victim in RPV Park
5600 Palos Verdes Dr S
Rancho Palos Verdes
Victim 22-Year-Old Man
Description A 22-year-old man was found Friday, July 29, 2011, in Abalone Cove Shoreline Park in Rancho Palos Verdes with gunshot wounds to the body.
Detectives investigate homicides in Hawthorne, Rancho Palos Verdes
Detectives on Monday were trying to solve two South Bay homicides - a San Pedro man shot dead on a Rancho Palos Verdes trail, and a Torrance man gunned down on a Hawthorne street.
Investigators said they had no suspects in either killing, which are not related. Records showed each victim had a criminal record.
Coroner's officials on Monday identified the 22-year-old man found shot to death on an Abalone Cove trail as Joseph Beau Lewis of San Pedro.
Two hikers discovered Lewis' body about 10 p.m. Friday
UPCOMING EVENTSREMINDER Lifts and Carries Training THIS Saturday, August 13th at the Manhattan Beach City Yard. Details and RSVP:
Map Your Neighborhood
after disaster response training
When: Wednesday, August 31 6:30-8:30 pm
Where: HB Community Center (EOC room)
710 Pier Ave. Above the Hb Historical Museum
RSVP: to Tracy Limited space available
RB CERT Training
Next scheduled class is Academy #45 scheduled for September 8 through October 27, 2011.
Go to RBCERTAA.org for details and application
Shakeout 2011: The BCJCO Planning Committee is already planning the 2011 Great Shakeout drill. It will be a daytime event held on Saturday, 10/15/11. We hope this will enable those who cannot get away from work on a weekday to participate.
Manhattan Beach will be the host city. The drill will be held in a residential area to simulate what CERT organizations would most likely be facing in a real earthquake. Exact time of the drill to be decided. Further announcements will follow. Save the date.
GET READY TO SHAKEOUT!
On October 20 at 10:20 a.m.*,
millions of people will participate in the 2011 Great California ShakeOut!
In 2010, more than 7.9 million Californians practiced Drop, Cover, and Hold On to practice how they will protect themselves during earthquakes, and increased their overall preparedness. Join us in 2011!
* You can hold your drill at any other time or day that fits your schedule.
Ham Radio Info:
Ham Radio Class September 24, 2011
AMATEUR RADIO CLASS VIDEOS
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