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 Tuesday, April 17, 2012 


Tuesday, April 17

7:00 PM

Planning Commission



Tuesday, April 17

7:00 P.M.

Hermosa Beach Disaster Service Workers (HBDSW)

Meet at the HB Emergency Operations Center (EOC)

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Saturday, April 21

6th Annual

Hermosa Beach 5000 

Registration now open at www.hb5000.com.

See website for complete details. 

Tuesday, April 24

7:00 PM

Hermosa Beach City Council Meeting


Saturday, April 28

8:00 AM

25th Annual Richstone Pier-to-Pier Walkathon

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Saturday, April 28

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Hermosa Beach SHRED DAY

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 HB Neighborhood Watch


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The CodeRED system gives Hermosa Beach city officials the ability to deliver pre-recorded emergency telephone notification messages. 


HBNW Crime Log
Courtesy of HBPD
Motorcycle Officer
JR Smith   




4-10-12                      1:05PM                       639 4th St

484 PC (Theft) There was black and white bike taken from the area. It had black fenders and white wall tires. It is unknown exactly when the bike was taken. No one was seen or heard.


4-10-12                      5:23PM                      715 Pier Ave (CVS)

459 PC (Burglary) Two suspects entered the CVS and were last seen running out the front doors. They were described as being in their 20s and they took cosmetics. There was a vehicle description given and it was last seen leaving S/B out of the parking lot.


4-11-12                      12:44PM                    1100 block of 7th St

Solicitor Call - There was a call of a subject, MBA soliciting for home repair services with the words "Pacific Home Works" printed on his shirt. The RP wanted the subject checked out. HBPD arrived and located the subject, he checked ok and possessed valid permit.


4-12-12      1:49 PM                                  715 Pier Ave (Vons)

211 PC (Robbery) The suspect went into Vons and loaded up a shopping cart full of liquid laundry detergent, & toilet paper before pushing it outside without paying for it. Loss Prevention contacted the suspect outside, the suspect resisted   and a struggle ensued. The suspect was eventually controlled by Loss Prevention Officer and detained. The suspect was also identified as a suspect in a prior 484 at our CVS (See above log entry) next door that had occurred two days prior. The suspects' vehicle was located in parking lot and impounded. NOTE: The plate received from the prior crime linked this one together. If you witness a crime involving a vehicle please try to get the license plate, it helps greatly.


4-13-12     3:30 AM                
715 Pier Ave (Vons)   

484 PC (Theft) The victim leaves his bike outside of Vons, as he was walking in he sees a MBA acting suspicious. The victim goes back to where his bike was and saw the MBA stealing it. The victim gave chase but could not catch him. NOTE: Lock your bike, especially if someone looks suspicious standing around it.


4-13-12                      1:58 PM                     200 block of 28th St

459 PC (Burglary) Unknown suspect(s) entered the victim's unlocked house and rummaged through several rooms.  About $15,000 worth of jewelry was taken from a jewelry box in the bedroom. There were no signs of forced entry and no latent prints obtained. 

HB Fire Department
Courtesy of Fire Chief David Lantzer 
Calls for Service 


Activity for the Week of April 8th to April 14th












Emergency Medical/Rescue


Traffic Collisions


HazMat/Hazard Conditions





Service Calls





Good Intent, No Emergency





False Alarm/Call





Severe Weather



General Illness

















Auto/Mutual Aid Received



No Complaint


Auto/Mutual Aid Given






The fire response was an automatic aid response into Redondo Beach for a significant structure fire involving multiple units of a condominium complex.  The fire made its way into the attic and began to spread laterally across the entire length of the complex.  Hermosa Beach firefighters were instrumental in stopping the spread of that fire with interior fire attack operations.


All four (4) hazardous condition incidents involved downed power lines, two (2) of those during Friday's rain storm.  Hermosa Beach fire units provided auto/mutual aid to Manhattan Beach on 14 incidents (6 were cancellations) and to Redondo Beach on three (3) incidents (the aforementioned fire, 1 emergency medical incident, and 1 cancellation).


"Emergency Medical/Rescue" definitions:

         Abdominal:  Patients with non-traumatic abdominal pain, nausea/vomiting, etc.

         Behavioral:  Patients overdoses on legal and/or illegal drugs, intoxicated, and/or suffering from psychosis.

         Cardiac:  Heart attacks, chest pain.

         Environmental:  Heat and cold-related emergencies, allergic reactions.

         General Illness:  Flu-related symptoms or non-specific illness complaints.

         Neurological:  Seizure, stroke, decrease level of consciousness.

         Respiratory:  Trouble breathing from various causes.

         Trauma/Injury:  Non-medical emergency.  Physical injury to the body.

         No Complaint:  Dispatched to an incident, but subject had no medical complaints.

MBNW Crime Log


Courtesy of MBNW

Sally Rendler

Police Administrative Clerk

P: (310) 802-5184

E: srendler@citymb.info



4/6/12  7:30 p.m. - 9:57 p.m.     

1200 block of 9th Street

(Residential Burglary) The victim secured the residence upon leaving, but left a sliding glass door in the master bedroom partially open with a stick in the track to prevent the door from opening further. Unknown suspect(s) entered the residence through that sliding door, ransacked two bedrooms and stole a plasma television. Suspect(s) also stole a vehicle that was parked in the driveway by stealing the keys that had been left on the kitchen counter.




7p.m. 6:30a.m.  

200 block of Aviation Place

(Burglary from Vehicle) The victim parked and locked his vehicle in the parking garage and returned to discover the vehicle had been ransacked and several items were missing including an iPod, tennis racket, earphones and some paperwork. No suspects were seen or heard and there were no signs of forced entry to the vehicle.

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