Here's a look at what made news in our communities:
: City Council opts for a "pay-as-you-throw" system of waste collection to replace a flat-rate collection system before a full house. Some residents applaud the action; another doesn't like it.
The new city manager's contract draws the ire of two council members.
: Vote for your Hermosa favorites.
: In an effort to save money, the state suspends mandates that require local jurisdictions to keep the public informed but the city won't be changing its way of conducting business.
: The Redondo Beach mom's life will be celebrated in a paddle out and a memorial service.
: The prized Stanley Cup makes a fundraising appearance in South Redondo.
: Cast your vote for your fave RB businesses and places.
: The quaint coffee stop on Sepulveda Boulevard is becoming known for its fine brews.
: Noted USA Today techie Jefferson Graham's new book is out! The Manhattan Beach resident opens up the world of video. Use your iPhone, iPad, DSLR to make professional video.
: The Bradley Terminal is undergoing renovations that will clog the road way at Los Angeles International Airport.
: Tell us what you love in Manhattan Beach!
: The former Rancho Palos Verdes resident who spent 18 years on The Hill shows the "good, bad and the ugly" sides PV.
Family and friends seek justice for a former Palos Verdes High School valedictorian killed in March when he was struck by a hit-and-run driver.
: Tell us what tops your list of favorites on the Peninsula.
Also in the news:
: Road work will mean fewer lanes Monday through Friday.
: Yes, we had an earthquake.