Redondo Beach straddles across 6.25 sq. miles and is a home to an estimated 67,815 people. The population density is average from the perspective of both the South Bay region and the County. It is one of the 3 beach cities in the LA County and bordered by other cities in the LA County. On the north are the Hawthorne and Manhattan Beach, Hermosa on the northwest, Palos Verdes on the south while Torrance envelopes the eastern to southern border.
Redondo Beach enjoys a pleasant, moderate climate. The temperature usually ranges between 78 degrees F. and 45 degrees F. throughout the year. The rainfall is quite scanty and it doesn’t snow in Redondo Beach. The city is pleasantly sunny for most days of the year. Being a coastal city, people in Redondo Beach enjoy a wide range of beach sports and water sports. Beach Volleyball and surfing the waves are the major part of the people’s lives in the South Bay. There are others who like to ride bicycles, engage in skateboard and roller-skating, or just take a stroll. People here love their Sun and sand for sure!
The Redondo Beach Unified School District serves the city of Redondo Beach CA. There are 8 elementary schools, 2 middle schools and 2 high schools under the command of the District. There are a number of private schools, a charter school and an independent study school.
The cost of living in Redondo Beach CA is extremely high and is racing up at a high rate every year. The demand for oceanfront homes is ever-increasing given the magnificent view and amazing, laidback lifestyle of the city. The city has its fair share of economic development. Aerospace major Northrop Grumman and upscale fashion retailer Nordstrom are some of the major employers in Redondo Beach, California. Others include The Cheese Cake Factory, Crowne Plaza, Macy’s, Target, Redondo Beach Unified School District and Beach Cities Health District.
Redondo Beach has been a popular filming destination. The city has appeared in TV series like Dexter, CSI: Miami, 24, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Baywatch, The O.C., and Star Trek: The Original Series. Movies like Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End, Men at Work, The Hot Chick, and Point Break were shot partly or entirely in Redondo Beach. The city has been mentioned in the cult classic Pulp Fiction. Vincent Vega, the character played by John Travolta hails from Redondo Beach.
Redondo Beach is or has been a home to scores of notable people; right from actors and models to astronauts and athletes. Demi Moore, Eve Torres, Pau Gasol, Shannon Brown, Judith Resnik, Slava Voynov etc have been associated with the city.