Located in the choice coastal edge of Los Angeles County, just twenty miles from downtown Los Angeles and seven miles south of Los Angeles International Airport, Redondo Beach has been a preferred resort destination for more than a century and one of the most desirable areas to live in the country. Primarily a residential community, the City’s population has been slowly, but steadily growing in the past few years. As of January, 2010, the Census reports a total population of 66,748.
Redondo Beach is a full-service city with its own police, fire and public works departments, two public libraries, a performing arts center, fifteen parks, thirteen parkettes, a large recreational and commercial harbor including King Harbor, a 1,500-slip private craft port, the Redondo Beach Pier, and Seaside Lagoon, and a bathing and surfing beach.
The City of Redondo Beach has been a preferred resort destination for more than a century. A coastline and beaches rivaling the most beautiful Mediterranean resorts, a pleasure pier for strolling, shopping and dining, a sport fishing fleet, a harbor with many seaside restaurants and cafes – all contribute to a unique and relaxing seaside ambience. With its variety of year-round attractions and events, accommodations to fit every style and budget, and shopping opportunities such as the Riviera Village and the Galleria at South Bay, the City is a wonderfully fun, easy and safe place to visit and play.