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Redondo Beach's Pier Gets An Impromptu Make-Over

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Glass shards and hacked up pieces of plastic are all that remain of Redondo Beach's Pier's light poles which had to be cut down after one of the poles fell from todays strong winds.

The poles are made of plastic, and have been aging in the sun for years. Once one pole fell, the city decided the rest had to come down NOW, before someone gets hurt, and more importantly before this potentially injured person files a lawsuit.

Several weeks ago the gods took their first punch, knocking out a pole when a driver careened out of control and bailed from the scene before police arrived. It appears the gods have finally gotten their way.

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