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City of Redondo BeachCandidate for City Council, District 5

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Laura Emdee

City Council Member
1,518 votes (63.2%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Bring focus back to our neighborhood. Our Artesia Corridor is looking much better through the Storefront Improvement Program and upgrades such as drought tolerant medians, new benches and li
  • Manhattan Beach Blvd. will benefit greatly from this budget as will many of our streets. An additional turn lane at Manhattan Beach Blvd. and Inglewood will reduce congestion when it is finished June 2019.
  • Public Safety is a priority for our neighborhood. The Secure our Castle helped bring Ring doorbells to many residents. The Redondo Beach homeless count went from 261 to 154. Our police department is now fully staffed.



Profession:Incumbent, Retired Business Owner
RBUSD School Board Member, RBUSD — Elected position (2011–2015)


UC Irvine Bachelor of Arts (BA), Economics (current)
CSUDH Masters, Business Degree (current)
Cal State Masters, Business Administration (current)

Community Activities

Member, Redondo Beach Woman's Club (2011–current)
Member, South Bay Aerospace Alliance (2016–current)
Director, Redondo Kiwanis (2018–current)
President and various Board Member positions, PTA, unit, district and state level (1995–2009)
Volunteer, Boy Scouts (2003–2009)

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  • LA League of Conservation Voters
  • LA BizFed
  • RB Policie Officers Association

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