Redondo Beach will allow dogs in parks

Redondo Beach City Council moved Tuesday night, Feb. 18, to allow dogs on leashes in 9 parks and 12 parkettes throughout the city, something many dog owners have said they had no idea was illegal.

Neighboring cities of Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach and Torrance along with many other cities up and down the coast allow dogs on leashes in city parks leaving Redondo as an outlier with its ordinance to prohibit dogs in parks since 1979.

Redondo Beach has 32 parks and parkettes in addition to one dog park at Dominguez Park.