Hermosa Beach Sister City Association

In 1967 Hermosa Beach formed a "sister city" relationship with the city of Loreto, in Baja California Sur, Mexico. The Hermosa Beach Sister City Association (HBSCA) was thus formed. This serene, picturesque fishing village is located on the Sea of Cortez in Baja California. Over the years, the HBSCA has forged a very close bond with Loreto and its citizens. With assistance and guidance from the HBSCA. Loreto has vastly improved the quality of life for its residence and created many opportunities for its citizens. HBSCA is a United States Congressional recognized program.

Cinco de Mayo Fundraiser 2018

Please join us for our yearly Cinco de Mayo fundraiser on Sunday May 20th, 12 noon to 4 pm at the award winning restaurant Ortega 120 in Redondo Beach  |  1814 Pacific Coast Hwy, Redondo Beach, CA 90277   |    Phone 310 792 4120   website

Tickets are only $25 on-line or $30 at the door.
Tickets include scrumptious food prepared by the famous chef Tommy Ortega, live music, silent auction and live auction.  All proceed go to help the three sister-cities association: Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach.


Hermosa – Loreto Sister City Programs

Student Cultural Exchange Program
Established in 1974 Hermosa Beach and Loreto have had an ongoing student exchange programs between 7th and 8th grade students.

More information on the Student Exchange program can be found here

Paramedic, Fire and Medical Programs
Established in 1999, HBSCA sponsored paramedic and fire fighter training to the bomberos of Loreto.  Today it is a highly recognized model program throughout Baja California.

More information on the Paramedic Program can be found here

Educational funding
Teach-the-teacher courses on environmental education
Classroom supplies
Computer labs
Sports Equipment donations

Children health and welfare support to the local DIF program in Loreto