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Tucker delivers Hermosa Beach ‘State of the City’

Tucker delivers Hermosa Beach ‘State of the City’

Hermosa Beach Mayor Peter Tucker delivered his State of the City address last week to an audience of residents, city employees and business people at the Beach House hotel, where he touted recent city accomplishments and set goals for the year to come.…

Hermosa Beach surfboard district gets artsy

Hermosa Beach's surfboard district is bracing for change as a coalition of local residents works on a plan to convert Cypress Avenue into an arts district, tentatively called Cypress Junction.…

Aloke Dasgupta’s journey from accountant to Rolling Stone musical collaborator

Aloke Dasgupta arrived in the U.S. as an accountant. He and his wife have since played with the Rolling Stones and the LA Philharmonic and established their own music school in Torrance. …

Taking Hermosa Beach’s anti-oil, eco-movement one step further

Taking Hermosa Beach’s anti-oil, eco-movement one step further

“Can we use this community-based activism to actually not just stop something bad, but to…

SBBC Event #3 Presented by Becker Surf Contest

SBBC Event #3 Presented by Becker Surf Contest

Groms, weather, slip and slide add to the stoke of South Bay Boardrider contest…

“Marilyn Forever,” Joyce Carol Oates, Torrance Art Museum, tanka poet Genie Nakano, Art Pepper celebration

“Marilyn Forever,” Joyce Carol Oates, Torrance Art Museum, tanka poet Genie Nakano, Art Pepper celebration

“Marilyn Forever,” a new opera by Gavin Bryars, is onstage Sunday, March 29, at 2:30…

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A café beyond category

A café beyond category

The Antigua Cafe is part wine bar, part coffee and pastry shop, a little Guatemalan, a little Polish, and a wholly interesting dining experience.…

Hot’s Kitchen: Best Foie Gras

Hot’s Kitchen: Best Foie Gras

Hot’s Kitchen is all about creative food, served in an energetic environment along with craft beers.…

History in the tasting

History in the tasting

Richmond Bar & Grill, occupying one of El Segundo’s oldest buildings, stays true to the unpretentious, blue collar heart of the city itself   A few years ago I gave…

Tap Into South Bay Brewing – The Process of Brewing Beer

Tap Into South Bay Brewing – The Process of Brewing Beer

The South Bay is home to the most vibrant brewing scene anywhere in the nation outside craft beer’s original epicenter, San Diego, with seven breweries launching in the last few…

A La Carte 3/12/15

First Looks…Orlando’s Pizzeria & Birreria in Redondo is off to an amazing start; they opened with little fanfare three weeks ago and there are already lines out the door at…

Baja California Fish Tacos conquers the corner of doom

Baja California Fish Tacos conquers the corner of doom

If you drive by the northwest corner of Inglewood and Artesia, you’re likely to see something that is remarkable: a restaurant with a full parking lot. This might not be…

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Getting the shot

Getting the shot

Rancho Palos Verdes resident Rick Levine went from being one of the original Mad Men to making commercials that look like movies.…

Changing the world, one business at a time

GROWING TOGETHER – The Kellogg family garden business turns 90

PENINSULA CHARITY – Raising expectations

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