Chelsea Schreiber

The Village Feast: Steinhaus’ traditional Northern European cuisine has became a Torrance tradition [RESTAURANT REVIEW]

by Richard Foss  I was twelve years old when Alpine Village opened, and I still remember the excitement in our family. My German-speaking grandfather insisted on going there the next week and was delighted with the architecture, shops, and the company of others who loved Northern European food and culture. At that time there was…Read More→

 Chelsea Schreiber

Letters to the Editor 3/24/16

Letters to the Editor 3/24/16

Bern Manhattan Dear ER: William Hayes wrote, “I would love to see what those folks would do if truly subjected to presidential candidate Bernie Sanders plans for American economics (“Let’s really feel the Bern,” ER Letters March 17, 2016). I drive an old Toyota and it’s plastered with Bernie signs, as are several of my…Read More→

 Chelsea Schreiber

Swimming Upstream

Swimming Upstream

“Pick of the Vine” is Little Fish Theatre’s annual presentation of new one-act plays–and there’s always a gem or two or three by Bondo Wyszpolski At the beginning of each year Little Fish Theatre does something truly remarkable. Having read through hundreds of one-act plays, the San Pedro-based company then presents their “Pick of the…Read More→

 Chelsea Schreiber

Tackling the Tasmanian devil-Jack Bark and two Aussies paddle across 190 miles of bad water, from from Australia to Tasmania

Tackling the Tasmanian devil-Jack Bark and two Aussies paddle across 190 miles of bad water, from from Australia to Tasmania

Jack Bark grew up in a household obsessed. His father Joe Bark, the legendary waterman and founder of Bark Paddleboards, taught him the beauty of the ocean at an early age. Now, 20-year-old Jack has become a legendary paddleboarder himself, conquering races across the globe while passing competitors atop his family’s boards. “I’ve been paddleboarding…Read More→

 Chelsea Schreiber

South Bay Community Calender 7/31/14-8/06/14

Thursday 31 ENTERTAINMENT The Kat Productions presents The Freedom Train in the James Armstrong Theatre. Written, produced, and directed by Kathy Long-Hill, The Freedom Train tells the story of the Ross family and their struggles in the 1880’s. For online ticket purchase go to TorranceCA.gov/TCACTickets or over the phone by calling 310-781-7171, or in person…Read More→

 Chelsea Schreiber

Letters 7/10/14

Reel in the lines Dear ER: The shark attack off of Manhattan Pier on Saturday was a warning. Luckily, the victim survived in part due to the heroic efforts of other swimmers and surfers who unselfishly entered the dangerous water to assist him. The issue here, however, is not the appearance of sharks, as the…Read More→

 Chelsea Schreiber

South Bay Community Calender 6/12/14-6/17/14

Thursday, June 12 MAKE A DIFFERENCE If you want to make a difference for women and men who are experiencing domestic violence, the Redondo Beach Police Department Domestic Violence Victim Advocacy Program is just the place for you to get involved. Redondo Beach Police Dept., 401 Diamond Street, Redondo Beach. Contact Ericka Gonzalez at 310-379-2477…Read More→

 Chelsea Schreiber

Calender 5/29/14-6/05/14

Thursday May 29 FLIPPING Free Housing-Flipping Workshop. California Flipping Network will present a free two-hour workshop for investors and realtors on how to get started finding, fixing, and flipping houses. Featured speaker will be Lloyd Segal, author of “Flipping Houses.” 6 – 8 p.m. Katy Geissert Civic Center Library, 3301 Torrance Blvd.,Torrance. The workshop is…Read More→

 Chelsea Schreiber

Independent Coffee House: Java Man

Located in the heart of Hermosa Beach, Java Man Coffee House has been waking up South Bay residents with their coffee and treats for 23 years. Java Man’s not your everyday café . Located in a 1920s bungalow, the shop feels more like a living room than a café, and their top-notch baristas whip up…Read More→

 Chelsea Schreiber

Omelet: Martha’s 22nd Street Grill

Best Omelet Breakfast at Martha’s is the quintessential California beachside morning. Sidewalk tables are covered with big, colorful umbrellas and dogs, tied to the railing, wait by their human’s table while beautiful breakfast and lunch platters are served on the outdoor patio. Located near the Strand in Hermosa Beach, the restaurant is open from 7…Read More→

 Chelsea Schreiber

Best Deli: Ashley’s Deli

For over 15 years Ashley’s Deli has been serving up sandwiches and suntan lotion to hungry and sunburned beach goers. “We’ve watched Hermosa Beach kids grow up to be adults and now parents,” Kristine, owner of Ashley’s said. Their top-notch sandwiches are made with Boar’s Head deli meats and cheeses, and they’re well known around…Read More→

 Chelsea Schreiber

Best Women’s Clothing Store, Toy Store and Children’s Clothing Store: Bella Beach

Best Women’s Clothing Store, Toy Store and Children’s Clothing Store: Bella Beach

The mother and daughter team of Heather D’Errico and Kris Mackerer D’Errico offer beach moms and beach kids places to shop together for colorful, bold styles. “Color’s always in style,” Kris Mackerer D’Errico said. “Floral clothing or floral accessories are really big now too.” “Tie-dye always holds style near the beach too,” she added. Walking…Read More→

 Chelsea Schreiber

Best Women’s Hairstylist: Jianni Meyer at Salon Mar

“I believe my clientele voted me best of the beach because of my experience, consistency, and mission for hair,” Jianni Meyer said. “I believe in healthy hair and using the best products that show results.” Meyer’s specialty is hair color and her client’s range in all tones from California blondes, vibrant multi tonal reds, sun…Read More→

 Chelsea Schreiber

Best Flooring: Eyedeal Interiors

Located in Lawndale and family owned and operated since “forever,” Eyedeal Interiors specializes in carpets, laminate, vinyl and hardwood flooring as well as window treatments. “I would use them again,” wrote a customer on their testimonial page. “I would recommend them to other people. I was totally happy with them. They did great work. They…Read More→

 Chelsea Schreiber

Best Carpet Cleaning: JC’s Carpet Cleaning

JC’s Carpet Cleaning and Restoration Since 1989 JC’s has been cleaning floors across the South Bay with a meticulous eye for detail and great customer service. “I needed my carpets cleaned prior to moving out,” Yelp reviewer Matt O. from Torrance wrote. “I saw JC’s was local and had excellent reviews, so I looked no…Read More→

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