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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Best Carpet Store: Sunset Carpet One

Best Carpet Store in El Segundo is a second generation family-owned, neighborhood shop. “It’s been our pleasure to serve the flooring needs of the South Bay area since 1965,” Nicole Avila said. “Our expert designers look forward to helping you choose the perfect flooring for your particular home and lifestyle.” According to Avila, their installers […]

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Best Gallery: Bo Bridges

Best Gallery: Bo Bridges

Just hours after disembarking from a trip photographing famous New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, Bo Bridges stopped by his Manhattan Beach gallery to meet with staff and edit photographs from his latest photo shoot. Colorful South Bay photographs line the wall of his new, airy Manhattan Beach-based gallery. Sunsets, mixed with water sports and […]

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Best DJ: DJ DIK

Richard Podgurski, known in the South Bay as DJ DIK won best DJ for the second year in a row because of his upbeat old-meets-new music mashups. “Basically I stand on stage and cheerlead for two hours,” Podgurski said, adding that he DJ’s frequently at local venues like Ocean Bar, American Junkie, Waterman’s, Circa and […]

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