Liz Cantine, lifelong dancer and educator, takes pride in legacy at Palos Verdes Performing Art Center and beyond Nearly 20 years ago, Liz Cantine stood in the gymnasium at San Pedro’s Dana Middle School. Scanning the group of girls who’d gathered to audition for the dance drill team, the petite advisor immediately noticed a […]
Saxophonist Kamasi Washington, fresh from Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly, steps into the limelight
The first time Kamasi Washington had contact with a tenor saxophone, an alchemical reaction unfolded in his father’s rehearsal shack in Inglewood. Unlike the clarinet, which he had played for several years prior, the sax made his fingers fly. The 13-year-old just picked it up and his fingers knew what to do. By his rap […]
Hermosa Beach icon Uncle Stavros celebrates his 95th birthday in true family fashion — at his restaurant.
Measure O’s overwhelming defeat at the polls on March 3 came with a price tag. A grassroots campaign defeated E&B Natural Resources’ proposal to drill for oil at the city’s maintenance yard by a 4-1 ratio, emphatically rejecting potentially millions of dollars in city revenues in favor of upholding the city’s ban on oil drilling. […]
In her nearly 30 years, Dr. Christine Petti has sculpted her way into becoming a pioneering presence in the field of plastic surgery — and a very busy one at that.
In the 1950s, a young WWII veteran named Seymour Bilowit walked by an empty storefront on Hermosa Avenue and decided to open a full-service jewelry store.
For 16 years, Angels Nails & Spa has charged itself with pampering South Bay residents with quality, affordable mani-pedis.
European Wax Center, a national franchise with two locations in the South Bay, takes the cake for best waxing job for a third year.
“It’s always a surprise and I know there’s competition out there,” sports-action photographer Bo Bridges says of taking the Best of the Beach title again this year.
The club was founded by Allen Sanford, whose other ventures include global live streaming IROCKE concert platform and the growing franchise of Rockefeller gastropubs.
11Echo has arguably found in music something beyond a mere antidote to the SATs and pre-college anxiety.
Growing up in the South Bay, Moi J. Quinn, Sean Chapman and Matthew McEwan skated, surfed and break-danced together.
Richard Podgurski, as he’s otherwise known, has had a busy year.
Palos Verdes native heads a philanthropic effort in East Africa Dianne Calvi began volunteering at a childcare center in San Pedro when she was 11 years old, as a member of the National Charity League. “I saw that there was such a difference between how I lived in Palos Verdes and the people who lived […]
Redondo Beach-based Pritzkat & Johnson Architects is 10 years old this May and picking up speed