Surfing

Local Longboard Star Hudson Ritchie Sliding at Malibu [VIDEO]
 May 26, 2015  Eddie Solt

Local Longboard Star Hudson Ritchie Sliding at Malibu [VIDEO]

Hudson  Ritchie’s been one of the hottest longboarders around for the last couple of years and still has yet to shave. One thing for sure,…

South Bay Boardriders Club Celebrates a Memorable Season
 May 26, 2015  Eddie Solt

South Bay Boardriders Club Celebrates a Memorable Season

After a very interesting year, the South Bay Boardrider's Club awards it's division winners and acknowledges the volunteers. …

Secret admirer contributes $329,000 to Dewey Weber Hermosa Beach memorial
 May 18, 2015  Kevin Cody

Secret admirer contributes $329,000 to Dewey Weber Hermosa Beach memorial

At the 2008 Dewey Weber Classic in Doheny Beach, Joe Melchione confided to Shea Weber a secret ambition he had harbored since he began surfing in the early ‘60s. The prominent, ponytailed attorney owned homes in Santa Monica, Laguna and Hawaii and surfed daily. Shea Weber was the son of Dewey Weber. Following his father’s death in 1993, Weber carried on his father’s surfboard business, which included shaping boards and running the Dewey Weber Classic longboard contest.…

“Fergie” paddleout scores peaky, head-high waves at Marine Street, Manhattan Beach
 May 16, 2015  Kevin Cody

“Fergie” paddleout scores peaky, head-high waves at Marine Street, Manhattan Beach

Tim “Fergie” Ferguson’s family and over 100 of his friends gathered for a paddleout in memory of the Manhattan Beach native Saturday morning at Marine Street, where he once “controlled the left,” noted longtime neighbor Mike Murphy.…

Summer Calender: Skate Camps
 May 15, 2015  Eddie Solt

Summer Calender: Skate Camps

PCH Skate Camps PCH Skate Camps, an affiliate of Body Glove Camps,  provide beginner to intermediate level skate and safety instruction focusing on basic ollies…

 Kevin Cody

Hermosa Beach groundbreaking set for Dewey Weber surf statue

Hermosa Beach groundbreaking set for Dewey Weber surf statue

The groundbreaking for a 12-foot tall bronze statue of surfer Dewey Weber will be held Saturday, May 16 at 9 a.m., at the entrance to the Hermosa Beach Community Center. The statue will be surrounded by a reflective pond with rippling water to suggest waves and drought tolerant plants to suggest a coral reef.

 Kevin Cody

Paddleboard races, surf contests almost every weekend in South Bay

Paddleboard races, surf contests almost every weekend in South Bay

The growing popularity of stand-up paddling has breathed new life into traditional prone paddling, as well. Paddlers and surfers can find a race within driving distance just about every weekend through the summer.

 Kevin Cody

Redondo Beach summer fishing by boat, land and sea

Redondo Beach summer fishing by boat, land and sea

“The year ‘round mainstay is rockfish. Seabass start kicking off in the spring and then we start seeing yellowtail, halibut and barracuda,” Island Diver skipper Taras Poznik said. Poznik, 39, may have has as much experience fishing in the Santa Monica Bay as anyone alive.

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