Kevin Cody

More than a sport: The History of Surfing by Matt Warshaw.

Now, with the near simultaneous publication with Scott’s book of The History of Surfing by fellow Mira Costa alumnus Matt Warshaw (class of ‘78), the beach cities can add to their Surf City claim that they are the birthplace of two of surfing’s most critically acclaimed writers.

 Andrea Ruse

Three moms open independent Manhattan Beach book shop

Once upon a time, in a land of corporate chain bookstores, three moms decided to open a small, independent book shop in the heart of Manhattan Beach.

They set out to cut through the two-story, espresso-vending, discount-driven nature of the “Big Box” stores, and return to a way of book selling that they believed had gotten lost.[Read More]