Mark McDermott

Motors + Art + Music: How South Bay Customs became the coolest place in the coolest town in the South Bay

Motors + Art + Music: How South Bay Customs became the coolest place in the coolest town in the South Bay

by Mark McDermott Every night during the dog days of the summer of 2007, a gunmetal grey 1950 Chevrolet pickup truck roamed slowly through the streets of Smoky Hollow. A long, tall, razor thin dark-haired man sat behind the wheel, surveying the buildings in El Segundo’s rundown warehouse district.   Michael Schreiber was looking for […]

 Kevin Cody

Lakers, UCLA enter partnership, Walton praises young team

The Los Angeles Lakers and UCLA Health announced their partnership in the Lakers’ new, two-story, 120,000 square foot training facility Wednesday morning, during a construction site press conference. New coach Luke Walton took the opportunity to praise number two draft pick Brandon Ingram and 7-foot-2 rookie center Ivica Zubac, of Croatia.

 Judy Rae

Beach Charity – ED! Gala

Beach Charity – ED! Gala

The annual El Segundo Education Foundation Gala attracted more than 750 people and raised a new Ed! Gala record of $210,000.

 Mark McDermott

Brann, Boyles, Pirsztuk elected to El Segundo City Council

by Mark McDermott El Segundo will have a vastly new City Council after three new councilmembers were elected Tuesday night and both incumbents on the ballot suffered defeat. But both incumbents, Marie Fellhauer and Dave Atkinson, took solace in the fact that a ballot measure each helped put in motion in order to address sagging […]

 Mark McDermott

Five candidates compete in El Segundo City Council election

Five candidates compete in El Segundo City Council election

by Mark McDermott   Near the end of an El Segundo City Council candidate forum hosted by the League of Women Voters Monday night, one of the candidates made a remark unusual in the rough and tumble that so frequently dominates American political discourse. Don Brann said that voters have a tough choice because the […]

 Brad Jacobson

Driven To The Sea (video short)

Driven To The Sea (video short)

Driven to the sea features short clips taken from across the South Bay which represents the oceans influence over us.  This was filmed in Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach and El Segundo by Brad Jacobson of Civic Couch productions.

 Kevin Cody

Inventor Eddie Paul leaves El Segundo’s Smoky Hollow for Texas

Inventor Eddie Paul leaves El Segundo’s Smoky Hollow for Texas

Inventor Eddie Paul is leaving Smoky Hollow in El Segundo, after nearly five decades of building cars for Hollywood and sharks for the Discovery Channel and Cousteau, as well as inventing portable hang gliders, water pumps and a CD scanner.

 Kevin Cody

El Nino 2016 delivers for Hammerland, El Segundo surfers and photog McConnell

El Nino 2016 delivers for Hammerland, El Segundo surfers and photog McConnell

Photographer Gus McConnell caught up with Hammerland’s regular crew, including Tyler Hatikian, Matt Pagan and Tom Seth, plus young new challengers Noah Collins and “Chewy” Chernega when El Nino delivered it’s first swell to the South Bay on January 6.

 Bondo Wyszpolski

“Touch” – Photographs of artists by Jim McHugh at ESMoA

The Big Picture ESMoA features the artist portraits of photographer Jim McHugh by Bondo Wyszpolski It’s a big job, massive in fact and never ending, but someone’s got to do it. Someone’s got to photograph the visual artists who have made Los Angeles a tier one contender for Art Capital of the World, and right […]

 Brad Jacobson

The Turning Point [VIDEO]

Produced by Brad Jacobson of Civic Couch   Written by Mark McDermott The Point in El Segundo is about creating experiences. In the age of Amazon, shoppers don’t need to leave their homes. Therefore, when they do, the experience needs to be about more than a purchase. But The Point, which is less than a […]

 Richard Foss

Rustic fare meets Rancho Nuevo at Sausal in El Segundo

Rustic fare meets Rancho Nuevo at Sausal in El Segundo

Chef Anne Conness built Sausal around a Spanish California cookbook written in 1898. The result is a spectacular dining experience in which a native cuisine is combined with farm-to-table ingredients and brought vividly to life. by Richard Foss  When a chef wants to add some energy and sophistication to a cuisine, a natural tendency is […]

 Mark McDermott

El Segundo earns “Most Business Friendly” award

El Segundo earns “Most Business Friendly” award

by Mark McDermott For the second time in less than a decade, El Segundo has been named the “Most Business Friendly City” among the 88 cities of Los Angeles County. The award, presented by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation, recognized the city’s “tradition of excellence….taking a hands-on and active approach when partnering with […]

 Caroline Anderson

New school transfer law inspired by LA Air Force Base

New school transfer law inspired by LA Air Force Base

Children of active duty military personnel throughout the state will have an easier time transferring to public school districts outside of where they live as a result of a new law with roots in the South Bay.

 Mark McDermott

El Segundo’s Marie Fellhauer’s long journey to motherhood

El Segundo’s Marie Fellhauer’s long journey to motherhood

by Mark McDermott  Those who know Marie Fellhauer know her to be many things. She’s an El Segundo native who grew up to become an LAPD cop and then a councilwoman in her hometown. She’s tough and sweet and articulate and deeply devoted to her community. But those who really know Fellhauer also know that […]

 Brad Jacobson

Sandy Days Around the South Bay

Sandy Days Around the South Bay

View some of the sights around the South Bay beaches during late October.  Locations include El Segundo, Manhattan Beach and Redondo Beach.

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