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.
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 […]
View some of the sights around the South Bay beaches during late October. Locations include El Segundo, Manhattan Beach and Redondo Beach.
The Ninth Annual White Light White Night at the Top of the Plaza in Continental Park in El Segundo.
A sewage outfall pipe used for the first time in 10 years, following the Sept. 14 downpour, appears to be the source of debris and elevated levels of bacteria that prompted county officials to close Dockweiler Beach Tuesday morning.
Meet Damian Fulton. Damian is a local artist with a unique flair which mixes the beach lifestyle, people, comics and hot rods. Damian studied art at Cal State Fullerton and resides here in the South Bay. The Civic Couch Show sat down with Damian while he was working on a mural for Drew Boyles building in […]
El Segundo balances growth with its hometown character to emerge as the South Bay’s most vital city by Mark McDermott El Segundo City Manager Greg Carpenter relishes the opportunity to give tours in the town he manages and grew up in. These tours, in Carpenter’s city-issued 2004 Crown Victoria sedan, have been occurring with […]
Recognizing the transformation of El Segundo from industrial to creative / technology, El Segundo business owner Drew Boyles captured the evolution by commissioning local artist Damian Fulton to paint a mural on his building in the smoky hollow section of El Segundo. The mural captures this new movement. Crypt Cases hosted a mural reveal part […]
The 9th annual White Light White Night Event at Continental Park in El Segundo benefiting Walk With Sally took place August 22nd. This years event included “Taste of Los Angeles” with samplings from South Bay restaurants, silent and live auctions, signature cocktails/beer/wine and a musical performance by Super Diamond, a Neil Diamond tribute band. The […]
The Downtown El Segundo commercial district has a small town charm not found in many other South Bay locations. Let us take you on a tour through Downtown El Segundo and view the stores, restaurants, gyms, farmers market and more. This video was produced by Civic Couch for the Easy Reader and narrated by Brad […]
Chevron El Segundo has contributed $1.3 million during the current school year for STEM programs at 16 South Bay school districts. It has contributed over $8 million to local schools in the past six years.
Holly Socrates hasn’t been standing still. It was only last November that she opened her own art space–the petite Holly Socrates Gallery–on the corner of Franklin and Main in downtown El Segundo, across the street from Rock & Brews and an easy lob from ESMoA. Her business enterprise hardly off the ground, Socrates corralled various […]
Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine finds a home in El Segundo.
by Mark McDermott The story begins with an architect and yoga teacher named Peter Sterios, who had a realization one day that the mats he and his fellow yogis using were not conducive to the practice of yoga. This was nearly two decades ago, when yoga was far from the mainstream. A common practice then […]
By Randy Angel Another chapter has been added to the tragic, yet inspiring, life story of El Segundo student-athlete Hunter Lewis who recently was the awarded Beach City Baseball Academy’s annual “Sixth Tool” Baseball Scholarship worth $5,000. A standout player on El Segundo High School’s Ocean League championship baseball team, Lewis said the scholarship will […]