Brad Jacobson

The New Redondo Beach Green Bike Path (video)

The New Redondo Beach Green Bike Path (video)

Brad Jacobson of the Civic Couch show noticed a lot of social media posts about the new bike path running through Redondo Beach, so he went out to explore it.  “I was very impressed at first.  Bikers, skaters, joggers and rollerbladers were all taking advantage of the green bike path.  It was nice to see how they […]

 Brad Jacobson

Touring the Redondo Beach Pier and Boardwalk [VIDEO]

Come along with the Civic Couch Show and host Amy Frena as we take you through a tour of the Redondo Beach Pier. Located just a few miles from LAX is the Redondo Beach Pier. The Redondo Beach Pier offers dining, shopping, entertainment, live seafood, an arcade, water activities ranging from a harbor cruise to […]

 Eddie Solt

SBBC King of the South Bay 2015 Presented by Spyder: Power turns prevail for Dane Zaun

SBBC King of the South Bay  2015 Presented by Spyder: Power turns prevail for Dane Zaun

After a season starting with the most postponements due to enormous waves, rain, and/or gale force onshore winds in the five year history of the club, the SBBC wrapped up the 2015 season with the last couple of contests in favorable conditions making the year truly special. On Saturday, May 2nd, the league concluded with the “King of the South Bay” contest at Manhattan Beach Pier.

 Eddie Solt

SBSSA Allstar Meet: South Bay Scholastic surf season wraps up with a killer Allstar finale, awards

SBSSA Allstar Meet: South Bay Scholastic surf season wraps up with a killer Allstar finale, awards

After a season in which cooperative surf and warmer than normal temperatures resulted in only a few rescheduled contests, the South Bay Scholastic Surfing Association concluded with it’s annual All Star Meet last Saturday at Hermosa Beach Pier.

 Eddie Solt

SBBC Event #4 Presented by ET Surf: Warren Kushner Crushes the Competition [RECAP+ PICS]

SBBC Event #4 Presented by ET Surf:  Warren Kushner Crushes the Competition [RECAP+ PICS]

With the South Bay Boardrider’s contest season winding down, Event #4 presented by ET Surf brought out the surf stoked to 26th st. Manhattan Beach. The breakers ranged in the two to three foot range with occasional four foot set that were perfect for Open Mens and Masters winner Warren Kushner.

 Brad Jacobson

Take a Video Tour of North Manhattan Beach / El Porto

By Brad Jacobson Welcome to North Manhattan Beach, more commonly referred to as El Porto. This section of Manhattan Beach is located just 3 miles south of LAX. El Porto is lined with quaint stores, restaurants, bars, hotels, gyms, spas and more. The beach at El Porto is home to world class volleyball and great surfing. […]

 Eddie Solt

Walk of Fame: Dennis Jarvis Keeps Local Surf Culture Alive

Walk of Fame: Dennis Jarvis Keeps Local Surf Culture Alive

Part II of the Dennis Jarvis story chronicling his determination in the world of Surfing and the building of his brand, Spyder Surfboards.

 Mike Purpus

Pipeline: Prunauer credits Torrance neighbors for surfing inspiration

Pipeline: Prunauer credits Torrance neighbors for surfing inspiration

Andy Prunauer is a young local shaper who is making waves with his progressive designs, “Proper Surfboards.”

 Judy Rae

Healthy Nostalgia at Hermosa Beach’s Ocean Diner

Healthy Nostalgia at Hermosa Beach’s Ocean Diner

Ocean Diner seems designed to appeal to a sense of nostalgia. The soundtrack is the Andrews Sisters and Benny Goodman, newspapers on the walls trumpet the Battle of the Bulge, and the décor reminds us of a time when, though conflict raged, the world seemed less complicated.

 Eddie Solt

Legends of Surf Weekend

Legends of Surf Weekend

The Eighth Annual Spyder Surf Fest presented by Kinecta Federal Credit Union returns to Hermosa Beach during the Legends of Surf Weekend April 3-4. The Festival kicks off with the acclaimed comedy “Point Break Live” followed by the Surfers’ Walk of Fame Inductions, the LA Surf Awards, and live music and more.

 Eddie Solt

SBBC Event #3 Presented by Becker Surf Contest

SBBC Event #3 Presented by Becker Surf Contest

Groms, weather, slip and slide add to the stoke of South Bay Boardrider contest

 Esther Kang

Hermosa Beach considers strategies to repay $17.5M in aftermath of Measure O

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. […]

 Caroline Anderson

Pedestrian accident ties up traffic on Sepulveda

Pedestrian accident ties up traffic on Sepulveda

An early morning accident has tied up traffic on Sepulveda in Manhattan Beach.

 Caroline Anderson

Firing line

Firing line

Students, parents and teachers speak out, but the Manhattan Beach school board upholds its decision to fire a popular teacher

Students, parents and teachers speak out, but the Manhattan Beach school board upholds its decision to fire a popular teacher

 Rachel Reeves

Kelsey Fair, the artist behind Hermosa Beach anti-oil posters, sheds anonymity

Kelsey Fair, the artist behind Hermosa Beach anti-oil posters, sheds anonymity

“I just wanted to say something,” says artist Kelsey Fair.

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