A new series by Civic Couch shares scenes across the South Bay, including Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, El Segundo and Torrance. There is always something scenic in the South Bay, and Civic Couch these scenes via videographer Brad Jacobson’s lenses.
This is Civic Couch’s second episode in its “Chasing El Nino” series. This episode features some of the largest waves to hit the South Bay this winter. In Chasing El Nino, videographer Brad Jacobson documents what the El Nino winter means for surfers, our beaches and surrounding areas. At the end of the surf season they will be […]
Civic Couch and Easy Reader are documenting the 2015-2016 El Nino Surf season through separate episodes shot across Southern California. Volume 1 was shot between January 6 through the 11th. This is an ongoing series and Civic Couch will select the best clips and combine them for a full length video. This is the first episode and features surfers: […]
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 […]
Mickey’s Deli in Hermosa sells winning Super Lotto ticket
A Super Lotto Plus ticket worth $27 million was sold at Mickey’s Deli in Hermosa Beach sometime between Wednesday and Saturday evening. Though the lotto ticket Mickey’s owner Paul Mance bought Saturday was not the winning ticket, he’s still a winner.
The South Bay is know for it’s block long closeouts. Once or twice a year a swell comes along and produces legitimate waves. This day saw one of those swells. Surfers include: Conor Beatty, Bryce Lowe-White, Matt Hinson, Chris Wells, Chris Frohoff, Andy Prunauer, Easton Jones, Kyle Brown and others.
Civic Couch catches a really good day in the South Bay. The South Bay woke up from it’s summer long hangover with head high plus spitting barrels. Surfing footage from one day (November 4 ) in the South Bay region of Los Angeles. Surfers include: Noah Collins, Steve Howe, Vinny Leonelli, Chris Wells, Wil Reid,Brian Woods, […]
Civic Couch produced a short visual story for the Easy Reader about a swell that made it’s way into the South Bay region of Los Angeles for a few days in late October, 2015. The waves did not pan out as expected but it still provided South Bay surfers with some fun waist to head high […]
Local surfers Dane Zaun, Kelly Zaun, Shaun Burrell, Cheyne Magusson, Noah Collins, Bruna Schmitz, Kyle Brown and others took advantage of a swell that hit El Porto in Manhattan Beach. The swell brought waist to head high waves to the South Bay surf spot.
The Civic Couch Show recently sat down with South Bay resident Slater Trout to discuss his rise through the Stand Up Paddling world and social media stardom. Growing up Slater Trout’s life was based around the water. At the age of 11, Slater chose to forge his own path through the young and fresh sport […]
Reporter’s note: Alfonso Barrera Jr., a longtime fixture in the Hermosa pier area and known for his friendly smile, succumbed to respiratory failure and pneumonia late Monday night on Oct. 12 at Little Company of Mary Hospital.
It wasn’t the first time that we have had fun waves hit the South Bay this winter season but it was the first day that we have good waves and a line up packed with talent. Dane Zaun, Tyler Hatzikian, Noah Collins, Chris Wells, Pat Murphy, Scott Johnsen and others attached the waist to head […]
In this episode of the Civic Couch show we catch up with the King Harbor Youth Foundation at the King Harbor Yacht Club in Redondo Beach. The King Harbor Youth Foundation is a non-profit corporation created to promote youth sailing in Southern California. They provide access to the sport of sailing to local girls and […]
Hermosa Beach resident Dan Morad was researching endurance drinks for his first Marathon back in 2013 and he thought there was a void in the market for a true “ready to drink” endurance beverage. After utilizing his biomedical engineering degree from Rutgers University, months of research, and personal trial/error, INVIGORADE® was born from his garage in […]
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 […]