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 […]
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 […]
Nearly six months after the now infamous March 3 incident at The Standing Room involving anti-oil advocate Chris Miller and Hermosa Beach police, the City Council and community members have begun discussing ways to start “the healing process” and ensure such mishandling of a situation doesn’t repeat. The Hermosa Beach City Council on Tuesday addressed […]
Suzy’s Bar & Grill — owned by Longo, 75, and his wife DK, 65 — is a small neighborhood restaurant bar on the eastern end of Hermosa Beach, across town from the downtown sand section and Pier Plaza.
Longtime dwellers of a small apartment complex by the beach make way for new boutique hotel, Strand & Pier, slated to open next year As a kid growing in Hermosa Beach, Jeanne English and her siblings frequently visited the old downtown movie theater off of Hermosa Avenue. In the summer, the free movie screenings […]
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 […]