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 […]
A midnight home invasion and burglary Friday in north Hermosa Beach is the latest in the string of home burglaries on The Strand this past week.
As the race heats up for the two open seats on the Hermosa Beach City Council, two-term incumbent Councilmember Michael DiVirgilio announced Thursday he will not be seeking re-election.
A memorial service and open house will be held in celebration of Dr. Robert Grossman’s life at 101 Lyndon St. in Hermosa Beach this Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m.
The Civic Couch Show sat down with South Bay resident and UFC fighter Brian Ortega to discuss his training regiment and how he maintains focus in between fights. Ortega is coming off of his June 6th UFC win over Thiago Tavares. He won by a 3rd round TKO. Brian Ortega is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu practitioner […]
On June 28, the Hermosa Beach Mural Committee unveiled the 75-foot-long, 19-foot tall “Great Wave” on the side of the Underground Pub and Grill in downtown Hermosa Beach. The committee commissioned Van Hamersveld last December, in the words of its theme committee, to paint the “surfing lifestyle that gave those living here a sense of […]
Bay Cities Surf Club founding member and former Jacobs Surf Team rider Tommy “Griff” Houston passed away from an apparent heart attack at his Hermosa Beach apartment last Saturday night. He was discovered by his landlord Bob Reinhart, collapsed inside his apartment. He was 67. In the early ‘60s, Houston was a smooth, but radical […]
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.