by Ryan McDonald You probably know Eustace Tilley, even if the name doesn’t sound familiar. He’s the mascot of the New Yorker magazine, decked out in gloves and top hat, studying a butterfly through a monocle. In a small history of the famous lepidopterist, one writer observed that it was not clear whether readers of […]
by Randy Angel Many of the world’s best lifeguards will display their athletic and lifesavings skills at the Hermosa Beach Pier this weekend when teams from California and Australia compete for the coveted Wieland Shield as part of the 54th International Surf Festival. The 24th edition of the biannual lifeguard competition pits defending champion Victorian […]
Video by Brad Jacobson While researching for a previous video for the Civic Couch Show we came across two South Bay residents Indiegogo project and were amazed at the popularity of this fundraising project. The project is for the Wave electric bike and has already raised over $800,000 and the company have over 900 orders. […]
A car was stolen from the El Porto parking lot on July 14 between 9:30 and 10:45 p.m.
The Bo Bridges Gallery celebrates its second anniversary in downtown Manhattan Beach with a limited edition release party on July 23 and 24 from 7 to 10 p.m.
Kirra Troeger became the first Down Syndrome kid to pass the Los Angeles County Junior Lifeguard swim test. Then came the real test
The Manhattan Beach City Council significantly revised its meeting protocol Tuesday night with the intention of improving public engagement.
The Manhattan Beach school board unanimously approved the final draft of its 10-year plan on July 15, ending a six-month process.
An El Segundo-based developer has proposed building a Gelson’s Market on the vacant lot on Sepulveda Boulevard between Sixth and Eighth streets. But at least some in the community don’t want it.
Boho-Chic is a style of fashion drawing on various bohemian and hippie influences. Many elements of boho-chic became popular in the late 1960’s and the look has resurfaced throughout the years since. The boho-chic look is currently one of the most popular looks, so the Civic Couch Show teamed up with fashion blogger Tanya Monaghan of […]
The City Council approved a food waste recycling program at its July 7 meeting.
Manhattan Beach’s Begg Pool could get a major upgrade as part of the master facilities plan that the school district is developing for the next decade.
A Hawthorne man was arrested on July 9 under suspicion of stealing wallets and cellphones from surfers’ cars.
The last couple weeks have been tough, small waves and gloomy weather. Most surfers peaked up when they saw on the surf report that there was a small swell coming. We ran down to the Manhattan Beach Pier and caught Bobby Kithcart, Noah Collins, Chris Wells, Kyle Brown, Hudson Ritchie and others frothing for some […]
Gabrielle Olivas, 12, of Manhattan Beach, has been reported missing by her family.