Kevin Cody

Manhattan Beach Middle School’s Seth leads Open Women’s contest series

by Kevin Cody Photos by Steve Gaffney (SteveGaffney.com) If a breakout performance award were presented at the end of this season’s South Bay Boardriders Contest Series it would go to Megan Seth. After five of the series’ six contests, the Manhattan Beach Middle School eighth grader is the Open Women points leader in a field…Read More→

 Caroline Anderson

J & D Auto Service closes after half a century

When J & D Auto Service opened on the eastern corner of Sepulveda Boulevard and Second Street in 1965, the contested Gelson’s site a few blocks away was the city yard.

 Caroline Anderson

Former Dodger Eric Karros helps kids find the balance

Baseball player Eric Karros drew from his experience as a professional athlete and father for the MBX symposium, “Finding the Balance.” Photo by Caroline Anderson

 Caroline Anderson

Team battles pancreatic cancer at Tour de Pier

This past Sunday, an all-star team rode among over a thousand other stationary cyclists at the fourth annual Tour de Pier to fight one of the greatest battles of all: pancreatic cancer.

 Caroline Anderson

Manhattan Beach Council considers free sunscreen dispensers

The City Council considered an initiative Tuesday night to provide free sunscreen at stations throughout the city.

 Caroline Anderson

Oil company charged in last year’s spill

Almost exactly a year to the day that an oil line burst in Refugio State Park, the company responsible and one of its employees has been indicted on criminal charges, announced California Attorney General Kamala Harris and Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce Dudley on May 17.

 Caroline Anderson

Tom Allard remembered as ‘Champion of the Community’

On April 30, Tom Allard, a member of the city of Manhattan Beach’s Parks and Recreation Commission and 45-year-resident of the city, passed away at the age of 70.

 Caroline Anderson

South Bay’s first cryotherapy spa opens in Manhattan Beach

In February, the South Bay’s first cryotherapy facility, Cryo Wave, opened in a strip mall off Sepulveda Boulevard in Manhattan Beach.

 Caroline Anderson

Leadership Manhattan Beach inaugurates ping pong in park

The 2016 class of Leadership Manhattan Beach unveiled one of three concrete ping pong tables it plans to install as this year’s project at a ribbon cutting ceremony Saturday at Live Oak Park.

 Caroline Anderson

Prejudice, lies and history in Manhattan Beach

Dr. Alison Rose Jefferson said the story of Bruce’s Beach has been blurred and mythologized at a talk at the Manhattan Beach library on Apr. 26.

 Caroline Anderson

About Town in Manhattan Beach

The fourth annual Tour de Pier fundraiser event will take place on May 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Manhattan Beach Pier.

 Kevin Cody

Sophisticated Snoop Tour features revival and modernist designs

Sophisticated Snoop Tour features revival and modernist designs

Five exceptional homes, ranging in style from Santa Barbara Revival to California Cool are featured on the 43rd Annual American Martyrs Sophisticated Snoop 2016 Home Tour. The tour benefits American Martyrs School and will be held next Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 13, 14 and 15.

 Brad Jacobson

Earth Day Celebration in Manhattan Beach

Earth Day Celebration in Manhattan Beach

The 2016 Earth Day Celebration was held Saturday April 30th, 2016 at Polliwog Park in Manhattan Beach. The Manhattan Beach celebration included food – eco-friendly shopping and organizations – fun for all ages eco-quiz with great prizes – music & dancing. The video was produced by Civic Couch Music “Vacation Uke” by Albis

 Caroline Anderson

Manhattan Beach approves Marriott sale and renovation

The Manhattan Beach City Council approved the sale and renovation of the Marriott Hotel and golf course at 1400 Parkview Avenue Tuesday night.

 Kevin Cody

Wind swell, sandbars challenge Dive N’ Surf/SB Boardriders contestants in Manhattan Beach

Wind swell, sandbars challenge Dive N’ Surf/SB Boardriders contestants in Manhattan Beach

Nearly 300 surfers tackled big, bumpy wind swells and inside sandbars that set up slab-like sections on the reforms during the Dive N’ Surf South Bay Boardriders contest at 45th Street in Manhattan Beach. Photographer Steve Gaffney’s photos shows the results.

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