The World Premiere of “Chasing Addictions,” the latest surf film from director David Parsa
(“Absolute Mexico,” “Live: A Music and Surfing Experience”) and co- directors John
DeTemple and Steve Guerrero will take place at the Saint Rocke in Hermosa Beach this
Hermosa Beach’s summer season traditionally both kicks-off and ends with the community celebration Fiesta Hermosa.
For the past two decades, Steve Hyde has tracked his swimmers’ finish times in the International Surf Festival Dwight Crum Pier to Pier Swim.
Photos by Pete Henze (PeteHenze@Gmail.com)
Los Angeles County Ocean Lifeguard Tandis Morgan used to bring two suits to the beach.
“The Hermosa Beach Art Walk will celebrate its 10th anniversary this year with 100 fine artists displaying their work,” says Ken Klade, who’s been nudging the event along since it first began.
Shakespeare by the Sea is presenting two professionally-crafted works of William Shakespeare in 21 parks around Southern California.
Walking through rows of rose bushes, junipers, succulents and a koi pond at the South Coast Botanical Garden, it is hard to believe that you are just blocks away from the Pacific Coast Highway.
Hours before grills are heated and sites picked out to view displays of fireworks, thousands of participants begin their Independence Day festivities by completing a 3.1-mile course on the streets of Redondo Beach.
When Australia was awarded the 1956 Summer Olympic Games, its country’s volunteer lifesavers held an international, invitational competition featuring California lifeguards and a contingent from the Territory of Hawaii.
The term “Sunday Funday” is used widely in the South Bay social circuits, often referring to day-drinking, bar-hopping, and general debauchery. Fortunately, Allen Sanford of Saint Rocke took it upon himself four years ago to rescue the Hermosa Summer Concerts on the Beach from oblivion, thus creating a cure for the common Sunday Funday.
Fifty one years ago, 29-year-old Ted Ernst met with members of the Manhattan Beach Fire and Police Departments to map out the safest and best course for a community bicycle race within the beach city, where he had noticed the growth of cyclists pedaling their way up and down The Strand.
Celebrating its 20th year, Smackfest now rivals the Charlie Saikley 6-Man as the most popular local beach volleyball tournament of the summer.
Redondo Beach resident and beach volleyball historian Artie Couvillon spent the past two years putting his three-volume book series The Sands of Time: The History of Beach Volleyball on DVD.
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