Kevin Cody

Hermosa Beach surfer rescued after breaking neck in large Manhattan Beach swell

Hermosa Beach surfer rescued after breaking neck in large Manhattan Beach swell

Bill Klauer, 34, of Hermosa Beach, was rescued by fellow surfers after being slammed to the bottom by a large wave and breaking his neck Saturday morning at First Street in Manhattan Beach. Klauer was taken to Harbor UCLA Trauma Center, where on Monday, he was listed as being in stable condition.

 Kevin Cody

Skechers Pier to Pier Friendship Walk becoming an entertainment festival

Skechers Pier to Pier Friendship Walk becoming an entertainment festival

Skechers President Michael Greenberg expressed just one regret at the the Ninth Annual Skechers Pier to Pier Friendship Walk on Sunday, October 29. Tommy Lasorda, the Friendship Walk’s most popular supporter was absent for the first time in the Walks nine year history. But Greenberg wasn’t nearly as disappointed as Lasorda would be that day.

 Kevin Cody

Big swell rewards South Bay Boardriders Club’s patience

Big swell rewards South Bay Boardriders Club’s patience

Saturday’s overhead, WNW swell proved the South Boardriders’ wisdom in having postponed their inaugural 2017 surf contest from two weeks ago, when the surf was flat. Even the tide, which hardly changed, and wind, which barely stirred, cooperated for the contest, moved to this past Saturday, in El Porto.

 Kevin Cody

Hermosa Beach about town

Latest mural honors city lifeguards   Redondo Beach artist Joanna Garel’s 20-foot tall, 30-foot long mural celebrating beach lifeguards was unveiled last Wednesday evening on the side of Mediterraneo restaurant in downtown Hermosa Beach. The mural is the seventh to be commissioned over the past seven years by the non-profit Hermosa Beach Murals Project, which […]

 Kevin Cody

Former Vice President Biden targets Trump in ‘battle of soul of the nation’

Former Vice President Biden targets Trump in ‘battle of soul of the nation’

Without once blaming President Donald Trump by name during his hour, 20 minute talk, former Vice President Joseph Biden relentlessly pointed to the President as both cause and consequence for what he alternately referred to as “phony nationalism” or “phony populism.”

 Kevin Cody

Forties era looks familiar at Hermosa Historical Museum gala

Forties era looks familiar at Hermosa Historical Museum gala

Guests at the Hermosa Beach Historical Museum’s annual Dancing through the Decades gala were encouraged to come in attire appropriate for a 1940s USO Canteen. Which for many of the guests simply meant digging deep down in their closets.

 Kevin Cody

Hermosa Beach mural celebrates beach lifeguards

Hermosa Beach mural celebrates beach lifeguards

Redondo Beach artist Joanna Garel’s 20-foot tall, 30-foot long mural celebrating beach lifeguards was unveiled Wednesday evening on the side of Mediterraneo restaurant in downtown Hermosa Beach.

 Kevin Cody

Palmilla Cocina y Tequila in Hermosa Beach (Video)

Palmilla Cocina y Tequila in Hermosa Beach (Video)

Fine Dining on Pier Plaza? Palmilla in Hermosa Beach is featured in this episode of 2 Minute Reviews. Host Steve Napolitano takes us on a tour of the Pier Plaza restaurant. This video was produced by Civic Couch for Talk About LA.

 Kevin Cody

Former Comedy Club emcee Don Barnhart brings documentary ‘I Am Battle Comic’ to Hermosa Beach

Former Comedy Club emcee Don Barnhart brings documentary ‘I Am Battle Comic’ to Hermosa Beach

The documentary “I Am Battle Comic” follows former Comedy and Magic Club emcee Don Barnhart and his fellow Battle Comics as they entertain troops in Afghanistan, Iraq and Kuwait. It screens at the Hermosa Beach Community Theater on Thursday, Oct. 9.

 Kevin Cody

Historian Jan Dennis, Skechers earn top Manhattan Beach Best of honors

Historian Jan Dennis, Skechers earn top Manhattan Beach Best of honors

“Anyone thinking of running for city council should read Jan Dennis’ history of Manhattan Beach,” Councilman Steve Napolitano advised attendees at the Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce Best of Manhattan Beach awards, Thursday night at Veranda’s Beach House.

 Kevin Cody

Small surf, but plenty of it at Jimmy Miller Surf Fiesta

The 13th Annual Jimmy Miller Surf Fiesta attracted over 150 competitors and their families and friends for a day long contest the matched weighted, 5-surfer teams.

 Kevin Cody

Beach safety – Redondo Safety Fair resources demonstration

Beach safety – Redondo Safety Fair resources demonstration

Safety Fair at Redondo Beach Police Department

 Kevin Cody

Beach people – Two New Stars over Manhattan

Beach people – Two New Stars over Manhattan

God Bless America

 Kevin Cody

Hermosa Beach Pumpkins in the Park Parade

Hermosa Beach Pumpkins in the Park Parade

The Hermosa Beach Friends of the Park jump started Halloween on Saturday, October 14 with its 11th Annual Pumpkins in the park festival at Edith Rodaway Friendship Park.

 Kevin Cody

Jimmy Miller Foundation hosts 13th Annual Surf Festival in Manhattan Beach

Jimmy Miller Foundation hosts 13th Annual Surf Festival in Manhattan Beach

Over 100 surfers, from groms to pros, participated in the 17th Annual Jimmy Miller Surf Fiesta on Sunday at 40th Street in Manhattan Beach.

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