Obituaries

2017 Year in review: Beach passings

2017 Year in review: Beach passings

January Copter crash claims Justice, Reed Photographer Michael Justice, a long time…

Ruby remembered as ‘everyone’s friend,’ at paddleout in Redondo Beach

Ruby remembered as ‘everyone’s friend,’ at paddleout in Redondo Beach

Several hundred surfers and photo fans of Randy Ruby attended a paddleout in his memory Saturday morning at Torrance Beach. The day was made for photos of the kind Ruby was famous for -- Torrance surfers inside overhead barrels on a warn glassy day. Mayor Bill Brand announced that the city will place a memorial bench on the Esplanade, above Torrance Beach where Ruby like to photograph surfers and meet with friends.…

Harvey Kushner remembered

Harvey Kushner remembered

Kushner was born in Brooklyn in 1930…

Photographer Randy Ruby documented South Bay beach life

Photographer Randy Ruby documented South Bay beach life

by David Mendez   Beloved Redondo Beach photographer Randy Ruby, known for…

Mike Bright won 5 Manhattan Beach VB Opens, Catalina Paddleboard race

Mike Bright won 5 Manhattan Beach VB Opens, Catalina Paddleboard race

Five time Manhattan Beach Open Volleyball Tournament winner (with partner Mike O’Hara) and Catalina Classic Paddleboard Race record setter Mike “Bones” Bright passed away Sept. 22, at age 79. Bright grew up in Hermosa Beach and was a member of the 17th Street Surfing Seals. …

Mary Ruth Giddens 3/18/35- 7/10/17

Mary Ruth Giddens 3/18/35- 7/10/17

Mary was born in Pueblo, Colorado, in 1935…

Keith Robinson

Keith Robinson

Norman Keith Robinson - A lifelong time resident of Manhattan Beach…

Robinson was video game maker,  Making it at the Beach cartoonist

Robinson was video game maker, Making it at the Beach cartoonist

    by Robb Fulcher In 1985, Keith Robinson entered a cartoon…

Champion skateboarder, surfer Ty Page invented pop shove-it

Champion skateboarder, surfer Ty Page invented pop shove-it

    by Mike Purpus Former professional skateboarder and surfer Ty Page…

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