NBA Coach Steve Nash at home on the (tennis) court, in Manhattan Beach

by Paul Teetor Even before Steve Nash left tennis court number 3 at Live Oak Park Saturday morning, a long line of gushing fans and eager favor seekers were waiting to ambush him. Excuse me, Steve, could you sign this basketball for my son? “Of course, got a pen?” Uh, Steve, do you mind taking a selfie with me? “Sure, where’s your camera?” Hey Steve, I saw a video of you and Kevin Durant online, and you had him shooting…

ENTERTAINMENT

The LA Art Show’s back this weekend

By Bondo Wyszpolski

LA Art Show returns Less spectacular, but plenty to see by Bondo Wyszpolski There are many places to see art in and around Los Angeles, but one location where it all comes together is the annual LA Art Show, where dozens and dozens of galleries and exhibitors display dozens and dozens of the most talented…

Riding along with Fido… and T-Rex

By Bondo Wyszpolski

Of dinosaurs and dogs Barks and growls at Universal Studios Hollywood by Bondo Wyszpolski Let’s start with the one where you won’t get drenched, and that would be “The Secret Life of Pets: Off the Leash!” which is the newest attraction at Universal, and one that’s fairly charming all in all. Besides, it’s one thing…

Chinese home cooking comes to Redondo

By Richard Foss

Over the course of culinary history, there are ideas that are recreated again and again. Every culture has some version of meat roasted over a fire, whether they call it barbecue, kebab, shashlik, yakitori, or something else. Similarly, once people come up with the idea of dough, it’s a natural thing to wrap it around…

The steak that would be king

By Richard Foss

Naming a steakhouse “The Rex” may seem presumptuous, because that title asserts kingship. Another steakhouse might assert that they are the queen of such establishments, or perhaps a prince, but that makes all other steakhouses subjects or vassals. It does make sense because good beef was historically the food of the aristocracy in most of…