The surf swell that hit the South Bay in late January brought an almost week long run of waves. This is the story of that swell in this episode of Swell Stories produced by Civic Couch. This swell had a combination of waves from bombing beach break closeout barrels to long shouldered waves perfect for […]
Who’s been here? In this episode we take a tour of what is know as Hobo Bridge in Manhattan Beach. Manhattan Beach Police reported that transients have been spotted under the bridge, often referred to by locals as “hobo bridge,” but there have been no reports of crime linked to the area and its transient […]
Please excuse us for getting so excited but it’s been a while since we’ve seen waves over waist high here in the South Bay. The South Bay surf community had something to dust off their surfboards for, waist to occasionally over head waves. Surfers include: Luca Luhrsen, Alex Fry, Chris Wells, Colin Weinberg, Luke Petty […]
Ride along with Brad and special guest, Los Angeles’s favorite on air meteorologist, Vera Jiminez. Vera talks about making fish lips, zip lining, what’s in her bedroom and more. They drive through Manhattan Beach and end up at The Fish Shop, in Hermosa Beach. This video was produced by Civic Couch.
Surfing, volleyball, rooftop pools, dive bars and everything in between. Here’s some of our favorite things to do in the South Bay for your next girls weekend. Check out our new video with Lauren Wilson of ReadySetPTO featuring the best things to do for a girls weekend in the South Bay. We visit Hermosa Beach, […]
Join host Steve Napolitano on a tour of the newly renovated Manhattan Beach Roundhouse Aquarium with Eric Martin, hosted by Steve Napolitano. The Manhattan Beach Roundhouse aquarium in located at the end of the Manhattan Beach Pier. The aquarium is Open daily with free admission. They are dedicated to teaching students & visitors about the […]
Most all of the month of March was like a lamb as far as surfing is concerned, the surf was either small or blown out. Then along comes the first decent swell we’ve seen in months. Let’s enjoy this short lived swell as long as we can. Shot in Hermosa Beach. Surfers include: Noah Collins, […]
We get out of the bubble for this latest episode and join Allen Sarlo, Mr Wave Killer, as he takes host Brad Jacobson on a tour of Malibu. We visit Malibu Farm, Adamson House , Malibu Country Mart and Duke’s Malibu. Allen has lived in Malibu for 25 years and has seen many changes, including the […]
We thought we had heard it all until our friend Bo Bridges called us on a windy afternoon telling us that he was going to attempt to attach himself to his friend John Sedberry, a seasoned kite surfer, and have John tow him on his foil board. We’re always up for a good time so […]
Surfer, skater, pancake lover and singer. Meet Sarah Foley in this episode of “Off the Couch” hosted by Brad Jacobson. Brad and Sarah cruise by car and skateboard through Manhattan Beach sharing stories about growing up in the South Bay and the adventures of life. Sarah grew up in Manhattan Beach and still resides there.
If you’re like me, you barely knew that lawn bowling exist, let alone played by people under 65 years old. I was excited when Aaron Zangle, the US National Lawn Bowling champion, reached out to introduce lawn bowling to me because I wasn’t sure how it was played but was eager to give it a […]
In this episode of Off The Couch we tour El Segundo with our guest Alex Abad. Alex has called El Segundo his home for nearly 30 years. Alex is a realtor, philanthropist, adrenaline junkie, husband, father and grandfather. On our tour we visit Smokey Hollow Bakery, downtown el segundo, and run into El Segundo mayor […]
Comment below if you remember people skateboarding naked down Marine Street in Manhattan Beach during the summer solstice. All stories are welcome. Steve Napolitano shares his memories of people skateboarding naked down Marin Street in Manhattan Beach.
In this episode we catch up with Olympic gold medalist Eric Fonoimoana in Manhattan Beach to discuss his life as a professional volleyball athlete, the olympics and life after competing. The video is hosted by Brad Jacobson of Civic Couch.
In this episode of “On the Couch”host Brad Jacobson sits down with Jeff Miller to discuss being a father, his brother Jimmy, eating at the Beach Hut, the Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation and more.