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.
In this episode host Brad Jacobson and guest Derek Levy grab a Toyota Tacoma and head through Hermosa Beach and share stories with Derek Levy, ending up at 1st Street in Manhattan Beach. Derek is an incredible surfer, chiropractor, property manager, band member, philanthropist, father and husband. We’re still amazed he had time to be […]
On this episode of “On the Couch” host Brad Jacobson sits down with Redondo Beach Mayor Bill Brand and discusses Redondo Beach, surfing, the AES power plant, the 2028 Olympics and more. This video was shot on Oct 18, 2018.
In this episode of “On the Couch” host Brad Jacobson sits down with Hermosa Beach resident Annie Seawright. They discuss the Ironman, growing up in Hermosa Beach and life outside the bubble.
In this episode of Swell Stories we follow another big swell which hit the South Bay a few days after our last “Swell Stories” episode. We’re pretty happy with the winter so far! Surfers include Matt Mohagen, Chad Parks, Damien Fahrenfort and others.
Host Brad Jacobson sits down with Doug Weems in the Manhattan Beach Lounge. Doug discusses everything from touring cross country in a smelly van on the Warp Tour with his band 98 Mute to raising a family in Redondo Beach.