Kevin Cody

Skechers murals kick up Manhattan public art initiative

Skechers murals kick up Manhattan public art initiative

                    by Kevin Cody Glass, mosaic murals inspired by the Manhattan Beach Pier at sunset and the Round House Aquarium at the end of the pier were unveiled last Wednesday evening on the walls of the newly expanded and remodeled Skechers flagship store, at the corner […]

 Kevin Cody

2018 Walk of Fame Weekend schedule

  The 2018 Hermosa Beach Surfer Walk of Fame inductions of Scott Daley, Kip Jerger and Candy Woodward will take place at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 28 at the Hermosa Beach Pier. The inductions will be followed by the Spyder Surf Fest fashion show and concert. On the preceding evening, Friday, April 27, at 6 […]

 Kevin Cody

‘Old number 13’ Scott Daley joins Hermosa Surfer Walk of Fame

‘Old number 13’ Scott Daley joins Hermosa Surfer Walk of Fame

On Saturday, April 28, Scott Daley will be inducted into the Hermosa Beach Surfers Walk of Fame, along with retired lifeguard Kip Jerger and ‘60s era pro surfer Candy Woodward. Daley will join previous Walk of Fame inductees Mike Purpus, Chris Frohoff, Kelly Gibson and Ted Robinson as members from an era when South Bay’s surfers were a significant force on the pro tour.

 Kevin Cody

Opening Day at King Harbor Yacht Club

       

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Skechers murals kick off Manhattan Beach public art initiative

Skechers murals kick off Manhattan Beach public art initiative

Mosaic murals inspired by the Manhattan Beach Pier at sunset and the marine aquarium at the end of the pier were unveiled Wednesday evening on the walls of the newly expanded Skechers flagship store,in downtown Manhattan Beach.

 Kevin Cody

Redondo Beach Yacht Clubs celebrate opening day

Nowhere in the South Bay is tradition more respected than at the yacht clubs. Opening day ceremonies began with color guard presentations of the flag and singing of the national anthem. Members wore blue blazers and straw hats. Bells were tolled eight times in remembrance of boaters who had passed. And ceremonies concluded with the hoisting of the clubs’ burgees.

 Kevin Cody

Palos Verdes About Town

Native Plant Society Annual Garden Tour Saturday, April 7, 9:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. Featuring guided tours of 3 native and drought tolerant gardens in Palos Verdes. Learn about California native plants from experts. $25 members $30 non-members for info and reservations call: (310) 629-0500 www.sccnps.org. At South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd., Palos […]

 Kevin Cody

Life or death vote for PVE police

Life or death vote for PVE police

by Kevin Cody At the start of this year, Hermosa Beach dissolved its fire department and contracted with Los Angeles County for fire department services. Last month, Redondo Beach Mayor Bill Brand directed his city’s fire chief to research contracting with Los Angeles County for Redondo’s fire services. Palos Verdes Estates residents will face a […]

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Huskies are State basketball champs

Huskies are State basketball champs

By Kevin Cody Rolling Hills Prep sophomore Macy Pakele was named All-CIF Player of the Year and Rolling Hills Prep coach Richard Masson was named Coach of the Year after the Huskies claimed the school’s first-ever State CIF title by winning the Division 4 Girls Basketball Championships. The championship game against Woodside Priory took place […]

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Hermosa celebrates Easter with sunrise services

Despite a chilly Sunday morning, members of Our Lady of Guadalupe and Hope Chapel celebrated Easter with sunrise services. Our Lady of Guadalupe’s services were on the beach at the Hermosa Beach pier. Hope Chapel held It on the lawn in front of the Hermosa Beach Community Center.

 Kevin Cody

Uzuelli makes best of weak conditions to win SB Boardriders/Dive N’ Surf contest in Manhattan Beach

Uzuelli makes best of weak conditions to win SB Boardriders/Dive N’ Surf contest in Manhattan Beach

Brazilian pro surfer Juliano Uzuelli made the bumpy, knee high surf look good in winning the open men’s  division of the South Bay Boardriders/Dive N’ Surf contest last Saturday at 26th Street in Manhattan Beach. Mira Costa surfer Megan Seth used her home court advantage to win the open women’s division.

 Kevin Cody

John “Thunder” Bolton warns Obama of limits to diplomacy

John “Thunder” Bolton warns Obama of limits to diplomacy

John “Thunder” Bolton warns Obama of limits to diplomacy in 2009 on the same issues he will advise the President Trump on, as the new National Security Advisor.

 Kevin Cody

Re/Max Palos Verdes Belle of the Bay Sandra Sanders

Re/Max Palos Verdes Belle of the Bay Sandra Sanders

Sandra Sanders opened Re/Max Palos Verdes in 1984

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Hermosa Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade actually held on St. Patrick’s Day

Hermosa Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade actually held on St. Patrick’s Day

The Hermosa Beach St.  Patrick’s Day Parade, which is held on the Saturday closest to St. Patrick’s Day, was actually held on St. Patrick’s Day this year.

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Best of the Beach 2018

Best of the Beach 2018

Best of awards are really gratitude ceremonies. They are an expression of appreciation for those whose extra effort makes life a little bit richer than it would be otherwise. Just how much richer is evident in the stories and photos of local retailers and service professionals who  appear in the following pages.

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