Kevin Cody

49th Annual Easy Reader Writing, Photography Contest

49th Annual Easy Reader Writing, Photography Contest

Story and photo submissions are now being accepted for the 49th Annual Easy Reader Anniversary contest: Deadline: Friday, July 26. 

 Kevin Cody

Redondo Beach Bing’s long lost board to be exhibited at 60th anniversary 

Redondo Beach Bing’s long lost board to be exhibited at 60th anniversary 

by Kevin Cody Last year, Susan O’Connor, of Whittier, contacted Bing Copeland about a surfboard belonging to her recently deceased father. She had found the blue-paneled longboard with an oval Bing laminate in the rafters of her parents’ garage. She told him she wanted to make it into a bench or bar top for her […]

 Kevin Cody

Bullock repeats with Redondo Beach Swim the Avenues victory

Bullock repeats with Redondo Beach Swim the Avenues victory

Ryan Bullock, 35, of Hermosa Beach, continued his dominance of local open ocean swims on Sunday by winning the Second Annual Redondo Beach Swim the Avenues.

 Kevin Cody

49th Annual Easy Reader Writing, Photography Contest

49th Annual Easy Reader Writing, Photography Contest

Story and photo submissions are now being accepted for the 49th Annual Easy Reader Anniversary contest: Deadline: Friday, July 26 

 Kevin Cody

Redondo Beach Swim the Avenues 2019

Redondo Beach Swim the Avenues 2019

Over 500 swimmers participated in the Secondo Annual Swim the Avenues on Sunday, July 14> Local swim clubs represented included SOBA, SCAT, Peninsula, SMOG and Equinox. Photos by Kevin Cody  

 Kevin Cody

Manhattan Beach First Break Tennis ‘Returns the Serve’

Manhattan Beach First Break Tennis ‘Returns the Serve’

First Break Tennis Academy is hosting the third annual “Return the Serve Fun Day” on Friday, July 12 at the Dignity Health Sports Park (formerly the Home Depot Center) in Carson. First Break co-founder Rick Buchta, of Manhattan Beach, said the day is intended to introduce kids to tennis and will include free tennis lessons, […]

 Kevin Cody

Manhattan Beach Mile returns to Grand Prix for second year

Manhattan Beach Mile returns to Grand Prix for second year

Prize money totaling $5,000 will be awarded to the top three finishers in the men’s and women’s divisions of the Second Annual Manhattan Beach Mile on Sunday, July 21. The race is held in conjunction with Chevron Manhattan Beach Grand Prix. The women’s race begins at noon and the men’s at 12:15 p.m. The course […]

 Kevin Cody

First, Pugliese dominant in Ocean Prone final

First, Pugliese dominant in Ocean Prone final

  by Kevin  Cody Three-time Catalina Classic Paddleboard champion Max First, of Manhattan Beach, reasserted his local dominance by winning Sunday’s 12-mile Ocean Prone race in 2:02:36, nine minutes ahead of second place finisher Mauricio León de la Barra, of Marina Del Rey. Finishing third was Alex Merrill, winner of the previous weekend’s 22-mile Rock […]

 Kevin Cody

Hermosa Beach July 4 Ironman approaches half century

Hermosa Beach July 4 Ironman approaches half century

A popular, though controversial Hermosa Beach tradition approached the half century mark this Fourth of July with the 49th annual holding of the Hermosa Beach Ironman.

 Kevin Cody

Hermosa Beach 24th Place Fourth of July Parade

Hermosa Beach 24th Place Fourth of July Parade

For over three decades, 24th Place, Hermosa Beach residents have paraded through their neighborhood behind the Garrettn family’s famiar white Ford pick-up truck.

 Kevin Cody

Lee Clow thought different

Lee Clow thought different

The mind behind the Energizer Bunny, the Taco Bell Chihuahua and the woman who threw the hammer at a very big screen during the 1984 Super Bowl

 Kevin Cody

Beach wheels: VW’s 2019 Atlas SEL R-Line a solid family hauler

Beach wheels: VW’s 2019 Atlas SEL R-Line a solid family hauler

The Volkswagen 2019 Atlas SEL R-Line sports utility vehicle delivers uncompromised comfort and driving capability.

 Kevin Cody

Descendents bring South Bay punk to French heavy metal festival

Descendents bring South Bay punk to French heavy metal festival

The Descendents’ Milo Aukerman reminded French heavy metal fans of where punk music began by wearing a Hermosa Beach T-shirt during the Descendents’ performance Friday night at the Hellfest Summer Open Air concert in Clisson.

 Kevin Cody

The 20th Annual Hermosa Beach Triathlon

The 20th Annual Hermosa Beach Triathlon

The 20th Annual Hermosa Beach Triathlon will draw 700 competitors to downtown Hermosa Beach on Sunday. The race begins at 7 a.m. with a quarter mile swim on the south side of the pier, followed by a 10-mile bike ride up Pier Avenue and looping around Valley and Ardmore drives, before returning to the pier. […]

 Kevin Cody

Former Thousand Oaks City Manager Mitnick to lead El Segundo

Former Thousand Oaks City Manager Mitnick to lead El Segundo

Former Thousand Oaks city manager Scott Mitnick selected to replace departing El Segundo City Manager Greg Carpenter.

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