Kevin Cody

Dumptrucks on parade at Skechers’ Manhattan Beach excavation site

Dumptrucks on parade at Skechers’ Manhattan Beach excavation site

Thirty dumptrucks lined up Friday morning on Kuhn Drive and Pacific Coast Highway to haul dirt from a half block to make way for a new Skechers building at Duncan and Pacific Coast Highway in Manhattan Beach.

 Kevin Cody

Beach wheels: Nissan Armada Platinum is a quiet, handsome beast

Beach wheels: Nissan Armada Platinum is a quiet, handsome beast

The Nissan Armada Platinum’s towing capacity is solid at 8,500 pounds — enough to pull your boat, jet skis or camping gear without breaking a sweat.

 Kevin Cody

Mira Costa High bands to perform at Lighthouse for Epipalooza fundraiser

Mira Costa High bands to perform at Lighthouse for Epipalooza fundraiser

Mira Costa End Epilepsy hosts a fundraising concert this Saturday, June 1 at the The Lighthouse Cafe, from 3 to 8 p.m., featuring five local bands, including End Epilepsy founder Slater Heidrich’s Good Vibe.

 Kevin Cody

Developer Bob Lowe looks back on 10th anniversary of Terranea Resort in Palos Verdes

Developer Bob Lowe looks back on 10th anniversary of Terranea Resort in Palos Verdes

Developer Bob Lowe looks back on Terranea Resort’s 10th anniversary and 10 years before that.

 Kevin Cody

New El Segundo Battalion Chief Deena Lee makes history

New El Segundo Battalion Chief Deena Lee makes history

El Segundo firefighter Deena Lee becomes South Bay’s first female battalion chief.

 Kevin Cody

Jimmy Miller Foundation honors DeSantises at Manhattan Beach Bene Fiesta

Jimmy Miller Foundation honors DeSantises at Manhattan Beach Bene Fiesta

Rebecca and Rob DeSantis were presented with the inaugural Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation Legacy Award during the foundation’s annual BeneFiesta party last weekdend in Manhattan Beach.

 Kevin Cody

Best of the Beach 2019 Hospital: Torrance Memorial

Best of the Beach 2019 Hospital: Torrance Memorial

Torrance Memorial Medical Center

 Kevin Cody

Mira Costa’s Velvin, Vazquez win Manhattan Beach Roundhouse 5K

Mira Costa’s Velvin, Vazquez win Manhattan Beach Roundhouse 5K

The Manhattan Beach Roundhouse Aquarium Cheer Squad ‘pun-ished’ runners at the 7th Annual Roundhouse 5K on Saturday at the Manhattan Beach pier.

 Kevin Cody

BeachLife Silver Surfers

BeachLife Silver Surfers

 

 Kevin Cody

Sisters string it together

Sisters string it together

by Kevin Cody When Alexandra Adishian was 5 and her sister Isabella 4 their mother Lena took the sisters to Dietz Brothers music store in Manhattan Beach. As they approached the door, the mother told her daughters to each pick out the instrument they liked best. Alexandra, who had already begun taking violin lessons, went […]

 Kevin Cody

HB Walk of Fame inductsshaper, singers, pro surfers

HB Walk of Fame inductsshaper, singers, pro surfers

by Kevin Cody “I might as well address the elephant in the room,” surfboard shaper Pat Ryan said at the start of his Hermosa Beach Surfer’s Walk of Fame induction talk. Listening with anticipation were over 500 people who attended the 2019 induction ceremony Saturday morning on Pier Plaza. “You’re all probably wondering why it […]

 Kevin Cody

Surf League, Boardridersrecognize surfer scholars

by Kevin Cody The South Bay Scholastic Surfing Association (SBSSA) celebrated what many believe was the best winter surf season in over a decade with an awards presentation last Friday evening at the Hermosa Beach Community Center. The high school surf league includes 12 schools, from San Pedro to Santa Monica. Mira Costa High finished […]

 Kevin Cody

Jeff Jones wins South Bay Boardriders Big Wave Challenge

Jeff Jones wins South Bay Boardriders Big Wave Challenge

Jeff Jones has long been recognized as the best unrecognized surfer in the South Bay. He lost that title Friday evening when he won the South Bay Boardriders 2019 Big Wave Challenge Award.

 Kevin Cody

Hermosa Beach Surfer Walk of Fame inducts shaper Pat Ryan, former pros Liz Benavidez and Ron Garner and The Beach Boys

Hermosa Beach Surfer Walk of Fame  inducts shaper Pat Ryan, former pros Liz Benavidez and Ron Garner and The Beach Boys

“I might as well address the elephant in the room,” surfboard shaper Pat Ryan said at the start of his Hermosa Beach Surfer Walk of Fame induction talk. Listening with anticipation were over 500 people who attended the 2019 induction ceremony Saturday morning on Pier Plaza.

 Kevin Cody

Hermosa Beach Surfer Walk of Fame 2019: a shaper, two pro surfers and The Beach Boys

Hermosa Beach Surfer Walk of Fame 2019: a shaper, two pro surfers and The Beach Boys

Surfboard shaper Pat Ryan, former pro surfers Liz Benavidez and Ronnie Garner, and Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Beach Boys will be inducted in the Hermosa Beach Surfer’s Walk of Fame on Saturday. The inductions will be held on the Hermosa Beach Pier at 11 a.m.