Kevin Cody

Chanukah Celebration, Menorah lighting at Hermosa Beach pier

Chanukah Celebration, Menorah lighting at Hermosa Beach pier

The Jewish Community Center hosted its Fifth Annual Chanukah Celebration on the Hermosa Beach Pier Plaza Sunday afternoon.

 Kevin Cody

Redondo renames school to honor ‘most treasured citizen’

Redondo renames school to honor ‘most treasured citizen’

by Kevin Cody Redondo Shores School Principal Anthony Bridi introduced Patricia Dreizler by noting he stopped counting the Redondo Beach awards she has received when the number reached 100. And for the same reason, he stopped counting the community organizations she had worked with. “Instead, I decided to simply read the titles she has held,” […]

 Kevin Cody

Warren Miller ski film tribute

Warren Miller ski film tribute

  “Face of Winter,” the 69th Warren Miller Entertainment film, and the first since the legendary Hermosa Beach filmmaker’s passing, screens at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7 at the Hermosa Beach Community Theatre. The film features tributes to Miller from the world’s top skiers. Prior to the screening, the Hermosa Beach Historical Museum will […]

 Kevin Cody

ES people – West Basin’s Scott Houston hopes to build on the water district’s past successes and prevent a repeat of past failures

ES people – West Basin’s Scott Houston hopes to build on the water district’s past successes and prevent a repeat of past failures

Houston to mission control

 Kevin Cody

ES education – El Camino College

ES education – El Camino College

ECC partners with business

 Kevin Cody

ES fashion – Matisse finds its footing in Sleepy Hollow

ES fashion – Matisse finds its footing in Sleepy Hollow

‘A little bit of country, a little rock n’ roll’

 Kevin Cody

ES fashion – A fashionable ladies night out

ES fashion – A fashionable ladies night out

for the ES Education Foundation

 Kevin Cody

One person dies in six-car, Redondo Beach accident

One person dies in six-car, Redondo Beach accident

Pacific Coast Highway at Torrance Boulevard in Redondo Beach was closed for nearly 24 hours, following a fatal accident that took place about 2:50 on Wednesday, the day before Thanksgiving.

 Kevin Cody

Mama Liz, Nicki Tedesco Thanksgiving Dinners in Hermosa Beach

Mama Liz, Nicki Tedesco Thanksgiving Dinners in Hermosa Beach

Over 40 cooked turkeys and even more pies were delivered to the Hermosa Beach Kiwanis and Rotary halls Thanksgiving morning. The donated fixings were just enough to serve the more than 400 guests who attended the 34th Annual Absolutely Free Mama Liz Thanksgiving Dinner. 

 Kevin Cody

South Bay Boardriders host paddleboard races

South Bay Boardriders host paddleboard races

In 2018, SBBC collaborated with Catalina Classic Paddleboard Race committee members Matt Walls and  Scott Rusher, and the City of Hermosa Beach to found the South Bay Paddle, a 15 mile race from the Hermosa Beach Pier, south four miles to the Palos Verdes Beach Club, four miles out to sea to the R10 buoy, and back to the Hermosa Beach pier.

 Kevin Cody

Remembering Hermosa Beach’s master auto restorer Mick Felder

Remembering Hermosa Beach’s master auto restorer Mick Felder

For my 14th birthday, a large group of us met at Micks shop on a Friday to caravan down to Ruby’s Diner car show. Mick drove his 1917 Studebaker.

 Kevin Cody

South Bay Boardriders Club: 2018 Report

  South Bay Boardriders President’s Report           South Bay Boardriders hosts Big Wave Challenge             South Bay Boardriders Club scholarships       Boardrider contests go high tech       South Bay Boardriders Grom-O-Rama

 Kevin Cody

South Bay Boardriders Club offers more than surf contests

South Bay Boardriders Club offers more than surf contests

This past year, our 9-year-old, all volunteer club launched nearly a dozen new activities in support of our mission “to introduce families, youth, and our community to all aspects of ocean activities, and to being guardians of our local shoreline.”  

 Kevin Cody

South Bay Boardriders host Big Wave Challenge

South Bay Boardriders host Big Wave Challenge

The South Bay Boardriders Club established the Big Wave Challenge in 2011 to recognize a select group of surfers who chase big waves.  Waves must be at least “Triple Overhead” and caught between Indicator in Palos Verdes and Dockweiler State Beach in El Segundo.

 Kevin Cody

South Bay Boardriders helps guard shoreline

South Bay Boardriders helps guard shoreline

Part of the South Bay Boardriders Club mission is to be “Guardians of the Shoreline.” This includes beach clean-ups and fundraisers traditionally associated with ocean-based, non-profit groups. But in addition, we set an example of contemporary sustainability.