Baywatch: Pennywise vs Everclear, Skechers Zoom walk, Scary South Bay
Pennywise meets Everclear
BeachLife Festival presents a live streaming of Pennywise’s Jim Lindberg and Everclear’s Art Alexakis on Thursday Oct. 29 at 6 p.m. “Art is one of my favorite songwriters of all time and I’m beyond stoked he agreed to be part of BeachLife. Art is an LA native so hopefully we’ll get some growing up in So Cal stories out of him,” Lindberg said. Lindberg is a Hermosa Beach resident. The conversation may be viewed on the Beachlife Festivals Facebook and YouTube pages. #beachlifefestival #artalexakis #everclear #jimlindberg #pennywise #epitaphrecords #livestream. Photo courtesy of BeachLife
Sunday was a good day for former Dodger general manager Tommy Lasorda. He helped the Skechers Pier to Pier Walk raise nearly $2 million, and his team won the World Series. EasyReader screen capture
Skecher Walk a Zooming success
The 12th Annual Skechers Pier to Pier Friendship Walk raised $1.8 million of its $2 million goal by the end of the day Sunday, when virtual streaming of the event ended. In past years, the walk has drawn close to 15,000 people to the Manhattan pier. This year, because of the pandemic, the walk was held online.
The money raised included over $400,000 the for Friendship Foundation and local education foundations in Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, el Segundo, Palos Verdes and Torrance.
Strength Thru Unity
Redondo Beach resident Luis Alfredo Vasquez-Ajmac co-producing “Strength Thru Unity,” a multicultural election special that will stream and broadcast on KPFK FM 90.7 on Friday, Oct. 30 from 5 to 6 p.m. Guests will include filmmaker Gilda Brasch, activist/artist Genesis Hart, La Revista publisher Ivette Zamaro and Nancy Yap, the Executive Director of the Center for Asian Americans United for Self-Empowerment (CAUSE). KMEX news anchor Gabriela Teissier will moderate.
Chris Miller hosts “Haunting Stories of the South Bay,” on Thursday, Oct. 29 at 6:30 p.m. The talk is one in a series of Zoom programs the Historical Society is presenting each month. For more detail, visit HermosaBeachHistoricalSociety.org/lecture-series. ER
by Kevin Cody
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