Beach Magazine

Beach trips-Fortune favors the brave

Beach trips-Fortune favors the brave

by Chris Brown A crew of South Bay surfers weigh the prospects of barreling waves versus gun barrels in Baja, and are glad they did.…

Humpback whales: Motivational leapers

Humpback whales: Motivational leapers

by Carolyn Kraft  If you have been feeling down or have lost…

Channel champ Danny Ching

Channel champ Danny Ching

Redondo resident Danny Ching paddled his way into the record books recently, winning the Steinlager Kaiwi Channel Solo OC1 World Championship. Ching became the first non-Hawaiian paddler to win the 32-mile race from Molokai to Oahu, completing the course in 3 hours, 38 minutes, 51 seconds, the second-fastest time in the 18-year history of the race and just 48 seconds off the course record.…

The Big Picture

The Big Picture

Local photography legend John Post wins the first-ever GigaPan Award for his photo of the Manhattan Beach Pier. The Mars rover-based GigaPan may have an edge over traditional panoramic photography.…

Parsley, sage, rosemary and time

Parsley, sage, rosemary and time

There’s a new option for dining in downtown Los Angeles, my pinstriped brethren, in much part thanks to Hermosa Beach resident Sean Krajewski, 28. He and his three “partners” (the group resists typical corporate nomenclature) are creating what is quickly turning into a chain of sandwich shops known as Mendocino Farms.…

Diane’s Beachwear: From Manhattan to everywhere

Diane’s Beachwear: From Manhattan to everywhere

Brilliant colors and splashes of light set the mood for this season’s…

Surf kite coach Matt Sweeting

Surf kite coach Matt Sweeting

The South Bay is spoiled when it comes to kitesurfing. We have Torrance Beach, El Porto and Marina Del Rey for the advanced and surf inclined rider. And yes, kitesurfing is as easy as it looks, providing you have the proper equipment and instruction. …

South Bay Board Riders Club

South Bay Board Riders Club

A.M.I. Hermosa Historical Society Punk Art show

A.M.I. Hermosa Historical Society Punk Art show

Artist Ramond Pettibon and Black Flag and Circle Jerks singer Keith Morris…

Fun, free and fancy spring

Fun, free and fancy spring

The sun is out and spring fashions are in full bloom, leaving…